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Trade war gets murkier as Donald Trump orders US firms to exit China after tariff hike

We don’t need China and, frankly, would be far better off without them, says US President Donald Trump.

Aug 24, 2019, 09:26 AM IST

ISIS more powerful than they were 3 years ago in some parts: Mike Pompeo

There are certainly places where ISIS is more powerful today than they were three or four years ago, said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Aug 21, 2019, 09:00 AM IST

Donald Trump: Kashmir situation is explosive and complicated

A day after dialing Narendra Modi and Imran Khan over Kashmir issue, Donald Trump has spoken about the contentious topic again. In an interview to NBC News, US President Donald Trump has repeated his offer of looking to mediate to solve the issue despite India making it clear that it is a bilateral issue between two countries. Trump in his comments to NBC News said that there is a religious angle to the conflict in Jammu and Kashmir. He also said that the situation is extremely explosive and 'you have two countries that haven't got along well for a long time'. He said, "Kashmir is a very tough situation and you know we are talking about this has been going on for decades shooting".

Aug 21, 2019, 08:44 AM IST

Donald Trump defends China policy amid trade war, says 'US economy is world's best'

US President Donald Trump alluded directly to his administration's policy toward the Asian giant, saying "We are doing very well with China, and talking!"

Aug 19, 2019, 06:16 AM IST

ICC Men's Cricket World Cup League 2 to commence from August 14

The inaugral edition of the League 2, which will see new year four-year qualification for the 2023 World Cup, will take place in Scotland from August 14 to August 21. 

Aug 12, 2019, 18:09 PM IST

US designates China a currency manipulator, escalates trade war

The US Treasury Department announced late on Monday that it had determined for the first time since 1994 that China was manipulating its currency.

Aug 06, 2019, 06:18 AM IST

World Swimming Championships: Lilly King loses to 14-year-old Benedetta Pilato in 50m breaststroke

Pilato was the only swimmer to dip below 30 seconds, touching in a time of 29.98, with King second quickest in 30.18.

Jul 27, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

American swimmer Caeleb Dressel snaps Michael Phelps' 100m butterfly world record

Dressel, who in 2017 tied Phelps record of seven world titles at a single championships, knocked 0.32 seconds off his former team mate`s butterfly mark set at the world championships in Rome 10 years ago.

Jul 27, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

Iran test-fires Shahab-3 medium-range ballistic missile, says US

While the rage of Shahab-3 is 1000 km, one of its latest variants can reportedly hit targets 2000 km away. The missile flies at a speed of Mach 7 and is capable of carrying one warhead of 1,200 kilogrammes or five smaller bombs of 280 kg each to hit different targets.

Jul 26, 2019, 13:29 PM IST

Venezuela releases video of its Sukhoi Su-30 tracking US EP-3E spy plane

The Venezuelan Defence Ministry claimed that its air force sent several military aircraft including its Sukhoi Su-30 to intercept the EP-3E which left its airspace soon after the combat jets arrived. But the US Southern Command refuted Venezuela's charges and instead accused the South American country of sending its Su-30 to aggressively shadow the EP-3E aircraft.

Jul 24, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Venezuelan Air Force Sukhoi Su-30 fighter intercepts US EP-3E signals reconnaissance aircraft

The US Southern Command, responsible for military activities in Latin America and the Caribbean, claimed the Venezuelan Sukhoi Su-30 "aggressively shadowed" the EP-3E aircraft. The US Southern Command also tweeted photos and videos of the Su-30.

Jul 22, 2019, 16:34 PM IST

Location of US, NATO secret nuclear weapons bases in Europe revealed, 150 bombs aimed towards Russia

The US and NATO bases are Kleine Brogel in Belgium, Büchel in Germany, Aviano and Ghedi-Torre in Italy, Volkel in The Netherlands, and Incirlik in Turkey. Most of the US nuclear arsenal in Europe consists of B61 thermonuclear gravity bombs.

Jul 19, 2019, 12:17 PM IST

Deshhit: PM Narendra Modi likely to visit US in September

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit the US in September for the upcoming UN general assembly meeting and is likely to address Indian-Americans in Houston during his trip, community leaders said Friday.

Jul 18, 2019, 20:48 PM IST

Russia offers Sukhoi Su-35 to Turkey after US stops sale of F-35 Lightning II

The Sukhoi Su-35 is a multi-purpose, super-manoeuvrable fighter. Russian defence experts claim the Su-35 outscores all the 4 and 4+ Generation fighters currently flying and even incorporates several 5th Generation characteristics. Turkey's pro-government newspaper Yeni Safak had in early June 2019 reported that the country may opt for either Su-57 or Shenyang J-31, both 5th Generation jets, if the USA decided against the F-35 deal.

Jul 18, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

India to get Russian S-400 Triumf air defence missiles by April 2023

The S-400 Triumf missile system is the fourth generation of long-range Russian Surface-to-Air-Missiles (SAMs) and capable of tracking targets 600 kilometres aways and targeting them at a range of 400 kms. The S-400 can engage targets independently as well as after receiving data from other radars.

Jul 18, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

US officially kicks Turkey out of F-35 Lightning II programme over Russian S-400 Triumf missile deal

The US has maintained that the S-400 Triumf missiles and F-35 cannot be based in close proximity as the Russian system will be able to map the unique stealth characteristics of the 5th Generation stealth jet. "Turkey cannot field a Russian intelligence collection platform in proximity to where the F-35 program makes repairs and houses F-35s," the US Department of Defense said.

Jul 18, 2019, 10:36 AM IST

North Korea's Hwaseong-15 ICBM can strike entire USA mainland

The revelation about North Korea's Hwaseong-15 missile was made in the USFK 2019 Strategic Digest, published jointly with United Nations Command and Combined Forces Command.

Jul 16, 2019, 16:39 PM IST

Watch: Satte Pe Satta, 27th June, 2019

This segment of Satte Pe Satta brings to you top stories of the 27th June, 2019. Watch this video to know more.

Jun 27, 2019, 14:42 PM IST

Watch: Satte Pe Satta, 26th June, 2019

This segment of Satte Pe Satta brings to you top stories of the 26th June, 2019. Watch this video to know more.

Jun 26, 2019, 14:56 PM IST

FIH Men's Series Finals: India secure final berth with 7-2 win over Japan

The all-Asian encounter started at a high tempo, as it took only 90 seconds for Japan to open their account after a great pass from Kenta Tanaka was converted into a goal by Kenji Kitazato. 

Jun 15, 2019, 00:33 AM IST