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Indian army soldiers gather on a street during a gunfight in Srinagar on August 15, 2016

Indian Forces Train in Israeli Krav Mega for Anti-Terror Tactics

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the first PM of India to visit Israel in seven decades with many defence deals signed, a lesser known modern martial art technique from Israel — Krav Maga — is helping the Indian armed forces in thwarting terror attacks and also in maintaining law and order.

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Abbas Visits India Ahead of Modi Trip to Israel

NEW DELHI, India — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas landed in New Delhi late Sunday for a three-day visit, looking to strengthen ties with India ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic trip to Israel.

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Israeli President Affirms Strong Relations with India

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin reaffirmed the strong relations between the Jewish state and India in meetings with the leaders of the South Asian country during a state visit Tuesday.

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (C-R) and his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee (C-L) review the honor guard during a welcoming ceremony at the presidential compound in Jerusalem on October 14, 2015. AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel, India Hail Defense Ties, Pledge Economic Partnership

President Reuven Rivlin and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hailed their countries’ increasing security cooperation and called to deepen their economic relationship, as Rivlin made a historic visit to the world’s second-most populous country this week.

Kashmir Muslim protesters hold a flag of Islamic State as they shout anti-India slogans during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, April 8, 2016. Police fired teargas and pellet guns to disperse Kashmiris who gathered after Friday afternoon prayers to protest against Indian control over a part of …

U.S. Embassy Warns Americans: Islamic State Active in India

The U.S. Embassy in the Indian capital of New Delhi issued a security message this week, urging Americans to “maintain a high level of vigilance” following media reports highlighting the Islamic State’s “desire to attack targets in India,” namely places that are visited regularly by Westerners.

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Battle for Tech Talent in Ride-Sharing Wars Expands to Asia

Uber’s largest rival in Southeast Asia, GrabTaxi, has reportedly announced the launch of an R&D center in Singapore this week. The move marks the latest battle in the global expansion of ride-sharing turf wars as companies seek to draw talent from overseas.