Tag: US

Number of missing jumps to more than 1,000 in California fire

Los Angeles: The number of people missing in a devastating wildfire in northern California jumped to more than 1,000 on…

N. Korea swiftly expels US citizen amid nuclear talks

Seoul: North Korea said Friday it had expelled a US citizen who tried to enter illegally, an unusually swift resolution…

Almost 30,000 Afghan troops killed since 2015: Ghani

Washington: The death toll among Afghanistan's security forces is nearing 30,000 since the start of 2015, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani…

CNN reporter returns to White House after pass reinstated

Washington: The White House agreed Friday to allow CNN reporter Jim Acosta back in after a judge ruled that the…

Cold welcome at US-Mexico border for 2,000 caravan migrants

Tijuana: Mexican authorities said Friday more than 2,000 Central Americans from a migrant caravan heading toward the United States have…

US Senate votes against blocking Bahrain arms sale

Washington: The US Senate on Thursday rejected a long-shot effort to block $300 million in arms sales to Bahrain, as…

US politician stands to win election by one vote

Chicago: It was an oft-repeated mantra of the hotly-contested US midterm elections: "Every vote counts." That turned out to be…

CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince behind Khashoggi murder: report

Washington: The US Central Intelligence Agency has concluded Saudi's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the killing of…

Trump says China wants trade deal, more tariffs may not be needed

Washington: President Donald Trump said Friday that China was ready to make a deal to defuse trade tensions, so he…

UN Palestinian agency says overcoming Trump funding cuts

Geneva: The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees has nearly overcome a crippling funding crisis caused by President Donald Trump…

S Korean diplomat to visit US next week for denuclearisation talks

Seoul: Lee Do-hoon, the special representative for peace and security affairs of the Korean Peninsula, is scheduled to embark on…

S Korean diplomat to visit US next week for denuclearization talks

Seoul: Lee Do-hoon the special representative for peace and security affairs of the Korean Peninsula, is scheduled to embark on…

Newly assertive Melania Trump puts the first back in First Lady

Washington: In the White House this week, Trump's the boss. Melania Trump, that is. After two years of being American…

Pentagon to trim Africa forces as focus shifts to Russia, China

Washington: The Pentagon will trim the number of US troops deployed across Africa as it concentrates more on countering threats…

Next US House foreign affairs chief vows to check Trump, warns Russia

Washington: The incoming head of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee warned Thursday of election-related sanctions against Russia and vowed…

North Korea ‘tests high-tech new weapon’: KCNA

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the testing of a "high-tech" new weapon, Pyongyang's state media reported…

US sanctions 17 Saudi officials over killing of Khashoggi

Washington: The United States' government on Thursday sanctioned 17 Saudi Arabian officials for their alleged role in the killing of…

US cannot afford truculent child president: John Kerry

London: US former Secretary of State Joh Kerry tore into President Donald Trump on Thursday for skipping a visit to…

Lion Air: a deadly crash and a whole lot of questions for Boeing

Washington: Questions swirled Wednesday about how Boeing had failed to tell airlines and pilots about changes to an anti-stall system…

C.American caravan gains speed, first migrants cross border

Tijuana: Hundreds of Central Americans arrived at the United States's southern border Wednesday, defying visiting US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis,…