Russian Surveillance Plane Soars Over The Pentagon, Capitol And Other Washington Sights

Thursday, 10 August 2017 10:55
WASHINGTON: A Russian surveillance plane soared through secure airspace over Washington on Wednesday, presumably collecting intelligence as it traveled near the Pentagon, the Capitol and other government buildings, two U.S. officials said. The Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-154 aircraft made…

US Blocks Aid To Pak, Says Didn't Take 'Sufficient Action' Against Terror

Saturday, 22 July 2017 08:51
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has decided that the Pentagon will not give Pakistan the remainder of a key U.S. military reimbursement fund allotted to the country for 2016, a move that could signal a burgeoning hard line approach by…

Sean Spicer Quits As White House Press Secretary

Saturday, 22 July 2017 08:50
Sean Spicer had not fully moved into his West Wing office in January when he interrupted an informal chat with reporters to show off a prized new possession - the ceremonial White House press secretary flak jacket passed down by…

US House Imposes Conditions For Defence Funding To Pakistan

Saturday, 15 July 2017 15:47
WASHINGTON: The US House of Representatives has voted for three legislative amendments to impose tougher conditions for reimbursement of defence funding to Pakistan, making it conditional to Islamabad showing satisfactory progress in the fight against terrorism. The conditions are related…

To Boost Defence Ties With India, US House Clears Over $600 Billion Bill

Saturday, 15 July 2017 15:46
WASHINGTON: The US House of Representatives has passed a USD 621.5 billion defence policy bill that proposes to advance defence cooperation with India. An amendment in this regard, moved by Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera, was adopted by a voice vote…

In Memo, Trump Administration Weighs Expanding The Expedited Deportation Powers Of DHS

Saturday, 15 July 2017 15:45
The Trump administration is weighing a new policy to dramatically expand the Department of Homeland Security's powers to expedite the deportations of some illegal immigrants.Since 2004, the agency has been authorized to bypass immigration courts only for immigrants who had…

Trump Told Macron's Wife 'You're In Such Good Shape' And 'Beautiful'

Friday, 14 July 2017 13:41
President Donald Trump's insults are well documented and much discussed. He's fond of "loser," and of course he recently labeled MSNBC hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough "crazy" and "psycho," respectively. But hey! The guy knows how to compliment folks,…

US President Donald Trump Hints He Could Change Position On Paris Climate Accord

Friday, 14 July 2017 00:03
PARIS: US President Donald Trump suggested Thursday he could change his position on the Paris climate accord, in remarks after talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron."Something could happen with respect to the Paris accord," he said at a joint…

US Army And South Korean Military Respond To North Korea's Launch With Missile Exercise

Tuesday, 04 July 2017 23:46
The U.S. Army and South Korean military responded to North Korea's latest launch with their own exercise of missiles, launching them Wednesday into South Korean territorial waters along the country's eastern coastline, U.S. Pacific Command said in a statement. The…

US Sets Criteria For Visa Applicants From 6 Muslim Countries

Thursday, 29 June 2017 09:15
WASHINGTON: Visa applicants from six Muslim-majority countries must have a close family relationship to a US individual or formal ties to a US entity to be admitted to the United States under guidance distributed by the US State Department on…