Wednesday, February 1, 2023

G7

India holds key to world peace and prosperity: Japanese ambassador

India holds the key to securing peace and prosperity for the entire world, Ambassador of Japan to India Hiroshi Suzuki said here on Saturday.He also said the “close synergy” between the two countries is more important than ever” in...

UK offers backing for special tribunal on Russian war crimes

The British government accepted Ukraine’s invitation to join an international group that is working to create a mechanism to ensure the accountability of Russian officials involved in war crimes against Ukraine, and also called on the G7 countries leaders...

G7 ministers rally support for Ukraine, suspicion on China

Top diplomats from the world’s major industrialised democracies on Friday rallied support for Ukraine in its resistance to Russia’s invasion and coalesced around suspicion of China’s increasing assertiveness amid a panoply of global crises.Foreign ministers from the Group of...

Meloni takes over as Italy’s first woman PM

Giorgia Meloni officially took over Sunday as Italy’s first woman prime minister at the helm of the country’s most right-wing government since World War II.Four weeks after her post-fascist Brothers of Italy party won the elections, Meloni joined outgoing...

Modi speaks with Russian Prez Putin

REITERATES INDIA’S POSITION ON UKRAINE, FAVOURING DIALOGUE, DIPLOMACY Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday during which he reiterated India’s longstanding position on the Ukraine situation, favouring dialogue and diplomacy.During their telephonic conversation, the two...

G7 commits to boost India’s clean energy transition

Leaders from the G7 have finished their three-day meeting in a spa resort in the Bavarian Alps with a commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement, even as they agreed for close collaboration with developing countries to boost clean energy...

War should end before winter sets in: Zelensky tells G7

Kiev: In a virtual address to the G7 Summit, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Monday that he wanted the ongoing war waged by Russia against his country to end before winter. The BBC reported that the Ukrainian President asked...

Russia strikes Ukraine as G7 leaders gather

Russian missiles hit an apartment block and kindergarten in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Sunday, in strikes U.S. President Joe Biden condemned as “barbarism” as world leaders gathered in Europe to discuss further sanctions against Moscow.Up to four explosions...

G7 is not happy with India’s wheat export ban

After India banned wheat exports, G7 nations condemned India’s decision as German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said it “would worsen the crisis.”Indian officials had earlier said the wheat ban was implemented due to unregulated exports, which had led to...

Ukraine hints at concessions to Russia as Scholz heads to region

Ukraine’s ambassador to Britain on Monday backtracked on remarks suggesting that Kyiv would reconsider its attempt to join NATO as Russia masses a huge force within striking distance of its neighbour, but said other concessions could be on offer.A...