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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 customs procedures, the United States said on Friday (July 25). “We are deeply disappointed that backsliding on Trade Facilitation has brought the WTO to the

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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 ...

28/06/2014
Wang Yi, Japan's envoy with India's Prime minister Narendra Modi

Partnership with Japan is high priority, says Modi

INDIAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (June 27) said the strategic and global partnership with Japan is a high priority for ...

26/06/2014
Vaccination campaign in Bannu, Pakistan

Polio epidemic fears in Pakistan

Medics are gearing up to vaccinate scores of children against polio in Pakistan after thousands of locals fled a tribal region where ...

19/06/2014
India's Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj

Abducted Indian workers in Iraq 'promised freedom'

SEVERAL families of 40 Indian construction workers abducted in strife-torn northern Iraq say they have spoken with the men, whose ca ...

12/06/2014
Pakistan's former president and retired army general Musharraf

Court allows ex-president Musharraf to leave Pakistan

A COURT in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi on Thursday (June 12) ordered the government to lift a travel ban on former milit ...

08/06/2014
Airport under attack: Two blasts were heard at the Karachi airport

Toll rises to 12 in Karachi airport attack

HEAVILY armed militants attacked Pakistan's busiest airport in the southern city of Karachi tonight (June 8), killing at least s ...

08/06/2014
Under siege: A file photograph of Karachi airport

Five dead in Karachi airport attack

GUNMEN attacked one of Pakistan's biggest airports in Karachi this evening (June 8), killing at least five people, police said. ...

22/05/2014
Nigel Farage's UKIP has rocked British politics

Voters head to polls for European and local elections

Voters will be heading to the polls today in the European and local council elections in England and Northern  Ireland. ...

03/05/2014
Traders sort out mangoes at the Gaddianaram fruit market in Hyderabad

India threatens WTO action over EU mango ban

INDIA on Friday (May 2) threatened to drag the European Union to the World Trade Organization over its ban on mango imports. &nb ...