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Indira most acceptable PM even today: Pranab

Indira most acceptable PM even today: Pranab

He recalled that after being elected party president on January 2, 1978, she had taken only until January 20 to finish the process of formation of the working committee, the parliamentary board, PCCs and AICC structures, so the party could prepare for elections to the state assemblies of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Assam and NEFA that year.



China's Xi Jinping says Belt and Road needs to reject protectionism

Ciobo said there are a lot of opportunities for Australian businesses to be involved in China's new initiatives. The United States had complained to China on Friday over the inclusion of a North Korean delegation at the event. "We note that he described the Belt and Road as a bridge for peace, a road to prosperity, a way to boost inclusive growth and balanced development, and to promote equality".



Jordan, Egypt, Palestine reiterate commitment to Mideast peace

The Palestinians assume that Trump will leave the US Embassy in Tel Aviv, but may offer recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The response triggered the "first public dispute" between Tel Aviv and the Trump administration, according to Israeli newspaper, Haaretz .



Israel urges US to transfer embassy to Jerusalem

Since taking office in January, Trump has shown signs of shelving his campaign pledge to move the embassy from Tel Aviv, while vowing to do what is necessary to clinch a Middle East peace agreement. "The American administration has made it crystal clear that far from ignoring Abbas and the Palestinians, as some Israeli officials had hoped Mr. Trump would do, it will treat them with kid gloves", the article said.



Moon's rise to power in South Korea causes worries, hopes abroad

Moon Jae-in, who strongly favours a diplomatic approach to relations with North Korea, stated during his inauguration speech earlier today that he will have serious negotiations with China and the USA over THAAD; and that he will visit North Korea when condition allow.


North Korea claims USA poses 'nuclear threats'

North Korea claims USA poses 'nuclear threats'

North Korea's state media praised Kim's accomplishments, saying that the country has withstood what it calls U.S. nuclear blackmail and sanctions. Four U.S. Mr Fowle said: "I advise anyone planning personal travel to North Korea to seriously reconsider their plans". "He was a very diligent, hardworking man determined to help people in North Korea", he said.