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US Peace Corps evacuate from West Africa as Ebola virus spreads

Jul 31, 2014

US Peace Corps evacuate from West Africa as Ebola virus spreads

The largest recorded Ebola outbreak in history has led the US Peace Corps to evacuate hundreds of volunteers from three affected West African countries. #NewsTracker #West Africa #HealthBuzz #Virus #Ebola Virus #Health Scare #Ebola virus scare #West Africa disease #Peace Corps #US Peace Corps
UN enraged as Israel shells Gaza school; 100 killed in one day

Jul 31, 2014

UN enraged as Israel shells Gaza school; 100 killed in one day

It was the second time in a week that a school run by the UN agency for Palestinian refugees was hit, prompting a blistering attack on Israel by UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Kraehenbuehl. #World #Barack Obama #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #John Kerry #air strikes #ground operation #Civilian death toll #shelling of UN school
Obama talks tough on Gaza deaths as US restocks Israel with ammo

Jul 31, 2014

Obama talks tough on Gaza deaths as US restocks Israel with ammo

While Obama and other top officials consistently state their support for Israel's right to defend itself against Hamas rocket fire, the White House has been making increasingly strong statements about the Palestinian civilians dying in Israeli attacks. #World #Barack Obama #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #John Kerry #air strikes #Israeli military #ground operation #Civilian death toll #shelling of US school
Top US senators introduce resolution calling Modi to address US Congress

Jul 31, 2014

Top US senators introduce resolution calling Modi to address US Congress

Four top American senators have called Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of the US Congress in a resolution introduced by them in the Senate. #India #Barack Obama #Narendra Modi #US congress #Mark Warner #John Cornyn #Tim Kaine #JIm Risch
Machiavellian, capricious Natwar Singh on Sonia's destruction of Cong

Jul 31, 2014

Machiavellian, capricious Natwar Singh on Sonia's destruction of Cong

Former External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh's autobiography is a damning account of Sonia Gandhi's run as party president, of the party's interference in government and in foreign policy decisions. #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #Congress #PoliticsDecoder #Rahul Gandhi #K. Natwar Singh #Priyanka Gandhi #Indo-US nuclear deal #Autobiography #Volcker scandal #Iraq oil for food scam
Kerry's India visit Indo-US ties require a therapist, not a traveling salesman

Jul 31, 2014

Kerry's India visit Indo-US ties require a therapist, not a traveling salesman

John Kerry promises that India-US relations are on the cusp of a historic transformation. But that's where they always seem be stuck. And gaffe-prone John Kerry will have his work cut out for him as he tries to sell America to a suspicious India. #India #US #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Modi #Indo-US relations #Indo-US ties #John Kerry #John Kerry's India visit #Kerry #Devyani Khobragade #Penny Pritzker #Kerry's India visit
India-US to discuss defence deals during Hagel visit

Jul 30, 2014

India-US to discuss defence deals during Hagel visit

The US defence secretary will hold discussions with Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on military ties between the two countries including the military hardware partnership, defence ministry officials said in New Delhi today. #India #ThisisNext #US #Defence #Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Chuck Hagel #Apache attack helicopters #Chinook heavylift helicopters
John Kerry lands in India, to hold talks with Sushma Swaraj on Thursday

Jul 30, 2014

John Kerry lands in India, to hold talks with Sushma Swaraj on Thursday

During his visit, John Kerry and Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will jointly chair the fifth annual India-US Strategic Dialogue at 3 pm on Thursday. This will be followed by delegation-level talks. #India #US #sushma swaraj #NewsTracker #India-US Strategic Dialogue #John Kerry #India-US ties #John Kerry arrives in India
Full Text Kerry's speech on Indo-US ties at India 2020 program

Jul 30, 2014

Full Text Kerry's speech on Indo-US ties at India 2020 program

The United States and India are two nations that began both of their founding documents with exactly the same three words: We the people. By deepening our partnership, we can work together to deliver opportunity to all of our people and become stronger nations, Kerry said. #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #John Kerry #Diplomatic Relations #Centre for American Progress #Ido-US ties