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Modi leaves for Russian Federation after 'successful' visit to Spain

A revival of two-way trade, which slumped to below $8 billion in 2015 despite an ambitious bilateral target of achieving $30bn by 2030, will be a key priority during Modi's visit. Following talks, both sides signed 12 agreements and memoranda of understandings that included cooperation in digitalization, skill development, cyber policy, health, railway safety and sustainable urban development.


Suspect In Fatal Portland Stabbing To Appear In Court Tuesday

Suspect In Fatal Portland Stabbing To Appear In Court Tuesday

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler urged organizers of a " Trump Free Speech Rally " scheduled for Sunday in a park to cancel it, saying the event was inappropriate after the stabbings and speculating that it could turn violent. A stranger intervened, telling Christian he couldn't disrespect the girls in such a way, she said. On Friday night, 23-year-old Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche lost his life after standing up to a racist heckler on Portland's MAX train.



Explosion in diplomatic area of Kabul kills, wounds dozens

Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said at least 50 people were killed or wounded in the suicide vehicle bombing Wednesday. Pajhwok news agency quoted Najib Danish of the Ministry of Interior as saying that it was a suicide vehicle bombing.



Car bomb in Afghanistan kills at least 9, injures 90 others

But the site of the bombing is much nearer to the German embassy . " Mohammed Nazir worked as a driver for the BBC Afghan Service for more than four years and was a popular colleague". The victims appear mainly to have been Afghan civilians and there were no immediate reports of casualties among foreign embassy staff. Gabriel offered his condolences to the guard's family.