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Merkel Goes to Washington, Set to Meet Trump on Tuesday

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 13, 2017 at 10:00am 3/13/2017 at 10:00am
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What undoubtedly could be the most significant political encounter of the year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Washington on Tuesday to meet President Donald Trump, the first meeting between these two world leaders.

Ahead of German Chancellor’s visit to the U.S., mainstream media is once again busy inflating the stature...

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Rioting by Turks in Rotterdam may sway Dutch election towards Geert Wilders

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 7:30am 3/12/2017 at 7:30am
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A diplomatic dispute between the Netherlands and Turkey has led to rioting by Turks in Rotterdam and a diplomatic crisis that could influence the Dutch elections that are just a few days away.

Thousands of Turkish immigrants rioted in the streets of Rotterdam early Sunday following the Dutch government’s decision to bar...

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Indian PM Modi’s stand-alone Israel visit ‘shocks’ Palestinian leadership

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 5:00pm 3/6/2017 at 5:00pm
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What is being seen as a sharp departure from India’s longstanding Middle East policy, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be visiting the Palestinian Authority during his historic visit to Israel, the first ever by a sitting Prime Minister of the country.  “Contrary to expectations that Modi would...

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Amid growing ties, Israel-India mark 25 years of diplomatic relations

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 11:30am 2/1/2017 at 11:30am

This week, India and Israel celebrate 25 years of bilateral diplomatic ties. On January 29, 1992, foreign ministers from Israel and India signed an agreement establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Jerusalem in June or July to highlight the significance of this...

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Israel, India Strengthen Science and Technology Cooperation

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 5, 2016 at 12:30pm 12/5/2016 at 12:30pm
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Today, Israel’s Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis lands in India for a four-day visit aimed at strengthening bilateral cooperation in the field of science and technology. Minister Akunis is accompanied by a high-profile delegation comprised of several senior Knesset members and government officials, including the head of Israel Space Agency,...

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President Obama: ‘I would vote for Merkel if I could’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 10:30am 11/22/2016 at 10:30am
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It’s official! Merkel will run for a fourth term as German Chancellor. After months of speculations, Chancellor Merkel has announced her decision to lead the Christian Democrats (CDU) in next year’s election. The chief architect of Europe’s open border policy, 62 year old politician has been at the helm of Germany...

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Ariel University: How a tiny Israeli city builds a high-tech bridge to India

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 11:30am 11/17/2016 at 11:30am

With Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin touring India on an 8-day visit, Ariel University is taking this historic opportunity to connect with Indian universities and tap into South Asian country’s huge talent pool. Professor Yehuda Danon, President of Ariel University, is accompanying the presidential delegation, along with fifteen other heads of Israeli universities. Along with...

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Israel’s President Rivlin meets Indian Premier Modi; talk trade, technology and education

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 10:00am 11/15/2016 at 10:00am
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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin received a ceremonial welcome at the presidential palace in New Delhi, earlier today. Prime Minister Narandra Modi and senior members of his cabinet where present at the occasion as the visiting Israeli Head of State was given a Guard of Honour by the three services of Indian military....

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Israel’s President Rivlin to Visit India

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 9:00am 11/3/2016 at 9:00am
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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin will visit India on a six-day tour starting November 15. Israeli President will be accompanied by a “delegation of unprecedented size comprising businessmen and university officials”, Indian newspaper The Hindu reports. President Rivlin will become the second sitting Israeli President to visit the South Asian country since the establishment of diplomatic...

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President Shimon Peres: India mourns the loss of a true friend

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 11:30am 9/29/2016 at 11:30am

Prominent and ordinary Indians took to social media expressing their grief following the death of Israeli statesman and Nobel laureate at the age of 93:

“It was during his service as the minister of foreign...

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Israel seeks to foster women entrepreneurs in India

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 12:00pm 8/9/2016 at 12:00pm

Today, around a million women work in India’s Information Technology (IT) sector, with their strength expected to double in next couple of years. Engineering and technology sectors, previously regarded as male bastions, too have undergone change with 20-30 percent of engineering graduate now being women — a rise from 2-8 percent back in the...

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Obama’s Retreat Emboldens China

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 10:00am 6/9/2016 at 10:00am

As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Beijing this week, preaching the virtues of “peaceful resolution” of disputes between the neighbours in the South China Sea, fighter jets belonging to Chinese ‘People’s Liberation Army’ carried out aggressive manoeuvres against a US plane.

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Israel expanding ties and economic development help in Africa

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 11:30am 3/15/2016 at 11:30am

Theodor Herzl, founder of modern Zionism, the movement that led to the creation of Israel, wrote in 1902, “Once I have witnessed the redemption of the Jews, my people, I wish also to assist in the redemption of the Africans.”

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China ‘Clones’ Its Way to Military Dominance

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 11:35am 11/3/2015 at 11:35am

China has been a global hub for manufacturing counterfeit electronics and consumer goods, but as the Asian giant asserts its dominance in the Asian Pacific and beyond, its defense establishment is using the same approach to modernise its vast armed forces. 

Despite its large standing and reserve army, Chinese Armed Forces technologically...

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India, Israel: Innovation drives diplomacy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 1:30pm 10/29/2015 at 1:30pm

India’s largest corporate house Reliance Industries has announced its plans to make big and long-term investments in Israel. Reliance Industries, a Fortune 500 Company owned by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, is the largest private sector company in India with a market capitalisation of well over $40 billion.

Founded in 1966, Reliance Industries made its...

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Growing India-Israel Ties Provoke Protests by Palestinians

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 1:00pm 10/13/2015 at 1:00pm

India-Israel diplomatic relations will turn a new chapter with the Indian President’s historic state visit to Israel. Pranab Mukherjee became the first Indian Head of the State to visit the Jewish State. The state visit is an initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 17-month old government that seeks to strengthen commercial and...

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