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Trump invites India's Modi to visit U.S.

Jan 25, 2017

Trump invites India's Modi to visit U.S.

President Donald Trump will host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the United States this year, the White House said after the pair spoke by phone Tuesday. During the call, Trump emphasized that the United States “considers India a true friend and partner in ...

Philippines' Duterte blames CIA for botched terror raid

Jan 25, 2017

Philippines' Duterte blames CIA for botched terror raid

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency secretly orchestrated a botched raid targeting an alleged Islamic terrorist that left 44 Filipino policemen dead two years ago. Police commandos killed Zulkifli Abdhir, who was on the U.S. government’s list of “Most ...