close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

Donald Trump declines to endorse Ryan, McCain for re-election

Donald Trump on Tuesday declined to endorse two fellow Republicans, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and U.S. Senator John McCain, in their upcoming re-election battles.

Pakistan facing international isolation, says Senator

A Pakistani Senator on Wednesday said Islamabad was being gradually isolated on an international level.

Modi the most effective leader India has had: US Senator McCain

US diplomacy wants improvement in relations between Pakistan and India.

Zardari urges US to support sale of F-16 jets to Pakistan

Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari has approached the United States and sought to convince it to sell F-16 fighter aircraft to Islamabad on ground to fight the war against terror.

US Senate fails to recognise India as "global strategic and defence partner"

US Senate fails to recognise India as "global strategic and defence partner"

The US had recognised India as a "major defence partner" in a joint statement issued after PM Modi held talks with President Barack Obama

US clears reimbursement fund for Pakistan for ''anti-terrorism efforts''

The United States Senate Armed Services Committee approved a proposal to set up a new fund to reimburse Pakistan for its efforts in the war against terror, which also delinks the country from Afghanistan.

Trump rips up rule book of US retail politics

Trump rips up rule book of US retail politics

U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump swung into New Hampshire for a few hours one evening earlier this month to pick up an endorsement from a small police union.

US senators want 100,000 foreign troops to fight IS in Syria

John McCain, the chair of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, criticised current US strategy as insufficient and unsuccessful in defeating the jihadists.

India mulled carrying out surgical air strikes post 26/11 attacks: Ex-Pakistan minister

India mulled carrying out surgical air strikes post 26/11 attacks: Ex-Pakistan minister

India mulled carrying out surgical air strikes post 26/11 attacks, ex-Pakistan FM has claimed.

Trump's support surges ahead of first Republican debate, shows poll

Some Republicans gleefully scripted Donald Trump`s political obituary in the wake of his scathing comments about Sen John McCain`s military service earlier this month, hoping that his freewheeling presidential campaign had finally imploded.

Trump heaps scorn on war hero record of `loser` McCain

Trump heaps scorn on war hero record of `loser` McCain

Donald Trump, known for his incendiary rhetoric on the 2016 campaign trail, lobbed his latest verbal grenade Saturday, dismissing the military record of Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war.

Afghan delegation to meet Taliban as twin attacks hit Kabul

Afghan delegation to meet Taliban as twin attacks hit Kabul

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday he had sent a delegation to Pakistan to meet with representatives of the Taliban, his first acknowledgement of official talks with the insurgents fighting to topple the government in Kabul.

US military chiefs face tough questioning on Islamic State

Defense Secretary Ash Carter Tuesday defended President Barack Obama's strategy to defeat Islamic State group militants amid criticism from Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain.

US must reassess Afghanistan troop withdrawal: McCain

The ongoing Taliban offensive in Afghanistan demands a reassessment of the Obama administration's current plan to drawdown US forces, US Senator John McCain said today during a visit to the country's capital.

John McCain denounces US troop withdrawal plan in Afghanistan

Influential Senator John McCain said Saturday the complete withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016 would be a "serious mistake", as stretched local forces battle a resurgent Taliban.

US Senate votes to ban torture

The US Senate voted Tuesday to ban torture during interrogations, a measure aimed at ending brutal techniques that were used on terror suspects following the 9/11 attacks of 2001.

US Senators ask govt to work to restore democracy in Maldives

 Two top American Senators have asked the Obama Administration to work with India and other countries to restore democracy in Maldives and release of political prisoners including Former President Mohamed Nasheed.

Is Obama planning to ''invade'' Texas?

American politics can sometimes border on the bizarre. Conspiracy theorists would have one believe that Democratic President Barack Obama is hatching a secret plot to invade the Republican-ruled southern American state of Texas and impose martial law?

With two years left, Obama getting tough on critics

Just as Congress is hitting something of a bipartisan stride on such issues as Medicare, Iran and trade, President Barack Obama and his White House team have decided to go after their Republican critics, picking fights and scornfully calling them out by name.

Protesters vilify Henry Kissinger, US senator calls them `scum`

American foreign policy titan Henry Kissinger came to Capitol Hill Thursday to discuss global security challenges, but received a rude welcome from protesters who demanded his arrest for war crimes.