1st Feb, 2021
U.S. President’s administration announced it was restoring relations with the Palestinians and renewing aid to Palestinian refugees.
The Russian lower house of Parliament, the Duma, ratified a new START nuclear treaty with the US.
18th Jan, 2021
India has expressed serious concern over the security situation in the Sahel and Lake Chad region in West Africa, saying that terrorism, drug trafficking and organized crime have continued unabated in the area.
23rd Nov, 2020
Iran said that it would “automatically” fulfil the nuclear commitments if US rejoins the Nuclear Accord of 2015 and lifts sanctions.
India has assumed the chairmanship of the governing body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) after a gap of 35 years.
China has passed a new law restricting sensitive exports to protect national security, a move that adds to policy tools it could wield against the US as tensions -- especially in technology -- continue to rise.
26th Oct, 2020
Israel and Bahrain have formally established diplomatic relations. The deal - brokered by the US - was signed in the Bahrain capital, Manama.
19th Oct, 2020
Noting that Pakistan's measures against money laundering and terror financing "is not yet sufficient to justify a re-rating", a regional affiliate of the Financial Action Task Force retained the country on its ''Enhanced Follow-up'' list.