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The Tehran Summit
The trilateral Summit of Iran, Turkey and Russia concluded in Tehran on 7th September with a reaffirmation of support for the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria. The
Developments in West Asia, August 2018
Jordan-Palestine Confederation President Trump had spoken about his “ Deal of the Century” for resolving the Palestinian issue.
Visit of the Chinese Defence Minister: A Missed Opportunity to Establish Hot Line between the Two Armies?
The Chinese Defence Minister, Lieutenant General Wei Fenghe, visited India for four days, from 21 to 24 Aug 18. This visit was significant from more than one perspective.
Will China Boycott Goods from the United States of America?
The United States of America (U.S.) and the People’s Republic of China (China), are locked in a fierce trade tussle. Both countries have imposed tariffs which threaten to de-stabilise the integrated global economic order.
Indus Commissioners Meeting at Lahore: Need for a New Approach to Indus Waters Treaty
India and Pakistan have just concluded their 115th Indus Commissioners` meeting at Lahore. The meeting involving technical discussions, was successful to the extent that the structured dialogue
संवाद – टोक्यो में संपन्न चौथी संगोष्ठी – रिपोर्ट
प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी और जापान के प्रधानमंत्री शिंजो आबे ने टकराव दूर रखने और एशियाई क्षेत्र के प्रमुख धर्मों हिंदू धर्म तथा बौद्ध धर्म की दार्शनिक एवं सांस्कृतिक विरासत पर चर्चा करने के लिए 2015 में एशियाई देशों के बीच नियमित वार्ता ‘संवाद’ आयोजित करने का अनूठा विचार दिया था।
BIMSTEC – The Rubik’s Cube
On September 30-31, the seven-member Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) held its 4th Summit at Kathmandu within a span of over two decades.
VIF News Digest
Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
September 26, 2018
VIF News Digest: National Security, Defence Studies and Terrorism (September 01 – 15, 2018)

Contents Defence: Opening Ceremony: Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (...

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International Development
November 6, 2018
VIF News Digest: International Developments (29 Oct – 04 Nov 2018)

USA Indian airlines are creating a lot of jobs in the US, says SpiceJet chairman Ajay Singh, 29 Oct 2018 Indian airlines are...

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Neighbourhood News
November 12, 2018
VIF Neighbourhood News Digest: 12th November, 2018

PAKISTAN Lashkari Raisani wants truth commission on missing persons issue: Dawn A senior leader of the Balochistan National...

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