Charlottesville in Virginia witnessed violent protests as a white supremacist, alt-right clashed with leftist protestors over the removal of a Confederate statue.Aug 16, 2017, 15:06 PM IST
In July, the United States postponed for three months a decision on whether to permanently lift sanctions on Sudan over its human rights record and other issues.Aug 11, 2017, 23:07 PM IST
An Indian-born federal judge in the US has ordered the State Department to search more emails which Hillary Clinton sent or received about 2012 Benghazi attack.Aug 11, 2017, 07:49 AM IST
Former US President Barack Obama called for calm in Tuesday's general elections in Kenya, where there are concerns over a possible resurgence of violence stemming from political and ethnic tensions.Aug 08, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
Amid a major diplomatic retaliation unseen since the Cold War era, Russia urged the United States today to show the "political will" to repair ties.Aug 01, 2017, 00:10 AM IST
The summit was the only forum when Modi and Sharif had come face to face during their visit for the UN General Assembly.Jul 26, 2017, 12:22 PM IST
A seven-year Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare faces a major test this week in the US Senate.Jul 24, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
David Johnston, who is the British queen's representative in Canada where she is head of state, joined the likes of former US first lady Michelle Obama in breaching unspoken rules of behaviour when meeting the monarch.Jul 20, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
The US government said it was targeting 18 entities and people for supporting what is said was "illicit Iranian actors or transnational criminal activity."Jul 18, 2017, 23:21 PM IST
Castro said that Trump's decisions ignored large sectors of the US and most Cuban emigrants in support of lifting the embargo and normalising bilateral ties, and merely satisfied a small group in Florida.Jul 15, 2017, 11:11 AM IST
Prime Minister Theresa May extended the invitation when she visited Washington just days after Trump's inauguration in January, but a date has yet to be set.Jul 11, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
Trump's predecessor, President Barack Obama, had notoriously strained ties to Putin, and Trump has expressed an interest in a better US-Russia relationship.
The decision to delay the plan for six months was made on the eve of a deadline set by Mattis's predecessor, Ashton Carter, during Barack Obama's administration.
Jul 01, 2017, 09:20 AM IST
As U.S. officials investigated in January the FSB`s alleged role in election cyber attacks, U.S. technology firms were quietly lobbying the government to soften a ban on dealing with the Russian spy agency, people with direct knowledge of the effort told Reuters.Jun 30, 2017, 15:34 PM IST
The appointment of Urs, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, would have to be approved by the Senate.Jun 29, 2017, 09:42 AM IST
President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has invited the Obamas to visit the Bogor Palace in West Java during their nine-day trip in Indonesia, where Obama lived for several years as a child.Jun 28, 2017, 15:25 PM IST
The US side is likely to be represented by Vice President Mike Pence, Defence Secretary James Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and National Security Advisor Lt Gen H R McMaster.
United States President Donald Trump has alleged that the former administration failed to take action against Russia for election meddling, as it was confident of Hillary Clinton`s win.Jun 26, 2017, 21:35 PM IST
In December, Obama ordered intelligence agencies to review cyber attacks and foreign intervention in the election and to deliver a report before he left office on Jan. 20.
Jun 26, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
Last year, then Presidential candidate Trump told an ABC News interview that he would be open to continuing the tradition of hosting the dinner if he were in the White House.Jun 26, 2017, 13:00 PM IST