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.
31 Mar 2019
Stop interfering in Venezuela crisis, Russia warns Washington
Russia yesterday warned Washington to stop interfering in the stand-off between Venezuela's government and the opposition movement, and once again defended its decision to send personnel to the country.
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.
12 Mar 2019
Pakistan insists they will deal 'firmly' with terrorists: Trump's adviser
Pakistan promises to crack down on terrorist groups attacking Indian rule over Kashmir, United States President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said yesterday.
05 Mar 2019
Saudi authorities strip US-Saudi doctor, torture him with electric shocks
In a hair-raising news, a US-Saudi doctor was tortured in Riyadh using electric shocks.
27 Feb 2019
US asks Pakistan to take 'meaningful action' against terrorist groups
The US today firmly asked Pakistan to take "meaningful action" against terrorist groups operating on its soil and underscored the importance of avoiding escalation at any cost after India targeted terrorist camp in Pakistan.
19 Feb 2019
#Pulwama: Stop blaming Pakistan and China, Chinese media tells India
An opinion piece in Global Times, a tabloid affiliated to Communist Party of China's (CPC) mouthpiece, People's Daily, asked India to not "blame" Pakistan or China for Pulwama terror attack, and instead take steps to counter terrorism.
16 Feb 2019
Support India's right to defense: US tells Doval after Pulwama
John Bolton, the National Security Adviser of US, called his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval on Friday to inform his country supports India's right to defend itself, in wake of Pulwama terror attack.
14 Jan 2019
Trump threatens to devastate Turkey if it hits Kurdish forces
United States President Donald Trump has threatened to "devastate" Turkey economically if the NATO-allied nation attacks US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria following a pullout of American troops from the war-torn country, and also urged the Kurds not to "provoke" Ankara.
28 Nov 2018
#G20Summit: Trump to meet leaders of China, India, Japan, Russia
US President Donald Trump will hold over half a dozen bilateral meetings on the sidelines of this week's G20 Summit in Argentina, including with Russia's Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping, apart from leaders of India and Turkey, the White House said yesterday.
17 Nov 2018
CIA: Saudi Crown Prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi's assassination
In the latest development to the Jamal Khashoggi murder case, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has concluded that Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, ordered the assassination.
15 Nov 2018
Melania calling shots? Forces exit of top White House aide
A senior national security aide to United States President Donald Trump was forced to depart the White House yesterday, a day after the First Lady Melania Trump sought her exit.
14 Nov 2018
Khashoggi murder tapes don't implicate Crown Prince, says John Bolton
Audio linked to Jamal Khashoggi's murder inside Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate does not implicate Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, US National Security Advisor John Bolton said yesterday, citing others who've heard the tapes.
09 Nov 2018
US Vice President Pence to meet PM Modi next week
US Vice President Mike Pence would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his four-nation trip next week.
23 Oct 2018
US President Trump's adviser meets Russian Defense Minister in Moscow
US President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser has met with Russia's Defense Minister in Moscow just a few days after Trump announced he intended to pull the United States out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty.
22 Oct 2018
US to end landmark Cold War-era arms-control treaty with Russia
President Donald Trump has announced that the US will pull out of a landmark Cold War-era arms control treaty with Russia that limited the number of missiles in the two nations, accusing Moscow of violating the deal.
11 Oct 2018
Senators ask Trump to order probe into missing Saudi journalist
As many as 22 top US Senators have asked US President Donald Trump to order an investigation into Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's whereabouts and impose sanctions against anyone found responsible for his mysterious disappearance.
07 Oct 2018
US shouldn't view ties with Pakistan through 'Indian lens': Qureshi
The US should not view its ties with Pakistan from the Indian lens or Afghan perspective, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said in Islamabad on Saturday.
04 Oct 2018
Pakistan Foreign Minister asks US to facilitate Indo-Pak talks
Islamabad is seeking an American role in facilitating talks between India and Pakistan because the two South Asian neighbors aren't engaging bilaterally, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said, warning that absence of such a facilitation could lead to an escalation of tension.
03 Oct 2018
'US unlikely to change policy on Pakistan aid suspension'
There's unlikely to be any changes in US's policy on suspension of aid to Pakistan until it makes substantial progress against terrorists, the Trump administration has told Pakistan, as the two countries try to reset their strained ties.
15 Sep 2018
Doval discusses 'future direction' of Indo-US ties with Pompeo, Mattis
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval yesterday held "broad-based" talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Defense Secretary James Mattis, and his American counterpart John Bolton during which they discussed the "future direction" of the strategic Indo-US ties.
14 Sep 2018
US: Ajit Doval to hold meetings with Trump administration officials
A week after the successful India-US 2+2 Dialogue in New Delhi, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is in Washington to hold meetings with top officials of Trump Administration.
13 Sep 2018
Decision to suspend aid to Pakistan wasn't taken lightly: US
The US decision to suspend military aid to nuclear-armed Pakistan wasn't taken lightly, as the Trump administration was concerned that the South Asian country's atomic weapons could fall into the hands of the terrorists, said John Bolton, National Security Adviser of the United States.
11 Sep 2018
US wants Pakistan to fully cooperate in war against terrorism
The US has conveyed to Pakistan that it wants Islamabad to cooperate fully in the war against terrorism as it is a matter of "extraordinary importance" to America, US President Donald Trump's National Security Advisor John Bolton said.
26 Jul 2018
Trump-Putin to meet next year, after Moscow interference "witch-hunt" over
US President Donald Trump believes he should not meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin till the "witch hunt" over Moscow's alleged interference in American elections concludes, and thus their next bilateral meeting would take place next year, his national security adviser John Bolton said today.
02 Jul 2018
US has plans to dismantle N-Korea's nuclear-program in one-year: Bolton
President Trump's National Security Adviser, John Bolton, said the US has a plan that would lead to the dismantling of North Korea's nuclear programs in a year.
28 Jun 2018
Most likely to meet Putin in Europe next month: Trump
US President Donald Trump today said he is "most likely" to hold a summit meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Europe next month.
23 Jun 2018
US suspends select-exercises with S-Korea to support N-Korean diplomatic negotiations
US Defense Secretary James Mattis has announced to have "indefinitely suspended" select exercises with South Korea to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.
20 Jun 2018
US becomes first member to withdraw from UN Human-Rights Council
The US became the first member to withdraw from the "hypocritical and self-serving" UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) yesterday, citing its 'chronic bias' against Israel and lack of reforms.
07 May 2018
President Trump, Kim Jong-un likely to meet in Singapore
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are likely to meet in Singapore next month, reports said Monday, as anticipation builds for unprecedented talks between the mercurial leaders.
11 Apr 2018
Tom Bossert, Trump's adviser on homeland security, quits White House
Tom Bossert, Donald Trump's adviser on homeland security, resigned on Tuesday, becoming the latest top official to leave the White House.
28 Mar 2018
US makes Pakistan PM Abbasi undergo routine security-check at airport
Pakistan is enraged over visuals of PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi leaving a security checkpoint at a US airport during a recent "private" visit.
23 Mar 2018
Donald Trump appoints hawkish John Bolton as the new NSA
In the latest move in an ongoing shake-up of US President Donald Trump's top advisors, John Bolton will replace the outgoing National Security Advisor HR McMaster.
23 Dec 2016
Trump picks Navarro, Spicer for top posts
Donald Trump appointed Peter Navarro, a hard-liner on US-China relations to head the White House's National Trade Council, a move that may irk Beijing.
14 Dec 2016
Indra Nooyi on Donald Trump's advisory council
PepsiCo chairperson Indra Nooyi has just been inducted on President-elect Donald Trump's advisory council; Trump's transition team made this announcement a short while earlier.
14 Dec 2016
Former Texas Guv is Trump's Energy Secretary
US President-elect Donald Trump picked former Texas Governor Rick Perry to be his new Secretary of Energy; interestingly, during his 2012 Presidential bid, Perry proposed to scrap the the U.S. Department of Energy.
13 Dec 2016
Trump picks Homeland Security chief
Retired Gen John Kelly has been nominated as Donald Trump's new Chief of Homeland Security; Trump said Kelly's service made him the "ideal choice" to serve as the new Homeland Security chief.
11 Dec 2016
ExxonMobil CEO may be Trump's Secretary of State
Sources said Rex Tillerson, the CEO of US oil behemoth ExxonMobil is likely to be nominated as Secretary of State under the Trump administration.
09 Dec 2016
Scott Pritt to head EPA, Terry Branstad Ambassador to China
Donald Trump has controversially appointed Oklahoma Attorney General and staunch climate change critic Scott Pritt to head the US Environment Protection Agency.
24 Nov 2016
Nikki Haley chosen as the US ambassador to UN
The transition team announced that President-elect Donald Trump has picked Indian-American Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley to be the US ambassador to the United Nations.