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UN Security Council to meet on Friday on US strikes in Syria: Diplomats

The United Nations Security Council will meet at 1130 EDT (1530 GMT) on Friday to discuss Thursday`s U.S. cruise missile strikes on Syria, diplomats said. 

'Foreign spies' can no longer enter Pakistan as diplomats: Minister

Pakistan has tightened its visa regime to prevent the entry of foreign intelligence agents as diplomats and make sure that the country is not being used as a 'Banana Republic', the Interior Minister said today.

Demonetisation: Govt asks FinMin to direct banks allowing diplomats money withdrawal on priority basis

Demonetisation: Govt asks FinMin to direct banks allowing diplomats money withdrawal on priority basis

Taking note of foreign missions in India facing difficulties in withdrawing adequate money post demonetisation, the Finance Ministry has been asked to direct banks to allow diplomats to withdraw money on a priority basis.

Moscow slams growing US 'pressure' on its diplomats

 Russia`s foreign ministry on Tuesday blasted what it termed "pressure" on its US-based diplomats by US intelligence, which it accused of increasingly numerous "recruitment attempts" on Moscow`s diplomatic staff.

Pakistan dismissive of India's decision to withdraw diplomats' kids

Pakistan dismissive of India's decision to withdraw diplomats' kids

Pakistan was on Monday dismissive of India's move to withdraw children of diplomats and High Commission officials from schools in the country, describing it as an 'informal, internal, administrative' arrangement.

Don't derail ties with India with controversial statements on Kashmir, Pak daily urges Islamabad

Don't derail ties with India with controversial statements on Kashmir, Pak daily urges Islamabad

Pakistan was on Monday urged by a leading newspaper not to sour its already precarious relationship with India by making controversial statements on Kashmir.

India, Afghanistan ink pact for visa-free travel by diplomats

The minister also assured Abdullah of government's help in facilitating participation of a strong Afghan contingent in the 12th SAF games to be held in Guwahati and Shillong.

Yemen rescinds expulsion of UN rights official: diplomats

Yemen told the United Nations that it has rescinded its decision to expel the leading UN rights official in the country.