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India's Congress struggles to build alliance, giving Modi an edge

22 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI India's Congress party is struggling to forge an opposition alliance to fight a looming election having been rebuffed in the biggest state, Uttar Pradesh, regional party officials say, improving Prime Minister Narendra Modi's chances of a second term.

INSIGHT-India, Pakistan threatened to unleash missiles at each other - sources

18 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD, March 17 The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by U.S. officials, including National Security Advisor John Bolton, headed off a bigger conflict, five sources familiar with the events said.

India, Pakistan threatened to unleash missiles at each other - sources

17 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by U.S. officials, including National Security Advisor John Bolton, headed off a bigger conflict, five sources familiar with the events said.

India launches air strike in Pakistan; Islamabad denies militant camp hit

27 Feb 2019

BALAKOT, Pakistan/NEW DELHI India said its warplanes killed "a very large number" of fighters when they struck a militant training camp inside Pakistan on Tuesday, raising the risk of conflict between the nuclear-armed neighbours, although Pakistan officials denied there had been casualties. | Video

Saudi prince expects investment worth more than $100 billion in India

20 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday he expected investment opportunities worth more than $100 billion (£76.71 billion) in India over the next two years as he began his first official visit amid tensions between arch foes India and Pakistan. | Video

Lockheed unveils new F-21 fighter jet configured for India

20 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI Lockheed Martin offered India on Wednesday a new combat jet to be made locally, the F-21, in an attempt to win a large military order worth more than $15 billion.

Saudi prince foresees "good things" with India on visit overshadowed by Kashmir

20 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI, Feb 20 India rolled out the red carpet for Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday at a time when it is trying to build diplomatic support against Pakistan following a militant attack in the disputed region of Kashmir.

U.S. backs India's right to defend itself after Kashmir attack

16 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR The United States has told India it supports its right to defend itself against cross-border attacks, the government in New Delhi said on Saturday as it considers retaliation against a car bombing in disputed Kashmir claimed by Pakistan-based militants.

U.S. backs India's right to self-defence over Kashmir attack - Indian govt

16 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI, Feb 16 The United States supports India's right to self-defence against cross-border attacks, India's foreign ministry said on Saturday after a deadly car bombing in disputed Kashmir raised tensions with rival neighbour Pakistan.

India's PM Modi warns Pakistan of strong response to Kashmir attack

15 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Pakistan on Friday to expect a strong response to a suicide attack that killed 44 paramilitary policemen in Kashmir, ratcheting up tension between the nuclear-armed neighbours. | Video

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Israel, Hamas trade blows as Gaza tensions simmer

Gaza militants fired rockets into southern Israel and Israeli aircraft carried out strikes in the Hamas-ruled territory overnight Tuesday, though the level of violence appeared to abate after Palestinians said a ceasefire had been reached.