territorial sovereignty

`Island row will damage Japan’s trade ties with China’


September 19th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Japan's "purchase" of the disputed Diaoyu Islands will certainly affect and damage the development of economic and trade relations with China, the commerce ministry said Wednesday."It ... Read more...

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Indonesia to buy missiles from US


August 27th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 27 (IANS) Indonesia would buy air-to-surface guided missiles from a US firm to equip the country's growing fleet of US-built F-16 fighter jets, a media report said ... Read more...

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China urges Japan to stop territorial sovereignty violations


August 17th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China has requested Japan to refrain from any action that might violate the former's territorial sovereignty and suggested using dialogue and negotiation to resolve the ongoing ... Read more...

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China opposes military intervention in South China Sea


July 31st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) China has indisputable sovereign rights over the South China Sea islands and their adjacent waters, and the country opposes any military intervention in this area, a ... Read more...

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Iran seeks regional cooperation for Persian Gulf’s security


April 30th, 2012 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 30 (IANS) Iran has called for regional security cooperation to maintain the security of the Persian Gulf, ISNA news agency reported.Speaking during a ceremony held Sunday to mark ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad’s visit to disputed island irks Lebanon


April 15th, 2012 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, April 15 (IANS) Lebanon has criticised the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to the disputed island of Abu Musa.Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati Saturday discussed with Iranian Ambassador to ... Read more...

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UN Human Rights Council to discuss Syria Tuesday


February 27th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 27 (IANS) The United Nations' Human Rights Council (UNHRC) will hold an urgent debate on Syria Tuesday.Addressing the 19th session of the UNHRC, its president Laura Dupuy Lasserre ... Read more...

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Afghanistan in but Pakistan absent in IBSA Declaration


October 19th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) Even though the Tshwane Declaration of India, Brazil South Africa issued Tuesday spoke at length on terrorism and had specific references to virtually every conflict ... Read more...

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Rivals? India seeks bigger Chinese role in infrastructure


October 9th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Even as security hackles are raised in New Delhi over alleged Chinese muscle-flexing over disputed territory, whether land or sea, India does not appear to ... Read more...

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India summons Iranian envoy over Kashmir remarks


November 19th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) India Friday summoned the Iranian charge d' affaires and conveyed its "deep disappointment" over comments on Kashmir emanating from Tehran."We have conveyed to the Iranian authorities our ... Read more...

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No NATO aircraft violated Pakistan’s airspace: US embassy


November 4th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): The United States Embassy in Islamabad has denied reports that NATO aircraft had "violated" Pakistan's airspace close to the Afghan border."No NATO aircraft violated the Pakistani airspace in the ... Read more...

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NATO helicopters violate Pak airspace yet again despite formal apology


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 3 (ANI): Despite assuring Pakistan of stopping further intrusions into its territory, NATO aircraft once again breached the country's airspace close to the Afghan border.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

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All options open to defend Pak from US incursions: Malik


October 9th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 9 (ANI): The defence forces of Pakistan are fully capable of defending the country's borders, and will use any option to this end in case of recurrence of cross-border air ... Read more...

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It’s alarming that Taliban can attack us, Pakistani daily


October 5th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) It is an "alarming thought" that the Taliban is still able to stage terrorist strikes across the country despite the war against terror, an editorial in a ... Read more...

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Violation of Pak’s sovereignty “unacceptable,” Zardari warns US


October 1st, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 1(ANI): Pakistan has warned the United States that any violation of his country's sovereignty would be "unacceptable".During a meeting with the Central Investigative Agency (CIA) Director Leon Panetta, President Asif ... Read more...

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India, China to discuss Kashmir visas, boundary Tuesday


April 5th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday left for Beijing on a four-day visit, during which India is expected to raise its key concerns over the issuing ... Read more...

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India asks China not to issue stapled visas for Kashmiris


April 3rd, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Beijing, India Saturday asked China to stop the practice of issuing stapled visas to Indians from Jammu and ... Read more...

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Suspected US drone strikes kill at least 29 in Pakistan


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (DPA) Multiple missile strikes carried out by suspected US pilotless drone aircraft killed at least 29 people in Pakistan's restive tribal region Tuesday, a Pakistani intelligence official said. Several ... Read more...

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Suspected US airstrike kills 10 in Pakistan


January 14th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (DPA) A suspected US missile strike Thursday killed at least 10 people in Pakistan's restive tribal region, an intelligence official said. The airstrike came just a day after Foreign ... Read more...

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Dhaka deploys more troops as tension mounts at Myanmar border


October 11th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 11 (IANS) Bangladesh has rushed more troops and stepped up diplomatic moves as tension continues to mount along its 300 km border with Myanmar over a fence being erected by ... Read more...

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`Resist US mediation on patrolling in Bay of Bengal’


February 10th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 10 (IANS) The US offer to Dhaka to assist in patrolling sea lanes in the Bay of Bengal would lead to "naval dominance" that would be detrimental to the interests ... Read more...

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Dhaka puts on hold coal policy, award of offshore blocks


November 11th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 11 (IANS) Preparing to quit after the Dec 18 poll, Bangladesh's military-backed interim government has put on hold the draft coal policy and awarding of nine offshore blocks, two key ... Read more...

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Pak HR body calls for govt intervention in stopping US air raids


September 10th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Sept 10 (ANI): Taking a strong note of the recent increase in air strikes by unmanned US planes, the Human Right Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has reportedly urged the ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban accepts responsibility for Mardan suicide attack


May 19th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar,May 19 (ANI): Pakistani Taliban militants have claimed responsibility for a weekend suicide attack in Mardan city in North West Frontier Province in which 13 people lost their lives.They said that ... Read more...

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Colombia, Ecuador in bitter clash at Latin American summit


March 8th, 2008 - 6:28 am ICT by admin
DPA Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), March 8 (DPA) Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has apologized for the weekend airstrike against rebels in Ecuador, but in his speech to a summit of Latin American leaders ... Read more...

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Colombia calls Venezuelan president sponsor of terrorism


March 5th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by admin
Bogota, March 5 (IANS) Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has accused his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez of sponsoring terrorism, Spain's EFE news agency reported Wednesday. "Colombia proposes to denounce Hugo Chavez, the president ... Read more...

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Slain leader wanted to meet French president: Colombian rebels


March 5th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Bogota, March 5 (Xinhua) Colombia's largest leftist insurgency group has said their slain leader Raul Reyes was planning to meet French President Nicolas Sarkozy over hostage release at the time he was ... Read more...

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