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US embassies in India hoist Pride flag, defying Trump administration
World

US embassies in India hoist Pride flag, defying Trump administration

Despite the United States Department of State's rejection of all embassy requests to hoist LGBTQ+ rainbow flags to mark Pride month, several US diplomats around the world, are doing it anyway.
Want visa for US? You'll have to submit social-media details
World

Want visa for US? You'll have to submit social-media details

Since he took office, US President Donald Trump has been speaking about cracking down on illegal immigrants. Taking this same thought a step further, the US has changed rules for visa applicants.
UN expert to visit Assange, assess violation of privacy claims
World

UN expert to visit Assange, assess violation of privacy claims

An independent rights expert will visit WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadoran embassy in London to assess whether privacy violation claims involving him merit investigation, the UN rights office said Thursday.
Address global concerns on cross-border terror: India, US to Pakistan
World

Address global concerns on cross-border terror: India, US to Pakistan

India and the US yesterday called on Pakistan to address global concerns regarding terrorism, including that emanating from across the border.
Foreign Secretary Gokhale to discuss regional, global issues with Pompeo
World

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 urges Pakistan to take 'sustained, irreversible' actions against terrorists
World

US urges Pakistan to take 'sustained, irreversible' actions against terrorists

The US has asked Pakistan to take "sustained and irreversible" actions against terrorist groups operating from its territory, according to a top State Department official.
Abhinandan Varthaman was choked, beaten in Pakistan during captivity: Report
India

Abhinandan Varthaman was choked, beaten in Pakistan during captivity: Report

The first 24 hours of captivity in Pakistan were terrible for Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman as the officials from the other side of border tried to extract crucial information from him regarding "Indian troop deployment, high-security radio frequencies and sensitive logistics," reports HT.
US shuts down its consulate in Jerusalem, Palestinians infuriated
World

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.
Pakistan uses F-16 against India, US seeks more information
World

Pakistan uses F-16 against India, US seeks more information

After Pakistan used F-16 jets to target military installments in India earlier this week, the United States is seeking more information.

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