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Kerala records 20,772 fresh COVID cases, state health minister says 'situation under control' | Both Indian men and women team register victories in Olympics hockey | Amid students' rush, Air India to increase flight frequency to US from August | Boxer Lovlina Borgohain ensured another medal for India from Tokyo Olympics. | OBC quota in medical colleges 'step taken late': BSP supremo Mayawati

Nancy Pelosi gets elected as Speaker of US House of Representatives

Washington, Jan 4 (IBNS): California Democrat Nancy Pelosi has been elected as the Speaker of the US House of Representatives, media reports said.

Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of espionage

Moscow, Dec 31 (IBNS):  Russia’s Federal Security Service has detained a US citizen over suspicion of espionage from country's Moscow city, media reports said on Monday.

Over 40,000 combatants, civilians killed in Afghanistan in 2018: Crisis Group

Kabul, Dec 29 (IBNS): Over 40,000 combatants and civilians have been killed in conflict-hit Afghanistan in 2018, as per Crisis Group.

Afghanistan: US conducted airstrike leaves 2 local Taliban leaders killed

Kabul, Dec 28 (IBNS): A US force conducted airstrike in Afghanistan's western Farah province left two prominent local leaders of the Taliban group killed, media reports said on Friday.

UN rights expert urges full investigation into death of migrant girl, held in US

New York, Dec 25 (IBNS): A United Nations rights expert has called for a thorough investigation into the death of a Guatemalan migrant child, while she was in the custody of United States immigration authorities.

Donald Trump discusses issue of Syria with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Washington, Dec 24 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump spoke with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the phone and discussed the issue of conflict-hit Syria on Sunday.

Donald Trump names Patrick Shanahan as acting Defence Secretary

New York, Dec 24 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump on Sunday named Deputy Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan as the new acting Defence Secretary of the country.

Disheartened by US government's recent remarks on poll observers: Bangladesh

Dhaka, Dec 23 (IBNS): The Bangladesh government on Sunday said it was 'disheartened' by the US State Department's recent remarks regarding observers for the country's upcoming general election on Dec 30.

US: Man climbs National Christmas Tree

Washington, Dec 22 (IBNS): In a bizarre incident, a man climbed the National Christmas Tree, on the Ellipse by the White House in the USA, media reports said on Saturday.

Canada conducted 'fair, unbiased, and transparent' legal proceeding of Meng

Washington, Dec 22 (IBNS): The United States on Friday said Canada is conducting a 'fair, unbiased, and transparent legal proceeding' with respect to Meng Wanzhou, the Chief Financial Officer of Huawei. 

Disappointed with delay by Bangladesh in issuing visas to election: US

Washington, Dec 22 (IBNS): The United States on Friday said it is disappointed by the Government of Bangladesh’s 'inability' to grant credentials and issue visas to a group of international observers within the 'timeframe necessary' for monitoring the upcoming general polls in the country.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks with Iraqi PM on defeating IS

Washington, Dec 22 (IBNS): US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke on Friday with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi and discussed the issue of U.S.-Iraq partnership to defeat terrorist group Islamic State (IS), officials said.

Easing US-China trade tensions could save millions of jobs: Asia-Pacific UN report

New York, Dec 13 (IBNS): Millions of jobs in the Asia and Pacific region have been put at risk by conflicts over trade, despite a recent agreement not to escalate tit-for-tat tariffs by the United States and China, according to a new regional UN report.

Back peace process in Afghanistan: US to Pakistan

Washington DC, Dec 4 (IBNS): The US has chided Pakistan and said it was time all nations supported the efforts of the United Nations, India and Afghanistan to help maintain peace in South Asia.

Senior ISIS leader killed during airstrike in Syria, claims US-led coalition

Damascus, Dec 3 (IBNS): The US-led coalition, which is fighting ISIS in Syria and Iraq, has said one leader of the terror group was killed during an airstrike in Syria, media reports on Monday.