foreign policies

Medvedev meets Obama


May 20th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev met US President Barack Obama for an informal chat on the sidelines of the Group of Eight summit in Camp ... Read more...

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India, Malaysia sign treaty to tackle crime


March 12th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) India and Malaysia Monday signed a treaty to provide mutual assistance in criminal matters that is expected to boost busting of international crimes and apprehending ... Read more...

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US to focus on business abroad - like India, China


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Suggesting that rising powers like India, China and Brazil were putting economics at the centre of their foreign policies, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton advocates Economic ... Read more...

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Indian American to head US think-tank


October 26th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Neera Tanden, an Indian-American veteran of the Obama and Clinton administrations, will be taking over as president of the Centre for American Progress, a major ... Read more...

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Learn from India, put economics in foreign policy: Hillary Clinton


October 15th, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) The United States should take a cue from the leaders of emerging powers like India and Brazil who put economics at the centre of their ... Read more...

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Iran rejects US claims over assassination plot


October 13th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 13 (IANS) A senior Iranian official has called as "hilarious and baseless" the US accusation about a plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the US, a media ... Read more...

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Farming, business top US global agenda for women: Envoy


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The US is helping women in developing countries like India to become self-reliant in agriculture and small businesses by promoting education, health and providing easy ... Read more...

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Need to bridge gap between India and west: Scriptwriter


June 16th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Nalin Singh, who is making his debut in Bollywood as a scriptwriter and actor with "Dear Friend Hitler", says he is trying to bridge the ... Read more...

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India keen on stronger bilateral, regional ties with Malaysia


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kaula Lumpur, May 3 (ANI): Emphasising India's keenness to take its relationship with Malaysia forward, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said: "We are on the path to stronger and more diverse cooperation ... Read more...

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Zardari omits critical US drone attack issue from presidential address


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari touched all issues relating to governance, economic and foreign policies during his address to the joint sitting of parliament, but did not mention drone ... Read more...

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Radical Internet remarks a prod for wise foreign policy: Chinese official


March 12th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 12 (ANI): The voices of the roughly 450 million Internet users in China have taken on an important role in crafting foreign policies and similar matters, a top political advisor ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney Challenges Obama in Conservative Political Action Conference


February 12th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Mitt Romney held nothing back Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, accusing Democratic President Barack Obama of presiding over the “greatest job loss in modern American ... Read more...

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Zardari seeks unity of allies before US visit


January 13th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Seeking solidarity among ruling alliance partners on foreign policies, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari held talks with several leaders, including opposition PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, before leaving ... Read more...

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‘No Pakistani safe across the globe following Aafia’s 86-year prison sentence’: IJN


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 22 (ANI): Criticising the justice system in the United States as biased towards Muslims, the executive director of the International Justice Network, Tina Monshipour Foster, has said that following the ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks exposes US interference in India: CPI-M


December 18th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The US embassy cables from here leaked by WikiLeaks provide "a revealing picture of Indo-US relations and the extent of US interference in India's domestic political ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown weak, unstable: US diplomats told Obama


November 28th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) US diplomats had described Britain's former prime minister Gordon Brown and his government as weak and unstable in secret briefings to US President Barack Obama, which could ... Read more...

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Indonesian students protest against Obama’s visit


November 9th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 9 (IANS) A number of student groups in Indonesia have staged demonstrations to protest US President Barack Obama's visit to the country, demanding that the government should stop bowing ... Read more...

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Oz opposition leader says Rudd wrong choice for foreign minister


September 11th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Sept.11 (ANI): Australia's Deputy Opposition Leader, Julie Bishop, has said that Prime Minister Julia Gillard's decision to appoint Kevin Rudd as foreign minister could put the country's relations with the ... Read more...

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Pentagon Investigators In Search Of Julian Assange


June 13th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the arrest of the U.S. soldier Bradley Manning last month, the Pentagon investigators are now trying to find out Julian Assange, the founder of the ... Read more...

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UAE envoys to discuss diplomacy in Asia


April 18th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS/WAM) UAE ambassadors to Asian countries will meet in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur April 22-23 to discuss strategies to pursue their foreign policies in the region. The first ... Read more...

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Sania’s decision to marry Shoaib Malik baffles people


March 30th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, March 30 (IANS) The decision of Indian tennis star Sania Mirza to tie the knot with Shoaib Malik has baffled people in her home town and triggered a debate ... Read more...

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Google’s exit a plot, says China Daily


March 25th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) Google's exit from China is a "deliberate plot", a Chinese daily said Thursday, adding that Google's services in India and some other countries were also "under scrutiny". An ... Read more...

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A new Manmohan Singh takes a bow (Comment)


March 6th, 2010 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The man who seemed incapable of raising his voice has changed. The soft-spoken Manmohan Singh is no longer as mild-mannered as before. Behind the amiable exterior, a hint of ... Read more...

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India ready for ‘meaningful’ relations with Pakistan: Patil


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The government was ready to explore a "meaningful relationship" with Islamabad provided Pakistan effectively curbed anti-India terrorist activities emanating from its soil, President Pratibha Patil said ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak rivalry affecting US efforts towards regional stability adversely: Mullen


February 3rd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.3 (ANI): Underlining the importance of resolving long pending issues between India and Pakistan, US Joint Chiefs Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen has said it is necessary to end the ... Read more...

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Imran Khan calls for mid-term polls in Pak, says PPP govt. has failed completely


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.2 (ANI): Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has once again criticized the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government for its flawed policies, and called on for mid-term elections in the country."If the current ... Read more...

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India-U.S. relations ‘not conducive’, says Radio Pakistan


January 16th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Bathinda, Jan.16 (ANI): The Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan finds it difficult to accept that the United States is having close relations with India in various fields. The fact that ... Read more...

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Threat to India’s security: Mohan Bhagwat


January 4th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Jan 4 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that with Pakistan and China adopting hostile stances, there is a threat to India's security.Addressing a rally in Allahabad ... Read more...

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Brack Obama Defends His Policies In Acceptance Speech For Nobel Prize


December 11th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec.11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) President of the United States Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Dec. 10, 2009. His acceptance of the prize triggered off once more ... Read more...

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Kaira says PPP not following Musharraf’s foreign policy


September 12th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep. 11 (ANI): Pakistan's Information and Broadcasting Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira has clarified that Asif Ali Zardari Government is perusing its own foreign policies and not those formulated by Pervez ... Read more...

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‘Pak politicians are like “errant schoolboys” seeking elders wise counsel’


September 4th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.4 (ANI): An editorial in a leading Pakistan daily has compared the country's politicians with errant school going kids who seek the counsel of elders to sort things out among ... Read more...

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BJP stages protest in Delhi against rising prices of essential commodities


August 17th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Monday staged a protest against the rising prices of essential commodities.Holding placards and banners condemning the economic and foreign ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad defends Holocaust remark, stance on West


May 28th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 28 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Thursday vowed not to make any compromise with the West and defended his remarks against Israel and on the Holocaust. "We will never surrender to ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP should join hands: Govindacharya


May 15th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ideologue K. N. Govindacharya on Friday said that the Congress and the saffron party should come together to form the next ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton believes US foreign policy is doing well under Obama


May 14th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Virginia (US), May 14 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton believes American foreign policy is being managed well by the Obama administration, and does not give much value to criticisms of ... Read more...

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