Biden Administration Reportedly 'Open' to Reducing Oil, Financial Sanctions on Iran

Washington (US), April 22: The Biden administration has been sending indications to Tehran that it may consider reducing oil and financial sanctions currently targeting Iran...

N. Korea seeking to defeat U.S. missile defenses: CRS report

Washington (US), April 22: North Korea appears to be working to develop capabilities that can degrade or even defeat U.S. missile defense systems deployed in...

U.S. focused on vaccinating Americans, but may help others later: Price

Washington (US), April 22: The United States is currently focused on vaccinating its own people for the COVID-19 pandemic but may be able to...

IMF official sees both potential, risk in digital currencies

Washington (US), April 22: Digital currencies have a potential to make financial services "much more inclusive," an International Monetary Fund (IMF) official has said, while...

U.S. mass immunization could soon reach peak: poll

Washington (US), April 22: Two out of three Americans who haven't received a coronavirus vaccine say they are unlikely to get the shots, The Washington...

N. Korean missiles and cyber capabilities pose threats to U.S.: generals

Washington (US), April 21: North Korea continues to pose threats to the United States both in real life and cyberspace, top U.S. military officials said...

N.K. leader stresses 'special' relations with Cuba in another congratulatory message to...

Seoul (South Korea), April 21: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un stressed the country's "special" strategic relations with Cuba in another message congratulating President Miguel Diaz-Canel...

N. Korea continues to work on submersible missile test barge at Nampo:...

Washington (US), April21: North Korea is continuing to work on a submersible missile test stand barge at its Nampo shipyard, a U.S. think tank said...

U.S. jury finds Chauvin guilty of all three charges over death of...

Washington (US), April 21: Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter over...

U.S. Treasury announces new hub to coordinate climate-related policies

Washington (US), April 20: The U.S. Treasury Department announced on Monday that it is creating a new "Climate Hub" in the department to help coordinate...

NASA's Mars helicopter to attempt first flight Monday

Washington (US), April 19: NASA is targeting early Monday for the first flight of its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, according to NASA.

Argentina says COVID-19 vaccines must become "global public good"

Buenos Aires (Argentina), April 18: Argentinean Foreign Minister Felipe Sola asked the United Nations (UN) that vaccines against COVID-19 be seen as a "global public...

Brazil registers over 370,000 deaths from COVID-19

Rio De Janerio (Brazil), April 18: Brazil's COVID-19 death toll on Saturday reached 371,678 after registering another 2,929 fatalities, the country's ministry of health reported.

Chile reports 7,696 new cases of COVID-19

Santiago (Chile), April 18: Chile's Ministry of Health reported on Saturday 7,696 new cases of COVID-19 and 132 more deaths amid a rise in contagion...

US Not Planning to Expand Training Programs in Ukraine, Army Spokesperson Says

Washington (US), April 18: The United States European Command (USEUCOM) does not plan to provide any additional training to Ukraine's armed forces and will proceed...

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 360,000

Sao Paulo (Brazil), April 15: Brazil's COVID-19 death toll has risen to 361,884 after 3,459 new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, the...

U.S. sees upward trend in COVID-19 cases for four weeks

Washington (US), April 15: The United States has seen an upward trend in COVID-19 cases for four consecutive weeks, as social distancing and mask mandates...

US Committed to 'Assisting Ukraine With Its Self-Defense Needs', Pentagon Chief Says

Washington (US), April 15: The United States is committed to assisting Ukraine with its defense needs, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Wednesday.

N. Korea may resume nuclear, ICBM testing: intelligence chief

Washington (US), April 15: The top U.S. intelligence official on Wednesday maintained that North Korea may resume its nuclear and long-range missile testing as part...

Biden announces U.S. troops withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 to end...

Washington (US), April 15: President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that all U.S. troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan before Sept. 11, a decision to...

IMF chief says "confident" to distribute new SDR by mid-August

Washington (US), April 15: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has said that she is "confident" the IMF will distribute a new allocation...

IMF projects Asia's economy to grow 7.6 pct this year, warns of...

Washington (US), April 14: Asia's economy is expected to grow by 7.6 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Tuesday, while warning of...

US Intends to Approve Defense Arms Sale to UAE, State Dept Says

Washington (US), April 14: The Biden administration intends to go through with a defense arms sale to the United Arab Emirates soon, a State Department...

N. Korea may be considering resumption of nuclear testing this year: U.S....

Washington (US), April 14: North Korea may be considering whether it should resume its nuclear and long-range missile testing this year as it seeks to...

U.S. recommends pause in Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination over blood clot...

Washington (US), April 14: U.S. federal health agencies on Tuesday called for a pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine after rare...

Blinken to visit Brussels for talks with NATO allies

Washington (US), April 13: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Brussels, Belgium this week to consult with NATO allies on a range...

Biden meets with executives to address semiconductor shortage

Washington (US), April 13: U.S. President Joe Biden and other White House officials on Monday met with executives from 19 major companies to