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In Russia, Sudan`s Bashir asks Putin for `protection` from US

In Russia, Sudan`s Bashir asks Putin for `protection` from US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has urged Russia to protect his country from the US.

Nov 23, 2017, 19:41 PM IST

Cuba, North Korea reject 'unilateral and arbitrary' US demands

Cuba`s foreign minister and his North Korean counterpart rejected the United States` "unilateral and arbitrary" demands on Wednesday while expressing concern about escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula, the ministry said.

Nov 23, 2017, 12:07 PM IST
Man stabbed over 100 times, beheaded, heart cut off, later buried in a US park

Man stabbed over 100 times, beheaded, heart cut off, later buried in a US park

An ultra-violent Latino street gang, that President Donald Trump has vowed to wipe out, beheaded a man and cut out his heart before burying him in a park near the US capital, reports said Wednesday.

Nov 23, 2017, 11:25 AM IST
Bakery refuses to make cake for gay wedding, case to be heard in US court

Bakery refuses to make cake for gay wedding, case to be heard in US court

When Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig entered the "Masterpiece Cakeshop" bakery in a Denver suburb on July 19, 2012, they were giddy about choosing their wedding cake.

Nov 23, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
What Ivanka Trump has to say on Indo-US ties days ahead of her India trip

What Ivanka Trump has to say on Indo-US ties days ahead of her India trip

India and the US will continue to work together to increase economic opportunities and inclusive growth, US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump said, days ahead of her visit to Hyderabad for a global business summit.

Nov 23, 2017, 10:13 AM IST
Hafiz Saeed's release may coincide with 26/11 Mumbai attacks anniversary

Hafiz Saeed's release may coincide with 26/11 Mumbai attacks anniversary

Jamaat-ud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed will soon walk free after a Pakistani judicial body today ordered his release from house arrest, in a setback to India's efforts to bring to justice the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.

Nov 22, 2017, 21:45 PM IST
Great to be an Indian in the US right now: YouTube star Vidya Vox

Great to be an Indian in the US right now: YouTube star Vidya Vox

Vidya Iyer, better known by her stage name Vidya Vox, was born in the Indian city Madras (now Chennai), grew up in Virginia, and is based in Los Angeles.

Nov 22, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

US warns of risk of missiles from Yemen hitting Saudi Arabia

The United States is warning Americans travelling to Saudi Arabia about the risk of ballistic missile attacks from neighbouring Yemen.

Nov 22, 2017, 10:55 AM IST

US threatens to sue Harvard University over admissions policy probe

The United States Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to force it to turn over documents as it investigates whether the Ivy League school's admission policies violate civil rights laws.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
Donald Trump faces backlash over decision to repatriate 59,000 Haitians

Donald Trump faces backlash over decision to repatriate 59,000 Haitians

President Donald Trump on Tuesday faced a backlash over his tough immigration policies after deciding that 59,000 Haitians who took refuge in the United States following the 2010 earthquake must return home.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:09 PM IST
China urges talks after US brands North Korea a terror sponsor

China urges talks after US brands North Korea a terror sponsor

China on Tuesday called for extra efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through talks after US President Donald Trump re-branded Pyongyang as a state sponsor of terrorism.

Nov 21, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Anti-Islamic State coalition strikes drop to lowest number: Spokesman

Air strikes by the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have dropped significantly, a spokesman said Tuesday, as the war against the jihadists winds down.

Nov 21, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
United States declares North Korea state sponsor of terror

United States declares North Korea state sponsor of terror

North Korea is already under a wide array of the United States and United Nations sanctions.

Nov 20, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

Egypt asks Palestine to maintain relations with United States

Egypt has asked Palestine not to cut off communications with the US in response to the State Department's threat to close the Palestine Liberation Organisation's office in Washington, an Egyptian official said on Sunday.

Nov 20, 2017, 00:32 AM IST
Despite 7 women's statements, George Bush unlikely to be prosecuted

Despite 7 women's statements, George Bush unlikely to be prosecuted

Bush has issued repeated apologies through a spokesman "to anyone he has offended." 

Nov 17, 2017, 17:58 PM IST
US  must invest in natural strategic partner India: American lawmaker

US must invest in natural strategic partner India: American lawmaker

The US must continue to invest in its "natural strategic partner" India, nominee for assistant secretary of defence for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver said today, noting that the security ties between the two nations were at "its strongest point in history".

Nov 17, 2017, 11:18 AM IST
UNSC fails to adopt resolution on Syria chemical attacks probe

UNSC fails to adopt resolution on Syria chemical attacks probe

UNSC has once again failed to adopt resolution on Syria chemical attacks probe.

Nov 17, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
US issues travel alert for Europe, warns Americans of 'heightened risk of terror attacks'

US issues travel alert for Europe, warns Americans of 'heightened risk of terror attacks'

The US has warned its citizens of the "heightened risk of terrorist attacks" in Europe.

Nov 17, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
US to have mandatory disclaimers for election ads on social media? Decision soon

US to have mandatory disclaimers for election ads on social media? Decision soon

US regulators on Thursday kicked off a process that could result in mandatory disclaimers on election ads that appear on social media, a reaction to anonymous, Russia-linked ads on sites such as Facebook ahead of the 2016 US elections. 

Nov 17, 2017, 09:54 AM IST
Indian killed in US: Sushma Swaraj expresses concern, says government following it up

Indian killed in US: Sushma Swaraj expresses concern, says government following it up

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said the government is following up on the murder of the Indian student who was shot dead at a grocery store in the United States.

Nov 17, 2017, 00:27 AM IST