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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. more
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 im ...

US president Joe Biden offers federal assistance to Kentucky, other states hit by deadly tornadoes

Washington: United States President Joe Biden has assured that the federal government will extend all possible help to the central areas of the country torn by the deadly tornadoes which ...

US to modernise its military bases to counter threats from China

Washington, DC: The United States has decided to shift its military bases to Australia and Pacific Islands as an attempt to counter the threats emanating from China.

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 contes ...

Apple sues Israeli tech firm behind Pegasus spyware for 'targeting' its users

California, US (JEN): American tech giant Apple has sued Israel-based NSO Group over its Pegasus spyware that "specifically targeted iPhone users for surveillance", according to ...

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 Tali ...

'Act of terrorism': US condemns alleged assassination attempt on Iraqi PM, offers to assist probe

Baghdad/Washington, DC (JEN): Calling the alleged assassination attempt on Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi through an explosive-laden drone an "act of terrorism", the US ...

8 die during Astroworld Festival in Houston

Austin: At least eight people died after the crowd surged forward as rapper Travis Scott was on stage at the Astroworld Festival in US city of Houston on Friday, media reports said.

US imported tens of millions of used medical gloves from Thailand: Reports

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Tens of millions of already used nitrile medical gloves were imported into the United States from Thailand during the pandemic, CNN reported on Sunday, citing its ...