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ANI New Delhi Aug 27, 2019, 06.51 PM(IST)

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Brazil President Bolsonaro open to G7 aid if Macron 'withdraws insults'

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he was open to discussing G7 aid for fighting fires in the Amazon if his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron "withdraws insults" made against him, news agency AFP reported. 

Pakistan increases military activity along LoC; deploys medium range artillery

Days after India removed special status for Jammu and Kashmir(J&K), Pakistan after restoring to diplomatic means which failed, is trying to create tensions at the Line of Control(LoC).

China slams G7's 'carping remarks' on Hong Kong's internal affairs

China on Tuesday slammed G7's statement on Hong Kong and said that it's purely internal affairs of China which can well handle it and the members of Group of Seven should not put their nose in with ulterior motives, reported news agency Reuters.

As Trump policies deepen farmers' pain, Democrats see an opening in rural America

Seizing on mounting Farm Belt frustration with President Donald Trump's economic agenda, Democratic rivals are stepping up their push to take back part of rural America, whose overwhelming support for Trump helped propel his upset 2016 election victory.

Kabul accuses Pakistan of military violations; seeks action from United Nations

Seeking an action from the UN against Pakistan, Kabul said that the violations from Pakistan continued in the form of shelling and airspace despite several appeals.