Prime Minister Prachanda’s coalition government failed to keep its promise of registering the Constitution amendment bill in Nepal’s Parliament on Sunday as uncertainty loomed over the process.
With regime change happening in Pakistan's army headquarters, an opportunity may arise for a diplomatic initiative between India and Pakistan. Sartaj Aziz, Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif's foreign policy adviser, will be in India next week, the first high level visit from Pakistan in months. Since foreign minister Sushma Swaraj is indisposed+ , he is likely to meet only the two ministers of state, V K Singh and M J Akbar, and the foreign secretary.
US president-elect Donald Trump has described an impending recount of votes in the swing state of Wisconsin as a "scam" and said the results of the presidential election should be respected instead of being challenged or "abused".
Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba arrived here today on a five day bilateral visit aimed at consolidating and enhance the bilateral maritime security relations between India and Sri Lanka. During his visit, he will hold bilateral discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and senior dignitaries including the Chief of Defence Staff and the three Service Chiefs, an official statement said.
Marshal Sohail Aman's warning on Thursday comes as tensions are soaring between Islamabad and New Delhi over the contested Himalayan territory after a day of violent exchanges.
Upping the ante, Pakistan today warned India that its "battle hardened" military is capable of responding to any aggression, with army chief General Raheel Sharif saying if ever Pakistan launched surgical strikes India would not be able to forget it for generations.
Pakistan's Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi met the Deputy UN Secretary General Jan Eliasson and the Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary General Edmond Mulet during which she alleged that the situation along the Line of Control (LoC) posed a "grave threat to international peace and security".