New York City (NYC), also known as the City of New York or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2018 population of 8,398,748 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles (784 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and one of the world's most populous megacities, with an estimated 19,979,477 people in its 2018 Metropolitan Statistical Area and 22,679,948 residents in its Combined Statistical Area. A global power city, New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, fashion, and sports. The city's fast pace has inspired the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy.
China has made a fresh pitch to raise the Kashmir issue in a closed-door meeting of the UN Security Council in New York on Wednesday, but the attempt is likely to fail as all other member countries of.. IndiaTimes - Published
When Donna Rotunno agreed to represent former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein as lead defense attorney in his New York rape trial, she believed that her gender could prove to be an asset in the.. Reuters - Published
Harvey Weinstein abused his status as a Hollywood power broker to lure young women into violent sexual attacks, a New York prosecutor told jurors on Wednesday as the former film producer's rape trial..
Museum of Jewish Heritage's officials Elyse Buxbaum and Michael Morris highlight a new exhibit which "uses creativity in the face of depravity to share essential stories about life, after, and during,..
Life keeps getting hard for disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti. The once celebrated attorney was arrested on Tuesday. He's been accused of violating the terms of his release from custody. Avenatti is..
At least 10 people died and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan. Zachary Goelman reports.
Hundreds of people in central London take part in the No Trousers Tube Ride 2020. Aiming to surprise travelers and tourists, groups of around 50 people all boarded the Tube network in different places..
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Dozens of potential jurors filed into a Manhattan courtroom on Wednesday morning for former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, as the process of selecting impartial New Yorkers to decide.. Reuters - Published
The United States has denied a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif that would have allowed him to attend a United Nations Security Council meeting in New York on Thursday, a U.S... Reuters - Published
A former Mexican government official who oversaw public security in his country pleaded not guilty on Friday to U.S. charges he accepted millions of dollars in bribes to protect the Sinaloa drug cartel.. Reuters - Published
U.S. authorities and major cities saw no imminent threats on Friday from potential Iranian retaliation over a U.S. air strike that killed Tehran's most prominent military commander, but New York's.. Reuters - Published
New York City is bracing for a security threat like never before given the potential for retaliation from Iran after a U.S. air strike in Baghdad on Friday killed Tehran's most prominent military.. Reuters - Published
Members of the Indian diaspora held events at different places to express their support for the amended Citizenship Act, terming it as a historic step taken by the Indian govt. A group of.. IndiaTimes - Published
Russia's Foreign Ministry accused the U.N. secretary general of turning a blind eye to what Moscow says is U.S. delays in issuing visas for Russian officials seeking to travel to the U.N. headquarters.. Reuters - Published
Greta Thunberg joined other young climate activists protesting outside the Swedish parliament on Friday for the first time since she embarked on a four-month overseas voyage to attend climate.. Reuters - Published
Rajnath Singh arrived in the US on Monday for the 2019 US-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue in Washington on December 18 and addressed members of the Indian community in New York during an event. Singh.. IndiaTimes - Published
A future United States government will have to rebuild relations with China to revive international efforts to combat climate change, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is running for.. Reuters - Published
Climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in Lisbon on Tuesday after crossing the Atlantic from New York aboard a catamaran ahead of her appearance at a summit in Madrid to demand urgent action on global.. Reuters - Published
A video shared on the official twitter handle of the Indian mission to the UN shows Akbaruddin serving langar to the devotees gathered at the premises of the mission located here. "The privilege of.. IndiaTimes - Published
Authorities at Pakistan's Lahore airport denied entry to the Asia coordinator of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), saying his name was on blacklist managed by the Ministry of Interior, a.. Reuters - Published
France's interior minister said on Thursday that intelligence services had arrested a man for planning an attack inspired by plane attacks on the World Trade Center in New York in Sept. 2001. Reuters - Published
A U.S. federal judge in New York on Friday temporarily blocked a Trump administration rule that would deny visas to aspiring immigrants deemed likely to require government assistance, calling it.. Reuters - Published
A U.S. federal judge in New York on Friday temporarily blocked a Trump administration rule that would deny permanent residency to certain aspiring immigrants deemed likely to require government.. Reuters - Published
Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman tried to give $1 million to Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez's election campaign after being promised protection for his cocaine shipments, a.. Reuters - Published
Moscow considers FBI questioning of a Russian lawmaker unacceptable, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday, after Russian deputy Inga Yumasheva was questioned for an hour by the FBI upon.. Reuters - Published
Before leaving New York last week, French President Emmanuel Macron made a failed last-minute push to get U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to speak on the sidelines of.. Reuters - Published
The United States rejected a request by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to visit Iran's United Nations ambassador in a New York hospital where he is being treated for cancer, the U.S... Reuters - Published
The United States offered to remove all sanctions on Iran in exchange for talks, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday upon returning to Tehran from the United Nations General Assembly in New.. Reuters - Published
A bid by four of the Indo-Pacific’s largest democracies to band together as a counter to China’s growing might has received increased impetus after the so-called Quad group met for the first time.. IndiaTimes - Published
The four-way dialogue between the US, Japan, India and Australia - for a free and open Indo-Pacific - was held at the foreign minister's level for the first time on the sidelines of the UN General.. IndiaTimes - Published
During the meeting, the leaders discussed global and regional issues of mutual interest, including the issue of international terrorism and appreciated the convergence of views on this matter, the.. DNA - Published
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan met President Donald Trump at a reception in New York on Wednesday, the last day of a trip to attend the U.N. General Assembly that Erdogan had said would include.. Reuters - Published
"If you want to invest in a market where the latest trends and features are appreciated, come to India. If you want to invest in start-ups with a huge market, come to India," Modi said. DNA - Published
At the Bloomberg Global Forum in the United States, PM Modi said, " Now in the coming years, India is going to invest 1.3 trillion dollars in modern infrastructure. Also, lakhs of crores of rupees are.. DNA - Published
India has no problem talking to Pakistan but it has a problem talking to “Terroristan”, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said in New York, asserting that Islamabad has created an entire.. IndiaTimes - Published
The leaders deliberated on a wide range of issues, including sharing of development experiences for attainment of sustainable development goals (SDGs), enhancing cooperation in renewable energy,.. IndiaTimes - Published
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for the immediate release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and other dual nationals imprisoned in Iran during a meeting with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani in.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in held a summit in New York on Monday to discuss plans to restart U.S.-North Korea talks, as Seoul's spy agency said the.. Reuters - Published