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  • US court asks Sikh group to summon Manmohan Singh by June 18

    US court asks Sikh group to summon Manmohan Singh by June 18

    A US court has asked a Sikh group to serve summons on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by June 18 or face dismissal of a case of alleged violation of human rights during his tenure.

  • Taiwan pilots injured as chopper crashes into building

    Taiwan pilots injured as chopper crashes into building

    Two Taiwanese pilots were injured on Friday when their Apache attack helicopter crash landed on a building in northern Taiwan during a routine training mission, the military said.

  • Indian-American doctor gets 46 months in jail for bribery

    Indian-American doctor gets 46 months in jail for bribery

    An Indian-American radiologist who owned and operated a diagnostic testing center in New Jersey has been sentenced to 46 months in prison for overseeing a sprawling cash-for-patients scheme to bribe other doctors for testing referrals.

  • Indian-Americans form third largest Asian population in US

    Indian-Americans form third largest Asian population in US

    Indian-Americans numbering 3.34 million are the third largest Asian community in the US, after people from China and the Philippines, a report said.

  • Strong 6.7 earthquake strikes off Canada's Vancouver island: report

    Strong 6.7 earthquake strikes off Canada's Vancouver island: report

    An earthquake measuring 6.6 struck late Wednesday off Canada's Vancouver island in the Pacific, the US Geological Survey said.

  • FBI informant is said to guide cyberattacks abroad

    FBI informant is said to guide cyberattacks abroad

    An informant working for the FBI coordinated a 2012 campaign of hundreds of cyberattacks on foreign websites, including some operated by the governments of Iran, Syria, Brazil and Pakistan, according to documents and interviews with people involved i...

  • Imperial pomp starts Barack Obama's Japan visit

    Imperial pomp starts Barack Obama's Japan visit

    Barack Obama inspected the guard at a pomp-filled ceremony with Emperor Akihito on Thursday, kicking off the formal proceedings of the first state visit to Japan by a US president in nearly two decades, at a time of nervousness in Asia.

  • Australia orders 58 F-35 Lockheed Martin stealth fighters

    Australia orders 58 F-35 Lockheed Martin stealth fighters

    Australia will order 58 more F-35 fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp for A$12.4 billion ($11.61 billion), Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday, a purchase that will raise its air combat power to among the world's most advanced.

  • Barack Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

    Barack Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

    President Barack Obama's travels through Asia aim to reassure partners about the renewed U.S. commitment to the region, with an eye both to China's rising assertiveness and the fast-growing markets that are the center of gravity for global growth.

  • US vows more sanctions on Russia unless tensions ease in Ukraine

    US vows more sanctions on Russia unless tensions ease in Ukraine

    US Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a telephone call on Tuesday that Washington would impose more sanctions on Russia if tensions did not de-escalate in eastern Ukraine, a senior US official said.

  • US 'closely monitoring' North Korea for feared nuclear test

    US 'closely monitoring' North Korea for feared nuclear test

    The United States said on Tuesday it was watching North Korea "very closely" following South Korean warnings that Pyongyang may be preparing a fourth nuclear test ahead of a visit to Seoul by President Barack Obama.

  • US troops head to Poland, Baltics to 'reassure' allies

    US troops head to Poland, Baltics to 'reassure' allies

    The United States is deploying 600 troops to Poland and the Baltics to highlight its commitment to NATO allies amid tensions with Russia over Ukraine, officials said on Tuesday.

  • Ukraine military plane hit by gunfire above rebel-held town

    Ukraine military plane hit by gunfire above rebel-held town

    A Ukrainian military surveillance plane was hit and damaged by small arms fire as it was on a reconnaissance flight over the rebel-held eastern town of Slavyansk, the defence ministry said on Tuesday.

  • An 'upside-down planet' discovered

    An 'upside-down planet' discovered

    Like so many interesting discoveries, this one happened largely by accident. An astronomer has discovered an 'upside-down planet' that reveals new method for studying binary star systems.

  • With actions in Ukraine, Russians display new military prowess

    With actions in Ukraine, Russians display new military prowess

    Secretary of State John Kerry has accused Russia of behaving in a "19th century fashion" because of its annexation of Crimea.

  • US force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

    US force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

    The number of US troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 - the minimum demanded by the US military to train Afghan forces - as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the matter say.

  • Pictures indicate Russian troops in Ukraine: US

    Pictures indicate Russian troops in Ukraine: US

    The State Department has released images of soldiers in eastern Ukraine that it says are Russian forces, showing militants wearing similar uniforms and brandishing Russian weapons.

  • Death toll in Washington state mudslide rises to 41

    Death toll in Washington state mudslide rises to 41

    The official death toll from a mudslide that devastated a neighborhood in the Cascade foothills of Washington state last month rose to 41 on Monday, after search teams pulled two more bodies from the mud and rubble, county officials said.

  • US Vice President Biden arrives in Ukraine

    US Vice President Biden arrives in Ukraine

    US Vice President Joe Biden touched down at Kiev airport on Monday for a two-day visit seen as a show of support for crisis-hit Ukraine's pro-Western leaders.

  • Wikipedia traffic may help track flu levels: study

    Wikipedia traffic may help track flu levels: study

    The number of hits recorded on Wikipedia articles could track the spread of flu and other illnesses faster than existing systems, scientists say.