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  • Indian-origin girl from US among 3 nominated for International Children's Peace Prize 4 days ago

    The Hague: An Indian origin girl is among three children who have been nominated for the International Children's Peace Prize 2014. The International Children's Peace Prize is an initiative of the Amsterdam-based children's rights organisation 'KidsRights', Xinhua reported. The children who have been nominated are Neha from the US, along with Alexey...
  • UK's top diplomat William Hague resigns as Cameron shuffles pack July 15, 2014

    London: British Foreign Secretary William Hague announced his surprise resignation on Monday night ahead of a closelyfought national election next May as part of Prime Minister David Cameron's biggest ever reshuffle of top government jobs. Hague, Britain's most senior diplomat for the past four years and a former leader of Cameron's...
  • Namaste London: In conversation with UK Foreign Secretary July 12, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN's Anubha Bhonsle, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague talks about IndiaUK ties. ...
  • UK Foreign minister on twoday visit from Monday July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: In its first engagement with the new government, UK's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs William Hague will embark on a twoday visit to India from Monday to hold talks with top leadership on key areas including trade and defence. Hague will come along with UK Chancellor of the...
  • British foreign secretary in Baghdad for talks June 26, 2014

    Baghdad: British Foreign Secretary William Hague arrived in Iraq's capital Baghdad in a surprise visit on Thursday for talks with Iraqi leaders, media reported. Hague is expected to meet top Iraqi officials, including Prime Minister Nuri alMaliki, to discuss bilateral ties and the political and security developments in the country, Xinhua...
  • Netherlands beat Australia to win seventh women's hockey World Cup June 14, 2014

    The Hague: Olympic gold medallists Netherlands defeated Australia 20 in the title showdown to clinch the women's hockey World Cup at the Kyocera Stadium here on Saturday. This was the fourth time these two nations met in the women's World Cup title encounter, and the Netherlands have won three of them....
  • Angelina Jolie, UK's Hague, vow action against sexual violence in war June 11, 2014

    Reuters: Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie and British Foreign Secretary William Hague vowed on Tuesday to ensure the world's first summit on ending sexual violence in conflict resulted in practical action to punish those responsible and help victims. Up to 1,200 government ministers, military and judicial officials and activists from up to...
  • Indian hockey team receives wishes from Indian cricketers ahead of World Cup May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Some of the biggest names in Indian cricket on Friday wished luck to the Sardar Singhled hockey team which will start its World Cup campaign against Belgium at The Hague in The Netherlands, tomorrow. Team India's vicecaptain Virat Kohli, senior opener Gautam Gambhir and offspinner Harbhajan Singh took to...
  • 2014 Men's Hockey World Cup: Format and Schedule May 27, 2014

    The 13th edition of the FIH Men's Hockey World Cup commences at The Hague, Netherlands, on May 31 with the world's top 12 teams in the fray to win the silverware. India, who had their only World Cup success 34 years ago in 1975 under Ajit Pal Singh, are ranked...
  • Gunmen abduct 8 more girls in northeast Nigeria: Police May 6, 2014

    Maiduguri: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped eight girls from a village near one of the Islamists' strongholds in northeastern Nigeria overnight, police and residents said on Tuesday. The abduction of the girls, aged 12 to 15, follows the kidnapping of more than 200 other schoolgirls by the militant group last...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Not aware of any advice by UK on Operation Bluestar: Lt Gen Brar February 4, 2014

    Reacting to the British statement on Operation Bluestar, Retired Lieutenant General Kuldeep Brar said, "I am not aware of any advice by UK govt to India on Operation Bluestar. UK played no role "limited" or otherwise in Operation Blue Star. I came into the picture on June 1, 1984." ...
  • News 360: 3 Ugandan women file complaint over sex trade, DCW steps in February 4, 2014

    The issue of drug trafficking and prostitution at Khirki Extension has come to the fore once again after a CNNIBN investigation exposed that Ugandan women were being pushed into sex trade. Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Barkha Singh on Tuesday wrote a letter to the Delhi Police Commissioner asking him...
  • Britain admits it advised India on the 1984 Operation Bluestar February 4, 2014

    London: Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Tuesday an official investigation had shown Britain did advise India on planning Operation Bluestar in Amritsar in 1984, but said its advice had limited impact. Prime Minister David Cameron ordered a review into the matter last month after newly released official papers suggested that...
  • India qualify for Hockey World Cup as Australia win Oceania leg November 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian men's hockey team on Sunday officially qualified for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup in The Hague (NED), according to the latest release issued by the FIH. Their participation in next year's showpiece event, which takes place in the hugely impressive 15,000 capacity Kyocera Stadium between 31 May and...
  • Netherlands: Malala Yousafzai to receive international children's peace prize today September 6, 2013

    Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, an outspoken proponent of girls' education who survived a Taliban assassination attempt last year, is all set to receive the 2013 international children's peace prize in The Hague, Netherlands. The award will be presented by Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkol Karman, in a grand ceremony on Friday. The...
  • Fake Salman Khurshid account tweets on Syria cause flutter August 28, 2013

    Amid reports of an impending Western military strike on Syria over the alleged use of chemical weapons, a fake Twitter account of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid caused a flutter on Wednesday, saying the attack was to begin soon. The government complained to the San Francisco-headquartered company and the fake account...
  • Britain to help Pakistan devise antiterror strategy July 18, 2013

    Islamabad: Britain has plans to work in partnership with Pakistan to provide expertise and support in developing counterterrorism strategy. Speaking during a joint press conference with Pakistani Advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, British Foreign Secretary William Hague acknowledged the sacrifices made by Pakistani people in the war...
  • Syria fighting rages, more chemical attacks reported May 28, 2013

    Beirut: Heavy fighting raged around the strategic Syrian border town of Qusair and the capital Damascus on Monday and further reports surfaced of chemical weapons attacks by President Bashar alAssad's forces on rebel areas. Intensified government offensives are widely seen as a bid to strengthen Assad's position before a peace conference...
  • Margaret Thatcher: UN Chief condoles death of Iron Lady April 9, 2013

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Kimoon on Tuesday condoled the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, saying the 'Iron Lady' will be remembered for her pioneering role as a committed global leader and for her contribution to peace and security. Thatcher suffered a stroke on Monday and...
  • Kenyan election heads to nail-biting finish March 8, 2013

    Nairobi: Kenya's presidential race tightened on Friday as Uhuru Kenyatta's lead slipped to a level that could mean there is no outright winner and open the way for a tense, second round run-off against his main rival Prime Minister Raila Odinga. Kenyatta, 51, the deputy prime minister, who is due...
  • India wins Kishanganga case against Pakistan February 19, 2013

    New Delhi: An International Court of Arbitration at the Hague has ruled in favour of India on the Kishanganga hydroelectric project and upheld India's right to divert water from the hydroelectric project to Kashmir. Pakistan had moved for arbitration in May 2010, claiming India was trying to divert the Jhelum...
  • UK supports permanent seat for India in UNSC April 27, 2012

    London: UK Foreign Secretary William Hague on Thursday reiterated Britain's support for permanent seats for India and Japan in the United Nations Security Council, and said the council should be expanded. Delivering the International Institute for Strategic StudiesFullerton Lecture in Singapore, Hague, who is currently on a visit to Asia,...
  • US, UK welcome Russian pledge to probe vote fraud December 13, 2011

    Washington: The Obama administration has welcomed Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's promise to investigate allegations of fraud in recent parliamentary elections. But Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the proof of the Russian government's resolve will be in how it conducts the probe and what actions it ultimately takes. Clinton called the...
  • Pak: Khar speaks to Hague on NATO strike December 3, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar on Friday apprised British Foreign Secretary William Hague about the NATO air strikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers. Khar received a phone call from Hague in which she informed the British foreign secretary about Pakistan's decision not to participate in the Bonn conference on...
  • UK expels Iran diplomats after embassy attack December 1, 2011

    Tehran: Britain shut Iran's embassy in London and expelled all its staff on Wednesday, saying the storming of the British mission in Tehran could not have taken place without consent from Iranian authorities. Foreign Secretary William Hague also said the British Embassy in Tehran had been closed and all staff evacuated...
  • Commonwealth can grapple with financial crisis: UK October 29, 2011

    Perth: The Commonwealth, which spans 54 countries with a trade network worth $3 billion, can tackle global challenges ranging from the financial crises to a changing climate, said British Foreign Secretary William Hague. Hague made the remark at the Commonwealth People's Forum on Thursday, a day when European leaders agreed to...
  • India, UK to discuss Afghanistan, terrorism June 29, 2011

    London: India and the UK will hold wideranging talks on foreign policy matters, including Afghanistan and counterterrorism, during a crucial meeting between External Affairs Minister S M Krishna and his British counterpart William Hague on Thursday. As a prelude to the highlevel meeting, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao met Permanent Under Secretary...
  • World Court seeks arrest warrant for Gaddafi May 16, 2011

    The Hague: The International Criminal Court prosecutor said on Monday that he had requested arrest warrants for Libya's Muammar Gaddafi, his son Saif alIslam and the country's spy chief on charges of crimes against humanity. ICC prosecutor Luis MorenoOcampo had said earlier in May that he would seek three arrest warrants...
  • Dismantle terror groups, UK tells Pakistan May 10, 2011

    London: Britain has asked Pakistan to "dismantle" all terror groups operating on it's soil and posing a threat to it as well as to the region and beyond. In a response to the Foreign Affairs Committee's March report on Afghanistan and Pakistan, Foreign Secretary William Hague noted that Pakistan has suffered...