US arrests Russian woman accused of being Kremlin agent

Washington, July 17 : A Russian woman was arrested in Washington on charges of being an unregistered foreign agent for the Kremlin, the US Justice Department announced Monday. Maria Butina was taken into custody Sunday in the US capital, the government said, Efe reported. She was charged with the crime of conspiracy to act as […]

Sikh, Hindu victims of Afghan attack honoured in Washington

Washington, July 17 : Condemning the terrorist attack on Sikhs and Hindus that killed 18, US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has called for confronting “hatred with love, fear with understanding, and darkness with light”. Speaking at a memorial meeting for the victims on Sunday, Gabbard, who is the first Hindu elected to US Congress, said;: “We […]

US challenges five WTO members for imposing retaliatory trade tariffs

Washington, July 17 : The US on Monday launched a dispute at the World Trade Organization (WTO) challenging five WTO member countries for applying trade tariffs in retaliation for US President Trump’s recent actions on the aluminum and steel trade. According to a US Department of Commerce statement, the US has launched separate disputes at […]

Trump, Putin content with summit despite lack of concrete results

Helsinki, July 17 : US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday voiced their satisfaction with their first one-on-one meeting here, though acknowledged problems remain. Although the summit was described by Trump as “a very constructive day” and by Putin as “first important step”, questions from reporters about the alleged meddling […]

Iran’s army chief says US seeks insecurity in region

Tehran, July 17 : The US seeks insecurity and is against restoration of peace in the Middle East, Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri said on Monday. Baqeri made the remarks upon his arrival in Pakistan’s capital city of Islamabad on Monday for an official visit at the invitation of […]