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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.