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Melania Trump promotes US agency, Trump wants to cut funding

Mrs. Trump toured classrooms at Lilongwe's Chipala Primary School, which gets textbooks and other education assistance from the US Agency for International Development.

US security aid to Pakistan 'will be conditioned': White House official

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif is soon expected to visit the US and meet Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Ahead of the US visit, Asif is scheduled to travel to China, Russia and Turkey to hold meetings with their leaders on the Trump’s South Asia policy.

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USAID officials visit IIT-Gandhinagar to plan US collaboration

Discussions covered areas ranging from student and faculty exchanges, leadership development, entrepreneurship, etc.

Twitter scares

Should anyone be afraid of Twitter-like networks built by the US government in foreign parts?

Birdbrained plot

If the story is true, this has to be the first time that someone has tried to weaponise social media.

Haiti manufactures its own Android tablet

Political turmoil, and a US economic embargo in the 1990s following a military coup, put them out of business.

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For a cause

The film Girl Rising by Oscar-nominated director Richard E. Robbins,which highlights the stories of nine girls born in difficult circumstances

massacre victims

The victims of the attack on the upscale Westgate Mall in Kenya’s capital were from around the world.

Indian-American nominated for key post in Barack Obama Administration

Nisha Desai nominated for the post of Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia.

US launches push to boost women's role in Afghanistan

The United States will launch a $200 million program to boost the role of women in Afghan society.

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