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Trump-Kim Summit 2.0 in Vietnam

Friday, 01 February 2019 13:04
President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are planning on meeting in Vietnam in late February, according to a source familiar with the matter. Vietnam had been widely believed to be the location. The White House announced…

8 Indians Caught In Visa Scam In US Undercover Op, Many Face Deportation

Thursday, 31 January 2019 16:38
DETROIT: Hundreds of Indian students could face criminal cases or be deported after agencies in the United States unearthed a huge university scam to lure foreign students. Eight Indian student recruiters have been arrested by US law enforcement agencies after…

Second Trump-Kim summit to occur someplace in Asia: Pompeo

Thursday, 31 January 2019 14:06
Washington, Jan 31 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the second meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-in will take place "someplace in Asia". "We'll do it someplace in Asia," Pompeo said during a…

New H-1B visa regulations to give more preference to US-educated

Thursday, 31 January 2019 14:04
New York, Dec 1 (IANS): The US government has announced plans to change the H1-B visa program to give preference to workers with advanced American degrees, a move which could potentially have the effect of reducing visas for those educated…

Clinton promises aid for Caribbean reconstruction

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 10:35
Former US President Bill Clinton has said that rebuilding the Caribbean in the aftermath of the 2017 hurricanes will continue and his foundation will provide aid to those affected. “The challenges involved in reconstruction are not solved in a day…

2 killed in Philippines mosque attack

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 10:35
A grenade attack on a mosque in the Philippine city of Zamboanga City killed two persons early on Wednesday, authorities said. This comes just days after a deadly Catholic cathedral bombing and a vote backing Muslim self-rule, Channelnews Asia reported.…

US issues travel warning for Venezuela

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 10:34
The US has urged its citizens to avoid travel to Venezuela, citing crime and possibility of Americans being targeted after Washington announced new economic sanctions against President Nicolas Maduro’s government. “Political rallies and demonstrations occur, often with little notice. Demonstrations…

US imposes sanctions on Venezuela’s state-owned oil giant

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 12:11
The sanctions on Petroleos de Venezuela, SA, or better known as PDVSA, will block 7 billion US dollars in assets and could result in 11 billion dollars in lost sales over the next year, US National Security Adviser John Bolton…

Trump agrees to deliver State of the Union on Feb 5

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 12:10
“When I wrote to you on January 23rd, I stated that we should work together to find a mutually agreeable date when government has reopened to schedule this year’s State of the Union address,” Pelosi wrote in a letter to…

Chinese human rights website founder jailed

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 12:05
In a statement, the Human Rights Watch called on the authorities to quash the conviction and to free Liu Feiyue unconditionally, Efe news reported. Liu, 48, founded the Civil Rights and Livelihood Watch website in 2006. The portal reported on…