Washington/IBNS: The US Congress has grilled the CEOs of tech giants Facebook, WhatsApp and Google over their brands' role in fueling the violence at the US Capitol in January this year and also for spreading misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines.
Ottawa/IBNS: It is almost one year since the Canada-US border has been shut down and the closure is still expected to be extended on March 21 for another month.
Washington/UNI: The United Nations and the US State Department have both condemned Myanmar's military rulers for their reported use of force against protesters.
Washington/UNI: The United States on Friday officially rejoined the Paris agreement on climate change, the US Embassy in India said.
Washington/Sputnik: The US policy on Russia's S-400 air defense systems remains unchanged and Washington still has profound concerns about the system, US Department of State Spokesperson Ned Price said on Wednesday.
Washington: The United States has announced new rules to block purchase of equipment related to technology and communication from five "foreign adversaries" including China.
Washington/Sputnik: The US House of Representatives will vote as early as Wednesday on an Article of Impeachment against President Donald Trump over his role in the storming of the Capitol, Rules Committee Chairman Jim McGovern said in an interview on Monday.
Moscow/Sputnik: Violent electoral protests in Washington, D.C. made it clear that US democracy derailed, which means the United States no longer has the authority to dictate policies to other countries, Konstantin Kosachev, the chairman of the Russian upper house's foreign affairs committee, said on Thursday.
Washington/UNI: A group of senators in the United States announced on Sunday that they will refuse to certify Joe Biden's election victory unless a commission is set up to investigate alleged voter fraud.
Washington/UNI: A demonstration in Washington, DC in support of US President Donald Trump amid his presumed defeat in the presidential election has turned violent, leaving eight people injured and 23 arrested.
Washington/Beijing/IBNS: While leaders across the globe have congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden for his victory, media reports said China has declined to congratulate him stating the final result of the elections are yet to come out.
Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed his victory even before the emergence of a clear picture of who could enter the White House winning the high-pitched Presidential Election.
Washington/IBNS: A close contest between US President Donald Trump and his challenger Joe Biden is presently underway in key states as the results for the US President Election 2020 are coming out on Wednesday (Tuesday in America).
London/Sputnik - London-based political analyst and writer Carlos Martinez warned on Monday that the UK government has given up its independence in foreign policy by siding with US President Donald Trump on his "New Cold War" against China.
Moscow/Sputnik: China has prepared for a worst-case scenario, in which all Chinese journalists will have to leave the United States amid the ongoing row, and is ready to take retaliatory measures concerning US journalists based in Hong Kong, Hu Xijin, the editor-in-chief of the Chinese official Global Times newspaper, said on Tuesday.