20 Jul 2019
Hafiz Saeed's arrest made no difference earlier: US slams Pakistan
Days after terrorist Hafiz Saeed was arrested, the United States on Friday expressed doubts on Pakistan's intentions saying his earlier arrests made no difference.
27 Feb 2019
Top US-General discusses current security environment with Pakistani counterpart: Pentagon
General Joseph Dunford, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, yesterday spoke to his Pakistani counterpart General Zubair Mahmood Hayat to discuss the "current security environment" in Pakistan, the Pentagon said, amid the spike in Indo-Pak tensions following Pulwama terror attack.
23 Feb 2019
Situation between India, Pakistan "very, very bad": US President Trump
Days after he called the Pulwama attack a "horrible situation", US President Donald Trump, on Friday, made more comprehensive comments about the attack and the US' stance on it.
04 Dec 2018
Trump writes to Imran Khan, wants to talk about Taliban
US President Donald Trump has written to Prime Minister Imran Khan, seeking Pakistan's help with stuttering Afghan peace talks and support in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table to end the 17-year brutal war in its neighboring country, Pakistani officials said yesterday.
07 Oct 2018
US shouldn't view ties with Pakistan through 'Indian lens': Qureshi
The US should not view its ties with Pakistan from the Indian lens or Afghan perspective, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said in Islamabad on Saturday.
25 Jul 2018
As Pakistan votes, India, US and China on the edge
Pakistan votes today in its 11th general elections since 1970, incidentally only the second civilian transfer of power in the country.
10 Mar 2018
Pharma profiteer Martin Shkreli sentenced to 7 years prison
Martin Shkreli, former drug executive, was found guilty of defrauding investors, and was sentenced to seven years in prison yesterday.
13 Feb 2018
Trump's new budget proposes $336mn-aid for Pakistan, but with conditions
US President Donald Trump is walking the talk about his warnings to Pakistan.
19 Jan 2018
US's warning: Prosecute Hafiz Saeed to "fullest extent of law"
The US has again forced fair-weather friend Pakistan to deal with Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed. They have called for his prosecution "to fullest extent of law."
11 Jan 2018
After Trump withdraws military aid, Pakistan stops intelligence co-operation
What is deteriorating the relations of US and Pakistan? Are they suffering from the tit-for-tat syndrome?
08 Jan 2018
As US withdraws aid to Pakistan, China swoops in
US-Pakistan ties seem to be under significant strain following President Donald Trump's outburst against Islamabad on Twitter and subsequent cutting of financial aid.
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.
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.
27 Dec 2017
US imposes sanctions on North Korean missile developers
America has imposed sanctions on two North Korean officials who are allegedly responsible for developing the country's nuclear-capable ballistic missiles.
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.
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.
11 Dec 2017
North Korea crisis: US, Japan South Korea hold missile-tracking drills
North Korea has been advancing its nuclear arsenal at a rapid pace stoking fear within the international community.
04 Dec 2017
Jim Mattis' Pakistan visit: What do US, Islamabad want?
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is set to arrive soon in Pakistan as part of a four-nation tour which will also cover Egypt, Jordan, and Kuwait.
26 Nov 2017
Hafiz Saeed release: US threatens Pakistan with 'repercussions'
The US is visibly annoyed at Pakistan's recent release of Lashkar-e-Taiba founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief, Hafiz Saeed.
21 Nov 2017
Trump designates North Korea a 'sponsor of terror'
The US has designated North Korea a state-sponsor of terrorism once again, nine years after it was removed from the list.
08 Nov 2017
Trump visits South Korea, urges North to 'make a deal'
US President Donald Trump landed in South Korea yesterday, the second stop in his ongoing East Asia tour.
07 Nov 2017
#TrumpInAsia: 'Era of strategic patience with North Korea is over'
US President Donald Trump has kick-started his East Asia tour with a visit to Japan.
03 Nov 2017
Intelligence-reports: North Korea may conduct missile test before Trump's visit
After briefly traveling on the road to nuclear escalation, US-North Korea relations have been relatively calm this past month.
30 Oct 2017
Pentagon chief: US will repel any strike from North Korea
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has now warned that the nuclear threat from North Korea is accelerating.
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.
22 Oct 2017
BJP, Congress in war of words over Rahul's Twitter popularity
Rahul Gandhi's recent resurgence on Twitter has triggered a war of words between BJP and Congress members after an ANI news report suggested that 'bots' or web robots were mass retweeting Rahul Gandhi's tweets.
21 Oct 2017
CIA chief: 'North Korea on the cusp of nuclear capability'
Mike Pompeo, director of the Central Intelligence Agency has warned that North Korea is on the cusp of gaining full nuclear capability to target the US.
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.
26 Sep 2017
Ex-Senator: India, US should jointly strike Pakistan's nuclear-weapon sites
Former-US lawmaker Larry Pressler opined that India and the US should jointly launch a pre-emptive strike on Pakistan's nuclear weapon sites.
26 Sep 2017
North Korea accuses US of declaring war on them
Amid numerous threats and retorts flying back-and-forth, US-North Korea relations show no signs of improvement.
01 Sep 2017
US approves $255mn worth of conditional military assistance to Pakistan
The Trump administration informed Congress that it has approved $255 million worth of conditional military assistance for Pakistan.
18 Aug 2017
Trump responds to Barcelona attack by spreading widely debunked myth
Earlier this week, Trump touted himself as a person who likes to "know the facts" before making a statement.
16 Aug 2017
Trump calls Modi, both leaders plan to elevate "strategic consultations"
US President Donald Trump's phone call congratulating PM Narendra Modi over India's 70th Independence Day reportedly went beyond the usual pleasantries.
03 Jul 2017
John McCain: 'No peace in Afghanistan without Pakistan's cooperation'
Senior US Senator John McCain said during a visit to Islamabad that there could be "no peace" in Afghanistan or the South Asian region without Pakistan's cooperation.
05 Jun 2017
US recognizes India as "major defense partner"
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said America recognizes India "as a major defense partner."
17 Apr 2017
Philippines to hold military drills with the US
The Philippines military announced it will hold annual exercises with troops from its US ally.
26 Mar 2017
India US relations: Doval in Washington to improve security ties
Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval visited Washington to meet his counterpart McMaster and US defence secretary James Mattis, in an attempt to strengthen bilateral security ties.
06 Feb 2017
Duterte warns rebels after scrapping ceasefire
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at a news conference warned rebels that the military is ready to respond with airstrikes and and new offensives if Maoist rebels launch attacks.
30 Dec 2016
President Duterte at it again, calls US envoys spies
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stoked controversy by accusing US envoys of the country of being spies for allegedly plotting his ouster; the US denied the allegations.
23 Dec 2016
Philippines President Duterte wants to charge staff of central bank
On Thursday, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said to the governor of the central bank, "I will give you a whack."