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US special envoy to discuss DPRK with Ja

Washington, May 30 (Xinhua): US Special Representative for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Stephen Biegun would travel to Singapore to discuss DPRK-related issues with South Korean and Japanese diplomats, US State Department said.

Trump plays down North Korea's missile t

Tokyo, May 26 (Sputnik): US President Donald Trump said he was not disturbed by North Korea's short range missile tests and still had confidence that the country's leader Kim Jong Un would keep his promise to denuclearize the Korean peninsula.

Donald Trump calls PM Modi to congratula

Washington, May 25 (UNI): US President Donald Trump on Friday telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his sweeping victory in the country's general elections.

Uzbekistan declares Navoi region as free

Tashkent, May 24 (IBNS): The Navoi region of the Republic of Uzbekistan was recently declared a free economic zone and opened for innovative, high-tech, export-oriented and import-substituting projects.

US President Donald Trump orders intelli

Moscow, May 24 (Sputnik): US President Donald Trump authorized the US intelligence community to engage in an investigation led by US Attorney General William Barr into surveillance activities surrounding his 2016 presidential election campaign, the White House has said.

Trump to visit Ireland on June 5 to meet

Washington, May 22 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump will visit Ireland in early June for a bilateral meeting with Irish Prime Minister Taoiseach Varadkar in Shannon, the White House said in a press release.

Trump nominates ex-aerospace corporation

Washington, May 22 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump said in a statement that he has selected former Aerospace Corporation Chairwoman Barbara Barrett to be the next US Secretary of the Air Force.

US delays implementation of Huawei trade

Washington, May 21 (Sputnik/UNI) The US government will delay the implementation of a ban on trading with Chinese telecom giant Huawei for another 90 days, the Commerce Department said in a notice posted in the Federal Register.

Chinese-made drones may be stealing data

Washington, May 21 (Sputnik/UNI) The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in an alert on Monday warned that Chinese-made drones may be stealing data from American companies and government agencies on behalf of Beijing.

Brazil: Bar shooting kills eleven people

Rio de Janeiro, May 20 (Xinhua): At least 11 people were shot and killed in a bar in Brazil's northern state of Para, police said.

Trump foretells 'official end of Iran' i

Moscow, May 20 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump has threatened Iran with an "official end" if it dares to start a "fight" against Washington.

Trump says he supports states' toughened

Washington, May 19 (Xinhua/UNI) US President Donald Trump on Saturday took a "strongly Pro-Life" stance while supporting some exceptions in response to the controversial abortion ban by Alabama.

Two killed in helicopter crash in US sta

Los Angeles, May 18 (Xinhua/UNI) Two people were killed in a helicopter crash in the western U.S. state of Utah on Friday, authorities said.

US Judge orders conditional release of 4

Washington, May 18 (Sputnik/UNI) A US judge on Friday ordered the release of four American activists who were arrested during a police raid on the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington on the condition that they do not try to return to the diplomatic facility.

US, Canada in joint statement confirm ag

Washington, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) The United States and Canada said in a joint statement on Friday that they will lift all tariffs on aluminum and steel products they imposed on the other within two days.

Donald Trump unveils new immigration pol

Washington, May 17 (UNI): US President Donald Trump has unveiled new 'merit-based' immigration policy plans that aim to increase the proportion of skilled migration to the country.

F-16 fighter jet crashes into California

Washington, May 17 (UNI): A US F-16 fighter jet crashed outside March Air Reserve Base near the city of Perris in southern California, the base has confirmed, adding that five people on the ground were injured.

Pompeo says Russia not interested in loo

Moscow, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said Russia and the United States had overlapping interests concerning North Korea, adding that Moscow, particularly, sought to ensure "there aren't loose nuclear materials floating around in the region."

US-Russian counterterrorism cooperation

Moscow, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) US-Russian counterterrorism cooperation has helped to protect lives of Russian nationals and step up the United States' security, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo has said.

Pompeo says reducing violence in Afghani

Moscow, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) The reduction of violence in Afghanistan meets interests of both Russia and the United States, since both Washington and Moscow are concerned over terrorist threat coming from the Middle Eastern country, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo has said.

Trump terminates preferential trade tari

Moscow, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump said he has decided to end the preferential trading regime with Turkey under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) as of Friday.

US senators introduce Arctic drilling ba

Washington, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) More than a dozen US Democratic senators introduced a ban on drilling in the Arctic Ocean to protect ecosystems in the region and the global economy.

US democratic lawmakers say Trump's new

Washington, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) Democratic lawmakers in US Congress have indicated that President Donald Trump's new merit-based immigration plan has no chance of becoming law.

US needs to launch probe after latest mi

Washington, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) The Trump administration should allow an independent investigation of its immigration detention centers after the most recent death of a migrant child in US custody earlier this week, Border Network for Human Rights Executive Director Fernando Garcia said in a press release on Thursday.

Trump declares national emergency over I

Washington, May 16 (UNI): US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from "foreign adversaries".

US-led coalition on 'High Alert' over po

Washington, May 15 (Sputnik/UNI) The US-led coalition is on high alert as it monitors credible threats to American forces in Iraq, US Central Command spokesman Bill Urban said in a statement.

US border wall construction to cause ‘

Washington, May 15 (Sputnik/UNI) The Trump Administration’s plan to suspend or waive more than 40 environmental laws in order to extend its proposed border wall across two US states will damage ecosystems and harm wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) said in a press release.

Pence discusses China, Venezuela with Ca

Washington, May 14 (Sputnik/UNI) US Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed the ongoing humanitarian and political crisis in Venezuela as well as China’s coercive economic practices, the White House said in readout of their phone call on Tuesday.

Trump dismisses report about US consider

Washington, May 15 (Xinhua/UNI) US President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed a New York Times report about US top security officials reviewing a plan to send as many as 120,000 troops to the Middle East to counter Iran.

US decides to deport 65 Pakistanis

Washington, May 14 (UNI) Two weeks after the Trump administration imposed visa sanctions on Pakistan, a special chartered plane will take some 65 Pakistani citizens home as they have been deported by the United States.

Trump vows Iran to face 'Bad Problem' if

Washington, May 14 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that Iran would suffer a "bad problem" if it decides to attack any oil tankers in the Middle East.

Trump says he has not made decision on t

Washington, May 14 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump told reporters on Monday that he has not yet decided on whether he would impose tariffs on an additional $325 billion of imports from China.

Trump, Xi likely to meet at G20 summit i

Washington, May 12 (Sputnik) US President Donald Trump may meet his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at G20 summit in Japan at the end of June, White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow said in an interview with Fox News, released on Sunday.

Trump reiterates criticism of Mueller re

Moscow, May 12 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump continued on Sunday his Twitter tirade against Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election, saying that the "witch hunt" must never be allowed to happen again.

Canada PM Justin Trudeau discusses devel

Moscow, May 11 (Sputnik): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed the latest developments in the Chinese-US trade talks in a phone calls with US President Donald Trump, Trudeau's press service said in a statement.

Trump's $200 billion tariff hike on Chin

Washington, May 10 (UNI): The Donald Trumps administration's decision to increase 25 per cent tariff on 200-billion-dollar worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday after trade talks failed to achieve any major breakthrough.

Pentagon confirms N Korea flight-tested

Washigton, May 10 (Sputnik) The US Defence Department can confirm that North Korea tested multiple ballistic missiles that flew east to distances in excess of 300 kilometers (186 miles), Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col Dave Eastburn said in a statement.

Pompeo says visited Baghdad to reassure

Washington, May 8 (Sputnik/UNI):  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters he paid a surprise quick visit to Iraq to pledge US support to the Baghdad government amid reports of troubling indications from Iran.

US suspects Iran of moving ballistic mis

Washington, May 8 (Sputnik/UNI) The United States suspects Iran of moving its short-range ballistic missiles by sea to the Persian Gulf, local media have reported, citing unnamed US officials with knowledge of the situation.

Trump pardon for Army officer convicted

Washington, May 7 (Sputnik/UNI) President Donald Trump’s pardon of a former US Army officer convicted of murdering an Iraqi prisoner undermines US military morale and places serving troops in greater danger, Human Rights First (HRF) President and CEO Michael Breen said on Tuesday.

Four people hospitalized after explosion

Washington, May 4 (Sputnik/UNI) Four people have been hospitalized following an explosion at a chemical plant in the US city of Waukegan, Illinois, local media reported on Saturday, citing the spokesman for the Waukegan Fire Department.

120 civilians killed in 2018 US overseas

Washington, May 3 (Xinhua/UNI) Around 120 civilians were killed by US overseas military operations in 2018, said a report released Thursday by the US Department of Defense (DOD).

Tibetan animated drama "Hello, Zooma" ta

Lhasa, May 3 (Xinhua) Tibet's first animated drama to go global, "Hello, Zooma," has attracted customers from countries including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Italy and Germany.

Canada house fire kills five

Ottawa, May 3 (Xinhua): A woman and four children were killed in a house fire in Ontario, Canada Thursday, according to CTV.

Five killed in Canada house fire

Ottawa, May 2 (Xinhua/UNI) A woman and four children were killed in a house fire in Ontario, Canada Thursday, according to CTV.

Canada: Assessment bill is a threat to t

Edmonton, May 2 (IBNS): Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has said the environment assessment bill, if passed, will be a threat to Canada's unity, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Airstrikes kill 4 militants

Tirin Kot, May 2 (Xinhua): At least four militants have been killed and three others injured as the security forces' fighting aircraft targeted Taliban hideouts outside Tirin Kot city, the capital of southern Uruzgan province, said an army statement released here Thursday.

US Sec of State Pompeo credits UN's desi

Washington, May 2 (IBNS): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has referred to the United Nation Security Council (UNSC)'s designation of terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as the global terrorist as a "victory for American diplomacy".

Canada supports partners to prevent gend

Ottawa, May 1 (IBNS): Pam Damoff, Parliamentary Secretary for the Canada's Minister of Health, on behalf of  Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Canada Minister of Health has made an  announcement about Government of Canada’s commitment to end gender-based violence in funding more than $6.4 million  for seven projects aimed at preventing teen and youth dating violence, media reports said. 

Ontario's first post-budget mission to N

New York City, May 1 (IBNS): Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Ontario Minister of Finance Vic Fedeli successfully wrapped their two-day first post-Budget mission to New York City, media reports said. 

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