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Taliban welcomes International Conference on Afghanistan hosted by India

Nov 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"The Islamic Emirate welcomes the India meeting. We are trying to take solid steps in governance, and the world countries should not be worried of Afghanistan soil being used against anyone," said Inamullah Samangani, deputy spokesman for the Foreign Ministry.

Army Chief MM Naravane On Four Day Visit To Sri Lanka, Security Ties On Upswing

Oct 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of Army Staff is visiting Sri Lanka after a recent visit by foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla. India and Sri Lanka are carrying out a mega military exercise, 'Mitra Shakti' with a focus on enhancing counter-terror cooperation.


How India-Lanka Ties Transformed Despite China’s Looming Economic Presence In The Island Nation

India-Sri Lanka ties have come a long way since the time when Colombo played the China Card.

Russia Labels Investigative Media Outlet ‘Insider’ As 'Foreign Agent'

Jul 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Russian Justice Ministry said it added the online news site Insider and five journalists to the list of 'foreign agents,' a label that envisages additional government scrutiny


Fruit Diplomacy Between India, Bangladesh

Tripura CM has sent 400 pieces of the state's pineapple to Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina after the latter sent Haribhanga mangoes to Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chief Ministers of neighbouring Indian states.

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22 June, 2021

Britain Begins Negotiations To Join Pacific Trade Partnership

Associated Press (AP)

The British government said negotiating teams will be working over the coming months to join the 11-country Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership


21 June, 2021

British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab On Three-Nation Tour To Southeast Asia

Associated Press (AP)

Foreign Minister Dominic Raab's trip to Vietnam, Cambodia, and Singapore comes a week after Britain announced the broad outlines of a free trade deal with Australia


07 June, 2021

Kamala Harris To Visit Latin America With Hopes To Tackle Migration and Corruption

Associated Press (AP)

Vice President Kamala Harris is all set for her first foreign trip as Vice President of the USA, aiming to deepen diplomatic ties with Guatemala and Mexico


29 April, 2021

India Accepts Foreign Aid After A Show Of 'Generosity'

Seema Guha

As domestic criticism mounts over the export of vaccines by India, the government is now trying to send the message that it is precisely because of India’s generosity that the world has responded to India’s crisis.


22 April, 2021

PM Modi's Vaccine Diplomacy Goes For A Toss As India's Health System Crumbles

Seema Guha

All the drum beating about 'Vaccine Maitri' appear hollow when the government is not in a position to deliver health care to its own people.


16 April, 2021

‘India-UK Set To Agree On ‘Roadmap 2030’ For Future Relations During Johnson's Visit

Outlook Web Bureau

The visit, previously postponed from a Republic Day tour in January, is the first major bilateral visit for Johnson outside Europe since the UK general election in December 2019.


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27 March, 2021

India, Bangladesh Sign Five MoUs, PM Modi Says ‘Productive Meeting’

Outlook Web Bureau

India and Bangladesh signed five MoUs covering areas such as connectivity, commerce, information technology and sports.


14 March, 2021

India's Top Envoy In Sri Lanka Holds Talks With Senior Tamil Leaders

Outlook Web Bureau

High Commissioner Gopal Baglay is on a three-day visit to two Sri Lankan provinces from March 11 to 13 during which he held talks with senior Tamil leaders.


05 February, 2021

Russia Expels Diplomats From Sweden, Poland And Germany For Attending Pro-Navalny Rally

Associated Press (AP)

They were required to leave Russia 'in the nearest future,' a ministry statement said.


25 December, 2020

India Should Pursue Foreign Trade Agreements With EU, UK In Post-Brexit World: Experts

PTI

India-UK FTA would help in removing the customs duty disadvantages faced by domestic players in Britain, according to a trade expert


25 December, 2020

Vajpayee's Pokhran Nuclear Tests In 1998 'Most Enduring' Contribution: Jaishankar

PTI

Paying rich tribute to Vajpayee on his 96th birth anniversary, Jaishankar said his vision led to the expansion of India's overall external engagements.


12 November, 2020

Joe Biden An Early Supporter Of India-US Relation, Says Obama-era Aide

PTI

'Biden to continue to prioritise the defence and security partnership with New Delhi'


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12 November, 2020

Escalation In India-China Tension Would Further Trigger Regional Instability: Russia

PTI

"Very important' for both the countries to engage more in 'constructive dialogue'.


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A traveler wearing a hazmat suit walks through the arrivals area at the Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles.

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Passengers carry luggage at the airport in Barcelona, Spain.

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