State Rex Tillerson
30 Dec 2018
#ThatWas2018: The highs and lows of the Trump presidency
US President Donald Trump has ridden on waves of approval and disapproval since he came into power in 2016.
29 Mar 2018
Trump fires VA Secretary Shulkin, nominates WH doctor as replacement
US President Donald Trump today fired his Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and nominated White House physician, Admiral Ronny Jackson as his replacement.
13 Mar 2018
US President Trump sacks Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson
US President Donald Trump today ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replaced him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.
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.
22 Dec 2017
US, India accuse Pakistan of giving safe havens to terrorists
India has told the UN Security Council (UNSC) that support for terror groups, including the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) "from outside Afghanistan" must stop.
21 Dec 2017
India to attend 'North Korea summit' organized by US, Canada
India will attend an upcoming summit co-hosted by the US and Canada, focused on managing the nuclear threat from North Korea.
14 Dec 2017
Tillerson to North Korea: 'Let's just meet, talk without pre-conditions'
Despite US President Donald Trump's belligerent statements, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has always firmly favored diplomacy with North Korea.
13 Dec 2017
Tillerson: US has elevated its relationship with India in Indo-Pacific
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the US has elevated its engagement with India as part of its policy to create a "free and open Indo-Pacific" region.
09 Dec 2017
Terrorism: US tells citizens to defer non-essential travel to Pakistan
The US State Department has advised its citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Pakistan.
04 Dec 2017
Baloch leader asks US to declare Musharraf a global terrorist
Naela Quadri Baloch, the leader of the World Baloch Women Forum, has urged US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to declare former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf a global terrorist.
01 Dec 2017
White House dismisses rumors on Secretary of State Tillerson's removal
Reports in the US media have indicated that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may be replaced with CIA chief Mike Pompeo.
10 Nov 2017
Trump softens stance on China during visit to Beijing
US President Donald Trump lavished praise on his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing.
02 Nov 2017
Reports: US shares list of Pakistan-based terror groups with Islamabad
The US has shared a list of 20 terrorist groups with Islamabad which it believes are operating from Pakistan and targeting India and Afghanistan, Pakistani news network Dawn has reported.
30 Oct 2017
China to shield JeM-chief Masood Azhar at UN again?
China often stands up for its all-weather friend, Pakistan at the UN and other multilateral forums.
28 Oct 2017
Pakistan concerned over closer Indo-US ties following Tillerson visit
Pakistan has expressed concern over the growing closeness between India and the US, days after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited New Delhi.
27 Oct 2017
China backs Pakistan's terror record after Tillerson's sharp rebuke
China has praised its all-weather friend Pakistan's "positive efforts" at tackling terrorism.
25 Oct 2017
Swaraj slams Pak-based terror in joint statement with US counterpart
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj hit out at Pakistan, saying it must act against terrorist groups in its territory, during a joint statement with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in New Delhi.
24 Oct 2017
Tillerson in Afghanistan: Discusses US Afghanistan strategy, Pakistan and India
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson paid a short surprise visit to Afghanistan ahead of his visit to India and Pakistan.
23 Oct 2017
Chabahar port: Are US-Iran tensions affecting India's dream project?
After a brief period of calm, US-Iran relations have once again become strained under Donald Trump's presidency.
22 Oct 2017
Trump Administration considering India's request for armed drones: US official
After securing a deal with the US for procuring unarmed Guardian drones, India may also purchase high-tech armed drones from the US.
18 Oct 2017
US to release advanced EMALS tech for Indian aircraft carriers
The US has agreed to release the technology for the advanced Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) for the Indian Navy's under development future aircraft carrier, INS Vishal.
17 Oct 2017
North-Korean envoy: 'Nuclear war may break out any moment'
Kim In-ryong, North Korea's deputy UN ambassador, has warned that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."
12 Oct 2017
Trump threatens to shut down NBC, others, over unfavorable-coverage
President Donald Trump questioned whether media licenses for NBC News and other networks should be challenged after they reported the unfavorable news.
08 Oct 2017
Trump: Only one thing will work against North Korea
For better or worse, US President Donald Trump has been frequently provoking North Korea on Twitter amid rising tensions.
05 Oct 2017
Suspected 'acoustic attack:' US expels Cuban diplomats from Washington
In a new development, the US state department has moved to expel 15 Cuban diplomats from Washington.
01 Oct 2017
Rex Tillerson: Washington has been talking to North Korea
Amid numerous threats and retorts flying back-and-forth, US-North Korea relations show no signs of improvement.
23 Sep 2017
UNGA: Sushma raises H-1B visa issue with Rex Tillerson
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the sidelines of the UNGA.
19 Sep 2017
Swaraj condemns North Korea in India-Japan-US trilateral meet
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono in New York.
18 Sep 2017
Suspected 'sonic attack:' US mulls closing embassy in Cuba
The US is considering closing down its embassy in Havana after several diplomatic staff reported health problems.
18 Sep 2017
Sushma Swaraj leads Indian delegation to UN General Assembly session
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived in New York to lead the Indian delegation at the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session.
15 Sep 2017
Tensions simmer as North Korea launches ballistic missile over Japan
North Korea fired a ballistic missile which flew over Japan's northern Hokkaido island before landing far out into the Pacific Ocean.
01 Sep 2017
US orders Russia to shut consulate, two annexes
The diplomatic tit-for-tat between America and Russia isn't ending anytime soon.
26 Aug 2017
North Korea test 3 ballistic missiles amid US-South Korea drills
The US military said North Korea has test launched three short-range ballistic missiles into the sea.
23 Aug 2017
Undeterred by sanctions, North Korea orders for more ICBMs
North Korea seems untouched by sanctions and President Trump's threat to rain down 'fire and fury'.
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.
23 Aug 2017
India welcomes Trump's criticism of Pakistan's support for terror groups
India has welcomed US President Donald Trump's newly announced Afghanistan strategy and his condemnation of Pakistan for allegedly backing of terror groups.