PM Modi links India-US ties to '120 and 220 volts'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi compared the relationship between India and the US to that between 120 and 220 volts, underlining the need to harmonise systems in the two nations.

Can't match Modi's 'rock star reception' in New York: Kerry

Hosting visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over lunch at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department here, US Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged that whatever he might do, he can't match the "rock star" reception that Modi received from the Indian- American community in New York over the weekend.

'Kem Cho', says Barack Obama to Narendra Modi

"Kem Cho" -- this is how US President Barack Obama welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarati at the doorstep of the White House, ahead of the rare private dinner hosted in his honour.

Nawaz Sharif sends `message of good wishes` to PM Modi
Nawaz Sharif sends `message of good wishes` to PM Modi

Hours after raising the issue of Kashmir in his address to the UN General Assembly, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday sent message of good wishes to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

Biden apologizes for 'Shylocks' gaffe, visits Iowa

Vice President Joe Biden apologized on Wednesday for referring to people who squeeze US military personnel serving overseas on loans and other financial issues as 'Shylocks', a reference to a stereotypical Jewish character in Shakespeare.

US backs federal system in Iraq: Biden

US Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the United States would back a federal system in Iraq, as he pressed for unity in the sharply divided country amid a growing terror threat.

Joe Biden voices support for Georgia`s NATO wishes

Vice President Joe Biden tells Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili that he supports the former Soviet republic`s desire to join NATO.

Did Zardari go to Washington to ensure Sharif govt stays in power?

Did former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari go to Washington to ask for help to ensure that the Nawaz Sharif government stays in power?

US congratulates Iraqi Parliament on new Speaker

US Vice President Joe Biden congratulated violence-plagued Iraq for electing a new parliamentary speaker Tuesday, a move Washington called an important first step in forming a government after extensive delays.

Ukraine leader tells US of separatist attacks despite ceasefire

Ukraine`s leader has told US Vice President Joe Biden that Russian-backed separatists continue to attack Ukrainian forces despite a unilateral ceasefire declaration, the White House has said.

Biden vows to tackle `unacceptable` child migrant surge

Vice President Joe Biden is demanding that Central American nations work with to halt the cascade of illegal child migrants from the region from reaching the southern US border.

Biden calls Iraqi PM, stresses on need for national unity

US Vice President, Joe Biden has called the top Iraqi leadership including Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, and emphasised the need for national unity in response to the violent insurgency sweeping through the war-torn country.

Joe Biden headed for Ukraine leader`s inauguration

Vice President Joe Biden headed for Kiev late Friday to attend the inauguration of president-elect Petro Poroshenko as the Obama administration pressed Russia to recognize Ukraine`s new leader.

Joe Biden to attend Ukraine president`s inauguration

US Vice President Joe Biden would travel to Kiev to attend the inauguration of the Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko on June 7, the White House has said.

US VP Joe Biden to attend Ukraine leader`s inauguration

US Vice President Joe Biden will attend the inauguration of Ukraine`s president-elect Petro Poroshenko later this week, the White House said.

US to stay engaged in the world: Biden

Pushing back calls for withdrawl from the International arena, US Vice President Joe Biden has said that America needs to stay engaged in the world, to lead and to be a force for positive change.

Biden meets leaders on Cyprus unity, Russia sanctions

US Vice President Joe Biden met Cyprus leaders Thursday to spur talks on ending their island`s 40-year division and seek support for threatened sanctions against Russia.

US VP Joe Biden in Cyprus for talks on peace, Russia

US Vice President Joe Biden flew in to Cyprus today for talks on the divided Mediterranean island`s peace process and Western sanctions against Russia over Ukraine.

Russia to face tougher sanctions if Ukraine polls undermined: Joe Biden

Tougher sanctions must be imposed on Russia if it undermines crucial presidential elections in Ukraine on Sunday, US Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday in Bucharest.

Russia to face tougher sanctions if Ukraine polls undermined: Biden

Tougher sanctions must be imposed on Russia if it undermines crucial elections in Ukraine on Sunday, US Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday in Bucharest.