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A caliph is freely chosen by Muslims everywhere for his wisdom and spiritual qualifications. The ISIL leader's proclamation of himself as caliph over all Muslims violates the principles of Islam.

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses reporters in New Delhi on June 4th, before the first session of the newly elected Lok Sabha. As he begins to lead the world's most populous democracy, Modi and his administration will also take the helm in handling bilateral issues with India's neighbours. [Raveendran/AFP]

Modi faces South Asian diplomatic tests

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