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Migrant dinghy catches fire at sea, forcing dramatic rescue

Migrant dinghy catches fire at sea, forcing dramatic rescue

Some of the boat's passengers rested on the overturned dinghy as they awaited rescuing. Air force personnel, now surveilling maritime areas with the European border and coast agency Frontex, threw the group a life raft and alerted Spanish coastguards.


Merkel, Modi push trade ties and climate action

Merkel, Modi push trade ties and climate action

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the efforts of Germany for their investment in football academies and for promoting a sporting culture that is widely heralded as one of the best in the world. Modi spoke of themes such as climate protection and smart cities, which came up for discussion. "He said, 'I don't have a problem with Germany, I have a problem with German trade, '" Cohn added.


Trump hits back at mounting German criticism with tweet

Trump hits back at mounting German criticism with tweet

Merkel later hosted Modi over a luncheon meeting with senior leaders followed by the inauguration of the Indo-German Business Summit, where Modi set out India's stall as an investment-friendly destination and the world's fastest growing major economy and a "bright spot in the economic landscape of the world".



Modi backs Merkel's 'strong leadership' while Trump slams Germany

Modi also made a call for European Union (EU) unity and said India would play a positive role in enhancing that through Germany. Modi's support comes at a crucial time for Merkel, who has been fighting secessionist tendencies within the bloc since Britain chose to leave the 28-member bloc through a referendum in June past year.



Trump Doubles Down On Germany Criticism

The Prime Minister further said that Germany's high technology skills and India's frugal engineering would prove beneficial for the world. " Donald Trump is making clear with his tweet that he considers Germany a political opponent", said Thomas Oppermann, the parliamentary caucus leader of the Social Democrats, the junior partners in Merkel's coalition government.



Trump in Israel says 'rare opportunity' to bring peace to region

The White House struggled to answer the question. Ross: I think the other thing that was fascinating to me. Later Tuesday, Trump will return to Jerusalem to visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and deliver remarks. Mr Trump then travelled to Jerusalem by helicopter, where he met President Reuven Rivlin. He's taken a tougher than expected line on settlements, saying he doesn't believe they help the peace process, though he's stopped short of calling for a full construction freeze.