US diplomat suggests Russia`s hand in bugged call

An aide to Russia`s deputy prime minister, who was among the first to post a video online containing a bugged phone call between two US diplomats, says neither he nor the Russian government played a role in leaking the tape.

Russia accuses US of fomenting Ukraine coup; recordings leaked

An east-west struggle over Ukraine turned nastier as Moscow accused the United States of fomenting a coup and Washington pointed a finger at Russia for leaking a recording of US diplomats.

US looking forward to timely free and fair Pak elections

The US is looking forward to timely, free and fair elections in Pakistan, a State Department official said, hours after the announcement of the polls schedule in Islamabad.

US for free, fair and timely polls in Pakistan

United States on Friday said it looks forward to timely, free and fair elections in Pakistan, as the country`s parliament successfully completes its five year term.

India, US share same goal in Afghanistan: Nuland

Praising India`s support in the rebuilding of Afghanistan, US State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland has said both New Delhi and Washington share the same goal in the war-torn nation.

Rana sentencing classic examples of US justice working: Nuland

The sentencing of Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana by a Chicago court is a classic example of the working of US justice system.

US not satisfied with Lanka`s explanation on removal of CJ

The United States has said that it was not satisfied with the explanation given by Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksha`s government on impeachment and removal of the country`s chief justice.

India, Pakistan ‘working for peace’: US

The US disagrees with the suggestion that India and Pakistan are exploiting an already explosive situation in the region.

`Afghanistan progressing but challenges remain`

Noting that Afghanistan had made remarkable progress in the last ten years, the US Wednesday said that considerable challenges still remained in the political, security and economic spheres of the war-torn nation.

Pak ambassador’s absence from meet not linked to drones: US

US has rejected suggestions that Pak refused to send its ambassador to Washington last week for a key meeting in protest against drone attacks.

Sherry Rehman wasn`t stopped from coming to State Dept: Nuland

The US denied reports that Pak`s Ambassador to the US, Sherry Rehman, was asked not to come to the State Dept to lodge her country`s protest against US drones.

Hillary Clinton raring to go: Victoria Nuland

US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, who was discharged after being diagnosed with a blood clot in her head, is eager to come back to work.

`Israeli, Palestine leaders must show real leadership`

The US called on Palestinians and Israel to cease any kind of counterproductive and unilateral actions.

US working hard to have support for Afghan reconciliation

The US said that it is working hard to create an environment within Afghanistan and also in the region to have support for Afghan-Afghan reconciliation.

Kachin rebels in Myanmar allege new air attacks

Kachin ethnic rebels in northern Myanmar say air attacks by the military are continuing, but that the guerrillas still hold key positions protecting their main base.

US citizen detained in North Korea

The embassy of Sweden acts as America`s protecting power for issues involving US citizens in North Korea.

US has no plans to change India aid model

US has no immediate plans to change its aid pattern to India following the British example even as it tries in general to move from aid to trade, according to a senior US official.

`Durand Line an internationally recognised boundary`

Afghanistan has said that the boundary line drawn by the Britishers does not have any legitimacy.

US wants cooperative, strong and democratic Pak: Nuland

The US wants a strong and democratic Pak that works well with the international community in addressing the terror challenge, a sr US official said.

Assad forces stepping up ‘brutalities’ against Syrians: US

There has been no change in the policy of the Obama Administration to provide non-lethal aid to the Syrian opposition.