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Leaders from 29 countries are attending the Belt and Road forum , which ends on Monday, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayep Erdogan. He called for countries to "uphold and grow an open world economy". During the Raisina dialogue, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar had said, "China is a country that is very sensitive on matters concerning its sovereignty.so we would expect that they would have some understanding of other people's sensitivity about their ...
  • Najib joins world leaders at Belt and Road Forum

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    As a reminder, the Silk Road Fund was established in December 2014 to ensure financial support of the infrastructural projects implemented within the One Belt, One Road initiative. Japan has given billions of dollars in grants and low-priced loans to Southeast Asian nations to build ports and other facilities, and governments including South Korea have launched trade initiatives.
  • Henderson could play again for Liverpool FC this season

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    It is all the more frustrating because the Reds boast the best record against their top-six rivals but their place in the top four is now under serious threat from Arsenal and Manchester United, respectively four and five points behind with one match apiece in hand.
  • President Xi says to build Belt and Road into road for peace

    President Xi says to build Belt and Road into road for peace

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    Xi said the world must create conditions that promote open development and encourage the building of systems of "fair, reasonable and transparent global trade and investment rules". He noted that a multi-dimensional infrastructure network is taking shape, underpinned by economic corridors such as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor and the New Eurasian Continental Bridge.
  • Le Pen Accused of Plagiarism for Lifting Parts of Fillon Speech

    Le Pen Accused of Plagiarism for Lifting Parts of Fillon Speech

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    He also stated that he had not been contacted by Le Pen or by her speech writers recently. French independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron . Several sections of her speech on Monday in Villepinte, north of Paris , appear to repeat nearly word-for-word comments Fillon made in an address on April 15, BBC reported.
  • White House Defends Changing Accounts in Comey Firing: 'Our Story Is Consistent'

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    Trump's interview was released on the same day the interim head of the FBI told the US Congress that Comey's sacking would not derail the Russian Federation investigation. Democrats are only interested in Comey's firing because they think it is good leverage to prod, poke and call for a special prosecutor to investigate this president and his administration in hopes that something bad will happen.
  • Emily Thornberry accuses Michael Fallon of talking 'bollocks' live on the BBC

    Emily Thornberry accuses Michael Fallon of talking 'bollocks' live on the BBC

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    Appearing on The Andrew Marr Show this morning, the Shadow Foreign Secretary attacked Sir Michael Fallon for "slinging around dead cats" as he criticised Labour's defence policies. A government led by Mr Corbyn would only agree to military action on a multilateral basis "which means the UN Security Council", Ms Thornberry said - acknowledging that would potentially give Russian Federation and China a veto over any deployment of British troops.
  • How to check your PSEB 12th result 2017 online now

    How to check your PSEB 12th result 2017 online now

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    Punjab Board HSC/ 12th Class Results Name Wise at indiaresults.com & pseb .ac.in official website today. The lowest pass percentage is in Ropar district at 53.53%.A total of 3.14 lakh students had appeared in the class XII exams, of which 36,376 students failed as against over 16,000 a year ago.
  • Nepal votes in first local election in 20 years

    Nepal votes in first local election in 20 years

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    Polling stations in three provinces opened at 7 a.m. local time (0115 UTC). Almost 50,000 candidates were standing for election across 283 local municipalities in the first phase, with many registered as independents or with a number of small reformist parties hoping to grab some votes from the traditional political heavyweights.
  • Turkey to US: Reverse plan to arm Syrian Kurds fighting ISIS

    Turkey to US: Reverse plan to arm Syrian Kurds fighting ISIS

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    Erdogan's charge on the U.S. follows this week approval by President Trump to provide the Syrian militia group with additional arms as the group pushes edges on Deach in a move to take the terrorist group's stronghold of Raqqa. The dispute poisoned ties between Turkey and the United States under the administration of former president Barack Obama but Ankara had hoped for smoother ties under Trump.