Promote education, fight corruption to defeat terrorism: Kerry

Promote education, fight corruption to defeat terrorism: Kerry

WASHINGTON: Educa­tion is key to defeating terrorism, says US Secretary of State John Kerry, pointing out how during a visit to Pakistan he saw children even in remote mountainous areas attending schools. Equally important, he added, was to fight corruption as officials in developing countries steal billions of dollars every year from state funds. Secretary […]

World economy, terrorism take centre stage as G7 leaders meet in Japan

World economy, terrorism take centre stage as G7 leaders meet in Japan

World leaders began two days of G7 talks in Japan on Thursday, with concerns about the health of the global economy, terrorism, Europe’s refugee crisis and disquiet over China’s growing influence set to dominate proceedings. Heads of state and governments from the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Canada and host Japan are meeting in […]