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South China Sea: India calls for respect to global laws (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India Thursday called for all parties to the territorial disputes in the South China Sea to respect global laws governing freedom of navigation and access ... Read more...

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South China Sea: India calls for respect to global laws


July 12th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India Thursday called for all parties to the territorial disputes in the South China Sea to respect global laws governing freedom of navigation and access ... Read more...

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Krishna thanks Pakistan for help to Indian passengers


July 10th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Thanking Pakistan for its help to passengers of an Indian plane that made an emergency landing at Nawabshah airport in Sindh, External Affairs Minister S.M. ... Read more...

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India steps up ASEAN diplomacy, Singapore PM on way


July 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Ahead of the summit with the 11-nation ASEAN this year-end, India is set to step up its Look East policy as Singapore Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Cambodia for three regional meets


July 8th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) In keeping with the importance India attaches to its Look East policy, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna would be travelling to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to ... Read more...

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No proposal for trilateral pact with India, US: Australia


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A day after New Delhi rejected the suggestion for a trilateral security accord, Australia Friday clarified that it has not proposed any such arrangement ... Read more...

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India not keen on trilateral pact with US, Australia (Lead)


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India Thursday voiced surprise at Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd's remarks suggesting a trilateral security pact between the US, India and Australia, and made ... Read more...

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India rejects trilateral security pact with Australia, US


December 1st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India Thursday voiced surprise at Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd's remarks suggesting trilateral security agreement between US, India and Australia, and made it ... Read more...

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Pakistan won’t accept India’s regional hegemony: Khar


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Pakistan would not accept the hegemony of any country in the region as it is "by no means inferior to India", Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani ... Read more...

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PM to go to Indonesia, US seeks closer India ties in East Asia


July 21st, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will travel to Indonesia in November to attend the 18-nation East Asia Summit, a trip that will be closely watched ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Bali to boost India-East Asia ties


July 20th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With the US rooting for a bigger role for India in East Asia and China becoming increasingly assertive in the region, External Affairs Minister S.M. ... Read more...

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Krishna greets Khar, hopes for friendly ties


July 20th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has in a letter greeted Pakistan's new Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, and expressed hope to work closely with her ... Read more...

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Krishna congratulates Pakistan’s new foreign minister


July 20th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Even as India and the US asked Islamabad to dismantle safe havens for terrorists, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday telephoned his Pakistani counterpart Hina ... Read more...

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Khar briefs Gilani about India talks


July 19th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar has briefed Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani about her trip to New Delhi this month for ... Read more...

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India’s ‘Look East’ policy has strategic goals (Comment)


October 26th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Mahendra Ved Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's three-nation visit to Japan, Malaysia and Vietnam marks a reassertion of India's resolve to pursue its "Look East Policy" to achieve its strategic, geo-political and ... Read more...

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Army chief on four-day trip to Australia


August 20th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Indian Army Chief General V.K. Singh Monday left for Australia on a four-day visit that is expected to boost defence cooperation between the two countries. During ... Read more...

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US urges a code of conduct in the South China Sea


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 23 (DPA) The US government Friday called on the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China to reach agreement on a full code of conduct in the South China ... Read more...

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US-South Korean military drills violate sovereignty: N.Korea


July 23rd, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi (Vietnam), July 23 (ANI): The joint military drill by the U.S. and South Korean army "is against the sovereignty of the DPRK ( Democratic People's Republic of Korea)", a spokesman told ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens response to naval exercise


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 23 (DPA) The spokesman of the North Korean delegation at an Asian security forum said Friday that Pyongyang would physically respond to planned US-South Korean naval exercises. "The Democratic People's Republic ... Read more...

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Sanctions: N.Korea accuses US of violating UN resolution


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi, July 22 (ANI): North Korea has said that the United States has violated a July 9 UN statement by imposing fresh sanctions on it.The China Daily quoted Ri Tong Il, a ... Read more...

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India, Australia agree to strengthen joint security cooperation


November 13th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.13 (ANI): The Governments of India and Australia on Thursday announced a committment to a Joint Declaration on Security Cooperation, which they said would strengthen cooperation in a wide ... Read more...

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India, Japan to increase cooperation in peace-keeping and disaster relief measures


November 9th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Nov 9 (ANI): India and Japan today expressed their firm determination to take forward bilateral defence exchanges and cooperation in a meaningful way.In a joint press statement issued at the ... Read more...

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EU military committee chief visits South-East Asia


October 15th, 2009 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 15 (DPA) The European Union is interested in boosting cooperation with South-East Asia in fighting piracy in the Malacca Straits, disaster relief and peacekeeping missions, the EU chief representative for ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan to fight anti-India terrorists with ’same force’ (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2009 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand On Board Special Aircraft, July 23 (IANS) Differing with the US assessment about Islamabad's change in approach towards terrorism, India Thursday asked Pakistan to "show the same force" in ... Read more...

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Pakistan should fight all terrorists with same force: Krishna


July 23rd, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinOn Board Special Aircraft, July 23(ANI): Union Minister for External Affairs SM Krishna on Thursday said that Pakistan should show the same force in fighting anti-India terrorists and ... Read more...

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India will go by NSG waiver, says Krishna on G8 curbs


July 23rd, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Manich Chand On Board Special Aircraft, July 23 (IANS) Unfazed by the G8 restrictions on transfer of enrichment and reprocessing technology (ENR), External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday said India will proceed ... Read more...

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India expects Pakistan to fight all terrorists with ’same force’


July 23rd, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand On Board Special Aircraft, July 23 (IANS) India Thursday asked Pakistan to "show the same force" in fighting anti-India terrorists on its soil as it has done in combating ... Read more...

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Indonesia wants collective fight against terrorism: Krishna


July 23rd, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinPhuket (Thailand), July 23 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Thursday said Indonesia had placed the issue of terrorism upfront at the retreat of 27 foreign ministers of ... Read more...

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Krishna, Qureshi say hello in Phuket, talks only in New York


July 23rd, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Phuket (Thailand), July 23 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi were in this Thai island resort for Asia's security forum ... Read more...

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Krishna focuses on ‘terror-infested neighbourhood’ at ARF meet


July 23rd, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Phuket (Thailand), July 23 (IANS) Without naming Pakistan, India's Minister for External Affairs S.M. Krishna Thursday drew the attention of Asian countries to "India's terror-infested neighbourhood" and called for ... Read more...

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US is back in southeast Asia: Clinton


July 23rd, 2009 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Phuket (Thailand), July 22 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Wednesday signed Southeast Asia's main friendship and security treaty in a gesture signalling America's return to the region. "The United States ... Read more...

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India presses for anti-terror convention, to sign ASEAN FTA in October (Roundup)


July 22nd, 2009 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Phuket (Thailand), July 22 (IANS) At the meeting of foreign ministers of the ASEAN and East Asia region here Wednesday, India reminded the world of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks ... Read more...

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Krishna sets stage for India-ASEAN summit


July 22nd, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Phuket (Thailand), July 22 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday held talks here with his counterparts from 16 countries of the East Asia Summit (EAS), setting the ... Read more...

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Clinton condemns Myanmar’s treatment of Suu Kyi


July 21st, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 21 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Tuesday condemned the Myanmar junta's imprisonment of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and raised worries about Pyongyang-Myanmar military ties. "We ... Read more...

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Krishna leaves for Thailand (Lead)


July 21st, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday left for the Thai island resort of Phuket to attend Asia's biggest annual security gathering that will be dominated by terrorism, ... Read more...

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