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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Aug 14, 2018, 06:41 PM(IST)

File photo of Narendra Modi. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

We are treating Westminster incident as a terrorist attack: Police

London's Metropolitan police said today that a person has been arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences after he crashed into the barriers outside Westminster which is Britan's house of Parliament.

Modi's call to Imran a positive step: Pak envoy

Pakistan High Commissioner to India, Sohail Mahmood, on Tuesday termed phone call by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, a positive development in India-Pakistan relationship. Imran Khan is expected to take oath as Pakistan's new Prime Minister on August 18.

Italy: At least 11 killed in Genoa bridge collapse train services stopped

At least eleven people were killed after a 1960s bridge collapsed during torrential rainfall in the northern Italian port city of Genoa on Tuesday afternoon.

PM Modi likely to present government's report card on Independence Day

As India will celebrate its 72nd Independence Day on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort. This will be his last Independence Day address before next year's general elections.

US defense bill interferes with China's internal affairs: Defence ministry

China's defence ministry said today that US National Defense Authorization Act "interferes with China's internal affairs, spoils the atmosphere for development of the two countries and two armies."

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