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  World   Americas  30 Jan 2018

World, Americas, 30 Jan 2018

ISI behind training terrorist involved in Kabul hotel attack: Afghan envoy

Afghanistan's envoy to UN, Mahmoud Saikal made the serious allegation against the ISI in a tweet on Monday.

30 Jan 2018 5:14 PM

Typo leaves Trump red-faced: Tickets invite attendees to 'State of the Uniom'

Tickets for the prime-time speech went out on Monday and it was apparently the first time anyone picked up a glaring error.

30 Jan 2018 4:46 PM

30-yr-old Indian techie from Telangana found dead in Texas apartment

The cause of death is 'not known', sources at the Houston Consulate said, adding that his body has been sent for postmortem.

30 Jan 2018 4:34 PM

ISI trained terrorist involved in Kabul hotel attack: Afghanistan envoy

Afghanistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Mahmoud Saikal, made the serious allegation against the ISI in a tweet on Sunday.

30 Jan 2018 3:05 PM

Pentagon bars data disclosure on extent of Taliban control in Afghanistan

At issue are a number of populous Afghan districts, considered to be held by the Kabul government or by insurgents or contested by both.

30 Jan 2018 2:08 PM


FBI deputy director McCabe, criticised by Trump, steps down

McCabe, who served as acting Federal Bureau of Investigation chief for more than two months in 2017 after Trump fired Director James Comey.

30 Jan 2018 1:16 PM

Russian fighter jet flies within 5 feet of US Navy plane for over 2 hours

The incident unfolded while the US EP-3 Aries spy plane was on a mission in international airspace.

30 Jan 2018 12:40 PM

US House passes bill to protect young athletes from abuse

There has been no official comment from the White House on the legislation and whether President Donald Trump would sign it.

30 Jan 2018 12:35 PM

US judge orders release of Indian-descent immigration activist Ravi Ragbir

Ragbir was arrested on Jan 12 during a routine check-in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

30 Jan 2018 11:51 AM

Russian meddling hasn’t stopped, expect to interfere in 2018 US vote: CIA

The 2018 midterm elections will involve all of the 435 members of the House of Representatives and 33 senators.

30 Jan 2018 10:24 AM


US lifts ban on 11 ‘high-risk’ refugee countries; now much tougher scrutiny

'It's critically important that we know who is entering the United States,' said Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

30 Jan 2018 8:48 AM