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‘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

US man robs bank, throws stolen cash at people and wishes ‘Merry Christmas’

A man, identified by police as 65-year-old David Wayne Oliver, was arrested in a nearby Starbucks.

25 Dec 2019 5:36 PM

Trump says he and Xi Jinping will sign US-China trade deal

Beijing has not yet confirmed specific components of the deal that were released by US officials.

25 Dec 2019 2:14 PM

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Brazil President lost memory after fall that left him hospitalised

The 64-year-old slipped Monday night in a bathroom at the Alvorada Palace.

25 Dec 2019 9:50 AM

Author, spiritual guru and LSD pioneer Ram Dass passes away

Ram Dass entered the public sphere in the early 1960s as a young Harvard psychology professor.

24 Dec 2019 12:49 PM

US Speaker Nancy Pelosi not ready to name team for Trump's Senate trial

House managers will prosecute the case against Trump before the Republican majority Senate in a trial expected to begin in January.

24 Dec 2019 11:27 AM

US to provide USD 300 million military aid to Ukraine in 2020

The almost USD11bn (£8.4bn) Nord Stream 2 project has infuriated the US, with both Republican and Democratic lawmakers opposing it.

24 Dec 2019 11:20 AM

Here is why Jaishankar cancelled meeting with US lawmaker

Jaishankar refused to meet Indian-American Jayapal, who introduced a Congressional resolution to lift restrictions imposed on J&K.

24 Dec 2019 8:42 AM

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'Important step': US welcomes Saudi's verdict in Khashoggi's murder case

The United States 'encouraged Saudi Arabia to undertake a fair and transparent judicial process,' the official said.

24 Dec 2019 8:29 AM

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

US moved to freeze Ukraine aid 90 minutes after Trump-Zelensky phone call

Trump is accused of withholding USD 400 million in assistance to Ukraine to push Kiev to investigate his political rival Joe Biden.

23 Dec 2019 9:53 AM

Donald Trump invites UK PM Boris Johnson to White House: report

The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the reported invitation to Johnson.

23 Dec 2019 8:56 AM

Trade deal with China to be signed 'very shortly': Donald Trump

'We just achieved a breakthrough on the trade deal and we will be signing it very shortly,' Trump said in Florida.

23 Dec 2019 8:46 AM

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175 children abused by Mexican branch of Catholic Church: report

The findings of the report spans from the group's founding in 1941 until December 16, 2019.

22 Dec 2019 2:19 PM

Article 370 scrapped to boost development, end discrimination, says US lawmaker

Harsh Vardhan Shringla in a tweet thanked Congressman Wilson for his statement expressing strong support on J&K move.

21 Dec 2019 9:54 AM

Bill to promote Mahatma Gandhi's legacy introduced in US House

The bill seeks a budgetary allocation of USD 30 million every year for the next five years to the USAID for this foundation.

21 Dec 2019 9:22 AM

Have no interest in meeting Pramila Jayapal, says Jaishankar

Jaishankar had abruptly cancelled a meeting with senior members of Congress this week after US lawmakers refused demands to exclude Jayapal.

20 Dec 2019 9:49 AM

Take 'immediate, irreversible action' against terrorists: India, US to Pakistan

The first 2+2 dialogue was held in New Delhi in September last year after the mechanism was approved by PM Modi and Trump.

20 Dec 2019 8:30 AM

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