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United States condemns recent Taliban attacks

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: The Taliban today, 18 September 2019, claimed responsibility for a terrorist attack carried out by a suicide bomber in Kabul that killed more than 22 Afghans.  Taliban also has claimed responsibility for a blast in the Parwan province capital of Charikar that killed more than two dozen people at a campaign

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India, US will work jointly to deny terrorists the access to weapons of mass destruction

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: India and the United States of America have decided to work together to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems and to deny access to such weapons by terrorists and non-state actors. This was the main security-related outcome of the 9th round of the India-US Strategic

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World will have to fight the forces spreading terror by radicalising people on the basis of religion: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee, addressing the nation for the fifth time on the eve of Independence Day, said that in these four years, he has seen with some disquiet, forces of divisiveness and intolerance trying to raise their ugly head. Attacks on weaker sections that militate against the national ethos are aberrations

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US House Foreign Affairs Committee backs Camp Liberty residents

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington DC: In a Markup hearing on Wednesday, the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs unanimously approved and referred to the House Floor, H.Res.650 titled, “Providing for the safety and security of the Iranian dissidents living in Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq and awaiting resettlement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,

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US is grateful to Pope Francis for renewal of ties with Cuba

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington DC: United States of America has expressed its gratitude to  Pope Francis for his role in renewing diplomatic ties between the US and Cuba. In a congratulatory message to Pope Francis on the third anniversary of his election as Bishop of Rome and leader of the Roman Catholic Church,  U.S. Secretary of State

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Iran and P5+1 announce implementation of nuclear deal

Newsroom24x7 Desk Tehran : Iran’s foreign ministry has taken a major step forward in implementation of nuclear deal. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and European Union (EU) foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini issued a joint statement, in which they highlighted the announcement concerning nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, P5 + 1, namely

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Historic deal that will prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: After many months of principled diplomacy, the P5+1 — the United States, the United Kingdom, France, China, Russia and Germany — along with the European Union, have achieved a long-term comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran that will verifiably prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon and ensure that Iran’s nuclear program

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US Congress allows Export-Import Bank of the United States to lapse for first time in history on July 1

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington DC: Despite the strong bipartisan support for reauthorization, the Republican-controlled Congress has gone into recess without holding a meaningful vote on Export-Import Bank, allowing Ex-Im to lapse on July 1 for the first time in history—after 16 reauthorizations, A fact-sheet brought out by the White House office of the Press Secretary underscores

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World leaders condemn the latest terror attacks

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi/Kuwait/Washington DC: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the lose of lives, in the attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia. “My thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives in the cowardly attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia”, the Indian Prime Minister said

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Shadow of a possible cyber attack on Iran nuclear negotiations

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: After the disclosure by the Swiss Attorney General yesterday that they had searched a house in Geneva and seized computer material linked to a possible cyber attack on the Iran nuclear negotiations, the official stand of United States on this sensitive issue is that they have always been aware of the

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Food, clothing, shelter and Internet: For a world more equitable and E-nnovative

Opinion: Our World Our Times Anoop Swarup​ ​As regulator TRAI is primed to secure the interest of the Consumer and to safeguard Constitutional guarantees such as the freedom of speech and expression but it is indeed an irony that it has set in motion proposals that would not only hurt the consumers because access to

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US, UK caution against attempts to undermine Electoral Commission’s independence in Nigeria

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: US Secretary of State John Kerry and UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond today issued a joint statement to welcome the “largely peaceful vote in Nigeria on March 28. Kerry and Hammond stated that the Nigerian people have shown a commendable determination to register their vote and choose their leaders. The joint

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“JFK – His Life and Legacy” Exhibit at the National Archives of Japan

Newsroom24x7 Desk Tokyo: Last week’s opening of the “JFK – His Life and Legacy Exhibit” held at the National Archives of Japan had a strong turnout. After viewing the exhibit, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offered his congratulations and said: “This marks the first exhibit co-organized by the National Archives of Japan and the National

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P5 nations for minimization of Radioactive Emissions from Fission-Based Medical Isotope production

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: After the conclusion of the Sixth P5 Conference that took place February 4–5, 2015 in London, the People’s Republic of China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States have issued a joint statement asserting all States should ensure minimization of radioactive emissions from fission-based medical isotope production.

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