Two civilians killed in Pakistani firing

Jammu, July 8 : Two civilians were killed and two others injured on Saturday as Pakistani troops shelled and fired along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Punj district, police said. “The victims comprised an off-duty soldier and his wife. The couple’s two children were injured when a shell fired from across […]

After handshakes and concert, G20 seeks “difficult” consensus

By Paul Carrel and Thomas Escritt HAMBURG, Jul 8 : Leaders from the world’s top economies meet to forge a consensus on trade and climate change today after setting their staff to work through the night to find agreements that eluded them on the first day of their summit. Germany’s Angela Merkel treated the leaders […]

US, Russia announce Syria truce after Trump-Putin talks

Hamburg, Germany, July 8 : The first ever meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin ended here on Friday with agreements to arrange a ceasefire in Syria and to establish a designated bilateral channel for discussions on the conflict in Ukraine. The two leaders also addressed allegations of Russian interference […]

Putin plane makes detour avoiding Poland, Baltics on way to G20 – flight tracker

By Andrius Sytas VILNIUS, Jul 7 : A plane carrying Russian President Vladimir Putin to the G20 summit in Germany took a detour of about 500 km (300 miles) rather than flying over NATO members Poland or the Baltic states, data from a flight tracker showed. According to the FlightRadar24 website, a Russian government jet […]

Merkel receives Modi ahead of G20 Summit

[Hamburg : Prime Minister Narendra Modi with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other leaders during the family photo at G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany on Friday. /PTI] Hamburg, July 7 : German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday warmly received Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with leaders of other countries, ahead of the 12th G20 […]