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Amid Diplomatic Rift, Chinese Court Announces Death Sentence for Canadian Citizen

China-Canada diplomatic row worsens as Chinese court announces death sentence for Canadian detainee, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg

Soon after Canada arrested Huawei CFO, China revived an old case against a Canadian detainee. On Monday, a Chinese court announced death sentence for the detainee. The Canadian government is viewing the sentence as arbitrary, further deepening diplomatic tension China’s Dalian Intermediate People's Court sentenced Canadian citizen, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg to death for smuggling drugs on Monday. The Canadian Prime Minister,

Indian Foreign Minister Attended First Ever India-Central Asia Dialogue in Uzbekistan

Sushma Swaraj addressed the first-ever India-Central Asia Dialogue during her two-day visit to Uzbekistan

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj flew down to Uzbekistan for a two-day state visit to attend the first-ever India-Central Asia Dialogue. During her address at the meet, she encouraged Central Asian nations to participate in the Chabahar project India’s External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj addressed the first-ever India-Central Asia Dialogue during her two-day visit to Uzbekistan. She called on

Australia Looks at Strengthening Economic Connectivity with South Asia, Expanding Footprint in Indian Ocean Region

Foreign Minister of Australia, Marise Payne at Raisina Dialogue, New Delhi

  The Foreign Minister of Australia, Marise Payne has announced a project worth $25 million towards South Asian infrastructure projects. The Minister said the project is a step towards increasing its footprint in Indian Ocean Region while also giving fresh impetus to economic connectivity in South Asia Extending support to South Asia, Australia has pledged $25 million to enhance its economic cooperation

India, Afghanistan, Iran Work Towards Operationalisation of Chabahar Agreement

First trilateral meeting of the Follow-up Committee between India, Iran and Afghanistan was held in Chabahar, Iran on Monday

The Follow-up Committee for India, Afghanistan and Iran conducted its first meeting for the operationalisation of the Chabahar Agreement on Monday in the city of Chabahar, Iran The first meeting of the Follow-up Committee between India, Iran and Afghanistan was held on Monday in the port city of Chabahar in Iran. According to the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, the meeting

French President Reassures Complete Support for Fighting Extremism in Central Africa

French President, Emmanuel Macron visits French troops for a pre-Christmas meet in N'Djamena, Chad

During his two-day visit to Chad, French President, Emmanuel Macron confirmed that France will extend complete military support to Central Africa. The President was in the country to pay a  pre-Christmas visit to the French troops French President, Emmanuel Macron flew down to Chad for a two-day visit, scheduled for meeting the French military forces deployed in the country. This marked the

Qatar, Malaysia Strengthen Bilateral Ties

Malaysian Prime Minister and Qatari Foreign Minister hold a meeting aimed at enhancing bilateral cooperation

Qatari Foreign Minister, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met with the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr Mahathir Mohamad during a working visit in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur. The leaders aim to increase economic cooperation between the two nations   Qatar’s Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for a

Highest Mexican honour conferred on Indian businessperson

Mr. Rajju Shroff receiving the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle insignia from Ambassador Melba Pria

To mark the 208th anniversary celebrations of Mexican Independence, the Embassy of Mexico in India honored Mr. Rajnikant Devidas Shroff, Mexico’s honorary consul in Mumbai, with the “Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle”. The decoration of the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle (Orden Mexicana del Águila Azteca) is the highest distinction awarded by the Mexican government to foreigners in recognition

PM Modi visits Japan’s holiday home; two-day India-Japan summit to begin today

Indian PM Modi with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to Japan’s holiday home on Sunday. Japanese PM Shinzo Abe accorded the Indian PM a warm welcome into his holiday home that overlooks the legendary Mount Fuji and called Modi one of his most “dependable and valuable friends”. Recalling the history of India-Japan relations, Abe said he was “devoted to nurturing this friendship

Germany’s Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) Is Now The Country’s Second-largest Party, says Poll

What could be another in a list of troubles for the ruling Angela Merkel-led coalition, Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) is now the second-largest party in the country, according to a recent poll. The poll in question, an INSA opinion poll suggests that AfD, Germany’s largest opposition party will have 17% of the vote, over Merkel’s coalition partner, the Social Democrats. And

Brazil shuts border for Venezuelan refugees

In an attempt to escape the impact of Venezuelan political and economic crisis, a Brazilian judge has redirected authorities to shut the borders. The order seeks to keep the borders closed until the orderly procedures for immigration could be put in place. Federal Judge Helder Barreto, ordered the borders of northern Brazilian state of Roraima to be kept shut stating that the state

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