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Dutch PM lauds India's commitment to renewable energy, Paris Climate Agreement

Dutch PM lauds India's commitment to renewable energy, Paris Climate Agreement

Analysts, such as Kugelman, say it is notable that the two leaders directly referenced such potential tension points. Modi pulled in Trump for a bear hug on the stage as the cameras rolled in the Rose Garden. In her media briefing, Ghanashyam said that the Indian Prime Minister also had an audience with King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Queen Maxima during the course of his day's engagements.


Death Toll In Pakistan Oil Tanker Explosion Reaches 154

Death Toll In Pakistan Oil Tanker Explosion Reaches 154

Scores die while collecting fuel from vehicle that overturned and exploded on road near Bahawalpur in eastern Pakistan . Suddenly, fire broke out in the oil tanker and engulfed all people, engaged in collecting oil. Local news channels showed black smoke billowing skyward and scores of burned bodies, as well as rescue officials speeding the injured to hospital and army helicopters ferrying the wounded.


Ultra-Orthodox lawmaker: Reform Jews don't believe in Temple

Ultra-Orthodox lawmaker: Reform Jews don't believe in Temple

Rabbi Seth Farber, director of ITIM, an organization that helps Israelis navigate religious bureaucracy, and a founder of the Giyur Kahalacha courts, called the bill in its current form "a nightmare for every citizen of the State of Israel and more than this - to every Jew living anywhere in the world".


U.S. health-insurance bill faces stiff opposition

U.S. health-insurance bill faces stiff opposition

Collins' opposition highlights the delicate balance that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must strike as he tries to deliver a legislative win to President Donald Trump by reconciling the Republican Party's moderate and conservative wings.



Modi meets Trump with his usual greeting: bear hugs

In a "great gesture", the Trumps took the prime minister for a tour of the White House , including the residential quarters. The two leaders called for an early resumption of discussions that would result in the broad-based Trade and Investment Agreement between India and the European Union.


Corruption charge increases pressure on Brazil's president

Corruption charge increases pressure on Brazil's president

One of the recordings contains audio in which the president, who is also under investigation for obstruction of justice and illicit association, tried to buy the silence of a former member of Congress now imprisoned for participating in the Petrobras corruption scandal.