Angela Merkel’s conservative party wins election in Germany’s western state

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party easily won an election in Germany’s western Saarland state on Sunday, an unexpectedly strong performance as Merkel prepares to seek a fourth term in a national vote later this year. The outcome was disappointing for her center-left rivals, the Social Democrats, in their first electoral test since nominating More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour

Sydney’s Opera House and Harbour Bridge plunged into darkness today to mark Earth Hour, as global landmarks began dimming their lights to draw attention to climate change. Millions of people from some 170 More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Tillerson will meet with NATO members next week in Brussels

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with NATO members next week in Brussels, officials said Friday, as alliance diplomats worked to nail down the date. “We are currently planning to hold the meeting More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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U.S-Israel talks conclude unable to agree on a settlement policy

The White House expressed its “concerns” with settlement construction after talks with senior Israeli officials in Washington ended Thursday night with a joint statement showing the two governments unable to More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Terror attack on Parliament of United Kingdom

Terror returned to the streets of London on Wednesday when an assailant armed with two long knives drove his car through a crowd of people on Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death on the grounds More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Foreign ministers from 68 countries meet in Washington to agree on the next steps to defeat ISIS

Foreign ministers from 68 countries meet in Washington on Wednesday to agree on the next steps to defeat Islamic State, the first such gathering of the U.S-led military coalition since the election of President More...

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By Kuldeep Chhetri On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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US govt temporarily ban electronic device in flights of 8 countries including Saudi Arabia

The US government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights originating in eight other countries from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and most other electronics in carry-on luggage starting Tuesday. The More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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South Korea cautious after North Korea’s latest rocket-engine test

North Korea’s latest rocket-engine test showed “meaningful” progress, South Korea said on Monday, while an analyst said it was a dangerous step towards the North’s goal of developing a rocket More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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China, Saudi Arabia signed a memorandum on investment at $65 billion

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman met with China’s premier on Friday, a day after the two nations signed a memorandum of understanding on investment cooperation valued at $65 billion. Beijing meanwhile is rolling out More...

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By Kuldeep Chhetri On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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China to get a chance to improve Beijing-New Delhi relations.

The BJP’s election victory in Uttar Pradesh will lead to a more “hard line” Narendra Modi government which will be good for India’s development. An emboldened Modi government post-UP was More...