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New York,  If the leadership of North Korea follows a diplomatic path to end its nuclear weapons programme, then a “much brighter future lies ahead” for its people, the US Secretary of State told the Security Council on Thursday. more
US President Trump rejects globalism in speech to UN General Assembly’s annual debate

New York, Taking the podium of the United Nations General Assembly, the world Organization that embodies greater global cooperation, United States President Donald Trump told scores of He ...

Is Beijing winning control of the South China Sea?

New Delhi/Beijing: The ownership of South China Sea for long has been a subject of debate. It has piqued the interests of many nations over the years. However, China, it seems, is having ...

James Mattis visits Afghanistan, meets President Ashraf Ghani

Kabul:  United States Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, on Friday visited Afghanistan and met country's president Ashraf Ghani.

US military to cancel $300m aid to Pakistan over failure to act against terror groups

Washington: Amid the toughening of the stand on Pakistan by the Donald Trump administration, the US military has declared that it will cancel the $300m (£230m) aid to the South Asia ...

America severs ties with UN's Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA

Washington: The Donald Trump administration has officially ended its ties with UN's Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA, reports said.

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo likely to visit Pakistan next month

Islamabad: United States (US) Secretary of State Michael Pompeo might visit Pakistan next month and meet country's new PM Imran Khan, media reports said.

US voices concern over LeT-affiliated individuals participating in Pakistan polls: Reports

Islamabad: The United States has voiced its concern over the participation of Lashkar-e-Taiba-affiliated (LeT) individuals in the July 25 elections in Pakistan, media reports said.

Donald Trump blames US foolishness for poor ties with Russia

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that America's ties with Moscow have "NEVER been worse", before his first ever summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Pu ...

Iceland to take vacated US seat on Human Rights Council

New York: Iceland has for the first time been elected to the Human Rights Council, filling the seat vacated by the United States, which withdrew from the body last month, citing bias.