US must continue updating Cuba policies: Obama

President Barack Obama says the US must continue updating its policies toward Cuba.

Island dipute: China cancels events marking ties with Japan

China has cancelled events planned to celebrate 40 years of diplomatic relations with Japan amid an escalating territorial dispute.

Russian downgrades ties with Qatar

Russia is demanding an apology from the
government of Qatar for an attack on three Russian diplomats.

India-Germany to celebrate 60th yrs of diplomatic relations

India and Germany will mark 60
years of diplomatic relations between them by hosting
year-long programmes in their respective countries in 2012,
President Pratibha Patil said on Tuesday.

Russia, Vatican establish diplomatic relations

Russia and the Vatican have agreed to establish full diplomatic relations, ending long-standing tensions, the Kremlin announced after President Dmitry Medvedev met Pope Benedict XVI.