WASHINGTON, Sept 5: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called on Myanmar’s government to reverse a court ruling that imprisoned two Reuters journalists for seven years and to release them immediately.

CARSON, Calif., Sept 1:  Tierna Davidson scored her first career goal, Christen Press added a second-half goal and the U.S. women’s national team extended its unbeaten streak to 20 games with a 3-0 victory over Chile in an exhibition match Friday night.

PAKISTAN, Sept 1: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday asserted that his government would not give in to any one-sided demand from the Trump administration, a media report said ahead of a scheduled visit of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

WASHINGTON/RAMALLAH, Sep 1: The United States on Friday halted all funding to a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees in a decision further heightening tensions between the Palestinian leadership and the Trump administration.

US, Aug 31: The Syrian government is gearing up to liberate one of the last remaining strongholds of the jihadist opposition which has been ravaging the country for seven years. As the government has deposed the so-called rebel leaders from power in various cities in the country over the years, it has shipped them to Idlib.

Leader Nepal leaves for the US

August 31, 2018 12:08 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Senior leader of Communist Party of Nepal Madhav Kumar Nepal on Thursday night left for the United States of America to participate in the Nepali National International Convention to be held from August 31 to September 2 in Chicago.

HONG KONG, Aug 31: Asian markets sank Friday as the China-US trade row burst back into view with a report that Donald Trump wants to impose tariffs on $200 billion of goods as early as next week.

MOSCOW, Aug 30: Syrian forces are gearing up to take the last terrorist stronghold, the US is boosting its military presence, and Russia is warning of a false-flag chemical attack. RT looks at the aligning of forces ahead of the battle for Idlib.

WASHINGTON DC, Aug 28: US moves to reform its 2nd American fleet will create a potential theater of conflict with Russia, but experts say Moscow won't be too worried about the Pentagon's lagging military capacity in the Atlantic and the Arctic.

UNITED STATES, Aug 28: Toyota will pump about $500 million into ride-share firm Uber as part of a deal to work together on mass-producing self-driving vehicles, the Japanese car giant said on Tuesday.

JACKSONVILLE, Aug 27: A video gamer killed two people and wounded several others on Sunday when he opened fire with a handgun at a tournament that was being streamed online from a restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida, police said.

CHICAGO, Aug 27: Eight people, including six children, were killed when a fire broke out before dawn Sunday at a Chicago apartment in one of the deadliest fires in the nation’s third-largest city in years, officials say.

WASHINGTON, Aug 26: Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career that took him to Congress and the Republican presidential nomination, died Saturday after battling brain cancer for more than a year. He was 81.

Aug 25: China had strictly fulfilled its commitment after its entry to the World Trade Organization (WTO), experts said, adding that its regulations established for joint ventures were completely consistent with relevant WTO rules, and therefore the US accusations were totally groundless.

Aug 25: South Korean and U.S. diplomats held talks over Washington's Indo-Pacific strategy on Friday, drawing fresh attention to whether Seoul will join the new geopolitical initiative seen as targeting an assertive China.

BEIJING, Aug 23:  The United States and China imposed more tariff hikes on billions of dollars of each other’s automobiles, factory machinery and other goods Thursday in an escalation of a battle over Beijing’s technology policy that companies worry will chill global economic growth.

ISTANBUL, Aug 20: Unknown attackers fired shots at a security booth outside the U.S. Embassy in Turkey’s capital early Monday, but U.S. officials said no one was hurt.

UNITED STATES, Aug 20: Business economists overwhelmingly worry President Donald Trump's trade wars will harm the US economy, according to a survey released Monday.

WASHINGTON, Aug 17: The United States warned Turkey on Thursday to expect more economic sanctions unless it hands over detained American pastor Andrew Brunson, as relations between the two countries took a further turn for the worse.

TURKEY, Aug 15: Turkey announced Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on imports of certain U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.