Barack Obama, Dalai Lama due to attend US prayer event

U.S. President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama are scheduled to attend the U.S. National Prayer Breakfast in Washington next week, but it was unclear if they will hold a private meeting like one last year that angered Beijing.

US condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan

The US on Monday condemned the terror attack in Pakistan on foreign tourists and said the FBI is working with Pakistani officials in its investigations.

Release `jailed’ American man: US tells N Korea

The United States has urged North Korea for an immediate release of a Korean-American man, who has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for alleged anti-government crimes.

‘US open to wide-ranging engagement with Pak`

The United States has said it looks forward to intensive engagement with Pakistan on wide-ranging issues of mutual interest as Washington wants the bilateral relationship back on track.