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Russia urges UN to block benefits for married gay employees Mar 24, 3:16 pm
London, March 24 (ANI): Russia has reportedly urged the United Nations to stop its General Assembly from extending staff benefits to same-sex couples, diplomats said.
Govt.'s diplomatic efforts led to release of fishermen boats from Pak: Rajnath Singh Mar 22, 7:39 pm
Amritsar, Mar. 22 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said India's diplomatic efforts helped secure the release of 57 fishing boats that had been detained in Pakistan.
Poet-diplomat Abhay K to be guest editor of Enchanting Verses Mar 21, 6:02 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): The Enchanting Verses Literary Review, a prominent international e-magazine from India, has announced poet-diplomat Abhay K as the guest editor of its latest issue.
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Dubbing the meeting of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit as a 'diplomatic faux pas', former Pakistan ambassador to the United States, Husain Haqqani on Friday said that there was no need to take any action that gave the Indian side cause for concern.
David Hale set to replace Richard Olson as new US envoy to Pak Mar 11, 1:25 pm
Karachi, March 11 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has reportedly named a career diplomat, David Hale, as ambassador to Pakistan.
London, Mar.4 (ANI): Former Pakistani diplomat Hussain Haqqani has advised his country not to seek parity with India and to look after its own needs and interests to ensure both progress and stability.
New Sri Lanka regime recalls Rajapaksa Government political appointees in overseas missions Feb 17, 1:35 pm
Colombo, Feb.17 (ANI): The President Maithripala Sirisena-led government in Sri Lanka has predictably recalled all political appointees of the previous Mahinda Rajapaksa regime holding diplomatic positions overseas.
No one sure how long Ukraine ceasefire will last Feb 13, 12:58 pm
New Delhi, Feb.13 (ANI): Diplomatic efforts by Germany and France to stave-off a spiraling crisis in eastern Ukraine has paved the way for a ceasefire, but nobody is sure how long this truce will last.
New Delhi, Feb. 11 (ANI): Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam inaugurated the first ever exhibition on the Peranakan Chinese in New Delhi as a part of his four-day visit to commemorate 50 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
PM Modi meets Singapore President Feb 9, 1:56 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam, who is presently in the national capital to commemorate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries, on Monday.
Pak diplomat Jalil Abbas Jilani urges US to pressurize India to embrace counterterrorism proposal Feb 9, 12:49 pm
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): Jalil Abbas Jilani, the top Pakistani diplomat in Washington, has urged the US to pressurize India into acknowledging Islamabad's economic and counterterrorism proposal in order to ensure peace in South Asia.
World leaders in new diplomatic push to end Ukraine conflict Feb 6, 4:09 pm
London, Feb 06 (ANI): In an effort to bring an end to renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held urgent meeting in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev while US Secretary of State John Kerry who is also in Kiev said that the U.S. wanted a diplomatic solution.
Dhaka deports Pak diplomat over fraud charges Feb 5, 12:08 pm
Karachi, Feb 05 (ANI): Bangladesh has reportedly declared a Pakistani High Commission official based in Dhaka as persona non grata and has asked him to leave the country in a fresh diplomatic row.
Beijing, Feb. 2 (ANI): Affirming their support for efforts to seek a comprehensive and long-term solution to the Iranian nuclear issue through political and diplomatic means, India, China and Russia on Monday welcomed the extension of negotiations between P5+1 and Iran, and hoped that the two sides intensify diplomatic efforts with a view to reaching a comprehensive agreement at an early date.
Top Pak diplomat Aziz warns of arms race in South Asia post India-US nuclear agreement Jan 30, 12:02 pm
Karachi, Jan 30 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has warned of a renewed arms race in South Asia following a nuclear trade breakthrough between the United States and India.
Room for optimism in Indo-US ties Jan 30, 11:35 am
New Delhi, Jan.30 (ANI): A former Indian diplomat believes there is room for being optimistic about the future progress of India-US summit-level decisions taken during the recent visit of President Barack Obama to New Delhi.
Cuba seeks Guantanamo Bay as 'pre-condition' for normalizing diplomatic ties with US Jan 29, 12:01 pm
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Cuba has reportedly demanded the Guantanamo Bay military base back from the United States before diplomatic relations are normalised with Washington.
Fidel Castro ends silence on thaw in US-Cuba relations Jan 28, 12:45 pm
Wellington, Jan 28 (ANI): Breaking a long and speculation-arousing silence on Cuba's attempts to re-establish diplomatic ties with the United States, former ruler Fidel Castro has reportedly said that although he still distrusts Washington but he would not reject a "peaceful resolution" to conflicts and the perils of war.
San Francisco (US), Jan.27(ANI): Former diplomat and artist Placido D'Souza has expressed his sorrow over the passing away of well known cartoonist R.K. Laxman, whom he described as a good friend and a man who had helped him in many ways.
Haridwar, Jan. 24 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said US President Barack Obama's warning to Pakistan to keep a check on their terror cells is a result of India's diplomatic approach under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
U.S. claims coalition has knocked off half of top IS command in 6,000 militants toll Jan 23, 2:09 pm
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): The U.S. led coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) militant group in Iraq and Syria has killed more than 6,000 fighters including half of the top command of the group, said U.S. diplomatic officials.
Jaipur, Jan.23 (ANI): 'The Seduction of Delhi', a collection of poems by diplomat-author Abhay K, was launched this week at the Jaipur Literature Festival here. The book was launched by noted Indian poet Arvind Krishna Mehrotra.
First round of 'historic' US-Cuba talks ends on positive note Jan 23, 11:54 am
London, Jan 23 (ANI): The two-day-long "historic high-level talks" between the United States and Cuba have concluded with both sides agreeing to meet again.
Jaipur, Jan. 22 (ANI): The Seduction of Delhi, a collection of poems by poet-diplomat Abhay K was launched today at the Jaipur Literature Festival by the doyen of Indian English Poetry Arvind Krishna Mehrotra who delivered keynote address earlier today at the opening of the Jaipur Literature Festival on Poetic Imagination along with Vijay Seshadri, Pulitzer Prize winning poet.
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): A senior Russian diplomat said that at least 800 Russians are fighting alongside the Islamic State group.
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