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Trump denies friction with top aides over Iran policy

U.S. officials said on Thursday that Trump had told his advisers, including acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, that he did not want to get into a war with Iran.

May 18, 2019, 14:33 PM IST

US issues warning on airspace near Gulf as Iran tensions simmer

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an advisory to U.S. commercial airliners flying over the waters of the Gulf and the Gulf of Oman to exercise caution as tensions between Washington and Tehran continue to simmer. 

May 18, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

North Korea asks UN chief to address ship seizure by 'gangster' US

Pyongyang`s protest to the UN over seizure comes amid mounting tensions since a second summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US.President Trump broke down in Hanoi in February.

May 18, 2019, 12:24 PM IST

Donald Trump to propose merit-based immigration system, move likely to benefit Indians

As of now, about 66 per cent of the green cards are given to those with family ties and only 12 per cent are based on skills. 

May 16, 2019, 07:48 AM IST

China says agreed with US to keep talking over trade war

The U.S. Trade Representative`s office said it planned to hold a public hearing next month on the possibility of imposing duties of up to 25% on a further $300 billion worth of imports from China. 

May 14, 2019, 14:56 PM IST

B-52 bombers to be part of US forces sent to Middle East over Iran concerns

White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday that the United States was deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East.

May 08, 2019, 09:33 AM IST

Donald Trump greets Muslims on Ramadan

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims observe fast, perform acts of charity, recite prayers and read the Quran.

May 05, 2019, 20:19 PM IST

Former US Vice President Joe Biden announces candidacy for 2020 presidential race

Critics say Biden`s standing in polls is largely a function of name recognition for the former U.S. senator from Delaware, whose more than four decades in public service includes eight years as President Barack Obama`s No. 2 in the White House. 

Apr 25, 2019, 15:51 PM IST

Working to see if we can get 48 teams in the 2022 World Cup: Gianni Infantino

Infantino, who is in Brazil for a meeting of the South American Football Confederation, told delegates he was working to ensure the increase for the Qatar tournament, which would mean a guaranteed two extra places for South American sides.

Apr 10, 2019, 21:19 PM IST

US judge halts Trump policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico

The ruling is slated to take effect on Friday, according to the order by U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg in San Francisco. The preliminary injunction will apply nationwide.

Apr 09, 2019, 06:58 AM IST

Scientists capture the biggest python ever found in US

The python captured in the US state of Florida weighed 140 pounds and contained 73 developing eggs.

Apr 08, 2019, 10:08 AM IST

US Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen resigns amid Trump anger over border

Representative Bennie Thompson, the Democratic chairman of the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee, said Nielsen`s tenure at DHS "was a disaster from the start."

Apr 08, 2019, 08:23 AM IST

Prevent IMF bailout to Pakistan to repay 'Chinese debt': Senior US Congressmen to President Donald Trump

According to the three US lawmakers, Beijing is investing as much as USD 62 billion in Pakistan under CPEC. 

Apr 08, 2019, 08:03 AM IST

Turkish F-35 delivered to training base in Arizona, official says

A Lockheed Martin-made F-35 fighter jet for Turkey arrived on Wednesday at a military training facility in Arizona, an Air Force official said on Thursday, amid a dispute over Ankara`s planned purchase of a Russian missile defence system.

Apr 05, 2019, 06:23 AM IST

Moon hopes North Korea responds positively to US-South Korea efforts

Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un failed to make any agreement at their summit in Hanoi in February

Apr 01, 2019, 22:59 PM IST

US House judiciary committee poised to subpoena full Mueller report

Lawmakers will also consider subpoenas for underlying evidence from Mueller`s investigation and from five former aides to President Donald Trump.

Apr 01, 2019, 20:59 PM IST

North Korea nuclear, missile activity not consistent with denuclearization: US general

There has been no sign of direct contact between Washington and Pyongyang since the collapse of the February 27-28 summit.

Mar 27, 2019, 23:43 PM IST

India is now an elite space power: PM Narendra Modi

In his address to the nation today, PM Narendra Modi announced that India India has now become the fourth nation in the world after US, Russia and China to possess an anti-satellite weapon. He said the anti-satellite weapon successfully targetted a live satellite on a low earth orbit.

Mar 27, 2019, 15:22 PM IST

Nitin Gadkari congatulates scientists for the success of Mission Shakti

In his address to the nation today, PM Narendra Modi announced that India India has now become the fourth nation in the world after US, Russia and China to possess an anti-satellite weapon. He said the anti-satellite weapon successfully targetted a live satellite on a low earth orbit.

Mar 27, 2019, 13:32 PM IST

Under Mission Shakti India shoots down Low Earth Orbit satellite, becomes elite space power: PM Modi

In his address to the nation today, PM Narendra Modi announced that India India has now become the fourth nation in the world after US, Russia and China to possess an anti-satellite weapon. He said the anti-satellite weapon successfully targeted a satellite on a low earth orbit.

 

Mar 27, 2019, 12:58 PM IST