Peeved at the breakthrough in the operationalisation of the Indo-US nuclear deal, Pakistan on Tuesday said the move for "political and economic expediencies" would have a "detrimental" impact on deterrence stability in South Asia.
US President Barack Obama arrives in India Sunday on a three-day state visit, which besides the symbolism of his being the first American president to be chief guest at the Republic Day parade is also likely to see "substantive outcomes" from talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on several issues, including defence, energy and trade.
The UN Security Council has condemned the recent escalation of attacks by the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram and expressed deep concern that its activities are undermining peace and stability in central and west Africa.
Failure of the UN Security Council to achieve the objective of a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestine conflict despite holding regular debates on the long-standing issue has brought into question its effectiveness, India's top envoy here said.
Paris: EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Tuesday`s vote at the UN Security Council on Palestinian statehood underlined the need for Israel and the Palestinians to urgently resume peace negotiations.