World looking at India with enthusiasm: PM Narendra Modi
World looking at India with enthusiasm: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who this week returned from a three-nation, 10-day tour, on Friday said that the world was looking at India with enthusiasm.

China`s Xi targets strategic ties in Pacific

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Fiji Friday on a whirlwind visit aimed at strengthening economic and strategic ties with Pacific island nations. 

Australia tackles Obama on his Great Barrier Reef fears
Australia tackles Obama on his Great Barrier Reef fears

Australia has sent US President Barack Obama the "facts" about the Great Barrier Reef after he voiced fears it would not be there for future generations, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Friday.

New Zealand a good friend: Chinese President


Wellington: Chinese President Xi Jinping met New Zealand Governor General Jerry Mateparae on Thursday and said the two countries were "good friends".

China`s Xi hails ever closer ties with Australia

President Xi Jinping on Wednesday hailed China`s warmest-ever relations with Australia after a successful state visit that his counterpart Tony Abbott called among "the most remarkable days of my life".

Narendra Modi -Tony Abbott: New era of friendship?

"Narendra and I." Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said this at a joint press conference with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi after a summit talks while stressing how the two countries were expanding their cooperation in various areas.

Successful India to provide vast opportunity for world: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said a successful India will provide a vast opportunity for the world and sought closer ties with Australia.

DNA: Narendra Modi emerges as the ultimate showman in politics

PM Narendra Modi's recent popularity in USA and Australia have earned him the title of the the ultimate showman in politics.The huge turnout and craze that awaits Modi on his foreign visits truly complement this fact.

PM Modi arrives in Canberra, summit talks with Abbott tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott for summit talks here tomorrow during which the two countries are expected to sign a series of pacts on social security, transfer of sentenced prisoners and combating narcotics trade.

Putin makes early exit from chilly G20 to dodge critics: Russian media
Putin makes early exit from chilly G20 to dodge critics: Russian media

 President Vladimir Putin`s icy reception at the G20 summit in Brisbane accentuated the gulf between Russia and the West over Ukraine, Russian media said Monday, saying he left early to dodge critics.

In G20 heat, scrumptious lunch, croc leather gifts to cool off

 As Brisbane residents got away from the searing heat and the G20 and cooled off at the beach on Brisbane`s South Bank, the leaders of the 20 nations gathered were treated to some scrumptious lunch by host Australia and each leader got a prized crocodile-leather crafted gift item to boot.

Ready to cooperate in all sectors, Saudi Arabian prince tells PM Modi

Describing India as "a very friendly country", Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Saudi Arabia is ready to cooperate with India on all aspects.

G20 backs PM Modi's pitch on black money repatriation

After making a strong pitch for economic reforms on the first day of G20 summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed on the importance of coordination between all nations to face challenges of black money, terrorism, drug trafficking and arms smuggling.

PM Modi unveils Gandhi statue in Brisbane, says Mahatma relevant today too
PM Modi unveils Gandhi statue in Brisbane, says Mahatma relevant today too

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday unveiled a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in this Australian city, saying that the Mahatma's legacy is still relevant today.

White House says appalled by murder of Peter Kassig, if confirmed

US intelligence is trying to ascertain the authenticity of a video purportedly showing the murder of US citizen Peter Kassig by the dreaded IS militant group, which if true is appalling, the White House on Sunday said.

China to host G20 summit in 2016

Asian powerhouse China will host world leaders for the G20 summit in 2016, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said today at the conclusion of two days of talks in Brisbane.

G20 leaders vow to fight corruption

G20 leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday vowed to implement an anti-corruption action plan as part of a drive against the use of shell companies and trusts to engage in tax evasion and money laundering.

Modi fever grips Sydney ahead of Indian diaspora event

The Indian diaspora in Australia will seek to recreate the Madison Square Garden magic when they will host Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Sydney on Monday in the country's largest indoor arena.

Ukraine crisis should not mar France-Russia ties: Hollande

French President Francois Hollande Sunday said the Ukraine crisis should not be an irritant in France`s ties with Russia.

Russia-West tensions soar as Vladimir Putin quits G20 summit

Vladimir Putin`s early exit from a G20 summit in Australia after an icy reception from world leaders may further stoke Russia-West tensions and lead to renewed fighting in Ukraine, analysts said.