US Government

Turkey urges 'review' of US government's sanction move for advanced Russian air defence system

The sanctions deepened a rift between Washington and Ankara which have been at odds over a variety of issues, including Turkish military actions in Syria and elsewhere.

published on : 14th January 2021

Chinese state media attacks US government over lifting ban on contacts with Taiwan officials

A commentary posted online by CGTN called US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's announcement 'a cowardly act of sabotage'.

published on : 10th January 2021

After Ahmedabad, an American Hub likely in Visakhapatnam

Asserting that Andhra Pradesh is the most favourable destination for investments, Joel Reifman said the government is laying emphasis on manufacturing electronics goods. 

published on : 6th January 2021

Will bring bill for citizenship of 11 million undocumented people: Kamala Harris

Taking to Twitter, she said that her first priority after assuming office would be to save American lives from coronavirus, and along with Biden.

published on : 29th December 2020

US expresses 'deep concern' over Pakistan court's order to release accused in Daniel Pearl case

The US has been mounting pressure on Pakistan, demanding justice for Pearl.

published on : 25th December 2020

'Guardians': US Space Force members get new name on first anniversary

Vice President Mike Pence made the announcement at a celebratory event tracing the development of the newest branch of the military over the past year.

published on : 19th December 2020

US agencies hacked in monthslong global cyberspying campaign

"This can turn into one of the most impactful espionage campaigns on record," said cybersecurity expert Dmitri Alperovitch.

published on : 14th December 2020

US Treasury department hacked in monthslong global cyberspying campaign, 'Russian hand' suspected

The government's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said it was working with other agencies to help 'identify and mitigate any potential compromises'.

published on : 14th December 2020

US government, 48 states sue Facebook for abusing market power to 'crush' smaller competitors

Soon after the Federal Trade Commission and 48 state attorney generals on Wednesday sued the company, Facebook's shares dropped significantly at the stock exchanges.

published on : 10th December 2020

US agrees, for now, to stop deporting women who alleged abuse

In a motion that must still be approved by a federal judge, the Justice Department and lawyers for several of the women agreed that immigration authorities would not carry out any deportations until m

published on : 24th November 2020

Trump faces calls to work with Biden team on transition 

Biden, who was elected the 46th president on Saturday, is taking steps to build a government despite questions about whether Trump will offer the traditional assistance.

published on : 9th November 2020

US to offer loans to lure developing countries to shun Chinese telecom gear

The offer of financial assistance represents a new tool Washington is deploying as it broadens the tech Cold War with China.

published on : 19th October 2020

US announces USD 150 million for H-1B workforce training programme

The technology companies depend on it to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China.

published on : 25th September 2020

Trump administration plans expanded use of personal data

This measure is likely to prompt legal challenges, as have most immigration measures introduced under President Donald Trump.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Some VOA journalists forced to leave US soon as visas expire

Several of the journalists, from China and Indonesia notably, could face difficulties at home because of their work for VOA, the aides said.

published on : 22nd August 2020
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