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Iran accidentally strikes its own ship, 19 sailors dead

The incident comes amid months of heightened tensions between Iran and US since Trump unilaterally withdrew from Tehran’s nuclear deal

11 May 2020 3:28 PM

They don't want our IT guys, but they want our nurses, docs

US to offer 40,000 Green Cards to foreign medics while temporarily banning the issuance of work-based visas like H-1B

09 May 2020 2:04 PM

Hundreds evacuated as wildfires rage in Florida

With only 35% of the fire contained, officials say it could be days before the fire could be brought under control

08 May 2020 1:39 PM

North Korea praises China for getting the pandemic under control

China is North Korea's most significant ally and economic lifeline, accounting for about 90% of the country's external trade

08 May 2020 9:28 AM

Venezuela: Two US nationals arrested for plotting to overthrow Maduro regime

The arrests came a day after the government said it foiled an "invasion" from the sea.

05 May 2020 1:17 PM

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Coronavirus global death toll hits 2,40,000

The United States has the highest number of total deaths with 65,645 out of 1,121,414 cases.

03 May 2020 12:20 PM

Businesses reopen in a few US states

Enterpraises are asked to make sure the coronavirus doesn’t come storming back by employing their own restrictions within premises

02 May 2020 11:41 AM

Countries must prepare for virus resurgence after easing lockdown: WHO

WHO director-general defended of his and the WHO’s “timely” actions in declaring the new coronavirus an international emergency

02 May 2020 10:12 AM

Iran hits back at US: Washington should not plot against Tehran every day

Tehran and Washington have traded barbs over a spate of incidents in the past year.

29 Apr 2020 4:45 PM

US proposes new restrictions on exports to China

New rules will require licenses for U.S. companies to sell certain items to companies in China that support the military

28 Apr 2020 9:05 AM

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Coronavirus: Trump says US has 'passed the peak', vows to reopen economy

A bullish Trump told reporters his "aggressive strategy" against the virus was working.

16 Apr 2020 10:37 AM

Covid-19 cases crosses 2 million mark worldwide

Europe is the hardest hit continent, with 1,010,858 cases and 85,271 fatalities.

15 Apr 2020 4:55 PM

Extension of non-immigrant visa holders in US on case-by-case basis: USCIS

According to the USCIS, Indians are the biggest beneficiaries of the H-1B visa programme.

15 Apr 2020 1:15 PM

Covid-19 pandemic: New York's death toll crosses 10,000 mark

The New York governor also slams Trump for claiming he has total authority to reopen economy.

15 Apr 2020 11:34 AM

US okays sale of missile, torpedoes worth $155 million to India

Pentagon said that the proposed sale of these equipment and support will not alter the basic military balance in the region.

14 Apr 2020 11:01 AM

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Donald Trump says he is close to reopening lockdown-hit US economy

More than 95 per cent of the country's 330 million population are under stay-at-home order.

14 Apr 2020 10:11 AM

US surpasses Italy in Covid-19 death toll; country's figure crosses 20K

Coronavirus has so far killed more than one lakh people across the globe.

12 Apr 2020 11:50 AM

US imposes travel ban on Sri Lankan Army Commander over war crimes

Shivendra Silva was the commanding officer in the island's northern war-zone in the military offensive against Tamil Tiger rebels

15 Feb 2020 1:57 PM

US quietly expelled two Chinese diplomats who drove onto military base: report

The incident comes as the United States and China, the world’s two biggest economies, wrangle over trade.

16 Dec 2019 9:50 AM

US China trade deal cuts tariffs for Beijing promise of big farm purchases

Beijing has agreed to import at least USD 200 billion in additional US goods and services over the next two years.

14 Dec 2019 1:18 PM

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