Nuclear deal elusive as Iran, six powers resume talks in New York

A diplomatic breakthrough is unlikely on a nuclear deal to end sanctions against Iran when talks resume in New York this week between Tehran and six world powers deadlocked after a year of negotiations.

Big stars lining up for PM Narendra Modi reception in New York

Young Indian-American pop star sensation Anjali Ranadive, popular playback singer Kavita Subramaniam along with renowned violinist L Subramaniam would perform at a public reception being hosted by Indian-American community for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York.

69th session of UN General Assembly begins

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) started its 69th session at the UN Headquarters in New York Tuesday.

Iran nuclear talks: bridging the gaps in New York

Iran and six powers resume Thursday in New York negotiating a potentially historic deal to ease fears that Tehran might develop nuclear weapons after 12 years of failed diplomacy and rising tensions.

Modi's speech to be beamed live at New York's Times Square

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to nearly 20,000 Indian-Americans in New York during his US visit will be beamed live on the giant screens of the iconic Times Square.

69th UN General Assembly session to start today

 The 69th Session of the UN General Assembly will convene Tuesday at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Paris Hilton goes house hunting in New York
Paris Hilton goes house hunting in New York

Paris Hilton is hunting for a downtown apartment in New York City.

Hasina, Modi likely to meet on UNGA sidelines: Bangladesh official

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to hold first meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on September 27 on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, a foreign ministry official said here on Saturday.

Nepalese PM Sushil Koirala to visit US next week

Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala will visit the US next week to address the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

13-year-old debuts as designer at NY fashion week
13-year-old debuts as designer at NY fashion week

At the age of 13, when most kids struggle to finish their homework or hang out with friends, Isabella Rose Taylor has made her debut as a designer at the prestigious New York Fashion Week.

American with suspected jihadist allegiance arrested in NY

An American who tweeted his allegiance to the leader of Islamic State jihadists was arrested at New York's JFK airport last week, officials said Friday.

Ethan Hawke, Richard Gere to receive honours at NY Film Fest
Ethan Hawke, Richard Gere to receive honours at NY Film Fest

The New York Film Festival will honour actors Ethan Hawke and Richard Gere this year.

Special: Can India handle an air attack similar to 9/11?

With just two days left for the 13th anniversary of the tragic 9/11 attack on the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York, what will happen if an attack of the same magnitude happens in India? Will India be able to brace itself?

Unaware of Modi-Sharif meeting in New York: Pakistan Foreign Office

Pakistan on Thursday said it was not aware of any plans for a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York during this month's UN General Assembly session.

World powers, Iran to meet in New York

World powers and Iran will hold a new round of talks on Tehran`s disputed nuclear programme in New York on September 18, EU officials said Thursday.

Shooting suspect caught before NYC parade

New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton says a suspect is in custody in a fatal shooting that occurred hours before the start of the West Indian Day Parade.

Chelsea Clinton quits TV journalist job to focus on family

Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former US president Bill Clinton, has decided to quit her job as a TV journalist to focus on her family's charity foundation and to prepare for the arrival of her first child.

US Secret Service investigates potential threat against President Barack Obama

The US Secret Service, which is responsible for presidential security, has issued a statement stating that the agency is investigating a potential threat against President Barack Obama, as per reports on Saturday.

There is no competition to American leadership from China and Russia: Obama

US President Barack Obama has said American leadership was never more necessary in the world than now and there is no competition to it from countries like China and Russia.

In first, NYC memorial to be open on night of 9/11

The September 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, marking the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date.