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US embassy warns of 'credible' terror threat in Senegal

The US embassy has warned its citizens in Senegal of a "credible threat" of a terror attack in the capital Dakar, advising them to take special care when visiting places and areas popular with Westerners.

Oct 20, 2017, 06:42 AM IST

Cuba could stop 'attacks' against Americans: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump`s chief of staff said on Thursday that Washington believes Havana could put a halt to the mysterious incidents that have sickened nearly two dozen American diplomats and some tourists in Cuba.

Oct 13, 2017, 05:38 AM IST
US halves Cuba diplomatic staff over mysterious 'attacks'

US halves Cuba diplomatic staff over mysterious 'attacks'

Routine visa operations will also be suspended indefinitely, in response to the mysterious health attacks that left several US embassy staff with brain injuries and hearing loss. 

Sep 29, 2017, 22:04 PM IST
Blast hits bank in Afghan capital close to US embassy

Blast hits bank in Afghan capital close to US embassy

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the blast occured at the entrance to a Kabul Bank branch, not far from the embassy.

Aug 29, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions

President Vladimir Putin initially held off from retaliating, saying he would wait to see how Trump reacted after he came into the White House. 

Jul 28, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
Top Consular officials from US, and Japan call on Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami

Top Consular officials from US, and Japan call on Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami

In the 21st edition of Naval exercise, as many as 95 air crafts, 16 ships and two submarines from Japan, India and United States are taking part.

Jul 14, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

Donald Trump picks Indian American Krishna R Urs to be ambassador to Peru

The appointment of Urs, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, would have to be approved by the Senate.

Jun 29, 2017, 09:42 AM IST

South Koreans march to protest United States missile defence system

Around 4,000 people participated in the demonstration, the largest since South Korea and the United States agreed to deploy the system, known as Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence (THAAD).

 

Jun 24, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
US forces back Philippine troops in Islamist held city

US forces back Philippine troops in Islamist held city

The local terrorist groups are using the mosque, they are entrenched there. They also used civilians as human shields. 

Jun 10, 2017, 19:19 PM IST
Blast hits US embassy in Kiev, no casualties: Police

Blast hits US embassy in Kiev, no casualties: Police

An overnight blast hit the premises of the US embassy in Kiev but there were no casualties, Ukrainian police said on Thursday.

Jun 08, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

Top-ranking US diplomat in China resigns

The top-ranking diplomat at the US Embassy in Beijing has abruptly resigned, telling colleagues he is leaving the foreign service over disagreements with Trump administration policy, US officials has said.

Jun 06, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
Donald Trump will not move US embassy to Jerusalem for now: Official

Donald Trump will not move US embassy to Jerusalem for now: Official

President Donald Trump has decided not to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem for now, a US official said Thursday, shying away from a major campaign promise.

Jun 01, 2017, 21:18 PM IST

White House reiterates Trump's support for strong US-Israel

In a tweet, Michael C. Short, senior assistant to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, said, "...the question is not if that move happens, but only when.

Jun 01, 2017, 20:52 PM IST
There should be no politics over women's security: Arvind Kejriwal

There should be no politics over women's security: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that politics should be kept away from issues concerning the safety of women and girls.

May 30, 2017, 21:31 PM IST
US Embassy plays spoilsport, puts India's IAAF World Relays participation in jeopardy

US Embassy plays spoilsport, puts India's IAAF World Relays participation in jeopardy

Besides regular 4x400m and 4x100m relay events, the World Relays programme will also feature 4x200m and 4x800m relays in both men and women's categories.

Apr 19, 2017, 23:02 PM IST

Kosovo warns of Easter attack plots, beefs up security

Kosovo warned on Friday of possible attacks against senior politicians and Kosovan institutions during the Easter holiday, a day after the US Embassy in Pristina alerted its citizens to the risk of violence.

Apr 14, 2017, 20:05 PM IST

US gives Cessna aircraft to Pakistan for counter-terrorism

The US on Friday made a fresh delivery of Cessna aircraft to Pakistan's army to enhance its counter-terrorism capabilities and air mobility.

Mar 31, 2017, 22:36 PM IST
US to be 'steadfast' South Korea ally after Park's ouster

US to be 'steadfast' South Korea ally after Park's ouster

Meanwhile, her office said Park will not leave the presidential Blue House residence on Friday.

Mar 10, 2017, 22:16 PM IST
Kansas shooting: Indian engineer shot dead; US assures justice, says, 'America a nation of immigrants'

Kansas shooting: Indian engineer shot dead; US assures justice, says, 'America a nation of immigrants'

Condemning the fatal shooting in Kansas resulting in the tragic death of an Indian engineer, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, the United States on Friday assured that justice will be delivered as it ordered the federal agencies to investigate the case.

Feb 24, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
Donald Trump says Israel settlement growth not good for peace

Donald Trump says Israel settlement growth not good for peace

US President Donald Trump does not believe Israeli settlement growth in Palestinian territories is "good for peace", he told a paper today, in his most direct comments on the matter since inauguration.

Feb 10, 2017, 18:43 PM IST