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US envoy to UN to visit Taiwan; China says playing with fire

US envoy to UN to visit Taiwan; China says playing with fire

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, will visit Taiwan next week for meetings with senior Taiwanese leaders, Taiwan's government and the US mission to the UN said, prompting China to warn they were playing with fire.

New virus variant hits US as Biden vows all-out effort

New virus variant hits US as Biden vows all-out effort

The new variant of coronavirus was detected for the first time Tuesday in the United States and Latin America as President-elect Joe Biden vowed to significantly ramp up the vaccination drive.

US FDA authorizes Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use

US FDA authorizes Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use

The United States said it authorized the use of Pfizer Inc's Covid-19 vaccine on Friday, with the first inoculations expected within days, marking a turning point in a country where the pandemic has killed more than 295,000 people.

Record US virus cases as reports say British queen to get vaccine soon

Record US virus cases as reports say British queen to get vaccine soon

The United States notched a record number of coronavirus cases in 24 hours for the third day running, as it was reported that Britain's Queen Elizabeth II will get a vaccine within weeks

Making America United Again

Making America United Again

In the last couple of decades, ever since the George W Bush administration, we have been witnessing trends in US politics which flow from one end of the spectrum to the other.

Biden to name virus team as worldwide cases top 50 million

Biden to name virus team as worldwide cases top 50 million

The global tally of people infected by the coronavirus shot past 50 million on Monday, as United States President-elect Joe Biden geared up to name the scientists who will lead the country's response to its disastrous outbreak.

Biden vows virus action on 'day one' as Europe suffers under second wave

Biden vows virus action on 'day one' as Europe suffers under second wave

The United States reported record new coronavirus cases for the third day in a row, as Joe Biden vowed to act against the pandemic on "day one" if he wins the presidential election in the world's worst-hit nation.

Uncertain US election outcome opens way for protests

Uncertain US election outcome opens way for protests

After months of protests about racism and police brutality, the United States is now likely to see street demonstrations over the cliffhanger presidential election, after President Donald Trump falsely claimed victory and called for voting to stop.

US formally exits global climate pact amid election uncertainty

US formally exits global climate pact amid election uncertainty

The United States formally exited the Paris Agreement on Wednesday, fulfilling an old promise by President Donald Trump to withdraw the world's second-largest greenhouse gas emitter from the global pact to fight climate change.

After a campaign like no other, Americans rendering final verdict at polls

After a campaign like no other, Americans rendering final verdict at polls

Americans cast votes on Tuesday in the bitterly contested presidential race between incumbent Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden after a tumultuous four years under the businessman-turned-politician that have left the United States as deeply divided as at any time in recent history.

US reports world record of more than 100,000 Covid-19 cases in single day

US reports world record of more than 100,000 Covid-19 cases in single day

The United States set a new all-time high for coronavirus cases confirmed in a single 24-hour period on Friday, reporting just over 100,000 new infections to surpass the record total of 91,000 posted a day earlier

Europeans urge wider curbs as Covid sweeps continent, batters US

Europeans urge wider curbs as Covid sweeps continent, batters US

EU officials warned Europe to be ready for wider Covid restrictions as infections surged across the continent, France and Germany prepared curbs almost as strict as their spring lockdowns and cases soared across the United States.