Who is Richard Rahul Verma?
Who is Richard Rahul Verma?

The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Richard Rahul Verma, President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next American ambassador to India, making him the first Indian-American envoy in New Delhi.

N Korea moving 'further away' from denuclearisation: US envoy

The US diplomat in charge of North Korea policy on Monday said a speech by its foreign minister at the United Nations shows the country is moving further away from a return to six-country nuclear talks.

Verma would make an excellent US Envoy to India: Congressmen

Top American lawmakers and eminent Indian-Americans have hailed President Barack Obama's decision to nominate Richard Rahul Verma as his next envoy to India, noting that he would make an excellent ambassador.

Turkish Foreign Ministry summons US envoy over spying report

Turkey`s Foreign Ministry summoned the US charge d`affaires, currently Washington`s most senior diplomat in Ankara, on Monday over a media report that the United States had spied on Turkey, Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said.

US envoy Stephens meets Gujarat CM

The US interim Ambassador to India on Wednesday paid a courtesy visit to Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel and discussed a host of issues.

Obama`s phone call ended frosty ties with Modi: US envoy

The phone call from President Barack Obama to Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his electoral victory "set the tone" for ending the chill in the US` relations with the Indian leader caused by a decade-long visa ban, America`s interim Ambassador Kathleen Stephens said on Wednesday.

Bahrain put `unacceptable` conditions on US envoy: Kerry

Secretary of State John Kerry voiced deep concern to Bahrain for expelling an American envoy and making "unacceptable demands" that foreign ministry personnel attend his private meetings, the State Department said Monday.

Obama to name first US envoy to Somalia in 20 years

President Barack Obama is set to name the first American ambassador to Somalia since the start of the brutal civil war more than 20 years ago, a top diplomat said Tuesday.

Pakistan, US discuss regional situation

US Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan James Dobbins has opened talks with Pakistani leaders on bilateral and regional issues, focusing on the situation in Afghanistan, officials here said Thursday.

Israel, Palestinians hold peace talks with US envoy

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met on Friday with US envoy Martin Indyk to try to find a way to extend faltering peace talks, with one Palestinian source calling the discussion "difficult".

Israel, Palestinians hold peace talks with US envoy

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met with US envoy Martin Indyk to try to find a way to extend faltering peace talks, with one Palestinian source calling the discussion "difficult".

Chinese media outlet uses racial slur at US envoy

A major Chinese government news service used a racist slur to describe the departing American ambassador in a mean-spirited editorial.

Outgoing US envoy to China urges greater human rights

Outgoing US ambassador to China Gary Locke on Thursday urged Beijing to improve its human rights record, in parting remarks just days before he is to leave the country.

No issues with US envoy meeting Modi: Anand Sharma

With Narendra Modi`s 9-year boycott by the US set to end this week, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday said government has "no issues" over it.

US envoy expresses concern over child mortality

Extending her country`s support to Maharashtra in tackling the HIV epidemic, US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell on Monday expressed concern over children dying before the age of five years.

Libya summons US envoy after suspected al Qaeda leader`s capture

Two days after the capture of suspected al Qaeda leader, Anas al-Libi, Libya has summoned US envoy over the raid which it had termed as ‘kidnap’.

US envoy no longer plans North Korea trip to seek American`s release

US envoy Robert King no longer plans to travel this week to North Korea, where he was to seek the release of US citizen Kenneth Bae, US officials who spoke on condition of anonymity said on Friday.

Obama has no plans to cancel Russia visit: US envoy

Obama is not going to cancel his visit to Russia, the US ambassador in Moscow said Monday, after media reports said the American president might call off the trip if whistleblower Edward Snowden is still in Russia by that time.

Inaction over Syria a ‘stain’ on UN: US envoy Susan Rice

Outgoing US Ambassador Susan Rice says the UN Security Council`s failure to take action to stop the conflict in Syria is "a moral and strategic disgrace that history will judge harshly."

US envoy in Pakistan to discuss Afghan peace efforts

US envoy James Dobbins arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday for talks with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other senior officials on efforts to open peace talks with Afghan Taliban, Pakistan`s foreign ministry said.