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Joe Biden announces ending US support for Saudi-led offensive in Yemen, but retains military aid to kingdom
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Joe Biden announces ending US support for Saudi-led offensive in Yemen, but retains military aid to kingdom

The Yemen reversal is one of a series of steps Biden laid out Thursday that he said would mark a course correction for US foreign policy

Risk of top US officials being charged with war crimes grows over Saudi strikes in Yemen
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Risk of top US officials being charged with war crimes grows over Saudi strikes in Yemen

At a congressional hearing on Wednesday, Democrats on the House Foreign Affairs Committee accused the state department’s top lawyer and the assistant secretary overseeing weapons sales of negligence on civilian deaths and of covering up the legal risks.

On flawed North Korea and Iran policies, John Bolton's new book blames 'the split between Trump and Trump'
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On flawed North Korea and Iran policies, John Bolton's new book blames 'the split between Trump and Trump'

President Donald Trump knew exactly what he was getting when he hired John Bolton in the spring of 2018 to be his national security advisor: An uber-hawk who made no secret of his belief that Iran and North Korea could be driven over the brink by extreme sanctions

Donald Trump's presidency in peril: How an unhealthy obsession with Ukraine created a crisis
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Donald Trump's presidency in peril: How an unhealthy obsession with Ukraine created a crisis

At 9.03 am on Thursday, 25 July, President Donald Trump picked up the phone in the White House residence and was connected to Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the newly-elected President of Ukraine. Within minutes, two note-takers exchanged troubled looks

US-China trade war: Trump asks American companies to look for an alternative to China
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US-China trade war: Trump asks American companies to look for an alternative to China

Trump has threatened to use the emergency authority granted by federal law to make good.

Donald Trump says US recognizes Israel sovereignty of disputed Golan Heights, in yet another remarkable policy shift
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Donald Trump says US recognizes Israel sovereignty of disputed Golan Heights, in yet another remarkable policy shift

US President Donald Trump said Thursday that it's time for the United States to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, an announcement that signals a shift in U.S. policy and comes ahead of the Israeli prime minister's planned visit next week to the White House.

The All-New Great Game
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The All-New Great Game

Afghanistan was once dependent on Pakistan, it no longer is. Between 2012 and 2016, Afghan imports from Iran totalled $1.3 billion against $1.2 billion from Pakistan and $1.1 billion from China

Jim Mattis warns against allowing alliances to fray; resignation letter lays out challenges for next Pentagon chief
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Jim Mattis warns against allowing alliances to fray; resignation letter lays out challenges for next Pentagon chief

The extraordinary resignation letter that US defence secretary Jim Mattis handed to a surprised President Donald Trump was not just a product of two years of accumulating frustration with an impulsive boss, but an outline of the strategic hazards facing the next Pentagon chief.

Hours ahead of Helsinki summit, Washington and allies fear Trump may barter away strategic interests
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Hours ahead of Helsinki summit, Washington and allies fear Trump may barter away strategic interests

As Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin summit in Helsinki draws closer, there is speculation that the Russian president may have some ingratiating information on Trump's business dealings which he could put to good use in a one-on-one meet

Ahead of NATO summit, diplomats fear acrimony between Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin may undermine bid to show unity
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Ahead of NATO summit, diplomats fear acrimony between Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin may undermine bid to show unity

The NATO summit is likely to be dominated by Trump’s insistence that member nations step up and pay more for their joint defence.

Syed Salahuddin declared global terrorist: Imran Khan slams Donald Trump for supporting 'oppressor India' in Kashmir
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Syed Salahuddin declared global terrorist: Imran Khan slams Donald Trump for supporting 'oppressor India' in Kashmir

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Thursday slammed US president Donald Trump for siding with "oppressor India" after it declared Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist.

US will need India to counter China's growing influence in the world, says American think-tank
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US will need India to counter China's growing influence in the world, says American think-tank

The US will need India to counter Beijing's growing influence in the world, a top American think-tank has said

Donald Trump's top advisers on Jared Kushner's alleged links to the Russian probe: 'We're just not going to comment'
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Donald Trump's top advisers on Jared Kushner's alleged links to the Russian probe: 'We're just not going to comment'

Donald Trump's top economic and national security advisers have declined to comment on allegations that the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner is facing regarding his contacts with Russian officials, the media reported.

US election 2016: What does Donald Trump's triumph mean for India Inc
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US election 2016: What does Donald Trump's triumph mean for India Inc

Donald Trump's win the 2016 US presidential election brings both positive and negative news for India, especially because of his anti-immigration and protectionist policies related to international trade

Behave or be like North Korea: former US diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad on Pakistan
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Behave or be like North Korea: former US diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad on Pakistan

Conversations have taken place between US and Pakistan — it is likely that the generals have been told clearly that if Taliban is not brought to the negotiating table then they can expect further sanctions.

NSA spying revelations threaten US foreign policy
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NSA spying revelations threaten US foreign policy

Secretary of State John Kerry lands in Rome and Paris to talk about Mideast issues but is confronted by outrage over US spying abroad.

NSA spying revelations threaten US foreign policy
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NSA spying revelations threaten US foreign policy

Secretary of State John Kerry lands in Rome and Paris to talk about Mideast issues but is confronted by outrage over US spying abroad.

What you should know about John Brennan, the new CIA head
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What you should know about John Brennan, the new CIA head

According to Foreign Policy magazine, Brennan's views mesh closely with those of president Obama and the two are "likely to see eye to eye" when it comes to tackling terrorism.

India not on Romney's foreign policy outline
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India not on Romney's foreign policy outline

While President Barack Obama has described US-India relationship as one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century, his Republican challenger Mitt Romney made no reference to India in a major foreign policy speech.