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First Evacuation Flight Brings 221 Afghans, Many Kids, To US

Jul 31, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Congress on Thursday overwhelmingly approved legislation that would allow an additional 8,000 visas and $500 million in funding for the Afghan visa program

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin Visits Pacific Islands Claimed By Japan

Jul 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin is touring Russia's Far East and Siberia this week, and the Kuril Islands were his first stop on Monday


Two Israeli Airlines Launch First Direct Flights To Morocco

Morocco was among four Arab nations, including the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan, to establish diplomatic relations with Israel

US Military To Vacate Afghan Base By Late August

Jul 03, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Earlier, President Joe Biden instructed the Pentagon to complete the military withdrawal by September 11, but now the Pentagon says it can finish the drawdown a little earlier.


Israel's New Foreign Minister Begins First High-Level Trip To UAE

Yair Lapid is set to inaugurate Israel's Embassy in the capital of Abu Dhabi, and meeting Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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16 April, 2021

US Imposes New Sanctions On Russia Over Election Interference And Cyber Hacks

Outlook Web Bureau

The US also announced the expulsion 10 Russian diplomats as it held Moscow accountable for interference in last year's presidential election.


11 October, 2020

Meet 18-year-Old Delhi Girl Who Became British High Commissioner For A Day

Outlook Web Bureau

The British High Commission has been organising the 'High Commissioner for a Day' competition annually since 2017.


27 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Amid Lockdown, Many Countries Face Challenges To Repatriate Their Citizens

Pranay Sharma

This is not a panic reaction to any particular development in the country or a comment on the government’s handling of the situation. It is a global exercise on the instruction of the US State department.


30 December, 2019

'Incurred Huge Expenditure': India Recalls Envoy Who Rented House For Rs 15 Lakh Per Month

IANS

MEA said she incurred huge expenditure to the tune of crores of rupees on the government residence without the permission of the ministry.


10 July, 2019

UK's Ambassador To US Resigns After His Emails Criticizing Donald Trump Leaked

Outlook Web Bureau

Kim Darroch,a British diplomat to the US, was at the eye of a diplomatic storm after remarks he made about President Donald Trump's administration to the UK officials in confidence, were leaked over the weekend.


22 January, 2019

India Protests Harassment Of Two Diplomats In Islamabad After 'Delhi Market Incident'

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident comes days after a woman in Delhi filed a complaint against a staff member of Pakistan High Commission for allegedly touching her inappropriately at a market.


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20 December, 2018

Harsh Vardhan Shringla Appointed New Indian Ambassador To US

Outlook Web Bureau

Shringla, a 1984-batch Indian Foreign Service diplomat will succeed Navtej Sarna.


15 March, 2018

Pakistan Calls Back Its Envoy In India Over Alleged Harassment Of Diplomats In New Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

The Pakistan Foreign Ministry claimed that the staff and their families have been facing "harassment, intimidation and outright violence" from Indian state agencies in recent weeks.


04 January, 2018

'Indian Diplomat Was Shouting At My Mother', Says Kulbhushan Jadhav In Another 'Confessional' Video Released By Pakistan

Outlook Web Bureau

However, the veracity of the video which was released by the Pakistan Foreign Office could not be ascertained.


17 November, 2017

On Behalf Of Diplomats, Dean Of Diplomatic Corps To Meet MEA Joint Secretary To Raise Issue Of Delhi Air Pollution

Outlook Web Bureau

Castellanos meeting with the MEA will convey the grievances of the envoys and would ask the MEA if any serious efforts are being made to bring down the air pollution.


29 August, 2017

'You Have Been Pakistan's Worst Foreign Secretary Ever': Abdul Basit's Letter To US Envoy Emerges Online

Outlook Web Bureau

The letter, sent on July 25, 2017, was issued in reference to Chaudhry's valedictory letter (FSO-1/2017 of March 12, 2017), as the foreign secretary and on the official letter head of Pakistan's high commission in New Delhi.


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A police personnel during a mock-drill conducted by Delhi Police, to check anti-terror prepardeness at Sadar Bazar in New Delhi.

PTI Photo /Vijay Verma

Newly elected President of Akhada Parishad Mahant Ravindra Puri with Akhada Parishad General Secretary Mahant Hari Giri and sadhus, performs the 'Ganga Pujan' ritual at Sangam, in Prayagraj.

PTI Photo

Wrestlers in action during the state level wrestling tournament at Babura Village in Mirzapur.

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Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala with Jitendra Singh talks to media after meeting Election Commissioner, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Congress leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala and Jitendra Singh comes out from Election Commission office, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
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