international responsibilities

‘China isn’t second strongest country’

April 11th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) China is not the second strongest country but the second largest economy, a foreign ministry official has said, adding that for all its remarkable progress the ... Read more...

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China’s defensive military policy won’t change

July 29th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) China's efforts to develop an aircraft carrier will not change the defensive nature of its defence policy, said a signed commentary in a state-run newspaper Friday.China ... Read more...

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Libya regime targets British embassy after Gaddafi ‘assassination’ attempt

May 2nd, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Libyan forces set alight the British embassy in Tripoli, and also targeted other Western buildings after NATO airstrikes were carried out to assassinate Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.The Libyan ... Read more...

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Britain expels Libyan envoy

May 2nd, 2011 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Libya's ambassador to Britain has been expelled after the British embassy in Libyan capital Tripoli was attacked by a mob, Foreign Secretary William Hague said.Hague said ... Read more...

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China will take an active part in multilateral diplomacy: Premier Wen

March 5th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 5 (ANI): Premier Wen Jiabao on Saturday said China will play a constructive role in helping resolve burning issues and global problemsAddressing nearly 3,000 deputies of the National People's Congress ... Read more...

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Oz PM Gillard cautious, modest and awkward on global stage

November 1st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi (Vietnam), Nov.1 (ANI): At last week's ASEAN and East Asia Summits, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard certified that 'foreign policy" was not her "passion', and more often than not, appeared ... Read more...

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Nuke deal with China strictly in accordance with IAEA rules, insists Pak

June 28th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): Pakistan has reiterated that its civil nuclear deal with China is in accordance with the norms set out by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).Foreign Office spokesperson, Abdul ... Read more...

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No dilution of NPT in India n-deal: US

May 1st, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) The landmark India-US civil nuclear deal giving New Delhi access to nuclear technology despite its refusal to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) would not weaken the pact, ... Read more...

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India interested in buying 10 heavy transport aircraft: Boeing

January 8th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) US aircraft manufacturer Boeing Friday said that the Indian Air Force has shown its interest in acquiring 10 heavy transport aircraft C-17 Globemaster. "Boeing is very pleased that ... Read more...

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No significant spike in incursions; India, China in touch: Rao

September 19th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Seeking to squash the "hype" over recent Chinese incursions, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao Saturday said there has been "no significant increase" in intrusions across all sections ... Read more...

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US accuses India of secretly working for ‘Doha’s demise’ (Lead)

June 10th, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 10 (IANS) The United States has accused India of trying to wreck world trade liberalisation talks, asking it to take "responsible leadership" as a major economic power "rather ... Read more...

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US wants India to move forward on n-deal, Doha talks

June 10th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 10 (IANS) The US wants India to quickly move forward on their civil nuclear deal, shoulder its "international responsibilities" as an important global economic power and stop being ... Read more...

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