US urges closer security ties with Russia for Olympics

The United States Monday called for closer security cooperation with Russia ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics after two deadly bombings in the city of Volgograd, and warned Americans to stay vigilant.

US welcomes passage of UNHRC resolution on Lanka

US welcomed passage of resolution on Sri Lanka sponsored by it at UNHRC, saying vote sent clear signal to Colombo that international community is committed to promote peace and stability in country.