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World Newsletter June 14, 2019

World News June 14 TWO TANKERS ABANDONED AFTER ATTACKS IN GULF OF OMAN Two tankers, Front Altair and Kokuka Courageous, have been abandoned in the Gulf of Oman followed suspected torpedo attacks. The Front Altair was reported to have loaded Napatha before being involved in an incident about 60 miles northeast of Fujairah. The Norwegian Maritime…

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India Newsletter June 14, 2019

NEWS TO SHIPS BY NEWS ACCESS INDIA – FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2019 FRONT PAGE NEWS ================= SCO: CHINA, RUSSIA TO OPEN UP MARKETS FOR INDIAN TRADE Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday received assurances of significant trade and investment opportunities in bilateral meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Modi and several other world…

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India Newsletter June 13, 2019

NEWS TO SHIPS BY NEWS ACCESS INDIA – THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2019 FRONT PAGE NEWS ================= PM NARENDRA MODI NOT TO FLY OVER PAKISTAN WHILE TRAVELLING TO BISHKEK: MEA Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not fly over Pakistani airspace on way to Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, to attend a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation,…

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World Newsletter June 12, 2019

World News June 12 SRI LANKA MPS DEFY PRESIDENT TO RESUME EASTER ATTACK PROBE Sri Lanka’s Parliament on Tuesday defied President Maithripala Sirisena and resumed investigations into security lapses surrounding the Easter suicide bombings that killed 258 people, officials said, as a political crisis in the country deepened. The Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) began hearing testimony from Muslim leaders…

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India Newsletter June 12, 2019

NEWS TO SHIPS BY NEWS ACCESS INDIA – WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2019 FRONT PAGE NEWS ================= WRECKAGE OF MISSING AIR FORCE PLANE SPOTTED, EFFORTS ON TO REACH THERE The wreckage of the AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force was spotted on Tuesday in a heavily-forested mountainous terrain in Arunachal Pradesh, eight days after it went…

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World Newsletter June 11, 2019

World News June 11 HONG KONG LEADER REFUSES TO SCRAP EXTRADITION BILL DESPITE RALLY HONG KONG, China – Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader on Monday refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds came out to oppose the proposal. Striking a defiant tone after the city’s largest protest since…

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India Newsletter June 11, 2019

NEWS TO SHIPS BY NEWS ACCESS INDIA – TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2019 FRONT PAGE NEWS ================= PM GIVES CREDIT TO BUREAUCRACY FOR HISTORIC ELECTORAL VICTORY Fresh from the historic electoral victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave credit for NDA’s return to power to the bureaucracy for creating pro-incumbency sentiments by successfully delivering government schemes to…

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World Newsletter June 10, 2019

World News June 10 PARLIAMENT WARNS SIRISENA AGAINST SCUTTLING EASTER ATTACKS INVESTIGATION Sri Lanka’s Parliament warned President Maithripala Sirisena not to scuttle an investigation into security lapses before the Easter suicide bombings, the Speaker’s office said on Sunday. The warning came after Mr. Sirisena said he would not cooperate with the parliamentary probe and would not allow defence or…

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India Newsletter June 10, 2019

NEWS TO SHIPS BY NEWS ACCESS INDIA – MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2019 FRONT PAGE NEWS ================= PM MODI MEETS TOP LANKAN LEADERSHIP Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday for the second time within 10 days and the two leaders agreed that terrorism is a “joint threat” that needs collective and…

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