KATHMANDU, June 25: The US State Department on Friday warned that Nepal could be used as a transit or staging point for international terrorists due to the open border with India and insufficient security protocols at the country’s sole international airport in Kathmandu.

WASHINGTON, Aug 4: The U.S. State Department on Saturday said it welcomed news of a ceasefire in Northwest Syria - the last rebel bastion in the country - and urged for an end to attacks on civilians.

April 9: The State Department on Monday publicly barred 16 individuals from entering the U.S. for their roles in the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

WASHINGTON, March 11: A U.S. Department of State official on Monday said she thinks there will be another summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but that no date has been set.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: A senior US State Department official recently called Nepal's Ambassador to the United States Arjun Karki to enquire about the statement issued by Chairman of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal on the ongoing Venezuelan crisis, diplomatic sources said on Friday.

WASHINGTON DC, Oct 13: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton no longer has a security clearance. Five of her former aides also lost theirs, following a scandal over her use of a private email server while running the State Department.