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Blinken meets Indian foreign minister as row between India and Canada simmers

Sep. 28, 2023 20:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken met Thursday with India’s foreign minister amid a simmering row between New Delhi and Ottawa over allegations of Indian government involvement in the killing of a Sikh activist in Canada. Blinken and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar met...

Spat over visas for Indian Asian Games athletes sparks diplomatic row between New Delhi and Beijing

Sep. 22, 2023 06:45 AM EDT

HANGZHOU, China (AP) — A long-standing border dispute between India and China has left three Indian martial arts competitors stranded at home and unable to make it to the Asian Games in Hangzhou, while sparking a diplomatic row Friday between the two countries. The three women...

India's visa processing center in Canada says it's suspending visa services on New Delhi's order as bilateral rift grows

Sep. 21, 2023 04:08 AM EDT
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's visa processing center in Canada says it's suspending visa services on New Delhi's order as bilateral rift grows.

Indian lawmakers attend their last session before moving to a new Parliament building

Sep. 18, 2023 06:06 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian lawmakers sat in the last session before moving to a new Parliament building, responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call Monday that saw him lauding India’s parliamentary history and the recently concluded Group of 20 summit. Major opposition...

Everything you need to know about this year's meeting of leaders at the UN General Assembly

Sep. 18, 2023 01:07 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — For two years, it was the coronavirus pandemic. Then, it was Russia's war in Ukraine. Throughout it all, the perils of climate change, poverty and inequality have steadily, increasingly thrummed through each convening of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly. ...

Presidents Biden, Obama, Clinton congratulate Coco Gauff on her US Open tennis title

Sep. 10, 2023 09:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Barack Obama congratulated Coco Gauff on her U.S. Open title Saturday, less than two weeks after attending her first comeback of the tournament. After Gauff rallied to beat Aryna Sabalenka 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, messages quickly poured onto the social media...

Coco Gauff wins the US Open for her first Grand Slam title at age 19 by defeating Aryna Sabalenka

Sep. 10, 2023 00:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff is still a teenager, after all, and so it should surprise no one that she was on her phone in the locker room, scrolling through social media, right up until 10 minutes before heading out on court for the U.S. Open final. What the 19-year-old from Florida...

Biden gives Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed a hearty handshake a year after an awkward fist bump moment

Sep. 09, 2023 13:19 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Saudi crown prince once vilified by President Joe Biden has been elevated from a fist bump to a hearty handshake. Biden warmly greeted Saudi Arabia's de facto leader, Mohammed bin Salman, after they appeared together along with several other leaders at the...

India's rising geopolitical clout will be tested as it hosts the G20 summit

Sep. 07, 2023 10:23 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Ahead of India’s hosting of the G20 summit of leading economies, its prime minister invited 125 mostly developing countries to a virtual meeting in January to signal New Delhi’s intention to be their champion on the world stage. As the leaders logged onto Zoom,...

What are biofuels and why is it so confusing whether they are a source of clean energy or not?

Sep. 07, 2023 10:16 AM EDT

BENGALURU, India (AP) — India, the current president of the Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations, has proposed a global biofuel alliance that seeks to accelerate the development of sustainable biofuels to support the global energy transition. The alliance is likely to...