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US not looking for permanent military presence in Africa

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 09:48

The US does not intend to have a permanent military presence in Africa to resolve the continent`s conflicts, but is committed to help its partners confront transnational threats, a top Obama administration official has said.

US negotiator gives no hard deadline for Iran deal

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 22:52

Obama administration`s chief nuclear negotiator refused on Tuesday to provide a hard deadline for a deal with Iran to prevent it from developing nuclear weapons.

Iraq recalls envoy to Jordan after opposition meets in Amman

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 04:01

Baghdad today said that it had recalled its ambassador to Jordan, two days after Sunni Iraqi leaders meeting in Amman described a jihadist-led insurgency sweeping parts of Iraq as a "popular revolt".

Opportunity to reframe ties with Pakistan post 2014: Dunford

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 03:52

As America`s dependence on the crucial line of communication passing through Pakistan decreases post 2014, a US General based in Afghanistan has has said this could give the United States an opportunity to reframe relationship with Islamabad.

Rising India is ameliorating influence on China: US

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 07:25

The US has said a rising India is going to be an ameliorating influence on China as there will be areas of both collaboration and competition between the two Asian giants to work on.

Khobragade incident has developed closer ties with India: US

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 07:22

The US has said the aftermath of last year`s Khobragade incident has led to the development of closer ties and closer communication with India.

US hopeful of addressing nuke liability issues with India

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 02:00

With the new government in power in India, the US believes that there may be an opening to address the contentious nuclear liability issues with India, a top US official said.

Russia says new US sanctions unacceptable

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 05:59

Russia today called new US sanctions outrageous and unacceptable, and threatened retaliation after Washington and the European Union ramped up punitive measures against Moscow over the Ukraine crisis.

US to send 6 Guantanamo detainees to Uruguay: official

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 04:38

The United States plans to transfer six Guantanamo detainees to Uruguay early next month, an Obama administration official has said.

US can play imp role to help India address its problems

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 02:32

The US can play an important role in helping India in addressing the challenges faced by it and creating opportunities that would benefit both countries, a top Obama administration official said today.

US Ex-Im Bank weighs loan to major India coal project

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 05:05

The U.S. Export-Import Bank is considering financing a massive coal-fired power plant in India despite the fact the Obama administration has called on domestic and global public lenders to stop funding coal-plants in his climate change strategy.

Armed U.S. aircraft now flying over Iraq: Defense officials

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 05:48

The Obama administration is flying armed aircraft over Iraq, defense officials said on Friday, adding that the flights were aimed at gathering intelligence and ensuring the safety of U.S. personnel on the ground rather than conducting strikes.