‘Saudi Arabia recognises India’s position on Kashmir, concerns on terror’

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The joint statement issued during the visit of Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was a very clear recognition of India’s position on Jammu and Kashmir and... Read more »

Pakistan not concerned if India diverts water

Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) In response to India’s decision to stop the flow of its share of water from the Beas, Ravi and Sutlej to Pakistan, Islamabad said that it was not concerned... Read more »

Modi tells global community “Act against terrorism”

Seoul, Feb 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said here that the time has come for the global community to “come together” and “go beyond words” to act against terrorism, as... Read more »

Modi conferred with Seoul Peace Prize

Seoul, Feb 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred the 14th Seoul Peace Prize at a function here on Friday. The Prime Minister dedicated the prize to India’s 130 million citizens and... Read more »

Mueller report over Russian interference expected within weeks

Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to deliver a report in the coming weeks on results of his ongoing investigation into the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US... Read more »

Trump, Kim to meet one-on-one during summit in Vietnam

(IANS) US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will spend some time one-on-one next week at their second summit in Vietnam, White House officials said on Thursday. The summit, scheduled... Read more »

Forced entry of aid to Venezuela could lead to war: Italian lawmakers

(IANS/AKI) The deadline set by US president Donald Trump and Venezuela’s opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido for the military to allow humanitarian aid into the crisis-hit country could spark perilous... Read more »

With China cooperating, UN Security Council condemns JeM’s Pulwama terrorist attack

(IANS) The Security Council in a show of unanimity on Thursday condemned in the “strongest terms” suicide bombing in Pulwama that killed 40 Indian security personnel and named the Jaish-e-Mohammad’s (JeM). China, which... Read more »

Australia’s ex-Foreign Minister announces retirement

(IANS) Former Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, the highest-ranking woman to serve in a two-term government, announced her decision to quit politics, here on Thursday. She will not contest May general election, Bishop... Read more »

Imran orders Pakistan Army to ‘respond to aggression by India’

 (IANS) Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday told the Pakistan Army to respond “decisively and comprehensively” to any aggression or misadventure by India amid rising tensions between the two neighbours after a Kashmiri... Read more »

Pope: Concrete measures needed to curb child abuse at Church

Vatican City, Feb 21 (IANS) Pope Francis said here on Thursday the world was waiting not only for the Catholic Church to condemn child sexual abuse by members of clergy but also for... Read more »

Bolton to visit S. Korea ahead of Trump-Kim summit

Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) US National Security Advisor John Bolton will travel to South Korea later this week for a round of consultations ahead of President Donald Trump’s second summit with North Korean... Read more »