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15-Jul-2018 London

Trump told me to sue EU : Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said that US President Donald Trump asked her to sue the European Union (EU) rather than negotiate over Brexit.The visiting US President said on Friday at a joint press conference that he had given her a "suggestion"...

14-Jul-2018 Dhaka

Rajnath Singh holds talks with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh called on the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka today. The meeting took place in a cordial and friendly atmosphere in the presence of senior officials from both sides. The Home Minister conveyed the...

14-Jul-2018 Islamabad

Nawaz Sharif lodged in Adiala Jail, daughter shifted to guest house

Pakistan's former Prime Minister who was arrested late on Friday has been shifted to Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, while his daughter Maryam Nawaz was sent to Seihala Rest House, declared as temporary sub-jail.The Accountability Court, according to Geo News, has issued...

20-Jun-2018 Beijing

Chinese President meets Nepal PM

Chinese President Xi Jinping met Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Wednesday and said Beijing is ready to cooperate with the Himalayan nation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative."China stands ready to strengthen cooperation with Nepal in...

14-Jun-2018 Singapore

Madame Tussauds Singapore first one to include Kim Jong-un

After the Trump-Kim summit on Sentosa earlier this week, Madame Tussauds Singapore decided to feature Kim Jong-un.Guests could stand eye to eye with the North Korean Supreme Leader. President Donald Trump already has wax figures in different Madame Tussauds.The...

11-Jun-2018 Singapore

Trump, Kim to meet at mother of all summits in Singapore

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet in Singapore on Tuesday morning for a historic summit - billed as the mother of all summits - to solve arguably the worlds most seething nuclear crisis.The summit, which was almost...

10-Jun-2018 Qingdao (China)

SCO achieves new progress after enlargement : Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday said new progress has been made by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) since the arrival of India and Pakistan.On behalf of leaders of the SCO member states, Xi made the remarks at a joint press conference in the...

10-Jun-2018 Quebec City

Donald Trump asks US representatives not to endorse G7 communique

US President Donald Trump on Saturday said that he has instructed US representatives not to endorse the joint communique released at the end of the Group of Seven (G7) summit in here in Canada."Based on Justin's false statements at his news conference,...

09-Jun-2018 Qingdao (China)

Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping meet, take stock of developments post Wuhan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping met on Saturday on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here and signed deals on Beijing sharing Brahmaputra river data with New Delhi and India's export of...

08-Jun-2018 Washington

Want to pardon Muhammad Ali : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is considering a pardon for late boxing legend Muhammad Ali, seemingly unaware of the fact that the former world heavyweight champion does not need one.Ali was convicted in 1967 for refusing to be drafted...

08-Jun-2018 Washington

Russia should be part of Canada summit : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Friday that Russia should be allowed back into the G8 group of industrialised nations, which became the G7 when Moscow was suspended in 2014."I have been Russia's worst nightmare ... but with that being said Russia should...

08-Jun-2018 Ankara

Turkey may lift emergency after elections : Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that a state of emergency imposed in the country following a failed coup in 2016 may be lifted after the June 24 elections.He made the announcement during an interview with CNN Turk on Thursday evening, reports...

05-Jun-2018 Vienna

Russia open to cooperation with EU : Vladimir Putin

The Russian President said on Tuesday that his country was ready for cooperation with the European Union.Vladimir Putin spoke to the press in the Austrian capital Vienna alongside his Austrian counterpart Alexander Van der Bellen, reports Efe news."We are...

02-Jun-2018 London

UK 'deeply disappointed' at US steel tariffs : Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she was "deeply disappointed" at the unjustified decision by the US to apply tariffs to European Union (EU) steel and aluminium imports.Her comments on Friday came a day after US President Donald Trump announced the...

26-May-2018 Asansol (West Bengal)

Sheikh Hasina seeks quick solution to Rohingya problem

A day after seeking the cooperation of the international community to ensure Myanmar took back the Rohingya refugees, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sehikh Hasina on Saturday called for a quick solution to the problem."You know, about 11 lakh Rohingya refuges...

26-May-2018 Asansol (West Bengal)

Sheikh Hasina conferred honorary D.Litt by Kazi Nazrul University

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was on Saturday conferred a honorary Doctorate of literature by the Kazi Nazrul University here.University Vice Chancellor Sadhan Chakrabarti handed out the degree to Sheikh Hasina at a special convocation, in which a number...

26-May-2018 Beijing

Xi Jinping calls for international cooperation in data

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for enhanced international exchange and cooperation in the development of the big data industry.He made the remarks in a congratulatory letter to the China International Big Data Industry Expo 2018, which opened...

26-May-2018 Moscow

No Russian support for Catalonia's independence drive : Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin denied on Friday that his country has supported the independence drive of the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia, saying he wants the Iberian nation to preserve its territorial integrity."We have good and fruitful relations...

21-May-2018 Sochi (Russia)

Informal Summit between India and Russia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin held their first informal Summit in the city of Sochi in the Russian Federation on May 21, 2018.  The Summit provided an occasion for both leaders to deepen their friendship and to exchange views...

19-May-2018 Moscow

Iran n-deal not perfect but better than no agreement : Angela Merkel

The European Union (EU) has no intention to abandon the Iran nuclear deal after the US withdrawal, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said."Although this agreement is not perfect, it is better than no agreement," Merkel said on Friday at a televised press...

19-May-2018 United Nations

Guterres working hard to make UN great again : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has said UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres was working hard to "Make the United Nations Great Again and lauded his UN envoy Nikki Haley for doing a fantastic job at the world body.Guterres met Trump in the White House on Friday...

12-May-2018 Kathmandu

India, Nepal agree to boost trade, people-to-people, connectivity ties

In what can be seen as a series of steps to mend their ties, India and Nepal on Saturday agreed to boost trade and economic links, connectivity via air, land and water, people-to-people ties, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declaring that his country...

11-May-2018 Kathmandu

Misuderstandings over, Narendra Modi says in Nepal visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said all misunderstandings with Nepal are over and the bilateral ties are heading to a new high as New Delhi announced Rs 100-crore aid to develop Janakpur city.Stressing that the recent election and its outcome...

03-May-2018 Jerusalem

Abbas's speech on Holocaust anti-Semitic : Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday criticized Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for giving what he considered to be an anti-Semitic speech.The Israeli premier condemned the Palestinian leader's statements made during a Monday speech in...

28-Apr-2018 Wuhan (China)

Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping spent nine hours together at informal summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping spent nine hours together during the course of their informal summit here on Friday and Saturday, Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui said.“7 events in 2 days, President #XiJinping and...

27-Apr-2018 Wuhan (China)

Narendra Modi invites Xi Jinping to India, discusses bilateral ties

Less than a year after their two armies ended a tense stand-off, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping on Friday discussed ways to boost Sino-Indian ties as they opened a two-day informal "one of its kind" summit in the central Chinese city...

27-Apr-2018 Wuhan (China)

Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping open talks in Wuhan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday opened their two-day informal talks in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.Modi arrived at the Hubei Provincial Museum at around 3.30 p.m. and warmly shook Xi's hand for 30 seconds....

27-Apr-2018 Wuhan (China)

Narendra Modi meets Xi Jinping, invites him to India in 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping agreed that healthy bilateral ties were important for a better world as the two met in the Chinese city Wuhan to re-set the ties between India and China hit by last year's military face-off.On the opening...

23-Apr-2018 Beijing

Sushma calls on Xi, meets Chinese Vice President

India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on Chinese President Xi Jinping and had a crucial one-on-one meeting with Vice President Wang Qishan.Sushma Swaraj, who is in Beijing to attend the foreign ministerial meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation...

21-Apr-2018 Ankara

May extend state of emergency for 10th time : Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey may extend the state of emergency for the 10th time for the peace of the country when necessary."We will continue extending it for the peace of our country, for the eighth time, for the ninth...

10-Apr-2018 Beijing

China-Pakistan ties must for regional peace : Xi Jinping

China-Pakistan relations should be a pillar for regional peace and stability, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday at a  meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Boao Forum for Asia annual conference.The ties between the two countries...

09-Apr-2018 Washington

Donald Trump says to make Syria decision in next 24-48 hours

US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration will make a decision on Syria in the next 24 to 48 hours.The reported chemical weapon attack in Syria was "atrocious" and "horrible", Trump said in a cabinet meeting broadcast live on TV."We'll...

09-Apr-2018 Beijing

Ban Ki-moon named Boao Forum chair

Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday was elected chairman of the Boao Forum for Asia, which is currently underway in China's Hainan province.Ban replaced Japan's Yasuo Fukuda at the annual conference, known as the "Asian Davos", reports Efe news.Former...

08-Apr-2018 Kathmandu

India visit productive in building mutual trust : K.P. Sharma Oli

Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli said on Sunday that his visit to India was productive in building mutual trust between the two countries.Oli, who came back home after a three-day visit to India on Sunday, made such remarks at Tribhuwan International Airport...

07-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Peace is prerequisite for progress : M. Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that peace is the prerequisite for progress of any nation. He was interacting with the Prime Minister of Nepal, Shri K.P. Sharma Oli, who called on him, here today.The Vice President said that relations...

07-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Prime Minister of Nepal Calls on the Ram Nath Kovind

Rt. Hon’ble K. P. Sharma Oli, the Prime Minister of Nepal, called on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (April 7, 2018).Welcoming Mr Oli to India, the President said he was happy to note that this was his first visit abroad...

07-Apr-2018 Dhaka

Sheikh Hasina seeks UN help for Rohingya's return

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought the help of UN to implement the Bangladesh-Myanmar agreement on the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas displaced from the Rakhine state.Hasina spoke with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the issue...

07-Apr-2018 New Delhi

India, Nepal agree to boost security, connectivity, trade ties

After months of stress in ties, India and Nepal on Saturday agreed to crank-up cooperation in connectivity, trade, agriculture and border security as Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave an assurance that New Delhi remains committed to strengthening the partnership...

07-Apr-2018 New Delhi

In India 'with a mission' to better bilateral ties : K.P. Sharma

Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Saturday said he has come to India "with a mission" to take bilateral ties to newer heights "commensurate with the realities of the 21st Century".In a joint address with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said his country...

06-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Nepal PM on 3-day visit seeks more Indian investment

Making his first foreign trip after returning to power in February, Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Oli made a strong pitch for Indian businessmen to invest in his country by benefiting from its economic liberalisation and being a safe destination for foreign investment.On...

06-Apr-2018 Washington

Donald Trump threatens China with additional $100bn tariffs

US President Donald Trump has said he is considering slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods, moving the world's two largest economies closer to an open trade brawl.Trump on late Thursday said that he was responding to "unfair retaliation"...

05-Apr-2018 United Nations

Protectionism is not answer to today's problems : Antonio Guterres

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said "the answer to today's problems is not protectionism, is not isolationism"."I am a strong believer in multilateralism to address global problems. There is no way global problems can be addressed on...

05-Apr-2018 United Nations

Antonio Guterres reiterates concern over Kashmir situation

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reiterated his concern over the situation in Kashmir and his call for protecting civilians."The Secretary General has expressed and will continue to express his concern at the situation," his Spokesperson Stephane...

05-Apr-2018 Washington

Donald Trump orders National Guard troops to US-Mexico border

US President Donald Trump has officially signed a memorandum to deploy the National Guard to the country's border with Mexico, a move that followed days of him calling for a larger crackdown on illegal immigration.In the memo signed on Wednesday evening,...

04-Apr-2018 Jerusalem

Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump talk about Iran

US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke on phone on Wednesday amidst Israel's concerns over US planned withdrawal of troops from Syria.Netanyahu and Trump discussed "regional developments and Iran", the Israeli Prime...

03-Apr-2018 Kathmandu

India visit focussed on building trust : K.P. Sharma Oli

Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Tuesday said that his upcoming India visit will be solely focused on building trust but he will not sign any agreement against his country's national interest.He will embark on a state visit to India on Friday following...

03-Apr-2018 Tel Aviv

Israel suspends plan to send African migrants to Western countries

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that he was suspending a plan to send thousands of African migrants to three Western countries, putting the brakes on a decision he had announced only hours earlier, the media reported.On Monday night, Netanyahu...

01-Apr-2018 Washington

Donald Trump lashes out after California Governor pardons immigrants

US President Donald Trump lashed out at California Governor Jerry Brown after he pardoned five immigrants facing possible deportation, the media reported."Governor Jerry 'Moonbeam' Brown pardoned five criminal illegal aliens whose crimes include (1) Kidnapping...

28-Mar-2018 Beijing

Kim Jong-un secretly visits Beijing, meets Xi Jinping

After keeping it under wraps and the world guessing, China on Wednesday announced North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was indeed in Beijing, and met Chinese President Xi Jinping.An arrival of a special North Korean train and heightened security in Beijing had...

27-Mar-2018 Tehran

Hassan Rouhani kicks off trip to Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday left Tehran for Turkmenistan for talks on bilateral and regional issues.Rouhani's visit came at the official invitation of Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow. Before heading for Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat,...

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