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US initiated Trade Tariff War escalates with China, EU

US initiated Trade Tariff War escalates with China, EU

Mexico and Canada also retaliate with additional tariff on US imports  The trade tariff war initiated by US President Donald Trump with Canada, Mexico, EU...
Saudi-led coalition launch fresh offensive in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition launch fresh offensive in Yemen

Western powers sharing intelligence on targets in Hudaidah Despite UN warnings for a major catastrophe, the forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition have launched a fresh...
Iran’s Khamenei Orders to Resume N-Enrichment Immediately

Iran’s Khamenei Orders to Resume N-Enrichment Immediately

German Chancellor to exert pressure to push Iran out of Syria Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ordered the Atomic Energy Organization of...
Iran FM writes world top diplomats to condemn Washington’s extremism

Iran FM writes world top diplomats to condemn Washington’s extremism

JavadZarif writes letters to his counterparts worldwide Continuing its diplomatic move after US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal, Tehran is expanding its...
Jordan: Protests my force King Abdullah to change government

Jordan: Protests may force King Abdullah II to remove PM Mulki

High prices and new IMF triggered tax bill cause nationwide protests Amidst mounting public pressure against price rise and proposed tax bill, Jordan's King Abdullah...
Russian FM Sergei Lavrov meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang

Russian FM Sergei Lavrov meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang

Trump dealing with the summit with certain urgency, says North Korea Times Amidst preparations for US President Donald Trump- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un June...
Syrian President Assad says Trump’s “animal” smear represent himself

Syrian President Assad says Trump’s “animal” smear represent himself

US President Donald Trump has received a tit-for-tat response for his slur which were rarely pronounced by any political leader about his rival. The...
North Korea’s former spy chief Kim Yong-chol travels to US

North Korea’s former spy chief Kim Yong-chol travels to US

Preparations for Trump-Kim summit continue The preparations for US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un summit seems to be progressing well. Tuesday...
Iran to maintain role in Syria despite US threats

Iran to maintain role in Syria despite US threats

Tehran will continue supporting Hamas, Hezbollah, says top security official Iran's top security official says that his country will maintain its advisory role in Syria...
North Korea: will not beg the US for dialogue

North Korea: will not beg the US for dialogue

North Korea has once again threatened to reconsider a summit with US President Donald Trump, if Washington continues to do, what it described as,...
Trump-Kim Summit not happening on June 12

Trump-Kim Summit not happening on June 12

Now it is almost certain that US-North Korea summit will not take place on June 12 in Singapore. After North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s...
Hassan Rouhani

Iran to US: Who are you to decide for Iran and the World?

British foreign secretary, EU foreign policy chief question Pompeo’s suggestions Reacting to US threat of the “strongest sanctions in history” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has...
Venezuela: Nicholas Maduro re-elected as President

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro re-elected as President

Opposition demand re-poll, US, EU deny recognition In another set-back to US in its backyard, Nicolas Maduro has been re-elected for a second six...
Who needs enemy whey you have friends like Trump: EU Chief

Who needs enemy whey you have friends like Trump: EU Chief

Transatlantic gulf widens after US withdrawal from Iran deal The gulf between Europe and US after its withdrawal from Iran deal is expanding with each...
guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US

Paraguay will also open its embassy soon Following US foot prints Guatemala has now opened its embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales...
Hezbollah ask Palestinians not to sign Trump’s “deal of the century”

Hezbollah ask Palestinians not to sign Trump’s “deal of the century”

Amidst relocation of US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and killing of almost 60 Palestinians by Israeli forces, Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general...
US Face Worldwide Condemnation for Embassy Relocation

US Face Worldwide Condemnation for Embassy Relocation

US Administration headed by President Donald Trump was once again faced with worldwide criticism, both friends and foes coming together after relocation of its...
Rouhani: US to face “historic regret” for pulling out of n-deal

Rouhani: US to face “historic regret” for pulling out of n-deal

Amidst rising tension among the signatories of JCPOA due to US President Donald Trump’s threat of withdrawing from the deal on May 12,  Iran's...
Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump to announce his words on JCPOA on May 12 Amidst mounting pressure from US President Donlad Trump of pulling out of the landmark multilateral...
Trump’s pull out of Iran N-deal may escalate oil prices

Trump’s pull out of Iran N-deal may escalate oil prices

India will also be affected by oil price rise The possibilities of US President Donald Trump’s pull out from Iran nuclear deal on May 12...
Mike Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan

Mike Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan

Discusses Iran nuclear deal, Yemen’s Houthis, and Qatar crisis US President Donald Trump’s priority for Saudi Arabia was once again expressed when his new Secretary...
Iran warns US not to withdraw from n-deal or face consequences

Iran warns US not to withdraw from n-deal or face consequences

US withdrawal will set Iran free from any obligation, says FM Zarif Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reiterated his warning to United States administration against...
Houthi warns US and Saudi Arabia will regret in Yemen

Houthi warns: US and Saudi Arabia will regret in Yemen

Coalition kills senior Houthi official in Hudaydah Houthi run government in Yemen has vowed a “crushing response” to the assassination of Saleh-al-Samad, one of their...
Russia: US, allies bombed UN-backed peace talks in Syria

Russia: US, allies bombed UN-backed peace talks in Syria

Russia has alleged that US and its allies have “bombed” the UN supported Syria peace talks in Geneva by their recent airstrikes on April...
Syria: Chemical facility was producing anti-cancer drugs

Syria: Chemical facility was producing anti-cancer drugs

Condemnation and appreciation pours-in Responding to Friday’s attack on its soil, Syria has condemned “with the strongest terms” the aggression by US, Britain and France...
Russia MP warns of tit-for-tat steps if US strike Syria

Russia MP warns of tit-for-tat steps if US strike Syria

US envoy at UN: Washington was ready to "respond" to the attack regardless of whether the Security Council acted or not An escalating war of...
Syria: Conflicting reports of Chemical weapons used in Douma

Syria: Conflicting reports of Chemical weapons used in Douma

Russia and Syria denies using chemical weapons while US-Israel-Saudi media drums against Assad regime The ongoing struggle in Syria is once again marked with allegations...

Trump want money from Saudi Arabia for staying US forces in Syria

US President Donald Trump, who was recently seen with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in White House describing huge defence deals with the kingdom, has...
First US LNG shipment arrives at Dabhol

First US LNG shipment arrives at Dabhol

India and US came closer on Friday when the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipment from the US arrived at the Dabhol terminal of...
Donald Trump

Trump’s U turn: US forces to pull out of Syria soon

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was against complete withdrawal In a major shift in his Middle East policy, US President Donald Trump has insisted...
Russia expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries, crisis expands

Russia expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries, crisis expands

Moscow close US consulate in St Petersburg In a tit-for-tat response in kind, Russia has, on Friday, ordered expulsion of 59 diplomats from 23 countries as...
Pak PM Abbasi face physical security check at US airport

Pak PM Abbasi face physical security check at US airport

TV anchors call their rulers “US stooges” Undergoing through tremendous US pressure for more than a year for “doing more” to destroy terror havens on...
Saudi Prince ask US to rethink on Iran-N deal

Saudi Prince ask US to rethink on Iran-N deal

MBS ask US to act before “bullet reach to your head” Continuing its pressure on US on Iran nuclear deal, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed...
US, EU and allies expel 113 Russian diplomats

US, EU and allies expel 113 Russian diplomats

Use of nerve agent against former spy yet to be confirmed In an extraordinary coordinated move against Russia for its alleged involvement in using nerve...
US adds seven Pakistani companies to sanctions list

US adds seven Pakistani companies to sanctions list

They need special licence for doing business in US Continuing its pressure on Pakistan, the US administration has added seven Pakistani companies to a list...

Can Saud And Israel Drag Trump Into War With Iran?

~By Saeed Naqvi The New York Times Op-Ed page headline said it all: “I Helped Sell the False Choice of War Once. It’s Happening Again.” The...
UK, US together against Russia on nerve gas attack in London

UK, US together against Russia on nerve gas attack in London

UK expels 23 Russian diplomats, largest expulsion in 30 years Amidst allegations of not honoring UNSC resolution for 30-day ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta by Russian...
Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Mike Pompeo, CIA Director to head foreign office Taking an expected move US President Donald Trump has sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, citing differences, and replaced...
Iran to continue support to people in Syria and Yemen

Iran to continue support to people in Syria and Yemen

Amidst allegations of destabilizing the Middle East by its active role in Syria, Iraq, Bahrain and Yemen, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has,...
Indian embassy in US alerts of fraudsters calls for money

Indian embassy in US alerts of fraudsters calls for money

US alleges call centers in India for similar frauds In a rare incident of cheating, Indians living in US were being harassed by fraudsters calling...
India's military strength fourth in Global Firepower index, China, at third, close behind Russia, US tops; Pakistan 13th

India’s military strength fourth in Global Firepower index, China, at third, close behind Russia,...

India is the fourth strongest military power in the world, behind China which, at third position is close behind Russia in the Global Firepower...
41 Turkish soldiers killed by US backed militia in Syria

41 Turkish soldiers killed by US backed militia in Syria

Syria opposes presence of Turkish and US forces violating its sovereignty The ongoing war between Turkish army and US backed Kurdish militia has remained...
US, Pakistan not to cut ties, work together in Afghanistan

US, Pakistan not to cut ties, work together in Afghanistan

US has reportedly assured Pakistan that it does not want to sever ties with  Islamabad which has extended its “wholehearted support” to the US-backed...
Iraq not to allow US military bases to save sovereignty

Iraq not to allow US military bases to save sovereignty

Washington worried over Baghdad growing ties with Moscow In a major setback to Washington, Iraq has denied permission to US for setting up its...
Russia-US conflicting perception on Syria cause more deaths

Russia-US conflicting perception on Syria cause more deaths

The ongoing attacks in Eastern Ghouta in the outskirts of Damascus have become a matter of conflict between the two perceptions carried by US...
Russia warns US to consider Moscow-Ankara-Tehran efforts on Syria

Russia warns US to consider Moscow-Ankara-Tehran efforts on Syria

Moscow allege Washington for need based anti-terrorism policy Divide between US and Russia over developments in Syria was getting more vertical after Saturday’s UN resolution...

Russia criticise US for not acting against Syrian terror groups

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has censured the US for not taking any serious action against Jabhat Fateh al-Sham militant group, formerly known as...
US to open embassy in Jerusalem in May 2018

US to open embassy in Jerusalem in May 2018

Israel thanks Trump, Palestinians call it "adding insult to injury" In a much quicker succession and before-the-scheduled move the US administration has announced that its...
North Korea skips secret meeting with Mike Pence

North Korea skips secret meeting with Mike Pence

In another diplomatic rebuke to Donald Trump administration, US Vice President Mike Pence went through an embarrassing situation during his recent visit to South...
Pressure mounts on US to withdraw army from Iraq

Pressure mounts on US to withdraw army from Iraq

The US administration is facing growing pressure to withdraw its forces from Iraq, while Washington has been trying to get more forces from NATO...
Injured Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi being treated in Syria

Injured Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi being treated in Syria

Iraq’s intelligence chief claims Iraq has claimed that Daesh (IS) cheif Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is alive and being treated at a medical facility in north-eastern...
Donald Trump gives shock to Israel on peace plan

Donald Trump gives shock to Israel on peace plan

Says Israelis and Palestinians don’t want peace deal A major acknowledging statement on Israel-Palestine crisis has emerged from White House. US President Donald Trump...
South Korea President to meet Kim Jong Un sister

South Korea President to meet Kim Jong Un sister

North Korea adamant not to meet US for dialogue Saturday will witness South Korean President Moon Jae’s meeting with Kim Yo Jong, the sister of...
US names three Pakistanis as designated global terrorists

US designates three Pakistanis as global terrorists

Pak military top brass assures US for cooperation, discuss India’s “ceasefire violations” Exerting further pressure on Pakistan, US administration has named three Pakistani nationals as...
US troops start moving from Iraq to Afghanistan

US troops start moving from Iraq to Afghanistan

US Administration has silently begun withdrawing its forces along with arms and equipment from Iraq and deploying them in Afghanistan, AFP reports quoting western...
US: Commanders authorised to deal with safe havens in Af-Pak

US: Commanders authorised to deal with safe havens in Af-Pak

The US administration has once again asserted that under its new South Asia strategy, its commanders in the region are given authority and resources...
US lose leadership image worldwide under Donald Trump

US lose leadership image worldwide under Donald Trump

In a major revelation by a prestigious survey organisation, one year of Donald Trump in White House has caused a major blow to the...
US designate Indian origin IS militant as terrorist

US designate Indian origin IS militant as terrorist

In an unprecedented move the US State Department has designated Indian-origin Daesh (IS) militant from Britain Siddhartha Dhar as a global terrorist and imposed sanctions on him....
US shutdown ends after three days, Next deadline Feb 8

US shutdown ends after three days, Next deadline Feb 8

Trump remained low-profile on first anniversary in White House US government shutdown has ended after three days with President Donald Trump signing a bill on...
Syria’s Assad condemns Turkish operation in its territory

Syria’s Assad condemns Turkish operation in its territory

Damascus says Washington had orchestrated the Ankara’s move The fragile Middle East situation is getting worse with more complex developments. The Turkish move of starting...
Mike Pence on damage control mission in Middle East

Mike Pence on damage control mission in Middle East

Visit was delayed after huge protests against Trump’s Jerusalem move US Vice President Mike Pence began his Middle East journey on Saturday, from Cairo with...
Indian pressure works, UN monitoring team due in Islamabad

Indian pressure works, UN monitoring team due in Islamabad

Will see implementation of Sanction Regime against Hafiz Saeed Pakistan will host UN monitors next week with an assignment to assess its compliance of the...
Donald Trump

Trump forced to shut down federal government

The US under President Donald Trump has gone into crisis as it was forced to shut down federal government at midnight Friday as senators...
Trump criticise Russia for helping North Korea

Trump criticise Russia for helping North Korea

Appreciates China for cooperation to contain Pyongyang In another unexpected move, US President Donald Trump has accused Russia for helping North Korea in skirting international...
The US-Pakistan crisis ends, US asks to clear terrorists

The US-Pakistan crisis ends, US asks to clear terrorists

Pak media claims end of the crisis that triggered after Trump’s tweet After weeks of threatening and cautioning Pakistan asking to destroy terrorists’ “havens” in...

Trump cuts UN funding for Palestinian refugees by more than half

Continuing its aggressive moves in Middle East, US administration has announced cutting more than half of its planned funding to the UN Relief and...
PLO Central Council: Palestine to revoke Israel’s recognition

PLO Central Council: Palestine to revoke Israel’s recognition

In a major setback to the US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move, the Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) Central Council has, on Monday, recommended revoking...
Russia, Turkey & Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Russia, Turkey and Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Fighting already underway, says Kurdish official The US plan of raising 30,000-strong Kurdish army in Syria’s north-eastern region has swiftly met with stern opposition from...
Turkey summons US diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

Turkey summons US diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

Expresses displeasure to Russia and Iran In a rare experience US diplomats go through in any host country, their Charge d;Affairs was summoned  by Turkish...
Egypt: former PM withdraws from Presidential contest

Egypt: former PM withdraws from Presidential contest

The second term for Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, as Egyptian President has been ensured by forcing former PM Ahmed Shafik to withdraw from Presidential elections...
Tillerson: Investigation on Russia didn’t influence diplomacy

Tillerson: Investigation on Russia didn’t influence diplomacy

Secretary of State contradicts Trump’s position The Donald Trump administration is regularly being haunted with the investigation on Russian alleged involvement in 2016 presidential elections....
Pakistan: Suspension of security assistance will harm US interests

Pakistan: Suspension of security assistance will harm US interests

US informed India before announcing its Pak decision Facing US ire on terror related ineffective measures, Pakistan Foreign Office has been reacting through multiple means....
Pakistan reacts tough on Trump’s New Year tweet

Pakistan reacts tough on Trump’s New Year tweet

Foreign and Defense Ministers react sharply Pakistan has reacted sharply to US President Donald Trump’s comments on Washington providing $ 33 billion in aid over...
Iran’s Rouhani: people have right to protest not to damage public property

Iran’s Rouhani: people have right to protest not to damage public property

Protests against economic conditions turn to anti-government stir Amidst anti-government protests in various cities in the country, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has clearly said...
Russia: US runs training camps for militants in Syria

Russia: US runs training camps for militants in Syria

In a blunt attack on US policy towards Syria, Russia has for the first time alleged that US is imparting training to terrorists at...
Jerusalem move: Ismail Haniyeh say US offered Abu Dis as alternate capital

Jerusalem move: Ismail Haniyeh say US offered Abu Dis as alternate capital

Asks to unite major Palestinian groups in national interest The Trump’s Middle East plan is facing serious hurdles before its implementation. His recognition of Jerusalem...
UN General Assembly to meet soon on US Jerusalem move

UN General Assembly to meet soon on US Jerusalem move

Turkey leading the Muslim nations in anti-US campaign Amidst US veto to the UN Security Council resolution against Trump’s Jerusalem move, UN General Assembly is...

US blame North Korea for world-wide malware attack

In another twist against North Korea, US administration has now blamed Pyongyang for WannaCry malware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide...
Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump

Vladimir Putin thanks Trump for intelligence sharing on Terrorists

Terrorists arrested before bombing in St. Petersburg In a rare development while east met the west, Russian President Vladimir Putin has thanked his US counterpart,...
Iran alleges US complicity in Saudi-led war crimes in Yemen

Iran alleges US complicity in Saudi-led war crimes in Yemen

Foreign minister Javad Zarif responds to US envoy at UN allegations Responding to US allegations of supplying weapons to Yemen’s  Houthi Ansurallah fighters, Iran’s Foreign...
New US visa rules will affect Indians women most

New US visa rules will affect Indians women most

The proposed Trump administration’s plans to repeal H1B visa holders’ espouses H-4 category visas will affect most Indian immigrants in US. Indians made up...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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US initiated Trade Tariff War escalates with China, EU

US initiated Trade Tariff War escalates with China, EU

Mexico and Canada also retaliate with additional tariff on US imports  The trade tariff war initiated by US President Donald Trump with Canada, Mexico, EU...
Saudi-led coalition launch fresh offensive in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition launch fresh offensive in Yemen

Western powers sharing intelligence on targets in Hudaidah Despite UN warnings for a major catastrophe, the forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition have launched a fresh...
Iran’s Khamenei Orders to Resume N-Enrichment Immediately

Iran’s Khamenei Orders to Resume N-Enrichment Immediately

German Chancellor to exert pressure to push Iran out of Syria Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ordered the Atomic Energy Organization of...
Iran FM writes world top diplomats to condemn Washington’s extremism

Iran FM writes world top diplomats to condemn Washington’s extremism

JavadZarif writes letters to his counterparts worldwide Continuing its diplomatic move after US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal, Tehran is expanding its...
Jordan: Protests my force King Abdullah to change government

Jordan: Protests may force King Abdullah II to remove PM Mulki

High prices and new IMF triggered tax bill cause nationwide protests Amidst mounting public pressure against price rise and proposed tax bill, Jordan's King Abdullah...
Russian FM Sergei Lavrov meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang

Russian FM Sergei Lavrov meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang

Trump dealing with the summit with certain urgency, says North Korea Times Amidst preparations for US President Donald Trump- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un June...
Syrian President Assad says Trump’s “animal” smear represent himself

Syrian President Assad says Trump’s “animal” smear represent himself

US President Donald Trump has received a tit-for-tat response for his slur which were rarely pronounced by any political leader about his rival. The...
North Korea’s former spy chief Kim Yong-chol travels to US

North Korea’s former spy chief Kim Yong-chol travels to US

Preparations for Trump-Kim summit continue The preparations for US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un summit seems to be progressing well. Tuesday...
Iran to maintain role in Syria despite US threats

Iran to maintain role in Syria despite US threats

Tehran will continue supporting Hamas, Hezbollah, says top security official Iran's top security official says that his country will maintain its advisory role in Syria...
North Korea: will not beg the US for dialogue

North Korea: will not beg the US for dialogue

North Korea has once again threatened to reconsider a summit with US President Donald Trump, if Washington continues to do, what it described as,...
Trump-Kim Summit not happening on June 12

Trump-Kim Summit not happening on June 12

Now it is almost certain that US-North Korea summit will not take place on June 12 in Singapore. After North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s...
Hassan Rouhani

Iran to US: Who are you to decide for Iran and the World?

British foreign secretary, EU foreign policy chief question Pompeo’s suggestions Reacting to US threat of the “strongest sanctions in history” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has...
Venezuela: Nicholas Maduro re-elected as President

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro re-elected as President

Opposition demand re-poll, US, EU deny recognition In another set-back to US in its backyard, Nicolas Maduro has been re-elected for a second six...
Who needs enemy whey you have friends like Trump: EU Chief

Who needs enemy whey you have friends like Trump: EU Chief

Transatlantic gulf widens after US withdrawal from Iran deal The gulf between Europe and US after its withdrawal from Iran deal is expanding with each...
guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US

Paraguay will also open its embassy soon Following US foot prints Guatemala has now opened its embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales...
Hezbollah ask Palestinians not to sign Trump’s “deal of the century”

Hezbollah ask Palestinians not to sign Trump’s “deal of the century”

Amidst relocation of US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and killing of almost 60 Palestinians by Israeli forces, Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general...
US Face Worldwide Condemnation for Embassy Relocation

US Face Worldwide Condemnation for Embassy Relocation

US Administration headed by President Donald Trump was once again faced with worldwide criticism, both friends and foes coming together after relocation of its...
Rouhani: US to face “historic regret” for pulling out of n-deal

Rouhani: US to face “historic regret” for pulling out of n-deal

Amidst rising tension among the signatories of JCPOA due to US President Donald Trump’s threat of withdrawing from the deal on May 12,  Iran's...
Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump to announce his words on JCPOA on May 12 Amidst mounting pressure from US President Donlad Trump of pulling out of the landmark multilateral...
Trump’s pull out of Iran N-deal may escalate oil prices

Trump’s pull out of Iran N-deal may escalate oil prices

India will also be affected by oil price rise The possibilities of US President Donald Trump’s pull out from Iran nuclear deal on May 12...
Mike Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan

Mike Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan

Discusses Iran nuclear deal, Yemen’s Houthis, and Qatar crisis US President Donald Trump’s priority for Saudi Arabia was once again expressed when his new Secretary...
Iran warns US not to withdraw from n-deal or face consequences

Iran warns US not to withdraw from n-deal or face consequences

US withdrawal will set Iran free from any obligation, says FM Zarif Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reiterated his warning to United States administration against...
Houthi warns US and Saudi Arabia will regret in Yemen

Houthi warns: US and Saudi Arabia will regret in Yemen

Coalition kills senior Houthi official in Hudaydah Houthi run government in Yemen has vowed a “crushing response” to the assassination of Saleh-al-Samad, one of their...
Russia: US, allies bombed UN-backed peace talks in Syria

Russia: US, allies bombed UN-backed peace talks in Syria

Russia has alleged that US and its allies have “bombed” the UN supported Syria peace talks in Geneva by their recent airstrikes on April...
Syria: Chemical facility was producing anti-cancer drugs

Syria: Chemical facility was producing anti-cancer drugs

Condemnation and appreciation pours-in Responding to Friday’s attack on its soil, Syria has condemned “with the strongest terms” the aggression by US, Britain and France...
Russia MP warns of tit-for-tat steps if US strike Syria

Russia MP warns of tit-for-tat steps if US strike Syria

US envoy at UN: Washington was ready to "respond" to the attack regardless of whether the Security Council acted or not An escalating war of...
Syria: Conflicting reports of Chemical weapons used in Douma

Syria: Conflicting reports of Chemical weapons used in Douma

Russia and Syria denies using chemical weapons while US-Israel-Saudi media drums against Assad regime The ongoing struggle in Syria is once again marked with allegations...

Trump want money from Saudi Arabia for staying US forces in Syria

US President Donald Trump, who was recently seen with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in White House describing huge defence deals with the kingdom, has...
First US LNG shipment arrives at Dabhol

First US LNG shipment arrives at Dabhol

India and US came closer on Friday when the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipment from the US arrived at the Dabhol terminal of...
Donald Trump

Trump’s U turn: US forces to pull out of Syria soon

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was against complete withdrawal In a major shift in his Middle East policy, US President Donald Trump has insisted...
Russia expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries, crisis expands

Russia expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries, crisis expands

Moscow close US consulate in St Petersburg In a tit-for-tat response in kind, Russia has, on Friday, ordered expulsion of 59 diplomats from 23 countries as...
Pak PM Abbasi face physical security check at US airport

Pak PM Abbasi face physical security check at US airport

TV anchors call their rulers “US stooges” Undergoing through tremendous US pressure for more than a year for “doing more” to destroy terror havens on...
Saudi Prince ask US to rethink on Iran-N deal

Saudi Prince ask US to rethink on Iran-N deal

MBS ask US to act before “bullet reach to your head” Continuing its pressure on US on Iran nuclear deal, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed...
US, EU and allies expel 113 Russian diplomats

US, EU and allies expel 113 Russian diplomats

Use of nerve agent against former spy yet to be confirmed In an extraordinary coordinated move against Russia for its alleged involvement in using nerve...
US adds seven Pakistani companies to sanctions list

US adds seven Pakistani companies to sanctions list

They need special licence for doing business in US Continuing its pressure on Pakistan, the US administration has added seven Pakistani companies to a list...

Can Saud And Israel Drag Trump Into War With Iran?

~By Saeed Naqvi The New York Times Op-Ed page headline said it all: “I Helped Sell the False Choice of War Once. It’s Happening Again.” The...
UK, US together against Russia on nerve gas attack in London

UK, US together against Russia on nerve gas attack in London

UK expels 23 Russian diplomats, largest expulsion in 30 years Amidst allegations of not honoring UNSC resolution for 30-day ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta by Russian...
Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Mike Pompeo, CIA Director to head foreign office Taking an expected move US President Donald Trump has sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, citing differences, and replaced...
Iran to continue support to people in Syria and Yemen

Iran to continue support to people in Syria and Yemen

Amidst allegations of destabilizing the Middle East by its active role in Syria, Iraq, Bahrain and Yemen, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has,...
Indian embassy in US alerts of fraudsters calls for money

Indian embassy in US alerts of fraudsters calls for money

US alleges call centers in India for similar frauds In a rare incident of cheating, Indians living in US were being harassed by fraudsters calling...
India's military strength fourth in Global Firepower index, China, at third, close behind Russia, US tops; Pakistan 13th

India’s military strength fourth in Global Firepower index, China, at third, close behind Russia,...

India is the fourth strongest military power in the world, behind China which, at third position is close behind Russia in the Global Firepower...
41 Turkish soldiers killed by US backed militia in Syria

41 Turkish soldiers killed by US backed militia in Syria

Syria opposes presence of Turkish and US forces violating its sovereignty The ongoing war between Turkish army and US backed Kurdish militia has remained...
US, Pakistan not to cut ties, work together in Afghanistan

US, Pakistan not to cut ties, work together in Afghanistan

US has reportedly assured Pakistan that it does not want to sever ties with  Islamabad which has extended its “wholehearted support” to the US-backed...
Iraq not to allow US military bases to save sovereignty

Iraq not to allow US military bases to save sovereignty

Washington worried over Baghdad growing ties with Moscow In a major setback to Washington, Iraq has denied permission to US for setting up its...
Russia-US conflicting perception on Syria cause more deaths

Russia-US conflicting perception on Syria cause more deaths

The ongoing attacks in Eastern Ghouta in the outskirts of Damascus have become a matter of conflict between the two perceptions carried by US...
Russia warns US to consider Moscow-Ankara-Tehran efforts on Syria

Russia warns US to consider Moscow-Ankara-Tehran efforts on Syria

Moscow allege Washington for need based anti-terrorism policy Divide between US and Russia over developments in Syria was getting more vertical after Saturday’s UN resolution...

Russia criticise US for not acting against Syrian terror groups

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has censured the US for not taking any serious action against Jabhat Fateh al-Sham militant group, formerly known as...
US to open embassy in Jerusalem in May 2018

US to open embassy in Jerusalem in May 2018

Israel thanks Trump, Palestinians call it "adding insult to injury" In a much quicker succession and before-the-scheduled move the US administration has announced that its...
North Korea skips secret meeting with Mike Pence

North Korea skips secret meeting with Mike Pence

In another diplomatic rebuke to Donald Trump administration, US Vice President Mike Pence went through an embarrassing situation during his recent visit to South...
Pressure mounts on US to withdraw army from Iraq

Pressure mounts on US to withdraw army from Iraq

The US administration is facing growing pressure to withdraw its forces from Iraq, while Washington has been trying to get more forces from NATO...
Injured Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi being treated in Syria

Injured Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi being treated in Syria

Iraq’s intelligence chief claims Iraq has claimed that Daesh (IS) cheif Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is alive and being treated at a medical facility in north-eastern...
Donald Trump gives shock to Israel on peace plan

Donald Trump gives shock to Israel on peace plan

Says Israelis and Palestinians don’t want peace deal A major acknowledging statement on Israel-Palestine crisis has emerged from White House. US President Donald Trump...
South Korea President to meet Kim Jong Un sister

South Korea President to meet Kim Jong Un sister

North Korea adamant not to meet US for dialogue Saturday will witness South Korean President Moon Jae’s meeting with Kim Yo Jong, the sister of...
US names three Pakistanis as designated global terrorists

US designates three Pakistanis as global terrorists

Pak military top brass assures US for cooperation, discuss India’s “ceasefire violations” Exerting further pressure on Pakistan, US administration has named three Pakistani nationals as...
US troops start moving from Iraq to Afghanistan

US troops start moving from Iraq to Afghanistan

US Administration has silently begun withdrawing its forces along with arms and equipment from Iraq and deploying them in Afghanistan, AFP reports quoting western...
US: Commanders authorised to deal with safe havens in Af-Pak

US: Commanders authorised to deal with safe havens in Af-Pak

The US administration has once again asserted that under its new South Asia strategy, its commanders in the region are given authority and resources...
US lose leadership image worldwide under Donald Trump

US lose leadership image worldwide under Donald Trump

In a major revelation by a prestigious survey organisation, one year of Donald Trump in White House has caused a major blow to the...
US designate Indian origin IS militant as terrorist

US designate Indian origin IS militant as terrorist

In an unprecedented move the US State Department has designated Indian-origin Daesh (IS) militant from Britain Siddhartha Dhar as a global terrorist and imposed sanctions on him....
US shutdown ends after three days, Next deadline Feb 8

US shutdown ends after three days, Next deadline Feb 8

Trump remained low-profile on first anniversary in White House US government shutdown has ended after three days with President Donald Trump signing a bill on...
Syria’s Assad condemns Turkish operation in its territory

Syria’s Assad condemns Turkish operation in its territory

Damascus says Washington had orchestrated the Ankara’s move The fragile Middle East situation is getting worse with more complex developments. The Turkish move of starting...
Mike Pence on damage control mission in Middle East

Mike Pence on damage control mission in Middle East

Visit was delayed after huge protests against Trump’s Jerusalem move US Vice President Mike Pence began his Middle East journey on Saturday, from Cairo with...
Indian pressure works, UN monitoring team due in Islamabad

Indian pressure works, UN monitoring team due in Islamabad

Will see implementation of Sanction Regime against Hafiz Saeed Pakistan will host UN monitors next week with an assignment to assess its compliance of the...
Donald Trump

Trump forced to shut down federal government

The US under President Donald Trump has gone into crisis as it was forced to shut down federal government at midnight Friday as senators...
Trump criticise Russia for helping North Korea

Trump criticise Russia for helping North Korea

Appreciates China for cooperation to contain Pyongyang In another unexpected move, US President Donald Trump has accused Russia for helping North Korea in skirting international...
The US-Pakistan crisis ends, US asks to clear terrorists

The US-Pakistan crisis ends, US asks to clear terrorists

Pak media claims end of the crisis that triggered after Trump’s tweet After weeks of threatening and cautioning Pakistan asking to destroy terrorists’ “havens” in...

Trump cuts UN funding for Palestinian refugees by more than half

Continuing its aggressive moves in Middle East, US administration has announced cutting more than half of its planned funding to the UN Relief and...
PLO Central Council: Palestine to revoke Israel’s recognition

PLO Central Council: Palestine to revoke Israel’s recognition

In a major setback to the US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move, the Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) Central Council has, on Monday, recommended revoking...
Russia, Turkey & Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Russia, Turkey and Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Fighting already underway, says Kurdish official The US plan of raising 30,000-strong Kurdish army in Syria’s north-eastern region has swiftly met with stern opposition from...
Turkey summons US diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

Turkey summons US diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

Expresses displeasure to Russia and Iran In a rare experience US diplomats go through in any host country, their Charge d;Affairs was summoned  by Turkish...
Egypt: former PM withdraws from Presidential contest

Egypt: former PM withdraws from Presidential contest

The second term for Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, as Egyptian President has been ensured by forcing former PM Ahmed Shafik to withdraw from Presidential elections...
Tillerson: Investigation on Russia didn’t influence diplomacy

Tillerson: Investigation on Russia didn’t influence diplomacy

Secretary of State contradicts Trump’s position The Donald Trump administration is regularly being haunted with the investigation on Russian alleged involvement in 2016 presidential elections....
Pakistan: Suspension of security assistance will harm US interests

Pakistan: Suspension of security assistance will harm US interests

US informed India before announcing its Pak decision Facing US ire on terror related ineffective measures, Pakistan Foreign Office has been reacting through multiple means....
Pakistan reacts tough on Trump’s New Year tweet

Pakistan reacts tough on Trump’s New Year tweet

Foreign and Defense Ministers react sharply Pakistan has reacted sharply to US President Donald Trump’s comments on Washington providing $ 33 billion in aid over...
Iran’s Rouhani: people have right to protest not to damage public property

Iran’s Rouhani: people have right to protest not to damage public property

Protests against economic conditions turn to anti-government stir Amidst anti-government protests in various cities in the country, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has clearly said...
Russia: US runs training camps for militants in Syria

Russia: US runs training camps for militants in Syria

In a blunt attack on US policy towards Syria, Russia has for the first time alleged that US is imparting training to terrorists at...
Jerusalem move: Ismail Haniyeh say US offered Abu Dis as alternate capital

Jerusalem move: Ismail Haniyeh say US offered Abu Dis as alternate capital

Asks to unite major Palestinian groups in national interest The Trump’s Middle East plan is facing serious hurdles before its implementation. His recognition of Jerusalem...
UN General Assembly to meet soon on US Jerusalem move

UN General Assembly to meet soon on US Jerusalem move

Turkey leading the Muslim nations in anti-US campaign Amidst US veto to the UN Security Council resolution against Trump’s Jerusalem move, UN General Assembly is...

US blame North Korea for world-wide malware attack

In another twist against North Korea, US administration has now blamed Pyongyang for WannaCry malware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide...
Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump

Vladimir Putin thanks Trump for intelligence sharing on Terrorists

Terrorists arrested before bombing in St. Petersburg In a rare development while east met the west, Russian President Vladimir Putin has thanked his US counterpart,...
Iran alleges US complicity in Saudi-led war crimes in Yemen

Iran alleges US complicity in Saudi-led war crimes in Yemen

Foreign minister Javad Zarif responds to US envoy at UN allegations Responding to US allegations of supplying weapons to Yemen’s  Houthi Ansurallah fighters, Iran’s Foreign...
New US visa rules will affect Indians women most

New US visa rules will affect Indians women most

The proposed Trump administration’s plans to repeal H1B visa holders’ espouses H-4 category visas will affect most Indian immigrants in US. Indians made up...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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