17 Jun 2016
Washington: Pakistan's "full spectrum deterrence" nuclear doctrine and increasing fissile production capability have increased the risk of a nuclear conflict with India, a Congressional report has said amid Pakistan's efforts to drum up support for its NSG membership bid.
02 Aug 2012
United Nations and Arab League envoy Kofi Annan has resigned from his post as international envoy for Syria after trying in vain for six months to broker peace and bring the country's warring parties to the table.
10 Jun 2016
Islamabad: Pakistan has expressed concern over growing strategic ties between India and the US, a day after the two countries signed a number of agreements for security cooperation during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US.
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.
07 Aug 2011
The Arab League on Sunday called on the Syrian authorities to "immediately" stop the violence that has rocked the country since mid-March, in the pan-Arab body's first official statement on the unrest.
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.
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.
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.
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.
01 Jun 2016
London: In a rare appearance since shifting base to the United Kingdom, troubled Indian businessman Vijay Mallya was seen having a good time in London as he watched the Indian Premier League final between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday.