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Taliban praise continued US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Taliban praise continued US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

The Taliban welcomed the latest withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan with the insurgents' spokesman Saturday calling the continued reduction of American forces a ‘good advancement’ ...

US carries out 13th and final execution under Trump administration

US carries out 13th and final execution under Trump administration

The US government early on Saturday carried out the 13th and final federal execution under President Donald Trump's administration, just days before President-elect Joe Biden takes office ...

Five Hong Kong democracy protesters seek asylum in the US

Five Hong Kong democracy protesters seek asylum in the US

Five Hong Kong democracy protesters who reportedly fled to Taiwan have arrived in the United States intending to seek asylum, an activist group said on Saturday.

A historic second impeachment for Trump

A historic second impeachment for Trump

Donald Trump on Wednesday became the first president in U.S. history to be impeached twice, as 10 of his fellow Republicans joined Democrats in the House of Representatives to charge him with inciting an insurrection in last week’s violent rampage in the Capitol.

US to require negative Covid-19 tests for arriving international air passengers

US to require negative Covid-19 tests for arriving international air passengers

Nearly all air travellers will need to present a negative coronavirus test to enter the United States under expanded test testing requirements announced on Tuesday.

UK court to hear bail plea for WikiLeaks' Assange

UK court to hear bail plea for WikiLeaks' Assange

Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will on Wednesday argue he should be released from a British prison on bail, pending Washington's appeal against a decision not to extradite him to the United States.

US logs more than 3,900 Covid deaths in new 24hr record: Johns Hopkins

US logs more than 3,900 Covid deaths in new 24hr record: Johns Hopkins

The United States broke its own record for the number of daily deaths from Covid-19 yet again Tuesday, recording 3,936 fatalities in 24 hours, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins university.

US Department of State welcomes reopening of Qatar-Saudi borders

US Department of State welcomes reopening of Qatar-Saudi borders

The US Department of State welcomed the decision to open the airspace and the land and sea borders between Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

US will require negative Covid-19 tests for all UK passengers — CDC

US will require negative Covid-19 tests for all UK passengers — CDC

The US government will require all airline passengers arriving from the United Kingdom to test negative for Covid-19 within 72 hours of departure starting Monday amid concerns about a new coronavirus variant that may be more transmissible.

US strategic dialogue identifies new opportunities in the Gulf

US strategic dialogue identifies new opportunities in the Gulf

US strategic dialogues have identified new opportunities to support the growth of diversified, innovative, and knowledge-based economies across the Gulf, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arabian Gulf Affairs Timothy Lenderking has said.

US hails Qatar's openness to resolve Gulf crisis

US hails Qatar's openness to resolve Gulf crisis

A senior official of the US Department of State has lauded Kuwait’s continuous mediation efforts and Qatar’s commitment and openness in resolving the Gulf diplomatic crisis, expressing optimism that “GCC could play the role it traditionally has in serving as united block.”

Brexit means UK can't impose tariffs in aircraft dispute, US says

Brexit means UK can't impose tariffs in aircraft dispute, US says

Washington warned London on Wednesday that its exit from the European Union means Britain cannot impose tariffs on the US in a dispute over aviation industry subsidies.