Day: July 23, 2019

Trump touches off storm in India with Kashmir mediation offer

NEW DELHI – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi never asked U.S. President Donald Trump to help mediate with Pakistan in their dispute over the Kashmir region, the government said on Tuesday, after Trump’s comments set off a storm of criticism. Trump told reporters on Monday that Modi had […]

Sports imbibe team spirit, discipline: Advisor Khan

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JULY 23: Advisor to Governor Farooq Ahmad Khan today met the young athletes of the State who have participated in various sports events at international and national level. The Advisor lauded the sportspersons for bringing laurels to the State in various competitions and […]

Governor attends concluding function of Yarchos Chenmo

open view news desk LEH, JULY 23: The 9-day lDumra Khadot Yulsum Yarchos Chenmo was concluded with religious fervor at Khyungru Drigung Kagyut Tongdol-phug gonpa, Khyungru Nubra today. Governor Satya Pal Malik was the chief guest on the occasion. This 7th edition of the Buddhist Council was chaired […]

Iran warns new British PM it will ‘protect’ Gulf waters

Iran warned Britain’s next prime minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday that it will “protect” waters of the oil-rich Gulf, amid a standoff between the two countries over the seizure of tankers. In the face of rising hostilities with the United States, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Friday […]

South Korea says warning shots fired at Russian military plane

South Korean fighter jets fired over 400 warning shots and Japan complained to Moscow on Tuesday after a Russian military plane violated airspace claimed by both Seoul and Tokyo. Seoul said a Russian A-50 warplane twice entered South Korean airspace near the disputed Dokdo islets — which Japan […]

Indian opposition wants Modi to clarify Trump Kashmir claim

NEW DELHI — Indian opposition leaders on Tuesday angrily demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi clarify his position in Parliament about President Donald Trump mediating in India’s long-running dispute with Pakistan over Kashmir. External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar read out a statement in the upper house of Parliament […]

The Latest: Japanese leader urges UK to avoid no-deal Brexit

LONDON — The Latest on Boris Johnson’s victory in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has congratulated Boris Johnson on becoming Britain’s next leader, while asking him to minimize Brexit’s negative impact on Japanese companies. The […]

S. Korea’s claim on warning shot firings disputed by Russia

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean air force jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots Tuesday after a Russian military plane twice violated South Korea’s airspace off the country’s east coast, Seoul officials said in an announcement that was quickly disputed by Russia. South Korea said three Russian […]

Boris Johnson wins race to become UK’s next prime minister

LONDON — Brexit hard-liner Boris Johnson, one of Britain’s most famous and divisive politicians, won the race to lead the governing Conservative Party on Tuesday, and will become the next prime minister in a little over 24 hours. Then he will have just over three months to make […]

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