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Modi arrives in Belgium to attend India-EU Summit

Modi arrives in Belgium to attend India-EU Summit

March 30:Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today for a hectic day-long visit during which he will attend the India-EU Summit and hold bilateral talks with his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel. Though terror is expected to figure prominently both at the Summit and also in the bilateral talks in the wake of the Brussels suicide

Pak admits, policy to back terror groups in Kashmir ‘backfired’

March 29:Pakistan’s involvement with jihadi groups at the highest level aimed at “liberation” of Jammu and Kashmir has backfired, ex-diplomat Husain Haqqani said on Tuesday following the deadly terror attack in Lahore. And even as its decades-old policy has backfired, the Pakistani establishment is reluctant to declare an all-out war against terrorist groups, Mr. Haqqani,

Death toll in Lahore suicide attack rises to 72

March 28:The death toll in the horrific Taliban suicide bombing at a popular public park where Christians were celebrating Easter in this eastern Pakistani city rose to 72 today. A large number of people including Christians were present in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Iqbal Town area here when the blast occurred yesterday, leaving many in

Pope celebrates outdoor Easter Mass; Vatican security tight

March 28:Pope Francis is celebrating Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square, where tens of thousands of faithful are patiently enduring tight security to be near him. Police are checking the handbags and backpacks of tourists, pilgrims, Romans and journalists who are streaming toward the square for the pontiff’s traditional noontime blessing and speech on

North Korea threatens military attack on Seoul’s presidential palace

March 28:Democratic People`s Republic of North Korea has warned of military attack on Seoul`s presidential palace unless South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologises for `treason` and publicly executes officials responsible for what Pyongyangsays are plans to attack its leadership. The warning is the latest in a barrage of threats against Washington and Seoul over joint

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