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  World   Americas  27 Jan 2017

World, Americas, 27 Jan 2017

Proposal to establish California as separate country: US election officials

A proposal has been submitted that would ask voters to repeal part of state constitution that declares California an inseparable part of US.

27 Jan 2017 6:07 PM

NATO, Russia top agenda for Theresa May's visit to US

The meeting will mark Trump’s first with a foreign leader since taking power a week ago.

27 Jan 2017 5:50 PM

UK: On his wedding day, man robs, sexually assaults woman 4 times

The accused grabbed the victim when she was on her way home and demanded money.

27 Jan 2017 3:48 PM

Trump plans to fund wall with 20 per cent import tax on Mexican goods

The financing of the project, which is aimed at clamping down on illegal immigration, has sparked tensions between the two countries.

27 Jan 2017 1:04 PM

US wildlife hired 2 snake hunters from India to catch pythons

In eight days, 2 snake hunters from Tamil Nadu surprised US officials by bagging as many as 13 pythons, including a 16-foot-long female.

27 Jan 2017 12:44 PM


Trump, May to give joint press conference today

May called the start of Trump’s term 'a new era of American renewal'.

27 Jan 2017 12:40 PM

Jordan's King Abdullah to meet Trump next week

King Abdullah's visit comes as Mr Trump is preparing to sign an executive order that would include a temporary ban on all refugees.

27 Jan 2017 12:37 PM

In 1962, CIA feared Sino-India war wasn’t over yet

CIA also stated that China could pose a ‘limited air threat’ to India due to the lack of sufficient air force bases in Himalayas.

27 Jan 2017 10:37 AM

Raul Castro calls for mutual respect in US relations

Donald Trump, before taking office, threatened to torpedo the still fragile detente between the former Cold War foes.

27 Jan 2017 6:31 AM

‘Fight fire of terror with fire’

Trump says harsh interrogation techniques like waterboarding absolutely work.

27 Jan 2017 6:17 AM


Mexican President cancels US trip after Trump's tweet

Donald Trump also tweeted that the US has a USD 60 billion trade deficit with Mexico.

27 Jan 2017 12:08 AM