Russian FM, UN special envoy call for intra-Syrian talks

Moscow, Nov 25 : Progress has been made in achieving a political settlement in Syria and it is urgent to advance the process of intra-Syrian negotiation, representatives of Russia and the United Nations said on Friday. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov exchanged views with visiting UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura about the […]

India condemns Egypt terror attack

New Delhi, Nov 25 : India on Friday strongly condemned the terror attack at a mosque in Egypt that claimed at least 270 lives. “Government of India strongly condemns the heinous act of terrorism that has claimed innocent lives in Bir-al-Abed, North Sinai in Egypt today,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. “In this […]

Trump stresses need to defeat terrorists militarily after Egypt attack

Miami, Nov 25 : The President of the US denounced on Friday’s attack on a Sufi mosque in Egypt that killed around 270 people and left 90 others wounded and reiterated his stance that terrorists must be defeated militarily. In a message on his Twitter account, Donald Trump decried the “horrible and cowardly terrorist attack […]

India, Finland review bilateral ties

New Delhi, Nov 25 : Cooperation in the areas of trade and investment, renewable energy and science and technology were among the issues that came up for discussion when External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Finnish counterpart Timo Soini met here on Friday. “The two Ministers held discussions on various aspects of bilateral ties […]

US demands Pakistan arrest LeT leader Hafiz Saeed

By Arul Louis New York, Nov 24 : The US on Friday demanded that Pakistan arrest Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leader Hafiz Saeed, who carries a $10 million US bounty, and charge him for his crimes. The State Department said in a statement that the US is “deeply concerned” about the release of Saeed, who heads “a […]

Saeed vows to fight for Kashmir after release

Lahore, Nov 24 : Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed on Friday vowed to continue the “jihad” for Jammu and Kashmir’s “independence”, shortly after the man accused of plotting the 2008 Mumbai massacre was released after 10 months of house arrest. Speaking to his supporters at Lahore’s Jamia Masjid Al Qadsia, the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) leader spewed […]