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Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China, unworthy of special US status, says Mike Pompeo
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Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China, unworthy of special US status, says Mike Pompeo

China had undermined Hong Kong’s autonomy so fundamentally, Mike Pompeo said, that he could not support its recertification for its special pre-1997 trading status.

Qassem Soleimani killing: US House passes war powers resolution in bid to limit Donald Trump's action against Iran
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Qassem Soleimani killing: US House passes war powers resolution in bid to limit Donald Trump's action against Iran

Republicans have largely supported Trump's actions, saying the president was well within his power to take out Iran's architect of proxy operations against Americans in the Middle East. The US considered Soleimani a terrorist.

Donald Trump aides call US strikes in Iraq and Syria against Iran-backed militia 'successful,' warn of potential further action
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Donald Trump aides call US strikes in Iraq and Syria against Iran-backed militia 'successful,' warn of potential further action

US president Donald Trump was briefed by his top national security advisers following the strikes at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida

US government slaps travel bans on Chinese officials involved in crackdown on Uighurs, other Muslim minorities
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US government slaps travel bans on Chinese officials involved in crackdown on Uighurs, other Muslim minorities

The Trump administration on Tuesday slapped travel bans on Chinese officials involved in a massive crackdown against Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in its west

US Congressman Tom Suozzi issues public apology following Indian-American diaspora's outcry over Kashmir remarks
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US Congressman Tom Suozzi issues public apology following Indian-American diaspora's outcry over Kashmir remarks

Congressman Tom Suozzi, issued a public apology following his provocative remarks on Jammu and Kashmir, saying 'it was a mistake not to consult with some of my Indian-American friends and supporters' before writing the letter.

10th anniversary of Mumbai terror attack: Donald Trump says US stands with India in its quest for justice for 26/11 strike
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10th anniversary of Mumbai terror attack: Donald Trump says US stands with India in its quest for justice for 26/11 strike

On the 10th anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack, President Donald Trump on Monday said that the United States stands with the people of India in their quest for justice.

Civilians should be spared from ‘collective punishment’ caused by sanctions on a country, says UN rights expert Idriss Jazairy
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Civilians should be spared from ‘collective punishment’ caused by sanctions on a country, says UN rights expert Idriss Jazairy

Idriss Jazairy, the UN special rapporteur on effects of sanctions on human rights, said measures that seek to block a country's trade altogether, amount to economic warfare against civilians.

Mike Pompeo defends $300 mn aid cut to Pakistan, says it didn't make satisfactory progress to fight terror
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Mike Pompeo defends $300 mn aid cut to Pakistan, says it didn't make satisfactory progress to fight terror

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo defended the Trump administration's decision to cut $300 million aid to Pakistan, and said Islamabad did not make satisfactory progress in combating terrorism.

Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa meets Imran Khan ahead of Mike Pompeo's visit to Islamabad
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Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa meets Imran Khan ahead of Mike Pompeo's visit to Islamabad

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Imran Khan on Monday and discussed various security-related issues with the prime minister ahead of US secretary of state Mike Pompeo's visit to Islamabad on 5 September.

India-US 2+2 talks: US defence official says America 'bullish' on high level meet even as concerns rise over S-400 deal
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India-US 2+2 talks: US defence official says America 'bullish' on high level meet even as concerns rise over S-400 deal

The upcoming India - US - India 2+2 talks - an apex bilateral meetup in New Delhi next week - is not just ‘historic’ but will throw up a set of ‘very concrete outcomes’ which will serve as enablers for the India US relationship well beyond the high optics of September 6 and 7, a top official of the US Defence Department in Washington DC Wednesday.

US asks United Nations to guarantee 'full application' of sanctions on North Korea to ensure denuclearisation
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US asks United Nations to guarantee 'full application' of sanctions on North Korea to ensure denuclearisation

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asked the UN Security Council on Friday to keep up the pressure on North Korea by guaranteeing full application of the sanctions on Pyongyang.

'North Korea serious about denuclearisation', says Donald Trump; dismisses reports of Pyongyang not surrendering all nuclear stockpiles
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'North Korea serious about denuclearisation', says Donald Trump; dismisses reports of Pyongyang not surrendering all nuclear stockpiles

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had pledged to work towards "complete denuclearisation" during meeting with Trump in Singapore on 12 June.

US cancels high level dialogue with India as trade tensions escalate; Mike Pompeo calls Sushma Swaraj, cites 'unavoidable reasons'
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US cancels high level dialogue with India as trade tensions escalate; Mike Pompeo calls Sushma Swaraj, cites 'unavoidable reasons'

The United States on Wednesday postponed the proposed high-level '2+2' talks with India scheduled for next week in Washington even as its ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley met with top Indian leaders in New Delhi.

South Korea and US agree to suspend planning of Ulchi-Freedom Guardian military drill, says Seoul
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South Korea and US agree to suspend planning of Ulchi-Freedom Guardian military drill, says Seoul

South Korean and US officials have agreed on suspending the joint military drills, says Seoul. A Pentagon statement confirmed the suspension and added that there would be a meeting between the secretaries of defense and state on the issue.

US released 'far fewer funds' to Pakistan in 2018 and may give even less next year, says Mike Pompeo
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US released 'far fewer funds' to Pakistan in 2018 and may give even less next year, says Mike Pompeo

The US released "far fewer funds" to Pakistan in 2018 and it may even come down next year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo indicated on Thursday as he accused Islamabad of treating American diplomats "badly".

Mike Pompeo vows 'strongest sanctions in history'; says 'Iran has no path to a nuclear weapon, ever'
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Mike Pompeo vows 'strongest sanctions in history'; says 'Iran has no path to a nuclear weapon, ever'

The United States on Monday issued a steep list of demands to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump and threatened "the strongest sanctions in history" if Iran doesn't change course.

North Korea details plans to dismantle nuclear test site ahead of Kim Jong-un meet with Donald Trump
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North Korea details plans to dismantle nuclear test site ahead of Kim Jong-un meet with Donald Trump

North Korea has scheduled the dismantlement of its nuclear test site for sometime between 23 and 25 May depending on weather conditions in order to uphold its previous pledge to discontinue nuclear tests, state media reported on Saturday.

US-North Korea summit: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Pyongyang to lay groundwork ahead of meet
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US-North Korea summit: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Pyongyang to lay groundwork ahead of meet

America's top diplomat Mike Pompeo arrived in Pyongyang, landing at the centre of a whirlwind of diplomacy ahead of a planned US-North Korea summit