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Asif Ali Zardari urges Donald Trump to appoint South Asia envoy

Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari has urged newly inaugurated US President Donald Trump to appoint an envoy for South Asia as soon as possible and seize an opportunity missed by the Obama administration to coordinate a top-level response to the regional terrorist threat.

China's response to US - `Will not back down on South China Sea`

China's response to US - `Will not back down on South China Sea`

China lays claim to a vast swathe of the South China Sea within a so-called "nine-dash line," including waters claimed by several of its neighbours.
 

Donald Trump thanks Barack Obama for 'beautiful' letter - What ex-POTUS wrote for US President?

Donald Trump thanks Barack Obama for 'beautiful' letter - What ex-POTUS wrote for US President?

Newly-inaugurated US President Donald Trump thanked his predecessor Barack Obama for a letter for him in the Oval Office but said he will not be divulging its contents to the media.

Donald Trump era begins with Obamacare rollback, protests

Donald Trump era begins with Obamacare rollback, protests

Donald Trump began his presidency with a series of seismic policy interventions.

Donald Trump signs executive order against Obamacare on Day One

Donald Trump signs executive order against Obamacare on Day One

Within hours of taking the oath, new US President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at "minimising the economic burden" of Obamacare "pending repeal", to make good on one of his most impassioned campaign promises of dismantling his predecessor's healthcare law.

This is what Barack Obama said just before leaving Washington

This is what Barack Obama said just before leaving Washington

Barack Obama said the change didn`t happen from the top down but from the bottom up.

US air strike in Syria kills more than 100 al Qaeda members: Defense official

The strike took place just a day before the end of President Barack Obama`s presidency.

Looking forward to working with you, PM Narendra Modi tells US President Donald Trump

Looking forward to working with you, PM Narendra Modi tells US President Donald Trump

The Prime Minister said strength of the India-US strategic partnership "lies in our shared values and common interests".

Donald Trump's swearing-in US' 58th presidential inauguration ceremony

Donald Trump's swearing-in US' 58th presidential inauguration ceremony

Donald Trump's swearing-in on Friday was the 58th formal presidential inaugural ceremony since 1789, when US' first president George Washington was inaugurated.

Barack Obama leaves Oval Office for last time

Barack Obama leaves Oval Office for last time

Barack Obama leaves Oval Office for last timeOutgoing US President Barack Obama on Friday left the Oval Office for the last time, before welcoming his successor Donald Trump to the White House Obama walked into the Oval Office holding a letter, which he left on the Resolute desk, a 19th century gift from Queen Elizabeth that is made from the timber of a British arctic vessel.

Donald Trump as US president: What it could mean for India and the world

Donald Trump as US president: What it could mean for India and the world

Donald Trump is all set to take office as the 45th President of the United States and Barack Obama wishes to tell the world, and more so his people, that things “will be OK”.

We resolved tough issues; no place for complacency: Richard Verma's parting message

US Ambassador to India Richard Verma, who is of Indian origin, will quit before President-elect Donald Trump assumes charge.

Barack Obama's parting words - 'We're going to be OK'

Barack Obama's parting words - 'We're going to be OK'

In his parting message before Donald Trump takes over, President Barack Obama today assured Americans that "we're going to be OK" but vowed to protect US' "core values" and speak up against issues like discrimination, muzzling of press freedom and rounding up of young immigrants.

Donald Trump asks some 50 senior Obama appointees to stay on

Donald Trump asks some 50 senior Obama appointees to stay on

President-elect Donald Trump has asked roughly 50 senior Obama administration appointees to remain in their posts after his inauguration to ensure continuity in government, his incoming White House press secretary said today.

India seeks NSG membership on basis of non-proliferation record, not as 'gift': MEA to China

India seeks NSG membership on basis of non-proliferation record, not as 'gift': MEA to China

China had said on January 16 that admission of non-NPT signatories in NSG could not be a "farewell gift" for countries to give to each other.

Constructive ties with Russia is in interest of US, world: Barack Obama

Constructive ties with Russia is in interest of US, world: Barack Obama

Outgoing US President Barack Obama on Thursday said having a "constructive" relationship with Russia is in the interest of America and the world and admitted that bilateral ties had reverted to an "adversarial spirit" during Vladimir Putin's presidency.

 Barack Obama makes farewell phone call to PM Modi, thanks him for enhancing Indo-US ties

Barack Obama makes farewell phone call to PM Modi, thanks him for enhancing Indo-US ties

Obama-Modi first met at the White House in September 2014, since then they have met each other eight times - a record for leaders between India and America.

Status quo on Israeli-Palestinian issue unsustainable: Barack Obama

Status quo on Israeli-Palestinian issue unsustainable: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama has said that he continues to be "significantly worried" about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Donald Trump waxwork replaces Barack Obama at Madame Tussauds London

Donald Trump waxwork replaces Barack Obama at Madame Tussauds London

A Donald Trump waxwork has been unveiled at Madame Tussauds museum in London, complete with his signature suntan -- and yak hair.