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India's Modi says progress made with China on thorny issues

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi with China’s Premier Li Keqiang, Friday, May 15, 2015. AP photo

BEIJING (AP) — On his first visit to China as India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi said Friday that two days of talks with the country’s leaders yielded progress on thorny issues ranging from a yawning trade imbalance to their continuing border dispute. 698 more words

'Reconsider Approach to Issues Holding us Back,' India's PM Narendra Modi Tells China

BEIJING:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he had asked China to reconsider its approach to issues that are stopping the two countries from realizing the full potential of ties. 376 more words

Putin And Xi Put Friendship On Display

At first sight, things look very different now. When President Xi Jinping of China took pride of place next to Vladimir Putin of Russia on Saturday, they looked like any other modern world leaders: pragmatic men-in-suits, full of smiles, temporary possessors of power rather than dictators-for-life. 603 more words

Total Control

Surface tension

A water droplet falls as a sphere because of surface tension. That same tension can keep it from breaking and even allow it to bounce off a miniscule layer of air. 8 more words