27 Aug 2014
Washington: The pentagon has said Pakistan continues to be a safe heaven for terrorists while lauding the efforts of the country's military to eliminate extremism, which it described as a ‘common threat’ for both the countries.
27 Nov 2011
The Arab League was set to vote on Sunday on sweeping sanctions against Syria, as Damascus slammed the move as a betrayal of Arab solidarity.
01 Aug 2014
Washington: Russia faces the prospects of more economic sanctions and further isolation from the international community if it does not stop supporting separatist rebels in Ukraine, the White House has said.
08 Sep 2013
Paris: US Secretary of State John Kerry continues to pursue a diplomatic offensive in Europe on Sunday to win backing for military strikes in Syria, after Washington and Paris said support for action was growing.
05 Sep 2013
Saint-Petersburg: UN-Arab League envoy on Syria Lakhdar Brahimi will attend the G20 summit in Russia to help Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's efforts to hasten a peace conference aimed at ending the conflict, the UN said on Thursday.
19 Aug 2014
Washington: Describing the cancellation of next week's Foreign Secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan as ‘unfortunate’, United States said that what matters now is that both countries take steps to improve bilateral ties.
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.
09 Feb 2012
The Arab League and United Nations may send a joint observer mission to Syria where the government's deadly crackdown could worsen, UN leader Ban Ki-moon has said.
29 Jul 2014
Tehran: Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday branded Israel as a “rabid dog”, blaming the Hebrew-speaking nation of committing “genocide” in Gaza strip and he also urged the Islamic countries to arm the oppressed people of Palestine.
21 Jan 2012
Pressure mounted on the Arab League on Saturday to seek UN intervention in the face of growing exasperation that the bloc's hard-won observer mission in Syria has failed to staunch 10 months of killing.