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Pakistan envoy approaches US to seek support for NSG bid

Pakistan envoy approaches US to seek support for NSG bid

Pakistan`s Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani has approached the White House, the State Department, important Congress leaders and significant think-tanks and opinion makers in the United States to support Pakistan`s bid for membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

Seoul, Washington start war game despite Pyongyang's backlash

South Korean and US forces kicked off their joint annual war game on Monday despite strong a backlash from North Korea.

Indian girl found dead in US, step-mother charged with murder

A nine-year-old Indian girl has been found dead under mysterious circumstances in her house here with police charging her step-mother for the murder.

North Korea slams largest-ever South Korean artillery drill

North Korea slams largest-ever South Korean artillery drill

North Korea on Sunday slammed the largest-ever artillery drill conducted by the South Korean military as a grave provocation that was endangering regional peace.

Hillary Clinton consolidates her position in three swing states: Report

Continuing her momentum post conventions, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has consolidated her position in three key swing states, which gives her enough electoral college votes to be the next president of the US, a major US media outlet has said.

Donald Trump regrets not using right words sometimes

Donald Trump regrets not using right words sometimes

Trump alleged that Clinton's mistakes destroy innocent lives, sacrifice national security, and betray the working families of this country.

Donald Trump shakes up campaign, names combative news executive in senior role

Donald Trump shakes up campaign, names combative news executive in senior role

Republican Donald Trump hired the pugnacious head of a conservative news website and promoted a woman in a shakeup of his troubled presidential campaign, an indication he is determined to maintain his combative style while honing his message to the voters who have taken him this far.

Donald Trump pledges to reject bigotry if elected president

Donald Trump pledges to reject bigotry if elected president

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said that he will reject bigotry, hatred and oppression in all its forms if elected president, a day after he proposed an extreme vetting process for those coming to the US.

Hillary Clinton names Barack Obama veterans to White House transition team

Hillary Clinton names Barack Obama veterans to White House transition team

Looking to lay the groundwork for her presidency if she wins the White House in November, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton named several veterans of President Barack Obama`s administration for her transition team on Tuesday.

Afghanistan ISIS head Hafiz Saeed Khan killed in US drone strike

Afghanistan ISIS head Hafiz Saeed Khan killed in US drone strike

The head of Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group in Afghanistan was killed in a US drone strike last month, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Donald Trump sparks new row, says gun rights activists can stop Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump sparks new row, says gun rights activists can stop Hillary Clinton

Igniting a new controversy, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said that gun rights activists could stop Hillary Clinton from winning the polls and picking new Supreme Court judges, a remark strongly criticised as a threat of violence against his Democratic rival.

'Calling Donald Trump crazy demeans people with mental illness'

'Calling Donald Trump crazy demeans people with mental illness'

A leading mental health advocate and former Democratic Congressman has asked Americans to stop calling Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump "crazy" as it demeans those who suffer from real mental health issues.

US State Department spokesperson's remarks are insensitive, says Pakistan

The US State Department deputy spokesperson said that Pakistan was doing so "selectively, we need to see them go after all groups, even those groups that might not threaten Pakistan itself but threaten its neighbours."

US not involved in Turkey coup attempt, says envoy

US not involved in Turkey coup attempt, says envoy

The July 15 military action blamed by Ankara on US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen has rattled Turkey's relations with the United States and the European Union.

Washington Metro transit cop arrested for intending to help IS

A Washington Metro transit police officer was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly trying to provide "material support" to the Islamic State.
 

Besieged by Republican criticism, Donald Trump insists presidential campaign is unified

Besieged by Republican criticism, Donald Trump insists presidential campaign is unified

Republican Donald Trump insisted on Wednesday that his presidential campaign is unified, even as he faces open revolt from some in his party amid one of the most disruptive controversies of his unruly White House run.

US capital transit policeman arrested on terror charge

US capital transit policeman arrested on terror charge

A police officer for the US capital city`s metro system was arrested Wednesday on charges that he tried to provide material support to the Islamic State jihadist group, prosecutors said.

US, Japan call for emergency UN Security Council meeting on North Korea

The United States and Japan will ask the UN Security Council to hold an emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss Pyongyang`s launch of a ballistic missile that landed in Japanese-controlled waters, US Ambassador Samantha Power said.

Barack Obama rebukes Donald Trump, says he is unfit to serve as president

Barack Obama rebukes Donald Trump, says he is unfit to serve as president

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday slammed Republican White House nominee Donald Trump, saying he was "woefully unprepared" and "unfit" to serve as president.

Three killed, 1 injured in shooting at party near Seattle, suspect detained

Three killed, 1 injured in shooting at party near Seattle, suspect detained

At least three persons were killed and one injured on Saturday in a shooting incident in Mukilteo in the US, an official said.