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Countering N Korea nuke program: Jim Mattis meets S Korean officials, US frontline commanders

Trump entered office declaring his commitment to solving the North Korea problem.

27 Oct 2017 5:02 PM

Once a troubled area only, Gwadar to become economic hub for Sino-Pak corridor

Due to it’s proximity with the Strait of Hormuz, Gwadar will be the bridgehead for China- Pak Economic Corridor.

25 Oct 2017 12:26 PM

Rex Tillerson makes surprise visit to Kabul

Ahead of his Pak-India visits, secretary of state meets President Ghani to discuss new US Afghan policy.

24 Oct 2017 5:55 AM

Donald Trump’s men to take tough message to Pakistan

Officials said Tillerson planned to depart for Pakistan later this month and will be followed by Mattis.

08 Oct 2017 2:13 AM

Donald Trump to send lieutenants to Pakistan with message to curb terror

US has been frustrated by Pak's willingness to offer cross-border safe havens to Taliban factions, armed Islamist groups.

07 Oct 2017 9:58 AM


If Pak does not change, it may lose ally status: Jim Matttis

Mr Mattis told members of the powerful House Armed Services Committee during a Congressional testimony on South Asia and Afghanistan on Wednesday.

06 Oct 2017 12:44 AM

US defence secretary says US, India working to turn big words into pragmatic realities

Mattis said that India and the US now have a strategic convergence of two natural partners, the two largest democracies in the world.

05 Oct 2017 4:40 PM

US Defence Secretary says China focused on weakening US position in Indo-Pacific region

China is focused on limiting our ability to project power and weakening our position in the Indo-Pacific region, Mattis said

05 Oct 2017 2:28 PM

Pakistan may get economic benefits from India, only if it stops terrorism: US

Trump has said that he would change the US approach to Pakistan, which continues to harbour militants and terrorists.

04 Oct 2017 3:43 PM

Pentagon chief backs Tillerson's efforts for diplomatic solution on North Korea

State Department officials insist Trump was not criticizing Tillerson, but pressuring Kim's regime to agree to discuss its disarmament.

04 Oct 2017 1:43 PM


Pentagon official says India committed to broaden Afghan developmental efforts

Mattis observed that Trump administrations South Asia strategy is not an exclusive strategy.

04 Oct 2017 12:52 PM

Close shave for 180 SpiceJet passengers after rockets land near Kabul airport

The Taliban has said on Twitter that US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, who was visiting Kabul, was the target of the attack.

28 Sep 2017 8:09 AM

6 rockets land near Kabul airport after Mattis arrives in Afghanistan

The attack came hours after Mattis arrived in the Afghan capital, the first member of Donald Trump's cabinet to visit the war-torn country.

27 Sep 2017 2:21 PM

US defence secretary Mattis to visit India next week, to meet Modi, Sitharaman

Pentagon chief will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the India Gate, and meet the prime minister and Sitharaman in New Delhi.

23 Sep 2017 2:53 PM

After nuclear test, Pentagon chief warns N Korea of 'massive military response'

Trump threatened drastic economic sanctions, including 'stopping all trade with any country doing business with North Korea.'

04 Sep 2017 10:51 AM


Rex Tillerson discusses North Korea missile launch with Japan, South Korea

US State Secretary Rex Tillerson reaffirmed with the two ministers the strength of the US alliance with their countries.

30 Aug 2017 4:50 PM

ISIS militants trapped in Iraq-Syria military wise: Jim Mattis

Mattis arrived in the Iraqi capital on an unannounced visit just after Trump made a fresh approach to the stalemated war in Afghanistan.

22 Aug 2017 1:47 PM

Donald Trump ready with new Afghan policy, says Jim Mattis

Mattis arrived in Jordan Sunday on the first day of a five-day swing through the Middle East and Eastern Europe.

21 Aug 2017 5:32 AM

If N Korean missile hits Guam, war could escalate very quickly: Mattis

North Korea last week said it was drawing up plans to test-fire four missiles that would fly toward Guam but splash into the sea.

15 Aug 2017 3:42 PM

Transgender US military ban not a done deal, Pentagon cheif hints

Trump last month upended an Obama-era policy of more than a year that allowed transgender troops to serve openly.

15 Aug 2017 9:31 AM