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US accuses Myanmar military of 'planned and coordinated' Rohingya atrocities

US accuses Myanmar military of 'planned and coordinated' Rohingya atrocities

A US government investigation has found that Myanmar’s military waged a "well-planned and coordinated" campaign of mass killings, gangrapes and other atrocities against the Southeast Asian nation’s Rohingya Muslim minority.

Sep 25, 2018, 08:40 AM IST
Thousands in South Carolina brace for post-Hurricane Florence flooding

Thousands in South Carolina brace for post-Hurricane Florence flooding

More than 10 days after the storm made landfall and killed 46 people mostly in North Carolina, several rivers throughout the state continued to rise.

Sep 25, 2018, 07:12 AM IST
US: Three infants, two adults stabbed at New York City daycare centre

US: Three infants, two adults stabbed at New York City daycare centre

The unidentified woman was in stable condition, Juanita Holmes, assistant chief of patrol for the New York City Police Department, said at a news conference.

Sep 21, 2018, 23:59 PM IST
India to pay in rupees for Iranian oil

India to pay in rupees for Iranian oil

Oil refiners such as state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) and Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) could use UCO Bank or IDBI Bank to route oil payments to Iran, the official added.

Sep 20, 2018, 18:12 PM IST
China hits back by levying tariffs on $60 billion of US goods

China hits back by levying tariffs on $60 billion of US goods

The new tariff measures will take effect on Sept. 24, the date when the Trump administration says it will begin to levy new tariffs of 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese products.

Sep 18, 2018, 19:23 PM IST
Trump orders new tariffs on additional USD 200 Bn worth of Chinese imports

Trump orders new tariffs on additional USD 200 Bn worth of Chinese imports

US President Donald Trump Monday announced imposing new tariffs on an additional USD 200 billion worth of imports from China, escalating the trade war with the Asian giant.

Sep 18, 2018, 07:34 AM IST
Over 722,000 without power as Hurricane Florence batters Carolinas

Over 722,000 without power as Hurricane Florence batters Carolinas

Florence crashed into the Carolinas on Friday with 90-mph (144 kph) winds, torrential rains and a powerful storm surge before slowing to a pace that meant it would plague the area with days of flooding.

Sep 15, 2018, 10:37 AM IST
Ajit Doval discusses ‘future direction’ of Indo-US ties with Pompeo, Mattis

Ajit Doval discusses ‘future direction’ of Indo-US ties with Pompeo, Mattis

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday held "broad-based" talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Defence Secretary James Mattis and his American counterpart John Bolton during which they discussed the "future direction" of the strategic Indo-US ties.

Sep 15, 2018, 10:35 AM IST
Amazon's Jeff Bezos says Donald Trump should be 'glad' of media scrutiny

Amazon's Jeff Bezos says Donald Trump should be 'glad' of media scrutiny

Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday the company would announce a decision on where it will build a second headquarters before the end of the year, and also said that President Donald Trump is wrong to "attack the media."

Sep 14, 2018, 08:40 AM IST
Penalty imposed on US company for paying low wages to H-1B employees

Penalty imposed on US company for paying low wages to H-1B employees

As a result, People Tech Group Inc has been asked to pay its 12 employees USD 309,914 and has been slapped with a penalty of USD 45,564, it said.

Sep 14, 2018, 07:55 AM IST
China will not 'surrender' to US demands in trade talks: Report

China will not 'surrender' to US demands in trade talks: Report

China and the United States are set to return to the table with the threat of new US tariffs looming after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin extended the invitation to counterparts in Beijing.

Sep 14, 2018, 07:43 AM IST
US accuses Russia of covering up breaches of North Korea sanctions

US accuses Russia of covering up breaches of North Korea sanctions

The report, submitted to the UN Security Council North Korea sanctions committee last month said Pyongyang has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating UN sanctions on exports.

Sep 14, 2018, 07:33 AM IST
US House bans eating of dogs and cats

US House bans eating of dogs and cats

In a non-controversial voice vote, the US House also passed a bill to ban American people from slaughtering dogs and cats for human consumption.

Sep 13, 2018, 15:14 PM IST
Donald Trump signs executive order for sanctions against foreigners who meddle in polls

Donald Trump signs executive order for sanctions against foreigners who meddle in polls

Bolton said the executive order requires the Director of National Intelligence to be conducting regular assessments about potential foreign interference in the election.

Sep 13, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
US braces for 'days and days' of rains, floods from Hurricane Florence; evacuation ordered

US braces for 'days and days' of rains, floods from Hurricane Florence; evacuation ordered

The storm was getting bigger and better organized and is expected to continue to strengthen for the next day or so, the NHC said.

Sep 12, 2018, 08:54 AM IST
Russia says US dropped phosphorus bombs over Syria's Deir al-Zor

Russia says US dropped phosphorus bombs over Syria's Deir al-Zor

The air strikes targeted the village of Hadjin and resulted in fires, but there was no information about casualties, the Russian military said.

Sep 10, 2018, 00:34 AM IST
Donald Trump ups ante on China, threatens duties on nearly all its imports

Donald Trump ups ante on China, threatens duties on nearly all its imports

The moves would sharply escalate Trump`s trade war with Beijing over his demands for major changes in economic, trade and technology policy.

Sep 08, 2018, 17:24 PM IST
US expresses concern over continued democratic backsliding in Maldives

US expresses concern over continued democratic backsliding in Maldives

"The United States is concerned about continued democratic backsliding in the Maldives, particularly as the country prepares for a presidential election on September 23," US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said.

Sep 07, 2018, 06:43 AM IST
Shooting at Cincinnati Bank, at least 3 reported dead

Shooting at Cincinnati Bank, at least 3 reported dead

At least two people have died in a shooting incident in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday morning.

Sep 06, 2018, 20:33 PM IST
Donald Trump's actions 'detrimental' to country's health, says anonymous official

Donald Trump's actions 'detrimental' to country's health, says anonymous official

In the piece, the official described "early whispers" among members of Trump`s Cabinet to take steps to remove him as president, but added they decided against it to avoid a constitutional crisis. 

Sep 06, 2018, 07:03 AM IST

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