Chinese president Xi Jinping arrived to a grand welcome in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Gujarat today for a three-day India visit aimed at resetting ties and ramping up trade between the Asian rivals. His visit comes in the middle of an intense stare-down at the contested border between the two countries, with three recent transgressions by Chinese troops.
The militant Islamic State group released a video warning the United States that its fighters are waiting for it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as his top general said may happen if the current strategy of airstrikes fails.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, who kicked off his India visit today from Gujarat, visited the Sabarmati ashram of Mahatma Gandhi in Ahmedabad where Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted him a copy of the Gita written in Chinese language.
Wednesday September 17, 2014, Islamabad, Pakistan
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, weakened by weeks of demonstrations calling for him to resign, threatened on Wednesday to clear a protest camp established more than a month ago outside government offices in Islamabad.
Chinese president Xi Jinping arrives in Gujarat today for a three-day visit that will focus on ramping up trade and investment and addressing a long-standing border dispute between the two countries amid a new face-off at the Line of Actual Control.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who celebrates his 64th birthday today, he is in Ahmedabad to welcome Xi. This is the first visit to India by a Chinese president since 2006.
A Pakistani court on Wednesday quashed all cases registered against the protesters of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) who violated prohibitory orders, a media report stated.