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Narendra Modi accepts Barack Obama`s invite, seeks result-oriented visit

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 10:00

US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns delivered US President Barack Obama’s invitation to visit Washington to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.

No further discussion planned with Iran on Iraq: US

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 10:46

The US has said no further discussion with Iran has been planned on the Iraqi issue, where Islamic militants have gained controlled of key cities.

Destroying terror havens key to Pakistan`s ties with neighbours: US

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 22:28

US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns today asked Pakistani leadership to destroy terrorist havens in the restive Waziristan, which he said is not only in the interest of Pakistan but also for having positive relationship with its neighbours.

William Burns asks Pakistan to destroy terrorist sanctuaries

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 22:13

US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns today asked Pakistan`s top leadership to destroy terrorist sanctuaries in the restive North Waziristan before a new government takes charge in neighbouring Afghanistan.

US envoy vows Central Asia `commitment` after Afghanistan exit

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 00:21

The United States will remain committed and engaged in Central Asia after this year`s troop pullout from Afghanistan, US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns said in ex-Soviet Uzbekistan on Wednesday.

Top American diplomat William Burns to retire in October

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 06:57

One of America`s highest-ranking diplomats, Deputy Secretary Bill Burns, who played a key role in India-US relationship in the last few years of his his 32-year-long career, is to retire this year.

US, Pak vow to cooperate on bilateral issues

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 13:35

The US and Pakistan have vowed to cooperate on a full range of bilateral issues, including counter-terrorism, economy and regional issues, amidst differences over several matters including CIA drone strikes.

Burns meets new Pak Ambassador

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 07:45

US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns met new Pakistan Ambassador Jalil Jilani after their bilateral relations have seen "new vigour and momentum" post Nawaz Sharif visit in October 2013.

Egypt clashes: Mohamed Morsi supporters clash with police

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 10:19

Even as a US envoy, William Burns, is on a visit in the country, supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi clashed with the police.

US envoy presses Egyptian leaders; assures America`s support

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 09:17

A top American diplomat on Tuesday assured US support to democratic process in Egypt, saying Washington wants the Arab country to be strong, democratic and tolerant.

US envoy William Burns to meet Egyptian officials

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 10:21

For the first time since the ouster of Islamic president Mohamed Morsi as the Egyptian President, US Secretary of State William Burns will reportedly meet the Egyptian leaders.

Russia appeals for political transition in Syria

Last Updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 19:23

Russia appealed Saturday for a political transition in Syria, a day after UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi held tripartite talks in Geneva on ending the nearly two-year-old crisis.