U.S. Senate confirms Biden's pick Cecilia Rouse to lead White House Economic...

Washington (US), March 3: U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to confirm Cecilia Rouse, a Princeton University economist, to lead the White House Council of...

Donald Trump received coronavirus vaccine before leaving White House: media

Washington (US), March 2: Both former U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump received coronavirus vaccine in private before leaving the White House...

State Department says strong trilateral relationships among S. Korea, U.S., Japan enhance...

Washington (US), March 2: "Strong, close" relationships among South Korea, the United States and Japan advance their shared goals of regional peace, the U.S. State...

IMF chief calls for strong G20 policies to counter "dangerous divergence"

Washington (US), February 27: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Friday called for "strong and determined action" from Group of 20 (G20)...

Argentine health minister tests positive for COVID-19

Buenos Aires (Argentina), February 27: Argentine Health Minister Carla Vizzotti on Friday said she had tested positive for COVID-19 and entered quarantine.

Biden warns Iran to "be careful" after U.S. airstrikes

Washington (US), February 27: U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday warned Iran to "be careful" when asked what message he was sending to Iran with...

UN Security Council demands COVID-19 vaccine ceasefires

United Nations, February 27: The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously passed a resolution calling on all member states to support a "sustained humanitarian pause"...

Canada will Review US Khashoggi report, wants full Saudi inquiry into murder

Toronto (Canada), February 27: Canada will review the US intelligence report on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey...

Russian Embassy in Canada denounces Ottawa's attempts to question status of Crimea

Toronto (Canada), February 27: The Russian Embassy in Canada denounced as "clear interference" in Russia's internal affairs the refusal by Ottawa to recognize the country's...

California tops 50,000 COVID-19 deaths

California (USA) Feb 26: The California authority reported Thursday that the United States' most populous state had 50,991 deaths from COVID-19, about one-tenth of the...

U.S. records nearly 2,000 coronavirus variants infections as new variant detected in...

Washington DC (USA) Feb 26: Nearly 2,000 infection cases of coronavirus variants have been reported in the United States, according to the latest data of...

U.S. strikes Iranian-backed militia targets in Syria: Pentagon

Washington DC (USA) Feb 26: The Pentagon confirmed on Thursday that the U.S. military had conducted airstrikes against infrastructure utilized by Iranian-backed militant groups in...

U.S. House passes legislation advocating for LGBTQ rights

Washington DC (USA) Feb 26: The U.S. House on Thursday voted to pass an act that will prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender...

UN Chief to convene 5+1 meeting on Cyprus in Geneva April 27-29

United Nations, February 25: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will convene an informal five-plus-one meeting on the Cyprus issue in Geneva on April 27-29, United...

US Border Patrol says large groups of illegal migrants coming to southern...

Washington (US), February 25: US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said agents operating in region of the Rio Grande Valley Texas, are continuing to see...

Biden revokes Trump-era visa ban affecting many green card applicants

Washington (US), February 25: U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked an executive action by his predecessor banning legal immigration for family members of U.S....

Human rights must not only be available to privileged few, warns UN...

United Nations, February 25: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that human rights must not only be available to the privileged few and...

U.S. economy remains far from employment, inflation goals: Fed official

Washington (US), February 25: The U.S. economy remains far from the Federal Reserve's goals for employment and inflation, and monetary policy will continue to provide...

U.S. missile defense 'clearly focused' on N. Korea: Gen. Hyten

Washington (US), February 24: The United States' missile defense capability is "clearly" focused on North Korea and must continue to advance to

US 'deeply troubled' by arrest of opposition leaders in Georgia

Washington (US), February 24: The US administration is deeply concerned over the arrest of opposition leaders in Georgia, State Department spokesperson Ned Price told reporters...

Biden, Canada's Trudeau agree to counter Chinese influence, modernize NORAD

Washington (US), February 24: President Joe Biden after a virtual meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said both leaders agreed to coordinate on numerous...

U.S., S. Korea may discuss Iran sanctions but no money transferred yet:...

Washington (US), February 24: The United States and South Korea may discuss the proposed release of Iranian funds held in South Korea, but no money...

Israel opposition leader Lapid promises to disengage country from US domestic politics

Washington (US), February 23: Israel's opposition leader Yair Lapid on Monday accused Benjamin Netanyahu of straining the country's relations with the new Biden administration in...

Brazil to start producing COVID-19 vaccine in first half of 2021

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), February 23: Brazil will begin to produce a COVID-19 vaccine in the first half of 2021, a state-run biological sciences institution...

Blinken welcomes EU decision to sanction Russia over Navalny situation

Washington (US), February 23: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has welcomed the decision of the European Union to slap sanctions against Russia under the...

US Sanctions 2 Myanmar Generals Over Coup, Blinken Warns of More Action

Washington (US), February 23: US government sanctioned two individuals in connection with the military coup in Myanmar, the Treasury Department said in a statement.

Texans Outraged US Energy Capital Unprepared for Winter Storm

Washington (US), February 23: Texans are irate the US energy capital's infrastructure was unable to withstand the recent winter storms and frustrated over the lack...