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China indicates support for India’s UNSC bid


April 14th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya (China), Apr.14 (ANI): China for the first time has shown signs of support for India's bid for permanent membership of the expanded United Nations Security Council (UNSC).China has also endorsed the ... Read more...

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At India’s call, UNSC condemns hostage taking by Somalian pirates


April 12th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 12 (IANS) At India's initiative, the UN Security Council has for the first time adopted a resolution strongly condemning the growing practice of hostage-taking by pirates operating ... Read more...

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Heavy firing heard near Ivory Coast president’s house


April 6th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abidjan, April 6 (IANS) Firing from heavy weapons was heard near the residence of Cote d'Ivoire's besieged President Laurent Gbagbo, who has been confined to a bunker by rival forces ... Read more...

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Clinton vindicated over UNSC Libya no-fly zone proposal


March 18th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 18 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's who has been pushing President Barack Obama to join the fight to liberate Libya from Muammar Gaddafi, felt vindicated Thursday, ... Read more...

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India, four others abstain from UN’s Libya no-fly zone resolution


March 18th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Mar. 18 (ANI): India, China, Russia, Germany and Brazil have abstained from voting on a resolution to approve a no-fly zone over Libya.Ten members of the 15-member United Nations Security ... Read more...

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India’s ‘no first use’ nuke policy to continue (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India will continue with its 'no first use' policy on nuclear weapons, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday declared, rejecting BJP leader Jaswant Singh's suggestion ... Read more...

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India not isolated in world forums, asserts Krishna


March 16th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday disagreed with the opposition that India was getting increasingly isolated in world forums, and said the massive support ... Read more...

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Krishna links security with enhancing economic development in UNSC


February 12th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 12 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna has said that there is a link between enhancing economic development and the goals of international peace and security.Addressing a high-level ... Read more...

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US working hard for India’s permanent seat in UNSC


January 28th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Reaffirming its support for India's quest for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council, the US Friday said it is working very hard to ... Read more...

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Total disarmament near impossible: Medvedev


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Total disarmament seems "near impossible", Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday, but expressed optimism that the US would soon ratify the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START)."Total ... Read more...

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Congress pats UPA for India’s global stature, talks tough on Pakistani terror (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Commending the United Progressive Alliance government for enhancing India's global stature, the ruling Congress party Monday touted the government's achievement in putting terrorism on the global agenda ... Read more...

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Pak not seeking permanent UN Security Council seat: Qureshi


December 20th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 20(ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that his country was not seeking a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).In a written reply during a ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena advocates strong ties with China to ‘neutralize’ Pakistan


December 18th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Saturday advocated strong friendship with China if India wanted to 'neutralize' Pakistan and also secure a permanent seat in the UN Security Council.In an ... Read more...

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India, France urge Korea to comply with UNSC and IAEA BoG resolutions


December 6th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): India and France on Monday expressed concern about the situation in the Korean peninsula and urged the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to comply with UNSC ... Read more...

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India, France reiterate commitment to work towards global security


December 6th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): With the strategic partnership between France and India entering its 12th year, both nations on Monday reiterated their determination and their commitment to work for towards ... Read more...

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The Obama visit to India (Part-I)


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
The Obama visit to India (Part-I)By Salim HaqNew Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): The Wikileaks tsunami is yet to peak. It would, thus, be premature to comment on what impact they will ultimately ... Read more...

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With India on UNSC, Nepal Maoists rethink strategy


December 1st, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 1 (IANS) With India assuming a seat on the UN Security Council after 19 years, Nepal's opposition Maoist party will have to do some quick rethink of its ... Read more...

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‘Obama cannot award permanent membership of UNSC to India’: Pak envoy to UN


November 27th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 27 (ANI): US President Barack Obama cannot award the permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council to India, Pakistan's Ambassador to the UN Abdullah Hussain Haroon has said.Haroon ... Read more...

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India’s UNSC entry is not `if’ but `when’: Pakistani daily


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) India's entry into the elite UN Security Council as a permanent member is "is not a matter of `if' but of `when'," said an article in a ... Read more...

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Syria important for India’s energy security needs: President Patil


November 21st, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghOn Board Air India One, Nov 21 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who left on nine day state visit to West Asia on Sunday, described Syria as an ... Read more...

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“We are closely monitoring corruption in Pakistan”: Holbrooke


November 16th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): The US has its reservations over the growing corruption in Pakistan and is monitoring it closely, the US Special Ambassador for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke has ... Read more...

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The Jammu and Kashmir situation: What after the Obama visit? (Part 1)


November 15th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Salim HaqNew Delhi, Nov.15 (ANI): A question frequently asked in Jammu and Kashmir is where do we (India) go from here. An equally valid question in the Valley now is ... Read more...

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Pak, China have “unanimous stand” on India’s UNSC bid: Qureshi


November 13th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 13 (ANI): Pakistan and China have a unanimous stance that India should not be given the permanent member status of the United Nations Security Council, as it would disturb balance ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to China Sunday, UNSC on agenda


November 12th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Bolstered by the US backing, India is expected to press China for categorical support to its bid for UN Security Council permanent memberhip and discuss contentious ... Read more...

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Pak conveys its “strong disappointment” to UN over ‘US backing for India’s UNSC bid’


November 12th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Nov 12 (ANI): The Pakistan Mission has forwarded to the United Nations the Pakistani Cabinet's resolution, which says that the US endorsement of India's bid for its permanent seat ... Read more...

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‘Worried’ Qureshi invokes ‘Hanuz Dilli Door Ast’ phrase to wish away India’s UNSC bid


November 12th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 12 (ANI): Despite the US endorsement of India's bid for its permanent seat in the UN Security Council, New Delhi needs to cover a lot of ground before realising its ... Read more...

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‘US backing for India’s UN Security Council seat a diplomatic attack on Pakistan’


November 11th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 11(ANI): Opposition members in the Pakistan National Assembly have described United States' support to India's bid for a permanent seat on the United Nation Security Council (UNSC) as a 'diplomatic ... Read more...

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Obama’s Asia tour should have included ’strategic partner’ Pakistan: Musharraf


November 11th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that United States President Barack Obama should have added Pakistan to his Asia trip because of the central role that the ... Read more...

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‘US support on India’s UNSC seat aimed against Pakistan’


November 10th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's support to India's bid for a permanent seat in an expanded UN Security Council is "a diplomatic offensive against Pakistan", an ... Read more...

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China may match Obama support for India for UN seat


November 10th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) With US President Barack Obama declaring support for India's bid for a permanent seat, China may move beyond its stated position by announcing a ... Read more...

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India for UNSC: China willing to negotiate


November 10th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 10 (IANS) China was willing to negotiate with other UN member states, including India, on the UN Security Council reform, a foreign ministry official here has said while reacting ... Read more...

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India for UNSC a cheque that can’t be easily cashed: Chinese daily


November 10th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's announcement of support for India's permanent membership in the UN Security Council (UNSC) is essentially "a cheque that cannot be easily cashed", said ... Read more...

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American support for India at UNSC was unequivocal, says official


November 9th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Nov 9 (ANI): Dispelling the notion that American support to India's role in a reformed United Nations Security Council is more symbolic than substantive, a senior government ... Read more...

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US support for India’s UNSC seat ‘adds complexity’ to reform process: FO


November 9th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 9 (ANI): Pakistan hopes that the United States would not be swayed by "power politics" in its support for a permanent seat for India in a reformed United Nations Security ... Read more...

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USINPAC welcomes Obama’s endorsement of India for the permanent UNSC membership


November 9th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.9 (ANI): The US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) has welcomed President Barack Obama's endorsement for India's bid for the permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).The ... Read more...

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