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Pakistan denies any deal to allow US to use its airspace

Islamabad/UNI: The Pakistan Foreign Office on Saturday denied a media report claiming that the US is "nearing" a formalised agreement with Islamabad to allow Washington to use Pakistani airspace to conduct military and intelligence operations against Afghanistan.

US to reopen land and air borders to fully vaccinated foreign visitors from Nov 8

Washington/IBNS: The United States will reopen its land and air borders to fully vaccinated foreign visitors Nov 8 onwards ending a more than 18-month ban on travel from across the globe.

Joe Biden reiterates need for more vaccinations as COVID-19 death toll in US tops 700,000

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US President Joe Biden says that the fact that the US death toll from the coronavirus infection has surpassed 700,000 means that more people need to get vaccinated in the country.

Several dead, at least 50 injured in train derailment in US's Montana

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Several fatalities occurred as a result of the Amtrak passenger train derailment in the US state of Montana, and dozens of people were injured, media reports said on Sunday.

US to lift travel bans for fully vaccinated air passengers from November

Washington/IBNS: The United States on Monday announced that it will lift Covid travel bans on all air passengers from November if they are fully vaccinated and undergo testing as well as contact tracing.

Al Qaeda leader Al-Zawahiri,rumored dead, appears in 9/11 anniversary video: Report

Twenty years after the 9/11 attack on the US, Osama bin Laden's successor in Al Qaeda Ayman al-Zawahiri, rumored dead, surfaced in a video released on the 9/11 anniversary.

7 die as massive flash flood caused by storm Ida sweeps New York city

New York: At least seven people lost their lives in New York City on Wednesday night as flash flooding and record-breaking rainfall inundated the area, AFP reported citing police sources.

Biden nominates Indian-American to lead international religious freedom office

Washington/IBNS:  An Indian-American lawyer and diplomat, Rashad Hussain, could be appointed as ambassador-at-large to head the state department’s international religious freedom office, which publishes an annual report on the state of religious freedom around the world, if confirmed by the Senate.

US Defense official confirms American forces came under attack in Syria, no casualties

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: A Pentagon official confirmed to Sputnik on Saturday that US forces came under attack in Syria’s Conoco, with no casualties reported.

US remembers victims of 2016 Holey Artisan Bakery terror attack in Bangladesh

Dhaka: The United States on June 1 remembered the death of 20 people in a terrorist attack in Bangladesh in 2016 which had left the nation shocked.

Biden, Putin to hold talks in Switzerland's Geneva amid widening differences

Geneva: US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are going to meet at Geneva, Switzerland for their first ever meeting Wednesday, media reports said.

Biden replaces Trump-era order to ban TikTok with a review order to examine risks of foreign-controlled apps

Washington/IBNs: US President Joe Biden has scrapped the Trump-era executive order to ban popular apps Tikok and WeChat and ordered a Commerce Department review to examine security risks posed by such foreign controlled applications to the people of the United States and their data, according to media reports.

Google joins 30 other tech companies to support the work visas for immigrant spouses

Mount View/IBNS: Search engine giant Google has joined 30 other tech companies to protect the work visas for spouses of highly skilled tech immigrants.

New York shooting leaves woman, child wounded: Police

New York/Sputnik: A woman and a child have been shot in Times Square, a New York City Police Department (NYPD) spokesperson told Sputnik, adding that the search for the suspect continues.

US: Florida's Aventura Mall shooting leaves at least three injured, say reports

Washington/Sputnik: At least three people were injured in a shooting at a mall in Aventura, Florida, local media report.