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Mar 14, 2019
Mike Pompeo says China in 'league of its own' on human rights violations, its crackdown on Muslims at 'record level'China is in a 'league of its own' when it comes to human rights violations, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said on Wednesday, while criticising Beijing for human rights violations and deterioration of conditions.
Feb 17, 2019
Heather Nauert, Donald Trump’s pick for US ambassador to UN, withdraws nomination citing personal reasonsUS president Donald Trump’s choice for ambassador to the United Nations, Heather Nauert, has withdrawn from consideration for the job for family reasons, the State Department said on Saturday.
Feb 06, 2019
MEA gains consular access to 117 Indian students detained in US; immigration attorneys criticise Washington for 'trapping' themThe MEA's statement came after the US State Department said all 130 foreign students detained in the US for enrolling in the fake university, were aware that they were committing a crime to fraudulently remain in the country.
Jan 14, 2019
Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who helped plot 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, likely to be extradited to India from USThere is a strong possibility of Tahawwur Hussain Rana, currently serving a 14-year jail term in the US for plotting the 2008 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, being extradited to India.
Nov 17, 2018
Russian hackers are impersonating as US State Department employees: ReportRussia is keen to resume an aggressive campaign of attacks on U.S. targets
Oct 30, 2018
US following developments in Sri Lanka with concern, urges all sides to respect due process: Department of StateThe US state department official said the US expected Sri Lankan government would uphold its commitments to human rights, rule of law, accountability and justice.
Oct 27, 2018
US urges Sri Lankan political parties to refrain from violence after Sirisena appoints Rajapaksa as new PMMahinda Rajapaksa, 72 staged a dramatic political comeback on Friday, becoming the new prime minister after Sirisena sacked Wickremesinghe, who termed the move as "unconstitutional" and vowed to prove his majority in Parliament.
Oct 13, 2018
US State Department says India's oil imports from Iran, purchase of S-400 defence system from Russia 'not helpful'The US is reviewing "very carefully" India's decision to continue buying Iranian oil and purchase of the Russian S-400 air defence system, days after President Donald Trump observed that New Delhi would soon find out if it faced punitive measures.
Sep 27, 2018
US will consider Chabahar factor in impact of Iran sanctions on India and Afghanistan, says Department of State officialRelations between the US and India are on "an upward trajectory", and "this is one of the most dynamic and strategic partnerships that the US enjoys", the official said.
Sep 21, 2018
Nikki Haley accuses NYT of publishing 'incorrect story' on 'expensive curtains at her house' despite knowing 'actual facts'Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN, on Thursday slammed The New York Times for publishing a wrong story about expensive curtains at her official residence despite knowing the actual facts.