The United States sought on Thursday to rebuild rocky ties with India, while stressing it would tackle differences "head on" in pursuit of its drive to quintuple bilateral trade in a decade.
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The Obama administration is seeking to deploy the vast new supply of natural gas in the United States as a weapon to undercut the influence of President Vladimir V. Putin.
The State Department revealed Wednesday that even as the Obama administration was engaging in direct and very high-stakes nuclear negotiations with Iran, U.S. officials for months have been secretly collaborating with Israeli intelligence to track an illicit Iranian weapons shipment bound for Palestine.
Memorial events for Hugo Chávez served as a distraction from weeks of antigovernment protests and demonstrations against Venezuela’s deeply ingrained problems.
Chinese state-run media backed the country's military spending Thursday, after the government announced a 12.2 per cent increase in its defence budget for 2014.
The friendly-fire incident is considered one of the worst in the current war’s 12-year history.
A corruption inquiry appears to be tightening around Zhou Yongkang, but you have to read between the Chinese lines to know it.
Reports of Qayum Karzai’s expected withdrawal follow what officials have described as months of behind-the-scenes pressure from President Hamid Karzai.
A partnership to develop an Iranian port could help both countries enhance their geopolitical reach.
This time the gun shots that killed five were not the start of a coup, but a dispute over pay.
Saadi el-Qaddafi faces accusations of participating in the corruption and abuses of his father’s 40 years in power.
The local government of Ukraine's breakaway territory of Crimea said it will hold a regionwide referendum on whether to formally secede from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.
Secretary Kerry said the intensive talks in Paris produced a commitment from all sides to resolve the Ukraine crisis through dialogue. 'I'd rather be where we are today than yesterday,' he said.
When the crisis in Ukraine moved into the august chambers of the Security Council last week, it was virtually dead on arrival.
Tatars in Ukraine's Crimea region, where Russian troops have moved in, fear a rise in Russian nationalism as they recall occupation and deportation at the hands of Hitler and Stalin.
Macedonia's parliamentary speaker on Thursday scheduled an early national election for April 27, a day after lawmakers in the multi-ethnic coalition dissolved parliament after failing to agree on a candidate for president.
After three years of grinding conflict, the destruction of whole city districts and an exodus of refugees all triggered by an uprising against his rule, Bashar al-Assad is quietly preparing to be re-elected.
The U.S. has reacted to Syria's accelerated removal of its dangerous chemicals with pronounced skepticism, urging international watchdogs to keep up their pressure on Damascus.
When Republicans slam President Obama for Ukraine’s crisis and demand that something be done, it’s childish and dangerous.
Nothing about U.S. relations with Cuba is simple. But a recent Atlantic Council poll examined none of the nuances.
Growing up hungry in rural China in the 1970s.
What the controversy around my book says about modern India.
Trade, investment and a strategic Indian Ocean location bring the two countries closer together.
A new grouping adds another dimension to the upcoming vote.
The crisis in Ukraine illustrates the limited institutional mechanisms available for dealing with regional conflicts, which matters greatly for Asia.
What the American withdrawal means for the price of parsley.
It is said that after Napoleon committed a particularly shocking and amoral blunder, Foreign Minister Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord remarked that "it was worse than a crime, it was a mistake."
On Sunday, Russian troops invaded Crimea, an autonomous republic of Ukraine in which 15,000 sailors of the Russian Black Sea Fleet are stationed.
Russia’s response to the Ukrainian crisis and the Olympic Games in Sochi are essentially rooted in the same impetus: Putin’s geopolitical ambitions.
Air-dropping himself into Kiev Tuesday, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the Russian seizure of Crimea is "not 21st-century, G-8, major-nation behavior." He said Mr. Putin should allow "international observers" to enter Crimea.
Even as we condemn the introduction of Russian troops in Crimea, we have to remember that the Cold War is over—and both sides must act that way.
What is new in the Gulf dispute with Qatar this time around is the collective punishment applied by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain when they decided to withdraw their ambassadors from Doha. The drama with Qatar is long-winded and has been ongoing for about 20 years now.
The Zionism of the 21st century must be open and liberal, as it was in the days of David Ben-Gurion, Abba Eban, Abba Hillel Silver and Stephen Wise.
What will happen to Arab-Israelis if Palestinians concede that the Israeli state is a Jewish one?
The Friends of Libya Conference scheduled to be held in Rome on March 6 will be attended by more than 30 countries, including the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council.
Cuba accepted a proposal by the European Union to open negotiations on a new political accord, saying Thursday it was willing to discuss human rights as part of discussions that would end what it considers a one-sided relationship with Europe.
Johnny Araya, the presidential candidate of Costa Rica’s governing centrist PLN party, announced Wednesday that he is withdrawing from the race just a month before the April 6 runoff.
Hundreds of Mexican police, soldiers and government inspectors raided 11 iron ore yards at one of the country's largest seaports, following revelations that drug cartels had been exporting ore to China.
India today sought deeper engagement with the 10-nation ASEAN on maritime security to deal with challenges of terrorism and piracy, saying such partnership would help maintain peace and stability in the region.
The USS Truxtun, a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer, is heading to the Black Sea for what the U.S. military on March 6 described as a "routine" deployment that was scheduled well before the crisis in Ukraine.
Russia is planning to launch another Glonass-M navigation satellite into orbit on March 24, the Defense Ministry said Wednesday.
Qatar will not bow to demands from three Gulf states to alter its foreign policy, sources close to its government said, suggesting Doha is unlikely to abandon support for Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and Syrian Islamists.
Iran will soon receive a second installment of previously frozen assets which are being returned to it under an interim nuclear agreement with world powers, the official IRNA news agency quoted its central bank chief as saying.
Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has lifted a state of emergency in force since the 2011 uprising that triggered the Arab Spring, his office said Thursday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to meet with Indonesia President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Foreign Minister Raden Mohammad Marty Muliana Natalegawa in Jakarta on Thursday.
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