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Grand welcome awaits PM Narendra Modi in US, website launched

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 16:06

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be given a grand welcome during his visit to the United States in September.

Amid US air strikes, Iraq struggles to build own air force

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 13:29

President Barack Obama told a recent interviewer he did not want the US military to become Iraq`s air force. But he may have little choice.

US National Guard ordered out of violence-torn Ferguson

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 09:29

National Guard troops withdrew Thursday from a US town gripped by nearly two weeks of protests over the fatal police shooting of a black teenager, as new details emerged about the white officer who pulled the trigger.

Obama pours cold water on Ice Bucket Challenge

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 05:54

President Barack Obama won`t be taking part in the ice bucket challenge that is sweeping America to raise money and awareness for Lou Gehrig`s disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.

Islamic State sows terror, bewitches jihadists

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 20:53

Key questions and answers about the Islamic State group that beheaded American journalist James Foley, and that US President Barack Obama described as a "cancer".

Foley beheading `crime` against Islam`s principles: Qatar

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 19:25

Qatar, accused by a German minister of financing Islamic State (IS) jihadists, condemned today the group`s beheading of US journalist James Foley as a "crime against the principles of Islam".

Foley`s killer will be caught: Former UK anti-terror chief

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 19:23

The suspected British killer of US journalist James Foley will be found and brought to justice "sooner or later", Britain`s former anti-terrorism chief said today.

US eager to engage Modi government: Congressional report

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 09:52

The US, which had shunned Narendra Modi for nearly 10 years, is eager to engage India`s new government led by him and re-energize what some see as a flagging relationship, according to a new Congressional report.

Attorney General meets with Brown family in US riot town

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 09:36

The top US law enforcement official met Wednesday with the parents of Michael Brown, the black teen killed by a white police officer whose death triggered nearly two weeks of riots in a US town.

World appalled by American journalist`s beheading: Obama

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 06:02

The entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of American journalist James Foley, US President Barack Obama said Wednesday.

Obama`s phone call ended frosty ties with Modi: US envoy

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 18:39

The phone call from President Barack Obama to Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his electoral victory "set the tone" for ending the chill in the US` relations with the Indian leader caused by a decade-long visa ban, America`s interim Ambassador Kathleen Stephens said on Wednesday.

Brazilians can vote for their own Obama

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 12:34

In Brazil, where nicknames are everything, voters can now opt for a congressional candidate who goes by the name Barack Obama.