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  World   Americas  22 Jul 2017

World, Americas, 22 Jul 2017

US presses Myanmar for complete break-off of links with N Korea

US envoy's trip to Myanmar underlined continuing US worries over North Korean links that back to Myanmar’s decades of military rule.

22 Jul 2017 6:36 PM

Indian man produces fake identity to get US Citizenship

According to Acting US Attorney Abe Martinez, Balbir Singh had previously attempted to obtain asylum under false pretences.

22 Jul 2017 6:30 PM

US warns Iran of 'new and serious consequences' if Americans not returned

The threat of prisoner-related sanctions opens up a new front in tensions between Tehran and the Trump administration.

22 Jul 2017 4:52 PM

US officials admit inconsistency in referring J&K, but no policy change

India, however, had played down the nomenclature by the US, saying similar terms had been used previously too.

22 Jul 2017 3:33 PM

Following various death claims of Baghdadi, Pentagon says IS leader alive

Russia's army said in mid-June that it was seeking to verify whether it had killed the IS chief in a May air strike in Syria.

22 Jul 2017 12:59 PM


US Defence Secy says denial of USD 350 million aid to Pak reality, not policy

Pakistan-based Haqqani network is blamed for a number of high-profile attacks on US and Western interests in war-torn Afghanistan.

22 Jul 2017 12:35 PM

Struggle for power intensifies in Venezuela Supreme Court battle

The Supreme Court promptly moved to block the newcomers, declaring the appointments to be in violation of the constitution.

22 Jul 2017 12:24 PM

Former spy officials criticize Trump's stance on Russia

The Russians have said the estates were used for recreational escapes by Russian diplomats and their families.

22 Jul 2017 11:48 AM

Reduce tension through direct dialogue: Pentagon to India, China

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval heads to Beijing to attend a meeting of BRICS later this month.

22 Jul 2017 11:22 AM