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'Hoping for a mutually beneficial trade pact' says Xi Jinping in letter to Trump

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a letter to his American counterpart Donald Trump.

23 Feb 2019 4:07 PM

Our stand on Syria will not be reversed: Trump

Trump agreed on Thursday to keep about 200 US troops as part of planned multinational force that would maintain a safe zone in Syria.

23 Feb 2019 1:25 PM

Indian-Americans hold protests outside Pakistani, Chinese consulates in Chicago

Indian-Americans urged the Chinese Consulate in Chicago that Beijing should 'stop sheltering and supporting hard line extremist terrorists'.

23 Feb 2019 12:44 PM

Oil hits 2019 highs on US-China trade hopes, but US output weighs

The global benchmark fell 5 cents to settle at USD 67.12 a barrel.

23 Feb 2019 12:30 PM

Microsoft workers demand it drop USD 480 million US Army contract

Microsoft won a contract in November to supply the Army with at least 2,500 prototypes of augmented reality headsets.

23 Feb 2019 11:52 AM


Trump nominates his envoy to Canada as next ambassador to UN

Trump nominates Kelly Craft as Nikki Haley's successor at United Nations.

23 Feb 2019 11:24 AM

Brexit, trade tensions pose risk to US economy: Fed

The federal reserve cautioned that trade tensions, Brexit are key risks facing the US economy.

23 Feb 2019 11:05 AM

Couple plead guilty to torturing their own kids at US 'House of Horror'

David Allen Turpin, 57, and his wife Louise Anna Turpin, 50, pleaded guilty to 14 felony counts.

23 Feb 2019 10:43 AM

Democrats push to block Donald Trump's border emergency

US Democrats on Friday rolled out their measure aimed at blocking President Donald Trump from circumventing Congress.

23 Feb 2019 10:12 AM

US-China extend trade talks, deadline likely to be pushed back

US President Donald Trump on Friday said a trade summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping was likely to occur next month.

23 Feb 2019 10:01 AM


Trump warns Pak over Pulwama, says India looking at something very strong

Trump said, right now there is a very, very bad situation between Pakistan and India after Pulwama terror attack.

23 Feb 2019 9:35 AM

US' to take final call on H-1B visas, could affect thousands of Indians

US Citizenship and Immigration Services said the proposed regulation was not final until the review and comment process was complete.

22 Feb 2019 1:02 PM

Lawsuit over citizenship filed by father of Alabama woman who joined ISIS

A day after Donald Trump declared on Twitter that he had issued orders to bar her, Hoda Muthana's father filed an emergency lawsuit.

22 Feb 2019 12:25 PM

India's 2019 LS polls to be most expensive in world: Experts

Election Commission is soon expected to announce its schedule for the polls to be held to elect 543 members of the Lok Sabha.

22 Feb 2019 11:58 AM

PM Modi pays homage to fallen soldiers at The National Cemetery in Seoul

PM Narendra Modi laid a wreath at the National Cemetery here and paid tribute to the fallen soldiers, in the Korean War.

22 Feb 2019 10:58 AM


El Chapo's sons charged by US authorities with drug trafficking

Joaquin Guzman Lopez and Ovidio Guzman Lopez were accused last year of conspiring to distribute cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine.

22 Feb 2019 10:48 AM

Regulation received to end work authorisation for spouses of H1B visa holders: US

The White House received the proposed changes in the existing regulations to end the work authorisation for certain H-1B foreign workers.

22 Feb 2019 10:38 AM

North Korea warns of Food shortages, slashes rations ahead of Vietnam Summit

The release of the undated two-page memo by the North Korean mission to the UN comes ahead of a second summit with Donald Trump.

22 Feb 2019 10:27 AM

UNSC strongly condemns 'heinous and cowardly' Pulwama attack

The powerful UN Security Council has strongly condemned the "heinous and cowardly" Pulwama terror attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed.

22 Feb 2019 10:17 AM

US imposes sanctions on Indian man, his parents in global drug ring

Jasmeet Hakimzada describes his father as 'primary' trafficking and laundering partner and mother as an officer for two companies in India.

21 Feb 2019 2:20 PM