US names first ambassador in decade to Venezuela amid tensions

James Story's nomination as ambassador to Venezuela was confirmed on Wednesday by a US Senate voice vote.

published on : 19th November 2020

US paid for ambassador to New Zealand, Scott Brown, to fly on private jet

Just about everybody who returns to New Zealand is required to spend 14 days in a hotel guarded by the military as part of the nation’s strict strategy to keep out the coronavirus.

published on : 18th November 2020

Syria's Assad: Western sanctions hinder return of refugees

Assad's comments came at the opening session of a controversial two-day international conference in Damascus on the return of refugees.

published on : 11th November 2020

US Ambassador Kenneth Ian Juster concludes three-day visit to Shimla

Shimla Additional Superintendent of Police Parveer Thakur said the US ambassador came to the state capital on Thursday and left on Saturday.

published on : 7th November 2020

Pakistan’s National Assembly demands recalling of envoy in France. But there's a catch

Muslims have reacted angrily to Macron's staunch defence of the right to mock religion following the beheading of a history teacher.

published on : 28th October 2020

Ajinkya Rahane signed as brand ambassador of Hudle

Ajinkya Rahane will be able to guide the team with strategic inputs through his wealth of experience in professional sport.

published on : 5th October 2020

Devyani Khobragade appointed India's next Ambassador to Cambodia

Khobragade, a 1999-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, is currently serving as a joint secretary in the ministry at its headquarters in Delhi.

published on : 1st October 2020

Skechers India ropes in Siddhant Chaturvedi as its first brand ambassador

The "Go Like Never Before" campaign featuring Chaturvedi will be exclusive to the Indian market and emphasizes the importance of running as a sport to remain fit and encourage people

published on : 1st October 2020

Need to ensure countries take their obligations seriously to combat climate change: India

Tirumurti said India was committed to tackle the impact of climate change and supports Palau's efforts to achieve their goals.

published on : 28th September 2020

Ambassadors appeal for acceptance of LGBT people in Poland

Some of Poland's leaders, including the president and lawmakers from the ruling party, have cast the movement for civil rights for LGBT people as a threat to traditional families.

published on : 28th September 2020

Outgoing US ambassador to China to help Republican campaigns

Terry Branstad, 73, said he will work on behalf of President Donald Trump, Sen. Joni Ernst and others, but not in any official role.

published on : 17th September 2020

Poland approves new German ambassador after long delay

Poland has accepted the appointment of a new German ambassador after an unusual delay of about three months.

published on : 1st September 2020

Conclusion of US-India trade talks to be phase 1 of bilateral deal: Ambassador Sandhu

India and the US are negotiating a limited trade deal with a view to iron out differences on trade issues to boost economic ties.

published on : 21st August 2020

Australian high commissioner criticises Chinese Ambassador to India for objecting to comments on South China Sea

O'Farrell issued a statement on Thursday criticising China over its border row with India in eastern Ladakh and its actions in South China Sea.

published on : 31st July 2020

US slaps sanctions on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's son

Hafez al-Assad, 18, named after his grandfather, will not be allowed to travel or maintain assets in the United States, the State Department said.

published on : 30th July 2020
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