For Mideast stability:
Palestinian state crucial - Indian PM
Ind- ia's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on
Monday that an independent Palestinian state was key to Middle East
stability and called on Pakistan to "act decisively" against
Russia and US close in on nuclear disarmament deal
Russia and the United States are getting close
to a deal on reducing their nuclear arsenals through a follow-up to
the START treaty, Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev and US
officials said Monday.
Senior US diplomat on fence-mending mission
A senior US diplomat was due in China Tuesday
for talks aimed at getting Sino-US relations back on track, with
tensions high over US arms sales to Taiwan and a White House visit
by the Dalai Lama.