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US plans to impose new sanctions on Iran following attack on Israel

The US on Tuesday (April 16, 2024) said it will impose new sanctions targeting Iran, including its missile and drone programme, against entities supporting the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Iran’s Defence Ministry.

Vladimir Putin is responsible for Navalny's death: Joe Biden

Washington DC/ IBNS: US President Joe Biden Friday said he was "not surprised" but "outraged" over the news of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's death.

White House voices concern over rigging allegation in Pakistan general polls

The White House has expressed concerns over the allegations that the recently held national polls in Pakistan were not performed in a free and fair manner.

White House reacts to recent attacks on Indians in USA, says violence based on race unacceptable

The White House on Thursday reacted to the recent attacks on Indian students in the US and said there is no excuse for violence based on race.

US plans visa ban on extremist Israeli settlers in West Bank: Reports

Washington/IBNS/UNI: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken conveyed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the White House plans to impose visa bans within a matter of weeks on Israeli settlers involved in extremist violence in the West Bank, The Washington Post reported on Friday, citing a senior State Department official.

US warns North Korea will pay a price if it supplies weapons to Russia for ongoing war against Ukraine

The United States warned North Korea over its supreme leader Kim Jong Un's possible upcoming visit to Russia to discuss arms supply to Moscow for the ongoing war against Ukraine and said Pyongyang will pay a price for it.

US: Obamas' chef Tafari Campbell dies in paddleboarding mishap

A former White House chef, who was working for the Obama family, was found dead in a pond on the south shore of Martha’s Vineyard, media reports said. The Obamas own an estate in the area. 

US: Van crashes into security barriers near White House, no casualty

Washington: A van crashed into security barriers near the White House in Washington causing no injuries, US Secret Service Communications Chief Anthony Guglielmi said on Tuesday, adding that the cause of the crash is under investigation.

US: Protesters march near White House, demand 'Free China'

Washington: About 200 people lit candles and shouted “Free China!” two blocks from the White House on Sunday as they demonstrated against China's severe control imposed to contain COVID-19 rise.

US: Joe Biden participates in White House's Diwali celebration

Washington: The White House on Monday hosted the Diwali (the Hindu festival of lights) reception where key members of the Biden administration and several Indian Amercians participated.

Washington D.C: Lightning strike in Lafayette Park leaves three dead

Washington/IBNS: An elderly couple from Wisconsin were among the three that passed away after the lightning strike in Washington D.C

Joe Biden remains Covid positive, to continue strict isolation: White House

Washington/UNI: US President Joe Biden tested positive again for the novel coronavirus and continues to experience less frequent, occasional cough with all other indicators being normal, presidential physician Kevin O’Connor said on Wednesday.

US President Joe Biden tests positive for Covid again, returns to isolation

Washington/IBNS: US President Joe Biden has tested positive for Covid-19 for a second time and is returning to isolation, the White House said Saturday.

Obama reconnects with boy who touched his head in 2009

Washington/UNI: Former US President Barack Obama has congratulated Jacob Philadelphia, the boy who had touched Obama's head in 2009, on his high school graduation.

Bangladesh human rights body protest outside White House, demands actions against perpetrators of 1971 genocide

Washington: The members of Human Rights Congress for Bangladesh Minorities have  staged a protest outside the White House on Sunday as they demanded actions against the perpetrators of the 1971 genocide, media reports said on Sunday.