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PewDiePie joins in the craze for a raid on Area 51 in the US

The US Air Force has asked people to refrain from going to Area 51, which is an area designated for training by the US military.

Jul 17, 2019, 17:32 PM IST

US stops F-35 Lightning II sale to Turkey as Russia's S-400 Triumf missiles land in Ankara

Till July 16, 2019, 12 Russian aircraft have landed in Turkey with S-400 Triumf missile systems. Turkey, which is a member of the F-35 Lightning II development programme, has ordered 116 jets but the US has refused to deliver the stealth fighters.

Jul 17, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

When a Russian Sukhoi Su-35S fighter chased away US F-22 Raptor jet

The Russian Su-35S was scrambled after the F-22 reportedly tried to block the Su-27s from carrying out the anti-terrorist operations to the west of the Euphrates river in Syria. 

Jul 16, 2019, 18:09 PM IST

Nuclear War or Third World War? Here's how USA plans to retaliate if Russia nukes it

A Russian nuclear missile would not take more than 30 minutes to reach over the US mainland and release its nuclear payload, giving the American and NATO forces a very small window to track and destroy the enemy weapons platforms.

Jul 08, 2019, 15:39 PM IST

'Not my type', says Donald Trump as he denies raping television show host

Carroll, 75, is the 16th woman to accuse President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct. Trump has denied all accusations against him.

Jun 25, 2019, 16:29 PM IST

Turkey firm on S-400 Triumf missiles, tells USA 'no country has the right to tell us what to do'

Abandoning or cancelling the S-400 deal with Russia was "out of the question" with Turkey and Russia already discussing the delivery dates of the missile systems, Turkish Foreign Minister said.

Jun 25, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

US launches cyber attacks on Iranian targets, Iran claims attempts unsuccessful

Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Iran and would be prepared to seek a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions.

Jun 24, 2019, 13:19 PM IST

Iran claims it shot down US 'spy' drone over its territory, America denies

The reported shootdown has taken place at a time when tensions between Tehran and America have been rising over its collapsing nuclear deal.

Jun 20, 2019, 10:30 AM IST

US pushes for 'conditionality' in IMF bailout package to Pakistan

Pakistan last month reached an agreement with IMF for a USD 6 billion bailout package aimed at shoring up its finances and strengthening a slowing economy as tries to overcome a ballooning balance-of-payments crisis.

Jun 19, 2019, 10:09 AM IST

Russia sends its Sukhoi Su-27 fighters to intercept nuclear-capable US B-52H bombers

The US bombers did not violate Russia’s border and the interception by Su-27 jets were performed in strict compliance with the international air law.

Jun 18, 2019, 09:45 AM IST

US Secretary of State to meet PM Modi, MEA Jaishankar to discuss 'ambitious agenda'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to four countries in the Indo-Pacific region from June 24 to 30: India, Sri Lanka, Japan and South Korea.

Jun 12, 2019, 06:38 AM IST

Indian-origin woman strangles 9-year-old stepdaughter to death in bathtub in US, jailed for 22 years

The court said the woman went beyond the tales of evil stepmothers and called the act unimaginable.

Jun 04, 2019, 09:39 AM IST

US visa process gets tougher, applicants to now submit social media details of last five years

Certain diplomatic and official visa applicants will be exempt from the stringent new measures but people travelling to the US to work or to study will have to hand over their information.

Jun 02, 2019, 09:47 AM IST

US asks its citizens to reconsider travel plans to Pakistan due to terrorism

In the latest travel advisory issued by the US on Monday, several parts of the country, including Balochistan, KPK province, PoK and India-Pakistan border, have been placed in the most dangerous "Level Four" category.

Apr 16, 2019, 10:13 AM IST

Reciprocal visits between India-US officials increasing at an 'unprecedented' pace: Trump administration

Defence and co-operation between India and the US is expanding rapidly, the Trump administration said.

Mar 27, 2019, 07:19 AM IST

Pakistan needs to 'deliver outcomes' to build confidence with US: Trump administration

Trump administration said that Pakistan could play an important role in bringing about a negotiated settlement in Afghanistan. 

Mar 27, 2019, 07:12 AM IST

US woman beats the odds, gives birth to 6 babies in a span of 9 minutes

The babies were born at weights ranging from 1 pound and 12 ounces to 2 pounds and 14 ounces. 

Mar 17, 2019, 09:15 AM IST

Trade an area of frustration in Indo-US ties, claims Trump administration; says door open for India to present serious proposal

The US is understood to have told India that the Trump administration is willing to review its decision to revoke its GSP privileges to India, if New Delhi comes with a credible proposal to address the market access issues that America has been talking about for nearly a year.

Mar 17, 2019, 06:35 AM IST

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on 3-day visit to the US, to meet Trump administration officials

Gokhale is visiting Washington in connection with bilateral foreign office consultation and strategic security dialogue with his American counterparts.

Mar 11, 2019, 09:37 AM IST

US pulls up Pakistan for 'misuse' of F-16 fighter jets against India

The IAF had displayed parts of an AMRAAM beyond visual range air-to-air missile as evidence to "conclusively" prove that Pakistan deployed US-manufactured F-16 fighter jets during an aerial raid targeting Indian military installations.

Mar 02, 2019, 13:38 PM IST