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Germany, France Urge Russia To Continue Talks

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron urged President Vladimir Putin to continue with talks over the war in Ukraine. The Elysee confirmed the call in a statement, adding that EU leaders would be discussing the conflict in Ukraine at their summit in Versailles on Thursday evening. The conversation came after the foreign […]Read More

India appraises UN 1267 & 1988 teams on terror threats

A team of experts from the UN Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team, which monitors the Islamic State, Al-Qaida and the Taliban, called on Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and Deputy National Security Advisor Rajinder Khanna. They were briefed on India’s counter-terrorism priorities and concerns, particularly in the South Asia region. Discussions were also held […]Read More

Colombo Security Conclave Comes Out With Roadmap

The 5th NSA level meeting of the Colombo Security Conclave in the Maldives, saw a roadmap adopted with the focus on five key areas: Maritime Safety and Security, Countering Terrorism and Radicalisation, Combating Trafficking and Transnational Organised Crime, Cyber Security and Protection of Critical Infrastructure and Technology and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief. In this […]Read More

Ahead Of Quad FM Meet, China Lashes Out

China lashed out at the Quad meeting of foreign ministers scheduled in Australia on Friday, saying its members have a “Cold War mentality”. The foreign ministry in Beijing claimed the Quad was trying to trigger a confrontation with China and said it was trying to enforce U.S.-style democratic standards. India’s external affairs minister is in […]Read More