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Directed radio frequency plausible cause of 'Havana syndrome,' US govt report finds

Directed radio frequency plausible cause of 'Havana syndrome,' US govt report finds

"Directed" radio frequency is the most plausible explanation for mysterious symptoms experienced by diplomats stationed in US embassies in Havana and elsewhere, a US government report said on Saturday.

Pompeo heads to see allies who are turning page on Trump

Pompeo heads to see allies who are turning page on Trump

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo faces an elephant in the room as he begins a seven-nation trip to US allies -- they have congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his victory and he most certainly has not.

Threat to evacuate US diplomats from Iraq raises fear of war

Threat to evacuate US diplomats from Iraq raises fear of war

Washington has made preparations to withdraw diplomats from Iraq after warning Baghdad it could shut its embassy, two Iraqi officials and two Western diplomats said, a step Iraqis fear could turn their country into a battle zone.

Pompeo presses China but acknowledges 'no certainty' virus from lab

Pompeo presses China but acknowledges 'no certainty' virus from lab

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday renewed his widely contested charge that the coronavirus pandemic likely originated in a Chinese laboratory, but acknowledged there was no certainty.

Pompeo says 'enormous evidence' virus came from Wuhan lab

Pompeo says 'enormous evidence' virus came from Wuhan lab

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that there was "enormous evidence" that the coronavirus pandemic originated in a laboratory in Wuhan, China.

Rouhani: US has lost opportunity to lift Iran sanctions amid coronavirus

Rouhani: US has lost opportunity to lift Iran sanctions amid coronavirus

Iran's president said on Wednesday that, with the advent of the coronavirus, the United States had missed a historic opportunity to lift sanctions on his country

US, Taliban set to sign historic deal

US, Taliban set to sign historic deal

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Friday that the US and the Taliban have reached an "understanding" that could result in a "reduction in violence" in Afghanistan.

US Pompeo urges Kazakhstan to join it in pressing China over Uighur rights

US Pompeo urges Kazakhstan to join it in pressing China over Uighur rights

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Kazakhstan on Sunday to join Washington in pressing China over its treatment of Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang province

US Secretary of State Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip to focus on Iraq

US Secretary of State Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip to focus on Iraq

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday postponed a trip to Ukraine so he could focus on the situation in Iraq after demonstrators attacked the US embassy.

A lot of progress made with Iran, says Trump

A lot of progress made with Iran, says Trump

US President Donald Trump said yesterday "a lot of progress" had been made towards ending a volatile stand-off with Iran, with his top diplomat saying Tehran had signalled willingness to negotiate over its disputed ballistic missile programme.

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions.

GCC rift not in the best interest of world: Pompeo

GCC rift not in the best interest of world: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called for an end to a long-running row between a Saudi-led bloc of countries and neighbouring Qatar.