US lawmakers on 21 May 2013 approved the provision of 5000 visas to Tibetan refugees to enter the US over the next three years.
China's new premier Li Keqiang’s visited India from 19-22, May 2013 since taking his office in March 2013 and signed eight agreements.
India and China on 20 May 2013 decided to scale up its two-way trade to 100 billion dollars by 2015 from 67.8 bn Dollars in 2012-13.
India and China on 20 May 2013 signed three MoUs on buffalo meat, fisheries and pharmaceuticals and one agreement on feed and feed ingredients.
A bilateral meeting between India and Switzerland was concluded on 20 May 2013 at Geneva. The meeting was held on the sidelines of World Health Assembly.
An MoU was signed between India and UK on cooperation in the field of health sector on 19 May 2013 at Geneva.
As per the Indian envoy to Colombo Ashok K Kantha Indian companies have invested nearly 1 billion dollars in Sri Lanka since 2003.
Work of World’s Biggest Hydroelectric Inga Dam on Congo River to start from October 2015. It will provide electricity to 500 million African Households.
Afghanistan Parliament on 19 May 2013 blocked law aimed at strengthening provisions for women's freedom.
Anand Sharma demanded for more market access for Indian exporters in sectors like agriculture, marine and pharmaceutical products in Japan during his visit.
North Korea on 19 May 2013 test-fired a short-range missile off its east coast, counted as fourth test firing in two days.
USA on 18 May 2013 granted conditional authorization to export LNG to countries that do not have FTA with it.
France's President Francois Hollande on 17 May 2013 signed into law a controversial bill to legalise gay marriage.
India and the US 16 May 2013 decided to expand co-operation in knowledge sector.
The Chief negotiators met in New Delhi from 15 May to 17 May 2013 for 14th round of negotiation for India EU BTIA
During the Fifth India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Women’s Forum a joint resolution was signed between the IBSA member states to Empower Women.
India, Brazil and South Africa approved the fifth IBSA Women’s Forum Resolution, in New Delhi on 16 May 2013.
India got the observer status by the Arctic Council in Arctic Circle. This membership will give India chances of navigation and oil and gas exploration.
The UN General Assembly on 15 May 2013 adopted a resolution calling for a political transition in Syria
Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka launched a handbook on Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in Colombo on 15 May 2013.
Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan on 14 May 2013 imposed a state of emergency in three states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa.
INSEE data released on 14 May 2013 confirmed that the French economy was hit by recession, with shrinkage of 0.2 percent in first quarter of 2013.
India and Netherlands on 14 May 2013 signed an MoU on Technical Cooperation in the field of Urban Planning
Britain on 12 May 2013 launched super priority same-day visa service for urgent travellers from India.
The Election Commission of Pakistan on 14 May 2013 announced results of 272 National Assembly seats, with PML-Nawaz heading the count with 126 seats.
Iran on 11 May 2013 gave Reuters news agency permission to reopen its Tehran bureau.
Salman Khurshid visited China from 9 to 10 May 2013. Both sides signed a protocol to enhance cooperation between foreign ministries of the two countries.
Eighth JCM between India-Seychelles was held on 8 May 2013 to discuss and exchange views on matters of bilateral and regional interests at New Delhi.
Four Iranian Nuclear Supply Companies and an individual were slapped sanctions against by US for procuring goods for Iranian Nuclear Programme.
Arab nations on 1 May 2013 collectively agreed to accept Israel-Palestine land swap agreement