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Trump, Clinton to be given intelligence briefings: US officials

US intelligence officials next week will invite the presidential and vice-presidential candidates from both political parties to receive top secret briefings on world crises and security threats, two U.S. officials familiar with the plans said.

Russia starts drone surveillance missions in Syria: US officials

Russia has started flying drone aircraft on surveillance missions in Syria, U.S. officials said on Monday, in what appeared to be Moscow`s first military air operations inside the country since staging a rapid buildup at a Syrian air base.

Live anthrax sent to Australia: US officials

US authorities investigating the mistaken shipment of live anthrax by a military lab have discovered another batch of the lethal bacteria dating back to 2008, some of which was sent to Australia, officials said Friday.

White House says secure systems not hacked

 US officials insisted Tuesday that a cyber attack last year did not compromise White House classified systems, but refused to confirm reports Russia was behind the breach.

US officials visit AIIMS ahead of Obama's visit

Officials of two US-based security agencies visited the AIIMS hospital and inspected the medical facilities ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to India for the Republic Day celebrations, hospital authorities said Thursday.

US officials condemn `slow` Nigeria over kidnappings

US officials on Thursday slammed Nigeria`s "slow" response to the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls by Islamic militants and renewed criticism of its military over its human rights record.

US to recognize Syrian opposition offices as `foreign mission`

In a boost to the Syrian opposition, Washington is to recognize its offices in the United States as foreign diplomatic missions, US officials said Monday as the opposition chief prepares for high-level talks here.

Syria fires deputy PM for meeting US officials sans authority

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has sacked a deputy prime minister who met Western officials to discuss the possibility of holding a peace conference.

Obama discusses gun control measures with officials

US President Barack Obama has met country`s law enforcement officials to discuss over the gun control measures.

Two more Americans die in Algeria: US officials

Two additional Americans were killed in last week`s hostage standoff at a natural gas complex in Algeria, bringing the final US death toll to three.

Much work remains to be done to open China's market: US officials

Much more work remains to be done to open China's market to US exports and investment, top Obama Administration officials have said expressing satisfaction over the progress made during the US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT).

‘US to take Iran group off terror list’

The decision looks set to end years of high-profile campaigning from the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, and infuriate Iran.

Haqqanis were amicable with US officials during Soviet Era

The Pakistan-based Haqqani network that was last week designated by the US as a foreign terrorist organisation, had a very amicable relationship with American officials during the Soviet war.

US officials to visit India for talks on BIT

US officials would soon travel to India for talks on Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT), a top trade official has said, hoping the talks would conclude soon.

‘US officials involved in Kalam frisking sacked’

Two officials of US Transportation
Security Administration (TSA) have been sacked for not following "appropriate
procedures", the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Russia bans entry to unspecified US officials

Russia says it has banned entry to US officials allegedly involved in killings and abductions.

Some US officials question response to Iran plot

The official questioned the wisdom of the White House strategy in using the affair to push for tougher sanctions on Iran.

Al Qaeda on brink of collapse: US officials

More than two months after the killing of Osama, America`s counter-terrorism officials believe that al Qaeda is on the brink of collapse.

Sibal meets US officials to discuss cyber security

Cyber security topped the agenda
of talks between the visiting US officials and Telecom
Minister Kapil Sibal here on Tuesday.

Pak foreign secretary in US to meet top officials

Salman Bashir has arrived in US for revival of the strategic dialogue.