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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.

US targets Belarus with sanctions amid Western outcry over plane

US targets Belarus with sanctions amid Western outcry over plane

The United States on Friday announced punitive measures against Belarus targeting the regime of strongman President Alexander Lukashenko, who met with Russian leader Vladimir Putin amid a global outcry over the forced diversion of a European plane.

1,000-year-old 'stolen' artefacts to return to Thailand from US

1,000-year-old 'stolen' artefacts to return to Thailand from US

Two ancient sandstone artefacts believed to have been stolen from Thailand during the Vietnam War are set to return from the United States Friday night, officials say.

Turkey rejects US nod to 'genocide'

Turkey rejects US nod to 'genocide'

Turkey Saturday accused the United States of trying to rewrite history, resoundingly rejecting US President Joe Biden's decision to formally recognise the Armenian genocide.

US hits vaccine milestone as NZealand, Australia open travel bubble

US hits vaccine milestone as NZealand, Australia open travel bubble

The hard-hit United States has passed a hopeful milestone as half its adults have had at least one Covid vaccine dose and from Monday all its over 18s will be eligible to get their shot.

US, China commit to climate cooperation ahead of key summit

US, China commit to climate cooperation ahead of key summit

The United States and China are "committed to cooperating" on the pressing issue of climate change, the two sides said Saturday, issuing the pledge days ahead of a key summit hosted by President Joe Biden.