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Brittney Griner, American Basketball Player, Appeals Her Russian Prison Sentence

Brittney Griner, American Basketball Player, Appeals Her Russian Prison Sentence

Brittney Griner was convicted on August 4 after police said they found vape canisters containing cannabis oil in her luggage at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport.

15 August 2022
China Warns US To Not 'Stir Up Bigger Crisis', Increases Military Drills Around Taiwan

China Warns US To Not 'Stir Up Bigger Crisis', Increases Military Drills Around Taiwan

As China continues to blame United States for its military exercises close to Taiwan, it also announced another set of war games from Monday off the South...

06 August 2022

China Shouldn’t Hold Global Concerns Hostage Because Of Differences: Antony Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken cited cooperation on climate change as a key area where China shut down contact that ‘doesn't punish the United States...

Brittney Griner, American Basketball Player, Convicted At Russia Drug Trial, Sentenced To 9 Years

Brittney Griner, American Basketball Player, Convicted At Russia Drug Trial, Sentenced To 9 Years

If Brittney Griner does not go free, attention will turn to the possibility of a high-stakes prisoner swap between USA and Russia.

04 August 2022

Antony Blinken Off To Asia, Africa as Russia, China Tensions Rise

Blinken will begin a five-nation tour of the two continents next week, starting in Cambodia where he will attend a Southeast Asian regional security forum at...

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15 July 2022
US Set To Lift CAATSA Sanctions Against India: Why Was It Imposed? How It Will Benefit India

US Set To Lift CAATSA Sanctions Against India: Why Was It Imposed? How It Will Benefit India

CAATSA is a tough US law that authorises the US administration to impose sanctions on countries that purchase major defence hardware from Russia.


14 July 2022
Brittney Griner, American Basketball Player, Heads Back To Russian Court After Guilty Plea

Brittney Griner, American Basketball Player, Heads Back To Russian Court After Guilty Plea

In Russia, a guilty plea doesn't automatically end a trial. Brittney Griner's defense may put forward arguments during the next hearing.


11 July 2022
Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida Calls For Unity To Achieve Abe's Unmet Goals

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida Calls For Unity To Achieve Abe's Unmet Goals

Earlier on Monday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Kishida to offer condolences and deliver a letter from President Joe Biden to Abe's family.


10 July 2022
US Eyes To Counter-China Moves In Southeast Asia

US Eyes To Counter-China Moves In Southeast Asia

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken came to Thailand after attending an international conference in Bali, Indonesia, where he also raised concerns about...


09 July 2022
US, China Foreign Ministers Discuss Efforts To Reduce Rising Hostility Between Washington And Beijing

US, China Foreign Ministers Discuss Efforts To Reduce Rising Hostility Between Washington And Beijing

Wang Yi and Antony Blinken were discussing a range of contentious issues from tariffs and trade and human rights to Taiwan and disputes in the South China Sea....


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08 July 2022
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Meets US Secretary Of State Antony Blinken On G-20 Sidelines

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Meets US Secretary Of State Antony Blinken On G-20 Sidelines

The Ukraine crisis is believed to have figured in the talks between External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.


07 July 2022
China Lashes Out At United States, British Intelligence Services

China Lashes Out At United States, British Intelligence Services

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian's commented 'The United States is "the biggest threat to world peace, stability, and development,"' a day after the...


06 July 2022
G-20 Meeting May Lead To Wider Divisions Over War In Ukraine

G-20 Meeting May Lead To Wider Divisions Over War In Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi are set to attend the Group of 20 meeting...


03 July 2022
India Lashes Out At US Panel For Religious Freedom After It Tweets On Teesta Setalvad's Arrest

India Lashes Out At US Panel For Religious Freedom After It Tweets On Teesta Setalvad's Arrest

India has come increasingly under the scanner of human rights activists for its downward slide on fundamental freedoms.


14 June 2022
US Expects Pakistan To Take Sustained Action Against Terrorism, Says New US Envoy

US Expects Pakistan To Take Sustained Action Against Terrorism, Says New US Envoy

New US envoy's immediate task would be to ease US-Pakistan ties strained for the last many years due to the mistrust over the issue of terrorism and the Afghan...


14 June 2022
US Expects Pakistan To Take Sustained Action Against Terrorism, Says New US Envoy

US Expects Pakistan To Take Sustained Action Against Terrorism, Says New US Envoy

New US envoy's immediate task would be to ease US-Pakistan ties strained for the last many years due to the mistrust over the issue of terrorism and the Afghan...


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04 June 2022
Chinese Police Patrols Hong Kong To Enforce Tiananmen Square Massacre Vigil Ban

Chinese Police Patrols Hong Kong To Enforce Tiananmen Square Massacre Vigil Ban

Around 10,000 civilians were killed by Chinese soldiers on 3-4 June in crackdown on Tiananmen Square protesters, as per a British estimate.


03 June 2022
India Rejects US State Dept Report On Religious Freedom, Says ‘Vote Bank Politics Is Being Practised In International Relations’

India Rejects US State Dept Report On Religious Freedom, Says ‘Vote Bank Politics Is Being Practised In International Relations’

The annual report on international religious freedom, released by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, alleged that attacks on members of the minority...


03 June 2022
India Rejects Its Criticism In US State Dept Religious Freedom Report

India Rejects Its Criticism In US State Dept Religious Freedom Report

Replying to a US State Department Report on religious freedom in India, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi claims that the report is...


29 May 2022
US Strategy Towards China ‘Awry’, Will Not Give In To  ‘Blackmail And Coercion’: Chinese FM Wang Yi

US Strategy Towards China ‘Awry’, Will Not Give In To ‘Blackmail And Coercion’: Chinese FM Wang Yi

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi hit out at US Foreign Secretary Anthony Blinken, who had said that ‘China is the most serious long-term challenge to the...


24 May 2022
S Jaishankar Meets US, Japan Counterparts In Tokyo On Sidelines Of Quad Summit

S Jaishankar Meets US, Japan Counterparts In Tokyo On Sidelines Of Quad Summit

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who is in Japan’s Tokyo as part of PM Narendra Modi’s delegation, met US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and held...


23 May 2022
Quad Summit: China Urges Indo-Pacific Countries To Reject 'Military Block', 'Camp Confrontation'

Quad Summit: China Urges Indo-Pacific Countries To Reject 'Military Block', 'Camp Confrontation'

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said countries in Indo-Pacific should draw a big question mark and see through Quad's hidden plot.


20 May 2022
US Accuses Russia Of Weaponizing Food In Ukraine War

US Accuses Russia Of Weaponizing Food In Ukraine War

At a UN Security Council meeting, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told that the war has halted maritime trade in large areas of the Black Sea and made the...


19 May 2022
Turkey Still Sceptical About Wider NATO, Gives Mixed Signals In Meeting With US

Turkey Still Sceptical About Wider NATO, Gives Mixed Signals In Meeting With US

In a meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the UN, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu affirmed his country's support for NATO's 'open-door'...


19 May 2022
 US Reopens Embassy In Ukraine After 3 Months

 US Reopens Embassy In Ukraine After 3 Months

The State Department said U.S. embassy operations in Kyiv resumed Wednesday, with diplomats returning on permanent basis to the capital from where they had...


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