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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.