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Iran summons Pakistan envoy

Tehran: Iran’s foreign ministry on Sunday summoned the Pakistan ambassador after Tehran accused Islamabad of harbouring a jihadist group,...Read More

Pakistan still in denial mode over Pulwama attacks

Pakistan still in denial mode over Pulwama attacks

Pakistan dismissed accusations that it has links with the militants who carried out the attack. “We strongly reject any insinuation by el...Read More

Sri Lankan ambassador to Vienna recalled for not answering phone

Sri Lankan ambassador to Vienna recalled for not answering phone

Colombo : Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena recalled his top envoy to Austria and five other embassy staff for failing to answer h...Read More

India and Nepal on the same page again?

The foreign ministry mandarins in South Block miscalculated hugely when India cold-shouldered K P Sharma Oli in the run-up to the general...Read More

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Lake issue: China promises to maintain communication

The massive accumulation of water has caused concerns that if the lakes join or burst, millions of people along the banks of both Siang (...Read More

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N Korea says war is inevitable as allies continue war games

Seoul : North Korea says a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula has become a matter of when, not if, as it continued to lash out at a mass...Read More

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If we enter India, it will be chaos: China

This is the longest stand-off between the two armies since 1987 when they faced a similar situation at Somordong Chu Valley.

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Military drills with India not against China, says Russia

Russia does not carry out military exercises or other cooperative events that may lead to worsening relations of a country we maintain mu...Read More

US sanctions will strengthen nuke ambition: N Korea

US sanctions will strengthen nuke ambition: N Korea

Pyongyang : North Korea has said that unilateral sanctions imposed by the US earlier this week in response to its latest intercontinental...Read More

No decision yet on UN ban on Azhar, says China

Beijing: China today said it will take “a decision in due course” about the pending application in the UN to designate Pakistan-based JeM...Read More

Now, China’s travel advisory for India

Now, China’s travel advisory for India

Beijing : China has issued a safety advisory for its citizens staying in or travelling to India in the backdrop of the ongoing standoff b...Read More

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Russia slams Trump’s Cold War policy on Cuba

Moscow : Russia’s foreign ministry on Saturday said it regretted US President Donald Trump’s policy reversal on Cuba, calling it reminisc...Read More

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Turkey summons Dutch envoy again

Ankara: Turkey on Monday summoned the Dutch charge d’affaires for the third day in a row, foreign ministry sources said, as a diplomatic ...Read More

Arun Jaitley likely to take charge of foreign ministry in absence of Swaraj

Arun Jaitley likely to take charge of foreign ministry in absence of Swaraj

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley may be entrusted with an additional charge of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in view of ...Read More

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Dragon breathes fire at Korea nuclear test

Beijing lodges diplomatic protest with the reclusive state and asks it to adhere to the denuclearisation

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Russia not using Iran airbase, says tehran

Tehran : Russia has stopped using an Iranian air base for launching airstrikes on Syria for the time being, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spoke...Read More

Japan protests after 230 Chinese vessels enter disputed waters

Japan protests after 230 Chinese vessels enter disputed waters

Tokyo: Japan on Saturday lodged a protest with China after it spotted six Chinese coastguard ships and about 230 fishing vessels sailing ...Read More

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China advises Do’s and Dont’s

Beijing : China has issued a safety warning to Chinese visiting Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics following a spate of thefts and armed rob...Read More

President Mukherjee to visit China from May 24

Beijing: President Pranab Mukherjee will visit China from May 24 to 27 during which he will hold talks with the top Chinese leadership, t...Read More

China’s top nuclear envoy to visit Japan

China’s top nuclear envoy to visit Japan

Beijing: China’s special representative for Korean peninsula affairs Wu Dawei will pay a visit to Japan in early April, Foreign Ministry ...Read More