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Reform global governance structures, India urges NAM (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Admitting to deficits in global governance, India Thursday called on the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to "take the lead" in reforming international institutions like the UN, ... Read more...

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Build global governance structures, India urges NAM


August 30th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Pointing to deficits in global governance, India Thursday called on the Non-Aligned Movement to "take the lead" in rectifying this and sought immediate steps to ... Read more...

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South Africa, EU call for end to Syrian violence


August 25th, 2012 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Aug 25 (IANS) South Africa and the European Union (EU) Friday called for an immediate end to the growing violence in Syria.The appeal was made at the South Africa-EU ... Read more...

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Russia to attend meeting on Syria in Iran


August 9th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS) Russia will attend an international consultative meeting on Syria to be held in Iran Thursday, according to Russian Foreign Ministry.Moscow will be represented by the Ambassador ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee meets Fijian counterpart


August 7th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday met his Fijian counterpart Ratu Epeli Nailatikau and called for expansion of trade and investment between the two countries.The president ... Read more...

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Restore civilian rule in Mali by July 31: AU


July 15th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 15 (IANS) Voicing concern over the post-coup crisis in Mali, home to priceless treasures of Timbuktu, as one of biggest security threats to Africa, the 54-nation African ... Read more...

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Moderate Hurriyat issues notice to three leaders


June 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) The moderate Hurriyat conference headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday decided to issue a show cause notice to three of its leaders for "violating" its constitution ... Read more...

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Amid Western pressure, India, Iran seek closer economic ties (Roundup)


May 31st, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Amid mounting Western pressure, India Thursday underlined that unilateral sanctions should not impact upon its "legitimate trade interests" with Iran as Tehran urged ... Read more...

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Unilateral sanctions shouldn’t impact legitimate trade with Iran: India (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Against the backdrop of US pressure to reduce oil imports from Iran, India Thursday described it as "a key country" for its energy needs ... Read more...

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Sanctions will not impact trade with Iran, says India


May 31st, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Describing Iran as a key trading partner for energy, India Thursday made it clear that unilateral sanctions by the US and European Union will ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatists reject interlocutors’ report


May 24th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Even though the interlocutors' report on Kashmir is yet to evoke reaction from the common man, separatist leaders in the state Thursday rejected it outright, labelling ... Read more...

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PM touts better relations with Pakistan, India’s global stature


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday showcased India's growing global stature and cited improving relations with neighbours, including Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Myanmar as key foreign ... Read more...

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India seeks security of oil investments in Sudans


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) With the conflict between Sudan and South Sudan escalating, India has conveyed to the leaderships of both countries the urgent need to resolve all issues ... Read more...

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US contrasts India’s ’solid’ record with North Korea


April 20th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Refusing to criticise India for the launch of its long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V, the United States has contrasted New Delhi's "solid non-proliferation record" with that of ... Read more...

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UNSC condemns North Korean rocket launch


April 17th, 2012 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has strongly condemned North Korea's rocket launch, calling it a serious violation of UN resolutions."The Security Council deplores ... Read more...

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India concerned at North Korea’s rocket launch attempt


April 13th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India Friday voiced serious concern over a rocket launching attempt by North Korea and asked Pyongyang to refrain from such steps that adversely impact peace ... Read more...

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India, Brazil sign six pacts (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A day after the BRICS summit, India and Brazil Friday decided to step up efforts to push the UN reforms and signed half a ... Read more...

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PM backs dialogue to resolve West Asia crisis


March 30th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A day after the BRICS countries warned against military action in Iran and Syria, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday held bilateral talks with Brazilian ... Read more...

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India expresses concern over military coup in Mali


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) India Friday expressed concern over the situation in Mali where mutinous soldiers have declared a coup, causing uncertainty in the west African nation."The Government of ... Read more...

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North Korean rocket launch plan is destablising: US


March 17th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) The US Defence Department has said the April launch of a long-range rocket announced by North Korea would violate UN resolutions and represents a destabilising influence ... Read more...

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India keen on long-term fertiliser supplies from Belarus


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India and Belarus Wednesday concluded two-days of foreign office consultations here, during which New Delhi conveyed its interest in a long-term arrangement for potash fertiliser ... Read more...

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India, Brazil hold ‘candid’ defence talks


February 6th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) India and Brazil, two major developing nations seeking permanent membership in a reformed UN Security Council, Monday held "candid" discussions on their bilateral cooperation and ... Read more...

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India, Israel sign extradition pact, to forge anti-terror strategy (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 10 (IANS) Outlining a blueprint for expanding bilateral ties in the future, India and Israel Tuesday signed an extradition treaty and resolved to flesh out a joint ... Read more...

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Israel backs India for UN permanent seat


January 10th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 10 (IANS) Hailing India as the "greatest democracy on earth" and "a great culture", Israel has backed India for a permanent seat on the expanded United Nations Security ... Read more...

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PM returns home after India-Russia summit (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday returned home from Russia after a highly productive three-day visit during which he clinched critical defence, science and technology, ... Read more...

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We don’t have illegal accounts abroad, declare BJP MPs


December 9th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs Friday submitted a declaration to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari that they ... Read more...

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China backs Pakistan for UNSC seat


October 19th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) China has backed Pakistan in its desire to gain a seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), Xinhua reported.China attaches great importance to Pakistan's request ... Read more...

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PM’s statement on IBSA Summit Tuesday


October 16th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement ahead of his visit to Pretoria for the 5th Summit among the leaderships of India, Brazil and ... Read more...

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Obama urges UN to impose sanctions against Syria


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama Wednesday called on the UN Security Council to impose sanctions against Syria over its crackdown on opposition protesters."Now is ... Read more...

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PM’s departure statement for UN visit


September 21st, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement, ahead of his visit to the United Nations, issued Wednesday."I leave today on a ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah meets visiting Pakistani Kashmir leader


September 20th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) For the first time since Kashmir's division in 1947, leaders of Indian and Pakistani Kashmir met here Monday.Chief Minister Omar Abdullah met Sultan Mehmood Chaudary, former ... Read more...

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Cambodia and Thailand agree to remove troops from disputed border


September 16th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by BNO News
PHNOM PENH (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand and Cambodia on Thursday agreed to remove their troops from a disputed area on their common border, officials said on Friday.The prime ministers of both countries ... Read more...

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At least 1,500 Cambodian troops leave disputed border with Thailand


September 1st, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by BNO News
PHNOM PENH (BNO NEWS) -- Cambodia withdrew approximately 1,500 troops from the disputed border area with Thailand on Wednesday as the two neighboring countries' military tension have eased since July, one official ... Read more...

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Thailand, Cambodia to hold border talks


August 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Defense Minister Yutthasak Sasiprapa on Thursday said Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to hold a meeting later this month to try to resolve their border dispute, Thai ... Read more...

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UN Security Council condemns Syria crackdown (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) Amid intensifying violence in Syria, the United Nations Security Council, of which India currently holds the rotating presidency, Thursday condemned the Syrian government's crackdown on ... Read more...

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