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Tony Abbott, Australian Prime Minister

Australian PM to visit India for potential uranium deal

AUSTRALIA'S Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday (August 29) he will visit India next week, where he will reportedly sign an agreement allowing the export of uranium to the nuclear-armed South Asian nation. It will be Abbott's first trip to India since his election a year ago an

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28/08/2014
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif defiant amid protest crisis

PAKISTAN'S embattled prime minister said on Wednesday (August 27) he would not cave in to protests demanding his resignation, st ...

19/08/2014
The main gate of Pakistan High Commission office in New Delhi

India calls off diplomatic talks with Pakistan

INDIA called off on Monday (August 18) peace talks with Pakistan, giving a jolt to renewed diplomatic efforts between the two nuclea ...

14/08/2014
Imran Khan gestures at the rally

Pakistani cleric, opposition leader begin protest marches

THOUSANDS of anti-government protesters began to march on the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, on Thursday (August 14) from the eastern ...

02/08/2014
Kerry speaks with India's Prime minister Narendra Modi

Doubts surface about India's Modi after trade deal scuppered

INDIA'S Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to office with a reputation as a business-friendly leader ready to open up one of the ...

01/08/2014
Paddy growing near Ahmedabad

Nine reasons why India's WTO veto shocked the world

India's tough diplomacy blocked a landmark world trade treaty late on Thursday, despite last-ditch talks to rescue what would ha ...

01/08/2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry says goodbye to US envoy Kathleen in New Delhi

US says India refusal on WTO deal a wrong signal

US SECRETARY of State John Kerry told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (August 1) that India's refusal to sign a global tr ...

31/07/2014
Paddy cultivation in fields near Ahmedabad

Some WTO members discussing customs deal without India, say sources

A GROUP of World Trade Organization (WTO) members has informally discussed adopting a global overhaul of customs rules without India ...

26/07/2014
Michael Froman, US representative in WTO

US sees world trade deal at risk over customs disaccord

THE World Trade Organisation is facing a “crisis” because of disagreement - most notably with India - over improved cust ...

09/07/2014
Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji (third left) leads the ritual

Thousands join spiritual leader for Ganga Aarti ritual at Berlin Yoga Festival

OVER 5,000 people joined Indian spiritual leader His Holiness Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, who led a ritual on the banks of th ...

30/06/2014
France's foreign minister Fabius and India's foreign minister Sushma Swaraj

France first in New Delhi as West courts Modi

FRANCE on Monday (June 30) became the first Western power to hold talks in India with the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...