NY gov urged to quit after damning harassment report

NEW YORK: US President Joe Biden joined leading Democrats Tuesday in calling on powerful New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign after an independent...

IMF OKs $650bn new reserves for member nations

WASHINGTON: The IMF board of governors on Monday greenlit a $650 billion increase in cash reserves for member nations, the last step in an...

US belatedly hits Biden’s COVID vaccination goal

WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday hit President Joe Biden's goal of administering at least one dose of a COVID vaccine to 70 percent...

US spurns Myanmar election plan, urges ASEAN pressure

WASHINGTON: The United States said Monday that Myanmar's junta was playing for time with a two-year election timeframe as Secretary of State Antony Blinken...

Protesters demand probe into Canada indigenous schools

OTTAWA: Hundreds of protesters in Canada's capital called on Saturday for a probe into a boarding school system for indigenous children, as outrage built...

US documents sound alarm on Delta variant

WASHINGTON: The Delta variant of the coronavirus is as contagious as chickenpox, probably causes more severe disease than past strains, and breakthrough cases in...

US flies deported migrant families back to Central America

WASHINGTON: US authorities began on Friday deporting some migrant families on flights to Central America as part of an expedited system to remove people...

US sanctions top Cuban police for suppressing protests

WASHINGTON: The US slapped fresh sanctions Friday on Cuban police for suppressing anti-government demonstrations this month, with President Joe Biden warning additional punitive measures...

China names ‘Wolf Warrior’ diplomat as new envoy to US

WASHINGTON: One of China's most prominent "Wolf Warrior" diplomats was on Wednesday announced as his nation's new ambassador to the United States. The hawkish...

Biden declares end of combat mission in Iraq

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden declared US relations with Iraq would enter a new phase with American troops exiting combat operations in the country...

Life in the crossfire of Venezuela’s slums

CARACAS: A Venezuelan soldier takes cover behind an armored vehicle. For 48 hours he has ducked flying bullets. He is not on a battlefield...

Angered by COVID response, thousands of Brazilians protest against Bolsonaro

RIO DE JANEIRO: Tens of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets Saturday to demand the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro, who is facing...

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