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An Indian paramilitary soldier asks residents to stay indoors as they patrol a street vandalized in Tuesday's violence in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. India accused a U.S. government commission of politicizing communal violence in New Delhi that killed at least 30 people and injured more than 200 as President Donald Trump was visiting the country. The violent clashes between Hindu and Muslim mobs were the capital's worst communal riots in decades and saw shops, Muslim shrines and public vehicles go up in flames. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Scars of violence haunt India's capital after deadly riots

Feb. 28, 2020 12:18 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's hard-line Hindu nationalists watched anti-government protests centered in Muslim communities for months in anger that finally boiled over in the worst communal rioting in New Delhi in decades, leaving 38 people dead and the Indian capital shell-shocked. Tensions had been building...

Family members of Rahul Solanki, who was killed during clashes between Hindu mobs and Muslims protesting a contentious new citizenship law, weep outside a mortuary in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. At least 20 people were killed in three days of clashes in New Delhi, with the death toll expected to rise as hospitals were overflowed with dozens of injured people, authorities said Wednesday. The clashes between Hindu mobs and Muslims protesting a contentious new citizenship law that fast-tracks naturalization for foreign-born religious minorities of all major faiths in South Asia except Islam escalated Tuesday. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Death toll rises to 24 from Delhi riots during Trump trip

Feb. 26, 2020 1:28 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 24 people were killed and 189 injured in three days of clashes in New Delhi that coincided with U.S. President Donald Trump's first state visit to India, with the death toll expected to rise as hospitals continue to take in the wounded, authorities said Wednesday. Shops, Muslim...

U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wave after a

While India seems to love Trump, the reality isn't so simple

Feb. 26, 2020 12:30 AM EST

Looking out over the world’s largest cricket stadium, the seats jammed with more than 100,000 people, India’s prime minister heaped praise on his American visitor. “The leadership of President Trump has served humanity,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Monday, highlighting...

U.S.President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump stand with Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and his wife Savita Kovind during the playing of the national anthem at a state banquet at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in New Delhi, India. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)

The Latest: Trump hails India trip as 'learning experience'

Feb. 25, 2020 11:02 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to India (all times local): 8:40 p.m. President Donald Trump says an India visit that featured a mega-rally, a tour of the Taj Mahal and meetings with business leaders and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been a “tremendous learning...

In this Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 photo provided by ISAIAH, the group's Executive Director Doran Schrantz, center, and Imam Mohamed Omar, right, applaud during the religious coalition's Claiming Our Voices 2019 event at the Minneapolis Convention Center. In 2017, Imam Omar, executive director of Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., decided it was no longer prudent to remain isolated after members of an Illinois militia threw a pipe bomb into his mosque. Joining forces with other imams in the area, Omar, a refugee from war-torn Somalia, approached ISAIAH, a 20-year-old mostly white and Christian community organizing coalition based in St. Paul. (ISAIAH via AP)

Across races, religions, coalitions organize for solidarity

Feb. 24, 2020 3:28 PM EST

(RNS) — Rachel Prestipino knows how segregated Miami can be every day, including Sunday: “It’s not just at 11 a.m.” But one thing all groups in Miami share, said Prestipino, lead organizer for a local faith-based organization called People Acting for Community Together, is an interest...

Indian police detain members of Centre of Indian Trade Unions protesting against the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump to India, in Hyderabad, India, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. India poured on the pageantry with a joyful, colorful welcome for President Donald Trump who on Monday kicked off a whirlwind 36-hour visit that emphasizes pageantry over policy and a mega-rally to reaffirm U.S.-India ties while providing enviable overseas imagery for a president in a re-election year. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

Protests, prayers in Indian capital ahead of Trump's visit

Feb. 24, 2020 2:45 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — As President Donald Trump was being feted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on Monday, Hindu nationalist and communist groups held pro- and anti-U.S. street demonstrations in the capital. One police officer was killed in the violence, police...

In this Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 photo, a settler and his son walk during the annual Jordan Valley parade, in the Jordan Valley. Israel's prime minister is eager to court the votes of the country's influential West Bank settlers in critical elections next month. President's Donald Trump's Mideast plan seemed to be the key to ramping up their support. The plan envisions Israel's eventual annexation of its scores of West Bank settlements — a long time settler dream. But in the weeks since it was unveiled, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stumbled over his promises to quickly carry out the annexation, sparking verbal attacks from settler leaders.  (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Netanyahu banks on Trump plan to drive up pro-settler votes

Feb. 24, 2020 12:46 PM EST

ATERET, West Bank (AP) — With Israel's prime minister eager to court the votes of the country's influential West Bank settlers, President Donald Trump's Mideast plan seemed to be the key to ramping up their support ahead of critical elections next week. The plan envisions Israel's eventual annexation of...

An elderly man walks past a giant hoarding welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump in Agra, India, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. Trump and the First Lady Melania Trump will be visiting Taj Mahal during their visit two-day trip to India. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Indian authorities scramble to give Trump a mega-rally

Feb. 23, 2020 4:18 AM EST

AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — The sun-baked city of Ahmedabad was jostling with activity Sunday as workers cleaned roads, planted flowers and hoisted hundreds of billboards featuring President Donald Trump, a day ahead of his maiden two-day visit to India after Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised him a...

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2020 file photo, Avigdor Lieberman, center, leader of the Yisrael Beiteinu, party, meets people during election campaign tour in a shopping mall in the Port city of Ashdod, Israel.  Israel finds itself in a familiar place after a tumultuous election campaign, with  Lieberman seemingly in control of the country’s fate.  Opinion polls ahead of the March 2 vote show that neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor his challenger Benny Gantz will be able to form a coalition government without him.  Lieberman remains cagey about his intentions, raising the possibility his brinkmanship could end up forcing yet another election. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov, File)

Israel's Lieberman stills holds keys to future government

Feb. 23, 2020 2:05 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel finds itself in a familiar place after a tumultuous election campaign — with maverick politician Avigdor Lieberman still seemingly in control of the country’s fate. The run-up to Israel's third election in less than a year saw criminal charges filed against the prime...

FILE - In this June 20, 2018 file photo, Catoctin Creek Distillery whiskey is on display in a tasting room in Purcellville, Va. American dairy farmers, distillers and drug makers have been eager to break into India, but it look like they'll have to wait. Indian is the world’s seventh-biggest economy but it's also a tough-to-penetrate colossus of 1.3 billion people. Trade talks between the Trump administration and New Delhi were intended to forge at least a modest deal in time for President Donald Trump’s visit to India that begins Monday. But the talks appear to have fizzled for now. It's important to remember that Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are fierce nationalists who favor protecting their own producers over opening their markets to foreign competition. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

India, US struggling to bridge trade dispute as Trump visits

Feb. 22, 2020 12:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — American dairy farmers, distillers and drugmakers have been eager to break into India, the world’s seventh-biggest economy but a tough-to-penetrate colossus of 1.3 billion people. Looks like they’ll have to wait. Talks between the Trump administration and New Delhi, intended...