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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi calls International Religious Freedom report 'prejudiced'

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi calls International Religious Freedom report 'prejudiced'

"People from every religion, faith and culture live here with religious fervor," he said.

China bars human rights lawyer from US State Department. program

China bars human rights lawyer from US State Department. program

Beijing: A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer says he was blocked from leaving the country to participate in a U.S. State Department-...Read More

US plays down criticism of India’s A-SAT test

US plays down criticism of India’s A-SAT test

New York: A day after NASA sharply crticised India’s anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile test as a “terrible thing”, the US State Department h...Read More

United States pulls out of Venezuela

United States pulls out of Venezuela

Caracas: The US has ordered the removal of its non-essential diplomatic staff from Venezuela after President Nicolas Maduro gave them 72 ...Read More

Not aware of Sikh referendum program: US

Not aware of Sikh referendum program: US

Washingtron: The US State Department on Tuesday said they are not yet aware of campaigns organised by US-based pro-Khalistan Sikhs for Ju...Read More

Report says nearly 400,000 ‘excess deaths’ in South Sudan

Report says nearly 400,000 ‘excess deaths’ in South Sudan

Juba: South Sudan’s civil war has caused nearly 400,000 “excess deaths” since fighting erupted in late 2013, a new report funded by the U...Read More

Haley accuses NYT of using incorrect story

Haley accuses NYT of using incorrect story

Washington : Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN, on Thursday slammed The New York Times for publishing a wrong story about expensiv...Read More

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$52,701 spent on curtains for Nikki Haley’s home amid deep budget cuts

New York: The US State Department spent about $52,701 last year on custom­is­ed and mechanised curt­ains for the official resi­dence of U...Read More

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Vatican orders ex-envoy to face child sex abuse trial

Vatican City : A monsignor who was a former advisor at the Vatican’s US embassy in Washington will face charges of possessing and exchang...Read More

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‘In India, media outlets critical of govt pressured’

Washington : The Trump administration on Saturday claimed that in India, media outlets critical of the government were allegedly pressure...Read More

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Suspected chemical attack kills 70 in Syria’s Douma

Damascus : At least 70 people were killed in Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta in a suspected chemical attack, me...Read More

Trump Jr speech will send mistaken message, says Democratic Senator 

Trump Jr speech will send mistaken message, says Democratic Senator 

Washington : A Democratic Senator has urged the US Ambassador to India to ensure that President Donald Trump’s son is not given any speci...Read More

‘Russian military plane engaged in unsafe interaction with US aircraft’

‘Russian military plane engaged in unsafe interaction with US aircraft’

Washington: The US State Department has said a Russian SU-27 engaged in an “unsafe interaction” with a US EP-3 aircraft in the internatio...Read More

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US policy on North Korea has not changed, says State Department

Washington : The US State Department said on Thursday that its policy on North Korea “has not changed,” following remarks by Secretary of...Read More

President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Washington: US President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will direct the State Department to initiate ...Read More

GES 2017: Donald Trump applauds Ivanka for promoting women entrepreneurs in India

GES 2017: Donald Trump applauds Ivanka for promoting women entrepreneurs in India

Washington: US President Donald Trump has applauded his daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump for promoting women entrepreneurs during her on...Read More

GES reflects US-India economic, security partnership: Ivanka

GES reflects US-India economic, security partnership: Ivanka

Women make up the majority of the 1,500 entrepreneurs selected to attend the three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), this year.

US takes down religious freedom notification

US takes down religious freedom notification

Irrespective of the party in power, New Delhi is known to react to such moves with irritation — “we don’t lecture you on the state of rac...Read More

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Rohingya crisis: US looking at Myanmar curbs

Washington : The United States is considering sanctions against Myanmar for its treatment of the Rohingya Muslims in restive Rakhine stat...Read More

Donald Trump gets a resignation letter with hidden message: IMPEACH

Donald Trump gets a resignation letter with hidden message: IMPEACH

Washington:  A science envoy to the U.S. State Department on Wednesday resigned over President Donald Trump’s response to a violent white...Read More

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