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  World   Americas  17 Dec 2016

World, Americas, 17 Dec 2016

No turning back on combating climate change: UN chief

Climate action means jobs, growth, cleaner air and better health, he said in his last press conference as the UN Secretary-General in UN.

17 Dec 2016 3:38 PM

FBI agrees with assessment on Russian hacking: CIA

CIA recently said that Russia was involved in hacking of servers of the Democratic party and that of Clinton's campaign duringelections.

17 Dec 2016 3:26 PM

Trump salutes supporters in Florida, names budget director

Trump vowed to defeat the Islamic State group, offering no details but promising a foreign policy strategy that means crushing IS rapidly.

17 Dec 2016 2:07 PM

Indian-origin pleads guilty for H-1B visa fraud in US

According to federal prosecutors, Karne's conspirators recruited foreign workers with purported IT expertise who sought work in the US.

17 Dec 2016 1:34 PM

Donald Trump thanks Indian-Americans for role in polls triumph

During campaigning, Trump pledged to work for betterment of India-US relationship and said he would be the best friend of India.

17 Dec 2016 1:22 PM


US to reveal number of citizens under surveillance

The estimate, requested by members of the US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, is expected to be made public in January.

17 Dec 2016 12:08 PM

Donald Trump's new team made up of risk-takers, dealmakers

Trump's roster of agency heads conspicuously lack intellectuals, lawyers, and academics of the sort sought by some past presidents.

17 Dec 2016 10:52 AM

Rajnath's remarks on Pak a declaration of war: Hafiz Saeed

He also warned the government not to give clean chit to alleged Indian spy Kalbhushan.

17 Dec 2016 10:36 AM

Chinese Navy warship seizes US underwater drone in South China Sea

The Chinese seizure will add to concerns about China's growing military presence and aggressive posture in disputed South China Sea.

17 Dec 2016 9:43 AM

New York and Boston could approach record lows in Arctic chill

'This is well below normal even for those areas of the country that are kind of used to cold weather.'

17 Dec 2016 9:27 AM


Ivanka may steal Melania thunder in White House role

Ivanka and her real estate developer husband have been a constant presence by President-elect’s side since his election victory.

17 Dec 2016 2:48 AM

From divorce to speech: FBI was on Muhammad Ali’s trail

The former heavyweight boxing champion died in June at age 74, after a life in the ring.

17 Dec 2016 2:43 AM

US will support Indo-Pak friendship, says Shalabh Kumar

Mr Kumar added that Mr Trump is “very well aware” that terrorism is a big concern for India.

17 Dec 2016 2:35 AM

United States plans program to hit hackers

Obama says will retaliate against Russia, Kremlin slams hacking accusations.

17 Dec 2016 2:21 AM