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Qatar's emir warns against military action in Gulf dispute

Qatar's emir has warned against any military confrontation over the ongoing diplomatic dispute between his country and four other Arab nations.

Oct 29, 2017, 12:13 PM IST

UN chief warns against military action on North Korea, calls for diplomacy

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday warned that military action to deal with North Korean nuclear and missile threats will be "too horrific to contemplate".

Aug 16, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

Use of force in North Korea would lead to bigger disasters: China

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned at the United Nations on Friday against military action to respond to the threat from North Korea's missile and nuclear programmes.

Apr 28, 2017, 21:06 PM IST
Military action against N. Korea an option: US SecretaryTillerson

Military action against N. Korea an option: US SecretaryTillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday warned Pyongyang that Washington would consider military action against North Korea if it was provoked.

Mar 17, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

Barack Obama expresses concern about Russia`s actions in Syria

Barack Obama expressed concern Thursday about Russia`s military action in support of the Syrian regime.

Aug 05, 2016, 02:59 AM IST

I won't shrink from military action against Iran if needed: Hillary Clinton

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton vowed on Wednesday not to shrink from military action against Iran if it tries to obtain atomic weapons and threatened to impose penalties on Tehran for even for small violations of its nuclear deal with world powers.

Sep 10, 2015, 01:17 AM IST

Turkey votes to extend military action mandate in Syria, Iraq

Turkey's parliament has voted to extend for another year a mandate that allows the military to combat Islamist jihadists and Kurdish militants in neighbouring Syria and Iraq, as the country battles its biggest ever security crisis.

Sep 04, 2015, 06:48 AM IST

EU approves military mission to tackle migrant smugglers: Sources

EU member states approved plans Friday to launch as early as next week the first phase of a military operation against people smugglers in the Mediterranean, sources said.

Jun 19, 2015, 20:43 PM IST

All options including military action open on Iran: Israel

Israeli Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz said Thursday that all options including military action were on the table in the face of the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran.

Apr 02, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

EU urges end to military action for peace in Libya

European Union's (EU) foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday that all military activities have to stop if a solution to the Libyan crisis has to be reached.

Mar 24, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

Turkish Parliament authorises military action in Syria, Iraq

Turkey`s parliament on Thursday gave the government the green light to deploy Turkish armed forces to combat Islamist jihadists in Syria and Iraq.

Oct 02, 2014, 23:44 PM IST

Islamic State threat requires military action: NATO chief

Western nations must take military action against Islamic State militants because they pose a global threat, not just because of the murder of Western hostages, NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Monday.

Sep 16, 2014, 01:48 AM IST

Cameron not ruling out Syria action: Official

British Prime Minister David Cameron is not ruling out military action against Islamic State militants in Syria, a spokesman said on Thursday, after Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Britain would not join any US air strikes in Syria.

Sep 12, 2014, 01:46 AM IST

Military action ''possible'' against IS : French president

 French President Francois Hollande Wednesday said his country has been considering a military operation "if necessary" to quell the Islamic State (IS) militants and recalled the need to seek a diplomatic alternative to secure the stability in the region.

Sep 04, 2014, 07:36 AM IST

Turkey`s top court rules YouTube ban violates rights

Turkey`s top court ruled on Thursday that a blanket ban on YouTube violated individual rights and freedoms, clearing the way for the popular video-sharing site to come back.

May 30, 2014, 06:24 AM IST

Russia`s Lavrov warns of "fratricidal war" in Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday accused the West of pushing Ukraine into a "fratricidal war" and repeated Moscow`s calls for an end to the interim Ukrainian government`s military action against pro-Russian separatists.

May 28, 2014, 19:39 PM IST

Boko Haram abductions: No military action planned for Nigeria, says US

The US has no plans yet to launch a military action in Nigeria, where Islamist extremist group Boko Haram recently abducted nearly 300 girls, and is only contemplating military assistance to help find them.

May 09, 2014, 08:59 AM IST

Russia assures US of no military action in eastern Ukraine

Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoygu has promised his US counterpart Chuck Hagel that Moscow will not take any military action in eastern Ukraine, the Pentagon has said.

Mar 21, 2014, 08:26 AM IST

Imran Khan opposes military action in NW Pakistan

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Saturday warned against any military operation in Pakistan?s North Waziristan region, saying it would exacerbate the problem of terrorism and militancy.

Dec 21, 2013, 19:20 PM IST

US set for military action if diplomacy fails on Syria: Obama

President Barack Obama said on Saturday he was willing to give a chance to diplomacy to help resolve the Syrian crisis, but warned the military option was still on the table.

Sep 14, 2013, 17:16 PM IST