India-US defence officials discuss common security interests

Washington, Nov 26 (PTI) Top Indian and American defence officials have discussed a range of common regional security interests and new opportunities for engagement, laying the foundation for Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s maiden visit to the US next month, a senior Pentagon official said.

The 14th US-India Defence…

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ISIS claims responsibility for Tunisia bus attack

New York, Nov. 26,2015 (ANI): The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus in central Tunis that was carrying Tunisian presidential guards.

According to Fox News, ISIS released a statement online, saying that a militant it identified as Abu Abdullah…

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We have no intention to escalate tension with Russia: Erdogan

Istanbul, Nov 25,25,2015  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Turkey has no intention of escalating tension with Russia, one day after Ankara’s downing of a Russian warplane angered Moscow.

“We don’t have any intention of escalating tension with Russia, we are just defending…

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US-led campaign not affected by downing of Russian plane: Pentagon

Washington, Nov 24 ,2015 The Pentagon said on Tuesday that the US-led campaign against the extremist group Islamic State was neither affected by nor involved in Turkey’s downing of a Russian plane.

“This is an incident between the Russian and the Turkish governments. It is not an issue…

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Modi invites Singapore firms to invest in Navratna PSUs

Singapore, Nov 24 , 2015 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited investors here to participate in the proposed divestment of Navratna PSUs and sought the Singaporean government’s help in building at least 20 smart cities

In wide-ranging discussions with Singapore leaders, including its Prime Minister Lee Hsien…

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