Thein Sein visits India

Thein Sein visits India

NEW DELHI, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A former Indian ambassador to Myanmar said changes orchestrated by Myanmar President Thein Sein end controversy on stronger ties between the neighboring states.

India asks U.S. for climate-change help

NEW DELHI, March 27 (UPI) -- The Indian prime minister's special envoy on climate change is seeking a partnership with the United States.

Completion of nuclear deal urged

NEW DELHI, May 6 (UPI) -- The Indo-U.S. civilian nuclear deal will face "political uncertainty" if it isn't completed during the Bush presidency, an Indian official warned Tuesday.

Importance of U.S. support stressed

NEW DELHI, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- India's top nuclear talks envoy Monday warned that without U.S. support, the country cannot have civilian nuclear trade with other countries.

Australia turns down uranium sale to India

PERTH, Australia, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Australia's new Labor government, reversing previous policy, said Tuesday it will not sell uranium to India, the Press Trust of India reported.

Atlantic Eye: Voting, thuggery and fraud

BUDAPEST, Hungary, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- In 2007, there were 19 presidential and 49 parliamentary elections, at least two notable referenda and several inner-party leadership fights. It would be impossible to cover them all in my column. So here is my personal and incomplete synopsis of the voting year.
MARC S. ELLENBOGEN, UPI International Columnist

U.S. urges India to implement nuclear deal

NEW DELHI, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- A U.S. ambassador met Wednesday with a special envoy to the Indian prime minster to urge implementation of a planned civil nuclear deal, sources said.

Berlin to support U.S.-Indian nuke deal

BERLIN, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Germany is apparently willing to give up its opposition to the U.S.-Indian nuclear deal.

India links Kashmiri terrorism to al-Qaida

NEW DELIHI, India, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The Indian foreign secretary charged Monday that violent Islamist groups in Kashmir have ties to al-Qaida.

India, Pakistan discuss terrorism

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- India discussed terrorism concerns with Pakistan in Bangladesh, in the first high-level meeting between the countries since the July 11 Bombay bombings.

U.S. military exercises diplomacy in India

CHARBATIA, India, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Army combat troops from Hawaii are in joint military exercises in India that exemplify the United States' courtship of India as an ally, a report said.

India to help quake-hit Pakistan

NEW DELHI, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- India has announced it will send aid supplies to its longtime rival, Pakistan, where thousands of people are homeless after Saturday's earthquake. Indian foreign secretary Shyam Saran said blankets, tents, medical supplies and food would be part of the fi

Pakistan, India foreign ministers meet

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- The foreign ministers of Pakistan and India Thursday began talks aimed at laying the groundwork for a meeting of their leaders later in September. India's Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran and his Pakistani counterpart, Riaz Mohammed Khan, were expected to di

India minister begins Sri Lanka visit

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, May 1 (UPI) -- India's foreign secretary said at the start of a 4-day official visit to Sri Lanka that he looks forward to reviewing bilateral relations with the country.

India pulls out of regional summit

NEW DELHI, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- A South Asian summit was postponed Wednesday after India pulled out citing regional security concerns and political instability.

No progress on Kashmir talks

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Pakistan and India concluded peace talks Tuesday, but no significant breakthrough was reported over Kashmir.

India proposes 'softer' border in Kashmir

NEW DELHI, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- India favors converting the Kashmir "hard" Line of Control into a "soft" line allowing free travel between India and Pakistan, official sources said.