United States

India-US looking to co-develop small air launch UAVs: Pentagon

The defence officials from the two countries held their latest round of Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) talks in Washington. 

Mar 16, 2019, 13:19 PM IST

US Soccer Federation defends treatment of national women`s team

 All 28 members of the U.S. women`s squad were named as plaintiffs in the lawsuit that was filed in federal court in Los Angeles on International Women`s Day last week.

Mar 16, 2019, 09:32 AM IST

North Korea may suspend talks with 'gangster-like' US, rethink nuclear test freeze

North Korea is considering suspending talks with the United States and may rethink a freeze on missile and nuclear tests unless Washington makes concessions, a senior diplomat said on Friday, according to news reports from the North`s capital.

Mar 16, 2019, 00:12 AM IST

US, EU, Canada slap sanctions on Russia over aggression against Ukraine

The sanctions were slapped on six Russian defense firms, two Russian energy and construction companies operating in Crimea and few officials.

Mar 15, 2019, 22:42 PM IST

50 countries ground, ban Boeing 737 Max 8 planes after Ethiopian jet crash

Several countries across the globe have either grounded or banned the Boeing 737 Max 8 planes following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane of the same model.  

Mar 14, 2019, 13:05 PM IST

No body double: Donald Trump blasts #FakeMelania theories

The US President claimed that "fake news" was behind it.

Mar 14, 2019, 08:15 AM IST

New Delhi, Washington agree to build six nuclear power plants in India

India and the US signed a historic agreement to cooperate in civil nuclear energy sector in October 2008.

Mar 14, 2019, 07:01 AM IST

Failure to designate Masood Azhar as global terrorist against regional stability, peace: US to China

The US has said that Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar meets the criteria to brand him as a "global terrorist" by the UN and China's opposition to the move to "update" the designation list went against the interests of Washington and Beijing in achieving regional stability and peace. 

Mar 13, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

Failure to ban JeM chief Masood Azhar counters regional stability, peace: US tells China ahead of UNSC meet

The UNSC 1267 sanctions' committee decision on the JeM chief will be held on March 13. China is likely to block the move of Azhar's designation as a global terrorist.

Mar 13, 2019, 07:02 AM IST

US Olympic medalist Kelly Catlin dies aged 23

Catlin won gold medals with the U.S. women`s team pursuit team at 2016, 2017 and 2018 world championships.

Mar 12, 2019, 16:06 PM IST

China wants to have permanent military presence in Africa through CPEC: US Commander

The OBOR is Chinese President Xi Jinping's multi-billion project that focuses on improving connectivity and cooperation among Asian countries, Africa and Europe. 

Mar 08, 2019, 18:39 PM IST

Jaish-e-Mohammad responsible for numerous terrorist attacks, a threat to regional stability: US

The US has asked Pakistan to take "sustained and irreversible" actions against terrorist groups operating from its territory, according to a top State Department official.

Mar 08, 2019, 08:30 AM IST

Trump campaign ex-chief Manafort faces years in prison in sentencing

Manafort faces sentencing in a separate case in Washington on March 13 on two conspiracy charges to which he pleaded guilty last September.

Mar 07, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

Pakistan diplomatic sources quote agreement with US, say F-16 can be used for self-defence

Pakistan on Wednesday had categorically said that no F-16 fighter jets were used in combat against India.

Mar 07, 2019, 14:04 PM IST

US Senator McSally, an Air Force veteran, says she was raped by a superior officer

Sexual assault and harassment in the US military is largely under-reported and came under renewed scrutiny two years ago after a scandal involving Marines sharing nude photos of women online came to light.

Mar 07, 2019, 12:17 PM IST

Trump says, he would be very disappointed if North Korea is rebuilding missile site

The 5-megawatt graphite-moderated reactor, capable of yielding five to seven kilograms of weapons-grade plutonium annually, was dismantled late last year, with no signs of reprocessing activities there anymore.

Mar 07, 2019, 11:22 AM IST

Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman has gone 'full gangster', says US Senator

Rubio`s remark came during retired General John Abizaid`s nomination hearing on Wednesday to be the Trump administration`s first ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

Mar 07, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

US senators say Saudi crown prince has gone 'full gangster'

Abizaid called for accountability for the murder of Khashoggi, a U.S. resident, and support for human rights, but repeatedly stressed the importance of Washington-Riyadh ties.

Mar 06, 2019, 23:39 PM IST

North Korea rebuilding Sohae rocket launch site: Observers

The pledge to dismantle it had been seen as a confidence-building measure between Pyongyang and Washington.

Mar 06, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

Talks with Taliban focus on four key issues to end the Afghan war: US

The talks have been going on for several days to finalise a draft agreement on a potential foreign troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and to end the 17-year war in the country.

Mar 06, 2019, 11:11 AM IST