Rome: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has restated his firm opposition to a nuclear deal with Iran during a visit to Rome in which he was set to meet Pope Francis and Prime Minister Enrico Letta.More.. # Israel, # Iran, # Vatican talks, # Iran nuclear deal, # Iran deadlock, # Iran sanctions,
Bali: Ministers and trade diplomats from 159 countries will get into tough negotiations at the WTO ministerial meeting beginning on Tuesday with India seeking a deal on farm subsidies that will enable it to implement its Food Security Scheme worth USD 20 billion without attracting any multilateral scrutiny.More.. # WTO meet, # India’s food programme, # Bali, # food subsidy, # trade,
Beijing: China, which successfully launched its first ever mission to land an unmanned spacecraft on the Moon, has expressed interest in space cooperation with India which has sent its first interplanetary mission to Mars.More.. # Long March-3B, # Chang’e-3, # China space programme, # China’s lunar probe, # Indo-China relations,
Sydney: Prime Minister Tony Abbott pledged on Sunday that the G20 under Australian leadership will be focused on boosting economic growth. Abbott said that he is determined the grouping will not be a ‘talkfest’.More.. # Australian Prime Minister, # G20 Summit, # Tony Abbott, # G20, # world economy,
Abu Dhabi: Australia has welcomed Dubai after the latter was selected the host city for World Expo 2020.
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb congratulated the city of Dubai on winning the right to host World Expo 2020.