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US 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, says Mike Pompeo
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US 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, says Mike Pompeo

US lawmakers raised security concerns over TikTok's handling of user data, saying they were worried about Chinese laws requiring domestic companies 'to cooperate with intelligence work controlled by Communist Party.'

Mike Pompeo holds video conference with counterparts from India, Brazil, four other nations, discusses international cooperation, accountability over COVID-19
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Mike Pompeo holds video conference with counterparts from India, Brazil, four other nations, discusses international cooperation, accountability over COVID-19

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has discussed with his counterparts from India, Australia, Brazil, Israel, Japan and South Korea the importance of international cooperation, transparency, and accountability in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic and in addressing its causes

US blames Russia, China, Iran for spreading 'disinformation' on COVID-19; claims they're 'disparaging' American attempts to contain virus
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US blames Russia, China, Iran for spreading 'disinformation' on COVID-19; claims they're 'disparaging' American attempts to contain virus

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Russia, China and Iran for spreading 'disinformation' on COVID-19 and carrying out coordinated efforts to 'disparage' American attempts towards containing the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic.

70 Afghan delegates attend two-day gathering in Doha to resume peace talks with Taliban and end 18-year-old conflict
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70 Afghan delegates attend two-day gathering in Doha to resume peace talks with Taliban and end 18-year-old conflict

Dozens of powerful Afghans resumed talks with the Taliban on Monday in Doha, where a possible ceasefire is on the table along with key issues such as women's rights. Stakes are high for the talks which follow a week of US-Taliban negotiations with both sides eyeing a resolution to the 18-years-old conflict. Washington has said it wants to seal a political deal with the Taliban ahead of Afghan presidential polls due in September to allow foreign forces to begin to withdraw.

Iran hopeful India will 'act according to its national interest’, says Ambassador Ali Chegeni amid threats of US sanctions
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Iran hopeful India will 'act according to its national interest’, says Ambassador Ali Chegeni amid threats of US sanctions

Iran's Ambassador to India, Ali Chegeni also asserted that his country can provide 'affordability, accessability and security' of energy to India. The US had told India and other countries to cut oil imports from the Gulf nation to 'zero' by 4 November or face sanctions. 'India is a friend forever. We understand that India will act according to its national interest', said Chegeni.

Mike Pompeo meets Narendra Modi, S Jaishankar and Ajit Doval; terrorism, tarrifs and Russia deal on agenda at US-India talks
India

Mike Pompeo meets Narendra Modi, S Jaishankar and Ajit Doval; terrorism, tarrifs and Russia deal on agenda at US-India talks

Jaishankar and Pompeo's meet is expected to set the ground for Modi's meeting with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka later in June

Mike Pompeo arrives in India: Trade, e-commerce disputes likely to top US Secretary of State's New Delhi agenda
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Mike Pompeo arrives in India: Trade, e-commerce disputes likely to top US Secretary of State's New Delhi agenda

Mike Pompeo is expected to lay the ground for a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi later in the week at a G20 meeting in Japan.

Mike Pompeo arrives in India: Despite trade tensions, mixed signals from US, expect New Delhi to continue 'issue-based' policy
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Mike Pompeo arrives in India: Despite trade tensions, mixed signals from US, expect New Delhi to continue 'issue-based' policy

Indian strategic circles are abuzz with speculation about the possible outcomes of the visit of US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, at a time when trade tensions with the US are hogging media headlines in New Delhi

US has no plans to cap H-1B visas, Mike Pompeo will assure India during his visit, says State Department official
India

US has no plans to cap H-1B visas, Mike Pompeo will assure India during his visit, says State Department official

The H-1B visas is the main vehicle through which US employers can sponsor skilled foreign workers for admission. The Senior State Department Official appreciated the steps India has taken to reduce its crude oil imports from Iran.

Ahead of India visit, Mike Pompeo congratulates S Jaishankar on new position, reaffirms 'strong commitment' towards US-India partnership
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Ahead of India visit, Mike Pompeo congratulates S Jaishankar on new position, reaffirms 'strong commitment' towards US-India partnership

In addition, Pompeo's visit will further prepare grounds for a summit meeting between US president Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Osaka, Japan, on the sidelines of the G20 meeting scheduled to be held later in June.

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo reaffirms US support to India in anti-terrorism fight in meeting with Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale
India

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo reaffirms US support to India in anti-terrorism fight in meeting with Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale

United States Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo met Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Monday and reaffirmed US support to India in its fight against terrorism.

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale to meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington today
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Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale to meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington today

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Monday, during which the two officials are likely to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of common interest.

Amid India-Pakistan hostilities, Islamabad tells Washington full-blown crisis may jeopardise Afghan peace talks
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Amid India-Pakistan hostilities, Islamabad tells Washington full-blown crisis may jeopardise Afghan peace talks

The United States is trying to prevent simmering tensions between India and Pakistan from impacting a third country: Afghanistan, where a fragile peace push is underway to try to end more than 17 years of war with Taliban insurgents.

India inks pact with Iran to pay crude bill in rupee; 50% funds to be used to export items to Tehran
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India inks pact with Iran to pay crude bill in rupee; 50% funds to be used to export items to Tehran

The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed following the US letting India and seven other nations to keep buying Iranian oil despite sanctions were reimposed on the Islamic state on 5 November.

26/11 Mumbai terror attack was barbaric, says Mike Pompeo: US calls upon Pakistan to implement UNSC sanctions against perpetrators
India

26/11 Mumbai terror attack was barbaric, says Mike Pompeo: US calls upon Pakistan to implement UNSC sanctions against perpetrators

Describing the Mumbai terror attack as a "barbarity", the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday called upon Pakistan and other nations to uphold their UN Security Council obligations to implement sanctions against those responsible for the atrocity, including Lashkar-e-Taiba and its affiliates.

Mike Pompeo leaves for Pyongyang to seek progress on second Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un meet
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Mike Pompeo leaves for Pyongyang to seek progress on second Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un meet

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to Pyongyang Sunday for new talks with Kim Jong-un on denuclearisation and a second US-North Korean summit.

Iran doesn't wish to go to war with American forces in West Asia, says Hassan Rouhani; predicts that US will rejoin nuclear deal
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Iran doesn't wish to go to war with American forces in West Asia, says Hassan Rouhani; predicts that US will rejoin nuclear deal

President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran was not seeking conflict with the United States in West Asia and questioned why US forces remained in the region.

Mike Pompeo denounces 'awful abuses' of Muslim Uighurs detained in re-education camps in China's Xinjiang
World

Mike Pompeo denounces 'awful abuses' of Muslim Uighurs detained in re-education camps in China's Xinjiang

Mike Pompeo did not say in the speech whether he would take punitive measures or not.

Mike Pompeo ‘hopeful’ about ironing out differences with Pakistan after meeting with Imran Khan
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Mike Pompeo ‘hopeful’ about ironing out differences with Pakistan after meeting with Imran Khan

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was "hopeful" on Wednesday of resetting the troubled relationship with Pakistan, a key player in the Afghan conflict, after he met new premier Imran Khan.

Ahead of Mike Pompeo visit, Imran Khan says government will not give in to 'one sided' demands by US
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Ahead of Mike Pompeo visit, Imran Khan says government will not give in to 'one sided' demands by US

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan on Friday asserted that his government would not give in to any one-sided demand from the Trump administration, a media report said ahead of a scheduled visit of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.