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US breaks Pentagon-Russian arms exporter ties


July 20th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US lawmakers have passed a bill which breaks the relationship between the Pentagon and Russian state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport.According to the House of Representatives's ... Read more...

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US offers help in Russia flood disaster


July 8th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS) The US has offered help to overcome a devastating flood in Russia, RIA Novosti reported.At least 150 people died in floods triggered by heavy rains Friday ... Read more...

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US Defence Secretary to visit India in June


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Calling developing the US-India relationship as a priority for the United States, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta will travel to India in the first week of June, ... Read more...

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Indian, US audit bodies to share expertise


February 27th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The government auditors of India and the United States Monday agreed to share expertise and increase mutual cooperation.Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai ... Read more...

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US imposes new sanctions on Iran


February 17th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Thursday extended its sanctions against Iran, the State Department said."Today the United States government took three separate sanctions actions against Iran's primary intelligence ... Read more...

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Cuba says it’s ready for dialogue with US


September 27th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 27 (IANS/EFE) Cuba is ready to begin a "respectful" political dialogue with the US without preconditions, a senior foreign ministry official said in an interview published Monday."Cuba reaffirms ... Read more...

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Rana trial may unmask Pakistan’s links to terrorists: US media


May 15th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) The trial of Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Hussain Rana for his role in the Mumbai terror attack starting in Chicago Monday could unmask Pakistan's links to ... Read more...

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PM describes Osama’s killing as a significant step forward


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Terming Osama bin Laden's killing as a significant step forward, the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday asked the international community and Pakistan in particular ... Read more...

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Osama’s death in line with U.S. policy: Pak envoy


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Shahid Malik on Monday said the operation against Osama bin Laden was in accordance with a U.S. policy that the Al-Qaeda leader ... Read more...

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BJP terms Osama’s killing satisfactory


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Asserting that strong action is needed to eliminate terrorism, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday termed the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden as ... Read more...

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Osama killing: Security strengthened around US Embassy in Delhi


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Security was strengthened around the US Embassy and nearby areas in the diplomatic enclave of Chanakya Puri on Monday following the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin ... Read more...

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Rana denies ‘knowing involvement’ of ISI in 26/11 strike


April 14th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 14 (IANS) Lawyers of Pakistani Canadian terror suspect Tahawwur Hussain Rana have denied his "knowing involvement" of the Pakistani government and its spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in ... Read more...

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US spending millions on activist technology


April 9th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): The United States Government is spending millions of dollars developing technology to help pro-democracy activists in the Middle East and China.Washington is promoting a "panic button" application that ... Read more...

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US releases jihadist who trained 7/7 bombers after serving less than five of seventy year sentence


February 14th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 14 (ANI): Mohammed Junaid Babar, an American jihadist who had taught the process of making explosives to the 2005 London suicide bombers in his training camp, has reportedly ... Read more...

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Strict action should be taken against promoters of dubious US universities: Krishna


January 30th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 30(ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Sunday said that the Central Government has asked the United States Government to provide information about the affected Indian students of the California-based ... Read more...

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US to ditch terror colour warning system


January 27th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.27 (ANI): The United States Government has announced that it will no longer describe its terror-related warnings in shades of green, blue, yellow, orange and red.The U.S. color-coded terror warning system ... Read more...

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Boeing inks $19 billion aircraft agreement in China


January 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Boeing on Wednesday announced it had received final approval from the Chinese Government, confirming a $19 billion aircraft agreement.China's approval of airline contracts for 200 orders covers ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Headley wasn’t acting alone, said Chidambaram


December 18th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/London, Dec 18 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram had insisted on having access to Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Coleman Headley, who scouted for targets for the 26/11 terror attack. ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat warned US against Pak’s “game” to “drive India out of Afghanistan”


December 18th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 18 (ANI): India warned the United States not to be drawn into the Pakistani "game" of enlisting US support to "drive India out of Afghanistan" by presenting "fabricated" evidence of ... Read more...

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US seeks to build case for conspiracy by WikiLeaks


December 16th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 16 (ANI): Federal prosecutors in America are seeking to build a case against the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for his role in the huge dissemination of classified government documents.According to ... Read more...

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UN criticism unlikely to stop CIA drone strikes in Pak


December 10th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Despite new criticism from a UN human rights expert against CIA drone attacks, the United States government's covert program using unmanned aerial vehicles to strike at terrorists inside ... Read more...

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Meera Shankar’s Pat Down Controversy Intensifies


December 9th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It looks like the TSA's unpopularity will soon become a global phenomenon as the External Affairs ministry of India too is now one of its critics. ... Read more...

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Zardari told US “we are here because of you” after winning elections


December 8th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 8(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari had thanked the United States government for its support of credible parliamentary elections, which brought his Pakistan People's Party (PPP) to power in ... Read more...

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Assange bitterly disappointed with Oz Govt over barring his entry to country


December 5th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Dec 5 (ANI): Julian Assange, founder of the whistleblower website 'WikiLeaks', still considers Australia his home, but said that the Government of that country is not keen on calling him back ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks to publish files on aliens, UFOs


December 4th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) WikiLeaks will publish more secret US diplomatic files relating to aliens and unidentified flying objects (UFOs), said the founder of the whistleblower website Julian Assange and claimed his ... Read more...

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Wikileaks disclosure as yet no embarrassment for Indo-US ties


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): The recent disclosure made by Wikileaks regarding the role of India in developments in the region will have no impact on India- US relationship, according to highly ... Read more...

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US says it’s building strategic ties with both India, Pakistan


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) In a balancing act, the United States has said that it's building a strategic relationships with both India and Pakistan because they both will have an ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: US condemns unauthorized disclosures of confidential information


November 30th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer on Tuesday said that the United States Government has condemned the unauthorized disclosures of confidential information and sensitive national ... Read more...

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After WikiLeaks: US for global leadership role for India


November 30th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The US welcomes India's "greater global leadership" role in the world, American envoy Timothy Roemer said Tuesday, a day after leaked diplomatic cables described India as ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department Diplomatic Documents Released By WikiLeaks


November 29th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks has released large number of documents comprising of interactions of the U.S. State Department and its embassies around the world, to a ... Read more...

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N. Korea attack: US weighing options, likely to ask China to act


November 24th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.24 (ANI): Top national security aides of President Barack Obama have said the United States Government is weighing all options, including pressing China to put pressure on the North Korean ... Read more...

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Nader tries his best to delay GM’s IPO


November 12th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group, led by Nader is requesting the United States authorities to block the planned initial public offering of General Motors. They argue that the delay ... Read more...

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Information on Headley not `sufficiently established’: US


November 9th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) Washington did not pass on information about Pakistani American David Headley to India before the 2008 Mumbai attacks because it was not "sufficiently established" that he ... Read more...

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Google Sues US Government for Exclusion of Contract


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report released from Reuters, Google has filed a lawsuit against the government of the United States for excluding their product from consideration in a fifty-nine ... Read more...

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Google sues US government


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mountain View, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google has filed a lawsuit against the US government for failing to consider it in a 5-year contract that is worth some $59million. The project involves ... Read more...

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