Mike Pompeo
World  /  Published 26.07.19

US plays down Iran test

Iran fired a Shahab-3 medium-range missile on Wednesday, a US military official said, playing it down by saying that it did not pose a threat to American or other western shipping or military bases in...
By Eric Schmitt and David E. Sanger/ NYTNS in Washington

India  /  Published 27.06.19

Stand up together for religious freedom: US secretary of state Mike Pompeo

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Wednesday stressed the need to “stand up together for religious freedom”.“India is the birthplace of four major world religions,” Pompeo said, delivering w...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.03.20

What not to call a virus

Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has run afoul of the language police. He called the coronavirus the “Wuhan virus”. When challenged about this criminal violation of linguistic propriety, he...
By Gwynne Dyer in

Business  /  Published 15.06.19

US makes exception for Iraq on Iran gas

The United States has allowed Iraq to import Iranian gas for its power grid for another three months by extending a waiver to sanctions — but insists that Baghdad seek alternative sources.Iraq has h...
By Reuters in Baghdad

India  /  Published 08.06.19

Pompeo to deliver major speech on India-US role on June 12

US secretary of state Michael Pompeo will deliver a major policy speech next week on how India and the US can lay an economic foundation for a free and open Indo-Pacific region, an official announceme...
By PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 19.12.19

Exemption to India from Chabahar sanctions

The US has given a narrow exemption to India from Iran's Chabahar port sanctions, saying that it recognises that the project is a lifeline for Afghanistan to get humanitarian supplies from New Delhi, ...
By Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 22.03.19

US abruptly endorses Israel’s Golan sovereignty in big shift

President Donald Trump abruptly declared on Thursday that the US will recognise Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a major shift in American policy that gives Israeli Prime Minist...
By Matthew Lee and Deb Riechmann/AP in Jerusalem

World  /  Published 22.03.19

Trump reverses core policy tenet on Golan Heights

President Donald Trump declared on Thursday that the United States should recognise Israel’s authority over the long-disputed Golan Heights, delivering a valuable election-eve gift to Prime Minister...
By Mark Landler and Edward Wong/NYTNS in Washington

India  /  Published 21.06.19

India’s data storage call runs into H-1B threat

The US has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter said, widening the two countr...
By Reuters in New Delhi

World  /  Published 03.01.19

Trump flaunts another 'great letter' from Kim

It has become a favourite parlour trick of President Donald Trump’s, and on Wednesday, he was at it again, brandishing his latest letter from the North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-un.“Those few peop...
By Mark Landler and Maggie Haberman/NYTNS in Washington


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