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Trump may skip deadline for report on Saudi journalist's murder

Khashoggi, a United States resident who wrote for The Washington Post, was killed at a Saudi consulate in Turkey in early October, sparking global outrage.

Feb 09, 2019, 09:50 AM IST

Top Taliban leader leading peace efforts with US released by Pakistan at the behest of Trump administration: Envoy

The special envoy on Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, said that Pakistan had a very crucial role to play in the reconciliation process with the Taliban but has "historically not played a positive role". 

Feb 09, 2019, 07:47 AM IST

US may withdraw zero tariffs for India over recent e-commerce restrictions on Amazon and Flipkart

The trigger for the latest downturn in trade ties was India’s new rules on e-commerce that restrict the way Amazon.com Inc and Walmart-backed Flipkart do business in a rapidly growing online market set to touch $200 billion by 2027.

Feb 08, 2019, 19:53 PM IST

'Death to America' aimed at Trump, not American nation, Iran leader says

Trump pulled out of Iran`s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers last year and re-imposed sanctions on Tehran, dealing a blow to the country`s economy.

Feb 08, 2019, 15:37 PM IST

Trump rules out meeting with Xi before China trade dialogue deadline

In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, Trump said that he is working with Xi to achieve a new bilateral trade accord.

Feb 08, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

Mueller eyes Manafort meeting with Russian partner in 2016: court filing

Mueller contends that Manafort lied about the number of times he and Kilimnik discussed the topic, the description of which is mostly redacted in the transcript.

Feb 08, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

US House Democrats question IRS audits of Trump taxes

Trump has cited IRS audits of his personal tax returns as a reason not to release them to the public.

Feb 08, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

Trump's 2020 Democratic rivals pounce to criticize State of the Union speech

US Senator Cory Booker, who announced his own bid last Friday, said Trump`s call for unity on Tuesday was hollow.

Feb 06, 2019, 11:04 AM IST

Trump to call again on Congress to act on ageing infrastructure needs

Two administration officials said Trump, who vowed in 2016 as a candidate to back $1 trillion of infrastructure spending over 10 years, will stop short of offering a detailed plan.

Feb 06, 2019, 10:45 AM IST

Don't blame China for taking our advantage, blame our leaders: Donald Trump

In his State of the Union address, Donald Trump claimed that he had managed to put an end to China stealing American jobs and wealth.

Feb 06, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

'No satisfactory plan' with US on Syria safe zone, says Erdogan

After Trump announced the withdrawal of all 2,000 US troops in northern Syria, he had proposed setting up a "safe zone" for Kurds.

Feb 06, 2019, 10:08 AM IST

United States: Senate passes Syria, anti-BDS bill

The legislation imposes new sanctions on Syria and boosts the US military alliances with neighbours of war-torn Syria including Israel and Jordan.

Feb 06, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

US President Donald Trump delivers State of the Union

He called for collaboration on jobs, trade, infrastructure, healthcare, immigration, and foreign policy.

Feb 06, 2019, 09:40 AM IST

Illegal immigration urgent national crisis, says Donald Trump; vows to build border wall

Trump used part of his speech to offer a spirit of compromise, but whether Trump and his opponents would follow through was far from clear with both sides entrenched in long-held positions and girding for 2020 elections.

Feb 06, 2019, 08:41 AM IST

Donald Trump plans to meet North Korea's Kim in Vietnam on February 27-28: Report

It was not immediately clear what city the meeting would take place in.

Feb 06, 2019, 06:46 AM IST

Trump to choose Treasury's Malpass to lead World Bank: sources

David Malpass, or any other US nominee, would still need to win approval from the World Bank`s 12-member executive board.

Feb 05, 2019, 12:31 PM IST

Trump to call for unity in State of the Union address

The president and the Democrats had a 35-day stoush over his proposed wall along the US-Mexico border, which shut down the government and postponed the address.

Feb 05, 2019, 11:37 AM IST

Donald Trump to nominate David Bernhardt as US secretary of interior

Trump nominated Bernhardt for the agency`s deputy secretary in April 2017 and the Senate confirmed him months later.

Feb 05, 2019, 11:15 AM IST

Agreement reached to keep US troops in South Korea

Under the revised Special Measures Agreement, South Korea would boost its financial contribution to nearly $1 billion.

Feb 05, 2019, 09:55 AM IST

North Korea trying to protect nuclear, missile capabilities: UN report

The report to a 15-member UN Security Council sanctions committee, seen by Reuters on Monday, comes ahead of a second planned summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un later this month.

Feb 05, 2019, 09:22 AM IST