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Washington following up Pakistan's use of F-16 against India, violating arms agreement

US State Department further asked Pakistan 'to deny terrorists sanctuary and to block their access to funds.'

Mar 06, 2019, 07:34 AM IST

Pulwama attack: Freeze funds of designated terror groups, act against JeM, US tells Pakistan

The US has asked Pakistan to immediately freeze funds of designated terror groups like JeM.

Feb 16, 2019, 09:00 AM IST

USA slams China over Wang Quanzhang's sentencing

Wang Quanzhang was one of the scores of individuals arrested by China as part of a national crackdown in 2015 on political and religious dissent.

Jan 30, 2019, 10:37 AM IST

US warns of terror attack risk in Barcelona

The jihadist attack on August 17, 2017 in Las Ramblas and coastal town of Cambrils results total of 16 deaths and left more than 100 people injured.
 

Dec 24, 2018, 10:15 AM IST

Time to support PM Narendra Modi, those working for peace in South Asia: US' strong message to Pakistan

Trump had warned that Pakistan has much to lose if continues to support terrorism.

Dec 04, 2018, 16:39 PM IST

India set an example for South Asia by supporting democracy: US

The US hailed India as a robust, dynamic and a vibrant democracy on the occasion of its 72nd Independence Day,

Aug 15, 2018, 10:44 AM IST

First ever '2+2 dialogue' between US and India on September 6

The structured talks will aim at developing and strengthening strategic defence cooperation between the two countries.

Jul 20, 2018, 06:25 AM IST

Indian government allegedly pressured or harassed media outlets critical of them, says US report

The report detailed 54 alleged attacks on journalists, at least three cases of television news channels being banned, 45 internet shutdowns, and 45 sedition cases against individuals and groups.

Apr 21, 2018, 10:42 AM IST

Crackdown on Pakistan Taliban: US announces $5 mn reward on TTP chief Maulana Fazlullah

The announcement by the State Department came a day after Fazlullah's son was reported killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan.

Mar 09, 2018, 18:13 PM IST

US State Department designates Hamas leader as terrorist

The US State Department said on Wednesday it had designated Ismail Haniyeh as a terrorist.

Feb 01, 2018, 00:47 AM IST

Terrorist Hafiz Saeed should be prosecuted to 'fullest extent of law': US

The Donald Trump administration has called for the execution of Hafiz Saeed to 'fullest extent of law.'

Jan 19, 2018, 08:47 AM IST

US issues travel advisory, warns Americans to be cautious while travelling to India

The advisory has been issued by the US State Department, which asked the American citizens to exercise caution while travelling to India.

Jan 11, 2018, 21:03 PM IST

US Treasury Department sanctions five Iranian entities

US citizens have been prohibited from engaging in transactions with Iranians.

Jan 05, 2018, 09:03 AM IST

US suspends over USD 1.1 billion 'security assistance' to Pakistan for 'harbouring terror groups'

White House has accused Pakistan of giving nothing to the US but "lies and deceit" and providing "safe haven" to terrorists in return for 33 billion aid over the last 15 years.

Jan 05, 2018, 07:49 AM IST

Indian-American Manisha Singh is US's first woman economic diplomacy chief

She had been nominated by the Donald Trump administration in September.

Nov 29, 2017, 10:59 AM IST

Arrest Hafiz Saeed and charge him for his crimes: US to Pakistan

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed was freed after 10 months of house arrest following a court order in Pakistan.

Nov 24, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

US weighs calling Myanmar's Rohingya crisis 'ethnic cleansing'

Pressure has mounted for a tougher US response to the Rohingya crisis ahead of President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to Asia.

Oct 25, 2017, 00:46 AM IST

US approves possible $15 billion sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi Arabia

The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of a THAAD anti-missile defence system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday, citing Iran among regional threats.

Oct 07, 2017, 07:09 AM IST

US religious freedom report highlights cow protection violence in India

The US State Department has highlighted attacks in India by cow protection groups in its annual report on religious freedom.

Aug 15, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

India witnessed third highest terror attacks in 2016: Report

The department said more than half of the terrorist attacks in India in 2016 took place in four states: Jammu and Kashmir at 19 per cent, Chhattisgarh at 18 per cent, Manipur at 12 per cent, and Jharkhand at 10 per cent.

Jul 23, 2017, 23:11 PM IST