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US 'looking forward to welcome PM Modi at White House' later this month: State Department

US 'looking forward to welcome PM Modi at White House' later this month: State Department

The US is looking forward to host Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington later this month, the State Department has said.

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte orders occupation of isles in disputed South China Sea

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte orders occupation of isles in disputed South China Sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday ordered the occupation of uninhabited islands and shoals it claims in the disputed South China Sea, asserting Philippine sovereignty in an apparent change of tack likely to anger China.

US congratulates Lenin Moreno on Ecuador election victory

The United States on Thursday congratulated Lenin Moreno on his victory in Ecuador's presidential election, an outcome that reaffirmed leftist rule in the major oil exporter.

Gen Sharif valued partner against terrorism: US

Gen Sharif valued partner against terrorism: US

The US State Department congratulated Raheel Sharif and his family after his announcement of retirement as Army Chief General.

US puts IS suspect linked to Paris, Brussels attacks on terror list

US puts IS suspect linked to Paris, Brussels attacks on terror list

The US State Department named Abdelilah Himich, known under the nom de guerre Abu Suleiman Al-Faransi, as the founder of a 300-strong "European foreign terrorist fighter cell."

US issues travel alert for Europe after France thwarts ISIS-linked plot

US issues travel alert for Europe after France thwarts ISIS-linked plot

The suspects arrested are of French, Moroccan and Afghan origin and are between 29 and 37 years old.

No change in US' stand on Kashmir, want Pakistan to act against LeT: White House

No change in US' stand on Kashmir, want Pakistan to act against LeT: White House

US State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner told reporters at his daily news conference on Thursday that Islamabad must act against terror operators including LeT.

Maoists ranked fourth dreaded terror outfit after Taliban, Islamic State, Boko Haram

Maoists ranked fourth dreaded terror outfit after Taliban, Islamic State, Boko Haram

In a major cause of concern for the Indian authorities, a US-sponsored study has now claimed that the banned CPI-Maoists are the fourth dreaded terrorist outfit in the world after Taliban, Islamic State and Boko Haram.

Despite PM Modi's backing, US says 'don't support independence for Balochistan'

Despite PM Modi's backing, US says 'don't support independence for Balochistan'

PM Narendra Modi had said people from Balochistan have thanked him for raising their concerns.

Kerry arrives in Bangladesh amid wave of attacks on minorities

Kerry arrives in Bangladesh amid wave of attacks on minorities

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived here on Monday on a day-long visit to hold talks with the top Bangladeshi leadership on key issues like security and terrorism amid a series of brutal attacks on minorities in the Muslim-majority nation.

India witnessed religiously motivated killings in 2015: US

India witnessed religiously motivated killings in 2015: US

In 2015, India witnessed religiously motivated killings, assaults, coerced religious conversions, riots and actions restricting the right of individuals to change religious beliefs, a US State Department report on religious freedom said on Wednesday.

US State Department spokesperson's remarks are insensitive, says Pakistan

The US State Department deputy spokesperson said that Pakistan was doing so "selectively, we need to see them go after all groups, even those groups that might not threaten Pakistan itself but threaten its neighbours."

Don't adopt selective approach to fighting terror: US to Pakistan

Don't adopt selective approach to fighting terror: US to Pakistan

Toner said that unlike the Pentagon, the State Department had continued its assistance and some of that included security assistance.

Britain adds Chinese militant group to terror list

Britain has listed the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) as a terrorist organisation, a move likely to please China, which has demanded Western support for its fight against a group it says seeks to split off its western region of Xinjiang.

Obama, Erdogan discuss status of cleric Gulen in call

Obama, Erdogan discuss status of cleric Gulen in call

President Barack Obama and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed the status of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, blamed by Turkish authorities for masterminding a recent failed coup, during a call on Tuesday, the White House said.

Two Americans killed in Nice attack: State Department

Two American citizens were killed in the attack in Nice that has left at least 84 people dead.

Clinton interviewed by FBI about State Dept emails: Spokesman

Clinton interviewed by FBI about State Dept emails: Spokesman

"Secretary Clinton gave a voluntary interview this morning about her email arrangements while she was secretary," spokesman Nick Merrill said. 

Panel's report reignites debate over Clinton and Benghazi

Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused Hillary Clinton`s State Department of failing to protect four Americans killed in a 2012 attack in Libya, in a final report that contained no major new revelations but rekindled debate on the U.S. presidential campaign trail.

US Presidential polls: Hillary Clinton clinches Democratic Party nomination

US Presidential polls: Hillary Clinton clinches Democratic Party nomination

Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic Party`s presidential nomination, becoming the first woman in America`s 240-year history to be the presumptive nominee of a major US political party.

Pakistan not taking action against LeT, Haqqani network: United States

It said some UN-designated terrorist groups, such as Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) affiliates Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation, were able to raise funds and hold rallies in Pakistan.