Tag Archives: Diplomacy

  • China’s Xi ends Myanmar visit with flurry of agreements

    Chinese President Xi Jinping ended a two-day state visit to Myanmar on Saturday after attending the signing of a raft of agreements buttressing bilateral relations and advancing Beijing's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative. ...

  • US President Trump considering visit to India next month

    US President Donald Trump is considering visiting India next month, for what would be his first visit to the world’s largest democracy since he took office three years ago, sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday. ...

  • US won’t grant Iran foreign minister visa for UN visit

    The US won't issue Iran's foreign minister a visa to travel to the United Nations later this week, contending there was not enough time to process the request. ...

  • China’s Xi to meet Japan, South Korea leaders as North Korea tensions rise

    The leaders of Japan and South Korea will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday, amid heightened concern North Korea may be about to return to confrontation with Washington. ...

  • Nepal cries foul over new India map

    Nepal on Wednesday objected to a new map released by India that places the disputed area of Kalapani within Delhi's borders, saying it was "clear" the territory belonged to Kathmandu. ...

  • Top US diplomat meets with the Dalai Lama

    US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, Samuel Brownback, called on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at his residence in McLeod Ganj in northern India. ...

  • China’s increased influence in Nepal led to ban on Dalai Lama birthday celebration: US envoy

    A top US diplomat has claimed that China's increased influence in Nepal has led to the ban on Dalai Lama's birthday celebration in the Himalayan nation. ...

  • Nepal, China to discuss extradition treaty during Xi visit

    Nepal and China will discuss an extradition treaty during the two-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Kathmandu beginning on Saturday. ...

  • Thousands, plus Trump, rally in Texas for PM Modi

    Tens of thousands of Indian-Americans packed into a Houston stadium Sunday for a rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, joined by US President Donald Trump. ...

  • Pakistan considering closing airspace to India

    Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering closing Pakistan’s airspace to India and blocking its eastern neighbour’s land trade route to Afghanistan, a Pakistan minister said in Islamabad. ...