21 Jan 2021
As Biden assumes office, China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump officials
China on Wednesday said it was levying sanctions on over two dozen officials of the Donald Trump administration for violating the sovereignty of the nation with "crazy" policy moves.
07 Jan 2021
Beautiful sight: China's internet is enjoying US Capitol mayhem
Internet users in China erupted in laughter and sarcasm while reacting to Wednesday's riots at the United States Capitol, giving another proof of the deep discord between the two powerful nations.
19 Dec 2020
US accuses China of 'obstructing' WHO probe, 'peddling' questionable vaccines
Urging the international community to demand transparency from China about the spread of the coronavirus, the US has accused Beijing of "obstructing" a World Health Organization (WHO) probe into its origin and "peddling" questionable vaccines one year after the disease broke out in Wuhan.
27 Oct 2020
US stands with India against any threat, says Mike Pompeo
The United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, on Tuesday said that the US will stand with India in its efforts to defend its sovereignty and its liberty.
26 Oct 2020
India-US 2+2 talks: Defense agreement, regional security on agenda
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in India to participate in the third edition of 2+2 talks.
24 Oct 2020
Don't want India-China military standoff in Ladakh to escalate: US
Ahead of the crucial India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, senior officials of the Trump administration said the United States is closely watching the India-China military standoff in Ladakh, adding they do not want the situation to escalate.
19 Oct 2020
Biden soft on China, bad for India: Trump Jr.
Donald Trump Jr., the son of US President Donald Trump, thinks Democratic challenger Joe Biden will be soft toward China and effectively, not good for India.
10 Oct 2020
60,000 PLA soldiers deployed: Mike Pompeo, amid Indo-China tensions
China has deployed over 60,000 soldiers on India's Northern border, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in interviews after returning from Tokyo where he met counterparts from Japan, Australia, and India.
05 Oct 2020
2+2 dialogue between India and US to be held soon
India and the United States will hold the third 2+2 dialogue this month and will most likely sign the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA), which is linked to geospatial cooperation, HT reported on Monday.
01 Aug 2020
US will ban Chinese app TikTok, declares President Donald Trump
After indicating his views about TikTok, owned by Chinese giant ByteDance several times, United States President Donald Trump said on Friday (local time) that he will ban the popular short-form video app.
16 Jul 2020
Will use 'all tools' to counter China's SCS claims: US
Terming China's claims over the South China Sea "illegal," the United States on Wednesday announced to support Southeast Asian countries that believe Beijing has violated their sovereignty in the territorially disputed waters.
10 Jul 2020
TikTok mulling substantial changes to distance itself from China
Amid criticism from several quarters, the loudest from the United States and India, short-video platform TikTok is mulling changes in its corporate set up to distance itself from its parent company's Chinese links, reports said on Friday.
07 Jul 2020
After India, US may ban Chinese apps including TikTok
Furious at China for plenty of reasons, the United States is now planning to land a "tech blow" to the Asian country, as it is looking towards banning Chinese social media apps, including the hugely-popular platform TikTok.
26 Jun 2020
US shifting troops to counter Chinese threat to India, others
The United States could have a role to play in the ongoing Indo-China conflict, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the country was reviewing the position of its troops in Europe to face the threat which People's Liberation Army poses to Asian countries like India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines, as well as South China Sea.
25 Jun 2020
US demolishes Pakistan's claim that Masood Azhar is "missing"
Pakistan hasn't expressed the will to act against terrorists functioning from its soil and has continued to provide a safe haven to regionally focused terrorist groups, the US State Department said in a report released on Wednesday.
21 Jun 2020
Trump says US will help India, China resolve 'tough situation'
United States President Donald Trump has said that the US is trying to help resolve the ongoing border tensions between India and China.
24 May 2020
We have 3 live coronaviruses; none match SARS-CoV-2: Wuhan lab
Claims made by the United States that SARS-CoV-2 originated from a Wuhan lab are "pure fabrication," said the lab's director.
18 Apr 2020
Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media
As the question of the origins of the novel coronavirus remains unanswered, reports claimed that the virus may have leaked from a laboratory in China's Wuhan city.
09 Apr 2020
WHO chief calls for unity as Trump threatens fund cut
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, responded to criticism about the body's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying that the disease can be defeated with unity.
27 Mar 2020
US tops world in coronavirus cases, surpasses epicenter China
The fears of experts that the United States might become the next hotspot of COVID-19, a disease caused by a novel coronavirus, turned true on Thursday as the country now has the most number of infections, surpassing the epicenter China and European nation Italy, where the most number of people have died of the pandemic.
04 Mar 2020
Trump speaks to top Taliban leader, calls it "good talk"
Days after the United States signed an accord with the Taliban, aimed at bringing peace in ravaged Afghanistan, President Donald Trump spoke with one founder of the terrorist organization.
29 Feb 2020
As observer, India will witness historic US-Taliban deal
The United States and Taliban, the terrorist organization that has been waging war in Afghanistan for years, are all set to sign a historic deal.
29 Feb 2020
Coronavirus: Conflicting reports on deaths in Iran raise questions
In Iran, the novel coronavirus disease has sparked major concerns, especially as the impact of the viral outbreak remains mired in conflicting reports.
28 Feb 2020
US spy agencies monitoring coronavirus outbreak; concerned about India: Report
Intelligence agencies of the United States have reportedly been monitoring the global spread of the coronavirus and bear concerns about India's ability to tackle the outbreak.
11 Feb 2020
US President Donald Trump to visit India on February 24-25
United States President Donald Trump is scheduled for a 2-day visit to India from February 24-25, the White House announced on Tuesday.
14 Jan 2020
Donald Trump could visit India soon, dates are being finalized
A logistics and security team from Washington is expected to arrive in New Delhi this week to figure out modalities of US President Donald Trump's probable visit to India.
06 Jan 2020
Three rockets fall in Baghdad, two hit near US Embassy
On Sunday, three rockets fell in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, injuring six people, multiple reports said. Of them, two hit near the heavily fortified US Embassy, while one landed in the nearby Jadriya area.
15 Sep 2019
Saudi Arabia's oil production hit after Houthi drone-strikes
Global oil supplies are likely to take a major hit following drone attacks on two oil facilities of the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia on Saturday.
02 Aug 2019
If India-Pak want...: Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir, again
US President Donald Trump is not giving up the idea of mediation to solve the Kashmir issue, which has been a bone of contention between India and Pakistan.
24 Jul 2019
Kashmir remark: Trump's adviser says he doesn't 'make things up'
US President Donald Trump, who made a stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him for mediation to resolve Kashmir crisis, found support in his adviser.
28 Jun 2019
India-US have never been closer, says Trump after meeting Modi
The ties between the United States and India have never been better, President Donald Trump said on Friday after meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of G20 summit, being held in Japan's Osaka.
27 Jun 2019
Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump
On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan for the G20 summit, which is being held in Osaka between June 28 and June 29.
26 Jun 2019
US State Secretary, MEA discuss trade, H-1B visas and more
On his India visit United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Wednesday to hold talks on ways to bolster the Indo-US strategic relationship.
26 Jun 2019
Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind
Home Minister Amit Shah will start his two-day trip to Kashmir on Wednesday, and is expected to discuss a slew of topics, including security and development.
25 Jun 2019
G20 summit: Trump, Modi to meet in Japan, discuss issues
President of United States, Donald Trump is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of G20 Summit which will be held in Japan's Osaka on June 28 and 29.
22 Apr 2019
US to end sanction waivers for nations importing Iranian oil
The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies South Korea and Turkey, that they'll no longer be exempt from US sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran.
09 Apr 2019
UN chief Guterres calls for immediate halt to Libya fighting
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres yesterday strongly condemned the military escalation near Tripoli, the capital city of Libya, and called for an immediate halt to the fighting in the country.
28 Mar 2019
Protect Islamist groups, detain Uighur Muslims: US slams China's "hypocrisy"
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday asked China to end the practice of detaining Uighur Muslims in camps and said the world can't handle its hypocrisy.
27 Mar 2019
Deployment of Russian troops in troubled Venezuela violates constitution: Guaido
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido charged yesterday that the deployment of Russian troops in the troubled South American country violates its constitution.
22 Mar 2019
India-US relationship flourished under PM Modi, says Trump administration official
The relationship between India and the US flourished under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an official in US President Donald Trump administration has said, adding it expects the ties to improve after the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.