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Can the world's first living robots reproduce ?

Washington/UNI: After creating the world’s first living robots, the United States-based scientists said these robots -- known as Xenobots -- can now reproduce in a way different from any plant or animal.

US hails South Africa for quick, transparent response to emergence of Omicron strain

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has thanked South Africa for a swift and transparent approach to the emergence of the new, Omicron, variant of the coronavirus, US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said.

US lawmakers meet with Taiwan president in surprise visit amid China tensions

Washington/Taipei/IBNS: A group of five US legislators have met with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in a surprise one-day visit, defying warnings from China to "stay out of the contested island", according to reports.

Joe Biden orders travel restrictions from South Africa and seven other nations

Washington/UNI: US President Joe Biden has ordered additional air travel restrictions from South Africa and seven other countries, as a new COVID-19 variant, called B.1.1.529, emerged from the country.

Three people wounded in shooting at mall in US state of North Carolina: Reports

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Three people sustained gunshot wounds in a shooting at a shopping center in the US state of North Carolina, CBS 17 reported.

US puts Chinese firms helping military on trade blacklist, China criticizes decision

Washington, DC/IBNS: Amid growing tensions between Beijing and Washington over the status of Taiwan and trade issues, the United States has put a dozen Chinese companies on its trade blacklist for national security and foreign policy concerns, according to reports.

US blacklists 27 entities, including 12 in China, over National Security concerns

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The United States has blacklisted 27 foreign entities, including 12 from China, over national security concerns, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) said on Wednesday.

Taliban confirm meeting with US, EU representatives in Doha from Nov 27-29

Kabul/UNI/Sputnik: A Taliban delegation will meet with US and EU representatives in the Qatari capital of Doha from Nov 27-29, Taliban spokesman Abdul Qahar Balkhi said.

Beijing irked as US invites Taiwan to democracy summit

Beijing/UNI/Sputnik: The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday criticized the United States for inviting Taiwan, claimed by China as it's territory, to the 'Summit for Democracy' which President Joe Biden will host virtually in December.

Pakistan, Taliban violators of religious freedom: US Secretary of State

Washington, DC/IBNS: United States Secretary of State Antony John Blinken on Wednesday redesignated Pakistan as a country of particular concern (CPC) for the violations of religious freedom and rebranded the Taliban as an entity of particular concern (EPC), according to a statement issued by Blinken's office.

Joe Biden administration planning to diplomatically boycott Beijing Olympics 2022: Reports

Washington: The US President Joe Biden-led administration is planning to diplomatically boycott the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics 2022.

Joe Biden administration planning to diplomatically boycott Beijing Olympics 2022: Reports

Washington: The US President Joe Biden-led administration is planning to diplomatically boycott the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics 2022.

US expresses concern over deteriorating health of Chinese journalist Zhang Zhan

The United States on Wednesday expressed concern over the deteriorating health of Chinese journalist Zhang Zhan.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discusses assassination attempt on Prime Minister with Iraqi President Barham Salih

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with Iraqi President Barham Salih on the recent attempted assassination of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Kadhimi, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said.

Taliban say US support of Afghan resistance would violate Doha agreement

Kabul/UNI/Sputnik: Support for the National Resistance Front of Afghanistan (NRF) by the United States would constitute a breach of the 2020 Doha agreement between Washington and the Taliban, the movement's spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said on Tuesday.