Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger U.S.-India ties

/ Jun 27, 2017

Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger U.S.-India ties

Hugging outside the White House on Monday, President Donald Trump and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi heralded an increasingly close strategic partnership as the U.S. branded a top militant from neighboring Pakistan as a “global terrorist.” Trump declared he was “true friend” of India ...

Trump OKs $2 billion surveillance drone sale to India

Jun 24, 2017

Trump OKs $2 billion surveillance drone sale to India

The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations’ leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting. India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime surveillance last year. ...

U.N. nations vote against Britain, seek ICJ ruling on Chagos

Jun 23, 2017

U.N. nations vote against Britain, seek ICJ ruling on Chagos

In a diplomatic blow to Britain, the United Nations voted Thursday to ask the International Court of Justice to rule on the fate of the British-ruled Chagos islands, which host an important military base shared with the U.S. The Indian Ocean archipelago has been ...