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Barack Obama `not ready to concede` Gitmo will stay open

With months left in office, US President Barack Obama said on Thursday he was not ready to give up on an eight-year-old promise to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

PM Narendra Modi, Barack Obama vow to deepen strategic ties, nuclear cooperation

PM Narendra Modi, Barack Obama vow to deepen strategic ties, nuclear cooperation

This was the eighth meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama in two years.

 

South China Sea ruling `binding`, warns Obama

South China Sea ruling `binding`, warns Obama

US President Barack Obama warned Thursday an international tribunal`s ruling that China`s sweeping claims to the South China Sea had no legal basis was "binding", after Beijing vowed to ignore the verdict.

Laos supports India's permanent seat in UNSC

The India-Asean Summit on Thursday will be attended by leaders of 10 southeast Asian nations​.

Barack Obama, Rodrigo Duterte shake hands and chat after rift over insult

Barack Obama, Rodrigo Duterte shake hands and chat after rift over insult

US President Barack Obama and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte were due to hold talks on Tuesday but the White House cancelled the meeting.

ASEAN Summit: PM Narendra Modi takes swipe at Pakistan, says 'export of terror a threat to our societies'

ASEAN Summit: PM Narendra Modi takes swipe at Pakistan, says 'export of terror a threat to our societies'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asserted that Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is central to India's 'Act East' Policy.

Obama regrets 'biggest bombing in history' in Laos

US President Barack Obama on a visit to Laos, a first for any sitting US President, said he believed the "US has a moral obligation to help the country heal".

PM Modi, Barack Obama to hold bilateral meeting in Laos on Thursday: White House

PM Modi, Barack Obama to hold bilateral meeting in Laos on Thursday: White House

United States  Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet on Wednesday on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit in Laos, announced the White House. 

Barack Obama meets survivor of US bombs in Laos

Barack Obama meets survivor of US bombs in Laos

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday met a survivor maimed by American bombs covertly dropped on Laos decades ago after pledging to help clean up a country he said was still living in the shadow of war.

PM Modi leaves for Laos to attend ASEAN-India summit

PM Modi leaves for Laos to attend ASEAN-India summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday departed for Vientiane, Laos, where he will attend the 14th India-Asean Summit and the 11th East Asia Summit.

US has elevated its ties with India across the board: Obama

Welcoming India's growing role in the Asia-Pacific region, the US has said it will continue to work with other countries in the region for "addressing political and security challenges."

Barack Obama doubles US funding to remove unexploded bombs in Laos

Barack Obama doubles US funding to remove unexploded bombs in Laos

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced doubling of the assistance to efforts to help remove millions of unexploded bombs and explosive ordnance (UXO) in Laos.

PM Modi concludes two-day visit to Vietnam: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accorded a ceremonial welcome in front of the majestic Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Saturday morning.

Barack Obama arrives in China for final visit as US President

Barack Obama arrives in China for final visit as US President

US President Barack Obama arrived in China on Saturday for his final visit as president, landing in the eastern city of Hangzhou where he will attend the G20 summit.

India, Vietnam sign 12 agreements

India and Vietnam on Saturday signed 12 agreements in a wide range of areas covering defence, IT, space, double taxation and sharing white shipping information, signalling a strong upward push in their strategic ties.

PM Narendra Modi accorded ceremonial welcome on arriving in Vietnam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accorded a ceremonial welcome in front of the majestic Presidential palace here on Saturday morning.

PM Modi to visit Vietnam today; attend G-20 meet in China

PM Modi to visit Vietnam today; attend G-20 meet in China

India's ONGC Videsh Limited is engaged in oil exploration projects in Vietnam for over three decades and there may be announcements about new projects in the sector .

Barack Obama makes final trip to China, Southeast Asia

Barack Obama makes final trip to China, Southeast Asia

The White House sees an opportunity to burnish Barack Obama`s legacy as America`s self-proclaimed "Pacific president".

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte says Southeast Asia will insist China respects sea ruling

An arbitration court in the Hague infuriated China in July when it ruled that China had no historical title over the South China Sea.

India seeks peaceful solutions to South China Sea disputes

India on Tuesday called for peaceful solutions to the disputes in the South China Sea as the safety of the shipping routes through these waters was crucial for stability in the region.