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Stay quiet if you want your elections to go smoothly: North Korea warns Washington

The statement comes after US State Department expressed disappointed at North Korea for suspending communication hotlines with South Korea

11 Jun 2020 12:08 PM

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

US has no plans to cap H-1B work visa programme: State Department

Trump Administration has no plans to place caps on H-1B work visas, said State Department spokeswoman.

21 Jun 2019 12:10 PM

Pentagon 'not aware' on Pak F-16 count after Feb aerial dogfight with IAF

US defence department said it was 'not aware' of any investigation that was conducted to ascertain if Pakistan had lost an F-16.

06 Apr 2019 3:49 PM

United States to classify Iranian force as 'terrorist organization'

The United States is expected to designate Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards Corps a foreign terrorist organization.

06 Apr 2019 12:54 PM


Detained 130 foreign students were aware of their crime: US State dept

The fake university was set up by the DHS's investigating unit in Greater Detroit area to bust the 'pay-and-stay' racket.

05 Feb 2019 8:16 AM

Barcelona on alert after US warns of possible terror attack on Christmas

‘Police were working on this threat. We take all threats seriously, all of them are investigated,’ regional interior minister Miquel Buch said.

24 Dec 2018 6:08 PM

Nikki Haley slams New York Times for incorrect story on expensive curtains

I hadn't even taken the job when these curtains were picked. The reporters knew the facts and released the story anyway, she said.

21 Sep 2018 1:11 PM

Amid budget cuts, over USD 52,000 spent on Nikki Haley's residence curtains: Report

A spokesman for Haley said plans to buy the curtains were made in 2016 during the Obama administration and Haley had no say in the purchase.

14 Sep 2018 2:00 PM

India's handling of human trafficking cases disproportionately low: US report

US State Department in annual Trafficking Persons Report 2018 urged India to increase prosecutions, convictions for all trafficking forms.

29 Jun 2018 2:51 PM


Rohingya crisis: US ‘deeply, deeply troubled’ by news of mass graves in Myanmar

Myanmar's army had said that the security forces had discovered a mass grave on the edge of a village in Rakhine State.

02 Feb 2018 4:07 PM

Be extra cautious: US new travel advisory to flyers visiting India

Americans flyers asked to not visit J&K, except for eastern Ladakh, Leh and within 10 miles of Indo-Pak border.

11 Jan 2018 11:27 AM

US to grant USD 500,000 to NGO that promotes religious freedom in India

Recipients of grants for India and Sri Lanka would be announced after screening of applications.

08 Nov 2017 7:51 PM

Indian-American lawyer appointed in key position in US State Dept

Her nomination was confirmed by a voice vote in block along with several other diplomatic nominations.

03 Nov 2017 5:22 PM

Vladimir Putin says US will have to shed 755 from diplomatic staff

The legislation, which also targets Iran and North Korea, seeks to punish Moscow for meddling in the 2016 US election.

31 Jul 2017 8:20 AM


Taking strong measures against terrorism: Pak after facing flak from US

The Foreign Office spokesman said that delegations from other countries had visited areas in Pakistan ‘cleansed from terrorism’.

21 Jul 2017 12:24 PM

Iran's president threatens response to new US sanctions on nuclear deal

Iran's parliament on Tuesday voted to streamline a bill that would increase funding for the country's missile programme.

19 Jul 2017 6:37 PM

Venezuela govt backers beat opposition lawmakers in congress

The armed group broke through the gates of the only state institution still nominally controlled by the opposition.

06 Jul 2017 10:19 AM

US to investigate social media profiles of visa applicants over security issues

The notification says that visas will not be denied on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, nationality, or sexual orientation.

06 May 2017 3:13 PM

US issues travel alert for Europe over threat of terror attacks

A State Department official said Monday's alert was not prompted by a specific threat.

02 May 2017 1:58 PM