Dutch re-arrest Qaeda suspect for US extradition

 Dutch authorities have re-arrested a Dutch-Pakistani al Qaeda suspect wanted by the United States, saying on Friday that all obstacles in his long-running extradition case had been cleared.

Powerful US pro-Israel lobby holds fire as Iran deadline looms

As the United States and other powers negotiate down to the wire on a nuclear deal with Iran, one voice has been unusually quiet - the main pro-Israel lobby in Washington. 

Vienna talks focused on reaching nuclear deal with Iran: John Kerry

 United States Secretary of State John Kerry has said that extending the deadline to reach an agreement that will mark the closure of the 12-year-long deadlock on Iran`s nuclear programme is not being discussed instead the talks will focus on "driving towards" the outline of a deal.

India played productive role inside Afghanistan: US

Praising India for playing a useful and productive role inside war-torn Afghanistan, the US Friday said it is looking forward to India's leadership and its continued participation in regional security.

Japan raises military profile in naval war games with US

Japan stepped up its role in large-scale war games with the United States this week, with one of its admirals commanding air and sea manoeuvres that the US military described as the most complex ever overseen by the Japanese navy.

America warns Pakistan ahead of J&K polls

Ahead of J&K polls, America has warned Pakistan following intelligence inputs that Pakistan-based militants may disrupt the ensuing assembly election by attacking security convoys and political workers in south Kashmir.

Powers 'not discussing' extending Iran nuclear deadline: Kerry

World powers negotiating with Iran over its nuclear programme are united in their search for an agreement and are not discussing an extension of the deadline, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday.

ISIS has 'impaled' itself on Kobane: Top US envoy

The Islamic State (IS) group of jihadists has "impaled itself" on Kobane by pouring fighters into the strategic Syrian town so they can be bombed by the US-led coalition, a senior US envoy said on Thursday.

Will focus on building ties with India: Nikki Haley

Indian-origin Governor of the US state of South Carolina, Nikki Haley Thursday said she is very optimistic about India and will focus on building ties between the two countries.

Australian world record holder Rhein Gibson looking for new mark
Australian world record holder Rhein Gibson looking for new mark

Rhein Gibson`s astonishing 55 at an Oklahoma golf course etched his name in the Guiness World Records but the unheralded Australian pro is determined to cast off the tag of "one-hit wonder".

At least eight dead in `historic` US snowstorm

A "historic" storm dumped more than five feet of snow, stranding scores of motorists, cancelling flights and killing at least eight people in the north-eastern United States, officials said Wednesday.

John Kerry delays trip to Vienna for Iran nuclear talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry has pushed back his trip to Vienna where international negotiators are in final talks on Iran`s nuclear programme, his department said on Tuesday.

With two years left, Obama prepares to go it alone

Barack Obama has only two years left in office but he is not ready to slow down. Instead, he plans to charge into two of the most sensitive issues in US politics: immigration and climate change.

All 50 US states feeling freezing temperatures

Temperatures in all 50 US states dipped to freezing or below on Tuesday as an unseasonably cold blast of weather moved across the country, meteorologists said.

All 50 US states feeling freezing temperatures

Temperatures in all 50 US states dipped to freezing or below on Tuesday as an unseasonably cold blast of weather moved across the country, meteorologists said.

Barack Obama orders review of hostage policy

Washington: US President Barack Obama has ordered a comprehensive review of the administration's hostage policy, a decision prompted by the growing number of American being killed in the Middle East.

American grilled for shipping human body parts in Thailand

Bangkok: A parcel delivery company in Bangkok put three packages bound for the United States through a routine X-ray and made a startling discovery: preserved human parts, including an infant's head, a baby's foot and an adult heart.

One out of every 30 children in US is homeless

Washington: One out of every 30 children in the US is homeless, the highest rate in history and one that is due to the nation's high percentage of poverty, together with the lack of affordable housing and the impact of domestic violence.

US 'disappointed' with Iran's IAEA cooperation ahead of nuclear talks

The United States is disappointed with Iran`s failure to engage with a UN nuclear agency investigation into suspected atomic bomb research, a US envoy said on Monday.

US 'disappointed' with Iran's IAEA cooperation ahead of nuclear talks

The United States is disappointed with Iran`s failure to engage with a UN nuclear agency investigation into suspected atomic bomb research, a US envoy said on Monday.