Diplomacy

Modi, in address, chides Pakistan and urges Indian unity

Modi, in address, chides Pakistan and urges Indian unity

Published 15/08/2016

By Douglas Busvine and Nidhi Verma | NEW DELHI NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took aim at supporters of "terrorism" in his Independence [more…]

Give us EU visa freedom in October or abandon migrant deal, Turkey says

Give us EU visa freedom in October or abandon migrant deal, Turkey says

Published 15/08/2016

BERLIN The European Union should grant Turks visa-free travel in October or the migrant deal that involves Turkey stemming the flow of illegal migrants to [more…]

Putin discusses Crimea security after alleged Ukrainian incursions

Putin discusses Crimea security after alleged Ukrainian incursions

Published 11/08/2016

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a meeting with his Security Council to discuss additional security measures for Crimea after the clashes on the [more…]

German foreign minister says Trump dangerous for the world

German foreign minister says Trump dangerous for the world

Published 10/08/2016

BERLIN A series of controversial remarks by U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump show that the world should be concerned if he is elected president, [more…]

No deadline for start of Brexit talks: EU president Juncker

No deadline for start of Brexit talks: EU president Juncker

Published 25/07/2016

PARIS EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday there was no deadline for Britain to start talks on leaving the European Union.New British Prime [more…]

ASEAN breaks deadlock on South China Sea, Beijing thanks Cambodia for support

ASEAN breaks deadlock on South China Sea, Beijing thanks Cambodia for support

Published 25/07/2016

VIENTIANE Southeast Asian nations overcame days of deadlock on Monday when the Philippines dropped a request for their joint statement to mention a landmark legal [more…]

Hungary’s Orban likes what he hears of ‘valiant’ Trump’s security plans

Hungary’s Orban likes what he hears of ‘valiant’ Trump’s security plans

Published 23/07/2016

BUDAPEST Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Saturday said Donald Trump had proposed security policies that Europe should take to heart to solve a security [more…]

Britain’s Johnson assures EU of post-Brexit cooperation

Britain’s Johnson assures EU of post-Brexit cooperation

Published 18/07/2016

BRUSSELS New Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he would assure his EU counterparts on Monday that Britain would continue to cooperate closely with them once [more…]

China admiral warns freedom of navigation patrols could end ‘in disaster’

China admiral warns freedom of navigation patrols could end ‘in disaster’

Published 18/07/2016

BEIJING Freedom of navigation patrols carried out by foreign navies in the South China Sea could end "in disaster", a senior Chinese admiral has said, [more…]

‘No excuse’ for Turkey to abandon rule of law: EU’s Mogherini

‘No excuse’ for Turkey to abandon rule of law: EU’s Mogherini

Published 18/07/2016

BRUSSELS EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini warned the Turkish government on Monday against taking steps that would damage the constitutional order following a failed [more…]