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UN Security Council strongly condemns wave of attacks in Iraq


September 13th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The 15 members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council (UNSC) on late Tuesday strongly condemned a wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq over the weekend that ... Read more...

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Iran ready to hold nuclear talks: Minister


September 9th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 9 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi has said his country was ready to hold negotiations with world powers on Tehran's nuclear programme, state-run Press TV reported."We have ... Read more...

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US downplays Syrian offer to discuss Assad’s resignation


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) The US has downplayed the latest Syrian offer to discuss President Bashar al-Assad's resignation through dialogue, saying it sees nothing "terribly new", Xinhua reported.Referring to remarks ... Read more...

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US downplays Manmohan Singh’s visit to Iran


August 15th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Downplaying the significance of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's upcoming visit to western sanctions hit Iran, the US has hoped he would convey to Tehran ... Read more...

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Russia calls for UN monitors to stay in Syria


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has urged the international community to keep the UN monitors in Syria and uphold the Geneva agreements following the resignation of UN and Arab ... Read more...

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EU to slap new sanctions on Syria


July 20th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 20 (IANS) The European Union (EU) is all set to impose more sanctions against Syria, said an EU foreign affairs official Friday.It has so far approved 16 rounds ... Read more...

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Syria’s Assad not ready to stand down


July 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian authorities Friday denied reports that said President Bashar al-Assad was preparing to leave office "in an orderly way".A statement on Syrian state television said ... Read more...

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Russia, China veto UNSC draft resolution on Syria


July 19th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 19 (IANS) Russia and China, two permanent members of the UN Security Council, Thursday wielded their veto power over a Western-proposed draft resolution on Syria, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Putin to meet Annan to discuss Syria crisis


July 16th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet UN and Arab League envoy Kofi Annan in Moscow July 17 to discuss the Syria crisis, the Kremlin said."In ... Read more...

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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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Istanbul to host next Iran n-talks


June 20th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New talks over Iran's nuclear energy between Tehran and five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (Group 5+1) will be held in ... 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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India ups SCO sales pitch


June 7th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) India Thursday pitched for a "larger and more constructive role" in the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) as a full member and underlined that the grouping ... Read more...

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India seeks China’s support for SCO membership


June 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) India Wednesday sought China's support for membership of the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), dominated by Beijing and Moscow, and underlined that it will bring many ... Read more...

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India pitches for SCO’s membership, Afghan role


June 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kunming/Beijing, June 5 (IANS) A day before the SCO summit opens in Beijing, India Tuesday renewed its pitch for full membership of the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organization and backed ... Read more...

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(HOLD) Krishna leaves for SCO summit in China


June 5th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) With India increasingly looking to Central Asia for its energy security needs, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna left Tuesday for Beijing, where he will pitch ... Read more...

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Krishna goes to China for SCO summit


June 4th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) With India's growing stakes in the energy-rich Central Asia, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday goes to Beijing, where he will pitch for a bigger ... Read more...

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Baghdad talks may help resolve Iranian n-dispute: China


May 21st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) China has said that talks scheduled for later this week in Baghdad can help resolve the Iranian nuclear dispute as well as promote peace and stability ... Read more...

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Putin to pay state visit to China


May 13th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a state visit to China in June and attend the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as a guest ... Read more...

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Iran n-talks constructive: EU


April 15th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 15 (IANS) Talks between six world powers and Iran on its nuclear programme have been described as "constructive and useful" by European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.Speaking ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition to visit Moscow


April 5th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Envoys of Syria's opposition will visit Moscow for talks April 17-18, the Russian foreign ministry said."On April 17-18, contacts with Syrian opposition envoys will be ... Read more...

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Iran nuke talks set for Istanbul


April 1st, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 1 (IANS) Iran and six world powers have agreed to meet in Istanbul, the largest city of Turkey, April 13 for the latest round of talks over Iran's ... Read more...

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Syria appreciates BRICS stand on sovereignty


March 30th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 30 (IANS) Syria has appreciated the BRICS leaders' stand at their New Delhi Summit Thursday respecting the sovereignty and independence of states.President Bashar al-Assad Thursday expressed Syria's ... Read more...

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BRICS says dialogue only answer for Syria, Iran


March 29th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Seeking to reinforce their growing economic heft with global diplomatic clout, the world's top emerging economies Thursday warned the West against allowing the Iran ... Read more...

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India steps up diplomatic outreach to stabilise Maldives


February 10th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) With the crisis in Maldives deepening after the resignation of Mohamed Nasheed as president, India is mobilising international support and has reached out to ... Read more...

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China regrets UNSC ignoring Russia’s proposal on Syria draft


February 5th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 5 (IANS) China Saturday voiced its regret that Russia's proposal on a Syria draft resolution was not taken into account by the other members of the UN ... Read more...

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US condemns Iran’s decision to start uranium enrichment


January 11th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has condemned the Iranian government's decision to begin uranium enrichment operations at a facility in the country's north.The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) ... Read more...

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India, Brazil, South Africa push for Security Council expansion


October 18th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) India, Brazil and South Africa, all of whom are now non-permanent members of the UN Security Council, Tuesday underscored again the urgent need to reform the ... Read more...

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India may seek common ground at IBSA on Af-Pak


October 17th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 17 (IANS) Fresh with a victory of sorts over the stand taken on Syria at the UN, India may engage Brazil and South Africa to forge a ... Read more...

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UN, security, economy, environment focus of Pretoria visit: PM


October 16th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said he looked forward to his talks with the leadership of Brazil and South Africa on a host of ... Read more...

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India abstains from UNSC vote on Syria


October 5th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 5 (IANS) India has abstained from voting on a UN Security Council resolution threatening sanctions against Syria, which was blocked by Russia and China using ... Read more...

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Russia, China veto UN resolution on Syria


October 5th, 2011 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China have used their veto right and blocked a draft UN resolution that threatened sanctions against Syria if President Bashar Assad's ... 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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