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bahrain-israel

Bahrain defies worldwide tide on Jerusalem, moves closer to Israel

Delegation does not represent Bahraini people, says opposition group Amid worldwide protests against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital, Bahrain...
Arab League call Trump’s Jerusalem move as dangerous

Arab League call Trump’s Jerusalem move as dangerous

Several leaders in the region refuse to meet US Vice President The Arab League has called US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital...
PM Modi & Donald Trump

Trump’s Jerusalem move: Our position on Palestine is independent, says India

Amid worldwide condemnation to US President Donald Trump’s announcement of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and instruction to move its embassy from Tel Aviv...
Russia: US-led coalition should leave Syria after Deash defeat

Russia: US-led coalition should leave Syria after Daesh defeat

Nobody in these areas wants the Damascus government to return, says US Russia has demanded that all foreign forces, including those of US-led coalition present...
Hafiz Saeed files petition at UN for delisting from terror list

Hafiz Saeed files petition at UN for delisting from terror list

In an unexpected move, 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has filed a petition at UN requesting to drop his name from Security...
TRAI backs free, open internet, says all content should be available to all consumers

TRAI backs free, open internet, says all content should be available to all consumers

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Tuesday came out in strong support of the principle of an open and free internet in...
Palestinians to US: Don’t shut our mission, will cease all links with Washington

Palestinians to US: Don’t shut our mission, will cease all links with Washington

Saudis working to implement Israel-US plan in Palestine Palestinian officials have threatened to cease all communications with Trump administration if it closes down their diplomatic...

US blocks humanitarian aid for Iran’s earthquake victims

US offered condolences for the victims on Monday The Iranian expats living in US have alleged that US Treasury Department has blocked online donations made...
Delhi children grow up with smaller lungs due to pollution, says study

Delhi children grow up with smaller lungs due to pollution, says study

Children growing up in polluted environments of Delhi have reduced lung growth compared to the children in developed countries like the US, a study...

Trump gives “credit” to Xi Jinping for taking advantage

Sino-US relations are at a new historic starting point, says Xi US President Donald Trump was a changed person in Beijing. Instead of reiterating...
Trump admits his ignorance of world geography and politics

Trump admits his ignorance of world geography and politics

Says did not know “so many countries” before It’s Donald Trump once again. It’s only him who can do that. This time he candidly revealed...
paksitan and us

Pakistan welcomes US mediation for easing ties with India

Khwaja Asif claims of “cleared air” in ties with US Having gone through US pressure for “doing more” to contain terror groups on its soil...

Syria is fighting war against Wahabism, says Ambassador

Officers from US, UK, Turkey and Israel are helping terror groups, he alleges Exclusive interview with APN ~By M. Ahmad Kazmi Syria has been engaged in war...

Syria-Iraq coordinated offensive cause major defeat to IS terrorists

Lost Deir Ezzor in Syria and Al-Qaim in Iraq As part of a final push to Daesh (IS) terrorists out of Syria and Iraq, the...
US Senate unanimously votes Kenneth Juster as US envoy to India

US Senate unanimously votes Kenneth Juster as US envoy to India

Juster was serving as deputy assistant for international economic affairs to President Trump; played a key role in the Indo-US civil nuclear agreement talks...
Three killed in shooting inside Walmart store in Colorado, police hunt for suspects

Three killed in shooting inside Walmart store in Colorado, police hunt for suspects

The attack comes a month after 58 people were killed in a mass-shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas. In yet another shooting...

Osama followed Kashmir developments, Headley trial: CIA files

File photo of Osama bin Laden during an interaction he had with reporters in Helmand Province of Afghanistan on December 24, 1998. Photo credit:...
Mattis Favours Diplomacy On North Korea Before Trump Visits The Hotspot

Mattis Favours Diplomacy On North Korea Before Trump Visits The Hotspot

UN should impose sanctions on US until it gets rid of all n-weapons, says expert Indicating more active presence in the region, US Defense Secretary...

Texas Police find child’s body, suspect it to be Indian girl Sherin Mathews

Three-year-old girl, adopted from Kerala orphanage, had gone missing on Oct 7 after her foster father made her stand out of their home at...
Iraqi government rejects US notion on “foreign fighters”

Iraqi government rejects US notion on “foreign fighters”

President Fuad Masoum supports deeper ties with Tehran The Iraqi government has rejected the US notion of “foreigners” fighting against Daesh (IS) terrorists in its...
Erdogan: US decision on Visa saddening, justifies retaliation

Erdogan: US decision on Visa saddening, justifies retaliation

Ankara asks US to halt unnecessary escalation of tension The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that US administration’s decision to suspend processing of...

Turkey retaliates, suspends visas for US citizens

Reacts to US suspension of issuing visas to Turkish citizens In a retaliatory diplomatic move, Turkey has suspending non-immigrant visa services to the US nationals...
US, North Korea War of Words Continues

US, North Korea War of Words Continues

Kim’s threat for “US and puppets total destruction” meets by Trump’s “only one thing will work” US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim...
Russia, US sell advance weapons to Saudi Arabia

Russia, US sell advance weapons to Saudi Arabia

King Salman tries to balance ties by visiting Moscow In a major shift towards Russia, Saudi Arabia has agreed to sign a $3bn weapons deal...
US Appreciates India’s Refusal to Send Troops to Afghanistan

US Appreciates India’s Refusal to Send Troops to Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis praises India’s holistic approach US have praised India’s decision not to send its troops to fight against terror groups in Afghanistan...
Trump’s travel ban hits Pakistan, 26 % decline in non-immigrant US visas for Pak nationals in 2017

Trump’s travel ban hits Pakistan, 26 % decline in non-immigrant US visas for Pak...

Analysis by Politico shows “notable drop” in visas issued in Muslim-majority countries, in addition to the eight nations targeted under the travel ban Pakistan may...

Mark Zuckerberg rejects Trump’s bias claims; regrets ridiculing ‘fake news’ concerns

Zuckerberg’s response came following United States President Donald Trump’s recent claims accusing Facebook of bias. Despite its massive revenue gains, Facebook has been facing heat...
Diwali in US

Diwali Festivals Grow In US, From Disney To Times Square By Beth J. Harpaz

This Nov. 13, 2016 photo shows performers in a Diwali celebration at Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Calif. Diwali is a festival of...
Pakistan Foreign Minister says Hafiz Saeed , Lashkar a liability

Pakistan Foreign Minister says Hafiz Saeed , Lashkar a liability

The Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said the jihadis on its soil were nurtured by the US to counter the Soviets. The US cannot abstain...
Iraqi PM: KRG Must Hand Over Airports by Friday or Face International Air Embargo

Iraqi PM: KRG Must Hand Over Airports by Friday or Face International Air Embargo

Iraqi forces watching border from Turkish territory           Reacting to Masoud Barzani, the head of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s defiant attitude sticking for “ending ties...
India won’t have military role in Afghanistan, says Sitharaman after talks with US counterpart

India won’t have military role in Afghanistan, says Sitharaman after talks with US counterpart

Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had recently said during a US visit that his government “will not accept military or political role” of India...
US-North Korea May End Up With “Accidental Conflict”

US-North Korea May End Up With “Accidental Conflict”

Pyongyang threatens to shoot down US bombers US and North Korea seem to be inching closer to the possibility of war with massive repercussions. North...
Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum

Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum

Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria are against separate Kurdish state In a major development after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein regime in Iraq in 2003,...
CBI, ED to move UK court against Vijay Mallya, claim he diverted most of Rs 6,000-cr loan to shell companies

CBI, ED to move UK court against Vijay Mallya, claim he diverted most of...

New charges and evidence will strengthen India’s case for seeking UB group chairman’s extradition from the UK The Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the CBI have...
North korea

Moscow calls row kindergarten fight, China reduces oil supply to North Korea

Washington-Pyongyang  war of words continues Amid ongoing confrontation between US and North Korea over its repeated intercontinental ballistic missile and nuclear test, Russia and China...
More than 200 dead as 7.1 magnitude quake hits Mexico

More than 200 dead as 7.1 magnitude quake hits Mexico

The frightening tragedy came on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 earthquake that killed thousands in and around the city. A powerful earthquake of magnitude...
At Princeton University, RaGa lauds NaMo’s Make in India but criticizes its implementation

At Princeton University, RaGa lauds NaMo’s Make in India but criticizes its implementation

Congress VP says anger building up in India against Modi government for failing to deliver on promise of generating employment Days after he lashed out...
north korea arsenal

Another North Korean Missile Lands beyond Japan

Covers longer distance than US Guam territory Continuing its defiant moves, North Korea fired another missile that flew over Japan’s northern Hokkaido Island and landed...
US court temporarily restores Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees

US court temporarily restores Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees

Supreme Court ruling blocks part of an earlier ruling that barred US government from prohibiting refugees with formal assurances from entering Washington Washington: The US...
UNSC Tightens Noose around North Korea

UNSC Tightens Noose around North Korea

Russia and China supported the US move United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution for imposing new sanctions on North Korea on...
North Korea threatens US with “pain and suffering” measures

North Korea threatens US with “pain and suffering” measures

President Donald Trump had earlier threatened NK for “fire and fury” The North Korea-US showdown continues with both sides using threats and counter threats on...
Habib Bank

US Asks Pakistani Bank to Shut Operations in New York for Alleged Fund Transfers...

Bank regulators slaps $ 255 million fine Facing isolation on the issue of supporting terrorism, Pakistan, has on Thursday, faced another US action against...
BRICS Summit against Backdrop Of Plummeting Washington-Moscow Relations

BRICS Summit against Backdrop Of Plummeting Washington-Moscow Relations

By: Saeed Naqvi  Two recent events will influence attitudes at the 9th BRICS summit at Xiamen, China, from September 3 to 5 – Doklam and Trump’s decision...
Korth Korea Threatens to Hit US Base in Guam

North Korea Threatens to Hit US Base in Guam

President Donald Trump yet to react Amidst condemnation by UN Security Council for its latest missile launch over Japan as “outrageous”, North Korean leader...
Pakistan Foreign Minister to visit Russia, China and Turkey

Pakistan Foreign Minister to visit Russia, China and Turkey

Shahbaz; Time to say goodbye for US aid In an effort to re-adjust its foreign policy after US President Donald Trump announced his new Afghan...
North Korea Fires Short Range Missiles

North Korea Fires Short Range Missiles

US and South Korea confirm the Pyongyang’s provocative move Amid recent tension on threat to mount ballistic missile attack at Guam, the US territory in...
Syria Urges UN to Stop Civilian Killings by US-led Coalition

Syria Urges UN to Stop Civilian Killings by US-led Coalition

Alleges use of phosphorous bombs in Raqqa The Syrian government has called UN to halt the US led coalition’s repeated attacks on its civilians during...
Iran to US: Capable of Ramping Up 20 pc N-Enrichment in 5 Days

Iran to US: Capable of Ramping Up 20 pc N-Enrichment in 5 Days

Responding to the ongoing US threats to renegotiate or walk away from Iran nuclear deal, Tehran has warned that it needs only five days...
Trump Wants India to Help More in Afghanistan

Trump Wants India to Help More in Afghanistan

Criticize Pakistan for harboring terrorists US President Donald Trump has appreciated India’s contribution to stability in Afghanistan and desired that New Delhi should extend...

Bannon: Trump Presidency, We Fought and Won, is Over

Says there will be all kinds of fights The removal of Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon is the fifth major exit from the top...
Syria: Western Countries providing Chemical Weapons to Terrorists

Syria: Western Countries providing Chemical Weapons to Terrorists

Trump recently halted CIA’s covert program to assist and train Syrian groups Syria has affirmed that US, Britain and their regional allies have breached the...
US Diplomat Wears Saree of People’s Choice on Independence Day

US Diplomat Wears Saree of People’s Choice on Independence Day

It may help popularize Indian handlooms In a bid to build direct ties with Indian people, the US Charge d’Affairs MaryKay Carlson, finally wore saree...
Taliban Urges Trump for Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Taliban Urges Trump for Withdrawal from Afghanistan

The Taliban, responsible for the recent spate of terror attacks, have called on US President Donald Trump to review his country’s Afghan policy and...

Kim: North Korea not to hit Guam for now

Nobody should be allowed to decide on military action, says South Korea Responding to the global calls for calm, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has...
Donald Trump

U-turn on North Korea; US opts for diplomacy

Tillerson, Mattis favor“peaceful pressure campaign” In a big u-turn on North Korea, US administration has begun de-escalation. The top officials, Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State...
Trump Faces Latin American States after Threats to Venezuela

Trump Faces Latin American States after Threats to Venezuela

President Maduro tries to lock socialist policies of Hugo Chavez US President Donald Trump is facing diminishing popularity at home and outside. With the growing...
China asks US, North Korea to calm down

China asks US, North Korea to calm down

Xi calls Donald Trump, asks both to scale down rhetoric In a serious bid to de-escalate tension between US and North Korea, Beijing shouldered an...

US-North Korea may Indulge in Off-Coast War

Trump’s “fire and fury” meets with Pyongyang threat to hit Guam Now the Trump administration seems to be “readying itself” to face a possibly huge...

Pak foreign minister Asif sings familiar tune: Blames India for all troubles and hails...

In his maiden media interaction after being sworn-in as the first Pak foreign affairs minister since 2013, Khwaja Muhammad Asif predictably blames India for...
Bangladeshi national among 4 Terrorists Arrested in UP

Bangladeshi national among 4 Terrorists Arrested in UP

ATS-STF operation busted terror module Counter-terrorism investigators on Sunday arrested four suspects for allegedly preparing young recruiters for terror activities and providing them logistical...
UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions against North Korea

UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions against North Korea

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a US sponsored resolution on Saturday to punish North Korea by slapping a ban on mineral and...
US Sanction Bill to Trigger another War-like Situation

US Sanction Bill to Trigger another War-like Situation

Trump says, despite concerns, signed for the unity of the country The new sanction bill signed by US President Donald Trump on Wednesday against Russia,...

60 civilians killed in US-led bombing in Syria

US airstrikes continue without Damascus consent At least 60 civilians have been killed in fresh airstrikes conducted by US led-coalition in Dayr al-Zawr province in...
Vladimir Putin

Putin Expels Over 750 US Diplomats against New Sanctions

Washington says it was uncalled-for act In the largest diplomats’ expulsion witnessed in the modern history, Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that 755 staff...
US, Three European Giants Condemn Iran for Rocket Launch

US, Three European Giants Condemn Iran for Rocket Launch

Washington imposes sanctions on six Iranian entities The Donald Trump administration and three European allies: UK, France and Germany, have condemned Iran for successfully testing...
US, Pak favour talks with Taliban

US, Pak favour talks with Taliban

Both countries believe inclusion of Taliban in the Afghan peace  talks are a must for lasting stability in the conflict-torn country The US administration and...
Congress curtails Trump’s authority on Russia

Congress curtails Trump’s authority on Russia

Acting against the desire of President Trump, the US House of Representatives passed a Bill with overwhelming majority on Tuesday to impose new sanctions...
US for Peaceful Resolution of India-China Standoff

US for Peaceful Resolution of India-China Standoff

US diplomats active in Beijing, New Delhi Amidst India’s bilateral approach in its territorial disputes with its neighbors, US administration has established contact with New...
US; Withholding $ 350 m Pak Funds Not New Policy

US; Withholding $ 350 m Pak Funds Not New Policy

Dawn; Rocky US-Pak Ties not good for either The US administration has now started to reconcile Islamabad for its decision not to provide $350 million...
US: Pakistan, a safe haven for terrorists

US: Pakistan, a safe haven for terrorists

Trump’s another Stick Hits Pak Facing tougher conditions for reimbursement of 400 million dollars defense funds by US, State Department has now identified Pakistan as...
Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump

White House Admits Trump’s Undisclosed Meeting with Putin

Trump says fake news was sick and dishonest It is White House once again. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held another...

US Asks India to Assist Save Afghan Borders

India likely to send troops to Kabul, say experts By: Abu Turab The India-US ties have been growing rapidly in the post Modi-Trump recent summit...
Trump’s U Turn; US Confirms Iran’s Nuclear Deal Compliance

Trump’s U Turn; US Confirms Iran’s Nuclear Deal Compliance

White House working with allies for strict enforcement In a major shift, President Donald Trump has backed away from his campaign promise to scrap nuclear...
US officials; UAE orchestrated Qatar crisis

US officials; UAE orchestrated Qatar crisis

Abu Dhabi denies involvement The conspiracy behind the ongoing Qatar crisis seems to be uncovered. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) orchestrated the hacking of Qatari...
Jared Kushner

Trump face another trouble for Kushner’s act

Conflict of interests causing trouble at white House Here is another shocker for the business tycoon-turned-President Donald Trump. At a time when relations between his...
trump-putin meeting

Ceasefire goes into effect in Southwest Syria

First positive result of Trump-Putin meeting A ceasefire brokered by Russia, US and Jordan has gone into effect in the Southwest region along the...
North Korea ICBM test triggers tension

North Korea ICBM test triggers tension

Kim Jong says it was “gift to American bastards” Tension is mounting high after North Korea tested Inter Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) on Tuesday which...
Facing heat over cross-border terrorism, Pakistan talks of Kashmir

Facing heat over cross-border terrorism, Pakistan talks of Kashmir

Pakistan’s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has accused the US of speaking India’s language after Washington and New Delhi urged Islamabad not to let its...
US rolls out new visa rules for Muslim nations

US rolls out new visa rules for Muslim nations

The guidelines state applicants must prove close relationships in the US, while extended family wouldn’t be considered close The United States (US)  government has set...
PM Modi arrives india

Modi returns after three nation visit

Carries forward India’s ties with US, Portugal and Netherlands Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned Wednesday morning after a successful three-nation tour to Portugal, the US...
US warns Assad not to attack with Chemical weapons

US warns Assad not to attack with Chemical weapons

Russia calls it provocative The decisive battle against IS in Syria and Iraq has larger consequences all over the Middle East. The White House has...
Modi and trump

India becomes Major Defense Partner with U.S

Trump supports India’s Pak policy Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump have resolved to expand and deepen strategic partnership and advance...
Donald Trump

Trump may strip Pakistan of Major non-NATO ally status

Serious debate in Washington The US Administration under President Donald Trump has been seriously considering hardening its approach towards Pakistan for not deterring militants launching...
Western Arms And Islamic Terrorism: An Endless Spiral

Western Arms And Islamic Terrorism: An Endless Spiral

~By Saeed Naqvi “Udhar rakeeb, idhar hum bulaye jaate hain Ki daana daal ke murghe laraye jaate hain” (I am invited, so is my enemy – at...
De-escalation begins in Saudi Qatar crisis

De-escalation begins in Saudi Qatar crisis

US sells F-15 fighters, Turkey, Iran supply food The Saudi-Qatar crisis is turning in Doha’s favor with signing of fresh F-15 fighter deal between...
China says India's NSG bid has become more complicated under new circumstances

China says India’s NSG bid has become more complicated under new circumstances

PM Narendra Modi is expected to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping during SCO China on Monday made it clear that it will continue to block...
Trump withdraws US from Paris accord, insults India, China

Trump withdraws US from Paris accord, insults India, China

He said India is free to use coal-fired power plants but the US is not allowed to do so. US President Donald Trump on Thursday...
Infosys to remain differentiated and iconic, assures CEO Vishal Sikka

Infosys to remain differentiated and iconic, assures CEO Vishal Sikka

The company’s annual report will be handed to the shareholders on June 24 Indian IT major Infosys Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Vishal Sikka has assured...
30 yrs after Bofors, India gets howitzers

30 yrs after Bofors, India gets howitzers

Two of the 145 M-777 artillery guns reached India from the US on May 18 The Indian Army is set to get its first modern...
Trump shared classified info with Russian Foreign Minister, says report

Trump shared classified info with Russian Foreign Minister, says report

US President Donald Trump is said to have shared highly sensitive and classified information about the Islamic State with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov...
US imposes sanctions against Lashkar, Jamaat-ud-Dawah

US imposes sanctions against Lashkar, Jamaat-ud-Dawah

The sanctions seek to disrupt the financial support Pakistan-based terrorists get. In an attempt to disrupt the leadership and funding activities of Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT), the...
Moon Jae-in takes charge as South Korea President

Moon Jae-in takes charge as South Korea President

The 64-year-old leader has promised to tackle North Korea's advancing nuclear ambitions and pacify tensions with the US and China Human rights lawyer Moon Jae-in,...
The GBU-43/B, also known as the Massive Ordnance Air Blast, detonates during a test at Elgin Air Force Base, Florida, US, on November 21, 2003, in this handout photo provided on April 13, 2017, Reuters/UNI

US fireworks

Awaiting details from Afghanistan, a look at the Syrian outrage By Saeed Naqvi President Trump has furnished proof that the leader of the Free World, which dropped...
The clash of right-wingers

The clash of right-wingers

Modi, Trump and other nation-first leaders are not natural allies By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr There is no avoiding the comparison between Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
US President Trump addresses the joint session of Congress on February 28, Reuters/UNI

All smoke and mirrors

A look at the key points of President Donald Trump’s first speech to the United States Congress and some meditations as to their merit By...
Trump plans defence spending boost, but why?

Trump plans defence spending boost, but why?

More military expenditure was part of his campaign policy, but does the US need it? Meanwhile, Democratic lawmakers feel such a big increase could...
Flynn (above) resigned as the US national security adviser after reports that he misled Vice-President Pence over discussions with the Russian ambassador

Why Trumpism faces testing times

Michael Flynn’s sudden exit as NSA puts The Donald in troubled waters  By Sujit Bhar The brouhaha over US President Donald Trump’s whimsical national policy decisions...
Will the H1B Bill help or hurt US interests?

Will the H1B Bill help or hurt US interests?

With it, the new administration there intends to hire Americans, but in the end, the visa may prove to be the only way out...
Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Trump has reached out to Modi, and the chemistry seems to be crackling between the two leaders, but for the Indian PM, nurturing the...
Donald Trump during his inaugural address to the people of US

The full text of Donald Trump’s speech after swearing-in

There was a quiet belief that his election campaign speeches provided him with the fire to singe other contestants and pave his way to...
RBI Governor Urjit Patel. Photo: UNI

RBI governor speaks his mind finally at VGGS 2017

Urjit Patel did fulfil his responsibility as an independent central bank governor while talking about the state of economy at the Vibrant Gujarat Global...

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bahrain-israel

Bahrain defies worldwide tide on Jerusalem, moves closer to Israel

Delegation does not represent Bahraini people, says opposition group Amid worldwide protests against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital, Bahrain...
Arab League call Trump’s Jerusalem move as dangerous

Arab League call Trump’s Jerusalem move as dangerous

Several leaders in the region refuse to meet US Vice President The Arab League has called US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital...
PM Modi & Donald Trump

Trump’s Jerusalem move: Our position on Palestine is independent, says India

Amid worldwide condemnation to US President Donald Trump’s announcement of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and instruction to move its embassy from Tel Aviv...
Russia: US-led coalition should leave Syria after Deash defeat

Russia: US-led coalition should leave Syria after Daesh defeat

Nobody in these areas wants the Damascus government to return, says US Russia has demanded that all foreign forces, including those of US-led coalition present...
Hafiz Saeed files petition at UN for delisting from terror list

Hafiz Saeed files petition at UN for delisting from terror list

In an unexpected move, 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has filed a petition at UN requesting to drop his name from Security...
TRAI backs free, open internet, says all content should be available to all consumers

TRAI backs free, open internet, says all content should be available to all consumers

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Tuesday came out in strong support of the principle of an open and free internet in...
Palestinians to US: Don’t shut our mission, will cease all links with Washington

Palestinians to US: Don’t shut our mission, will cease all links with Washington

Saudis working to implement Israel-US plan in Palestine Palestinian officials have threatened to cease all communications with Trump administration if it closes down their diplomatic...

US blocks humanitarian aid for Iran’s earthquake victims

US offered condolences for the victims on Monday The Iranian expats living in US have alleged that US Treasury Department has blocked online donations made...
Delhi children grow up with smaller lungs due to pollution, says study

Delhi children grow up with smaller lungs due to pollution, says study

Children growing up in polluted environments of Delhi have reduced lung growth compared to the children in developed countries like the US, a study...

Trump gives “credit” to Xi Jinping for taking advantage

Sino-US relations are at a new historic starting point, says Xi US President Donald Trump was a changed person in Beijing. Instead of reiterating...
Trump admits his ignorance of world geography and politics

Trump admits his ignorance of world geography and politics

Says did not know “so many countries” before It’s Donald Trump once again. It’s only him who can do that. This time he candidly revealed...
paksitan and us

Pakistan welcomes US mediation for easing ties with India

Khwaja Asif claims of “cleared air” in ties with US Having gone through US pressure for “doing more” to contain terror groups on its soil...

Syria is fighting war against Wahabism, says Ambassador

Officers from US, UK, Turkey and Israel are helping terror groups, he alleges Exclusive interview with APN ~By M. Ahmad Kazmi Syria has been engaged in war...

Syria-Iraq coordinated offensive cause major defeat to IS terrorists

Lost Deir Ezzor in Syria and Al-Qaim in Iraq As part of a final push to Daesh (IS) terrorists out of Syria and Iraq, the...
US Senate unanimously votes Kenneth Juster as US envoy to India

US Senate unanimously votes Kenneth Juster as US envoy to India

Juster was serving as deputy assistant for international economic affairs to President Trump; played a key role in the Indo-US civil nuclear agreement talks...
Three killed in shooting inside Walmart store in Colorado, police hunt for suspects

Three killed in shooting inside Walmart store in Colorado, police hunt for suspects

The attack comes a month after 58 people were killed in a mass-shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas. In yet another shooting...

Osama followed Kashmir developments, Headley trial: CIA files

File photo of Osama bin Laden during an interaction he had with reporters in Helmand Province of Afghanistan on December 24, 1998. Photo credit:...
Mattis Favours Diplomacy On North Korea Before Trump Visits The Hotspot

Mattis Favours Diplomacy On North Korea Before Trump Visits The Hotspot

UN should impose sanctions on US until it gets rid of all n-weapons, says expert Indicating more active presence in the region, US Defense Secretary...

Texas Police find child’s body, suspect it to be Indian girl Sherin Mathews

Three-year-old girl, adopted from Kerala orphanage, had gone missing on Oct 7 after her foster father made her stand out of their home at...
Iraqi government rejects US notion on “foreign fighters”

Iraqi government rejects US notion on “foreign fighters”

President Fuad Masoum supports deeper ties with Tehran The Iraqi government has rejected the US notion of “foreigners” fighting against Daesh (IS) terrorists in its...
Erdogan: US decision on Visa saddening, justifies retaliation

Erdogan: US decision on Visa saddening, justifies retaliation

Ankara asks US to halt unnecessary escalation of tension The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that US administration’s decision to suspend processing of...

Turkey retaliates, suspends visas for US citizens

Reacts to US suspension of issuing visas to Turkish citizens In a retaliatory diplomatic move, Turkey has suspending non-immigrant visa services to the US nationals...
US, North Korea War of Words Continues

US, North Korea War of Words Continues

Kim’s threat for “US and puppets total destruction” meets by Trump’s “only one thing will work” US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim...
Russia, US sell advance weapons to Saudi Arabia

Russia, US sell advance weapons to Saudi Arabia

King Salman tries to balance ties by visiting Moscow In a major shift towards Russia, Saudi Arabia has agreed to sign a $3bn weapons deal...
US Appreciates India’s Refusal to Send Troops to Afghanistan

US Appreciates India’s Refusal to Send Troops to Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis praises India’s holistic approach US have praised India’s decision not to send its troops to fight against terror groups in Afghanistan...
Trump’s travel ban hits Pakistan, 26 % decline in non-immigrant US visas for Pak nationals in 2017

Trump’s travel ban hits Pakistan, 26 % decline in non-immigrant US visas for Pak...

Analysis by Politico shows “notable drop” in visas issued in Muslim-majority countries, in addition to the eight nations targeted under the travel ban Pakistan may...

Mark Zuckerberg rejects Trump’s bias claims; regrets ridiculing ‘fake news’ concerns

Zuckerberg’s response came following United States President Donald Trump’s recent claims accusing Facebook of bias. Despite its massive revenue gains, Facebook has been facing heat...
Diwali in US

Diwali Festivals Grow In US, From Disney To Times Square By Beth J. Harpaz

This Nov. 13, 2016 photo shows performers in a Diwali celebration at Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Calif. Diwali is a festival of...
Pakistan Foreign Minister says Hafiz Saeed , Lashkar a liability

Pakistan Foreign Minister says Hafiz Saeed , Lashkar a liability

The Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said the jihadis on its soil were nurtured by the US to counter the Soviets. The US cannot abstain...
Iraqi PM: KRG Must Hand Over Airports by Friday or Face International Air Embargo

Iraqi PM: KRG Must Hand Over Airports by Friday or Face International Air Embargo

Iraqi forces watching border from Turkish territory           Reacting to Masoud Barzani, the head of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s defiant attitude sticking for “ending ties...
India won’t have military role in Afghanistan, says Sitharaman after talks with US counterpart

India won’t have military role in Afghanistan, says Sitharaman after talks with US counterpart

Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had recently said during a US visit that his government “will not accept military or political role” of India...
US-North Korea May End Up With “Accidental Conflict”

US-North Korea May End Up With “Accidental Conflict”

Pyongyang threatens to shoot down US bombers US and North Korea seem to be inching closer to the possibility of war with massive repercussions. North...
Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum

Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum

Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria are against separate Kurdish state In a major development after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein regime in Iraq in 2003,...
CBI, ED to move UK court against Vijay Mallya, claim he diverted most of Rs 6,000-cr loan to shell companies

CBI, ED to move UK court against Vijay Mallya, claim he diverted most of...

New charges and evidence will strengthen India’s case for seeking UB group chairman’s extradition from the UK The Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the CBI have...
North korea

Moscow calls row kindergarten fight, China reduces oil supply to North Korea

Washington-Pyongyang  war of words continues Amid ongoing confrontation between US and North Korea over its repeated intercontinental ballistic missile and nuclear test, Russia and China...
More than 200 dead as 7.1 magnitude quake hits Mexico

More than 200 dead as 7.1 magnitude quake hits Mexico

The frightening tragedy came on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 earthquake that killed thousands in and around the city. A powerful earthquake of magnitude...
At Princeton University, RaGa lauds NaMo’s Make in India but criticizes its implementation

At Princeton University, RaGa lauds NaMo’s Make in India but criticizes its implementation

Congress VP says anger building up in India against Modi government for failing to deliver on promise of generating employment Days after he lashed out...
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Another North Korean Missile Lands beyond Japan

Covers longer distance than US Guam territory Continuing its defiant moves, North Korea fired another missile that flew over Japan’s northern Hokkaido Island and landed...
US court temporarily restores Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees

US court temporarily restores Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees

Supreme Court ruling blocks part of an earlier ruling that barred US government from prohibiting refugees with formal assurances from entering Washington Washington: The US...
UNSC Tightens Noose around North Korea

UNSC Tightens Noose around North Korea

Russia and China supported the US move United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution for imposing new sanctions on North Korea on...
North Korea threatens US with “pain and suffering” measures

North Korea threatens US with “pain and suffering” measures

President Donald Trump had earlier threatened NK for “fire and fury” The North Korea-US showdown continues with both sides using threats and counter threats on...
Habib Bank

US Asks Pakistani Bank to Shut Operations in New York for Alleged Fund Transfers...

Bank regulators slaps $ 255 million fine Facing isolation on the issue of supporting terrorism, Pakistan, has on Thursday, faced another US action against...
BRICS Summit against Backdrop Of Plummeting Washington-Moscow Relations

BRICS Summit against Backdrop Of Plummeting Washington-Moscow Relations

By: Saeed Naqvi  Two recent events will influence attitudes at the 9th BRICS summit at Xiamen, China, from September 3 to 5 – Doklam and Trump’s decision...
Korth Korea Threatens to Hit US Base in Guam

North Korea Threatens to Hit US Base in Guam

President Donald Trump yet to react Amidst condemnation by UN Security Council for its latest missile launch over Japan as “outrageous”, North Korean leader...
Pakistan Foreign Minister to visit Russia, China and Turkey

Pakistan Foreign Minister to visit Russia, China and Turkey

Shahbaz; Time to say goodbye for US aid In an effort to re-adjust its foreign policy after US President Donald Trump announced his new Afghan...
North Korea Fires Short Range Missiles

North Korea Fires Short Range Missiles

US and South Korea confirm the Pyongyang’s provocative move Amid recent tension on threat to mount ballistic missile attack at Guam, the US territory in...
Syria Urges UN to Stop Civilian Killings by US-led Coalition

Syria Urges UN to Stop Civilian Killings by US-led Coalition

Alleges use of phosphorous bombs in Raqqa The Syrian government has called UN to halt the US led coalition’s repeated attacks on its civilians during...
Iran to US: Capable of Ramping Up 20 pc N-Enrichment in 5 Days

Iran to US: Capable of Ramping Up 20 pc N-Enrichment in 5 Days

Responding to the ongoing US threats to renegotiate or walk away from Iran nuclear deal, Tehran has warned that it needs only five days...
Trump Wants India to Help More in Afghanistan

Trump Wants India to Help More in Afghanistan

Criticize Pakistan for harboring terrorists US President Donald Trump has appreciated India’s contribution to stability in Afghanistan and desired that New Delhi should extend...

Bannon: Trump Presidency, We Fought and Won, is Over

Says there will be all kinds of fights The removal of Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon is the fifth major exit from the top...
Syria: Western Countries providing Chemical Weapons to Terrorists

Syria: Western Countries providing Chemical Weapons to Terrorists

Trump recently halted CIA’s covert program to assist and train Syrian groups Syria has affirmed that US, Britain and their regional allies have breached the...
US Diplomat Wears Saree of People’s Choice on Independence Day

US Diplomat Wears Saree of People’s Choice on Independence Day

It may help popularize Indian handlooms In a bid to build direct ties with Indian people, the US Charge d’Affairs MaryKay Carlson, finally wore saree...
Taliban Urges Trump for Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Taliban Urges Trump for Withdrawal from Afghanistan

The Taliban, responsible for the recent spate of terror attacks, have called on US President Donald Trump to review his country’s Afghan policy and...

Kim: North Korea not to hit Guam for now

Nobody should be allowed to decide on military action, says South Korea Responding to the global calls for calm, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has...
Donald Trump

U-turn on North Korea; US opts for diplomacy

Tillerson, Mattis favor“peaceful pressure campaign” In a big u-turn on North Korea, US administration has begun de-escalation. The top officials, Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State...
Trump Faces Latin American States after Threats to Venezuela

Trump Faces Latin American States after Threats to Venezuela

President Maduro tries to lock socialist policies of Hugo Chavez US President Donald Trump is facing diminishing popularity at home and outside. With the growing...
China asks US, North Korea to calm down

China asks US, North Korea to calm down

Xi calls Donald Trump, asks both to scale down rhetoric In a serious bid to de-escalate tension between US and North Korea, Beijing shouldered an...

US-North Korea may Indulge in Off-Coast War

Trump’s “fire and fury” meets with Pyongyang threat to hit Guam Now the Trump administration seems to be “readying itself” to face a possibly huge...

Pak foreign minister Asif sings familiar tune: Blames India for all troubles and hails...

In his maiden media interaction after being sworn-in as the first Pak foreign affairs minister since 2013, Khwaja Muhammad Asif predictably blames India for...
Bangladeshi national among 4 Terrorists Arrested in UP

Bangladeshi national among 4 Terrorists Arrested in UP

ATS-STF operation busted terror module Counter-terrorism investigators on Sunday arrested four suspects for allegedly preparing young recruiters for terror activities and providing them logistical...
UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions against North Korea

UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions against North Korea

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a US sponsored resolution on Saturday to punish North Korea by slapping a ban on mineral and...
US Sanction Bill to Trigger another War-like Situation

US Sanction Bill to Trigger another War-like Situation

Trump says, despite concerns, signed for the unity of the country The new sanction bill signed by US President Donald Trump on Wednesday against Russia,...

60 civilians killed in US-led bombing in Syria

US airstrikes continue without Damascus consent At least 60 civilians have been killed in fresh airstrikes conducted by US led-coalition in Dayr al-Zawr province in...
Vladimir Putin

Putin Expels Over 750 US Diplomats against New Sanctions

Washington says it was uncalled-for act In the largest diplomats’ expulsion witnessed in the modern history, Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that 755 staff...
US, Three European Giants Condemn Iran for Rocket Launch

US, Three European Giants Condemn Iran for Rocket Launch

Washington imposes sanctions on six Iranian entities The Donald Trump administration and three European allies: UK, France and Germany, have condemned Iran for successfully testing...
US, Pak favour talks with Taliban

US, Pak favour talks with Taliban

Both countries believe inclusion of Taliban in the Afghan peace  talks are a must for lasting stability in the conflict-torn country The US administration and...
Congress curtails Trump’s authority on Russia

Congress curtails Trump’s authority on Russia

Acting against the desire of President Trump, the US House of Representatives passed a Bill with overwhelming majority on Tuesday to impose new sanctions...
US for Peaceful Resolution of India-China Standoff

US for Peaceful Resolution of India-China Standoff

US diplomats active in Beijing, New Delhi Amidst India’s bilateral approach in its territorial disputes with its neighbors, US administration has established contact with New...
US; Withholding $ 350 m Pak Funds Not New Policy

US; Withholding $ 350 m Pak Funds Not New Policy

Dawn; Rocky US-Pak Ties not good for either The US administration has now started to reconcile Islamabad for its decision not to provide $350 million...
US: Pakistan, a safe haven for terrorists

US: Pakistan, a safe haven for terrorists

Trump’s another Stick Hits Pak Facing tougher conditions for reimbursement of 400 million dollars defense funds by US, State Department has now identified Pakistan as...
Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump

White House Admits Trump’s Undisclosed Meeting with Putin

Trump says fake news was sick and dishonest It is White House once again. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held another...

US Asks India to Assist Save Afghan Borders

India likely to send troops to Kabul, say experts By: Abu Turab The India-US ties have been growing rapidly in the post Modi-Trump recent summit...
Trump’s U Turn; US Confirms Iran’s Nuclear Deal Compliance

Trump’s U Turn; US Confirms Iran’s Nuclear Deal Compliance

White House working with allies for strict enforcement In a major shift, President Donald Trump has backed away from his campaign promise to scrap nuclear...
US officials; UAE orchestrated Qatar crisis

US officials; UAE orchestrated Qatar crisis

Abu Dhabi denies involvement The conspiracy behind the ongoing Qatar crisis seems to be uncovered. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) orchestrated the hacking of Qatari...
Jared Kushner

Trump face another trouble for Kushner’s act

Conflict of interests causing trouble at white House Here is another shocker for the business tycoon-turned-President Donald Trump. At a time when relations between his...
trump-putin meeting

Ceasefire goes into effect in Southwest Syria

First positive result of Trump-Putin meeting A ceasefire brokered by Russia, US and Jordan has gone into effect in the Southwest region along the...
North Korea ICBM test triggers tension

North Korea ICBM test triggers tension

Kim Jong says it was “gift to American bastards” Tension is mounting high after North Korea tested Inter Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) on Tuesday which...
Facing heat over cross-border terrorism, Pakistan talks of Kashmir

Facing heat over cross-border terrorism, Pakistan talks of Kashmir

Pakistan’s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has accused the US of speaking India’s language after Washington and New Delhi urged Islamabad not to let its...
US rolls out new visa rules for Muslim nations

US rolls out new visa rules for Muslim nations

The guidelines state applicants must prove close relationships in the US, while extended family wouldn’t be considered close The United States (US)  government has set...
PM Modi arrives india

Modi returns after three nation visit

Carries forward India’s ties with US, Portugal and Netherlands Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned Wednesday morning after a successful three-nation tour to Portugal, the US...
US warns Assad not to attack with Chemical weapons

US warns Assad not to attack with Chemical weapons

Russia calls it provocative The decisive battle against IS in Syria and Iraq has larger consequences all over the Middle East. The White House has...
Modi and trump

India becomes Major Defense Partner with U.S

Trump supports India’s Pak policy Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump have resolved to expand and deepen strategic partnership and advance...
Donald Trump

Trump may strip Pakistan of Major non-NATO ally status

Serious debate in Washington The US Administration under President Donald Trump has been seriously considering hardening its approach towards Pakistan for not deterring militants launching...
Western Arms And Islamic Terrorism: An Endless Spiral

Western Arms And Islamic Terrorism: An Endless Spiral

~By Saeed Naqvi “Udhar rakeeb, idhar hum bulaye jaate hain Ki daana daal ke murghe laraye jaate hain” (I am invited, so is my enemy – at...
De-escalation begins in Saudi Qatar crisis

De-escalation begins in Saudi Qatar crisis

US sells F-15 fighters, Turkey, Iran supply food The Saudi-Qatar crisis is turning in Doha’s favor with signing of fresh F-15 fighter deal between...
China says India's NSG bid has become more complicated under new circumstances

China says India’s NSG bid has become more complicated under new circumstances

PM Narendra Modi is expected to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping during SCO China on Monday made it clear that it will continue to block...
Trump withdraws US from Paris accord, insults India, China

Trump withdraws US from Paris accord, insults India, China

He said India is free to use coal-fired power plants but the US is not allowed to do so. US President Donald Trump on Thursday...
Infosys to remain differentiated and iconic, assures CEO Vishal Sikka

Infosys to remain differentiated and iconic, assures CEO Vishal Sikka

The company’s annual report will be handed to the shareholders on June 24 Indian IT major Infosys Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Vishal Sikka has assured...
30 yrs after Bofors, India gets howitzers

30 yrs after Bofors, India gets howitzers

Two of the 145 M-777 artillery guns reached India from the US on May 18 The Indian Army is set to get its first modern...
Trump shared classified info with Russian Foreign Minister, says report

Trump shared classified info with Russian Foreign Minister, says report

US President Donald Trump is said to have shared highly sensitive and classified information about the Islamic State with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov...
US imposes sanctions against Lashkar, Jamaat-ud-Dawah

US imposes sanctions against Lashkar, Jamaat-ud-Dawah

The sanctions seek to disrupt the financial support Pakistan-based terrorists get. In an attempt to disrupt the leadership and funding activities of Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT), the...
Moon Jae-in takes charge as South Korea President

Moon Jae-in takes charge as South Korea President

The 64-year-old leader has promised to tackle North Korea's advancing nuclear ambitions and pacify tensions with the US and China Human rights lawyer Moon Jae-in,...
The GBU-43/B, also known as the Massive Ordnance Air Blast, detonates during a test at Elgin Air Force Base, Florida, US, on November 21, 2003, in this handout photo provided on April 13, 2017, Reuters/UNI

US fireworks

Awaiting details from Afghanistan, a look at the Syrian outrage By Saeed Naqvi President Trump has furnished proof that the leader of the Free World, which dropped...
The clash of right-wingers

The clash of right-wingers

Modi, Trump and other nation-first leaders are not natural allies By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr There is no avoiding the comparison between Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
US President Trump addresses the joint session of Congress on February 28, Reuters/UNI

All smoke and mirrors

A look at the key points of President Donald Trump’s first speech to the United States Congress and some meditations as to their merit By...
Trump plans defence spending boost, but why?

Trump plans defence spending boost, but why?

More military expenditure was part of his campaign policy, but does the US need it? Meanwhile, Democratic lawmakers feel such a big increase could...
Flynn (above) resigned as the US national security adviser after reports that he misled Vice-President Pence over discussions with the Russian ambassador

Why Trumpism faces testing times

Michael Flynn’s sudden exit as NSA puts The Donald in troubled waters  By Sujit Bhar The brouhaha over US President Donald Trump’s whimsical national policy decisions...
Will the H1B Bill help or hurt US interests?

Will the H1B Bill help or hurt US interests?

With it, the new administration there intends to hire Americans, but in the end, the visa may prove to be the only way out...
Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Trump has reached out to Modi, and the chemistry seems to be crackling between the two leaders, but for the Indian PM, nurturing the...
Donald Trump during his inaugural address to the people of US

The full text of Donald Trump’s speech after swearing-in

There was a quiet belief that his election campaign speeches provided him with the fire to singe other contestants and pave his way to...
RBI Governor Urjit Patel. Photo: UNI

RBI governor speaks his mind finally at VGGS 2017

Urjit Patel did fulfil his responsibility as an independent central bank governor while talking about the state of economy at the Vibrant Gujarat Global...

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