pacific affairs

US for resolving South China Sea row through dialogue


April 17th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Amid conflicting territorial claims over South China Sea and differences between India and China over exploration, the US Tuesday said the laws of the seas ... Read more...

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US hails India’s growing role in Asia (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Against the backdrop of tensions in South China Sea and China's assertiveness, India and the US Tuesday held their fifth regional dialogue on Asia-Pacific, ... Read more...

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India’s role in Asia-Pacific enormously important: US


April 17th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) India and the US Tuesday held their fifth regional dialogue on Asia-Pacific to take stock of the present strategic, economic and security situation in ... Read more...

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India, US to discuss China, Myanmar


April 17th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Against the backdrop of tensions in South China Sea and the recent defiant rocket launch by North Korea, India and the US Tuesday will hold ... Read more...

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`First US-Japan-India trilateral not aimed at China’ (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) India, US and Japan held their first trilateral meeting here, with Washington and Tokyo affirming a deepening of strategic ties with India and making it clear ... Read more...

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First US-Japan-India trilateral, say not aimed at China


December 20th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) As India, United States and Japan held their first trilateral meeting here, Washington and Tokyo affirmed a deepening of strategic ties with India and made it ... Read more...

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With China on mind, India, US, Japan to hold trilateral meet


December 6th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Against the backdrop of China's increasing assertiveness in East Asia, India, the US and Japan will hold their first trilateral meeting Dec 19 in the ... Read more...

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US, India hold dialogue on Asia-Pacific region


September 14th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) India and the US discussed a wide range of regional and global issues including preparations for the upcoming East Asia Summit at their fourth regional strategic ... Read more...

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UAE holds talks with Canada, Japan


May 31st, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 31 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) held separate talks Tuesday with Canadian and Japanese diplomats, authorities said.Abdullah Al Subosi, director of the UAE ... Read more...

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New Delhi to host US-India dialogue on East Asian affairs


April 2nd, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs Kurt M. Campbell will be in India Monday to co-chair the third US-India dialogue on East ... Read more...

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QUOTES — Reaction to the passing of U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke


December 14th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, the president's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, died at a hospital in Washington, D.C. on Monday. He was 69.The following is a ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton will not join Obama on India trip


October 27th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who has played a key role in strengthening India-US relations, will not accompany President Barack Obama on his trip ... Read more...

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Senior US diplomats in Burma for talks with military junta, Suu Kyi


November 3rd, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Two senior Barack Obama Administration officials have arrived in Burma to hold talks with the military junta and detained democratic leader icon Aung San Suu Kyi.This is ... Read more...

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US senator visits Myanmar for talks


August 14th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 14 (Xinhua) US Senator Jim Webb has arrived in Myanmar to hold talks with the country's military leadership, according to an official statement Friday. Webb's visit, the first such visit ... Read more...

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Lockheed Martin briefs Indian Navy on Aegis missile defence system


April 23rd, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) US aerospace major Lockheed Martin has briefed the Indian Navy on its ship-mounted Aegis ballistic missile defence system and is also open to integrating it with indigenously ... Read more...

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Military government tightens control in Fiji (Lead)


April 14th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 14 (DPA) Fiji's military government, which is ruling with emergency powers after sacking the judges and imposing a news blackout on local media, defied international critics and tightened its grip ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fiji military government tightens control


April 14th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 14 (DPA) Fiji's military government, which is ruling with emergency powers, has strengthened its hold on the country by taking over the Reserve Bank and ordering the Human Rights Commission ... Read more...

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`Developing nations deserve more say in global financial reform’


March 23rd, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (Xinhua) Developing countries deserve more say in the decision-making process for the reform of the international financial system, World Bank Vice President James Adams has said here. "Developing countries as ... Read more...

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Obama names Christopher Hill as new US envoy to Iraq


February 28th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (Xinhua) US President Barack Obama Friday named Christopher Hill, who has long been American envoy to the North Korean nuclear talks, as the new US ambassador to Iraq. Speaking to ... Read more...

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Obama transition team told not to include Kashmir,India in Holbrookes mandate


January 27th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.27 (ANI): A high-level delegation from India is reported to have warned American foreign policy experts, including three officials who were part of the formal Obama transition team -- that ... Read more...

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US says N. Korea will allow inspectors to sample nuke sites


November 25th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.25 (ANI): The United States has said it expects North Korea to formally agree to let inspectors take samples from weapons-grade nuclear sites during a high-level international meeting next month ... Read more...

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India agreement will go through: US envoy to IAEA


July 25th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer Vienna, July 25 (IANS) Gregory L. Schulte, US ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), expects the India-specific safeguards agreement to be approved by the agency's board of governors ... Read more...

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Fiji likely to hold election in 2009


February 29th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Wellington, Feb 29 (Xinhua) Fiji's interim Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has said the country would hold general elections in March 2009 provided the People's Charter, laying down the principles of the island's ... Read more...

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Former US Ambassador to India Clarke passes away


February 5th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): United States Ambassador to India David C Mulford today announced the death of former United States Ambassador to India William Clarke, Jr. Ambassador Clarke passed away on January ... Read more...

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