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Imran Reaches US To Speak At UNGA On Kashmir On A Special Aircraft Of Saudi Crown Prince

New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is set to raise the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly, reached the Unites States on Saturday on a “special aircraft” of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

Media reports on Sunday said, the Saudi Crown Prince gave Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan his private jet as he left for the US after his two-day visit to the Kingdom.

The Saudi Crown Prince, The News International reported, stopped the Pakistan PM from boarding a commercial flight to the US on Saturday and asked him to fly on board his private jet as he could not let his guest travel in a commercial plane.

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UFO Enthusiasts Descends On Rural Nevada Near Secret US Military Installation Known As Area 51

New Delhi: UFO enthusiasts began descending on rural Nevada near the secret US military installation known as Area 51, long rumoured to house government secrets about alien life, with local authorities hoping the visitors were coming in peace.

Some residents of Rachel, a remote desert town of 50 people a short distance from the military base, worried their community might be overwhelmed by unruly crowds turning out in response to a recent, viral social-media invitation to “storm” Area 51. The town, about 150 miles (240 km) north of Las Vegas, lacks a grocery store or even a gasoline station.

Dozens of visitors began arriving outside Rachel’s only business - an extraterrestrial-themed motel and restaurant called the Little A’Le’Inn - parking themselves in cars, tents and campers. A fire truck was stationed nearby.

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Donald Trump Says, There Could Be Some Announcements At An Indian Diaspora Outreach

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump has said there “could be” some announcements at an Indian diaspora outreach he is addressing with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, but it appeared more likely he was referring to outcomes from their bilateral meeting in New York that is scheduled for September 24.

“Could be,” Trump told reporters Wednesday, when asked if announcements are expected at the “Howdy, Modi!” event with Modi in Houston. He did not elaborate, but went on to say, “I have a very good relationship with Prime Minister Modi … he asked, would I go, and I will go”.

“By the way,” he added quickly, to appear even-handed in an issue he had offered to mediate not so long ago, “great relationship with Pakistan and with India.”

People familiar with discussions about the outreach event and the prime minister’s visit said the American leader was most probably referring to the bilateral meeting in New York. But, as everyone who has ever dealt with the White House, knows, anything can happen, and nothing can be ruled out. Trump is scheduled to address the gathering, and he is known to have gone off the script and ad-lib some of his most devastating lines.

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Benjamin Netanyahu Fails To Win A Ruling Majority In An Election That Produces A Virtual Tie

New Delhi: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to win a ruling majority in an election that produced a virtual tie between his right-wing bloc and a centre-left grouping that would be led by former military chief Benny Gantz.

The outcome, according to almost complete results published on Wednesday, dealt a new blow to Israel’s longest-serving leader who was already weakened by the inability to put together an administration after an inconclusive election in April.

But with coalition-building again key to forming a government, it could be days or even weeks before it becomes clear whether the wily politician hailed by supporters as “King Bibi” has been dethroned after a decade in power.

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Kashmir Unlikely To Be The Important Topic In Talks Between Narendra Modi And Xi Jinping

New Delhi:The situation in Kashmir might not be a “major topic” of discussion during the upcoming informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping in India next month, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

The two leaders are likely to focus on the broader picture of ties and on “strategic thinking,” Hua Chunying, spokesperson and the director-general of the foreign ministry’s information department said.

“So I think for those things like Kashmir, I don’t think it will be a major topic. So that’s my understanding. But of course, you know, the leaders are free to talk about whatever they like; that is my understanding,” Hua told a group of South Asian journalists here on a Chinese government fellowship.