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Obama in land of Gandhi

While Indians celebrated the visit of the U.S. president and the support given for India's bid to the UN Security Council and his noting that India has "emerged" as a world power, there were specific U.S. interests that Obama needed to carry out.

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Kashmir peace is long climb, shadows Obama trip to India

Kashmir is the last major question to be resolved stemming from India's British colonial past, the freedom struggle and the 1947 partition of India and Pakistan.

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Cuba continues to change, independence for Western Sahara - and more

Prejudice on the rise in Germany; world protests resumption of West Bank construction; fight for independence in Western Sahara intensifies - all in World Notes

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World Notes: Egypt, Cuba, Kenya, Italy, Venezuela, India

A round up of international news from Egypt, Cuba, Kenya, Italy, Venezuela and India.

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Same sex marriage gaining support in India

According to a recent poll, legalizing same sex marriage is gaining support in India one year after the Delhi High Court decriminalized homosexuality.

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World Notes: Canada, Romania, Mozambique, India, Austria

The right to clean water, toxic gold mining, biofuel's human toll, measuring India's poverty, good and bad on HIV/AIDS.

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China urges India seat on UN Security Council

Behind the ceremony, Indo-China relations remain strong.

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World Notes: Cuba, Romania, Bolivia, Palestine, Kenya, India

Updates on Cuba, Romania, Bolivia, Palestine, Kenya, India.

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World Notes: Turkey, Cuba, Australia, India

Genocide anniversary marked in Turkey, local elections in Cuba, Australian union slams asbestos, price-rise protests in India.

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In a rare show of unity, Indian unions demonstrate together

Nine major trade union federations of India demonstrated together last month on five essential issues that affect a vast majority of Indian people.

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