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Iran takes man who posted video of missile striking Ukraine plane into custody

President Hassan Rouhani promised a thorough investigation into the 'unforgivable error' in an address on Tuesday.

15 Jan 2020 3:10 PM

World Bank trims 2020 growth forecast amid slow recovery for trade, investment

The World Bank shaved 0.2 percentage point off of growth for both years.

09 Jan 2020 9:53 AM

Not looking to start war with Iran, but prepared to finish one: US

The US drone strike on Friday that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani has sharply escalated tensions between US and Iran.

08 Jan 2020 11:29 AM

All is well: Trump after Iran launches missile attacks at US bases in Iraq

Iran launched a series of attacks on US targets in Iraq including the targetting of two bases at Al-Asad and Abril.

08 Jan 2020 9:33 AM

Watch: Pompeo posts video of Iraqis dancing to 'celebrate' Iran commander's death

Trump ordered the killing of the Iran Revolutionary Guards commander, who died Friday 'in a decisive defensive action'

03 Jan 2020 5:11 PM

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Trump ordered killing of Soleimani to protect US personnel abroad: Pentagon

Ties between the US and Iran deteriorated since Washington pulled out of nuclear deal with Tehran.

03 Jan 2020 9:11 AM

‘Several stabbed at synagogue in New York,’ says Jewish Affairs Group

Police in the US have been battling a rash of attacks against Jewish targets in recent years.

29 Dec 2019 11:11 AM

‘1st time in Independent India': US Cong think tank on 'affecting status' of Muslims with CAA, NRC

The changes sparked significant controversy, including large-scale and sometimes violent protests.

27 Dec 2019 12:21 PM

'Don't do it!': Trump calls for end to killing in Syria rebel bastion

Trump on Thursday praised Turkey's efforts, tweeting that Ankara 'is working hard to stop this carnage.'

26 Dec 2019 8:29 PM

Jayapal added to list of US lawmakers to meet Jaishankar without Engel’s approval

During his visit to Washington for the 2+2 US-India dialogue, Jaishankar had refused to meet Jayapal.

23 Dec 2019 2:55 PM

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India has 'free press' and is 'openly' debating CAA: US State Department

The country is witnessing widespread protests against the amended law demanding its withdrawal.

19 Dec 2019 11:58 AM

Rajnath Singh visits US naval air station, hopes defence ties will strengthen

Singh, along with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, is in the US for the second 2+2 dialogue.

18 Dec 2019 2:32 PM

'Didn't do anything wrong, not fair that I am being impeached': Donald Trump

Earlier in the day, he described the impeachment as a hoax and politically motivated.

14 Dec 2019 11:13 AM

Trump stood on the verge of impeachment after panel approves charge

Trump, who insists there is a witch hunt against him, called the panel's impeachment vote 'an embarrassment to our country'.

14 Dec 2019 9:44 AM

'Concerned about implications of Citizenship Bill,' says top US official

Gregory Stanton of Genocide Watch expressed concern on Thursday over the human rights situation in Kashmir and Assam.

14 Dec 2019 9:32 AM

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After Trump mocks Greta Thunberg with ‘chill, go to movies’ barb, her Twitter bio says all

Thunberg's reply came minutes later, when she changed the bio of her Twitter account.

13 Dec 2019 1:21 PM

'We are following CAB updates': US urges India to protect rights of religious minorities

The parliament nod to the bill has led to protests by the people in various states of the country, especially in the Northeastern region.

13 Dec 2019 11:27 AM

'Chill Greta!' says Trump to teen climate activist, asks her to go to movies

Time magazine named of Greta Thunberg as 2019 Person of the Year.

12 Dec 2019 8:58 PM

'Abuse of power, obstruction': US democrats unveil Trump impeachment charges

The full House of Representatives is expected to vote on the charges, or articles of impeachment, next week.

10 Dec 2019 8:11 PM

Bill introduced in US House of Representatives urges India to end restrictions in J&K

It notes that the people across the US maintain ties with family and friends in J&K.

08 Dec 2019 10:53 AM

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