US will crush Iran through sanctions: Pompeo

Washington, May 21 : The US will aim to “crush” Iran with economic and military pressure by imposing the “strongest sanctions in history” unless it changes its behaviour in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday. Pompeo, unveiling the Trump administration’s new policy on Iran just weeks after President Donald Trump […]

Russia, India oppose bid to politicize OPCW’s work: Lavrov

Sochi (Russia), May 21 : Moscow and New Delhi will strongly oppose attempts to politicize the work of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday following talks between President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “There was a discussion about various areas of […]

Any peace overture from Pakistan is taken seriously: India

New Delhi, May 21 : India takes seriously any comment that calls for peace with it, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday, days after Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa favoured talks to resolve all disputes, including Kashmir, between the two countries. “Any comment on wanting peace will definitely be taken seriously,” Sitharaman […]

India, China discuss security, law enforcement cooperation

By Gaurav Sharma Beijing, May 21 : India and China on Monday discussed security and law enforcement cooperation as Deputy National Security Adviser Rajinder Khanna met Chinese Public Minister Zhao Kheji here. Khanna met Zhao on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Meeting of the National Security Council Secretaries in Beijing. “The two […]

Modi arrives in Russia

[Sochi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting the President of Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, at Sochi, Russia on Monday.( /PTI] Sochi (Russia), May 21 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Monday on a nine-hour visit during which he will hold an informal summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “All in 9 hours! […]

Informal summit takes India-Russia ties to new level: Modi

Sochi (Russia), May 21 : Stating that Russia has always been a true and fast friend of India, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that his informal summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin will take bilateral ties to a new level. “I am happy that today I got the opportunity to be a […]