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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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Iran-Russia ties key to ‘regional, global peace’


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran and Russia have common views on a large number of international issues and closer bilateral ties between them will facilitate regional and international peace ... Read more...

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UNSC ‘tired, unfit for purpose’: Amnesty


May 24th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council is suffering from a failure of leadership and looks "tired, out of step and increasingly unfit for purpose", human rights organisation ... Read more...

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Resolve Kashmir issue peacefully: UN chief


April 27th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Welcoming efforts by India and Pakistan to improve their relations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday pressed for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks accused must be brought to justice: UN chief


April 27th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday asked India and Pakistan to continue with their peace dialogue, saying it is "significant" for both regional ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar envies New Zealand’s no parliament interruption record


April 16th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 16 (IANS) The New Zealand parliament has a "fine record of sitting without interruption", said Meira Kumar who, in her almost three years of presiding over the ... Read more...

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Don’t support foreign interference, Syria urges BRICS


March 29th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Syria has urged the BRICS leaders to oppose any foreign interference in its internal affairs.Wishing success to the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and ... Read more...

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Nicaraguan president defends Iran nuclear programme


January 12th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Managua, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) Daniel Ortega began his second consecutive five-year term as president of Nicaragua with a speech substantially devoted to defending the Iranian nuclear programme.The current campaign of ... Read more...

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India-US ties valuable for global consensus: Envoy


November 11th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) In a globalised world, closer partnership between India and the United States will be of great value for forging global consensus and cooperation, according to ... Read more...

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Pakistan for military action against terror: Gilani


November 1st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistan supports military actions against terrorists to safeguard its own interest and for global peace, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani told ABC News: ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy committed to global peace: Gilani


October 7th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy's collaboration with the international community has reflected its commitment for global peace and stability in the region and beyond, Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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India-US ties can become pivot for global peace: Report


September 16th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Carefully nurtured, the India-US bilateral relationship should become one of the world's strategic pivots and improve prospects for global peace and prosperity in the 21st century, ... Read more...

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China dismisses Pentagon report on military


August 27th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) Dismissing an annual report by the Pentagon assessing the Chinese military, China has said it "severely distorted the facts", a media report said.The report, submitted to ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Saudi Arabia to enhance cooperation


August 10th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to enhance cooperation and boost ties, it was reported here.Bilateral relations, cooperation and the regional situation were reviewed during ... Read more...

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India to focus on UN peacekeeping during presidency


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 3 (IANS) India will focus on the issue of UN peacekeeping during its UN Security Council presidency for the month of August, Hardeep Singh Puri, permanent representative ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks full membership of Shanghai group


June 13th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan - which is an observer in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) along with India - would now seek full membership of the group, a top ... Read more...

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Terrorism can’t be fought selectively, says Indian PM


May 31st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Terrorism has to be fought on all fronts and not selectively, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday.The prime minister told a news conference also ... Read more...

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India has emerged stronger over last 65 years: Krishna


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Stating that India has emerged stronger over the course of about 65 years, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said New Delhi is well prepared to address developmental ... Read more...

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India, Kazakhstan to enhance collaboration to expand economic relationship


April 16th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), Apr 16 (ANI): India and Kazakhstan have agreed to enhance collaboration in international economic and financial organizations and to use new opportunities arising as a result of integration processes ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan backs India’s membership for UN Council


April 16th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 16 (IANS) Kazakhstan Saturday reaffirmed its support for India's candidature for the permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council.According to a joint statement issued after visiting ... Read more...

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US-Pak military commanders in talks following damning White House report on terror


April 7th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 7(ANI): Military commanders from Pakistan and the United States will make yet another effort on Thursday to mend their bilateral ties, which were served another blow by a new White ... Read more...

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Pak says ‘damning’ White House report on terror ‘misinterpreting ground situation’


April 7th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 7(ANI): Pakistan Army spokesman Major General Athar Abbas has rejected the White House report that gave a harshly critical assessment of Pakistan's efforts towards "defeating the insurgency" thriving in the ... Read more...

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India, Nigeria to strengthen economic ties


March 17th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) India and Nigeria Thursday pledged to further strengthen economic ties so that they are commensurate with their "excellent" political ties.This was agreed in a ... Read more...

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India, Nigeria to boost economic, energy ties


March 15th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India and Nigeria, Africa's largest oil-producing country and the continent's most populous nation, will hold wide-ranging talks Wednesday to boost their economic and energy ties. ... Read more...

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Nigerian Foreign Minister to visit India for four days


March 14th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Nigerian Foreign Minister Odein Ajumogobia will arrive India on a four-day visit beginning on Tuesday.The visiting Minister will meet Minister of Commerce and Industry at Udyog Bhawan ... Read more...

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UAE advocates free trade


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 21 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates has advocated a free trade policy in the world, saying it can create economic opportunity for millions of people in developing economies, and thus ... Read more...

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World urged to show commitment to poor countries


February 19th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A day after India announced a $500-million aid package for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), the global community was Saturday urged to show its political commitment in ... Read more...

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US official in India to push defence sales


February 8th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) With the US seeking to significantly increase its defence sales to India, a senior defence official is joining Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on his visit there.Assistant ... Read more...

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Gandhi looking for pedestal in French heritage town


January 29th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Even as India and Indians across the world are set to mark the 63rd death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Sunday, the global peace icon is finding it ... Read more...

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Chinese President Hu urges U.S. Congress to facilitate bilateral relations


January 21st, 2011 - 4:59 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao on Thursday urged the U.S. Congress to further facilitate bilateral relations, the state-run Xinhua news agency.President Hu met with U.S. Senate Majority Leader ... Read more...

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President Hu puts forward four proposals to improve ‘Sino-US ties’


January 17th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao has put forward four proposals to improve the bilateral ties between Beijing and Washington ahead of his visit to the US this week.The Xinhua ... Read more...

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India, Russia focus on UN’s draft Comprehensive Convention to fight terrorism


December 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): Reaffirming that international terrorism is a threat to global peace and security, India and Russia on Tuesday called for the early completion of negotiations on the ... Read more...

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US House resolution to back India’s UNSC bid


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Indicating bipartisan support for India's bid for a permanent UN Security Council seat, a Republican legislator has introduced a resolution in the US House of Representatives ... Read more...

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Malik asks international community to write off Pak’s 55 bn dollar foreign debt


November 15th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 15(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has asked the international community to write off the country's 55 billion dollars foreign debt, saying that it has already spent 140 billion in ... Read more...

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