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`Unfortunate` that India-Pakistan talks cancelled: US

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 01:46

Describing the cancellation of next week`s Foreign Secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan as "unfortunate", the US on Monday said what matters now is that both the countries take steps to improve bilateral ties.

Lanka slams US for issuing `alarmist` travel advisory

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 21:00

Sri Lanka today slammed the US for creating "false and alarmist" view of its internal situation and dismissed Washington`s perception about increasing anti-western sentiment in the country.

Pak yet to punish attackers of religious minorities: US report

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 11:49

Pakistan is yet to take steps to bring to justice those responsible for attacks against religious minorities in the country, a US State Department report has said.

Kerry says US help will only work if Iraqi leaders unite

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 11:22

US Secretary of State John Kerry said U.S. assistance to Iraq, which is seeking to repel a stunning militant advance, would only work if Iraqi leaders overcame deep divisions, the State Department said on Saturday.

Cuba protests terror designation on latest US list

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 02:36

Havana is protesting its continued inclusion on the US government`s latest list of "state sponsors of terrorism."

Several maids have fled homes of Indian diplomats in US?

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 16:38

A day before Ambassador Meera Shankar was to return home after completing her tenure in the US in 2011, her maid, without informing anyone, left her official residence.

Citing Gandhi, US launches new State Department office

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 16:42

Citing Mahatma Gandhi`s comparison of world`s religions to beautiful flowers, Secretary of State John Kerry has launched a new State Department office of faith-based community initiatives.

US orders citizens to leave Yemen amid Qaeda alert

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 14:19

The United States on Tuesday ordered Americans to leave Yemen "immediately" amid a worldwide alert linked to electronic intercepts from al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.

US State Dept spent $630K for more Facebook `likes`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 12:46

The New York State Department has reportedly spent a whopping 630,000 dollars on its advertising campaign aimed at garnering more ` likes` from the Facebook users.

US spent $630,000 to 'buy' Facebook fans

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 08:58

The US State Department was under fire for spending USD 630,000 to win millions of "likes" on its Facebook pages at a time of severe government austerity measures.

`Bradley Manning leaked damaging classified information`

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 13:08

US Army Pfc Bradley Manning disclosed potentially damaging classified information in at least 117 US State Department cables he sent to WikiLeaks.

Kerry has no time slot for Pak visit at present: State Dept

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 17:50

The United States has said Secretary of State John Kerry very much wanted to visit Pakistan and speak with the government on wide-ranging areas of cooperation.