Russian airstrikes boost Islamic State in Syria, says US envoy

The US envoy to the coalition against Islamic State said on Wednesday that Russian airstrikes in Syria are boosting the militant group because of the toll they are taking on U.S.-backed opposition fighters.

Pressure on Pak to crack down on terror has to be kept up: US envoy

The pressure on Pakistan to crack down on terrorism has to be kept up and the US remains strongly engaged with India to tackle the menace which is affecting regional peace, US Ambassador Richard Verma said on Thursday.

India, US moving into 2016 with ambitious agenda: US envoy

Describing 2015 as a transformative year in US-India relations, US Ambassador to India Richard Verma has said they are moving into 2016 with optimism and an ambitious agenda for the future.

'Strong Obama-Modi relationship helped seal Paris deal'

A "strong and productive relationship" between President Obama and PM Modi helped seal a historic deal at the Paris climate change conference, says a US official.

Think before speaking: Thai deputy PM to US envoy

Reacting to remarks by the US envoy here about the military rule in Thailand, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwon on Monday advised ambassador Glyn Davies to think carefully before speaking.

India worst affected by TB : US ambassador

India's success rate was 66 percent in fighting TB as per the statistical data of 2013. 

US envoy called to Merkel office to discuss spy 'crisis'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's office asked the US ambassador to come in on Thursday to discuss new allegations of NSA spying, which threaten to drive a new wedge through transatlantic ties.

India-US trade at $103 bn, can reach $500 bn: US envoy

Addressing the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Verma said the goal of $500 billion is achievable.

Syria opposition coalition turns down talks with UN envoy .

Syria's key opposition National Coalition will not take part in talks with the UN's peace envoy, instead delivering him a letter stating their position, a member said today. Hisham Marwa, deputy head of the coalition, which is recognised by much of the international community, dismissed the talks with UN envoy Staffan de Mistura as "unimportant".

Japanese police arrest man for threats to US envoy Kennedy

Japanese police on Thursday arrested a man for making threatening phone calls to the US embassy including against ambassador Caroline Kennedy, US officials said.

India emerging leader in inclusive economic growth: US envoy

Hailing India`s emergence as a leader in inclusive economic growth, US ambassador Richard Verma said on Wednesday that it can play a leadership role in bolstering connectivity in South Asia.

US envoy to be released from Seoul hospital after knife attack

US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert will be released from hospital Tuesday where he has been treated for injuries he sustained in a knife attack last week, doctors said.

US envoy to South Korea Mark Lippert attacked in Seoul

US envoy to South Korea Mark Lippert attacked in Seoul

 US Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert has suffered injuries on Thursday following an attack by an armed assailant in South Korean capital here.

'Thousands` of Russian troops in east Ukraine'

The United States` senior envoy to Europe alleged Wednesday that Russia had deployed "thousands and thousands" of troops to neighboring Ukraine.

US, India united against Iran's nuclear programme: US envoy

The United States and India are united in opposing Iran's nuclear programme, US Ambassador to India Richard Verma said here Monday.

It's up to private firms to take N-deal forward now: US envoy

The US on Tuesday said the onus of leveraging on the civil nuclear deal with India, that figured prominently during President Barack Obama's visit last month, now lies with private companies and promised all necessary help to them from both Governments.

US envoy, several others join 'Walks for Life'

Cancer survivor, activists and sympathisers, including US Ambassador Richard Verma and his wife Pinky Verma, Sunday came out in the national capital for the 'Walk for Life', a programme organised to create awareness about cancer.

New US ambassador Richard Verma arrives in India

The new US ambassador, Richard Verma, arrived here Friday. He is the first ever Indian-American to be appointed the US envoy to India.

Who is Richard Rahul Verma?

Who is Richard Rahul Verma?

The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Richard Rahul Verma, President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next American ambassador to India, making him the first Indian-American envoy in New Delhi.

N Korea moving 'further away' from denuclearisation: US envoy

The US diplomat in charge of North Korea policy on Monday said a speech by its foreign minister at the United Nations shows the country is moving further away from a return to six-country nuclear talks.