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  • Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif

    Pak FM a ‘political pygmy in a powerless government’: BJP slams Khawaja Asif

    India | Oct 03, 2017, 08:37 PM IST

    BJP on Tuesday hit at Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif calling him a “a political pygmy in a powerless government kowtowing to the terror organisations”

  • Khawaja Asif

    Hafiz Saeed, LeT are liabilities; need time to get rid of them: Pakistan Foreign Minister

    World | Sep 27, 2017, 04:48 PM IST

    Pakistan's foreign minister Khawaja Asif on Tuesday admitted that people like Hafiz Saeed and organisations such as Lashkar-e-Taiba are liabilities for the country.

  • Khawaja Asif

    'Pakistan has to quickly adjust to changing geopolitical situation'

    World | Sep 07, 2017, 08:43 PM IST

    Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif today said Pakistan has to review changing geopolitical situation in the world pragmatically and quickly adjust its direction

  • Let's talk on Kashmir issue, new Pakistan foreign minister

    Let's talk on Kashmir issue, new Pakistan foreign minister tells India

    World | Aug 07, 2017, 06:34 AM IST

    The only panacea to achieve peace between Pakistan and India is finding a solution to the Kashmir issue, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said on Sunday

  • us cuba hold highest level meeting after 1959

    US, Cuba hold highest-level meeting after 1959

    World | Apr 10, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

    Panama City: US Secretary of State John Kerry and Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez held a highest-level meeting in Panama City after a period of 56 years.The last high-level meeting took place in 1959, when

  • iran s foreign minister to visit pakistan to discuss yemen

    Iran's Foreign Minister to visit Pakistan to discuss Yemen

    World | Apr 08, 2015, 07:23 PM IST

    Islamabad: Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will visit Pakistan to exchange views on the situation in Yemen, a day after Prime minister Nawaz Sharif called on Iran to get involved in a debate on security

  • iran nuclear talks unlikely to end soon

    Iran nuclear talks unlikely to end soon

    World | Apr 02, 2015, 06:50 AM IST

    Lausanne: Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif struck a note of defiance during a break in nuclear negotiations on Wednesday, urging Western leaders to seize the opportunity to reach a deal with the country on

  • jordan to continue defending holy sites in east jerusalem

    Jordan to continue defending holy sites in east Jerusalem

    World | Jan 07, 2015, 07:50 AM IST

    Amman: Jordan would continue to defend Christian and Islamic holy sites in east Jerusalem, the country's foreign minister Nasser Judeh said on Tuesday.Judeh reiterated the government's keenness to protect the sites in the holy city

  • australia won t give to un green climate fund

    Australia won't give to UN Green Climate Fund

    World | Dec 05, 2014, 08:47 AM IST

    Canberra: Australia will continue to directly pay for climate change mitigation in vulnerable South Pacific island nations through its aid budget rather than donate to a United Nations' Green Climate Fund designed for the same

  • sushma swaraj most followed foreign minister on twitter

    Sushma Swaraj most followed foreign minister on Twitter

    Politics | Dec 04, 2014, 10:17 PM IST

    New Delhi:  While Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains the third most-followed world leader on Twitter, Sushma Swaraj had grabbed the top slot among all foreign ministers active on the micro-blogging platform."India's @SushmaSwaraj is the most

  • australia acts to curb travelers absurd requests

    Australia acts to curb travelers' absurd requests

    World | Dec 03, 2014, 12:05 PM IST

    Canberra: Australia's government is taking steps to curb Australian travelers' soaring expectations of what help they can get from their embassies, such as a loan to pay a prostitute in Thailand or assistance to evict

  • choke financial support to is says russia

    Choke financial support to IS, says Russia

    World | Nov 22, 2014, 06:22 AM IST

    Moscow: The supply of funds for the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) must be cut off, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Friday."Financial flows to the IS must be cut off through approaches

  • germany urges israel palestinians to ease tensions

    Germany urges Israel, Palestinians to ease tensions

    World | Nov 16, 2014, 06:13 AM IST

    Ramallah: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Saturday warned of turning the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from political into religious due to the growing tension in Jerusalem.Steinmeier's warning came in a joint press conference with Palestinian Minister

  • czech republic ready to support syrian refugees in lebanon

    Czech Republic ready to support Syrian refugees in Lebanon

    World | Nov 13, 2014, 06:15 AM IST

    Beirut: Czech Republic Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek said on Wednesday that his country is willing to help Lebanon to offer assistance to the Syrian refugees that are taking shelters in the country.Following a meeting with

  • australia to join airstrikes against is in iraq

    Australia to join airstrikes against IS in Iraq

    World | Sep 28, 2014, 11:50 AM IST

    Sydney: Australia will soon join the airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq."The national security committee and the cabinet will meet this week to discuss the action," Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday."It

  • australia welcomes release of fijian peacekeepers

    Australia welcomes release of Fijian peacekeepers

    World | Sep 12, 2014, 08:48 AM IST

    Sydney: Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has welcomed the unconditional release on Thursday of 45 Fijian peacekeepers held in Syria.The peacekeepers have been serving with the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), monitoring a 1974 ceasefire

  • polish pm elected european council president

    Polish PM elected European Council president

    World | Aug 31, 2014, 06:56 AM IST

    Brussels: The European Union (EU) leaders on Saturday elected Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk as president and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini as the foreign policy chief of the European Council.Donald Tusk, the center-right Polish

  • egypt says no change in gaza ceasefire initiative

    Egypt says no change in Gaza ceasefire initiative

    World | Jul 22, 2014, 06:35 AM IST

    Cairo: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukry said on Monday that Egypt has no intention to amend its ceasefire initiative proposed last week between Israel and the Gaza-ruling Hamas movement.At a joint news conference with visiting

  • foreign minister sushma swaraj flags off mansarovar yatra

    Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj flags off "Mansarovar Yatra" pilgrims

    India | Jun 11, 2014, 07:08 PM IST

    New Delhi: Sushma Swaraj, the newly designated foreign minister of India, flagged off the first batch of annual Hindu pilgrimage, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, the holy Lake Mansarovar in Tibet, on Wednesday. According to the Hindu

  • oman foreign minister on 2 day visit from tomorrow

    Oman Foreign Minister on 2-day visit from tomorrow

    India | Jun 02, 2014, 08:11 PM IST

    New Delhi: Reaching out to the new government, Oman's Minister for Foreign Affairs Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah will arrive here tomorrow, in the first visit by any foreign dignitary to India after the Narendra

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