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What Iran Really Wants - Iranian Foreign Policy in the Rouhani Era

Foreign policy is a critical component in the lives, conduct, and governance of all nation-states. But it has become even more significant in recent years as interstate relations have grown ever more complex. The inexorable rise in the number of international players -- including multilateral organizations, nonstate actors, and even individuals -- has further complicated policymaking. Meanwhile, the ongoing process of globalization -- however conceived and defined, whether lauded or despised -- has brought its inescapable weight to bear on the foreign policies of all states, whether large or small, developed or developing.

President Hassan Rouhani and the author in Davos, Switzerland, January 2014. (Eric Piermont / Getty)
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Media freedoms must continue to be at the centre of our work - Ban Ki-moon UN Secretary General

Media freedoms must continue to be at the centre of our work to promote security, dignity and prosperity for all, said Ban Ki-moon UN Secretary General.

Media freedoms must continue to be at the centre of our work - Ban Ki-moon UN Secretary General
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9th Round of Bilateral Political Consultations between Sri Lanka and China successfully concludes in Colombo

The 9th Round of the bilateral political consultations between Sri Lanka and China was convened at the Ministry of External Affairs on 24th April 2014, co-chaired by His Excellency Liu Zhenmin, the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China and Mrs. Kshenuka Senewiratne, Secretary, External Affairs.

9th Round of Bilateral Political Consultations between Sri Lanka and China successfully concludes in Colombo
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You can never hide the sun, the moon and the truth!

There are many who sincerely enjoy winning the hearts and minds of the people and there are also some who care two hoots for hurting the feelings of the very same people.

You can never hide the sun, the moon and the truth!
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Ambassador meets with Cuban Delegation for WCY 2014

The 3 member Cuban delegation for the World Conference on Youth 2014 ( WCY 2014 ) met with the Sri Lankan Ambassador, Sarath Dissanayake at a luncheon meeting hosted at the official residence in Havana on 29th April 2014. The Cuban delegation representing the Young Communist League of Cuba (equivalent of the Ministry of Youth Affairs) is led by Madame Susely Morfa Gonzalez who holds the rank of Deputy Minister.

Ambassador meets with Cuban Delegation for WCY 2014
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