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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India May 15, 2019, 06.44 PM (IST)

There is no clash between different civilisations, says President Xi amid US-China trade war

Chinese President Xi Jinping declared Wednesday there was "no clash" of civilisations and denounced racial supremacy as "stupid" amid tensions with the United States and concerns over Beijing's rising global power.

IAF gives Wing Commander Abhinandan 'falcon slayer' patch for striking down Pak F-16

The Indian Air Force(IAF) has given the "Falcon slayer" patch to Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman after he reportedly shot down a Pakistani F-16 during an air duel on February 27th with the Pakistan Air Force(PAF) post the Balakot strikes a day earlier.

Would be abuse of French legal system if ex-Interpol chief's wife wanted political asylum in France: China

China on Wednesday said France granting asylum to the wife of former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei - who has been charged in China with accepting bribes - would be an abuse of its own legal procedures.

Chandrayaan-2 will have 13 payloads, one passive experiment from NASA: ISRO

India's second Moon mission that is planned for a July launch will have 13 payloads and one passive experiment from American space agency NASA, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said Wednesday.

Facebook to curb live streaming amid pressure over 'Christchurch Call'

Facebook announced Wednesday it would tighten access to its live streaming feature as New Zealand's premier Jacinda Ardern and French leader Emmanuel Macron prepared to launch the global "Christchurch Call" initiative to tackle the spread of extremism online.