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  • Uzbekistan Says No Plans for New US Military Base

    Uzbekistan Says No Plans for New US Military Base

    Uzbekistan denied, today, that it was in talks with Washington over a new US base after president Islam Karimov hosted a senior US military commander for talks.

  • John Kerry Meets PM Narendra Modi in Prelude to Washington Summit

    John Kerry Meets PM Narendra Modi in Prelude to Washington Summit

    Visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday discussed bilateral issues with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a prelude to the summit meeting between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Modi in Washington in September.

  • Barack Obama Nominates Indian-American As District Court Judge

    Barack Obama Nominates Indian-American As District Court Judge

    US President Barack Obama has nominated yet another Indian-American counsel to the key post of US District Court judge for Washington DC.

  • Barack Obama Welcomes African State Heads to Washington

    Barack Obama Welcomes African State Heads to Washington

    US President Barack Obama, whose election in 2008 as the first black American president sparked huge expectations in Africa, will at last hold a summit next week for the continent's leaders.

  • Drones Thrill Martha Stewart... And US Prison Convicts

    Drones Thrill Martha Stewart... And US Prison Convicts

    Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart is singing the praises of personal drones and marveling at their untapped potential -- although smuggling contraband into a prison might not be what she has in mind.

  • CIA Apologizes for Spying on US Senate

    CIA Apologizes for Spying on US Senate

    The head of the CIA has apologized to US lawmakers after an investigation confirmed claims that his officers had "improperly" accessed Senate computers, the agency said on Thursday.

  • UN Rights Chief Sounds Alarm over US Child Migrant Expulsions

    UN Rights Chief Sounds Alarm over US Child Migrant Expulsions

    UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has raised the alarm over Washington's plans to scale up the deportation of illegal child migrants from Central America.

  • India-US Joint Executive MBA from 2015

    India-US Joint Executive MBA from 2015

    A joint executive MBA programme announced by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and the Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) will be offered in 2015, the Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

  • 16-Foot Swells Reported in Once Frozen Region of Arctic Ocean

    16-Foot Swells Reported in Once Frozen Region of Arctic Ocean

    US researchers have measured swells of more than 16 feet in once frozen region of Arctic Ocean that have the potential to break up ice even faster, threatening an "ice-free summer" that could have potentially wide-ranging implications.

  • No US Intent to Engage in Africa Militarily: Official

    No US Intent to Engage in Africa Militarily: Official

    Washington does not intend to engage in Africa militarily to resolve the continent's conflicts but is boosting efforts to train peacekeepers, a senior US official said on Wednesday.

  • John Kerry Presses India on Global Trade Deal as Deadline Looms

    John Kerry Presses India on Global Trade Deal as Deadline Looms

    US Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrived in India on Wednesday for an official visit, has pressed New Delhi to drop its opposition to global trade reforms, saying it was a test of the country's commitment to advance economic liberalisation.

  • Milos Raonic, Tomas Berdych Win, John Isner Out of WTA Washington Open

    Milos Raonic, Tomas Berdych Win, John Isner Out of WTA Washington Open

    Milos Raonic, coming off a loss to Roger Federer in his first Grand Slam semi-final, advanced to a third-round match with 33-year-old Australian Lleyton Hewitt, the 2001 US Open and 2002 Wimbledon champion.

  • Federal Reserve Presses Forward With Bond Buying, Cites Uptick in Inflation

    Federal Reserve Presses Forward With Bond Buying, Cites Uptick in Inflation

    The Federal Reserve on Wednesday pressed ahead with its plan to wind down its bond-buying stimulus and upgraded its assessment of the US economy, while reaffirming it is in no rush to raise interest rates.

  • US Bars some Venezuelan Officials Accused of Rights Abuse

    US Bars some Venezuelan Officials Accused of Rights Abuse

    The United States has slapped travel bans on a number of Venezuelan government officials accused of being behind human rights abuses, a senior US diplomat said Wednesday, amid growing tensions between the two countries.

  • Libya Islamists Seize Key Benghazi Army Base

    Libya Islamists Seize Key Benghazi Army Base

    Islamist groups have seized the army special forces headquarters in Libya's Benghazi after days of fighting left at least 35 soldiers dead and plunged the country deeper into lawlessness.

  • John Kerry Arrives in India for Strategic Dialogue

    John Kerry Arrives in India for Strategic Dialogue

    US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in New Delhi today to hold 5th Indo-US Strategic Dialogue tomorrow during which India will be raising issues of snooping by the US' NSA and terrorism even as the two sides will explore "transformative initiati...

  • Judge Puts Washington Handgun Ban on Hold

    Judge Puts Washington Handgun Ban on Hold

    The judge who struck down a ban on carrying handguns in public in Washington put his decision on hold for 90 days on Tuesday, giving local officials time to come up with new legislation.

  • As John Kerry Heads to India, US Hopes to End WTO Rift

    As John Kerry Heads to India, US Hopes to End WTO Rift

    The United States hopes to reach an understanding with India to prevent the collapse of a key WTO deal, an official said on Wednesday as Secretary of State John Kerry headed to New Delhi.

  • Body of Young Stowaway Found in US Cargo Plane

    The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo jet that had landed in Germany, U.S. military officials said on Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made severa...

  • Gaza Truce Offers Fly, But So Do Shells

    Gaza Truce Offers Fly, But So Do Shells

    The Palestine Liberation Organisation expressed readiness for a Gaza truce and Washington said Israel had sought help on Tuesday in calming a 22-day conflict that has killed nearly 1,200 in the enclave.

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