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Iran must participate in Syria Talks: Russia


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dismissing the US and British objections to Iran's participation in an international conference on Syria, Russia has said it should take part in it."We are ... Read more...

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Moscow ready to host conference on Syria


June 13th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow is ready to host an international conference on Syria to discuss peaceful settlement of the Syrian crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.In order ... Read more...

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Russia to discuss Syria with Iran


June 12th, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit Iran June 13 to discuss his country's proposal for convening an international conference on Syria, the foreign ministry ... Read more...

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Syria on brink of civil conflict: Lavrov


June 10th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS) The situation in Syria is teetering on the brink of full-fledged civil conflict, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov."It looks like Syria is on the ... Read more...

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Arab-India trade meet begins Tuesday


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 22 (IANS/WAM) The Third Arab-India Partnership Conference begins here Tuesday.The two-day conference whose focus is on development through trade and investment is being organised by the ... Read more...

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Top UN officials to visit Syria


March 6th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 6 (IANS) UN special envoy for Syria Kofi Annan and humanitarian chief Valerie Amos will visit the country in the coming days, a spokesman said here."Kofi Annan, ... Read more...

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Krishna meets top Egyptian leaders


March 4th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 4 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna met top Egyptian leaders including Supreme Council of Armed Forces chairman Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, and Prime Minister Kamal ... Read more...

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Syria vote not for regime change: India


February 6th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) With the Left criticizing India's vote on the UN resolution on Syria, the government has clarified that it was opposed to any regime change in ... Read more...

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Excerpts from UN Syrian resolution


February 5th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) Excerpts from the UN Security Council resolution on Syria that India voted for but was vetoed by Russia and China:- Noting the deployment of the ... Read more...

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Russia, China kill India-backed resolution on Syria (Lead)


February 5th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 5 (IANS) As a UN Security Council draft resolution to pressure Syria failed after China and Russia voted against it, India said it backed the motion ... Read more...

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UN calls urgent meeting on Libya


August 24th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 24 (IANS) The UN has called an urgent meeting on Libya Friday to "develop ways in which the international community can work together on the post-conflict phase", ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for an immediate ceasefire and a peaceful transition of power in Libya


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged for a smooth and peaceful transition in Libya amid signs that the regime of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi may ... Read more...

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UN chief calls on Gaddafi’s forces to stop fighting


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Monday called on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces to cease violence immediately and make way for smooth transition, Xinhua reported."The ... Read more...

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We want peace in Jammu and Kashmir: Arab League envoy


May 17th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) The Arab League, an association of 22 Arab countries, looks forward to "peaceful coexistence" in Jammu and Kashmir but has no specific position on the dispute ... Read more...

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UN’s Ban: Libya situation is grave, requires global effort


April 14th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday stressed that the humanitarian situation in Libya is deteriorating and requires concerted efforts by the UN.During a meeting in ... Read more...

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UN chief may chair Cairo conference on Libya


April 12th, 2011 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 12 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is expected to chair an international conference on Libya in Cairo, Thursday to "ensure close coordination" between the world body and ... Read more...

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UN chief to appoint special envoy to Libya


March 4th, 2011 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 4 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will soon appoint a special envoy to Libya, which is facing violent anti-government protests, Xinhua reported."The secretary general made clear ... Read more...

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UAE to host meeting of Arab League, Pacific island states


May 13th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 13 (IANS) The foreign ministers of the Arab states and the Pacific island nations will meet in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in June to discuss cooperation between the ... Read more...

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Actress Angelina Jolie calls for safety in Somalia


April 20th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – United Nations Goodwill Ambassador and award-winning actress Angelia Jolie is calling for more international attention and assistance for thousands of Somalis trapped in the country’s ... Read more...

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Pressure on China from Western powers on Iran nuke issue


April 1st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): With the US and Europe joining hands on the need for fresh sanctions against Iran over nuclear issue, China is facing mounting pressure to go along ... Read more...

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Israel to allow UN chief, EU envoy to enter Gaza


March 9th, 2010 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 9 (DPA) Israel will allow UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton to enter the Gaza Strip when they each make Mideast visits ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Kuwait; Indo-Arab conclave in Delhi


February 1st, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India's Gulf diplomacy is set to move into top gear this month as External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna heads to Kuwait Wednesday and New Delhi hosts ... Read more...

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Arab states urge Switzerland to reconsider minarets ban


December 30th, 2009 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 30 (RIA Novosti) The League of Arab States has called on Switzerland to reconsider its decision on banning the construction of new minarets in the country. "We wish the people of ... Read more...

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New round of talks begin to settle Darfur conflict: UN


December 1st, 2009 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 1 (DPA) Sudan's warring parties have begun a new round of talks, but they lack conviction for an agreement in the six-year conflict, a UN official said. The talks in ... Read more...

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IBSA seek greater say for developing world


September 22nd, 2009 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Monday reaffirmed commitment to multilateralism and to increased participation of developing countries in the decision-making bodies of multilateral organizations and institutions. The ... Read more...

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Multi-faceted cooperation structure with Arab world soon: Tharoor


August 17th, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) With ties with the Arab world being crucial not only for India's energy security but also for its food security, efforts are on to have in place ... Read more...

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Arabs renew call for UN ceasefire in conflict


January 6th, 2009 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 6 (DPA) Arab governments Monday called on the UN Security Council to order an end to hostilities in Gaza Strip, hoping that the group would overcome opposition by the ... Read more...

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India, Arab world boosts ties, sign pact (Lead)


December 2nd, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) India and the Arab world, home to nearly five-million-strong Indian diaspora, Tuesday took a defining step to cement their friendly ties by setting up a cooperation forum ... Read more...

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Moussa condemns terrorist attack in Mumbai


December 1st, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Arab League Secretary General Amre Moussa Monday condemned the terrorist attacks in Mumbai.Describing the attacks as a heinous crime, he said the League of Arab States had ... Read more...

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India-Arab cultural week to start Tuesday


December 1st, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee and League of Arab States Secretary General Amre Moussa will jointly inaugurate a six-day cultural event Tuesday, being held here to celebrate ... Read more...

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Kazakh President to attend CICA meeting in Almaty


August 20th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Almaty, Aug.20 (ANI): Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev will attend the third ministerial meeting of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) which is scheduled for August 25 in ... Read more...

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UN Security Council supports Lebanese political agreement


May 23rd, 2008 - 4:07 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, May 23 (DPA) The UN Security Council Thursday declared its strong support for the agreement reached this week by Lebanese parties to end 18 months of political impasse. The council ... Read more...

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UN secretary general condemns Lebanon violence


May 13th, 2008 - 5:33 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, May 13 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday "strongly condemned" those responsible for the violence in Lebanon and voiced support for the embattled government in Beirut. "Lebanon needs a ... Read more...

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India, Arab League for action plan on all-round cooperation


April 18th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) India and the League of Arab States may soon ink an agreement that would spring-board their partnership to a higher level, a top official said here Friday. ... Read more...

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Palestinian envoy backs bigger Indian role in Middle East peace


March 12th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Calling for international intervention, Palestinian ambassador to India Osama Musa Wednesday urged India and other like-minded countries to put pressure on the US to bring an end ... Read more...

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