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Donald Trump says he gets along "very well" with Putin

US President Donald Trump said that he got along “very well” with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during a meeting at the G20 summit last week. “I think we get along very well and I think that’s a good thing, that’s not a bad thing,” Trump said on Wednesday in an exclusive interview with Pat Robertson, founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), an American television network. “We are a

Donald Trump's anti-Muslim remarks are offensive and dangerous: Hillary Clinton

US Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton today lashed out against her Republican rival Donald Trump, calling his anti-Muslim rhetoric as “offensive and dangerous”. “We need to understand that American Muslims are on the front line of our defence. They are more likely to know what’s happening in their families and their communities, and they need to feel not just invited, but welcomed within the American society,” Clinton said participating in Democratic

Eating veggies doesn't equal to avoiding junk food

Children who eat more carrots and apples are no less likely to eat candies,fries and Junk Food, warns a new study, suggesting that emphasizing on avoiding “bad” food is as important as adding “good” food in children’s diet. The researchers found that kids who ate fruits and vegetables and drank milk every day were as likely to eat foods high in sugar and salt as those who rarely ate healthy

ISIS Persecution Of Yazidis Is Genocide: Hillary Clinton

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said that ISIS violence against Iraqi Yazidis and other religious minorities in the Middle East is genocide. “I think I was asked this a couple months ago, and I said that term carries with it legal import, it is a very important concept and label for behavior that deserves that name,” Clinton said answering a question at a town hall in Berlin,

US prefers to deal with military regimes in Pakistan, says Hina Rabbani

Former Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar defended Pakistan`s civilian leadership and her government`s role in the country`s disrupted democratic process, saying that the US government`s preference of dealing with military regimes has resulted in the pre-eminence of military influence in Pakistan. “The US government has had a long history of immense fascination with the military of Pakistan,” Khar asserted in an interview with Mehdi Hasan on Al Jazeera`s “Head to

What has country achieved from PM Modi's foreign trips, asks Arvind Kejriwal

Pitting ‘Make India’ against ‘Make in India’, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday questioned the foreign tours of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and wondered whether it behoved the PM to visit individual companies to seek investment. As Modi wrapped up his two-nation tour of Ireland and the US, Kejriwal asked what the country had achieved from the PM’s foreign trips and took a dig at his engagements at Facebook headquarters and

Pak army chief Raheel Sharif rakes up Kashmir issue with John Kerry

Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday raked up the Kashmir issue in his meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry, his spokesman said. Gen Sharif “highlighted (the) need for resolution of Kashmir,” said ISPR spokesman Director-General ISPR Lt-Gen Asim Bajwa in a series of tweets after the visiting Pakistan army chief met Kerry at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department. Regional security including Afghanistan, India,

Taj Mahal more stunning than I expected: Mark Zuckerberg

Social networking giant Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday visited the Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra city and said: “It is even more stunning than I expected.” “I’m in India for our Townhall Q&A tomorrow (Wednesday), and I decided to visit the Taj Mahal. I’ve always wanted to see this,” Zuckerberg posted on Facebook along with his picture in front of the monument to love. “It is even more stunning

US accuses Narendra Modi govt of curbing free expression on basis of religion

The US state Department on Wednesday suggested that authorities in India (Narendra Modi Government) continued to enforce laws designed to protect “religious sentiments” which at times had the effect of limiting free expression related to religion. Six out of 29 state governments in India enforced existing “anti-conversion” laws, said the congressionally-mandated 2014 International Religious Freedom Report released by US Secretary of State John Kerry. There were also reports of religiously motivated

Rahul Gandhi on 'forced vacation' to keep him away from Bihar: BJP

BJP on Wednesday took a dig at Rahul Gandhi over his visit to the US, saying it may be a “forced vacation” as allies JD(U) and RJD wanted him out of the Bihar poll campaign. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra also took potshots at Congress, saying the party was now looking for a “face-saver” which was reflected from the “dichotomy” in its statements. Congress had initially claimed that Rahul was on

Billy Joel gets married in surprise wedding

Singer Billy Joel’s guests at his annual US Independence Day party were in for a surprise, when he tied the knot with girlfriend Alexis Roderick. The couple exchanged vows in front of their family and close friends, the singer’s spokeswoman stated. The intimate ceremony, which was held at Joel’s sprawling estate on Long Island, was presided over by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, 57, his long-time friend. Joel’s daughter, singer-songwriter