UN moves should not give legitimacy to non-state actors: India

Published on Mar 26 2015 // World
New York: India has cautioned that the UN should not give “political legitimacy” to non-state actors by bypassing national governments, saying the access to non-state armed groups should be through a cooperation framework between the UN and the concerned government. “It is important...

Germanwings Flight 9525 LIVE: Debris, human remains from crash strewn over 4 acres of crash site

Published on Mar 25 2015 // World
Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr has described the crash site as “harrowing” and pledged that “Germanwings and Lufthansa will do everything in our power to help in an uncomplicated and timely manner”. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has ruled out the possibility of a terrorist...

Resurging India driving energy across South Asia: US

Published on Mar 25 2015 // World
Washington: The US has said India’s resurgence under the new leadership was driving energy and optimism across South Asia and the two countries were now “indispensable partners” in promoting peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. “If there is one overarching positive...

China says it agrees with India to maintain border peace

Published on Mar 24 2015 // World
Beijing: China and India have agreed to maintain peace and tranquillity along their Himalayan border while they work on resolving a long-festering boundary dispute, China`s foreign ministry said after talks in New Delhi. The talks are aimed at fixing a dispute over the border that divides Asia`s largest...

Pakistan invites separatist leader Masarat Alam for National Day celebrations

Published on Mar 23 2015 // World
Pakistan invites separatist leader Masarat Alam for National Day celebrations
New Delhi: In yet another provocative move, Pakistan has invited separatist leader Masarat Alam, who was released from jail earlier this month, to attend its National Day celebrations to be held in the national capital on Monday. Alam has however refused to attend Pakistan Day celebrations. While speaking...

US, partners continue bombing IS in Syria, Iraq

Published on Mar 22 2015 // World
The US and coalition forces continued their air raids on Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria and Iraq during the last 48 hours since Friday. The forces used bombers, fighters and remotely piloted aircraft to conduct a total of 10 airstrikes between Friday morning and Saturday morning local time, Xinhua...

Exploring other options in Middle East peace effort: Obama

Published on Mar 22 2015 // World
Exploring other options in Middle East peace effort: Obama
The United States is exploring other options in its efforts to promote Israeli-Palestinian peace in light of the Israeli prime minister’s recent harmful campaign statements, President Barack Obama said. The president on Saturday told that he had called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Nine injured in petrol bomb attack in Bangladesh

Published on Mar 22 2015 // World
At least nine people suffered burn injuries in a petrol bomb attack in Bangladesh ahead of an opposition-called strike, police said on Sunday. Unidentified attackers hurled petrol bombs at a truck in Magura district in Bangladesh, leaving nine people injured, Xinhua cited a police officer as saying. The...

North Korea warns South Korea over hostile leaflets

Published on Mar 22 2015 // World
North Korea on Sunday warned that its military will blow up balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets which are reportedly to be flown by civic groups in South Korea. South Korean civic groups announced a plan to drop anti-North Korea leaflets from balloons across the inter-Korean border around March...

Work towards two-state solution, UN chief urges Netanyahu

Published on Mar 21 2015 // World
Work towards two-state solution, UN chief urges Netanyahu
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to renew his country’s commitment to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The UN chief called up Netanyahu to congratulate him on his electoral victory, and said that he looked forward...

Translate News in your own Language »


Subscribe to our RSS Feed! Follow us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Visit our LinkedIn Profile!