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Afghan President Reassures Pakistan Following India Deal

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has sought to ease Pakistan’s concerns following his country’s recent partnership deal with India. Mr. Karzai described Pakistan as a “twin brother”, saying that the agreement signed with India will not affect the two countries’ relationship. Mr. Karzai spoke in New Delhi Wednesday where he is ending a two-day visit. On […]

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Afghanistan, India Sign Comprehensive Partnership Deal

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have signed a strategic partnership agreement aimed at strengthening their countries’ ties. The agreement covers a wide range of issues, including security cooperation, trade and economic ties, and social and cultural exchanges. It is the first comprehensive pact the Afghan government has finalized with any […]

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Regional Tensions Frame Karzai’s India Visit

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai is in India for a two-day visit that is expected to strengthen the two countries’ economic and security ties. Mr. Karzai and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met in New Delhi late Tuesday. In addition to economic deals, the two leaders are expected to sign an agreement that calls for India […]

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Regional Tensions Frame Karzai’s India Visit

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 8:35 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai is in India for a two-day visit that is expected to strengthen the two countries’ economic and security ties. Mr. Karzai and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh are scheduled to meet in New Delhi later Tuesday. In addition to economic deals, the two leaders are expected to sign an agreement that […]

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Amid Tension with Pakistan, Karzai Begins Two-Day Visit to India

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai departed Tuesday for a two-day diplomatic trip to India, a visit that comes amid increasing tension with Pakistan, a traditional foe of both countries. President Karzai will meet with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi, where the two leaders are expected to boost economic ties. Mr. Karzai and Mr. […]

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Erdogan in Egypt Monday; Also to Visit Libya, Tunisia

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 1:22 am (UTC-5)
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan departs Monday on a four-day diplomatic visit to North Africa, in a trip aimed at expanding Turkey’s growing influence in a region full of political upheaval. Prime Minister Erdogan will begin his trip in Cairo, where he is expected to meet with the head of Egypt’s ruling military council, […]

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Turkish PM to Visit Egypt, Tunisia, Libya

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is planning to visit Middle Eastern countries, where activists have staged popular uprisings this year against long-time leaders. Turkish officials say the prime minister’s Arab Spring tour starts Monday and includes visits to Egypt, Libya and Tunisia. Mr. Erdogan has said he may also cross into the Gaza Strip […]

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Turkish PM to Visit Egypt, Tunisia, Libya

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 11:21 am (UTC-5)
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is planning to visit Middle Eastern countries, where activists have staged popular uprisings this year against long-time leaders. Turkish officials say the prime minister’s Arab Spring tour starts Monday and includes visits to Egypt, Libya and Tunisia. Mr. Erdogan has said he may also cross into the Gaza Strip […]

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Turkish PM to Visit Egypt, Tunisia, Libya

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 9:56 am (UTC-5)
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is planning to visit Middle Eastern countries, where activists have staged popular uprisings this year against long-time leaders. Turkish officials say the prime minister’s Arab Spring tour starts Monday and includes visits to Egypt, Libya and Tunisia. Mr. Erdogan has said he may also cross into the Gaza Strip […]

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UN Chief to Embark on Pacific Region Mission

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon embarks this week on a four-nation visit to the Pacific region that will focus on climate change and international security. Mr. Ban will travel to Australia on Saturday for talks with Prime Minister Julia Gillard on his initiatives on climate change, as well as the U.N.-backed missions in Afghanistan and […]

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