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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.

Islamic State terror group remains greatest global threat: Report

Along with IS, al-Qaeda and both groups' branches increased their focus on staging mass-casualty attacks.

Morocco slams US human rights report as a list of lies

The official MAP news agency on Tuesday quoted the Interior Ministry as saying the report's content is "truly scandalous."

Pakistan rejects US conditionalities to sale of F-16s

Pakistan rejects US conditionalities to sale of F-16s

Pakistan needs modern F-16 fighter jets for the war against terrorism but rejects the conditions the US has attached with the sale, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry said on Saturday.

Pakistan threatens to buy jets from other countries if US fails to fund part of F-16 deal

Pakistan threatens to buy jets from other countries if US fails to fund part of F-16 deal

The threat came amid reports that the US State Department has expressed its inability to provide part of the funds for the USD 700 million deal. 

Strictly avoid Pakistan's Marriott hotel: State Department warns US citizens in Islamabad

Strictly avoid Pakistan's Marriott hotel: State Department warns US citizens in Islamabad

The advisory also urged US citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Pakistan.

United States warns citizens against travelling to Pakistan

The United States government has warned its citizens against all non-essential travel to Pakistan in the wake of the ongoing `security concerns` in Pakistan.

US State Deptartment suspends review into 'top secret' Hillary Clinton emails

The State Department has suspended its internal review into whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or her top aides mishandled emails containing information now deemed "top secret."