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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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Aspirations of Kashmiris must be accommodated: Khar (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that the "aspirations of the Kashmiri people must be accommodated" and they must be a part of the ... Read more...

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Russia calls for political dialogue in Syria


August 25th, 2012 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS) Moscow has called for a political dialogue between the Syrian government and the opposition, and it supports a peaceful settlement of the prolonged crisis in the ... Read more...

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‘Chinese army poses no threat to any nation’


July 31st, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) China's military development does not target or pose a threat to any nation, said a senior Chinese army officer Tuesday."The development of the Chinese armed forces ... Read more...

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Putin speaks out on Syria settlement plan


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday articulated his plan for a peaceful settlement to the civil conflict in Syria."We believe that the course of action should ... 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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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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India, US on same page on Iran’s n-programme (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India and the US affirmed Tuesday that they were on the same page on preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, though Tehran remains a key ... Read more...

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Iran, Pakistan on anvil as Clinton and Krishna meet (Afternoon Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India Tuesday asked Pakistan to dismantle its terror network and explained to the US its continued reliance on Iranian oil when External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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Pakistan must act against terror, says India


May 8th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Pakistan must act against terrorists including those who organised the Mumbai attack, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday after meeting US Secretary of ... Read more...

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Russia to keep supporting Syria peace plan


May 6th, 2012 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will keep backing the peaceful settlement plan in Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.The Russian foreign ministry said Lavrov and UN special envoy ... Read more...

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Britain slams Ahmedinejad’s visit to Abu Musa


April 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS/WAM) Britain has described the recent visit by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad to the disputed island of Abu Musa as "highly unfortunate"."The United Kingdom supports a peaceful ... Read more...

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Russia urges West to tone down anti-Syria stance


March 16th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Allegations by Western nations that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad regime was illegitimate are "unacceptable", a Russian minister said Friday.Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said the ... Read more...

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China seeks peace with neighbours (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China expects neighbouring countries to peacefully handle and resolve differences with Beijing through dialogue and consultation, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi Tuesday.Yang made the remark at a ... Read more...

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China seeks peaceful solution to differences with neighbours (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) Neighbouring countries should peacefully resolve differences with China through dialogue, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Tuesday.Yang made the remark at a press conference on the sidelines ... Read more...

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New Maldives government legitimate, says US


February 10th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The US said Thursday that it considered the new government in the Maldives as legitimate, calling for a peaceful settlement to the ongoing political unrest in ... Read more...

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Abbas pledges to continue peace talks with Israel


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Palestinian authorities are ready to continue peace talks with Israel, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has said."We'll continue the dialogue and we'll continue the talks because ... Read more...

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Russia to veto UN resolutions aimed at ‘toppling regimes’


October 7th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 7 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev warned Friday that Russia would veto future UN Security Council sanctions to topple political regimes by Western powers."Russia will continue standing against ... Read more...

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Libya welcomes Russian efforts in peace talks


July 21st, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya will support any Russian assistance in the peaceful mediation of the crisis in the country, a minister has said.Libyan Foreign Minister Abdul Ati al-Obeidi ... Read more...

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‘Political compromises’ can end fishing disputes: Rao


July 19th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) "Political compromises" were needed to resolve the recurring disputes between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen in the sea dividing the two countries, Foreign Secretary Nirupama ... Read more...

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UN secretary general calls for end to Yemen clashes


May 26th, 2011 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged Wednesday an end to clashes between Yemeni protesters and government troops in the capital of Sana'a."The secretary general ... Read more...

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Libya seeks Moscow’s role in peaceful settlement to conflict


April 25th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya is ready for a political settlement of the armed conflict in the country and wants Moscow to take part in the search for ways ... Read more...

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Hurriyat suspends Ansari for meeting interlocutors (Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) The moderate Hurriyat group led by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq suspended its senior leader Molvi Abbas Ansari from the separatist conglomerate taking strong exception to his meeting ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors meet separatist leader


April 20th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) The central government-appointed interlocutors on Kashmir Wednesday met a senior leader of the moderate Hurriyat group during their current visit to the Valley.Addressing a media conference ... Read more...

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Chinese President calls for joint efforts to maintain world peace, stability


April 14th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya (China), Apr 14(ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao has called for joint efforts to maintain world peace and stability, saying that it forms the prerequisite and foundation for development.Jintao said that all ... Read more...

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Italy leading move to get Gaddafi liability free exile in Africa


March 29th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London/New York, Mar. 29 (ANI): British newspapers are reporting that negotiations are currently underway to offer Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi a liability free exile.In London on Tuesday, diplomats from the UN, ... Read more...

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Protests in Siliguri over death of two GJM members


February 13th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Feb 13 (ANI): The recent killing of two Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters triggered off a protest in West Bengal's Siliguri District.The enraged GJM activists later called for an indefinite shutdown ... Read more...

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Darjeeling bracing for peaceful settlement: Bimal Gurung


November 4th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, Nov 4 (ANI): Expressing satisfaction over his meeting with Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram earlier this week, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung believes all contentious issues relating to ... Read more...

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Verdict doesn’t condone Babri razing: Sonia


October 20th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has said that the Ayodhya court verdict in no way condones the demolition of the Babri Masjid for which the perpetrators must ... Read more...

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Iran joins US for first time for talks on Afghanistan’s future


October 19th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Oct 19 (ANI): Iran took part in high-level discussions on Afghanistan on Monday for the first time after the US assured that it had no "no problem" with its participation.The ... Read more...

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Government should not step into Ayodhya issue: Sibal


October 6th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal has said the Government should not step into the Ayodhya issue, as it was a 'private dispute' which ... Read more...

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Congress hails initiatives to reach amicable and peaceful settlement on Ayodhya issue


October 5th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.5 (ANI): The Congress party on Tuesday welcomed all efforts being made by the concerned parties to reach an amicable and peaceful settlement of the Ayodhya issue.The Congress, ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict does not condone Babri razing: Congress (Second Lead)


October 5th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday said the Ayodhya verdict "in no way condones" the "shameful and criminal" demolition of the Babri mosque in 1992 and welcomed efforts to ... Read more...

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Follow ‘ethical norms ‘, Special Secretary Bansal tells security personnel in J & K


August 29th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug.29 (ANI): U.K Bansal, Special Secretary (Internal Security) in Ministry of Home Affairs, on Sunday asked security personnel deployed in the Kashmir Valley to follow ethical norms of conduct even while ... Read more...

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Security establishment’s obsession with India of no interest to most Pakistanis: NYT


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.2 (ANI): In the West, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is often described as ideologically allied to the Taliban.But according to the New York Time, Pakistan's military-security establishment has ... Read more...

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