Merkel launches re-election campaign with firm stance on immigration

Merkel launches re-election campaign with firm stance on immigration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel launched her re-election bid on Tuesday by lashing out at populists trying to exploit fears over the recent influx of refugees, while also taking a tough stance on integration, including a ban on full-face veils. Merkel outlined her strategy at an annual gathering of her centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, […]

China’s stance doesn’t affect US support to India, says official

China’s stance doesn’t affect US support to India, says official

WASHINGTON: The United States has said the Chinese refusal to endorse India’s application to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) has not changed its position on the issue. “Nothing’s changed about our position,” US State Department’s spokesman John Kirby said at a news briefing in Washington when asked to comment on the Chinese stance. “We […]