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Gulf tensions rise as US downs Iranian drone

It was the first US military engagement with Iran following a series of increasingly serious incidents.

19 Jul 2019 2:47 PM

Trump says he wants Iran to agree not to produce nukes

He has imposed stringent sanctions against what he described as the 'authoritarian' Iranian regime.

19 Jul 2019 10:58 AM

Ilhan Omar, US congresswoman in eye of political storm

The Somali-born Muslim lawmaker came to the United States as a child and eventually won a seat in Congress.

19 Jul 2019 10:55 AM

US House blocks attempt to impeach Trump

The votes within the Democrats were split, with 95 Democrats voting to table the resolution while the rest voted against it.

18 Jul 2019 4:18 PM

Boeing to pay USD 50 million to 737 MAX crash victims' families

The 737 MAX, Boeing's best-selling jet, was grounded globally in March following the Ethiopian Airlines crash

18 Jul 2019 2:10 PM

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Freed Ahmadi man apprise Trump about community's persecution in Pak

The man said that while he can call himself a Muslim in the US, he cannot do so in Pakistan for fear of punishment.

18 Jul 2019 1:53 PM

US remains hopeful of resolving trade ties with India

‘The United States is India's most important trading partner,’ US State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus.

17 Jul 2019 5:20 PM

India and US bilateral trade at crossroads: Report

The report came days after US delegation of trade officials returned from New Delhi after holding first talks with their Indian counterparts

17 Jul 2019 4:01 PM

Won't extradite Assange where he could face death penalty: UK Minister

Julian Assange is facing charges by US Justice Department of violating Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into classified govt document.

16 Jul 2019 7:12 PM

Indian-Americans thrilled over PM Modi’s possible community address in Houston

This could be Modi’s third address to the Indian-American community after he became PM in 2014 and the first after his re-election in May.

15 Jul 2019 3:38 PM

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Trump's July Fourth celebration cost military at least USD 1.2 million: Pentagon

The July Fourth holiday celebrates the US founders’ declaring independence from Britain in 1776.

10 Jul 2019 11:45 AM

US welcomes Sudan's power-sharing deal

The deal has revived hopes for a peaceful transition of power in Sudan, which has been rocked by violent protests in April.

07 Jul 2019 1:06 PM

6.2 magnitude quake strikes Canada's Haida Gwaii region

The epicentre was around 225 kilometres northwest of Port Hardy.

04 Jul 2019 6:38 PM

Donald Trump says Iran ‘playing with fire’ after nuclear deal limit breached

'They know what they’re doing. They know what they’re playing with and I think they’re playing with fire,' Trump said.

02 Jul 2019 10:42 AM

US says it struck al Qaeda ‘safe haven’ in Syria

The US said it carried out a strike on Sunday against al Qaeda in northwest Syria, calling the area a ‘safe haven’ for the group.

01 Jul 2019 6:34 PM

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US will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil: Special envoy

Tehran has been selling increased volumes at below market rates in countries including Brazil, China and India since US reimposed sanctions.

28 Jun 2019 9:16 PM

Bond with India ‘unbreakable’, says US as Mike Pompeo arrives

Pompeo is scheduled to meet External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar over a working lunch on Wednesday.

26 Jun 2019 12:05 PM

Infosys hired 9,100 people in United States in 2 years

The move has helped the company strengthen its business model, said Infosys COO UB Pravin Rao.

24 Jun 2019 8:27 AM

‘Will respond firmly to US threat,’ says Iran after Trump called off strike

Tension between Tehran and Washington has spiked since Thursday when an Iranian missile destroyed a US Global Hawk surveillance drone.

22 Jun 2019 1:33 PM

‘A half-hour away’: How Donald Trump opted against Iran strike

If the planes took off, Trump later recounted to NBC, they would soon be at 'a point where you wouldn’t turn back or couldn’t turn back.'

22 Jun 2019 11:19 AM

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