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Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack: 7, including two gunmen, dead, over 100 hostages rescued

Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack: 7, including two gunmen, dead, over 100 hostages rescued

A group of gunmen killed at least five people and wounded eight others in an attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday.

Jan 21, 2018, 10:19 AM IST
After suspending military aid, US warns Pak to act against Haqqani network

After suspending military aid, US warns Pak to act against Haqqani network

Alice Wells, the US ambassador urged the government of Pakistan to address the continuing presence of Haqqani network and other terrorist groups within its territory.

Jan 16, 2018, 21:00 PM IST
Donald Trump cancels UK visit, says will not unveil new US embassy

Donald Trump cancels UK visit, says will not unveil new US embassy

The US president announced the decision in a midnight tweet amid reports in Britain that a Trump visit would be met with protests.

Jan 12, 2018, 11:43 AM IST
Lebanon forces fire tear gas at protestors near US embassy

Lebanon forces fire tear gas at protestors near US embassy

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water cannons on Sunday at demonstrators near the US embassy as they protested Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Dec 10, 2017, 17:14 PM IST
Donald Trump shuns warnings, vows to move embassy to Jerusalem

Donald Trump shuns warnings, vows to move embassy to Jerusalem

US President told Palestinian leader in a phone call Tuesday that he intended to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Dec 05, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
Donald Trump `considering` US embassy Jerusalem move: VP Mike Pence

Donald Trump `considering` US embassy Jerusalem move: VP Mike Pence

Mike Pence made the remarks in a keynote address at an event in New York commemorating the 70th anniversary of the UN vote for partition of Palestine, which led to the creation of the state of Israel.

Nov 28, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
US tells citizens in Zimbabwe to 'shelter' amid uncertainty

US tells citizens in Zimbabwe to 'shelter' amid uncertainty

The US embassy in Zimbabwe today warned its citizens in the country to "shelter in place" due to "ongoing political uncertainty" as the crisis threatening President Robert Mugabe's government deepened.

Nov 15, 2017, 07:40 AM IST

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