Global terror remained the focus of news this week as well. Home Minister Rajnath Singh traveled to Beijing
and discussed co-operation between India and China in confronting terror. The French Foreign Minister was in India
this past week as well and held talks on combating terrorism with his counterpart Sushma Swaraj. Meanwhile, in Mali, as extremists stormed a luxury hotel, it was confirmed that 20 Indians amongst the hostages
were currently safe and that the Indian embassy was monitoring the situation.