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May 24, 2018
US cautions its citizens in China after American embassy staffer reports brain injury from 'abnormal' soundsAn American citizen working at the US consulate in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has reported suffering from "abnormal" sounds.
Feb 16, 2018
US State department stresses strong relationship between Donald Trump and Narendra Modi, praises India's role in AfghanistanDonald Trump has a "strong relationship" with Narendra Modi, a State Department official said on Thursday, emphasising that India-US ties are important.
Feb 09, 2018
US expresses concern about arrests of Opposition leaders in Bangladesh, after Khaleda Zia's conviction in corruption caseUS has urged Bangladesh to ensure "fair trial" for ex-prime minister Khaleda Zia who was sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment for corruption.
Feb 08, 2018
US asks Maldives to comply with rule of law, wants President Abdulla Yameen, army to implement SC's lawful rulingThe US called on Maldives president Abdulla Yameen to ensure the proper functioning of the Parliament and restore constitutionally guaranteed rights of the people.
Feb 03, 2018
Maldivian government should respect Supreme Court order and release political prisoners, says USThe US welcomed the decision by the Maldives' Supreme Court to order the release of political prisoners and to reinstate elected members of parliament
Jan 20, 2018
US government shutdown: Military, health programmes to continue; most employees to be furloughed or asked to work without payThe US federal government shutdown only partially curbs operations. Here's how key parts of the federal government would be affected by a shutdown
Jan 13, 2018
US Ambassador to Panama John Feeley resigns, says he can no longer serve Donald TrumpUS Ambassador to Panama John Feeley, a career diplomat and former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, has resigned, saying he no longer felt able to serve President Donald Trump.
Jan 05, 2018
US says decision to halt security aid to Pakistan has nothing to with release of LeT chief Hafiz SaeedThe US decision to suspend over $1.1 billion security assistance to Pakistan has nothing to do with Islamabad not taking action against Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed
Jan 04, 2018
Pakistan on US watch list for 'severe violations' of religious freedom as Rex Tillerson re-designates 10 countriesThe US has placed Pakistan on a special watch list for "severe violations" of religious freedom, the State Department said.
Dec 14, 2017
US policy on North Korea hasn't changed, campaign will continue 'till first bomb drops', says Rex TillersonThe US State Department said its policy on North Korea "has not changed", following remarks by secretary of state Rex Tillerson that Washington is ready to talk without prior conditions