India's Modi, at summit, calls Pakistan "mother-ship of terrorism"
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi branded Pakistan a "mother-ship of terrorism" at a summit of the BRICS nations on Sunday, testing the cohesion of a group whose heavyweight member China is a close ally of India's arch-rival.
Modi's remarks to a meeting of leaders from the BRICS -- which include Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa -- escalated his diplomatic drive to isolate Pakistan, which India accuses of sponsoring cross-border terrorism.
Tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours have been running high since a Sept. 18 attack on an army base in Kashmir, near the... read more
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