China halts dialogue with US on military, climate over Pelosi Taiwan trip

China halts dialogue with US on military, climate over Pelosi Taiwan trip

China announced on Friday it was halting dialogue with the United States in a number of areas, including between theater-level military commanders and on climate talks, in an escalating furore over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan

US to drop Covid tests for incoming air travel

US to drop Covid tests for incoming air travel

The United States announced Friday that Covid-19 tests would no longer be required for international travelers arriving by air, a major step in the country's gradual lifting of pandemic restrictions.

S.Korea, US, Japan lambaste N.Korea missile tests, urge return to talks

S.Korea, US, Japan lambaste N.Korea missile tests, urge return to talks

North Korea's recent missile tests were "serious, unlawful" provocations, senior officials from South Korea, the United States and Japan said on Wednesday, urging Pyongyang to return to dialogue and accept offers of Covid-19 aid.

S. Korea, US fire ballistic missiles in response to N. Korea tests

S. Korea, US fire ballistic missiles in response to N. Korea tests

South Korea and the United States fired eight ballistic missiles on Monday in response to North Korean weapons tests the previous day, Seoul's military said.

US, South Korea, Japan envoys meet on North Korea nuclear tension

US, South Korea, Japan envoys meet on North Korea nuclear tension

Officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan met in Seoul on Friday for talks on North Korea amid signs the isolated country is preparing to conduct a nuclear test for the first time since 2017.

US-Afghan meeting in Doha discusses political, security and humanitarian Issues

US-Afghan meeting in Doha discusses political, security and humanitarian Issues

High-level officials from the United States met with a delegation from the caretaker government of Afghanistan for two days in Doha, QNA reported.

N.Korea fires missile, accuses US of 'double standards

N.Korea fires missile, accuses US of 'double standards

North Korea fired a missile towards the sea off its east coast on Tuesday, South Korea's military said, as Pyongyang called on the United States and South Korea to scrap their "double standards" on weapons programmes to restart talks.

beIN launches offers packed with the best in sports and entertainment

beIN launches offers packed with the best in sports and entertainment

Global sports and entertainment broadcaster, beIN Media Group, has launched offers to celebrate the start of a new season of sports, coupled with new entertainment content for the entire family.

 Qatar-based firm sues two Trump backers for orchestrating anti-Qatar campaign

Qatar-based firm sues two Trump backers for orchestrating anti-Qatar campaign

A lawsuit has been filed by Mosafer, Inc., in the United States District Court in Los Angeles against Elliott Broidy and George Nader for "illegally orchestrating and executing a sophisticated—and secret—assault against Qatar and Qatari businesses on behalf of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)."

US tops Tokyo medals table after late surge By Amy Tennery

US tops Tokyo medals table after late surge By Amy Tennery

A late surge put the United States at the top of the medals table on the final day as the Americans closed the book on the Tokyo Olympics.

New US envoy for North Korea looks forward to 'positive response' on dialogue

New US envoy for North Korea looks forward to 'positive response' on dialogue

The United States' new top envoy for North Korea said on Monday in Seoul that he looks forward to a "positive response soon" on dialogue from North Korea.

US boosts Taiwan's Covid-19 fight with vaccines as senators visit

US boosts Taiwan's Covid-19 fight with vaccines as senators visit

The United States will donate 750,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan as part of the country's plan to share shots globally, US Senator Tammy Duckworth said on Sunday, offering a much-needed boost to the island's fight against the pandemic.