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Modi meeting start of a great friendship: Shalabh Kumar

Modi meeting start of a great friendship: Shalabh Kumar

India's growth presents a win-win partnership for the country and the U.S., and American companies have a great opportunity to contribute to that, Modi told the CEOs, according to Bagley. "Prime Minister Modi's visit provides an opportunity once again to press India for results", the lawmakers said in the letter dated June 23. Among US goods affected were solar and information technology products, telecommunications equipment and biotechnology products, they said.


Almost 150 killed as oil tanker blows up in Pakistan

Almost 150 killed as oil tanker blows up in Pakistan

Many bodies were burned beyond recognition and television pictures showed piles of burnt out motorbikes, apparently those of people who arrived to collect fuel or just to have a look. "One body has been recovered and 11 others are still missing", Ahmed said . The dead included men, women and children, he said . He said many people were covered in oil and burned and that an emergency had been declared in the city.



U.S. military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

Iran's mostly-errant missile launches at Islamic State (ISIS) targets were not just a retaliatory strike on the terror group but a warning to the United States and Saudi Arabia, an Iranian general said . Trump officials are keeping their strategy discussions out of public view, but the increased USA presence is Syria should be viewed as a sign of the administration's willingness to confront Iran , according to the source .



Trump calls Modi 'true friend', ahead of meet

In what could be an apparent reference to China's assertiveness in the South China Sea, Modi noted that following the global rules has always been India's tradition and culture.He also promised to the Indian American community that he will fulfil their dreams of India's development.


Israel starts work on new settlement amid United States peace push

Israel starts work on new settlement amid United States peace push

Tuesday's ground-clearing work for the settlement to be called Amichai was in preparation for the installation of mobile homes to house about 300 settlers evicted from Amona. Video showed him giving Netanyahu, a friend of Kushner's father, a handshake and a hug as they prepared to sit down with the Israeli ambassador to Washington, the USA ambassador to Israel and other senior officials for preliminary discussions.



Trump wants to dismantle Obama-era Cuba policies

Early reports from Washington indicate President Trump is vowing to keep his campaign pledge to anti-Castro hardliners in south Florida. Trump will reportedly prohibit Americans and United States companies from doing business with a Cuban conglomerate that owns large sections of the island nation's economy, Bloomberg reported .