Obama looking forward to meet Modi in Sept: US official

President Barack Obama is looking forward to meeting PM Narendra Modi in September, a senior US official said on Thursday.

2 killed at West Virginia coal mine: US official

US officials said that two workers who were trapped when the ground failed at a West Virginia mine with a history of safety violations have died.

US official heads to Europe for Russia sanctions talks

The United States is sending a top Treasury official to Germany, France and Britain this week to discuss sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis.

Syria now `a matter of homeland security`: US official

The Syria conflict has become a US domestic security concern, Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson has said, one day after returning from talks in Europe where the war-torn nation topped the agenda.

US official sacked for Twitter barbs is Indian-American

A key White House staffer who was fired after it came to light that he was behind a Twitter account that dished out gossip and pointed barbs at the Obama Administration is an Indian-American.

Human rights deteriorate in China: US official

The United States is deeply concerned about what it sees as a deteriorating human rights situation in China.

In China, US official promotes military ties

US National Security Adviser Tom Donilon is pushing for stronger relations between the US and Chinese militaries ahead of a summit between President Barack Obama and China`s Xi Jinping.

Sr US official meets relatives of Tibetan self-immolators

Families of three Tibetans who recently set themselves ablaze to protest China`s oppression in Tibet, met this week with a top American diplomat.

US welcomes Indian move in Sudan

The United States has welcomed
the recent move by India to send its special envoy to Sudan
and South Sudan to broker peace between the two countries.

US official says Iran becoming a pariah state

The United States and Israel have not ruled out military action against Iran`s nuclear facilities.

Top US official makes rare stop in Taiwan

USAID chief Rajiv Shah on Thursday became the highest-ranking US official to visit Taiwan since 2006.

CIA to get access to bin Laden house: US official

It was not clear exactly when the CIA would get to visit the facility.

Top US official in SL amid row over UN panel report

Robert O Blake, the US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia is the first US official to arrive
in Colombo in the midst of the heated row over the UN Secretary General`s advisory panel report.

Top US official in Nepal to discuss human trafficking

A top American official
arrived on a three-day visit to boost cooperation
to combat human trafficking from Nepal and resettlement of

Mexico angry at US official`s `insurgency` remark

Official characterised drug gang violence in Mexico as "form of insurgency".

US official`s fate may threaten US-Pak ties: Diplomat

If Davis were tried in a Pak court it would mark a worrying precedent for US.

Lahore shooting: US official barred from leaving Pakistan

The Lahore High Court Tuesday directed authorities to place the name of US official Raymond Davis, who had gunned down two people, on a list that prohibits people from going abroad, a media report said.

US official faulted for role in private spy network: Report

Pentagon rules forbid using contractors as spies.

Terror alert kept as long as needed: US official

The deputy US secretary of state said the terror alert in Europe will stay
in effect as long as it is needed.

US official to travel to China to hold talks on Latin America

The US and China will hold fourth round of sub-dialogues on Latin America.