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Angela Merkel laments breakdown of trust in US spy row

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 21:29

Chancellor Angela Merkel lamented the breakdown in trust between Germany and the United States amid a spying row that saw the CIA chief in Berlin expelled from the country.

Three of Indian-American family killed in accident

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 19:52

Three members of an Indian-American family died when their car was hit by a pickup driven by a possibly drunk woman in the US state of Texas, media reported.

US economic delegation to arrive in India today

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 03:43

A delegation headed by Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General of the US and Foreign Commercial Service, Arun M Kumar is expected to arrive in India on Saturday.

US House backs resolution supporting Israel

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 01:30

The US House of Representatives has backed a resolution expressing support for Israel and its right to self-defense.

Judge questions prosecutors claim against UK man

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 00:41

A US federal judge preparing to sentence a British citizen for supporting terrorists in Afghanistan challenged prosecutors on their claim that his support extended to Al Qaeda.

Mentally ill American sentenced for threatening Bush

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 23:45

A bipolar house painter arrested with a loaded rifle was sentenced to one year supervised release in New York today for threatening to kill former president George W Bush.

Mexico plane crash kills four

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 23:37

A plane crash in eastern Mexico has killed four people and injured two others, local authorities said on Friday.

Stop spying, revive ties: Germany to US

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 22:05

German politicians called on the US to stop all spying activities against Germany and to work together to revive bilateral ties on the basis of honesty.

US economic delegation to visit India

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:56

A delegation of senior US officials will be visiting India from Saturday to discuss ways to bolster the bilateral economic partnership.

US welcomes choice of new UN special envoy for Syria

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:45

US Secretary of State John Kerry has welcomed the appointment of veteran diplomat Staffan de Mistura as the new UN special envoy for Syria.

US Senator hails reformist budget of Modi Govt

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 15:23

A top American Senator has hailed several provisions in the maiden budget of the new Indian Government saying it reflected the willingness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tackle some of the regulations that have stifled foreign investment in India.

Manmohan Singh continues to enjoy immunity: DoJ tells US court

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:48

Former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh continues to enjoy immunity in an alleged human rights violation case filed against him in a US court even though he is no longer the head of the State, the US Department of Justice has said.