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  • Hypersonic Boom

    Hypersonic Boom

    Tuesday’s spectacular launch was Pyongyang’s second test of its purported hypersonic missile in the span of a week, indeed a type of weaponry that it had first tested in September last year. On closer reflection, President Kim relentlessly pursues his defiance to expand his nuclear capabilities despite western sanctions, pandemic-related difficulties, and deadlocked diplomacy with America.

    January 14, 2022
  • Russian Embassy rejects Washington’s claims blaming Moscow for escalation in Ukraine

    Russian Embassy rejects Washington’s claims blaming Moscow for escalation in Ukraine

    The embassy expressed confidence that these steps would allow to "defuse dangerous tensions" in Europe and conclude agreements on guarantees of equal and indivisible security.

    December 22, 2021
  • Top nuke envoys of S.Korea, US, Japan to meet in Washington

    Top nuke envoys of S.Korea, US, Japan to meet in Washington

    "Through the visit to Washington this time, we expect that there will be in-depth consultations over cooperation among the three countries for the complete denuclearization and the establishment of lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula," the Ministry said in a statement.

    October 15, 2021
  • A Month in Kolkata

    A Month in Kolkata

    It wasn’t easy to start with. I had to be awake precisely the time I sleep in Washington. I walked around like a zombie for a few days as a result. Friends were gracious enough to overlook my vacant look and fading voice.

    October 10, 2021
  • CDS General Rawat meets his US counterpart in Washington

    CDS General Rawat meets his US counterpart in Washington

    The top officials agreed to continued cooperation in training exercises and creating more opportunities to increase interoperability between the two militaries

    October 1, 2021
  • Historic heat wave blasts Northwest as wildfire risks soar

    Historic heat wave blasts Northwest as wildfire risks soar

    The extreme and dangerous heat was expected to break all-time records in cities and towns from eastern Washington state to Portland to southern Oregon.

    June 26, 2021
  • US House passes bill granting Washington, DC statehood

    US House passes bill granting Washington, DC statehood

    The Democrats, thanks to whose majority in the House the bill was passed in the lower chamber last year, have framed the long unresolved and controversial issue from the perspective of equal representation and voting rights, arguing that the status of "taxation without representation" for the total of over 700,000 Washingtonians should end.

    April 23, 2021
  • Jinping asks former Starbucks chairman to help promote trade between Washington and Beijing

    Jinping asks former Starbucks chairman to help promote trade between Washington and Beijing

    Xi urged the multi-billionaire to "continue to play an active role in promoting China-US economic and trade cooperation", the official Xinhua news agency said.

    January 14, 2021
  • Trump leads Biden in Iowa: Poll

    Trump leads Biden in Iowa: Poll

    The state swung in favour for the Obama-Biden presidential ticket in 2008 and 2012, before flipping to Trump in 2016.

    November 1, 2020
  • US President Donald Trump to visit Kenosha in wake of racial unrest

    US President Donald Trump to visit Kenosha in wake of racial unrest

    Trump has characterized the mostly-peaceful activists as rioters as he pushes a law and order message while fighting an uphill battle for re-election in November.

    August 30, 2020
  • Thousands of protesters take to street in Washington against police brutality, racism

    Thousands of protesters take to street in Washington against police brutality, racism

    Public anger was reignited after Blake was shot seven times by a white police officer in Kenosha city, leading to consecutive days of protests and violence.

    August 29, 2020
  • China, US hold trade talks, agree to ‘push forward’ phase one deal

    China, US hold trade talks, agree to ‘push forward’ phase one deal

    US said the parties "addressed steps that China has taken to effectuate structural changes called for by the agreement".

    August 25, 2020
  • Donald Trump meets Iraq PM, says US troops to exit ‘at some point’

    Donald Trump meets Iraq PM, says US troops to exit ‘at some point’

    The US leader also said that military considerations as well as oil projects and development were on the agenda for his meeting with PM Kadhemi, who took office in May.

    August 21, 2020
  • US Air Force helicopter shot, 1 pilot hurt

    US Air Force helicopter shot, 1 pilot hurt

    The investigative body of the Air Force and the FBI were involved in an ongoing investigation into the incident.

    August 13, 2020
  • 1 dead, 20 injured in Washington DC shooting

    1 dead, 20 injured in Washington DC shooting

    The shooting took place at around 1 a.m. on Sunday at a residential neighbourhood in the U.S. capital, reports Xinhua news agency.

    August 10, 2020
  • WTO’s leadership race

    WTO’s leadership race

    Observers do not expect the organization to settle on one candidate by the time Roberto Azevedo steps down in late August. If this is the case, a deputy director-general will be chosen for the post on an acting basis until a decision can be made. The leadership race comes amid deep dysfunction in an organization meant to be the guardian of free trade. Ever since President Trump assumed office in 2017, he has blasted the WTO as unfair to Washington, particularly regarding American trade disputes with China.

    July 16, 2020
  • Mexico President López Obrador heads to Washington for meeting with Donald Trump

    Mexico President López Obrador heads to Washington for meeting with Donald Trump

    López Obrador hints at the real reason for the trip when he reels off US economic statistics — the size of the US pandemic stimulus package, the number of jobs the US got back in June.

    July 8, 2020