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India, Russia set trade target to $50 billion by 2025

Moscow [Russia], Sept 14 : India and Russia on Friday discussed ways to increase trade, remove barriers in business and possibilities of working together on projects in third countries during 23rd Inter Governmental Commission (IGC) on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation. The IGC was meeting was led by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov following a comprehensive discussion on all bilateral matters.

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Russia, India discuss site for constructing second NPP in India, says Russian Dy PM

Moscow [Russia], Sept 14 (Sputnik/ANI): Russia and India discussed the possibility of designating a site to construct another Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in India, Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said on Friday.

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Russia, India to resolve suspended arms contract issue

Moscow [Russia], September 14 (Sputnik/ANI): Russia and India are planning to solve the issue pertaining to resuming of payments in the Russian arms supply contract.

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Ground staff neglect behind AI flight landing at under-construction runway in Male

Male [Maldives], Sep 14 : An Air India flight AI 263 which landed wrongly on an under-construction runway at the Male airport recently, could have been averted had the airport ground staff communicated with the pilots, said Thayyib Ibu Faisal of Amnesty International's Prisoner of Conscience in his tweet while quoting Velana International Airport (VIA).

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India-Russia hold delegation level talks

Moscow [Russia], Sep 14 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday led the Indian delegation at the 23rd meeting of India-Russia Intergovernmental Commission (IRIGC-TEC) to discuss the expansion of Russia-India relationship across all sectors.

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Bus service connecting Kathmandu-Bodhgaya flagged off

Kathmandu [Nepal], Sep 14 : In a bid to boost tourism, the Nepal government headed by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, flagged off the first bus service connecting Kathmandu and the Indian state of Bihar.

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Always operate on the Chinese side of the LAC: China MoFA

Beijing [China], Sep 14 : Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang has refuted claims of intrusion by its troops into the Indian territory near the state of Uttarakhand, saying that the troops have always operated on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

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US: 1 killed, several injured after multiple gas explosions in Massachusetts

Boston [U.S.A.], Sept 14 : A man was killed while several others were injured after a series of explosions and fires rocked around 40 homes and businesses in three towns in Massachusetts on Thursday, according to the Essex County District Attorney's office.

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Criticising government costing broadcasters in Maldives

Male [Maldives] September 14 : With Maldives inching closer to polls, airing content criticising the incumbent government helmed by President Yameen Abdul Gayoom is costing the broadcasters of the nation, says South Asia director of Human Rights Watch, Meenakshi Ganguly.

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US intends to pay Mexico to deport illegal immigrants

Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 14 : In a move to curb the alleged influx of illegal immigrants in the country, the US President Donald Trump administration has reportedly planned to offer Mexico USD 20 million in foreign assistance funds so that Mexico deports up to 17,000 undocumented immigrants from the United States, The New York Times reported.

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Won't run for a second term, says Iraq Prime Minister

Baghdad [Iraq], Sep 14 : Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that he won't run for the post of prime minister for a second term, Anadolu Agency reported.

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Suspending military aid to Pak 'not done lightly', says Bolton

Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 14 : The US' decision to suspend USD 300 million in military aid to Pakistan was not taken lightly, said National Security Adviser John Bolton, while adding that, the Trump administration had apprehensions regarding Islamabad which is a Nuclear weapons state, falling into the hands of terrorists.

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Saudi Airline to recruit women as co-pilots

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], Sep 14 : In a bid to empower women, Riyadh-based carrier Flynas will be recruiting Saudi women as co-pilots and flight attendants for the first time.

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Trump denies death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria

Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 14 : United States President Donald Trump on Thursday refuted the Puerto Rican Government's assessment, that Hurricane Maria claimed 3,000 lives in Puerto Rico, accusing the Democrats of inflating the death toll to "make him look bad."

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Baloch leader urges UN to address human rights violations in Balochistan

Geneva [Switzerland], Sep 14 : The Chairman of the Baloch Students Organization (BSO) Sohrab Baloch urged the newly appointed United Nations (UN) High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet to address the human rights violations taking place in Balochistan.

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Kulsoom Nawaz's funeral prayers held in London

London [UK], Sept 13 : The funeral prayers for Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of jailed former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif was held at the Islamic Cultural Centre here on Thursday.

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N Korea should abide by its denuclearisation promises: Envoy

New Delhi [India], Sept 13 : Shin Bong-kil, South Korean Ambassador to India has said that North Korea should abide by its promises made on achieving complete denuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula.

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Baloch activists demand suspension of Pak's membership from UNHRC

Geneva [Switzerland], Sept 13 : Highlighting the human rights violations by the Pakistan security forces, Baloch activists have demanded the suspension of Islamabad's membership from the United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

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Salisbury attack: Moscow hits back at UK, stands by suspects

Moscow [Russia], September 13 (Sputnik/ANI): Russian foreign ministry hit back at the United Kingdom, saying that its accusations that the two suspects in the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal poisoning case, Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov lied, are unacceptable.

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'Resuming denuclearisation talks with N Korea key agenda'

Seoul [South Korea], Sept 13 : South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday said that resuming the process of denuclearisation with North Korea at his forthcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un next week is the key priority.

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Persecution of Pashtuns in Pakistan highlighted in Geneva

Geneva [Switzerland], September 13 : The European Organization for Pakistani Minorities has displayed a photo exhibition in front of United Nations office in Geneva on Pashtun Long March which took place after the killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud, a 27-year-old shopkeeper, of Pashtun origin on January 13, 2018.

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Baloch activists slam Pakistan for human rights violations in Balochistan

Geneva [Switzerland], September 13 : The human rights situation in Balochistan is witnessing an unprecedented decline as the state agencies of Pakistan are on a rampage, alleged the Baloch political activists and human rights activists while interacting with media at Geneva Press Club.

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Pak diplomat lands in hot water, FM summons him back

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 13 : Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Sahibzada Ahmed Khan landed in hot water over his "irresponsible activities" at an event and was summoned back to Pakistan by the Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

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Shooter kills 5, self in California

Washington D.C. [USA], Sept 13 : A gunman went on a shooting rampage in southern California's Bakersfield city, killing five people including his wife, before committing suicide on Wednesday.

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We are entrepreneurs, not military agents, say Skripals poisoning accused

Moscow [Russia], September 13 (Sputnik/ANI): In an exclusive interview with Margarita Simonyan, the editor-in-chief of the RT broadcaster and Sputnik news agency, the two accused in the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter's poisoning in Salisbury, Russian citizens Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov said that they are mid-level entrepreneurs, not military agents.

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Pakistan: PM House to be converted into educational institute

Islamabad [Pakistan], Sept 13 : The Prime Minister House in Islamabad will be turned into a postgraduate institution, said Pakistan's education minister Shafqat Mehmood on Thursday.

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Hurricane Florence weakens but could still wreak havoc

Columbia (South Carolina) [U.S.A.], Sep 13 : Hurricane Florence is weakening as it closes in on North Carolina but it could still have devastating effects.

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