diplomatic relations

Canada’s suspension of ties ‘hostile’ measure: Iran


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 9 (IANS) Iran has termed Canada's suspension of diplomatic ties with the country as a "hostile" measure, Xinhua reported.According to Iran's state-run Press TV, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chief of ... Read more...

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Canada cuts ties with Iran


September 8th, 2012 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Canada has frozen diplomatic relations with Iran and will expel Iranian diplomats from the country, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird has said.Ottawa has formally listed ... Read more...

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Russia-Saudi Arabia: A growing strain


September 6th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Relations between Russia and Saudi Arabia, which have never been cloudless, are quite tense today, something that seems unlikely to change in the foreseeable future, says a RIA Novosti commentary from ... Read more...

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Troupe from Tripura, Manipur to perform in Germany


September 5th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 5 (IANS) A troupe from India's two northeastern states - Tripura and Manipur - will perform in Germany to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between that ... Read more...

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India, Tajikistan should jointly combat terror, boost ties: President


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Describing Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon as an "old friend of India", President Pranab Mukherjee a brain haemorrhagea brain haemorrhage said Monday India and the ... Read more...

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China, Maldives pledge closer cooperation on climate change


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Urmuqi (China), Sep 2 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met Maldives President Mohammed Waheed Hassan Sunday and pledged to boost cooperation on climate change between the two nations.Hailing the sound ... Read more...

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Iranian, Egyptian presidents discuss NAM objectives, region


August 30th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi held talks here on Thursday about the objectives of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and regional developments.Quoting Iranian ... Read more...

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Egyptian president to visit China


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi will pay a state visit to China from Aug 28 to 30 at the invitation of Chinese President Hu Jintao, said Foreign ... Read more...

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India, Israel to hold FTA talks Aug 14-16


August 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) In an important step that will scale up their economic ties, India and Israel will hold the fifth round of negotiations over a free trade ... Read more...

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Iran summons Swiss envoy over abductions in Syria


August 7th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 7 (IANS) The Iranian foreign ministry Tuesday summoned the Swiss charge d'affaires in the country to protest the abduction of Iranian pilgrims in Syria, Press TV reported.The Swiss ... Read more...

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Connect with strangers through ‘Parallel Cities’ project


August 4th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 4 (IANS) How would you feel if on entering a hotel room, you find the housekeeping staff taking you through each and every step of his daily duties ... Read more...

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A China House for London Olympics


July 14th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) China House, a place to host friends from all over the world and display China-related activities, will be set up in London during the 2012 London ... Read more...

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New US ambassador takes office in Myanmar


July 11th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 11 (IANS) Newly-appointed US Ambassador Derek J. Mitchell presented his credentials to Myanmar President U Thein Sein in Nay Pyi Taw Wednesday.This signified the re-establishment of diplomatic relations ... Read more...

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Kashyap retrospective in Hamburg


July 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Bollywood fans in Hamburg will be treated to five movies by acclaimed director Anurag Kashyap as part of a retrospective July 11-16.The retrospective will open ... Read more...

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Cuban president embarks on China, Vietnam trip


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
Havana, July 3 (IANS) Cuban President Raul Castro has embarked on an official tour to China and Vietnam, the Prensa Latina news agency reported Monday.Castro and his delegation, including Foreign ... Read more...

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CPI-M protests Mamata’s assassination plot charge


May 24th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) West Bengal's Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday termed as "ridiculous", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegation that the Marxists and the Maoists were plotting to ... Read more...

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ISI, North Korea plotting to kill me: Mamata


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee says that Marxists and Maoists are plotting to kill her in league with the Pakistani intelligence, North Korea, Venezuela ... Read more...

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India-Russia ties a model for diplomacy: Krishna


April 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday flagged India-Russia bilateral ties, which are in their 65th year, as "a model of depth and understanding" between any ... Read more...

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Krishna to meet Russian, Chinese foreign ministers in Moscow


April 10th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is visiting Moscow for a trilateral meet Friday with his Russian and Chinese counterparts to discuss "regional and global issues" ... Read more...

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China, Cuba sign agreements to enhance economic ties


April 10th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 10 (IANS) Entrepreneurs from Cuba and China's Shandong province have signed cooperation agreements in the fields of biotechnology and information.Officials from China's Lukang Pharmaceutical Company and Cuba's ... Read more...

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Yesterday once more with Indian film fest in Russia


April 9th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) It'll be yesterday once more when 15 Bollywood movies including "3 Idiots", "Ishqiya" and "Fashion" are screened in Moscow and St. Petersburg at a film ... Read more...

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India seeks to strengthen relations with Israel (With Image)


April 6th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 6 (IANS) India feels there is need to strengthen bilateral relations with Israel which is possible for both the countries through collaborations in research and education sectors.While ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Medvedev pledge to scale up civil nuclear ties


March 29th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday held talks with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on a host of bilateral issues that included scaling up civil nuclear ... Read more...

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Chinese, South Korean presidents meet on ties


March 26th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao met South Korean President Lee Myung-bak here Monday to discuss bilateral ties and issues of common concern.The two leaders met on the ... Read more...

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Pakistan aiming at better relations with S.Korea: Gilani


March 25th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has expressed hope that Pakistan's bilateral relations with South Korea will get impetus following his first ever visit to ... Read more...

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Examination of Italian weapons to take more time: Police


March 9th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 9 (IANS) Even as Italy makes hectic efforts for an amicable resolution of the arrest of its two Marines for shooting two Indian fishermen dead, Kerala Police ... Read more...

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Indian commerce minister meets Vietnamese PM


March 8th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, March 8 (IANS) Visiting Indian Commerce Minister Anand Sharma met with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung here Thursday to promote bilateral trade cooperation.Vietnam and India have maintained a ... Read more...

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Georgia reluctant to restore relations with Russia (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Georgia will not restore diplomatic relations with Russia as long as Moscow recognises the independence of disputed regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, deputy Georgian ... Read more...

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Russia ready to restore diplomatic ties with Georgia


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to scrap visa requirements with Georgia and it is also ready to restore diplomatic relations with Tbilisi, said Russian foreign ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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‘India, Vietnam need to improve trade to counter China’


February 14th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India needs to aggressively develop its trade ties with Vietnam to take bilateral relations to the next level, particularly, to counter the increasing presence of ... Read more...

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Russia sets conditions on peacekeeping mission to Syria


February 14th, 2012 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An international peacekeeping mission to Syria requires approval from Damascus and, first of all, an end to the ongoing violence, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China trade to reach $10 bn: Zardari


February 1st, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistan and China are determined to increase their bilateral trade to $10 billion, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.Both countries need to find new comfort zone ... Read more...

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Iran blames CIA for Iranian nuclear official’s killing


January 16th, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 16 (IANS) Iran has accused US intelligence agency CIA of being involved in the assassination of Iranian nuclear official.In a protest letter to the US government, the Iranian ... Read more...

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Canada to strengthen strategic ties with China


January 12th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Jan 12 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Wednesday that his government is committed to further promote the strategic partnership between Canada and China.Harper made the remarks during ... Read more...

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Ties with Israel can bring India-Pakistan closer: Musharraf


January 7th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Pakistan's former president General Pervez Musharraf has advocated for establishing relations with Israel, saying it could help bring India and Pakistan closer to each other, ... Read more...

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