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North Korea talks invite vindicates isolation strategy: US Vice President Mike Pence

North Korea talks invite vindicates isolation strategy: US Vice President Mike Pence

Kim Jong Un has invited Donald Trump to a historic summit.

Mar 10, 2018, 00:26 AM IST
Secret Pence-North Korea meeting planned, then scrapped at last minute

Secret Pence-North Korea meeting planned, then scrapped at last minute

Mike Pence and North Korean officials had planned to meet secretly during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, but Pyongyang scrapped the talks after the US vice president denounced abuses from the "murderous regime," US officials said Tuesday.

Feb 21, 2018, 07:13 AM IST
At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics' reception, a hopeful dessert and a hasty exit

At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics' reception, a hopeful dessert and a hasty exit

At an Olympic dinner reception designed to break the ice between two nations still technically at war, the dessert said it all. Dark chocolate tempered in the shape of barbed wire lay over a map of the Korean peninsula rendered in thin blue chocolate, a representation of the heavily militarised border that separates Games host South Korea and its old enemy in the North.

Feb 09, 2018, 20:05 PM IST
Ignoring worldwide condemnation, US says embassy in Jerusalem to open by next year

Ignoring worldwide condemnation, US says embassy in Jerusalem to open by next year

US Vice President Mike Pence on Monday announced that his country's embassy in Jerusalem will open by the end of 2019. This despite worldwide condemnation of Trump administration's decision to shift the embassy from Tel Aviv.

Jan 22, 2018, 19:07 PM IST
US Vice President Mike Pence meets Egyptian President on Mideast tour amid Arab anger over Jerusalem

US Vice President Mike Pence meets Egyptian President on Mideast tour amid Arab anger over Jerusalem

US Vice President Mike Pence met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Saturday.

Jan 20, 2018, 23:27 PM IST
US Vice President Mike Pence pays surprise visit to US troops in Afghanistan

US Vice President Mike Pence pays surprise visit to US troops in Afghanistan

The superpower`s vexed campaign against Al Qaeda and the Taliban -- born from the rubble of the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington -- receives ever-less public attention in the United States these days.

Dec 22, 2017, 17:27 PM IST
Grand imam of Egypt`s Al-Azhar cancels meeting with US VP Mike Pence

Grand imam of Egypt`s Al-Azhar cancels meeting with US VP Mike Pence

Al-Azhar`s Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb cancelled a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence after President Donald Trump`s move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Dec 08, 2017, 22:05 PM IST
Palestinian official says US vice president 'not welcome'

Palestinian official says US vice president 'not welcome'

A senior Palestinian official said on Friday that US Vice President Mike Pence was "not welcome in Palestine" during his upcoming regional visit after a White House decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Dec 08, 2017, 06:42 AM IST
Donald Trump `considering` US embassy Jerusalem move: VP Mike Pence

Donald Trump `considering` US embassy Jerusalem move: VP Mike Pence

Mike Pence made the remarks in a keynote address at an event in New York commemorating the 70th anniversary of the UN vote for partition of Palestine, which led to the creation of the state of Israel.

Nov 28, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
US vice president Mike Pence leaves NFL game after players kneel during anthem

US vice president Mike Pence leaves NFL game after players kneel during anthem

President Donald Trump has criticized players sharply for the protests and pressed the NFL to ban them.

Oct 08, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
Pence to visit NASA centre building deep space mission rocket

Pence to visit NASA centre building deep space mission rocket

NASA has set its goal of sending humans to the Red Planet in the 2030s. 

Sep 25, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
Rescuers in Texas intensify efforts as Harvey moves inland

Rescuers in Texas intensify efforts as Harvey moves inland

More than 30,000 people have found refuge in shelters across Texas, from the giant Houston convention center to small churches.

Sep 01, 2017, 13:15 PM IST
Donald Trump defends Charlottesville response, threatens shutdown for Mexico wall

Donald Trump defends Charlottesville response, threatens shutdown for Mexico wall

Vice President Mike Pence and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson also attended the rally.

Aug 23, 2017, 19:55 PM IST
Donald Trump blasts Republican senators over Charlottesville criticism

Donald Trump blasts Republican senators over Charlottesville criticism

Donald Trump on Thursday fired back at a growing number of fellow Republicans who denounced his response to the Charlottesville, Virginia violence, further fueling the latest controversy to engulf his seven-month-old presidency.

Aug 17, 2017, 23:49 PM IST
Russia-backed agents tried to kill Montenegro PM: Mike Pence

Russia-backed agents tried to kill Montenegro PM: Mike Pence

A group of Serbian nationals were arrested on the eve of the election over the alleged coup plot and 14 suspects are currently on trial in the Montenegrin capital, including two Russians in absentia.
Russia has denied any involvement.

Aug 02, 2017, 18:48 PM IST
Russia urges US to fix ties as it cuts American diplomatic staff

Russia urges US to fix ties as it cuts American diplomatic staff

Amid a major diplomatic retaliation unseen since the Cold War era, Russia urged the United States today to show the "political will" to repair ties.

Aug 01, 2017, 00:10 AM IST

Russia expulsions won't deter US 'commitment to allies': US Vice President Mike Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday Moscow`s demand that Washington cut 755 American diplomatic staff in Russia will not lessen the US commitment to its allies.

Jul 31, 2017, 18:15 PM IST

Mike Pence sketches possible Patriot deployment in Estonia, vows US support

The Patriot is a mobile, ground-based system designed to intercept incoming missiles and warplanes.
 

Jul 31, 2017, 06:37 AM IST
Mike Pence under fire from Twitter users for touching space equipment; NASA says 'It's OK'

Mike Pence under fire from Twitter users for touching space equipment; NASA says 'It's OK'

The photo that was circulated widely on social media on Friday, kicked off several jokes and memes on Pence. 

Jul 08, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
Vice President Mike Pence visits NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, gets an insider's look at America's multi-user spaceport

Vice President Mike Pence visits NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, gets an insider's look at America's multi-user spaceport

The Vice President started his visit at Shuttle Landing Facility, the former space shuttle landing strip now leased and operated by Space Florida. 

Jul 07, 2017, 09:38 AM IST