A legislation has been moved in the United States' House of Representatives seeking to advance the US-India strategic relationship and bring New Delhi on par with Washington's "closest allies and partners".
The rupee depreciated by 9 paise to 69.89 against the US dollar in early trade Monday on weak opening in domestic equities and rising crude oil prices.
The United States imposed sanctions on two shipping companies operating in the oil sector of the Venezuelan economy, adding that individuals operating in Venezuelan defence and security sector might be subject to sanctions.
Domestic equity benchmarks BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty were trading on a choppy note early Friday amid uncertainty over US-China trade deal and continued foreign fund outflow.
Pope Francis recently donated USD 5,00,000 to help migrants in Mexico who are attempting to enter the United States, reinforcing the pontiff's stance of welcoming migrants rather than stigmatising them.
At least one person lost his life when an unidentified gunman opened fire in a neighbourhood in southwest Baltimore, police said.
The United States said that a high-ranking ISIS-Somalia terrorist was killed in an air strike which targeted a vehicle near Xiriiro in the Bari Region here.
The US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo on Monday said that he would love to see North Korea denuclearise before the end of this year, appreciating North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's recent remarks showing his willingness to hold a third summit with
A top US General on Thursday defended India's steps towards development and testing of anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile capabilities, saying India developed it for self-defence as it was "concerned about threats" from space.