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Kremlin says Russia will not heed US calls to free protesters

The Kremlin said on Tuesday that Russian authorities would not pay attention to US calls to release anti-government demonstrators who were detained on Monday during protests organised by opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

Jun 13, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

Turkey calls for ouster of US envoy for anti-IS coalition

The United States sees the YPG as the most effective force on the ground in the fight against Islamic State militants

May 18, 2017, 17:13 PM IST
Ajay Devgn and Kajol create 'Shivaay' magic in Google and Facebook headquarters! Pics inside

Ajay Devgn and Kajol create 'Shivaay' magic in Google and Facebook headquarters! Pics inside

Ajay Devgn and Kajol visited Google and Facebook headquarters for 'Shivaay' promotions!

Sep 25, 2016, 19:32 PM IST

US launches quiet diplomacy to ease South China Sea tensions

The United States is using quiet diplomacy to persuade the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and other Asian nations not to move aggressively to capitalise on an international court ruling that denied China`s claims to the South China Sea, several U.S. administration officials said on Wednesday.

Jul 14, 2016, 09:36 AM IST

U.S. downgrades Myanmar, raises Thailand in human trafficking report

The United States places Myanmar, Uzbekistan, Sudan and Haiti on its list of worst human trafficking offenders.

Jul 01, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

19 dead in bomb attacks on ex-Qaeda bastion in Yemen

The US Navy has several ships nearby, including an amphibious assault vessel, the USS Boxer, and two destroyers.

Jun 27, 2016, 23:52 PM IST
Pakistan admits stalling India's NSG bid; says will not back down from 'principled stand' on Kashmir

Pakistan admits stalling India's NSG bid; says will not back down from 'principled stand' on Kashmir

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif personally wrote letters to 17 prime ministers of different countries to keep India away from getting NSG membership.

Jun 27, 2016, 20:43 PM IST
India deserves to be in NSG, the US will work for it: Envoy Richard Verma

India deserves to be in NSG, the US will work for it: Envoy Richard Verma

Addressing the Atlantic Council US-India Trade Initiative workshop, Verma talked about the US' strong support for India.

Jun 27, 2016, 17:20 PM IST

Chinese ship inaugurates expanded Panama Canal

A giant Chinese-chartered freighter nudged its way into the expanded Panama Canal on Sunday to mark the completion of nearly a decade of work forecast to boost global trade.

Jun 26, 2016, 23:46 PM IST
26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed announces 'jihad to free Pakistani rivers from India'

26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed announces 'jihad to free Pakistani rivers from India'

Days after India’s most wanted terrorist Hafiz Saeed said that India will soon pay for it's growing relation with the US, the Mumbai attack mastermind announced to wage 'jihad' to get the Pakistani rivers freed from India.

Jun 26, 2016, 23:34 PM IST

NSG likely to meet again to discuss entry of non-NPT countries

The 48-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is likely to meet again before the end of the year specially to discuss the process for granting membership to non-NPT signatories.

Jun 26, 2016, 18:17 PM IST

How al Qaeda radicalises youth and trains them, reveals arrested militant leader

AQIS was established by al Qaeda in 2014 to spread its wings in South Asia. 

Jun 26, 2016, 17:11 PM IST

UN can't verify incendiary bombs in Syria, concerned by reports

Russia deployed warplanes to Syria last year to support President Bashar al-Assad against rebels seeking to end his rule.

Jun 25, 2016, 23:54 PM IST
Defence Ministry nod to buy 145 ultra light howitzers from US

Defence Ministry nod to buy 145 ultra light howitzers from US

The howitzers that can be heli-lifted were first proposed to be bought from BAE about 10 years back.

Jun 25, 2016, 22:28 PM IST

US needs calm, steady and experienced leadership: Hillary Clinton

The US needs a "calm, steady and experienced" leader to meet the challenges posed after Brexit, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said, while her Republican rival Donald Trump described it as British declaration of independence from European Union.

Jun 24, 2016, 20:56 PM IST

Orlando gunman claimed to have bomb-rigged car and vests

Mateen, a New York-born U.S. citizen and Florida resident of Afghan descent, who has been described by US officials as "self-radicalized" in his extremist sympathies.

Jun 20, 2016, 22:15 PM IST

China condemns Indonesia's firing on Chinese boats in South China Sea

China claims almost all of South China Sea which is disputed by the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan.

Jun 19, 2016, 20:55 PM IST

Tibet ''inalienable'' part of China: US

The US Secretary of State, John Kerry said Washington maintains that Tibet is an inalienable part of China and does not support the independence of Tibet.

Jun 19, 2016, 17:44 PM IST

Ties with US not to impact relations with Beijing, Moscow: India

India on Sunday said that its growing engagement with the US will not impact its relations with countries like Russia and China nor this will dilute New Delhi's commitment to forums like the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).

Jun 19, 2016, 17:34 PM IST
Al-Baghdadi certainly injured, says Syrian envoy to Russia

Al-Baghdadi certainly injured, says Syrian envoy to Russia

Ambassador Riyad Haddad told Sputnik magazine that there was no clear information on his killing.

Jun 17, 2016, 19:06 PM IST