17 Nov 2015
Geneva: The United Nations today called on states not to 'backtrack' on pledges made to host migrants and refugees, including from Syria, in the wake of the attacks in Paris.
24 Feb 2012
Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan has been appointed as the joint United Nations-Arab League envoy to Syria tasked with engaging with all relevant interlocutors within and outside the troubled country to end the year-long violence and humanitarian crisis.
05 Feb 2012
India's vote in favour of an Arab League-backed resolution on Syria in the UN Security Council was in accordance with its support for a peaceful resolution of the crisis in that country through a Syrian-led inclusive political process.
02 Jan 2016
Moscow: A new appraisal names the United States as one of the threats to Russia's national security for the first time, a sign of how relations with the west have deteriorated in recent years.
14 Jul 2016
Washington: The US today said it wants dialogue between India and Pakistan for resolving Kashmir issue, amid war of words between the two countries over the the unrest in the Valley after the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani.
30 Nov 2014
Jerusalem: One of Israel's largest bilingual schools for Jewish and Arab children was set on fire in a suspected arson attack in southern Jerusalem, worsening the tense situation following the 50-day war with the Hamas.
28 Jun 2016
Washington: India's entry into the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) "substantially bolsters" its effectiveness and would strengthen global non-proliferation efforts, the US has said, citing the country's "excellent" export control credentials.
05 Dec 2011
Syria has "responded positively" to an Arab League proposal designed to end months of deadly unrest, paving the way for its signature, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Jihad Makdesi said on Monday.
19 Oct 2015
Jerusalem: An Arab attacker armed with a gun and a knife opened fire in a southern Israel bus station, police said, killing an Israeli soldier and wounding 10 people in one of the boldest attacks yet in a month-long wave of violence.
28 Jan 2014
Geneva: Representatives of the Syrian government and opposition will continue talks on Tuesday, said UN-Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi on Monday.