Washington, March 1 (IANS) US President Donald Trump held phone conversations with leaders of South Korea and Japan over the Hanoi summit during his flight en route to Washington, the White House has said.
United Nations, March 1 (IANS) The UN Security Council on Thursday failed to adopt two competing draft resolutions on Venezuela, sponsored by the US and Russia respectively.
United Nations, March 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday welcomed Pakistan’s offer to release Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was captured when his MiG-21 went down in Pakistan-occupied territory.
Rome, Feb 28 (IANS/AKI) Italy’s populist government is committed to its membership of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, Premier Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday.
Geneva, Feb 28 (IANS) The UN Independent Commission of Inquiry said on Thursday that Israel may have committed war crimes against Palestinian protesters during the 2018 Gaza protests in which 189 Palestinians were killed, mostly by Israeli fire.
Phnom Penh, Feb 28 (IANS) Cambodia on Thursday called on Pakistan and India to exercise “utmost restraint” and avoid further clashes.
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Pakistan on Thursday said it has conveyed reservations over Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj’s presence at the upcoming Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting in the UAE in the wake of rising tensions between the two neighbours.
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) China on Thursday urged India and Pakistan to resolve their problems through dialogue in the wake of escalating tensions between them.
Moscow, Feb 28 (IANS) Russia is ready to propose it can host talks between India and Pakistan to help defuse tensions “if they wish”, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday.
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) In a bid to develop an efficient hedging mechanism against major spike in crude oil prices, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday said it would launch trading of Brent crude oil derivatives on its platform starting Friday, March 1.