Morning News Brief: Trump's India visit, Julian Assange stripped naked and more

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 26, 2020, 07.48 AM(IST)

Trump, Modi during joint press conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi Photograph:( AFP )

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Coronavirus outbreak: 2715 killed, reported cases spike to over 80,000 

The virus has been quickly spreading to West Asia and Europe. In the latest coming in Switzerland and Algeria have confirmed their first cases of coronavirus.READ MORE

Lawyer to court: Julian Assange stripped naked and handcuffed

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Julian Assange was stripped naked twice and handcuffed 11 times coming and going from the court, the WikiLeaks founder's lawyer told his US extradition hearing in London on Tuesday. READ MORE

Anything I can do to mediate, have great relations with PM Modi and Imran Khan: Trump on Kashmir

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US President while addressing reporters in New Delhi said that he had good relations with both PM Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan while asserting that he would do anything to help solve the Kashmir issue.READ MORE

Opinion: Diaspora dynamics in 'Howdy Modi' to 'Namaste Trump'

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This camaraderie has come full circle with 'Namaste Trump', where Trump’s opening remarks are seemingly manifested in his, “… America respects India and America will always be faithful and loyal friends to the Indian people.”READ MORE

In joint statement, India, US call on Pakistan to bring to justice Pathankot and 26/11 attackers

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Trump and PM Modi called on Pakistan to ensure that no territory under its control is used to launch terrorist attacks, and to expeditiously bring to justice the perpetrators of such attacks, including 26/11 Mumbai and Pathankot.READ MORE

Five key takeaways from day 2 of Trump's India visit

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Trump being the master deal-maker had said on Monday that he is holding out for a bigger, better and a fantastic deal but today the US president didn't mince words.READ MORE