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Trump picks Kelly Kraft as Nikki Haley's successor at UN

23 Feb 2019

Trump picks Kelly Kraft as Nikki Haley's successor at UN

US President Donald Trump has nominated his envoy to Canada, Kelly Knight Craft, as the next US Ambassador to the UN to succeed Indian-American Nikki Haley.

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.

India abstains from voting on UNGA resolution over Hamas activities

07 Dec 2018

India abstains from voting on UNGA resolution over Hamas activities

India abstained from voting on a US-sponsored UN General Assembly draft resolution that would have condemned, for the first time, the activities of Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza.

India appointed to UN Human Rights Council; gets most votes

13 Oct 2018

India appointed to UN Human Rights Council; gets most votes

On Friday, India secured its place in the UN Human Rights Council, receiving the maximum number of votes by the General Assembly among all the countries vying for the spot.

Haley's extraordinary. Going to make a lot of money: Trump

11 Oct 2018

Haley's extraordinary. Going to make a lot of money: Trump

Describing Nikki Haley as an "extraordinary person," US President Donald Trump has said the outgoing US Ambassador to the UN is "going to make a lot of money" in the private sector, which she intends to join.

Five people on shortlist to replace Haley as UN-ambassador: Trump

11 Oct 2018

Five people on shortlist to replace Haley as UN-ambassador: Trump

US President Donald Trump has said he has five persons in mind, including his former Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell, to replace Nikki Haley as the US Ambassador to the UN.

#NikkiHaleyResigns: Ivanka would be 'dynamite' at UN, says Trump

10 Oct 2018

#NikkiHaleyResigns: Ivanka would be 'dynamite' at UN, says Trump

US President Donald Trump said he is certain that his daughter Ivanka would be "dynamite" as the US Ambassador to the UN, but conceded that he would be "accused of nepotism" if he selected her to replace Indian-American Nikki Haley.

Nikki Haley: Indian-American US ambassador to UN 'resigns'

09 Oct 2018

Nikki Haley: Indian-American US ambassador to UN 'resigns'

Nikki Haley, the Indian-American US Ambassador to the United Nations, resigned on Tuesday, according to multiple US media reports.

Haley accuses New York Times of releasing an incorrect story

21 Sep 2018

Haley accuses New York Times of releasing an incorrect story

Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to UN, yesterday slammed The New York Times for publishing a wrong story about expensive curtains at her official residence despite knowing the actual facts.

US: UN envoy Haley expresses solidarity with Kerala flood victims

25 Aug 2018

US: UN envoy Haley expresses solidarity with Kerala flood victims

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has expressed solidarity with those affected by the floods in Kerala, which is facing the deadliest deluge in nearly 100 years.

Human Rights Council is UN's 'greatest failure', says Nikki Haley

19 Jul 2018

Human Rights Council is UN's 'greatest failure', says Nikki Haley

Terming the Human Rights Council as the United Nations' "greatest failure", US envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley, alleged the institution has provided cover for the world's most inhumane regimes, defending the US withdrawal.

Indians in US jail: Nikki Haley wants matter "resolved"

28 Jun 2018

Indians in US jail: Nikki Haley wants matter "resolved"

The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) took up the issue of 52 Indians languishing in a detention center in Oregon when US Envoy to the UN Nikki Haley visited the Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib in Delhi today.

Delhi: Haley visits Gauri Shankar Mandir, Jama Masjid, gurdwara, church

28 Jun 2018

Delhi: Haley visits Gauri Shankar Mandir, Jama Masjid, gurdwara, church

The US envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, visited a temple, mosque, gurdwara, and church in Delhi, a day after she said freedom of religion was as important as freedom of people and their rights.

Swaraj, Pompeo agree to reschedule postponed US-India 2+2 dialogue soon

28 Jun 2018

Swaraj, Pompeo agree to reschedule postponed US-India 2+2 dialogue soon

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her American counterpart Mike Pompeo have agreed to reschedule the postponed "2+2 dialogue" at a mutually convenient time and location as soon as possible.

Nikki Haley in India on maiden-visit as US-Envoy to UN

26 Jun 2018

Nikki Haley in India on maiden-visit as US-Envoy to UN

Nikki Haley is traveling to India for the first time as the US Ambassador to the UN on a two-day visit from June 26 to meet senior Indian officials, business leaders, NGO leaders, and students and underscore America's "strong alliance" with the country.

US becomes first member to withdraw from UN Human-Rights Council

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.

Russia warns US of "dangerous" escalation over Syria

14 Apr 2018

Russia warns US of "dangerous" escalation over Syria

After a recent chemical attack near Damascus, US President Donald Trump threatened Russia to be prepared for missiles being fired at Syria.

Trump administration orders expulsion of 60 Russian intelligence officials

27 Mar 2018

Trump administration orders expulsion of 60 Russian intelligence officials

The Trump administration on Monday expelled 60 Russian diplomats, describing them as "intelligence officers" and also ordered the closure of Russian consulate in Seattle over the use of nerve-agent allegedly by Moscow against a former Russian spy in the UK.

#SyriaWar: UNSC unanimously votes for 30-day ceasefire in war-torn country

25 Feb 2018

#SyriaWar: UNSC unanimously votes for 30-day ceasefire in war-torn country

The United Nations Security Council unanimously voted in favor of a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in war-torn Syria without delay.

US religious-freedom watchlist: Pakistan included as 'country of particular concern'

06 Jan 2018

US religious-freedom watchlist: Pakistan included as 'country of particular concern'

The US has included Pakistan on a special watch-list of countries which commit "severe violations" of religious freedom.

US suspends over $1bn in security aid to Pakistan

05 Jan 2018

US suspends over $1bn in security aid to Pakistan

Taking a strict stand against Pakistan's support for terrorism, the US has suspended more than $1.15bn in security assistance to the South Asian nation.

Imran Khan: Trump is pursuing the agenda of Pakistan's enemies

04 Jan 2018

Imran Khan: Trump is pursuing the agenda of Pakistan's enemies

Pakistani politician and former-cricketer Imran Khan has lashed out at US President Donald Trump for accusing Islamabad of sheltering terrorists and cheating the US for money.

US suspends $255mn aid to Pakistan hours after Trump's tweet

02 Jan 2018

US suspends $255mn aid to Pakistan hours after Trump's tweet

President Donald Trump has followed through on his words. Hours after accusing Pakistan of giving the US "nothing but lies & deceit", America has suspended a $255mn military aid to the Asian country.

Trump: US has been foolish to give aid to Pakistan

01 Jan 2018

Trump: US has been foolish to give aid to Pakistan

US President Donald Trump lashed out at Pakistan on the first day of 2018.

Barack Obama defeats Donald Trump as America's most admired man

28 Dec 2017

Barack Obama defeats Donald Trump as America's most admired man

Donald Trump might have clinched victory in the US presidential elections, but his predecessor is still the most admired man in America.

UN Security Council imposes tougher sanctions on North Korea

23 Dec 2017

UN Security Council imposes tougher sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has voted to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea over its continued nuclear and ballistic missile tests.

UN General Assembly resolution opposes Trump's Jerusalem declaration

22 Dec 2017

UN General Assembly resolution opposes Trump's Jerusalem declaration

The UN General Assembly has voted 128-9 in favor of a resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump's recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Saudi Arabia intercepts rebel-fired ballistic missiles from Yemen

20 Dec 2017

Saudi Arabia intercepts rebel-fired ballistic missiles from Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition forces fighting the Houthi rebels in Yemen have reportedly intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the latter above Saudi Arabia's capital city, Riyadh.

US vetoes UN resolution for withdrawal of Trump's Jerusalem announcement

19 Dec 2017

US vetoes UN resolution for withdrawal of Trump's Jerusalem announcement

As expected, the US has vetoed a UN Security Council Resolution calling for a withdrawal of US President Donald Trump's recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Jerusalem announcement: Israel launches airstrikes against Hamas in Gaza

09 Dec 2017

Jerusalem announcement: Israel launches airstrikes against Hamas in Gaza

The Israeli military said it has retaliated against rocket attacks by Palestinian militant group Hamas by targeting multiple sites belonging to the outfit.

Raj Shah becomes first Indian-American to "gaggle" with press

01 Dec 2017

Raj Shah becomes first Indian-American to "gaggle" with press

Raj Shah, the White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary, became the first Indian-American to "gaggle" with reporters aboard Air Force One.

US warns North Korea will be "utterly destroyed" in war

30 Nov 2017

US warns North Korea will be "utterly destroyed" in war

North Korea's leadership would be "utterly destroyed" in the event of a war, US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley warned at an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council.

UN blames Assad regime over chemical attack that killed 80

27 Oct 2017

UN blames Assad regime over chemical attack that killed 80

A UN report has blamed the Syrian government led by President Bashar al-Assad for a chemical attack on a rebel-held town on April 4 that killed 80 people.

Donald, Ivanka Trump celebrate first Diwali at the White House

18 Oct 2017

Donald, Ivanka Trump celebrate first Diwali at the White House

US President Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka celebrated their first Diwali at the White House.

Nikki Haley: India can help US keep eye on Pakistan

18 Oct 2017

Nikki Haley: India can help US keep eye on Pakistan

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, said India can help Washington keep an eye on Pakistan even as President Donald Trump has "taken a tougher approach to Islamabad harboring terrorists."

Iran's Rouhani calls Trump 'ignorant' and a 'rogue newcomer'

21 Sep 2017

Iran's Rouhani calls Trump 'ignorant' and a 'rogue newcomer'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized US President Donald Trump during his speech to the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

North Korea sanctions: US proposes Kim Jong-un asset freeze

07 Sep 2017

North Korea sanctions: US proposes Kim Jong-un asset freeze

It seems the US was serious when it vowed to impose "the strongest possible sanctions" against North Korea at the UN.

US urges "strongest possible measures" against North Korea at UN

05 Sep 2017

US urges "strongest possible measures" against North Korea at UN

North Korea's recent Hydrogen-bomb test sent tremors of fear and insecurity rippling through the world.

'You're a f*&$ing pig': Indian CEO abused by Trump supporter

23 Aug 2017

'You're a f*&$ing pig': Indian CEO abused by Trump supporter

An Indian-origin CEO was racially abused after he wrote against US President Donald Trump's economic agenda.

US sanctions Chinese and Russian firms for aiding North Korea

23 Aug 2017

US sanctions Chinese and Russian firms for aiding North Korea

The US Treasury has imposed sanctions on nearly a dozen Russian and Chinese firms and individuals for allegedly aiding North Korea's nuclear weapons program.