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Mike Pence to urge Turkey to halt Syria offensive as threat of further sanctions loom

US Vice President Mike Pence will urge Turkey on Thursday to halt its offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, a day after President Donald Trump threatened heavy sanctions over the operation.

Oct 17, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

Trump says US agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants

There are an estimated 12 million immigrants who are in the United States illegally, mainly from Mexico and Central America. Under a deal reached earlier this month, Mexico has agreed to take Central American immigrants seeking asylum in the United States until their cases are heard in US courts.

Jun 18, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

US wants to return to the moon and Donald Trump wants extra $1.6 billion for it

Donald Trump wants to accelerate the program and put an American on Moon by 2024.

May 14, 2019, 23:30 PM IST

Donald Trump administration calls for putting Americans back on moon by 2024

The drive to reach the moon reflects US President Donald Trump's desire to champion a bold new national objective as he mounts a re-election bid.

Mar 27, 2019, 06:18 AM IST

US warns Venezuela not to threaten Colombia

Mike Pence used his speech to announce new and tougher economic and diplomatic sanctions on Venezuela.

Feb 26, 2019, 09:58 AM IST

US to announce 'concrete steps' for Venezuela crisis on Monday: official

US President Donald Trump and other Western leaders have recognized Guaido, the head of Venezuela`s national assembly, as the country`s interim president.

Feb 25, 2019, 10:37 AM IST

Donald Trump signs order to establish US Space Force as 6th military branch

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order to establish a United States Space Force as a new armed service within the Department of the Air Force.

Feb 20, 2019, 07:04 AM IST

Mike Pence, at summit, lashes out at Europeans over Iran

Pence spoke at the conference in Warsaw attended by 60 countries, including Israel and six Gulf Arab states, but not the Palestinians or Iran.

Feb 14, 2019, 20:56 PM IST

China offers Myanmar support over Rohingya issue after US rebuke

US Vice President Mike Pence has slammed Myanmar for 'persecuting' Rohingyas.

Nov 16, 2018, 07:58 AM IST

India-ana: PM Modi hails US Vice President Mike Pence, invites him to Delhi

PM Modi and Pence held talks on a wide range of bilateral and global issues of mutual interests.

Nov 14, 2018, 23:21 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Singapore for 2-day East Asia Summit, given rousing welcome by Indian community

PM Modi will deliver the keynote address at the Singapore Fintech Summit and hold parleys with top political leaders.

Nov 14, 2018, 07:35 AM IST

US Vice President Mike Pence to meet PM Narendra Modi next week, says White House

Generally, the summit is attended by US President. However, this time Pence would be representing the country at the request of President Donald Trump.

Nov 09, 2018, 06:25 AM IST

North Korea talks invite vindicates isolation strategy: US Vice President Mike Pence

Kim Jong Un has invited Donald Trump to a historic summit.

Mar 10, 2018, 00:26 AM IST

Secret Pence-North Korea meeting planned, then scrapped at last minute

Mike Pence and North Korean officials had planned to meet secretly during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, but Pyongyang scrapped the talks after the US vice president denounced abuses from the "murderous regime," US officials said Tuesday.

Feb 21, 2018, 07:13 AM IST

At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics' reception, a hopeful dessert and a hasty exit

At an Olympic dinner reception designed to break the ice between two nations still technically at war, the dessert said it all. Dark chocolate tempered in the shape of barbed wire lay over a map of the Korean peninsula rendered in thin blue chocolate, a representation of the heavily militarised border that separates Games host South Korea and its old enemy in the North.

Feb 09, 2018, 20:05 PM IST

Ignoring worldwide condemnation, US says embassy in Jerusalem to open by next year

US Vice President Mike Pence on Monday announced that his country's embassy in Jerusalem will open by the end of 2019. This despite worldwide condemnation of Trump administration's decision to shift the embassy from Tel Aviv.

Jan 22, 2018, 19:07 PM IST

US Vice President Mike Pence meets Egyptian President on Mideast tour amid Arab anger over Jerusalem

US Vice President Mike Pence met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Saturday.

Jan 20, 2018, 23:27 PM IST

US Vice President Mike Pence pays surprise visit to US troops in Afghanistan

The superpower`s vexed campaign against Al Qaeda and the Taliban -- born from the rubble of the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington -- receives ever-less public attention in the United States these days.

Dec 22, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

Grand imam of Egypt`s Al-Azhar cancels meeting with US VP Mike Pence

Al-Azhar`s Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb cancelled a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence after President Donald Trump`s move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Dec 08, 2017, 22:05 PM IST

Palestinian official says US vice president 'not welcome'

A senior Palestinian official said on Friday that US Vice President Mike Pence was "not welcome in Palestine" during his upcoming regional visit after a White House decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Dec 08, 2017, 06:42 AM IST