United States

France's Macron pushes back at 'America First' agenda

France's Macron pushes back at 'America First' agenda

France's President has urged the United States to embrace multilateralism.

Apr 26, 2018, 00:34 AM IST
Microsoft denies auditing KPMG work in India after BJP leader files police complaint

Microsoft denies auditing KPMG work in India after BJP leader files police complaint

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vinit Goenka had complained to both companies that a KPMG employee had "barged in" to his Mumbai recruitment firm without an appointment to check its software last month.

Apr 25, 2018, 13:32 PM IST
Withdrawing work permits to spouses of H-1B visa holders would hurt economy, say US lawmakers

Withdrawing work permits to spouses of H-1B visa holders would hurt economy, say US lawmakers

Roughly 80 per cent of H-4 visa holders are women, and many had successful jobs and held advanced degrees in their native countries before coming to the US with their H-1B spouses.

Apr 25, 2018, 10:40 AM IST
H1B approvals for Indian IT companies drop by 43 per cent between 2015-17: Report

H1B approvals for Indian IT companies drop by 43 per cent between 2015-17: Report

The top seven Indian-based companies received only 8,468 approved H-1B petitions for initial employment in FY 2017, a decline of 43 per cent for these companies since FY 2015, when it received 14,792 H-1B visas.

Apr 25, 2018, 10:35 AM IST
US brands arch-rivals China and Russia 'forces of instability', tags them with Iran, North Korea for human rights abuses

US brands arch-rivals China and Russia 'forces of instability', tags them with Iran, North Korea for human rights abuses

The charge was made by Acting Secretary of State John Sullivan as he launched Washington's annual global human rights report

Apr 20, 2018, 22:48 PM IST
Iran vows to retaliate if US withdraws nuke deal

Iran vows to retaliate if US withdraws nuke deal

Tehran on Friday said that it has a variety of countermeasures if Washington decides to pull out of the 2015 landmark nuclear deal.

Apr 20, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
Will walk out if meeting with Kim Jong-un doesn't go well: Donald Trump

Will walk out if meeting with Kim Jong-un doesn't go well: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has said he will be meeting with Kim in the coming weeks to discuss the de-nuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.

Apr 19, 2018, 17:22 PM IST
CIA chief Mike Pompeo met Kim Jong Un in North Korea, says US President Donald Trump

CIA chief Mike Pompeo met Kim Jong Un in North Korea, says US President Donald Trump

South Korea said on Wednesday it is considering how to change a decades-old armistice with North Korea into a peace agreement. 

Apr 18, 2018, 17:23 PM IST
Use of nuclear weapons inevitable if World War 3 breaks out, warns former Russian general

Use of nuclear weapons inevitable if World War 3 breaks out, warns former Russian general

Russia said on April 16, 2018, that it still hopes for dialogue with Washington despite US-led strikes on Moscow's ally Syria.

Apr 17, 2018, 18:54 PM IST
Over 100 missiles fired at Syria in US-led strikes, Russia warns of 'consequences'

Over 100 missiles fired at Syria in US-led strikes, Russia warns of 'consequences'

Russia said "a significant number" of missiles were shot down by Syrian air defences. 

Apr 14, 2018, 11:15 AM IST
US, France, Britain launch joint precision strikes targeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons capabilities

US, France, Britain launch joint precision strikes targeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons capabilities

Trump said a combined operation with France and Britain was underway and that they were prepared to sustain the response until Syria stopped its use of chemical weapons.

Apr 14, 2018, 06:54 AM IST
A pause of 8 seconds, then a refusal: Mark Zuckerberg says won't reveal his own personal information

A pause of 8 seconds, then a refusal: Mark Zuckerberg says won't reveal his own personal information

Zuckerberg accepted personal responsibility for the leak of users` data and vowed that the company will do better in guarding such information.

Apr 11, 2018, 06:45 AM IST
Golf: Finau battles through pain to stay in Masters contention

Golf: Finau battles through pain to stay in Masters contention

American Tony Finau kept his name high up on the leaderboard after the second round of the Masters on Friday, despite battling through the pain barrier of playing with a heavily taped left ankle.

Apr 07, 2018, 08:51 AM IST
Explained: US-China Trade fight and what happens next

Explained: US-China Trade fight and what happens next

The US has voiced willingness to negotiate a resolution to an escalating trade fight with China after Beijing retaliated against proposed US tariffs.

Apr 05, 2018, 11:50 AM IST
Donald Trump signs proclamation sending National Guard to US-Mexico border

Donald Trump signs proclamation sending National Guard to US-Mexico border

He promised a wall but for now, Donald Trump has decided to deploy National Guard because his administration 'has no choice but to act.'

Apr 05, 2018, 08:40 AM IST
'US will not stop until ISIS is gone', says President Donald Trump at Baltic summit

'US will not stop until ISIS is gone', says President Donald Trump at Baltic summit

Presidents of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia visited the White House on Tuesday to attend the Baltic Summit in the United States.

Apr 04, 2018, 06:00 AM IST
Russian diplomats expelled from the United States arrive home

Russian diplomats expelled from the United States arrive home

Russian diplomats expelled from the United States arrived in Moscow on Sunday.

Apr 02, 2018, 00:49 AM IST
Russia vows to react to 'provocative' expulsions of diplomats

Russia vows to react to 'provocative' expulsions of diplomats

Russia on Monday vowed to retaliate against the expulsions of its diplomats by the US and Canada, as well as 14 European Union countries and Ukraine.

Mar 27, 2018, 00:05 AM IST
Action against Russia retaliatory, no message for India: US

Action against Russia retaliatory, no message for India: US

The US' expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats is not intended at sending any message to a country like India, senior Trump administration officials said on Monday.

Mar 27, 2018, 00:03 AM IST
US expels 60 Russian 'intelligence officials', orders closure of Seattle Consulate

US expels 60 Russian 'intelligence officials', orders closure of Seattle Consulate

The US on Monday expelled 60 Russian diplomats, describing them as "intelligence officers".

Mar 26, 2018, 20:04 PM IST