January 28, 2022 01:51 (IST)
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Bitterness mounts: US suspends 44 China-bound flights from Chinese airlines

Beijing: The United States has decided to suspend over three dozen flights from Chinese carriers over the next couple of months, a move that may further escalate the tense bond between the two nations.

Coup: US govt expresses concern over development in Burkina Faso

Washington: The United States on Tuesday expressed concern over the development in Burkina Faso where a coup was carried out by sections of the armed forces.

Abu Dhabi: US intercepted 2 missiles targeting base in latest Houthi attack

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The United States successfully intercepted two missiles on Monday targeting Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates, the Central Command (CENTCOM) said.

Hundreds of truckers leave for Canada's Ottawa in 'Freedom Rally' convoy to protest against vaccine mandate

Ottawa/IBNS: Hundreds of truckers left on Sunday from British Columbia for Ottawa to protest a federal vaccine mandate despite the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), the country's largest trucking federation, urging to comply.

US delays approval of Pakistan's ambassador designate Masood Khan

Islamabad: The United States has delayed the approval of Pakistan’s ambassador-designate Masood Khan’s posting in Washington, media reports said.

Ukraine-Russia tension: US directs families of embassy staff to leave

Washington: The US government has directed all relatives of its embassy staff in Ukraine to leave amid rising tension in the region.

US reissues Russia travel advisory over Ukraine

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The US State Department has reissued its Russia travel advisory urging American citizens not to take trips to the country amid "tension" along the border with Ukraine.

Truckers coming into Canada from US must be fully vaccinated: Canadian govt

Ottawa/IBNS: The Canadian government has mandated truckers to be fully vaccinated when crossing into Canada from the United States effective Jan 14.

US: Thieves loot trains carrying e-commerce packages in Los Angeles

Los Angeles/IBNS: Multiple freight cars are being looted in Los Angeles's railways by thieves, who leave thousands of empty boxes after taking away products packed in them, taking advantage of trains' stoppages, AFP reported.

USAID announces over USD 308 million humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan people

Washigton: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the United States government’s initial 2022 contribution of more than $308 million in humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan.

US: Shooter kills 1, injures 2 in Texas

Washington/UNI/Xinhua: A suspect is at large after shooting one person dead while leaving two others wounded on Saturday morning at an after-hours club in southwest Houston, the largest city of south central US state of Texas, authorities said on Sunday.

US: 13 dead in Philadelphia house fire

Washington/UNI/Xinhua: At least 13 people died and two were injured in United States's Philadelphia on Wednesday morning after fire broke out in a three-story apartment building, local authorities said.

Canada loses to US in first dispute under new Canada-US-Mexico Agreement on dairy imports

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada has lost to the US in the first-ever dispute case under the new North American trade agreement when a three-member panel agreed that Canada's imposition of complicated rules violated its promise to allow more dairy imports.

US breaks daily COVID-19 cases record again

Washington/UNI/Xinhua: The United States set a new record high of over 640,000 daily COVID-19 cases on Friday, according to latest data of Johns Hopkins University.

China imposes retaliatory sanctions on US officials over Xinjiang

Beijing: The Chinese government has announced sanctions on four members of the United States government's Commission on International Religious Freedom in retaliation for penalties imposed on Chinese officials over complaints of abuses in the country’s northwestern Xinjiang region.