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  World   Americas  18 Jul 2017

World, Americas, 18 Jul 2017

Trump officials open border to 15000 more foreign workers

A maximum of 33,000 H-2B visas are available during the 1st half of the fiscal year, and H-2B visas starting April 1 through September 30.

18 Jul 2017 5:07 PM

India’s induction into Global Entry programme to boost Indo-AsiaPacific ties

Global Entry is a US CBP programme which allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travellers upon arrival in the US.

18 Jul 2017 4:35 PM

US tells countries in South China Sea to exercise restraint

China protested when a US Air Force Bomber flew over South China Sea ahead of the meeting between the Trump and Xi Jinping at G-20 Summit.

18 Jul 2017 2:19 PM

Yemen's war to not spark direct confrontation between Iran, Saudi Arabia: Iranian Foreign Min

Saudi Arabia and Iran compete for influence in the Middle East, also supporting rival groups in Syria's civil war.

18 Jul 2017 1:39 PM

After Etihad, Emirates, US exempts Saudi Arabian Airlines from laptop ban

Last month, US officials announced new security requirements for all airlines rather than an expansion of the laptop ban.

18 Jul 2017 12:56 PM


Trump to take legal steps to protect 'Made in America' products

Trump's remarks came as his administration laid out its priorities for revising the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada, Mexico.

18 Jul 2017 12:52 PM

Trump backs off from scrapping Iran deal; relief from sanctions to remain

Under the terms of the 2-year-old agreement, Tehran scaled back production of nuke-making material in return for massive sanctions relief.

18 Jul 2017 11:23 AM

For China, India is a force to be reckoned with: ex-US diplomat

The diplomat exuded confidence that the leaders of the two countries would be able to prevent further escalation of the Sikkim standoff.

18 Jul 2017 10:45 AM

Venezuela Opposition plans to oust Nicolas Maduro

Nearly 7.2 million Venezuelans — out of 19 million possible voters —cast ballots in the symbolic poll against Maduro.

18 Jul 2017 6:15 AM