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Nobody from J&K headed to West Asia to join ISIS: Omar

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 22:17

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said no one from the state has gone to West Asia to join the jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Indian monsoon strengthened by dust kicked up in Asia

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 12:27

A new analysis of data from satellite has revealed a link between dust in North Africa and West Asia and stronger monsoons in India.

Govt voices concern over security of Indians in West Asia

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 20:27

Expressing concern over the security of Indians working in West Asia region, the government on Wednesday said long-standing conflicts there cannot be ignored as India has a "natural" interest in peace in that region.

India involved in discussions on W Asia: E Ahamed

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 07, 2011, 18:07

India on Wednesday sought to dispel the notion that it was not adequately represented at discussions on West Asia in the international fora.

Iran trying to influence uprisings in West Asia

Last Updated: Thursday, March 03, 2011, 13:04

The US on Thursday accused Iran of trying to "influence" a series of uprisings in the West Asia through its "proxies" like Hezbollah and Hamas, as it said that Tehran is involved with the opposition movements in Bahrain and Yemen.

Replication of W Asia-type unrest not possible in India: PM

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 17:49

The situation in West Asia and recent violent incidents in Egypt are a matter of concern for India but replication of such events is not possible in any part of the country, PM Manmohan Singh said.

Ansari favours `Look West` policy focusing on Gulf region

Last Updated: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 15:16

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday said India should `Look West` focusing on the Gulf countries as such a policy will help it in safeguarding and promoting its interests there.

`South, West Asia most likely to be 1st point of nuke war`

Last Updated: Thursday, April 22, 2010, 15:38

A former US non-proliferation official has warned that South Asia and the Middle East are most likely to be the first point of a future nuclear attack.

India for a detailed solution to West-Asia conflict: Tharoor

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 02, 2009, 19:37

India on Wednesday said it was in the interest of the global community to reach a "just, comprehensive and negotiated" solution to the West-Asian conflict.

Obama, King Abdullah of Jordan discuss West Asia

Last Updated: Friday, August 21, 2009, 09:44

US President Barack Obama telephoned King Abdullah of Jordan to discuss efforts towards advancing peace process in West Asia, the White House said on Thursday.