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Moscow vows ‘not to interfere’ in OPCW’s work in Syria

Moscow vows ‘not to interfere’ in OPCW’s work in Syria

The Hague, Apr 16 :  Moscow vowed today to not interfere in the work of a fact-finding mission sent to Syria by the global chemical arms watchdog to probe an alleged poison gas attack in Douma. “Russia confirms its commitment to ensure safe (sic) and security of the mission and will not interfere in its […]

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Syria’s allies say airstrikes undercut political resolution

Syria’s allies say airstrikes undercut political resolution

Damascus, Apr 15 (AP) The leaders of Russia, Iran and the Hezbollah group in Lebanon said today that Western airstrikes on their ally, Syria, have complicated prospects for a political settlement to the country’s seven-year conflict. A day after the US, Britain and France bombarded sites they said were linked to a chemical weapons program, […]

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  India’s inclusion in NSG will boost global export control system: Germany

   India’s inclusion in NSG will boost global export control system: Germany

  New Delhi, Apr 16 (PTI) Strongly pitching for India’s inclusion in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Germany today said the global export control system will benefit a lot from New Delhi’s participation in all its four regimes. Out of the four export control regimes that work to keep proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction […]

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China says it wants to stick to ‘right path’ of bilateral ties with India

China says it wants to stick to ‘right path’ of bilateral ties with India

Beijing, Apr 16 :  China wants to stick to the “right path” of bilateral ties with India, explore new areas for cooperation and ensure sound and steady development of the relationship, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said today. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying’s remarks came during a media briefing as she replied to a question on […]

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China’s multi role fighter jets J-10C begin combat duty

China’s multi role fighter jets J-10C begin combat duty

Beijing, Apr 16 : China’s new indigenously developed multi-role stealth fighter jet J-10C, capable of striking precisely both land and maritime targets, were put into active combat duty today, the military said. The third-generation supersonic fighter jets are equipped with an advanced avionics system and multiple advanced armament, making it capable of precisely striking both land […]

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President Ramaphosa leads Gandhi Walk in South Africa

President Ramaphosa leads Gandhi Walk in South Africa

Johannesburg, Apr 16:  South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led nearly 5,000 people at the annual ‘Gandhi Walk’ in Lenasia, an Indian township south of Johannesburg, seeking to promote community awareness and fitness among his countrymen. This was the first time that a sitting head of the state joined the walk, now in its 33rd consecutive […]

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US, France, Britain launch new UN bid for Syria chemical weapons probe

US, France, Britain launch new UN bid for Syria chemical weapons probe

United Nations, Apr 15 :  The United States, France and Britain today launched a new bid at the United Nations to investigate chemical weapons attacks in Syria, just hours after firing military strikes against Syrian targets. The three allies circulated a joint draft resolution at the Security Council that also calls for unimpeded deliveries of […]

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UN rejects Russian attempt to condemn US aggression in Syria

UN rejects Russian attempt to condemn US aggression in Syria

United Nations, Apr 15 :  The UN Security Council overwhelmingly rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of “aggression” by the United States, United Kingdom and France against Syria today, a vote reflecting support for the allied air strikes on Syrian chemical sites. But the vote at the end of an emergency meeting called by […]

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UK historian wants 1857 revolt soldier’s skull buried in India

UK historian wants 1857 revolt soldier’s skull buried in India

London, Apr 15 :  A British historian wants the skull of an Indian soldier who was among those executed after the revolt of 1857 against the East India Company to be repatriated to India and buried where he participated in his last battle. Dr Kim Wagner, Senior Lecturer in British Imperial History at Queen Mary […]

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Man tries to hijack plane in China using fountain pen

Man tries to hijack plane in China using fountain pen

Beijing, Apr 15: A mentally ill passenger today tried to hold a flight attendant hostage using a fountain pen as a weapon, forcing an Air China flight bound for Beijing to make an unscheduled landing. Air China Flight 1350 from Changsha to Beijing was diverted to Zhengzhou after a crew member was held hostage by […]