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Trump says Iran internet shutdown trying to hide ''death and tragedy'

Iran wants zero transparency, thinking the world will not find out the death and tragedy that the Iranian Regime is causing, Trump said.

22 Nov 2019 12:28 PM

Hostile, nuclear-armed Pak keeps India on constant alert, says US lawmaker

India faces increasingly aggressive and assertive China that continues to export its malign influence throughout the Indo-Pacific region.

22 Nov 2019 12:16 PM

‘CPEC is not about aid’: US warns Pak of risks from China infrastructure push

China’s main promises in Pakistan include the development of Gwadar on the Arabian Sea into a world-class port.

22 Nov 2019 10:15 AM

US backs India's role in Afghanistan as it looks to withdraw troops

India one of the backers of Afghanistan's govt, contributing more than USD 3 bn since 2001 US-led invasion toppled Taliban.

22 Nov 2019 8:39 AM

Canadian PM Trudeau includes 4 Indian-origin ministers in new cabinet

Another key portfolios reshuffle was Chrystia Freeland who has been moved from foreign affairs to become Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister.

21 Nov 2019 1:21 PM

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'Most corrupt President': At debate, Democrats agree Trump must be impeached

'The president broke the law again and again and again,' Massachusetts Sen Elizabeth Warren said in the event's opening minutes.

21 Nov 2019 12:41 PM

Notes in hand, Donald Trump states his case about impeachment

Usually the president exits the White House without papers or paraphernalia in his hands.

21 Nov 2019 11:54 AM

US Navy could remove Gallagher from SEALs, even after Trump intervention

A panel of Navy SEAL officers would convene in December to decide whether Gallagher can remain in the unit, Lawrence said.

21 Nov 2019 9:27 AM

US approves billion dollar naval weapons deal with India

India will use the enhanced capability as a deterrent to regional threats and to strengthen its homeland defence, it said.

21 Nov 2019 9:14 AM

Trump spokeswoman says Obama aides left mean notes during 2017 handover

Numerous Obama aides denounced the accusation as fiction.

20 Nov 2019 2:34 PM

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Pentagon says Iran developed largest missile force in Middle East despite sanctions

A US intelligence official said on condition of anonymity that the assessment included Israel.

20 Nov 2019 2:00 PM

‘I am an American,’ Vindman reminds Trump allies in impeachment hearing

The exchange highlighted the extent to which identity politics are playing a role in the impeachment investigation against Trump.

20 Nov 2019 1:50 PM

2 guards responsible for monitoring Epstein charged with falsifying prison records

Epstein’s death was a major embarrassment for the US Bureau of Prisons.

20 Nov 2019 1:30 PM

Bye Bye, Bei Bei: Last Panda cub in US leaves for China

The four year-old cub, whose name means 'precious, treasure' in Mandarin, was destined to head to China under Beijing's 'panda diplomacy'.

20 Nov 2019 11:09 AM

US Senate unanimously passes Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act

The bill sends a message of bipartisan support from US Congress for the democratic aspirations of the majority of Hong Kong.

20 Nov 2019 10:48 AM

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Donald Trump slams media for spreading rumour about his health, calls them sick

Trump visited a military hospital over the weekend which many news channels and media reported that was a sign that he is not well.

20 Nov 2019 7:56 AM

Indian charged with sexual abuse while working as US military contractor in Afghanistan

US military authorities in Afghan arrested Naik on November 8 and his initial appearance was held before US Magistrate via video conference.

19 Nov 2019 11:21 AM

3 dead in shooting at Walmart in US: Police

Witnesses told local news channels that the shooter approached his victims while they were inside the vehicle, opening fire on them.

19 Nov 2019 9:40 AM

In new pro-Israel shift, US no longer calls settlements on occupied Palestinian land illegal

Pompeo said that US was not necessarily considering the settlements legal either but instead would defer to judgement of Israeli courts.

19 Nov 2019 8:59 AM

2 US chemistry professors arrested for cooking meth at university

Tina Hall, a spokeswoman for the Arkadelphia-based school, says Bateman and Rowland have been on administrative leave since October 11.

18 Nov 2019 3:53 PM

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