Day: October 11, 2019

China’s Xi voices support for Pakistan over Kashmir: Xinhua

BEIJING/ISLAMABAD – Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday he was watching the situation in Kashmir and would support Pakistan in issues related to its core interests, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. Tensions over the disputed region of Kashmir have risen sharply since August, when India revoked […]

Pakistan PM heading to Iran after U.S. mediation request

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is heading for Tehran, two government officials said on Friday, weeks after the United States asked him to help mediate between long-time regional foes Saudi Arabia and Iran. A top official at Khan’s office and another at the foreign office confirmed […]

China’s Xi lands in India amid scattered Tibetan protests

MAMALLAPURAM, India – Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in southern India on Friday for talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to try to halt a slide in ties over the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir amid scattered anti-China protests from Tibetan groups. China and its all-weather ally […]

Ethiopia PM Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize for mending ties with Eritrea

Hailed as a visionary and reformer, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea. Abiy was honoured “for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive […]

Deaths, displacement as Turkey’s Syria offensive in 3rd day

AKCAKALE, Turkey — Turkish forces pushed deeper into northeastern Syria on Friday, the third day of Ankara’s cross-border offensive against Syrian Kurdish fighters that has set off another mass displacement of civilians and met with widespread criticism from the international community. There were casualties on both sides and […]

India and Comoros sign MoUs on Defence Cooperation, health, culture and arts

Vice President holds wide ranging talks with Comorian President to deepen bilateral ties between the two countries Comoros confers highest civilian honour of ‘the order of the Green Crescent’ on the Vice President VP thanks Comoros for support in fighting terrorism and India’s bid for permanent seat in […]

Vice President appeals to world community to ensure early conclusion of UN Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism

open view news desk The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu said that terrorism was increasingly threatening and impeding global progress and urged the world community to come together to ensure that the UN Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism is concluded at the earliest. Addressing the parliament of […]

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