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India, UK ink pacts on illegal migrants' return, sharing intel

The development comes close on heels of India seeking UK's help in early extradition of liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya from Britain.

published on : 14th January 2018

Palestinians have right to Jerusalem as capital: Saudi king Salman

Salman's address to the kingdom's Consultative Council came as the world's main pan-Islamic body held an emergency summit in Istanbul.

published on : 13th December 2017

Battles loom in UK over competing Brexit demands

Britain could remain closely aligned with the rules of the EU's single market under its initial withdrawal deal with Brussels, a move that has critics worried about heading towards a soft Brexit.

published on : 10th December 2017

Jerusalem declaration: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to shun US Vice President 

Mahmud Abbas will refuse to meet US Vice President following Washington's controversial policy shift on Jerusalem, an Abbas aide said, as protests gripped the Palestinian territories for a third day.

published on : 10th December 2017

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri slams Iraq militia trip to Israel ceasefire line

In a statement, Prime Minister Saad Hariri said the visit took place six days ago and was a 'violation of Lebanese laws', without specifying further.

published on : 9th December 2017

Protests sweep Muslim world against US President Donald Trump's Jerusalem move

Demonstrators at the protests vented their anger at the unilateral decision which has sparked widespread international criticism.

published on : 8th December 2017

Senior UN official Jeffrey Feltman, to make rare visit to North Korea

Jeffrey Feltman visit comes less than a week after North Korea test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile believed capable of reaching the United States.

published on : 5th December 2017

Muslim nations call for summit if Trump recognises Jerusalem

President Donald Trump faces a key decision this week over Jerusalem's status, potentially reversing years of US policy and prompting a furious response from the Palestinians and the Arab world.

published on : 4th December 2017

US President Donald Trump has 'historic opportunity' on Jerusalem: Israel minister

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that US President Donald Trump has a "historic opportunity" as he weighs whether to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

published on : 4th December 2017

NATO chief hails Rex Tillerson role on North Korea

Jens Stoltenberg insisted that a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels would not be distracted by doubts over Tillerson's future.

published on : 4th December 2017

Brexit deal 'difficult but doable': Diplomats

A Brexit deal when British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker meet in Brussels on Monday is 'difficult but doable', diplomats and officials said.

published on : 4th December 2017

Palestinians seek to rally leaders against US President Donald Trump Jerusalem move

Mahmud Abbas was holding a series of phone calls with world leaders to "explain the dangers of any decision to move the embassy to Jerusalem or recognise (Jerusalem) as Israel's capital

published on : 3rd December 2017

Narendra Modi has failed on foreign diplomacy front: Veerappa Moily

The senior leader said Modi "is only busy with frequent foreign tours. He cannot stop cross-border terrorism from Pakistan. China is exporting its goods to India, but they do not import from India."

published on : 3rd December 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May presses Saudi Arabia to avert Yemen 'catastrophe'

May had promised to raise concerns over Yemen where a military coalition led by Saudi Arabia has only partially lifted a crippling aid blockade.

published on : 30th November 2017

Greece keen to deepen ties with India, supports India's UN permanent membership bid

An air services agreement and another pact on cooperation in the field of new and renewable energy were signed after the talks.

published on : 27th November 2017
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