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U.S. Vice President-elect Harris resigns from Senate

U.S. Vice President-elect Harris resigns from Senate

Washington DC (USA) Jan 19: U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris formally resigned from the Senate on Monday, two days before...

Several US Transport Companies Suspend Routes to Washington Over Security Concerns

Several US Transport Companies Suspend Routes to Washington...

Washington (US), January 17: Several US transport companies, including bus services Greyhound and Megabus, have suspended routes to Washington DC,...

UN chief condemns attack against convoy of UN mission in Mali

UN chief condemns attack against convoy of UN...

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday condemned the attack against a convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization...

Biden to Sign 'Roughly Dozen' Executive Actions on Inauguration Day, Chief of Staff Klain Says

Biden to Sign 'Roughly Dozen' Executive Actions on...

Washington (US), January 17: US President-elect Joe Biden is expected to sign executive orders addressing the coronavirus crisis, economic challenges,...

Domestic Terrorists Planning Inauguration Day Riots in New York - State Attorney General

Domestic Terrorists Planning Inauguration Day Riots in New...

Washington (US), January 14: The US state of New York is bracing for possible Inauguration Day riots, and has warned...

Schumer Says if Trump Convicted Senate to Hold Vote to Bar Him From Running Again

Schumer Says if Trump Convicted Senate to Hold...

Washington (US), January 13: The US Senate will vote on whether to bar US President Donald Trump from running for...

US Senate Unlikely to Convict Trump Despite Republican Desire to Leave Him Behind, Analyst Opines

US Senate Unlikely to Convict Trump Despite Republican...

Washington (US), January 14: The US Senate is unlikely to convict President Donald Trump despite Republican hopes to put him...

US House to Vote on Impeaching Trump Over Capitol Hill 'Insurrection'

US House to Vote on Impeaching Trump Over...

Washington (US), January 13: The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives is expected to vote on Wednesday to impeach President Donald...

Biden to Appoint Foreign Policy Expert Campbell as Asia Czar, Reports Suggest

Biden to Appoint Foreign Policy Expert Campbell as...

Washington (US), January 13: US President-elect Joe Biden will appoint veteran foreign policy expert Kurt Campbell to the newly created...

Mutant Coronavirus Strain Hits State of Maryland Bordering US Capital

Mutant Coronavirus Strain Hits State of Maryland Bordering...

Washington (US), January 13: The state of Maryland, adjacent to Washington DC, confirmed two cases of the highly-contagious mutation of...

US to Require Negative COVID-19 Test for All Air Passengers Beginning January 26

US to Require Negative COVID-19 Test for All...

Washington (US), January 13: All air passengers will be required to present a negative coronavirus test result prior to boarding...

US Congresswoman Omar Urges Biden Administration to Cancel Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia

US Congresswoman Omar Urges Biden Administration to Cancel...

Washington (US), January 13: The incoming Biden administration, after taking power on January 20, must cancel outgoing President Donald Trump's...

US House Republican Leaders Not Lobbying Members Against Second Trump Impeachment - Reports

US House Republican Leaders Not Lobbying Members Against...

Washington (US), January 13: Republican leaders in the US House of Representatives are not actively preventing members of their party...

US Arrests Man for Threatening Attacks During Biden Inauguration

US Arrests Man for Threatening Attacks During Biden...

Washington (US), January 13: Authorities have arrested a man who threatened to kill any Democrat seen at the White House...

NYS expands eligible pool of trainees for COVID-19 vaccination

NYS expands eligible pool of trainees for COVID-19...

New York (US), January 9: New York State is encouraging eligible New Yorkers to take the required trainings to become...

White House coronavirus task force warns of possible "USA variant" fueling spread White House, Coronavirus, US

White House coronavirus task force warns of possible...

Washington (US), January 9: There would be a more transmissible variant of the coronavirus that evolved in the United States...

U.S. suffers record-high daily cases, deaths, hospitalizations

U.S. suffers record-high daily cases, deaths, hospitalizations

Washington (US), January 8: The United States witnessed another grim milestone on Wednesday amid the chaos at the Capitol, with...

California reports record daily rise in COVID-19 deaths on New Year's Day

California reports record daily rise in COVID-19 deaths...

California (US), January 2: California reported its highest daily rise in COVID-19 deaths on New Year's Day since the onset...

U.S. Congress votes to override Trump's veto of massive defense bill

U.S. Congress votes to override Trump's veto of...

Washington (US), January 2: The U.S. Congress has voted to override President Donald Trump's veto of a 740.5-billion-U.S.-dollar defense policy...

Experts warn of catastrophic post-holiday COVID-19 surge in U.S.

Experts warn of catastrophic post-holiday COVID-19 surge in...

Washington (US), December 31: As lots of Americans are heading home or traveling for holidays, public health experts are warning...

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 340,000: Johns Hopkins University

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 340,000: Johns Hopkins University

New York (US), December 31: U.S. COVID-19 deaths surpassed 340,000 on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Center for Systems Science...

UN confirms closure of Darfur peacekeeping mission

UN confirms closure of Darfur peacekeeping mission

United Nations, December 31: The joint United Nations-African Union mission in the Darfur region of Sudan (UNAMID) will officially end...

Over 10 mln children to suffer from acute malnutrition in 2021: UNICEF

Over 10 mln children to suffer from acute...

United Nations, December 31: More than 10 million children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), northeast Nigeria, the...

UN chief appoints Hiro Mizuno as special envoy on innovative finance, sustainable investments

UN chief appoints Hiro Mizuno as special envoy...

United Nations, December 31: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday announced the appointment of Hiro Mizuno of Japan as...

UN condemns deadly Aden airport attack

UN condemns deadly Aden airport attack

United Nations, December 31: The United Nations on Wednesday strongly condemned the deadly attack on Aden airport, which reportedly has...

UN chief appoints Lynn Hastings as deputy special coordinator for Mideast peace process

UN chief appoints Lynn Hastings as deputy special...

United Nations, December 31: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday announced the appointment of Lynn Hastings of Canada as...

UN chief appoints Anita Kiki Gbeho as deputy special representative for UN mission in Somalia

UN chief appoints Anita Kiki Gbeho as deputy...

United Nations, December 31: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday announced the appointment of Anita Kiki Gbeho of Ghana...