Tag: President Obama

US is keeping India engaged in strategic dialogue while helping Pakistan and Afghanistan to counter terrorism

Lalit Shastri US stand and diplomacy in the Asian subcontinent, especially when it comes to the Afghanistan policy and direct engagement in that country and open support to Pakistan has continuously been under attack by experts who are duly concerned about security and peace in this region. The lopsided, myopic and short-term gain oriented US

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Modi calls upon international community to unite against terrorism

Newsroom24x7 Desk New York : An update on the post UN talks between US President Barack Obama and Indian PM Narendra Modi generated by Ministry of External Affairs indicated the extra emphasis that both leaders have laid upon terrorism. PM Modi has said that terrorism is a global phenomenon from which no country can be immune.

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President Obama hosts Chinese President Xi Jinping and talks co-operation

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington D.C : American President Barrack Obama welcomed Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, to the White House for an official State Visit. This reciprocated President Obama’s State Visit to China in November 2014, making it the tenth state affair of the Obama Administration. The visit was an opportunity for

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Hillary is running for President

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: Hillary Clinton Sunday launched a video campaign on her website telling that she is in the race for president. In a signed statement she has declared “Everyday Americans need a champion. I want to be that champion.” Hillary’ story rolls out on her website http://www.hillaryclinton.com touching important milestones of her illustrious

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Lakhvi’s release from Pak jail: US expresses “grave concern” but is silent on timeline for action

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: On Pakistani High Court’s decision to free on bail Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind behind the 2008 attack in Bombay, The US has expressed grave concern. At his press briefing on Friday, US State Department’s Acting Deputy Spokesperson Jeff Rathke said: “We are gravely concerned about the release on bail of

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Netanyahu all set to lead new ruling coalition in Israel

Newsroom24x7 Desk New York: Benjamin Netanyahu, with his decisive victory in the just concluded general elections in Israel has proved the pollsters wrong. Political analysts and poll watchers had started projecting the possibility of a post-election scenario and there were speculations about a a new ruling coalition of smaller parties led by Zionist camp leader

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Denuclearization efforts are not restricted only to P5+1-plus-Iran negotiation: John Kerry with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris: US Secretary of State said here Saturday we are deeply involved in trying to denuclearize North Korea, and there are any number of other players in the world who might at some point think that they would be advantaged by proceeding down this road (negotiations for Iran Nuclear Deal) – the stakes

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David Saperstein is US Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: At a special function to mark David Saperstien’s swearing in as US Ambassador-at-Large on Friday, US Secretary of State John Kerry stated since the days of Thomas Jefferson, religious freedom has been at the absolute center of American values and an essential component of US foreign policy, and it is especially

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US department of Justice to appeal against Texas Judge order on immigration actions

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: The US Department of Justice has indicated that it will appeal the decision of a Texas judge which “wrongly prevents” lawful, commonsense policies to help fix our broken immigration system. A White House spokesperson today said that the US Supreme Court and Congress have made clear that the federal government can set priorities in enforcing the

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Civil Nuclear Agreement, Climate Change and Obama’s India visit

Lalit Shastri There were determined efforts from both sides and prolonged negotiations to make the India-US civilian nuclear agreement fully operational during President Obama’s India visit but the unwavering American stand on “flagging rights”, as reported by a section of the media,, has created a temporary stalemate on this issue on the eve of the

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