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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jun 14, 2019, 08.56 AM (IST)

Will back legitimate government chosen through democratic path: PM Modi to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday late evening for a bilateral meet on the sidelines of SCO Summit held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Iran behind tanker attack in Gulf of Oman: US acting ambassador Jonathan Cohen

The United States called Thursday for the UN Security Council to confront a "clear threat" posed by Tehran, after Washington said Iran was behind an attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

India-Pak relations at lowest point, hope PM Modi can use big mandate to bring peace: Imran Khan

Pakistan's relationship with India is probably at its "lowest point", Prime Minister Imran Khan has said even as he expressed hope that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will use his "big mandate" to resolve all differences, including the Kashmir issue.

Not guilty to all charges, pleads Christchurch mosque attacker in New Zealand court

The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks pleaded not guilty Friday to multiple murder and terrorism charges.

Trump's 'warrior' spokeswoman Sarah Sanders quits White House

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who channelled his combativeness toward the news media, will leave her job at month's end for a possible political future in her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday.