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Texas Gets Ready to Say ‘Howdy, Modi!’

Trump will join the Indian prime minister as he addresses a crowd of 50,000 people. Despite some of their similarities, the two leaders may not share the same fans.

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The highlights this week: Modi and Trump to make a joint appearance in Texas, religious riots break out in Pakistan, and rising oil prices worry South Asian importers.

Texas Gets Ready to Say ‘Howdy, Modi!’

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address more than 50,000 people—mostly members of the Indian diaspora—in Houston on Sunday at an event called “Howdy, Modi!” Joining him onstage at the home of the NFL’s Houston Texans will be another man who loves giant crowds: U.S. President Donald Trump. The event is the third meeting between Trump and Modi in three months, after the G-20 summit in Japan in June and the G-7 summit in France last month.

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