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US shifting troops to counter Chinese threat to India: Pompeo

26 Jun 2020

US shifting troops to counter Chinese threat to India: Pompeo

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.

US demolishes Pakistan's claim that Masood Azhar is "missing"

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.

Trump says US will help India, China resolve 'tough situation'

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.

We have 3 live coronaviruses; none match SARS-CoV-2: Wuhan lab

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.

Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media

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.

WHO chief calls for unity as Trump threatens fund cut

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.

US tops world in coronavirus cases, surpasses epicenter China

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.

Trump speaks to top Taliban leader, calls it "good talk"

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.

As observer, India will witness historic US-Taliban deal

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.

Coronavirus: Conflicting reports on deaths in Iran raise questions

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.

US spy agencies monitoring coronavirus outbreak; concerned about India: Report

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.

US President Donald Trump to visit India on February 24-25

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.

Donald Trump could visit India soon, dates are being finalized

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.

Three rockets fall in Baghdad, two hit near US Embassy

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.

Saudi Arabia's oil production hit after Houthi drone-strikes

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.

If India-Pak want...: Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir, again

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.

Kashmir remark: Trump's adviser says he doesn't 'make things up'

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.

India-US have never been closer, says Trump after meeting Modi

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.

Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump

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.

US State Secretary, MEA discuss trade, H-1B visas and more

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.

Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind

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.

G20 summit: Trump, Modi to meet in Japan, discuss issues

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.

US to end sanction waivers for nations importing Iranian oil

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.

UN chief Guterres calls for immediate halt to Libya fighting

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.

Protect Islamist groups, detain Uighur Muslims: US slams China's "hypocrisy"

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.

Deployment of Russian troops in troubled Venezuela violates constitution: Guaido

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.

India-US relationship flourished under PM Modi, says Trump administration official

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.

Pakistan insists they will deal 'firmly' with terrorists: Trump's adviser

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.

Foreign Secretary Gokhale to discuss regional, global issues with Pompeo

11 Mar 2019

Foreign Secretary Gokhale to discuss regional, global issues with Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale today, during which the two officials are likely to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of common interest.

US Secretary of State, British NSA discussed Indo-Pak situation

09 Mar 2019

US Secretary of State, British NSA discussed Indo-Pak situation

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed with British NSA Mark Sedwill the current situation between India and Pakistan and the efforts to reduce tensions between the two South Asian neighbors, the State Department said.

Pakistan to send envoy Sohail Mahmood back to India: Qureshi

06 Mar 2019

Pakistan to send envoy Sohail Mahmood back to India: Qureshi

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi today said that his country is sending its envoy, Sohail Mahmood, back to India and is ready to engage with New Delhi to reduce tensions, which are "de-escalating" due to diplomatic efforts by countries like the US, China, and Russia.

US shuts down its consulate in Jerusalem, Palestinians infuriated

04 Mar 2019

US shuts down its consulate in Jerusalem, Palestinians infuriated

The United States has officially shuttered its consulate in Jerusalem, downgrading the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by folding it into the US Embassy to Israel.

Mike Pompeo 'hopeful' India-Pakistan tension would come down

01 Mar 2019

Mike Pompeo 'hopeful' India-Pakistan tension would come down

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had "good conversations" with Indian and Pakistani leaders and was hopeful that the rising tension will come down between the two nuclear-armed neighbors.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo backs India's air strikes

28 Feb 2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo backs India's air strikes

Amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, on Wednesday night, spoke to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding the current situation.

US asks Pakistan to take 'meaningful action' against terrorist groups

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.

Heather Nauert withdraws her nomination for US envoy to UN

17 Feb 2019

Heather Nauert withdraws her nomination for US envoy to UN

In a surprise move, US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert withdrew her nomination to replace Indian-American Nikki Haley as the top US diplomat at the United Nations, amid criticism by Democrats for her lack of diplomatic experience.

Venezuela: In two days, 13 killed in protest against Maduro

24 Jan 2019

Venezuela: In two days, 13 killed in protest against Maduro

Thirteen people have died during two days of unrest in Venezuela amid protests against leftist leader Nicolas Maduro.

Trump cancels US delegation's visit to Davos amid shutdown

18 Jan 2019

Trump cancels US delegation's visit to Davos amid shutdown

US President Donald Trump has canceled the US delegation's trip to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland, due to the partial government shutdown, which entered its 27th-day yesterday.

Trump threatens to devastate Turkey if it hits Kurdish forces

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.

US slaps fresh sanctions on Russian spies for damaging activities

20 Dec 2018

US slaps fresh sanctions on Russian spies for damaging activities

The US has slapped fresh sanctions on 12 Russian individuals and entities for their alleged interference in the 2016 presidential elections and the brazen use of a military-grade nerve agent in an assassination attempt inside America's closest ally.