18 Jan 2014
Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry will host Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz in Washington on January 27 for the US-Pak strategic dialogue ministerial meeting.
18 Jan 2014
Washington: In a bid to allay global outrage after the leak of US snooping programme, President Barack Obama on Friday put an end to the surveillance of "foreign leaders of friendly nations" but ruled out scrapping the controversial programme altogether.
25 Dec 2013
Augusta: Repair crews worked around the clock to restore power to nearly half a million customers who faced a cold and dark Christmas in parts of the central and Northeastern United States and into Eastern Canada after a weekend ice storm. At least 24 deaths have been linked to the storm.
25 Dec 2013
Washington: US urged South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and former vice-president Riek Machar to end hostilities and hold political talks, according to a statement issued by the State Department.
27 Jan 2014
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif may be waiting for a new leadership in India to emerge, and if it is the BJP, he may hope that he will be able to rekindle his rapport with it in a repeat of 1998, a Pakistani daily said on Monday.
08 Jan 2014
Atlanta: A deep freeze spread from the US Midwest to the East and South, setting record low temperatures from Boston to Birmingham, and leaving 21 people dead, authorities said.
04 Dec 2013
Dhaka: Unfazed by boycott threats from the opposition, the Awami League-led grand-alliance has decided to go ahead with the January 5 general elections in Bangladesh.
06 Jan 2014
Chicago: Icy, snow-covered roads and high winds made travel treacherous from the Dakotas to Michigan and Missouri as much of US braced for dangerously cold temperatures that could break records.
12 Jan 2014
Dhaka: Sheikh Hasina was on Sunday sworn-in as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh for the third time along with her 48 cabinet members, who include 29 ministers, 17 state ministers and two deputy ministers.
03 Jan 2014
Washington: Nearly six in 10 uninsured Americans who have visited a health insurance exchange website under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare overhaul in December say their experience was negative, according to a Gallup poll released on Thursday.