Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to unite the country after a huge election win, with his party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of pursuing business-friendly policies and a hard line on national security.
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U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific
U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pacific, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday.
Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials
The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday.
Iraq weighs captives' rights against fear of new Islamic State
Iraqi farmer Shaker Salih says he feared Islamic State, but feared its defeat even more. His problem is persuading people to believe that he did not support the jihadists.
Deutsche Bank CEO readies investment bank cuts as stock hits low
Deutsche Bank's chief executive is prepared to make "tough cutbacks" in its investment banking business, whose future is in doubt after several failed restructurings, in order to be profitable and competitive.
'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday
John Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, is to be released early from federal prison on Thursday as some U.S. lawmakers fear he remains a security risk.
Tornadoes kill three, hit U.S. Plains state capital
Tornadoes killed at least three people in southwest Missouri and slammed into the state capital just before midnight on Wednesday, with rescue workers in Jefferson City searching into the morning for the injured, officials said.
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