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Kremlin hopes for rapport with United States, warns about differences

Kremlin hopes for rapport with United States, warns about differences

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President Donald Trump's administration in comments broadcast today, but warned that differences will remain.

India seeks NSG membership on basis of non-proliferation record, not as 'gift': MEA to China

India seeks NSG membership on basis of non-proliferation record, not as 'gift': MEA to China

China had said on January 16 that admission of non-NPT signatories in NSG could not be a "farewell gift" for countries to give to each other.

India-United States ties on solid upper trajectory: Envoy India Richard Verma

India-United States ties on solid upper trajectory: Envoy India Richard Verma

India-US ties are on a solid upper trajectory and the incoming Donald Trump administration will find the relationship on a very solid footing, departing US Ambassador to India Richard Verma has said.

Russia, Turkey stage first joint air strikes against Islamic State in Syria

Russia and Turkey on Wednesday staged their first joint air strikes against the Islamic State jihadist group in Syria, the Russian defence ministry said.

Relationship with Pakistan extraordinarily complicated: United States

Relationship with Pakistan extraordinarily complicated: United States

Describing the US' ties with Pakistan as "extraordinarily complicated", the Obama administration today hoped that the incoming Trump government would deepen its security and counter-terrorism cooperation with Islamabad to make America a safer place.

China urges United States to bar Taiwan delegation from Donald Trump inauguration

China urges United States to bar Taiwan delegation from Donald Trump inauguration

The United States should not allow a delegation from Taiwan to attend U.S. President-elect Donald Trump`s inauguration, China`s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, raising a new bone of contention in Beijing`s relations with the incoming government.

Ex-United States President George HW Bush admitted to hospital

Former US President George HW Bush has been admitted to a hospital here, where the 92-year- old leader is responding to treatment, his top aide said on Wednesday.

Iran 'hostile' to US involvement in Syria talks

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that his government opposed the United States joining Syrian peace talks to be held in Kazakhstan next week, local media reported.

Thousands converge in Washington to attend Trump inauguration

Thousands converge in Washington to attend Trump inauguration

Thousands of people including many Indian-Americans are converging here to attend US President-elect Donald Trump's swearing-in ceremony themed 'Make America Great Again', the slogan which propelled the real-estate tycoon to victory after the gruelling poll campaign.

Russia says ready to talk to Trump about nuclear arms, Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Moscow was ready to talk to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump`s new administration about nuclear weapons and Syria, saying the two countries could together solve many of the world`s problems.

World needs India's leadership in countering terror: US

World needs India's leadership in countering terror: US

The Obama administration has recently delivered a "very tough" message to Pakistan asking it to dismantle safe havens of Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e- Mohammed and Haqqani network operating from its soil, outgoing US envoy to New Delhi Richard Verma said today.

Donald Trump cannot unilaterally cancel nuclear deal: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Donald Trump cannot unilaterally cancel nuclear deal: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday US President-elect Trump cannot unilaterally cancel the nuclear deal Tehran signed with world powers including Washington and that talk of renegotiating it was "meaningless".

Allegations of Russian cyber attacks fabricated: Lavrov

Allegations of Russian cyber attacks fabricated: Lavrov

Allegations of Russian cyber attacks are fabricated, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday.

Germany says NATO concerned about Donald Trump 'obsolete' remark

Germany`s Foreign Minister said on Monday that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump`s comments that NATO was obsolete had aroused concern across the 28-member alliance.

China's NSG stand is neither fair nor transparent, says Defence Expert

China's NSG stand is neither fair nor transparent, says Defence Expert

Defence Expert Major General (Retired) P.K. Sehgal on Tuesday said that China`s treatment is neither fair nor transparent with regard to the stand taken by it over the assent for the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership , adding that former`s gesture is not friendly.

Oman says receives 10 detainees released from Guantanamo

Oman announced on Monday that it had taken in 10 prisoners released by the United States from its Guantanamo Bay military prison, part of a push by outgoing President Barack Obama to shrink the inmate population before leaving office.

Donald Trump was a 'change candidate', don't underestimate him: President Barack Obama

Donald Trump was a 'change candidate', don't underestimate him: President Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama has said Donald Trump was a "change candidate" and cautioned people against underestimating the President-elect, even as he acknowledged that it has been an "unusual" transition.

CIA director warns Donald Trump to watch what he says, cautions to be careful on Russia

CIA Director John Brennan on Sunday offered a stern parting message for Donald Trump days before the Republican U.S. president-elect takes office, cautioning him against loosening sanctions on Russia and warning him to watch what he says.

Donald Trump says other countries will leave European Union after Brexit: London Times

Donald Trump says other countries will leave European Union after Brexit: London Times

US President-elect Donald Trump believes other countries will leave the European Union after Britain`s decision to quit the bloc, throwing his support behind Brexit in an interview with The Times published on Sunday.

Russia says facing increased cyber attacks from abroad

Russia says facing increased cyber attacks from abroad

Russia is facing increased cyber attacks from abroad, a senior security official was quoted on Sunday as saying, responding to Western accusations that Moscow is aggressively targeting information networks in the United States and Europe.