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Iran set to resume nuclear negotiations with world powers on 21 October
World

Iran set to resume nuclear negotiations with world powers on 21 October

The Vienna talks aimed at reviving the deal were suspended in June, when Iran elected ultraconservative Ebrahim Raisi as president

On bilateral ties with India and China, Nepal pulls a balancing act at UN
World

On bilateral ties with India and China, Nepal pulls a balancing act at UN

Addressing the General Debate of the UNGA's final day, Nepal's new Foreign Minister Narayan Khadka said that the country's worldview is shaped by its adherence to the principle of 'amity with all and enmity with none’.

Sanctions in the time of pandemic amounts to crimes against humanity, says Ebrahim Raisi
World

Sanctions in the time of pandemic amounts to crimes against humanity, says Ebrahim Raisi

The Iranian president in his maiden speech at the UN slammed the US saying the world no longer cares about "America First" or "America is Back"

British foreign secretary Liz Truss defends AUKUS, says pact shows UK's commitment to stability in Indo-Pacific
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British foreign secretary Liz Truss defends AUKUS, says pact shows UK's commitment to stability in Indo-Pacific

The comment comes in the wake of France's foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian accusing the country of "constant opportunism"

Kamala Harris accuses China of coercion and intimidation in SCS; Beijing hits back, says US foreign policy 'selfish'
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Kamala Harris accuses China of coercion and intimidation in SCS; Beijing hits back, says US foreign policy 'selfish'

The US vice president is on a weeklong trip in Southeast Asia to assure its allies of US dependability following the Afghanistan debacle

US blocks websites linked to Tehran shortly after vote to instal Ebrahim Raisi as Iran's new president
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US blocks websites linked to Tehran shortly after vote to instal Ebrahim Raisi as Iran's new president

Joe Biden has said that rejoining the Iran nuclear agreement is one of his top foreign policy priorities, although his aides have largely downplayed any certainty that a deal will be struck

Why is China calling for an investigation into Canada's human rights violations against Indigenous people?
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Why is China calling for an investigation into Canada's human rights violations against Indigenous people?

This call for a probe came from a group of countries that include Russia, Belarus, Iran, Venezuela, North Korea and Syria

History tells us Himalayas hold key to controlling Asia; India must continue to be wary of China
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History tells us Himalayas hold key to controlling Asia; India must continue to be wary of China

In future whatever happens inside Tibet may matter for the Indian security environment and also that of Asia as well.

Why Imran Khan continues to refrain from criticising China on Uighur situation in Xinjiang province
World

Why Imran Khan continues to refrain from criticising China on Uighur situation in Xinjiang province

In his Axios interview, Imran Khan said, "Our discussions with the Chinese will always be behind closed doors."

Vladimir Putin warns West of a Russian 'red line' that Joe Biden and others will regret crossing
World

Vladimir Putin warns West of a Russian 'red line' that Joe Biden and others will regret crossing

Putin delivered an annual address replete with threats against the West but, despite tensions with Ukraine, stopped short of announcing new military or foreign policy moves

Despite India-Pakistan 'engagement', Kashmiri separatist leaders still under lock and key
Politics

Despite India-Pakistan 'engagement', Kashmiri separatist leaders still under lock and key

Despite the talks, in Kashmir the curbs persist on separatist leaders, with some of them who are lodged in New Delhi's Tihar Jail even complaining of being denied medical attention

Joe Biden's Afghanistan pullout represents a victory for Pakistan; but at what cost?
World

Joe Biden's Afghanistan pullout represents a victory for Pakistan; but at what cost?

'It will be difficult, if not impossible, for Pakistan to control the Taliban and other militant groups in Afghanistan as the country spirals into a civil war'

No trade unless India reverses Article 370 abrogation, says Pakistan and shoots self in foot
India

No trade unless India reverses Article 370 abrogation, says Pakistan and shoots self in foot

For a while it seemed that amidst all the darkness and despair in the world in 2021, India-Pakistan relations had taken off on a positive note

PM Modi's visit shows India, Bangladesh are ready for transformative leap in bilateral ties despite some sticky challenges
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PM Modi's visit shows India, Bangladesh are ready for transformative leap in bilateral ties despite some sticky challenges

The trajectory of bilateral ties points towards a happy cohabitation of mutual trust and amalgamation of strategic and economic priorities. It is time to cash in.

On Japan visit, US secretaries of state and defence set combative tone for upcoming China talks
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On Japan visit, US secretaries of state and defence set combative tone for upcoming China talks

Before Antony Blinken and Lloyd Austin landed in Tokyo, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry urged the United States to 'stop interfering in China’s internal affairs'

India-Pakistan LoC ceasefire agreement is a landmark one... until the next violation, that is
India

India-Pakistan LoC ceasefire agreement is a landmark one... until the next violation, that is

There will certainly be grumbling that it's a very basic joint statement, that there have been so many of the sort in the past and that Pakistan is not to be trusted

The Quad is the only way forward for India, US, Australia and Japan in a China-wary world
India

The Quad is the only way forward for India, US, Australia and Japan in a China-wary world

The Quad’s stated objective of ‘free, open and prosperous’ Indo-Pacific Region lacks the compelling bite, deterrence and collectiveness of a NATO

Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin agree to extend US-Russia New START agreement
World

Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin agree to extend US-Russia New START agreement

The New START agreement, which limited the size of the US and Russia's strategic nuclear arsenals, expires on 5 February

US House votes to override Donald Trump's veto of $740 bn defense policy bill
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US House votes to override Donald Trump's veto of $740 bn defense policy bill

The override vote, which required a two-thirds supermajority, was 322 to 87, with a majority of Republicans joining most Democrats in breaking with the US president

India-Nepal dissonance could not come at worse time; New Delhi must seize opportunity to mend fences
India

India-Nepal dissonance could not come at worse time; New Delhi must seize opportunity to mend fences

To assume that the current communist government of Nepal is intrinsically wed to the Chinese CCP, is puerile fallacy