Bengaluru, Nov 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the SAARC Summit in Kathmandu on Wednesday and said 'nowhere in the world are collective efforts more important than in south Asia.'
Modi also recalled the horror of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack at the SAARC Summit and stressed on the need to combat "terrorism and trans-national crimes". "Today, as we remember the horror of the terror attack in Mumbai in 2008, we feel the endless pain of lost lives," said Modi said at the opening of the two-day Saarc summit here.
In other news, demonstrators carried mock coffins and red-painted crosses in Nairobi as a mark of protest demanding the government provide more effective security for ordinary Kenyans and a memorial for the hundreds of Kenyans killed in recent terror attacks, as pressure builds on the government to halt a steady onslaught of gunfire and grenade assaults.
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