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Indians with US visas to receive visa on arrival in UAE

Indian nationals who hold a valid US visa or a green card will get a two-week UAE visa on arrival in the country from 1st of next month. The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs this week circulated a letter to all authorities to grant Indians with US visa or green card to get UAE visa … Continue reading Indians with US visas to receive visa on arrival in UAE

India signs three agreements with Armenia

AMN India has signed three agreements with Armenia which will further enhance the bilateral relations. The agreements are in the field of cultural co-operation, youth affairs and peaceful use of space. Briefing media after Vice President M Hamid Ansari’s day long engagement with top Armenian leadership, Secretary East Preeti Saran said, this visit in the … Continue reading India signs three agreements with Armenia

Afghan President meets visiting US Defense Secretary

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani met with visiting US Defense Secretary James Mattis, ahead of expected decision on more US troops for militancy-hit country. In a statement, the Afghan Presidential Palace said yesterday that the two sides discussed the security situation of Afghanistan and the region, fight against terrorism and bilateral ties. This is Mattis’ first … Continue reading Afghan President meets visiting US Defense Secretary

Trump, Merkel discuss Syria, Yemen and North Korea

AMN US President Donald Trump today discussed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel the conflicts in Syria and Yemen and the “urgent security challenge” posed by North Korea in a phone call. The White House said in a readout of the phone call that the leaders discussed the conflicts in Syria and Yemen and the urgent … Continue reading Trump, Merkel discuss Syria, Yemen and North Korea

US submarine arrives in South Korea amid tension with N Korea

WEB DESK US submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test. The missile-armed USS Michigan is set to join an incoming group of warships led by aircraft carrier Carl Vinson. North Korea is celebrating its army’s 85th founding anniversary today. It has previously marked similar occasions with … Continue reading US submarine arrives in South Korea amid tension with N Korea

Israeli PM threatens to cancel German FM meeting over NGOs

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to cancel an upcoming meeting with Germany’s Foreign Minister unless the visiting German diplomat cancels an appointment with two groups critical of Israel’s actions in the West Bank. A senior Israeli official confirmed that the Prime Minister issued an ultimatum to Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel that he would … Continue reading Israeli PM threatens to cancel German FM meeting over NGOs

Trump wants to send men to Mars

AMN US President Donald Trump today said he wants to send men to Mars during his first term. In a video conference with two NASA astronauts at the International Space Station from his Oval Office, he said he wants to try and do it during his first term or, at worst, during his second term. … Continue reading Trump wants to send men to Mars

Saudi King’s Air Force Pilot Son named US Envoy

Saudi Arabia has named an air force pilot son of King Salman as Ambassador to the United States, a major ally with which its ties are improving under President Donald Trump. The official Saudi Press Agency reported, citing the royal order issued on Saturday, that the Prince Abdullah bin Faisal bin Turki removed as Ambassador … Continue reading Saudi King’s Air Force Pilot Son named US Envoy

Afghanistan: Defense Minister, Army Chief resign following Taliban attack

WEB DESK / The Afghanistan Defense Minister Abdullah Habibi and the country’s Army Chief Qadam Shah Shahim have reportedly resigned following a recent deadly attack by the Taliban militants. The Afghan presidential palace announced in a post on its Twitter account that President Ashraf Ghani had today accepted their resignations. As many 140 Afghan soldiers … Continue reading Afghanistan: Defense Minister, Army Chief resign following Taliban attack

North Korea ‘ready to strike’ US aircraft carrier

WEB DESK North Korea remained defiant on Sunday, with the ruling parties newspaper publishing a commentary likening the US aircraft carrier to a “gross animal” and threatening to strike it, even as Japanese navy destroyers Samidare and Ashigara have joined a US carrier strike group for drills in the western Pacific Ocean. North Korea said … Continue reading North Korea ‘ready to strike’ US aircraft carrier

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