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U.S. strikes Iranian-backed militia targets in Syria: Pentagon

U.S. strikes Iranian-backed militia targets in Syria: Pentagon

Washington DC (USA) Feb 26: The Pentagon confirmed on Thursday that the U.S. military had conducted airstrikes against infrastructure utilized...

U.S. House passes legislation advocating for LGBTQ rights

U.S. House passes legislation advocating for LGBTQ rights

Washington DC (USA) Feb 26: The U.S. House on Thursday voted to pass an act that will prohibit discrimination based...

UN Chief to convene 5+1 meeting on Cyprus in Geneva April 27-29

UN Chief to convene 5+1 meeting on Cyprus...

United Nations, February 25: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will convene an informal five-plus-one meeting on the Cyprus issue in...

US Border Patrol says large groups of illegal migrants coming to southern border

US Border Patrol says large groups of illegal...

Washington (US), February 25: US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said agents operating in region of the Rio Grande Valley...

Biden revokes Trump-era visa ban affecting many green card applicants

Biden revokes Trump-era visa ban affecting many green...

Washington (US), February 25: U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked an executive action by his predecessor banning legal immigration...

Human rights must not only be available to privileged few, warns UN chief

Human rights must not only be available to...

United Nations, February 25: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that human rights must not only be available...

U.S. economy remains far from employment, inflation goals: Fed official

U.S. economy remains far from employment, inflation goals:...

Washington (US), February 25: The U.S. economy remains far from the Federal Reserve's goals for employment and inflation, and monetary...

U.S. missile defense 'clearly focused' on N. Korea: Gen. Hyten

U.S. missile defense 'clearly focused' on N. Korea:...

Washington (US), February 24: The United States' missile defense capability is "clearly" focused on North Korea and must continue to...

US 'deeply troubled' by arrest of opposition leaders in Georgia

US 'deeply troubled' by arrest of opposition leaders...

Washington (US), February 24: The US administration is deeply concerned over the arrest of opposition leaders in Georgia, State Department...

Biden, Canada's Trudeau agree to counter Chinese influence, modernize NORAD

Biden, Canada's Trudeau agree to counter Chinese influence,...

Washington (US), February 24: President Joe Biden after a virtual meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said both leaders...

U.S., S. Korea may discuss Iran sanctions but no money transferred yet: State Dept

U.S., S. Korea may discuss Iran sanctions but...

Washington (US), February 24: The United States and South Korea may discuss the proposed release of Iranian funds held in...

Israel opposition leader Lapid promises to disengage country from US domestic politics

Israel opposition leader Lapid promises to disengage country...

Washington (US), February 23: Israel's opposition leader Yair Lapid on Monday accused Benjamin Netanyahu of straining the country's relations with...

Brazil to start producing COVID-19 vaccine in first half of 2021

Brazil to start producing COVID-19 vaccine in first...

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), February 23: Brazil will begin to produce a COVID-19 vaccine in the first half of 2021,...

Blinken welcomes EU decision to sanction Russia over Navalny situation

Blinken welcomes EU decision to sanction Russia over...

Washington (US), February 23: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has welcomed the decision of the European Union to slap...

US Sanctions 2 Myanmar Generals Over Coup, Blinken Warns of More Action

US Sanctions 2 Myanmar Generals Over Coup, Blinken...

Washington (US), February 23: US government sanctioned two individuals in connection with the military coup in Myanmar, the Treasury...

Texans Outraged US Energy Capital Unprepared for Winter Storm

Texans Outraged US Energy Capital Unprepared for Winter...

Washington (US), February 23: Texans are irate the US energy capital's infrastructure was unable to withstand the recent winter storms...

White House anticipates backlog of vaccine doses to be delivered by mid-week

White House anticipates backlog of vaccine doses to...

Washington (US), February 23: The Biden administration expects all backlog vaccine doses to be delivered by the middle of the...

U.S. Supreme Court clears way for prosecutors to access Trump's financial records

U.S. Supreme Court clears way for prosecutors to...

Washington (US), February 23: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against former President Donald Trump's effort to shield his financial records...

NYS COVID-19 positivity rate down to lowest level since Nov 23: Governor

NYS COVID-19 positivity rate down to lowest level...

New York (US), February 21: The COVID-19 positivity rate in New York State on Friday was 3.06 percent, the lowest...

U.S. reports over 3 mln child COVID-19 cases

U.S. reports over 3 mln child COVID-19 cases

Washington DC (USA) Feb 18: Over 3 million children in the United States have tested positive for COVID-19 since the...

UN chief urges G20 to prepare "Global Vaccination Plan"

UN chief urges G20 to prepare "Global Vaccination...

New York (USA) Feb 18: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday proposed that the Group of 20 (G20) set up...

Independent Commission to Be Created to Investigate January 6 Events, US House Speaker Says

Independent Commission to Be Created to Investigate January...

Washington (US), February 16: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the US Congress will establish a special commission to investigate the...

Brazil reports 54,742 new COVID-19 cases

Brazil reports 54,742 new COVID-19 cases

Sao Paulo (Brazil), February 12: Brazil registered 54,742 COVID-19 infections and 1,351 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the...

Argentina opens healthcare centers at tourism resorts to treat COVID-19

Argentina opens healthcare centers at tourism resorts to...

Buenos Aires (Argentina), February 12: Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez on Thursday unveiled a series of new modular healthcare centers at...

Cooperation between China, U.S. very important to int'l community, says UN chief

Cooperation between China, U.S. very important to int'l...

Unites Nations, February 12: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that cooperation between China and the United States...

UN reports 79 pct rise in Haitians needing aid over last February

UN reports 79 pct rise in Haitians needing...

United Nations, February 12: Humanitarians at the United Nations on Thursday reported a 79 percent increase over last February in...

U.S. imposes sanctions against Myanmar's military leaders, entities

U.S. imposes sanctions against Myanmar's military leaders, entities

Washington (US), February 12: The United States on Thursday announced a series of sanctions against multiple Myanmar's military leaders and...