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US: Tillerson calls for India ties to counter China
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US: Tillerson calls for India ties to counter China

He described India as a “partner” in a “strategic relationship”, adding the US would “never have the same relationship with China, a non-democratic society”. He said Beijing sometimes acted outside international conventions, citing the South China Sea dispute as an example. His comments come ahead of his visit to India […]

7 policemen killed, 22 injured in blast in Pakistan
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7 policemen killed, 22 injured in blast in Pakistan

A bomb targeted a police truck in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta today killing at least seven policemen and injuring 22 others, police said. According to initial reports, security sources claimed a roadside bomb exploded just as the police vehicle carrying 35 police personnel passed the Sariab Mill area on […]

UN elects Congo to Human Rights Council despite abuses
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UN elects Congo to Human Rights Council despite abuses

The United States and human rights groups sharply criticized Monday’s U.N. election for 15 new members of the Human Rights Council, singling out conflict-torn Congo’s victory despite accusations of serious rights abuses and an investigation by the U.N.’s top human rights body. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley called the election “yet […]