07 Mar 2015
Washington: Iraqi government forces and allied tribal militia have retaken the town of Al-Baghdadi, from where jihadists had threatened to attack an airbase housing US troops, US military has said.
02 Oct 2014
Beirut: Islamic State (IS) group fighters have advanced further towards the Syrian Kurdish town of Ain al-Arab, a monitoring group warned early on Monday, as local fighters retreated from one of the area's fronts.
13 Feb 2015
Washington: The US has said the statement by the former ISI chief that Pakistan's spy agency "most likely sheltered" Osama bin Laden is incorrect.The State Department spokesperson, Jen Psaki, insisted there is no reason to believe that Pakistan government knew about the whereabouts of the slain Al-Qaeda chief.
25 Mar 2015
Washington: US on Wednesday said India's resurgence under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was driving energy and optimism across South Asia and the two countries were now "indispensable partners" in promoting peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.
07 Feb 2015
Munich: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday that there were reasons for optimism on a peace deal for Ukraine but he also warned against the arming of Kiev's military and blamed the United States and Europe for inflaming the crisis.
07 Feb 2015
Washington: United States President Barack Obama has said the US has "risen from recession" and has got better prospects of economic growth than any other country, including India, China or Germany.
06 Feb 2015
Washington: The National Security Strategy unveiled by the Obama Administration on Friday "rejects" the inevitability of confrontation with China, even though it accepts "there will be competition" between the world's two biggest economies.
09 Sep 2014
Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to arrive in the Middle East on Tuesday to garner support for efforts to combat the Islamic State (IS) militants.
25 Feb 2015
Washington: United States President Barack Obama vetoed the Keystone XL pipeline bill, reiterating that the decision to go ahead with the project belongs to the government.
25 Feb 2015
Washington: US announced that it will provide work permits to spouses of H-1B visa holders beginning May 26th, a move that is expected to benefit thousands of talented and professional Indian spouses who come to America but are unable to work.