Pakistan concerned about ‘foothold of terrorist outfits’ in Afghanistan

Islamabad, Jan 20 : Days after a series of attacks killed nearly 60 people, including five UAE diplomats in Afghanistan, Pakistan said on Thursday that increasing foothold of terrorist organisations in the country is a growing concern for not just Pakistan but other countries in the region and beyond. Pakistan Foreign Ministry spokesman Nafees Zakaria […]

Ghana pledges support to India to fight terrorism

By Francis Kokutse Accra, Jan 20 : Ghana is prepared to join forces with India and all other stake-holders to fight terrorism and its associated violence around the globe, Foreign Minister-designate Shirley Ayorkor Botchway has said. Opening a two-day conference by Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) on ‘Indian-West Africa Partnership for Enhancing Security, Development […]

Sharif meets UN chief, stresses resolution of Kashmir issue

Davos, Jan 19 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum here and apprised him about the long-standing Kashmir issue with India. “Kashmir is an internationally recognised issue and for development every dispute, including that of Kashmir, should be resolved,” Prime […]

Afghan-US ties to further improve under Trump: Kabul

Kabul, Jan 19 : Afghanistan has strategic ties with the US and, under the new government, relations between Washington and Kabul will further improve, the Afghan chief presidential spokesman said on Thursday. “Afghanistan has strategic and firm relations with the US. We are confident that Afghanistan’s ties with the US will further strengthen under the […]

Israel to set up two centres of excellence in MP

Bhopal, Jan 19 : Israel will set up two industrial centres of excellence in Madhya Pradesh, Israel’s Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon said on Thursday. Carmon met Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and said the two sides could collaborate in the fields of agriculture, water conservation, irrigation etc. The Ambassador said his country was setting […]

Britain open to talent from India: Boris Johnson

Kolkata, Jan 19 : Visiting British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson on Thursday batted for a “living bridge” between India and Britain and asserted his country is open to talent from India. He said Britain is “trying to be as fluid” as possible. “What we want to see is continuity […]