Catherine Ashton

  • Egypt's military keeps Morsi's whereabouts secret 01-08-2013 09:56 AM

    Egypt is taking extreme measures to keep Mohamed Morsi hidden. It says dignitaries are helicoptered to the deposed president's place of detention after nightfall, flying in patterns aimed at confusing the visitors. The military also has reportedly moved Morsi at least three times. "Maneuvers have been undertaken during the nighttime...
  • EU's Ashton holds two-hour meeting with Mohamed Morsi 30-07-2013 03:34 PM

    EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton held two hours of talks with Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi, in custody since shortly after the July 3 coup, her spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Ashton met Morsi "for two hours" to discuss the bloody political crisis gripping the Arab world's most populous state,her...
  • Iran to resume n-talks after Rouhani takes charge 18-07-2013 06:18 AM

    Tehran: Iran will resume nuclear talks with the world powers once the new president- elect, Hassan Rouhani, takes oath and announces a new negotiating team, the Islamic government said Wednesday. Iran will definitely continue the talks in future with the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany, or P5+1,...
  • EU urges comprehensive political process in Egypt 18-07-2013 03:06 AM

    Cairo: The European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Wednesday urged for a comprehensive political process in Egypt, with the participation of all groups supporting democracy. "Egypt is in need to return swiftly to democratic transition," reported Xinhua citing the visiting EU top diplomat who also asserted that the...