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Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted an informal dinner for Prime Minister Modi at the Schloss Meseberg, outside Berlin . But Almut Möller, Head of the European Council on Foreign Relations' Berlin office and Senior Policy Fellow, believes Merkel's latest remarks should be taken in a more modest light.
  • Modi, Merkel hold 4th Indo-German intergovernmental talks

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    The prime minister said that Germany is a key partner for Make in India as it sets global benchmarks. PM Modi - before embarking on his tour, which also takes him to Spain, France and Russian Federation - wrote that "India and Germany are large democracies, major economies and important players in regional and global affairs".
  • Beijing and Manila end talks as 'war' threat recalled

    Beijing and Manila end talks as 'war' threat recalled

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    The agreement was reached during the 14th Chinese and ASEAN senior officials' meeting on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of the Parties in the South China Sea (DOC), co-chaired by Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin and Singapore's Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs Chee Wee Kiong.
  • Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dead at 83, president says

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    By 3 January 1990, Noriega surrendered and was flown to the United States to face drug trafficking, money laundering and racketeering charges, serving 17 years in jail there. The following year, France granted his extradition to Panama, where he had been convicted in absentia for human rights crimes. But for the most part Noriega stayed mum about elite military and civilian associates who thrived on the corruption that he helped instill - and which still plagues the Central American ...
  • Corbyn Backs Brexit But 'With a Deal' in TV Debate

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    Facing harsh questioning from Paxman, one of Britain's best known TV journalists, May defended her about-face on Brexit . On social care, Corbyn said £2bn per year would go to cover the "immediate crisis" and promised £800mln towards pension credit for the so-called Waspi women who have missed out as a result of the increase in the state pension age.
  • India's longest river bridge inaugurated in Assam

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    Modi said that in most of Dr Hazarikas songs, we can hear the echo of the Brahmaputra, and hence, this would be the real homage to the great icon of the nation. Speaking on the Act East Policy, the prime minister said he wanted the northeast region to become a trade hub for southeast Asia by connecting the area for economic activity.
  • Trump lashes out at Germany over trade and NATO, promises 'change'

    Trump lashes out at Germany over trade and NATO, promises 'change'

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    The US leader also berated 23 of NATO's 28 members - including Germany - for " still not paying what they should be paying " towards the funding of the alliance. "For that reason it's important to us that we make progress on the German-Indian, or rather EU-Indian free trade agreement", she said at a Berlin business forum where she shared a platform with Modi.
  • Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

    Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

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    But observers felt Paxman's confrontational style was too much, and meant he failed to quiz Corbyn properly. Mr Corbyn said he had been pressing for a "stopping" of the conflict, and that the United Nations should have had the chance to prevent it from happening.
  • Trump calls first trip overseas 'home run' as challenges await

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    The nine-day trip - Trump's first as president - took him to Saudi Arabia, Israel and Belgium, along with a pair of stops in Italy. The president spokes of the terrorist threat following the Monday attack in Manchester and said the United States will "win" in the fight against extremism.