Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his European visit in France, where he announced plans to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets in a multi-billion euro agreement.
India is at the top of the list of nations expected to be worst hit by the adverse effects of climate change. It is striving to overcome the problem by advancing strategies like investing massively in renewable energy.
A new book on German defense options suggests Berlin's threat perception is changing due to terrorism fears and Russian aggression. Author Paul Taylor says defense investments and attitudes must be adjusted accordingly.
Indian PM Modi said his country would uphold its commitment to the Paris climate agreement during his meeting with French President Macron. After Washington's withdrawal, India's support becomes crucial for the deal.
New Delhi has signed a deal with France's Dassault Aviation to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets. The agreement comes amid heightened tensions between Pakistan and India, including an attack on an Indian air base.
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