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N Korean ICBM launch puts people of all nationalities at risk: Tillerson

Passengers on a commercial flight witnessed a N Korean missile launch while 9 other flights were in that range at the time.

17 Jan 2018 2:01 PM

US want to cut money for Palestinian refugees

Trump hasn't made a final decision, but appears more likely to send only USD 60 mn of the planned USD 125 mn to UN Relief and Works Agency.

15 Jan 2018 2:00 PM

China’s absence looms over Vancouver meet on how to pressure N Korea

The Vancouver meeting, co-hosted by Canada and the US, comes amid signs that tensions on the peninsula have eased, at least temporarily.

15 Jan 2018 12:37 PM

UN diplomats feel Nikki Haley eyeing 2020 or 2024 presidential polls

A council diplomat said, 'She is not trying to win votes at the General Assembly. She is trying to win votes for 2020 or 2024.'

13 Jan 2018 5:23 PM

US hopes Pakistan would do right thing and ‘turn over’ terrorists

Pentagon chief spokesperson said, 'We believe that Pakistan has the ability to address this threat.'

12 Jan 2018 11:08 AM


I am a 'very stable genius' and 'like, very smart', says Trump

The new supposed tell-all book by Michael Wolff was rushed into stores on Friday after the Trump administration failed to suppress it.

07 Jan 2018 7:52 AM

Donald Trump speaking India's language: Pak foreign minister

Speaking on Indo-Pak tensions, the Foreign Minister said that US is making Islamabad a scapegoat for its failure in Pakistan.

04 Jan 2018 9:26 PM

US special envoy hopes N Korea will accept Rex Tillerson's 'unconditional' talks

Joseph Yun told reporters in Bangkok on Friday that the talks could take place without preconditions.

15 Dec 2017 3:18 PM

North Korea vows 'to win victory in showdown with US'

The nuclear-armed North has rattled the international community with a flurry of nuclear blasts and missile launches.

13 Dec 2017 11:48 AM

US ready to begin talks on N Korea’s disarmament ‘without prior conditions’

He stressed that Washington ‘simply cannot accept a nuclear armed North Korea.’

13 Dec 2017 11:15 AM


For China’s growth, paying attention to OBOR initiative: Rex Tillerson

Trump administration's engagement with China kicked off with the visit of Xi Jinping to the US President's residence in Florida.

13 Dec 2017 11:01 AM

Amid rumours of his ouster, Tillerson meets EU, NATO counterparts

The EU has been ramping up economic sanctions on the North in a bid to force it to the negotiating table - but with no success so far.

05 Dec 2017 2:31 PM

Denouncing rumours, Rex Tillerson’s spokeswoman confirmed ‘he intends to stay’

John Kelly had called the State Department to assure officials that the reports that he was to be replaced were untrue.

01 Dec 2017 5:18 PM

Tillerson calls Trump a ‘moron,’ US Prez says State Secy ‘wasting time’

Analysts saw the move as evidence that Trump is trying to take more control over foreign policy.

01 Dec 2017 11:59 AM

Trump govt may replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA chief: official

Mike Pompeo has increasingly moved to the forefront as he has gained Trump's trust on national security matters.

01 Dec 2017 11:08 AM


Will take care, says Donald Trump on North Korea missile

The US President has threatened North Korea with “fire and fury” if it continues to work toward an ICBM capable of carrying a nuclear payload.

30 Nov 2017 5:58 AM

Myanmar Army Chief says, Rohingyas can return when ‘real citizens’ agree

The general’s comments came a day after he met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

16 Nov 2017 6:24 PM

Aung San Syuu Kyi retorts, says she has not been silent on Rohingya issue

‘What I say is not meant to be exciting, it's meant to be accurate... not set people against each other,’ she said.

15 Nov 2017 7:51 PM

US nudges Pak, India to re-engage to aid focus on Afghan end game

Pak's decision to allow a meeting between Kulbhushan Jadhav and his wife is being linked to quiet efforts by the US.

13 Nov 2017 9:44 PM

Lebanon’s Hezbollah chief accuses Saudi for detaining PM Hariri

Saad Hariri announced his resignation in a surprise move that coincided with Saudi’s sweeping corruption purge.

11 Nov 2017 11:55 AM