September 26, 2022 06:22 (IST)
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US provides $170 mln in humanitarian assistance for Rohingya crisis

The United States on Friday announced more than $170 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingyas inside and outside Burma, as well as for host communities in Bangladesh.

Fauci not as confident about pandemic end as US President Joe Biden

Washington: US top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci does not sound as confident as the American President when it comes to the nation's current Covid status.

US releases top Afghan drug lord in prisoner swap

Washington: The United States released a powerful Afghan drug lord after two decades of imprisonment at Guantanamo Bay detention camp in return for an American held prisoner by the Taliban, Afghan officials said.

Package explodes inside Northeastern University campus in Boston, 1 hurt

At least one person was hurt as a  package detonated inside a Northeastern University building in the US city of Boston, media reports said on Wednesday.

Afghanistan: 3 killed as Taliban attempt to fly chopper left behind by US

Kabul: A helicopter crashed Saturday in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, killing three people, during a Taliban training exercise, media reports said.

Digital currency may become new point of tension between US-China

Washington: China's move to implement the start of a new digital currency may trigger a new battle with the US which is also trying to create its own digital dollar.

US: Stolen plane lands on field after pilot threatened to crash into Walmart store

A pilot of a small plane, flying in circles for more than five hours and threatening to crash into a Walmart store in Tupelo, Mississippi, has been arrested after he landed safely on a field, Governor Tate Reeves said on Saturday.

US okays $1.1bn arms sale to Taiwan, vexes China

Washington: The US has agreed to sell $1.1 billion worth of arms to Taiwan, provoking China.

US: Mass shooting at a store in Oregon

Oregon/UNI: At least two people were killed in the US state of Oregon after a gunman opened fire in a Safeway grocery store in Bend, police said.

US announces suspension of 26 flights operated by Chinese carriers

Washington: The United States has suspended 26 passenger flights operated by Chinese carriers following Beijing's similar move taken to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, media reports said on Friday.

US announces weapons package worth USD 2.98 bln for Kyiv

Washington/UNI: The United States on Wednesday announced an additional tranche of security assistance to Ukraine worth nearly three billion US dollars, the largest one-time weapons aid to Kyiv that came at a time when the Russia-Ukraine conflict reached its half-year mark.

US Immigration Department says it has reached 65,000 H-1B visa cap for 2023

Washington: The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Tuesday said it has received a sufficient number of petitions needed to reach the congressionally mandated 65,000 H-1B visa regular cap for fiscal year (FY) 2023.

Don't believes relations with China will go into crisis: US Ambassador to China

Beijing/UNI: The United States does not believe that there will be any crisis in relations between Washington and Beijing due to the recent visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan despite an "overreaction" of the Chinese authorities, US Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns said in an interview with CNN.

China calls on US to stop official contact with Taiwan

Bejing/UNI: China is demanding that the United States stop any official contact with Taiwan, as well as negotiations on official trade and economic agreements, and is ready to take decisive measures to protect its sovereignty, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Thursday.

US first lady Jill Biden tests COVID-19 positive

Washington: US first lady Jill Biden has tested COVID-19 positive.