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US expresses concerns over restrictions, detentions in Occupied Kahsmir

08 August, 2019 3:47 pm 3:47 pm

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – The US State Department has expressed concerns over the enforced arrests and imposition of restrictions by the Indian authorities in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK). Talking to the journalists, US State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said, “The US is watching the situation in Jammu and Kashmir closely. We continue to call … Read More

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G7 offers $20m emergency aid to fight Amazon forest blazes

08 August, 2019 5:55 am 5:55 am

BIARRITZ, France/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations on Monday offered $20 million of emergency aid to help battle wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, a gesture Brazil slammed as colonialist. Despite record wildfires in the Amazon and President Jair Bolsonaro previously saying his government lacked the money to fight the … Read More

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G7 summit: India’s Modi meets UK’s Johnson, Trump to take up Kashmir to...

08 August, 2019 4:38 am 4:38 am

BIARRITZ, France – India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with his British counterpart, Boris Johnson in Biarritz on Sunday evening on the sidelines of the G7 summit. Indian Prime Minister’s Office tweeted after the meeting, ” PM Modi begins by congratulating PM Johnson on England’s spectacular win in the Third Test of the Ashes a short while ago. The … Read More

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Iran’s Zarif holds surprise talks with Macron at G7 summit

08 August, 2019 3:07 am 3:07 am

BIARRITZ, France – Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with France’s President Emmanuel Macron at the sidelines of the G7 summit following a surprise invite to the gathering.  Zarif landed on Sunday in the French seaside town of Biarritz, where leaders of the G7 nations – the United States, Canada, France, Germany, the … Read More

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Lower your trade barriers to seal UK deal, Johnson tells Trump

08 August, 2019 3:41 am 3:41 am

BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson used a pre-G7 summit phone call to US President Donald Trump to demand he lower trade barriers and open up parts of the US economy to British firms, citing a wide range of markets from cars to cauliflowers. The two spoke on Friday ahead of the meeting … Read More

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France, Britain aim to show unity on Iran as G7 looms

08 August, 2019 12:41 am 12:41 am

BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) – France and Britain aimed on Friday to present a united front on how to deal with Iran, where they have been at odds with the United States, as world powers prepare to discuss tensions on the issue during the G7 leaders’ summit. European states have been scrambling to save a 2015 … Read More

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Britain, become, G7, country, net, zero emissions, target

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target

06 June, 2019 9:47 am 9:47 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal. The country currently aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by 80 percent from 1990 levels by 2050. However, … Read More

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