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Explained: What is quid pro quo?

What is quid pro quo, the Latin expression that describes the issue at the heart of the Trump impeachment inquiry?

Explained: What US legislature on Hong Kong means

On Tuesday, the Senate passed a Bill that would ban the export of certain crowd-control munitions such as tear gas to the Hong Kong police force in light of the anti-government protests that have been ongoing in Hong Kong for more than five months.


Federal Reserve unlikely to cut rates again unless economy shows signs of weakening

The meeting notes, released Wednesday, underline that the central bank plans to leave its policy unchanged for some time, even as President Donald Trump urges it to slash borrowing costs to zero or below.

US-India defense ties grow closer as shared concerns in Asia loom

The United States and India on Thursday will conclude the first land, sea and air exercise in their history of military exchanges, a step forward in White House efforts to deepen defense cooperation between the countries.

US Senate passes bill to support human rights in Hong Kong

China responded by threatening to take "strong countermeasures" if Congress proceeds with passage of the bill.

US state's costly anti-drug ad campaign says 'Meth, I'm on it', gets laughs on social media

The images featured the words, ``Meth. I'm on it.'' over photos of people in cowboy hats, in a coffee shop or on a football field. Many on social media joked about the images making it appear the people in the photos are on meth.


North Korea says no talks with US to prevent gifting Donald Trump something to boast about

It was the second time in less than a week that North Korean statements have taken direct aim at Trump, something Pyongyang had avoided since the two sides resumed a largely unproductive process of dialogue in 2018.

Trump's weekend hospital visit draws a sceptical reaction

Donald Trump's unscheduled weekend visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center raises suspicions about his health.

Trump attacks impeachment witness on Twitter, Democrats see intimidation

Trump blasted Marie Yovanovitch, a career diplomat, as she explained to the second day of televised impeachment hearings how she had fought corruption in Ukraine and how the Trump administration abruptly removed from her post earlier this year.

Donald Trump ex-aide Rick Gates to be sentenced on December 17

Gates pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy against the United States and lying to investigators, and cooperated with a federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

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Tired of waiting for asylum, migrants from caravan breach US border

Some migrants may hope to defeat the odds and penetrate one of the most fortified sections of the southern US border

Modi in US, Day 2: Meetings with Obama, Ash Carter, grand welcome at USIBC gala

The Prime Minister said that a larger Indian economy has multiple benefits for the world


Narendra Modi meets Barack Obama: Taking bilateral ties to new heights

Narendra Modi laid a wreath at the Tomb of Unknown Soldiers and paid homage to Indian-American astronaut late Kalpana Chawla at Arlington National Cemetery.

Monster blizzard paralyzes eastern, southern US with snow

A blizzard with gale-force winds paralyzed the southern and eastern United States on Saturday.

Born on the Fourth of July: Parades, Fireworks and Hot Dogs

Fourth of July celebrations as US marks its 239 years of independence.

US Supreme Court legalises same-sex marriage nationwide

The US Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the country, in a culmination of two decades of litigation over marriage, and gay rights generally.


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Implant files: How medical devices that are recalled in the US are still in use in India

The Indian Express-ICIJ investigation finds that at least 57 medical devices, many used in critical care, were being sold in India when the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clamped down on them for a range of faults over the last two years.

Tracking the extent of #MeToo in India: News in Numbers

How big was India’s #MeToo movement? Take a look.


Fuel prices at an all-time high: News in Numbers

How the government is explaining the rise in petrol and diesel prices. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Beginning of the Gulf War: How Bush senior and Saddam Hussein's Iraq locked horns

On this day, US President Bush senior ordered US troops to defend Saudi against a potential Iraqi invasion by Saddam Hussein.

With The US Pulling Out Of Climate Change Deal, Should We Say Goodbye To The Paris Accord?

President Trump announced that United States would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. But it will take more than one speech to pull out: Under the rules of the deal, which the White House says it will follow, the earliest any country can leave is Nov. 4, 2020. That means the United States will remain […]

US decision was unfortunate: MEA on F-16 sale

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Thursday said it does not agree with the United State’s rationale that the sale of F-16 to Pakistan is for counter-terrorism activities. Swarup added that US decision was very unfortunate and will certainly convey negative sentiment, but the relationship between two countries is on broader level.


US hosts ASEAN nations for first time

The US and ASEAN nations can advance a shared vision of a regional order where disputes are resolved through peaceful means, President Barack Obama has said as he welcomed leaders from the region for talks expected to discuss Chinese assertiveness in the South China Sea. Hosting 19 leaders of the ASEAN countries for the summit, […]

Pak stands exposed over Headley's claim: Rajnath Singh

Trivandrum, Feb 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asserted that the revelations made by David Coleman Headley before a Mumbai special court has exposed Pakistan, adding that New Delhi would still prefer cordial relations with Islamabad. Deposing from an undisclosed location in the US, Headley had so far told the special court that the ISI was helping different terror outfits in Pakistan and was providing financial, military and moral support. Headley, who had conducted recce of the places in Mumbai which were attacked by 10 LeT terrorists on November 26, 2008, also revealed that the outfit had initially planned to attack a conference of Indian defence scientists in Taj Mahal Hotel. He also said he had also conducted a recce of the famous Siddhivinayak Temple and Naval Air Station on directions of LeT commanders.

US: Cars parked on frozen lake rescued after ice cracks

You will have heard of skating on thin ice, but how about parking? It was not such a good idea on a frozen lake in Wisconsin, in the US. Aerial images of Lake Geneva showed cars partially immersed in water, after the ice cracked under the weight of the vehicles. Some of the cars, parked […]

China-US: reef row gets real

The USS Lassen reportedly breached the 12-mile exclusion zone imposed by China around the Subi and Mischief islands, part of the Spratly Archipelago.