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French PM `open` to interim ban on foreign funding of mosques

France`s prime minister said on Friday he was "open" to a temporary ban on foreign financing for mosque building, after a spate of attacks in the country claimed by jihadists.

France names second church attacker

French prosecutors on Thursday identified the second jihadist involved in the brutal killing of an elderly priest, as calls mounted for the prime minister and interior minister to resign after the latest terror attack.

India's ''unfinished agenda'' is to retrieve illegally occupied part of J&K: Jitendra Singh

Taking on Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for describing Kashmir as `unfinished agenda` of the United Nations, Minister of State in Prime Minister`s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Thursday said India`s only unfinished agenda with Islamabad is to retrieve the part of Jammu and Kashmir, which continues to be illegally occupied even after 68 years of partition.

Making continuous efforts to locate Father Tom, will bring him home: Sushma Swaraj

After the purported video of kidnapped Father Tom being tortured by the ISIS cropped up on social media, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday asserted that the Centre was doing everything in its power to bring the Malayalee priest back home safely.

Turkey will bring coup plotters to account 'within law': PM  Yildirim

Turkey will bring coup plotters to account 'within law': PM Yildirim

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim promised to bring plotters of a failed coup to account but "within the law".

Parties speaking in one voice on Kashmir sent right message, says PM Modi

Parties speaking in one voice on Kashmir sent right message, says PM Modi

Narendra Modi  said political parties have spoken in one voice over the developments in Kashmir and asserted that it has sent the right message and benefitted the country.

Arunachal MLAs have rejected politics of defection: Congress

Buoyed over the party's unity in Arunachal Pradesh, Congress said people and legislators have rejected politics of defections government.

Kejriwal to interact with people through 'Talk to AK'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold an interactive session on July 17, titled 'Talk to AK', where people from across the country can ask him queries via phone, text message and social media.

Netanyahu aide detained in Israel fraud probe

A former senior aide to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was arrested in connection with a fraud inquiry. 

Japan PM tells China''s Li international law must be respected - Kyodo

 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Chinese Premier Li Keqiang that a rules-based international order must be respected.

PM urges greater India-Japan cooperation against terror

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for greater greater bilateral and multilateral cooperation against terrorism at a meeting with visiting Japanese Defence Minister Gen Nakatani.

Arunachal crisis was outcome of Cong's internal feud: BJP

Under attack following the Supreme Court's order on Arunachal Pradesh, BJP on Wednesday sought to deflect the criticism saying the political crisis in the state was an outcome of Congress' internal fight and that it supported the new government only from outside.

India, Kenya bolster cooperation in defence and health

India and Kenya on Monday bolstered their cooperation in the field of defence and health with India handing over 30 field ambulances to Kenya, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the gift of a telecobalt cancer therapy machine and the setting up of a 100-bed cancer hospital in Kenya.

Kejriwal writes to PM pressing for Chaturvedi's posting as OSD

Kejriwal writes to PM pressing for Chaturvedi's posting as OSD

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to the Prime Minister pressing for deputing Sanjiv Chaturvedi as his OSD in "larger public interest" and said he was "surprised" by the rejection of his request by the Centre which "never properly utilised" the IFS officer's services.

After win, Abe calls for debate on Japan constitution

An emboldened Shinzo Abe called on Monday for debate on Japan's pacifist constitution, which he said it was his "duty" to revise after scoring a strong win in weekend elections.

Turnbull set to form his government after Governor General's nod

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is set to form a coalition government after Governor General Peter Cosgrove accepted his advice to return to power for a second time.

Modi holds talks with Kenyan President

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held talks with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on a wide range of issues aimed at boosting ties in the African continent, particularly in the economic sphere.

Obama urges NATO to stand firm vs Russia despite Brexit fallout

U.S. President Barack Obama urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, saying Britain`s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the western defence alliance.

Cong mum over reports about Priyanka to be star campaigner in UP

Cong mum over reports about Priyanka to be star campaigner in UP

Congress on Monday remained tight-lipped over reports that Priyanka Gandhi would be its star campaigner in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh and also on the issue of elevation of Rahul Gandhi as the party chief.

Australia parties start negotiations as hung parliament looms

With the prospect of a hung parliament looming in Australia, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his rival Bill Shorten on Sunday reached out to crossbenchers, who have emerged as kingmakers after a closely-contested election.