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In Japan, Modi stresses on women's empowerment, education

Sep 02, 2014

In Japan, Modi stresses on women's empowerment, education

"As a Gujarat chief minister, I dedicated myself to help educate the girl child in the state," Modi stated in a message posted on the PMO twitter account. #India #Gujarat #Japan #Prime Minister #PM #Modi #Women empowerment #Shinzo Abe #Modi in Japan #women education #Indo-Japan relations
Nuke deal or not Why PM Narendra Modi's Japan visit was a big hit

Sep 02, 2014

Nuke deal or not Why PM Narendra Modi's Japan visit was a big hit

There are two ways of looking at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ongoing Japan visit and why he has been able to take the Indo-Japan relationship to a never before trajectory in such a short time. #World #China #Japan #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Modi #Shinzo Abe #India-Japan ties
Guantanamo detainee transfer to Uruguay unlikely before vote-official

Sep 02, 2014

Guantanamo detainee transfer to Uruguay unlikely before vote-official

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - The transfer of six prisoners from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay to Uruguay is unlikely to take place before presidential elections are held in October, a senior Uruguayan official said on Monday. President Jos Mujica earlier this year accepted a request to take half a dozen inmates from the center used to imprison people detained after the Sept. #United States #Business #Japan #Technology #Arabic #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Ukraine separatists seek "special status" at Minsk talks

Sep 02, 2014

Ukraine separatists seek "special status" at Minsk talks

MINSK (Reuters) - Pro-Russia separatists sat down for preliminary peace talks with Ukraine in the Belarussian capital Minsk on Monday saying they would be prepared to stay part of Ukraine if they were granted "special status", according to Russian news agencies. #United States #India #Japan #Technology #Russia #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #Ukraine #opinion
Libyan parliament reappoints PM as government loses grip on ministries

Sep 02, 2014

Libyan parliament reappoints PM as government loses grip on ministries

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya's House of Representatives reappointed Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni on Monday as the government lost control of ministries in the capital where armed groups have taken over and a separate parliament has claimed legitimacy. The parliament that was elected in June moved to the remote eastern city of Tobruk last month as rival armed groups battled for Tripoli. #United States #China #Japan #Arabic #Government #markets #Argentina #opinion
Pro-government Syrian activist arrested after rare public dissent

Sep 02, 2014

Pro-government Syrian activist arrested after rare public dissent

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian authorities have arrested a pro-government activist who launched a social media campaign calling on officials to provide information about hundreds of missing soldiers, residents and activists said on Monday. #Politics #Business #Japan #Brazil #Arabic #Middle East #United Kingdom #Latin America
"We told you so" - Baltic jitters grow over former ruler Russia

Sep 02, 2014

"We told you so" - Baltic jitters grow over former ruler Russia

RIGA/VILNIUS (Reuters) - Nervously eyeing Russian naval manoeuvres and military flights near their borders, the three ex-Soviet Baltic states fear they may emerge as the next geopolitical flashpoint after Ukraine in a confrontation that could test their cherished Western ties. With President Barack Obama heading to Estonia on Wednesday on a visit designed to underline U.S. solidarity with the Balts ahead of a NATO summit in Wales, the three tiny republics are renewing calls for troops on the ground and military help #facebook #Politics #India #Japan #Brazil #France #markets #Argentina #Mexico #Ukraine #european #opinion
After deadline, Iran says it is still working on nuclear steps for IAEA

Sep 02, 2014

After deadline, Iran says it is still working on nuclear steps for IAEA

DUBAI/VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran held talks with the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Sunday about its investigation into suspicions that Tehran has conducted atomic bomb research, and is still committed to implementing agreed transparency measures, official media reported on Monday #facebook #United States #China #Japan #Brazil #France #Arabic #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America
Bad weather for 2050 as TV forecasters imagine climate change

Sep 02, 2014

Bad weather for 2050 as TV forecasters imagine climate change

OSLO (Reuters) - Imaginary television weather forecasts predicted floods, storms and searing heat from Arizona to Zambia within four decades, as part of a United Nations campaign on Monday to draw attention to a U.N. summit this month on fighting global warming. "Miami South Beach is under water," one forecaster says in a first edition of "weather reports from the future", a series set in 2050 and produced by companies including Japan's NHK, the U.S. #United States #India #China #Japan #Arabic #Middle East #Italy #Argentina #Mexico #opinion
Iran's Zarif "quite optimistic" of Iran nuclear agreement

Sep 02, 2014

Iran's Zarif "quite optimistic" of Iran nuclear agreement

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced optimism after talks with European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on Monday that a dispute over Tehran's nuclear programme can be resolved by a November 24 deadline. "I am quite optimistic after discussions with Lady Ashton that we can in fact resolve this issue in time," Zarif told reporters #Politics #India #Business #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico