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No dimunition in bilateral ties with India: John Kirby
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No dimunition in bilateral ties with India: John Kirby

Asserting that India is an important partner for the US, the outgoing Obama Administration has said that it does not see any "diminution in the strong bilateral relations" that the two countries have enjoyed till date.

US urges all parties in Pakistan to refrain from violence and exercise restraint
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US urges all parties in Pakistan to refrain from violence and exercise restraint

The US has asked all parties in Pakistan to refrain from violence even as it reiterated its support to freedom of expression.

US voices concern over dangers faced by journalists in Pakistan after restrictions on Cyril Almeida
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US voices concern over dangers faced by journalists in Pakistan after restrictions on Cyril Almeida

The US has expressed concern over the difficulties and dangers faced by journalists in Pakistan.

Terror attack like the one in Uri escalates tensions: US after India's surgical strikes
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Terror attack like the one in Uri escalates tensions: US after India's surgical strikes

A terrorist attack like the one on an Indian Army camp in Uri "escalates tensions", United States have said.

US states it is against independence for Balochistan, says it respects unity of Pakistan
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US states it is against independence for Balochistan, says it respects unity of Pakistan

The US has said it is against independence for the Pakistani province of Balochistan where there have been allegations of human rights violations that were flagged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech.

USD 400 million to Iran was a ransom payment, claims Donald Trump
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USD 400 million to Iran was a ransom payment, claims Donald Trump

The USD 400 million that the US had paid to Iran to settle an outstanding financial dispute was used as a "leverage" for release of American prisoners, the State Department has said even as Donald Trump claimed it was nothing but a ransom payment

Afghan-Pakistan border region continues to be safe haven for terrorist groups: US
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Afghan-Pakistan border region continues to be safe haven for terrorist groups: US

The Af-Pak border region continues to be safe haven for many terrorist groups, the US said on Tuesday acknowledging that efforts made in this regard have not always gone smoothly in the past.

US State Department says, cannot confirm Islamic State's claim on Dhaka attack
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US State Department says, cannot confirm Islamic State's claim on Dhaka attack

John Kirby said the US embassy in Dhaka has confirmed 100 percent accountability of all official American personnel with no injuries reported.

We would like to see healthy bilateral Indo-China ties: US
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We would like to see healthy bilateral Indo-China ties: US

The US would like to see a "healthy relationship" between India and China which are very strong and growing economies with significant influence, a top official has said amid China's opposition to India's NSG bid.

Relationship with Pakistan is important, critical, vital: US President Obama
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Relationship with Pakistan is important, critical, vital: US President Obama

The US has "absolutely no intention" of losing focus of its important relationship with Pakistan, the Obama administration has said, noting that it is the sovereign decision of Islamabad to take a call on its security needs.

United States asks Bangladesh to ensure secure environment to its citizens
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United States asks Bangladesh to ensure secure environment to its citizens

Raising concerns over the recent spate of attacks on secular bloggers and minorities, the US has asked Bangladesh to ensure a "secure environment" to all its citizens.

India's role crucial in responsible stewardship of nuclear weapons: US
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India's role crucial in responsible stewardship of nuclear weapons: US

India has an important role to play in responsible stewardship of nuclear weapons and materials, US Secretary of State John Kerry said ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Washington where he will attend the two-day Nuclear Security Summit.

Chinese daily praises India
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Chinese daily praises India

China's state-run newspaper daily on Wednesday said that India, a major power, rarely plays up to other nations, noting that the national interest is always prioritised in New Delhi's foreign policies.

'We have an honest, candid relationship with Modi government': US State Department
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'We have an honest, candid relationship with Modi government': US State Department

The US has dismissed that its ties with India have hit a roadblock in view of selling F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan and New Delhi's refusal to give visa to a religious body, saying America is having a good and strong relationship with India.

Ready to help India to bring 26/11 perpetrators to justice: US reacts to Headley deposition
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Ready to help India to bring 26/11 perpetrators to justice: US reacts to Headley deposition

The US has said it is committed to assist India in bringing perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attacks to justice after Pakistani-American key LeT operative David Coleman Headley in his first deposition told a court that Pakistani terrorists conducted 26/11 strikes after two failed attempts.

US expects Pakistan to conduct 'thorough, complete, fair' probe into Pathankot attack
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US expects Pakistan to conduct 'thorough, complete, fair' probe into Pathankot attack

The US expects Pakistan to conduct a "thorough, complete, fair and transparent" investigation into the terror attack on the IAF base in Pathankot.

US vows to 'respond appropriately' to North Korea's provocations
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US vows to 'respond appropriately' to North Korea's provocations

The US today vowed to respond appropriately to North Korea's provocations after the reclusive nation claimed that it has carried out a hydrogen bomb test.

'Urge all countries in the region to work together': US condemns Pathankot terror attack
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'Urge all countries in the region to work together': US condemns Pathankot terror attack

The US on Sunday condemned the terror attack on an Indian Air Force base by Pakistani terrorists in Pathankot.

We continue to welcome efforts by India and Pakistan to work bilaterally, says US State Department
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We continue to welcome efforts by India and Pakistan to work bilaterally, says US State Department

Acknowledging "legitimate terrorism concerns and threats" in South Asia, US says it continues to welcome and encourage efforts by India and Pakistan to work bilaterally to solve very difficult, complicated issues between them.

Terror in Nigeria: Boko Haram suspected in suicide bombings that killed 49 in Yola and Kano
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Terror in Nigeria: Boko Haram suspected in suicide bombings that killed 49 in Yola and Kano

The suicide bomber exploded as truckers were tucking into dinner at the bustling marketplace where vendors urged them to buy sugar cane. At least 34 people were killed and another 80 wounded in Yola, a town packed with refugees from Nigeria's Islamic uprising, emergency officials said Wednesday.