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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

EU `worried` about any US embassy move to Jerusalem

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini on Monday advised the incoming Donald Trump administration against moving the US embassy to Jerusalem as she "worried" about a possible worldwide popular backlash. 

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warns over Donald Trump's plan to move US embassy to Israel

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warns over Donald Trump's plan to move US embassy to Israel

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warned Saturday that moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would deal a huge blow to hopes for Middle East peace.

Palestinians turn to God, Putin against Donald Trump's US embassy move

Palestinians turn to God, Putin against Donald Trump's US embassy move

Palestinians on Friday stepped up their campaign to prevent President-elect Donald Trump from carrying out his pledge to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan gets US Embassy award for fighting tuberculosis

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan gets US Embassy award for fighting tuberculosis

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan was given an award by the US Embassy in appreciation for his invaluable contributions to the US-India partnership on tuberculosis.

Man fires shots near US Embassy in Turkey, arrested

Security officials have detained a man who opened fire near the US Embassy in Ankara, located about 100 metres from the site where a Turkish policeman assassinated Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov.

Philippines detains two for bomb attempt near US embassy

Philippine police have detained two men for an attempted bombing this week near the US embassy that has been blamed on Islamic State sympathisers, an official said on Wednesday.

Cellphone bomb near US embassy in Philippines defused: Police

Cellphone bomb near US embassy in Philippines defused: Police

The bomb could have caused injury or damage within a 100-metre radius, Police said.
 

Manila police safely detonate suspected bomb near US Embassy

Manila police detonated a suspected bomb found on Monday in a trash bin just a few meters (yards) from the US Embassy, snarling morning traffic after authorities closed a portion of a major boulevard where the device was found. 

Anti-Obama protesters clash with Greek police in Athens

Minor clashes broke out in Athens today as left-wing demonstrators protesting a visit by President Barack Obama tried to break a police cordon and were repelled with tear gas.

Asked to remove pugree at US embassy, BJP MP refuses to take visa

Asked to remove pugree at US embassy, BJP MP refuses to take visa

Singh said he went to the embassy on Wednesday for the purpose of visa and was asked to remove his pugree.

South African twin brothers plotted to blow up US embassy: Police

Two South African brothers arrested on terrorism charges were plotting to blow up the US embassy in Pretoria and Jewish institutions, and planned to join the so-called Islamic State, police said Monday.

US expels 2 Russian officials after its diplomat attacked

The US has expelled two Russian officials in retaliation over an "unprovoked" attack on its diplomat by a Russian policeman.

Taliban attack rattles Kabul; 28 dead, hundreds wounded

Taliban attack rattles Kabul; 28 dead, hundreds wounded

The blast in Kabul apparently targeted the offices of Afghanistan`s main security agency was followed by a heavy firefight.

US warns citizens against all non-essential travel to Pakistan

The Pakistan government maintains heightened security measures following attacks or in response to threats, the State Department said.