bilateral relations

Obama invites Egyptian president to visit US


July 9th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has officially invited his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi to visit the US to discuss bilateral relations, Egyptian state media reported Sunday.Visiting ... Read more...

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Hand over terrorists to build trust, Advani urges Pakistan


July 8th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said Sunday Pakistan's handing over wanted terrorists and outlaws will drastically improve relations with India.In the ... Read more...

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South Africa to send parliamentary delegation to India


July 7th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 7 (IANS) South Africa is sending a high-powered parliamentary delegation to India to strengthen relations between the two countries, it has been announced.The delegation, led by the ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan desire forward movement in ties: Jilani


July 6th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Ahead of his return home following official talks here, Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani Friday said the two countries now "desire to move ... Read more...

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Path ahead not easy for India-Pakistan talks: Mathai


July 5th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India and Pakistan are on a "promising trajectory" in their bilateral relations but both sides are aware that much more needs to be done ... Read more...

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UAE, Cyprus review bilateral ties


July 4th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Cyprus reviewed their bilateral relations here Tuesday.In the meeting held between Al Sheikh Abdullah Mohammed Al Hamed, director of ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Tajikistan to boost Central Asian ties


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Against the growing strategic importance of Eurasia and Central Asia, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday headed to Tajikistan on a two-day visit to expand ... Read more...

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UAE-Libya discuss bilateral relations


June 30th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 29 (IANS) In a step to promote economic and investment relations, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Libya have held bilateral talks.The meeting was held between Saeed Obaid ... Read more...

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India supports Sri Lankan reconciliation, to stay engaged


June 29th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 29 (IANS) India Friday reiterated its support to all actors seeking a solution to the Tamil situation in Sri Lanka, but made it clear that political reconciliation ... Read more...

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Putin to undertake Middle East tour


June 25th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will Monday start his tour of the Middle East, according to presidential aide Yury Ushakov.During his two-day visit to the region, ... Read more...

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China protests Vietnam claim to islands


June 21st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) China Thursday lodged a protest with Vietnam concerning the recent passing of a Vietnamese maritime law that extends the country's jurisdiction to islands claimed by China.Chinese ... Read more...

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Chinese, US presidents meet on bilateral ties


June 20th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 20 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao met his US counterpart Barack Obama here Tuesday on bilateral relations and major issues of common concern.Over the past ... Read more...

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Slovenia aims to double bilateral trade with India


June 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Slovenia wants to double its bilateral trade with India in the next three years, the central European country's envoy said Tuesday."We are aiming to double our ... Read more...

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Krishna to visit Cuba to further ties


June 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Looking to further bilateral relations with Cuba, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will be paying an official visit to Havana June 15-17.During his ... Read more...

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India, US launch open government platform


June 12th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) India and the United States have unveiled the Open Government Platform, a bilateral effort aimed at fostering transparency and enhanced citizen engagement by making government data, ... Read more...

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Indian envoy to UAE meets Ras Al Khaimah ruler


June 6th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ras Al Khaimah, June 6 (IANS/WAM) India's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) M.K. Lokesh Wednesday met the ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr al Qasimi.During ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants full SCO membership


June 6th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari would pitch for Pakistan's full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) during the two-day meeting of the regional grouping that starts ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan trade bodies sign pact


June 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 4 (IANS) Two trade bodies of India and Pakistan Monday signed an agreement to boost trade and people-to-people contact between the two countries, an official said here.A memorandum ... Read more...

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Russia, China want fairer global economy: Lavrov


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China support formation of a multipolar model of international relations and have called for building a fairer global economic system, Foreign Minister Sergei ... Read more...

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India, Britain discuss visa issue, Afghanistan


June 1st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India Friday pressed Britain for easing the visa regime for businessmen and students to boost investment and discussed the volatile situation in Afghanistan.Foreign Secretary Rajan ... Read more...

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China backs Europe’s integration


May 31st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 31 (IANS) China supports Europe's integration process as well as its efforts to deal with the sovereign debt crisis, said an official.China has faith in Europe's capability of ... Read more...

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Putin, Obama to meet at G20 summit in June


May 30th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama will continue efforts to improve bilateral ties and sign an agreement on future cooperation ... Read more...

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India to pitch for larger role at SCO summit


May 27th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India will pitch for a greater role in the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and an expanded partnership with it in stabilising Afghanistan when External ... Read more...

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Pakistani leaders harp on US apology for NATO air strike (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Pakistan's demand for the US apology for the NATO air strike in which its 24 soldiers were killed - an incident which has strained bilateral ... Read more...

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Iranian president calls up Manmohan Singh


May 18th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Amidst pressure from the US on India to cut its oil imports from Teheran, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad has spoken to Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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India to express concern to Pakistan on minorities’ plight


May 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India will convey its concern to Pakistan over the plight of its Hindu minorities when External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna visits the neighbouring country ... Read more...

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UAE foreign minister to visit India


May 16th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan will be on a two-day official visit to India from ... Read more...

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UAE, Indonesia hold talks


May 16th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 15 (IANS/WAM)) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Indonesia have held discussions to enhance bilateral relations in various sectors that could benefit both the countries.Ahmed Abdullah Al ... Read more...

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Telenor’s failure will hit India’s image: Norwegian minister


May 12th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The failure of Telenor's $3-billion investment in subsidiary Uninor will not only impact India's investment destination image but will also have political repercussions, Norway's Trade ... Read more...

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Waheed meets Manmohan, commits to early polls in Maldives (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Mohamed Waheed, the new president of the Maldives, Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here in his first-ever visit to India and is said ... Read more...

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Waheed, Manmohan discuss Maldivian polls, economic ties


May 12th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Mohamed Waheed, the new president of the Maldives, Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here in his first-ever visit to India and discussed possible ... Read more...

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Putin not to attend G8 Summit


May 10th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has told his US counterpart Barack Obama over phone that he would not be able to attend the G8 summit ... Read more...

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Putin, Obama discuss bilateral relations


May 10th, 2012 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama have discussed the prospects of development of bilateral relations and personal contacts.The two leaders ... Read more...

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Iran, Pakistan on anvil as Clinton and Krishna meet (Afternoon Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India Tuesday asked Pakistan to dismantle its terror network and explained to the US its continued reliance on Iranian oil when External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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Iran hopes new French president will reconsider past policies


May 7th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 7 (IANS) Iran Monday expressed the hope that French president-elect Francois Hollande would "revise the wrong policies of his country in the past".The failure of Nicolas Sarkozy in ... Read more...

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