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(FILES) This file photo taken on June 23, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump during a signing ceremony for the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, at the White House in Washington, DC.President Donald Trump likes to tweet early in the morning -- often while watching television. But on August 15, 2017, he may have hit the button a bit too quickly.From Trump Tower in New York, where he is spending a few days, the Republican leader retweeted a message from a man who called him a "fascist." It took him about 20 minutes to delete it.The man was replying to a Fox News tweet about the possibility that Trump could issue a pardon to Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who has courted controversy -- and earned a conviction -- over his tough stance on immigrants. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

Here's A List Of Countries And Leaders Trump Has Insulted Since His Election

It's been almost a year since Donald Trump emerged from an election campaign of threats, lies and vitriol as the future president of the United States of America. His victory speech on Nov. 9, 2016, s...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU) for the upcoming general elections, gestures during an election rally in Regensburg, Germany, September 18, 2017. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Angela Merkel's Election Victory Belies Germany's Problem With Gender Inequality

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union and its ally party, the Christian Social Union, cruised to victory for the fourth time in Sunday's election, making her the longest-standin...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU) for the upcoming general elections, waves to supporters during an election rally in Regensburg, Germany, September 18, 2017. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Angela Merkel Wins Fourth Term As Chancellor In German Election

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union has come out on top in Germany's national election on Sunday, according to early exit polls, putting her on the path for a fourth term in power. E...
Protesters have set barricades alight on July 7, 2017 in Hamburg, northern Germany, where leaders of the world's top economies gather for a G20 summit.Protesters clashed with police and torched patrol cars in fresh violence ahead of the G20 summit, police said. German police and protestors had clashed already the day before at an anti-G20 march, with police using water cannon and tear gas to clear a hardcore of masked anti-capitalist demonstrators, AFP reporters said. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Markus Scholz / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read MARKUS SCHOLZ/AFP/Getty Images)

'Half The City Is Burning': Hamburg Rocked By Violent, Anti-G-20 Protests

Demonstrators smashed shop windows, torched cars and set fires in the streets.
BERLIN, GERMANY - JUNE 27: A woman shows a rainbow color heart during the Cristopher Street Day (CSD) parade on June 27, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. One day after the 'Yes' for same-sex marriage in the United States hundreds of thousands of people have celebrated the CSD in Berlin. The Christopher Street Day tuck place the first time in Germany named 'Gay Pride' in 1979 in West-Berlin. Similar marches are taking place in various cities around the world to commemorate the start of the gay rights movement. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

German Lawmakers Vote To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Germany's parliament on Friday passed legislation legalizing same-sex marriage ― a sudden landmark shift for LGBTQ rights in Europe's most populous country. The vote came days after Chancellor Angela...
Former U.S. President Barack Obama adjusts his earpiece as he attends a discussion at the German Protestant Kirchentag in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

If Barack Obama Assembled His Own 'Avengers' Team To Take On Donald Trump...

Former President Barack Obama is summoning an army. That's according to this spoof Twitter story, which says Obama has been busy bringing world leaders together since he left office. And they're appar...
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Germany's On Board, But Smart City Project Needs Government To Think Harder Too

The year 2015 has been a rather eventful one for Indo-German cooperation. In January, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and the visiting German Minister Barbara Hendricks signed an agreement, with Germany deciding to partner with India in developing three smart cities... However, amidst the hullabaloo over the smart city mission, the million-dollar question on every Indian's mind continues to be, what exactly is a smart city?

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