Washington

April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

Russia UN envoy 'cannot exclude' war between Russia, US

Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia urges the United States and its allies on Thursday to refrain from military action against Syria over a suspected chemical weapons attack and says he "cannot exclude" war between Washington and Moscow.

January 19, 2018
January 19, 2018

Russia accuses Washington of leaking diplomats' bank details

Russia's foreign ministry accuses US officials of leaking to the media confidential financial details of Russian diplomats working in the United States, and demands that those responsible be punished.

March 9, 2017
March 9, 2017

CIA contractors likely source of latest WikiLeaks release: US officials

Contractors likely breached security and handed over documents describing the Central Intelligence Agency's use of hacking tools to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, US intelligence and law enforcement officials say.

September 26, 2016
September 26, 2016

Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Arnold Palmer, the golf great whose charisma and common touch drew a legion of fans known as "Arnie's Army" and propelled the game into the mainstream, dies at the age of 87.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Security to top agenda

Bangladesh and the United States are set to hold their 5th Partnership Dialogue in Washington on June 23-24 amid concerns over the recent systematic assaults and killings in the South Asian country.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Cyber attackers target US presidential campaigns: official

Cyber attackers are targeting the campaigns of Democratic and Republican presidential contenders, US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Wednesday.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

China jet ‘intercepts’ US spy plane

Two Chinese fighters have carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a US military aircraft over the South China Sea, the Pentagon says.

April 2, 2016
April 2, 2016

Obama warns of terrorist nuclear attack

President Barack Obama tells a nuclear summit in the US that the threat of a nuclear terrorist attack persists and the world must be resolute in foiling it. More than 50 nations were represented at the summit.

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

US concern at China missile reports

US Secretary of State John Kerry says Washington is seriously concerned about increased Chinese militarisation in the contested South China Sea.

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

Announcement Thursday on Einstein's gravitational waves

Scientists are set to make a major announcement Thursday on efforts to pinpoint the existence of gravitational waves, or ripples of space and time that transport energy across the universe.