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In Canada
September 2, 2017 11:28 am gmt |
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Mexican officials met with trade negotiators from Canada and the United States at a Mexico City hotel on Friday (September 1) to discuss the North American Free Trade Agreement, with the mood darkened by U.S. President Donald Trump’s persistent threats to pull out. Teams from the three countrie...
In World
July 28, 2017 5:34 am gmt |
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The United States Senate has voted 98-2 to impose new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, despite objections from the White House. The House of Representatives approved the bill earlier this week, also by an overwhelming majority. Having passed through both chambers, it will be sent to Preside...
In Latest Stories
April 21, 2017 9:13 am gmt |
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday (April 21) an attack in central Paris is the latest reminder that terrorism can strike anywhere and at anytime, and the United States would not relent in its efforts to end terrorism. Pence made the remarks at the start of a roundtable with businessmen in...
In Latest Stories
February 23, 2017 10:52 am gmt |
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Mexico has condemned new guidelines issued by the United States, under which almost all illegal immigrants can be subject to deportation. The new rules include sending undocumented people to Mexico, even if they are not Mexicans. But Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray says his country cannot ...
In World
February 3, 2017 8:09 am gmt |
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An Iranian man who was barred from entering the United States under President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration even though he had a valid visa arrived back in Los Angeles Thursday (February 2). Ali Vayeghan walked into an LAX terminal in the early afternoon, becoming the first pers...
In Latest Stories
January 4, 2017 4:36 am gmt |
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The United States swept to a 3-0 win over Spain in the Hopman Cup on Tuesday (January 3) in Perth, Australia as players gear up for the Australian Open. 25 year-old Coco Vandeweghe put the U.S. into the lead by defeating Lara Arruabarrena 6-2, 6-4. Jack Sock then faced a tough test against Feliciano ...
In Asia
November 7, 2016 12:14 pm gmt |
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President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the cancellation on Monday (Nov 7) of the Philippines’ planned purchase of police rifles from the United States, after U.S. senatorial aides said last month that Washington was halting the sale due to concerns about human rights violations. “We will not i...
In Technology
October 15, 2016 4:27 am gmt |
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are being banned from aircraft in the United States starting on Saturday at noon EDT (1600 GMT) under an emergency order, regulators said on Friday (Oct 14) after numerous reports of the devices catching fire. Peter Hertz from Boston said: “I think it’s a...
In Asia
September 11, 2016 9:22 am gmt |
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North Korea said on Sunday (Sep 11) that the United States’ push for sanctions following its fifth nuclear test was “laughable” and the country would continue to strengthen its nuclear power. “The group of Obama’s running around and talking about meaningless sanctions un...
In Europe
August 30, 2016 11:14 am gmt |
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The US says fighting between Turkey, pro-Turkish rebels and Kurdish-aligned forces in northern Syria is “unacceptable” and must stop. Clashes in places where so-called Islamic State (IS) was not present were a “source of deep concern”, the US envoy to the anti-IS coalition twe...
In World
July 19, 2016 12:40 pm gmt |
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Turkey has demanded that the United States arrest Pennsylvania-based cleric Fethullah Gulen because all evidence points to him being the mastermind of an attempted military coup, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Tuesday. “We have more than enough evidence, more than you could ask f...
In Colombo
July 13, 2016 6:07 am gmt |
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The United States on Tuesday (July 12) said it was committed to partner with Sri Lanka as the country moves ahead with its post war reconciliation process. Visiting US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal told reporters that much work remains to be done ...
In Srilanka
July 11, 2016 12:43 pm gmt |
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The Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski will visit Sri Lanka between July 12 and 20, US Department of State announced. He is expected to engage with government officials and local civil society representatives. Assistant Secretary Malinowski will focus on...
In Latest Stories
June 30, 2016 7:25 am gmt |
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Norway insisted that the reconciliation and accountability over the alleged war crime committed in Sri Lanka should be carried out with the contribution of the victims of the conflict. Addressing the 32nd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, a representative of the Norwegian government m...
In Srilanka
June 26, 2016 9:04 am gmt |
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A Sri Lankan national, who was a subject of an Interpol red notice from Sri Lanka for fraud, has been arrested in the United States. Pothuvilage Ushan Bernard Karunaratne, 38, of Sri Lanka, was arrested on June 21 in Fort Worth, Texas, in a nationwide operation. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforceme...
In Latest Stories
June 26, 2016 4:15 am gmt |
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Carlos Bacca’s first-half goal was enough to give Colombia a 1-0 victory over the United States in the third-place playoff at the Centenary Copa America in Arizona on Saturday (June 25). The winning goal came after half an hour when Colombia forged a well-worked move down the right with Juan Cu...
In Europe
June 22, 2016 12:05 pm gmt |
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Germany will have to increase its defence spending considerably from current levels to deal with external threats, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday (June 21). Speaking at an economics conference in Berlin, Merkel said the European Union was not currently in a position to defend itself again...
In America
June 17, 2016 11:58 am gmt |
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 President Barack Obama on Thursday (June 16) said after meeting with survivors and families of victims killed in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history that if the United States does not act to control gun violence and homegrown terrorism, the massacres will continue. “If we don’...
In Asia
June 3, 2016 9:54 am gmt |
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Navigation in the South China Sea should be not disturbed and dispute over the contested waters should be solved peacefully based on the international law, India’s Defence Minister said on Friday (June 3). Manohar Parrikar made the comments after meeting his Singaporean counterpart Ng Eng Hen o...