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Address n-security in coherent manner, says Seoul communique


March 27th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 27 (IANS) Sustained efforts are required to address the issues of nuclear safety and nuclear security in a coherent manner that will help ensure the safe and ... Read more...

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Global Centre for n-energy coming up near Delhi: PM


March 27th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 27 (IANS) India is making "good progress" in establishing a Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership with off-campus courses being conducted even as the physical infrastructure is ... Read more...

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Obama wants North Korea to drop rocket launch (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday pressed North Korea to drop its plan for a rocket launch, saying the move could scuttle a food aid deal ... Read more...

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Obama visits Korean demilitarised zone


March 25th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) Amid rising tensions over North Korea's planned rocket launch, US President Barack Obama Sunday undertook his first visit to the demilitarised zone (DMZ) that divides ... Read more...

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PM in Seoul next week for n-security summit


March 21st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will join 57 world leaders next week in Seoul for the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) to discuss the global threat ... Read more...

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South Korea agrees to hold talks with North Korea


January 21st, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (South Korea), Jan.21 (ANI): South Korea has finally agreed to hold talks with North Korea following several entreaties from the latter to discuss escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula.Signaling a ... Read more...

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G-20 leaders to decide future mandate in Toronto


June 22nd, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Leaders of various nations who formed Group-20 will meet in the Canadian city of Toronto on Saturday and Sunday to decide on the future course of the ... Read more...

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No one raised concern over Pak’s nuke programme during Washington summit: Qureshi


April 18th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Multan, Apr.18 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said none of the countries, including India, raised any concern over the country's nuclear programme during the just concluded nuclear security summit ... Read more...

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IAEA seeks more funds after nuclear security summit


April 15th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 15 (IANS) The United Nations agency that plays a leading role in trying to stop terrorists getting their hands on nuclear materials is seeking greater funding to carry ... Read more...

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China shares our concern about Iran’s N-programme: US


April 13th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS/AKI) China has agreed to work with the US to pressure Iran to give up its nuclear programme that western countries believe is to build atomic bombs. Chinese President ... Read more...

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Pak control of nuke stockpiles will be under scrutiny at Washington summit: Expert


April 13th, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.13 (ANI): Nuclear expert Marcin Zaborowski is of the view that Pakistan's nuclear proliferation record will be under intense scrutiny during the two-day nuclear security summit convened here by US ... Read more...

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Medvedev to attend nuclear security summit in US


April 5th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will take part in the nuclear security summit in Washington scheduled to be held April 12-13, a Kremlin spokesman said Monday. The summit, ... Read more...

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US, Russia to ‘wrap up’ deal on nuclear arms control


March 26th, 2010 - 7:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Moscow, March 26 (DPA) US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev are close to finalising the most comprehensive nuclear arms control treaty in nearly two decades, according to ... Read more...

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A flurry of visits in run-up to Obama’s India trip


February 1st, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) A flurry of visits, reflecting the growing level of Indo-US bilateral engagement since Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's November visit, is on the cards in the ... Read more...

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Will G20 take us out of the woods? (Comment)


November 20th, 2008 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 20 (RIA Novosti) The Washington summit of the Group of 20 (G20) industrialised and emerging economies last week arrived at a general agreement on how to cooperate in key areas ... Read more...

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Balance of power moving to emerging economies: PM


November 16th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, No 16 (IANS) Fresh from a summit in Washington to find a solution to the global financial crisis, Prime Minisster Manmohan Singh Sunday said the balance of ... Read more...

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Emerging economies gain unprecedented clout on global stage


November 16th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (DPA) The world's emerging economic powers came out of an historic financial summit Saturday emboldened by their new role in fixing the global economy.The Washington summit marked the first-ever ... Read more...

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As crisis goes global, is US reaching out?


November 15th, 2008 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (DPA) A summit of leaders of the world's 20 largest economies, which will Saturday begin the process of rebuilding the global financial system, comes at the invitation of a ... Read more...

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Bush seeks reforms but warns against abandoning free markets


November 14th, 2008 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (DPA) US President George W. Bush Thursday called for overhauling the "outdated" regulatory structures of the financial industry, but warned against reinventing the free market system that has spurred ... Read more...

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World’s largest banking lobby seeks more measures to avert recession


November 11th, 2008 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (DPA) The world's largest banking lobby Monday called for additional government intervention to help avoid a global recession, but warned that any state takeovers of the private sector must ... Read more...

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Banking lobby calls for more measures to avert recession


November 11th, 2008 - 5:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (DPA) The world's largest banking lobby has called for additional government intervention to help avoid a global recession, but warned that any state takeover of the private sector must ... Read more...

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Egypt asks Arab economies to join hands against globaL crunch


November 10th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 10 (IANS) Arab countries should join hands to stave off the impact of the global financial crunch on their economies, Egypt's Minister of Trade and Industry Rachid Mohamed Rachid ... Read more...

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Washington summit: Expect major showdown between US and world powers (Comment)


November 4th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Whether it is the ASEM summit in Beijing or the G-20 meeting convened by President George W. Bush in his last weeks in office, it is obvious that the present global financial ... Read more...

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