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US envoy backs fresh ceasefire in east Ukraine

US envoy backs fresh ceasefire in east Ukraine

"I know it`s very high on the agenda in the Normandy process which is to have a ceasefire for the back-to-school season," said Kurt Volker, referring to the talks involving France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine.

Aug 22, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
China appoints new envoy for North Korea issue

China appoints new envoy for North Korea issue

Kong Xuanyou, 58, is an ethnic Korean from the northeastern Chinese province of Heilongjiang, who has overall responsibility for Asian affairs at the foreign ministry, according to his resume. 

 

Aug 14, 2017, 17:37 PM IST

Islamabad's ties with China will not impact partnership with Washington: Pak envoy

Pakistan's Ambassador in the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said that Islamabad's historic ties with China and its efforts to forge close ties with Russia will not have an adverse effect on its traditional partnership with the United States.

Mar 26, 2017, 14:57 PM IST
India, Pakistan summon each other's envoys again

India, Pakistan summon each other's envoys again

Continuing the blame game, India and Pakistan today summoned Deputy High Commissioners of each other to express concern over ceasefire violations even as India protested the manner in which the information of eight of its officials in Islamabad was made public, thereby, endangering their security and safety.

Nov 09, 2016, 18:39 PM IST

Chinese envoy stresses zero-tolerance against sexual abuse

Zero-tolerance policy must be maintained against sexual exploitation by UN peacekeepers, a Chinese envoy to the United Nations (UN) has said.

Sep 08, 2016, 13:43 PM IST

India downplays US ambassador's remarks advocating free speech in universities

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Feb 27, 2016, 18:16 PM IST

Syrian envoy lauds Modi for not differentiating between good, bad terror

Syrian envoy Riad Abbas on Saturday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his stand that terrorism cannot be classified into good or bad, even as his country battles the Islamic State terror group's growing footprint that has killed thousands of people and displaced hundreds of thousands.

Sep 19, 2015, 20:55 PM IST

US names new Syria envoy

 The United States named a new special envoy to Syria on Monday, the third since the war began four years ago, as Washington seeks a political solution to the conflict.

Jul 28, 2015, 07:23 AM IST

UN envoy Bernardino Leon eyes preliminary Libya deal Thursday

UN envoy Bernardino Leon said Monday he hoped Libya`s rival parliaments would endorse his proposals for a unity government later this week after they failed to do so at the weekend.

Jun 29, 2015, 16:55 PM IST

UN envoy eyes preliminary Libya deal Thursday

UN envoy Bernardino Leon said Monday he hoped Libya`s rival parliaments would endorse his proposals for a unity government later this week after they failed to do so at the weekend.

Jun 29, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

Libyan tribes fight over post of envoy to Egypt

 The internationally recognised Libyan government in Tobruk was forced to close the foreign affairs ministry headquarters after two tribes from the same clan exchanged gunfire in a dispute over who would be named ambassador to Egypt.

Jun 04, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Lanka to soon name new envoy to India

 Sri Lanka has recalled all non-career diplomats serving as heads of missions abroad who had held their posts before January except the High Commissioner to India with a new envoy to be named shortly.

May 28, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

Saudi envoy to US replaces Saud al-Faisal as FM: Royal decree

Saudi Arabia`s envoy to the United States Adel al-Jubeir was appointed foreign minister on Wednesday, replacing the kingdom`s long-serving Prince Saud al-Faisal, according to a royal decree.

Apr 29, 2015, 08:42 AM IST

UN envoy to Syria this month to pursue freeze start date

The UN special envoy to Syria will travel to Damascus this month to pursue a start date for a proposed six-week suspension of government airstrikes and artillery shelling in the city of Aleppo, a new report says.

Feb 21, 2015, 05:52 AM IST

US envoy to Africa`s Great Lakes stepping down

The US special envoy to Africa`s Great Lakes region, Russ Feingold, is stepping down next month amid speculation the former senator may seek to regain his seat in the Senate.

Feb 21, 2015, 03:50 AM IST

Foreign militants a growing danger on home soil: US envoy

The danger of foreign fighters and self-radicalised individuals who support Islamic State (IS) mounting attacks in their home countries is growing even as the fight against the militants makes progress, a US official said on Wednesday.

Feb 11, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Obama passes law to appoint special envoy in Asia

US President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill which calls for appointing a special envoy near East and South Central Asia to promote freedom of religious minorities.

Aug 09, 2014, 13:44 PM IST

Israel deserves Nobel Prize for `restraint`: Israeli envoy

Israeli soldiers should be given the Nobel Peace Prize for the "unimaginable restraint" they are showing in fighting Hamas, Israel`s ambassador to the US has said, backing his country`s right to self-defence.

Jul 23, 2014, 05:25 AM IST

US Mideast envoy quits after attempt at peace deal

US special Mideast envoy Martin Indyk is resigning after nearly a year of unsuccessful efforts to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

Jun 27, 2014, 20:17 PM IST

UN envoy Brown vows new school for kidnapped Nigerian girls

UN education envoy Gordon Brown has pledged that a school from where more than 200 girls were kidnapped by Islamist militants will be rebuilt, as he visited Nigeria for talks on boosting security. Britain`s former prime minister met President Goodluck Jonathan and Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as part of his "Safe School Initiative" unveiled in May, which aims to help hundreds of schools hit by the Boko Haram insurgency.

Jun 18, 2014, 04:16 AM IST