Need of a global treaty to fight terrorism: Experts

 In a changed atmosphere wherein non-state actors pose greater threat to the mankind than ever in the past, there is need of a common global treaty instead of more than a dozen existing ones to fight terrorism, international experts have said.

US rejects calls for treaty eliminating nukes

The US representative at a major conference on nuclear weapons rejected calls on Tuesday for a treaty immediately eliminating them, saying Washington prefers a "step-by-step" approach.

Sino-Indian movie co-production treaty to be inked tomorrow

 

Panaji: India and China will sign a movie co-production treaty in film production tomorrow, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

Jordan publishes treaty on cleric Qatada`s deportation

The treaty between Britain and Jordan which will pave the way for radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada to be deported from the UK has been officially published in Jordan.

`Japan eyes global nuclear compensation treaty`

Japan is aware that it could be hit with huge damage claims over the Fukushima crisis.

US arms treaty passes latest hurdle in Russia

Russia`s State Duma lower house
of parliament passed in a second and penultimate reading
the ratification bill for a landmark nuclear disarmament pact
with the United States.

India-Myanmar ratify Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty

India and Myanmar have ratified the Mutual
Legal Assistance Treaty on criminal matters.

India violating treaty on sharing river water: Pak

Pakistan on Thursday said India had
been violating a treaty on the sharing of river waters and
that it had "strong reservations" over two hydropower projects
being built in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pak issues fresh threat to move WB over Kishenganga project

Pakistan has issued a freshthreat to move the World Bank for arbitration over Kishengangapower project in Jammu and Kashmir, which it alleges violatesthe 1960 Indus Water Treaty.

Procedure battles dominate future of UN climate talks

Efforts to revive UN climate talks
after last December`s Copenhagen Summit wrangled Saturday over
how to whip the arduous negotiation process towards a
post-2012 global treaty.

Nuclear arms reduction treaty makes world safer: US lawmakers

The new historic nuclear arms
reduction treaty signed on Thursday by President Barack Obama and
his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev in Prague makes the
world safer, the US lawmakers said.

Left, BJP for ratification of imp treaties by Parliament

The Left parties, which had
sought ratification of the Indo-US nuclear deal by Parliament
two years ago, today pressed for such a provision for
international treaties of national importance.

Official: Climate change treaty unlikely this year

Industrialized and developing countries
are not likely to reach a treaty this year on cutting
greenhouse gas emissions, which have sparked fears of
weather-related disasters, the UN climate chief said Thursday.

India, B’desh working on Extradition Treaty: Hasina

After signing three pacts to combat terrorism and organised crime, India and Bangladesh are working on an Extradition Treaty, PM Sheikh Hasina has said.

Japan hopes India will sign nuclear test ban treaty

Japan Tuesday expressed the hope that India would sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) but kept the door open for civil nuclear cooperation, saying it will be an important agenda for the future.

Cambodia, Vietnam sign treaty to free up Mekong navigation

Cambodia and Vietnam signed a
treaty that will allow freedom of navigation on Mekong
waterways between the two countries and increase access to the
river system for foreign vessels.

US not expecting weapons treaty with Russia this week

Noting that there is progress in the negotiations between the US and Russia on Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty(START), the White House today said the
agreement is unlikely to be signed this week.

India, Bangladesh finalise prisoner exchange treaty

India and Bangladesh on Wednesday finalised drafts of three key treaties, including transfer of sentenced persons, which will be signed when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrives here later this month.

Iran could leave nuclear treaty: Iranian lawmaker

Iran`s parliament may consider
withdrawing the country from the Nuclear Nonproliferation
Treaty in response to a resolution by the UN nuclear watchdog.

US will not join treaty banning landmines

President Barack Obama has no plans to join a global treaty banning landmines because a policy review found the United States could not meet its security commitments without them, the State Department said on Tuesday.