Prime Minister Narendra Modi today concluded his Canada visit and is all set to return to India. Modi termed Stephen Harper as his close friend and said: "A special thanks to @pmharper- a fine host, a wonderful human being and a very dear friend," tweeted PM Modi.
"I leave Canada with immense satisfaction. This visit will further enhance India-Canada ties. A big thanks to the people of Canada," said PM Modi.
Meanwhile, al Qaida's branch in Yemen seized Thursday control of a major airport and sea port and oil terminal in southern Yemen, consolidating their hold of the country's largest province amid wider chaos that is pitting Shiite rebels against forces loyal to the country's exiled president and a Saudi-led airstrikes.
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Narendra Modi in a jovial mood
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the leader of Liberal Party of Canada Justin Trudeau (R) and his daughter in Toronto.
Cambodians pray at a stupa
Cambodians pray in front of a stupa containing hundreds of human skulls and bones of victims in Khmer Rouge regime, at Choeung Ek memorial on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
British Columbia engulfed in smoke
A significant amount of dark and smelly smoke from a fire at a deep-water port terminal billowed over the town of Squamish, British Columbia forcing municipal officials to ask residents to stay indoors.
Michael Phelps competes again
Michael Phelps competes in the men's 100 meter butterfly final at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Mesa, Arizona. It was the first competition for the 18-time Olympic champion after serving a six-month suspension for DUI.
Houthis demonstrate in Yemen
A Yemeni man, background, uses his mobile to take photos of Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, holding up their weapons during a demonstration against an arms embargo imposed by the U.N. Security Council on Houthi leaders, in Sanaa, Yemen.
Dancers rehearse in South Africa
Dancers of the Joburg Ballet and the Liaoning Ballet of China company take part in a final dress rehearsal, in Johannesburg, South Africa ahead of a two week rum of performances of "Swan Lake" .