International Subscribe to International

UNMOGIP head calls on UN chief

UNITED NATIONS: The new head of the United Nations mission tasked with monitoring the ceasefire line between India and Pakistan has called on UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon ahead of… Read more »

China accuses US of ignoring facts over India’s NSG bid

BEIJING: China today accused the US of ignoring facts over India not getting entry into the NSG and claimed that the plenary meeting of the elite grouping in Seoul did… Read more »

Britain votes to exit EU, PM Cameron to quit

LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron today announced his resignation in the wake of defeat in the crucial referendum after Britain voted to leave EU in a deadly blow to the… Read more »

Will strive to strengthen ties with UK, EU both: India

TASHKENT: As Britain voted to leave the European Union in a landmark referendum, India on Friday said it values its ties with both the UK and EU and will strive… Read more »

China defends its opposition to India’s NSG bid

BEIJING: Defending its opposition to entry of non-NPT countries like India into NSG, China today said it was guided by the rules of the 48-nation grouping which were not directed… Read more »

India’s SCO membership will help drive its economic growth: PM

TASHKENT: As the final process for India’s accession as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization began, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the partnership will help protect the… Read more »

‘EU determined to keep unity as 27 after Brexit’

BRUSSELS: European Union president Donald Tusk said today that the bloc is determined to stay unified after Britain voted to leave, and warned against “hysterical” reactions. “Today on behalf of… Read more »

Pound, Asia markets collapse as Britain quits EU

HONG KONG: The pound today collapsed to a 31-year low and there was pandemonium on currency, equity and oil markets as Britain voted to leave the European Union, fuelling a… Read more »

Trump hails Britain’s vote to exit EU as ‘great thing’

LONDON: Donald Trump on Friday hailed Britain’s vote to exit the EU as a “great thing” shortly after arriving in Scotland on a business trip, his first foreign visit since… Read more »

Brexit unlikely to lead to contagion: EU’s Schulz

FRANKFURT: The European Parliament’s chief expressed hopes today that Britain’s decision to leave the EU would not lead to contagion, as Germany’s finance minister said clear procedures for an exit… Read more »

‘India’s NSG bid to be discussed at a special meeting’

SEOUL: India’s bid for NSG membership will come up tonight at a special post-dinner meeting of the 48-nation grouping’s plenary, whose two-day deliberations began here today. Although admission of members… Read more »

Opposition to India’s NSG bid not to hit bilateral ties: China

BEIJING: China today sought to de-link its opposition to India’s membership of NSG from Sino-Indian ties saying that it does not concern the bilateral relationship. China-India bilateral relations have maintained… Read more »

UK’s historic EU referendum on knife-edge as millions vote

LONDON: With the UK’s fate in the EU on a knife-edge, millions of Britons began voting today in the historic referendum that will decide whether the country will stay in… Read more »

India’s growth must bring benefits to its neighbors: PM

COLOMBO: India strongly believes that its economic growth must bring benefits to its neighbors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today as a stadium in Jaffna renovated by India was jointly… Read more »

‘India-Pak SCO entry may have negative effect on grouping’

BEIJING: With Shanghai Cooperation Organization set to admit India and Pakistan amid growing rancor over their NSG membership bid, a Chinese state-run daily today expressed concern that the hostility between… Read more »

President Mukherjee awarded highest honor of Cote D’Ivoirie

ABIDJAN: President Pranab Mukherjee has been accorded the highest honor of Cote D’Ivoirie by its President Alassane Ouattara on his maiden visit here. After an elaborate reception accorded at the… Read more »

China defends crackdown against Islamic militants in Xinjiang

BEIJING: China today said it will not allow any foreign organization or individual to interfere in its religious affairs as it defended the crackdown against Islamic militants in Xinjiang province,… Read more »

Iran says no Iranian pilgrims at next hajj, blames Riyadh

TEHRAN: Iran has officially announced it won’t be sending pilgrims to the hajj this year and is blaming Saudi Arabia, claiming the kingdom has failed to provide adequate security for… Read more »

ANZ officials used racial terms to describe Indian biz couple

MELBOURNE: Australia’s ANZ bank’s senior officials used “racial” remarks in an email exchange to describe an Indian billionaire couple who has launched a 1.5 billion dollar lawsuit against the top… Read more »

AIIB to have 100 members by year-end

BEIJING: China-sponsored Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in which India and 56 other countries joined as founding members said it will expand its membership to nearly 100 countries and regions… Read more »