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Move on Paris accord will not impact ties with India: US diplomat

US President Donald Trump`s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord will not impact US-India relations and both countries will find ways to address their differences to move forward.

Canada woman among those killed on London Bridge

The family of a Canadian woman who was among the seven people killed in the attacks in London says she was one of the victims struck by a van on the London Bridge.

John Kerry blasts Donald Trump for pulling out of Paris accord John Kerry blasts Donald Trump for pulling out of Paris accord

On June 1, President Trump announced his long-awaited decision to fulfil a campaign pledge and pull out of the Paris climate agreement, which is aimed at curbing emissions that contribute to climate change. 

Police kills hostage-taker in Australia

"A man has been shot dead by police in the Bay Street apartment complex shortly before 6pm.

 Nikki Haley warns Russia of 'consequences' for US poll meddling Nikki Haley warns Russia of 'consequences' for US poll meddling

Haley said that she will support whatever Congress decides to do in terms of sanctions against Russia.

US man held guilty of exporting prohibited items to Pakistan

A US businessman has pleaded guilty of exporting products without a licence to atomic and space agencies in Pakistan, violating American federal laws.

Mexico ruling party has preliminary lead in key state vote

A quick-count sampling of votes for governor of Mexico's most populous state gave a slight advantage to the candidate of President Enrique Pena Nieto's ruling party in a race seen as a key test ahead of next year's presidential election.

 Rex Tillerson urges Gulf states to address differences,stay united Rex Tillerson urges Gulf states to address differences,stay united

US President Donald Trump visited the region to cement ties with powerhouse Saudi Arabia -- the first foreign stop of his young presidency.

Rex Tillerson tells China to 'step up' on North Korea Rex Tillerson tells China to 'step up' on North Korea

China and other nations must strengthen efforts to curb North Korea`s nuclear weapons programme.

CNN anchor assumes Indian-American spelling bee champion is “used to using” Sanskrit; Twitterati lash out at her – Watch CNN anchor assumes Indian-American spelling bee champion is “used to using” Sanskrit; Twitterati lash out at her – Watch

California resident Ananya Vinay was being interviewed by CNN anchors Alisyn Camerota and Chris Cuomo following her win at Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Cyprus talks to resume this month: UN chief

The agreement to resume negotiations on a historic deal was reached during a four-hour meeting between the two leaders and Guterres at UN headquarters.

Outrage as Donald Trump targets London mayor Sadiq Khan after attacks Outrage as Donald Trump targets London mayor Sadiq Khan after attacks

 Trump poured scorn on Khan`s attempt to reassure the public after three assailants smashed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge then attacked revelers with knives.

Jailed Venezuela opposition leader urges more anti-Maduro protests

Zapatero is leading an effort to build dialogue between the opposition and Maduro`s government to de-escalate the situation.
 

 Donald Trump vows to do 'whatever is necessary' to protect the US Donald Trump vows to do 'whatever is necessary' to protect the US

British Police has arrested a dozen people in connection with the deadly attack on London Bridge.

FARC slams Colombian government for `repeatedly breaking` peace pact terms

The peace deal aims to end Latin America`s longest-running civil war which has dragged on more than five decades.

Canadians 'stand united' with London, Justin Trudeau says Canadians 'stand united' with London, Justin Trudeau says

Three assailants stabbed people at random and smashed into pedestrians in a van, killing six.

Donald Trump believes climate is changing, says Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley, the US' Permanent Representative to the UN, said President Donald Trump does believe in climate change and that humans have a role in it, the media reported.

Erdogan threatens new operation in northern Syria

 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Saturday to resume military actions against Syrian Kurdish fighters in case Turkey comes under attack by them.

Six dead, 21 injured in attack on Mexican bar

The incident took place a day after fighting left 11 dead in the states of Sinaloa and Tamaulipas.

Hundreds march in US demanding Donald Trump investigation Hundreds march in US demanding Donald Trump investigation

The Justice Department has named former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate the possible collusion with Russia.
 

US praises PM Narendra Modi's call for freedom of navigation for peace US praises PM Narendra Modi's call for freedom of navigation for peace

The US on Saturday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's emphasis on having freedom of navigation and adhering to the international norms for peace and economic growth, amidst China flexing its muscles in the disputed South China Sea.

US Supreme Court sets deadline for travel ban filings

The US Supreme Court has set a 10-day deadline for the challengers of President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban on citizens from six Muslim- majority countries to respond to the government's emergency request to let the order take effect.

Donald Trump taps financier for Navy Secretary post

US President Donald Trump has tapped financier Richard Spencer for the post of Navy Secretary, according to the White House.

Jim Mattis says US committed to Asia-Pacific as allies seek clear policy Jim Mattis says US committed to Asia-Pacific as allies seek clear policy

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday the United States remains committed to its Asia-Pacific allies, as he arrived in Singapore for the region`s premier defense and security forum. 

Climate action 'unstoppable', nations should stay course: UN chief Climate action 'unstoppable', nations should stay course: UN chief

The fight against climate change is "unstoppable" and nations should stick to the landmark Paris accord, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Friday after the US chose to exit the deal.