Cuba grants visa to senior U.S. diplomat to lead Havana embassy
Cuba has given a visa to a senior American diplomat to lead the U.S. embassy in Havana, a U.S. official said, in a sign both nations want to keep open lines of communication despite a sharp deterioration in relations since President Donald Trump took office, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:08 08 February
Russian MP warns new US nuclear doctrine heightens arms race risk
Chairman of Russia’s State Duma (lower house) Foreign Affairs Committee Leonid Slutsky has described the new US nuclear doctrine as very dangerous, APA reports quoting TASS.
05:29 04 February
Russia’s Foreign Ministry notes anti-Russian focus of US nuclear doctrine
The content of the United States’ new nuclear doctrine released on Friday causes deep disappointment in Moscow, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a commentary on Saturday, APA reports quoting TASS.
22:05 03 February
Trump plans to keep Guantanamo Bay open
U.S. President Donald Trump is preparing to reverse an Obama-era order to shut down the infamous military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to a report by Politico, a political news website in Washington D.C, APA reports quoting CNN.
07:19 31 January
Obama administration deceived Turkey, says Erdogan
Turkey will completely clear Manbij region, including all frontier areas from PYD/YPG which is Syrian branch of the PKK terrorist organization, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, APA reported citing NTV channel.
14:03 24 January
Trump signs spending bill, ending government shutdown
President Donald Trump signed a stopgap spending bill into law to fund the government through early February, drawing a three-day shutdown to a close, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
05:30 23 January
Trump's dealmaker image tarnished by U.S. government shutdown
For President Donald Trump, this weekend was supposed to be a celebration, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:31 21 January
Trump denies U.S. embassy to be moved to Jerusalem within a year
President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the controversial move to happen by then, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:34 18 January
Trump accuses Russia of helping North Korea evade sanctions; says U.S. needs more missile defense
U.S. President Donald Trump complained on Wednesday that Russia was helping North Korea to evade international sanctions, signaling frustration with a country he had hoped to forge friendly relations with after his 2016 election win, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:10 18 January
Trump administration to appeal 'Dreamer' immigrant ruling
The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday said it will ask the Supreme Court to overturn a judge’s ruling last week that blocked President Donald Trump’s move to end a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, APA reports quoting the NYT.
00:25 17 January
Iran rejects Trump's call for changes to nuclear deal
Iran has said it will not accept any changes to the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, after US President Donald Trump threatened to pull out of the agreement unless its "terrible flaws" are fixed, according to Al Jazeera.
14:51 13 January
Reluctant Trump grants sanctions relief to Iran one last time
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would waive nuclear sanctions against Iran for the last time to give Washington and its European allies a chance to fix the “terrible flaws” of the 2015 nuclear deal, APA reports quoting Reuters.
00:10 13 January
Trump signals he could endorse immigration deal
President Donald Trump signaled Tuesday he could support a deal to allow hundreds of thousands of immigrants living in the country illegally to keep their status, but only as part of a broader border security deal, APA reports quoting AA.
02:28 10 January
US ending temporary residence for 200,000 Salvadorans
The Trump administration is ending the temporary residencies of 200,000 El Salvadorans who had been living in the U.S. for more than 15 years, following two devastating earthquakes that roiled their home country in 2001, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
03:22 09 January
Justice Dept launches new Clinton Foundation probe
The U.S. Justice Department has begun an investigation into whether the Clinton Foundation conducted “pay-to-play” politics or other illegal activities during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state, The Hill reported on Thursday, citing law enforcement officials and a witness, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:09 05 January
Pence visits Afghanistan, says U.S. will 'see this through'
Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan to meet its leaders and underscore U.S. commitment to the country four months after President Donald Trump agreed to an open-ended war against insurgents here, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:28 22 December
Pentagon looking to triple size of Afghan air force by 2025
Air Force Brig. Gen. Lance Bunch said in a press briefing from Kabul that the US military is hoping to triple the size of the Afghan air force over the next 7 to 8 years with UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and A-29 light attack aircraft, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
01:31 13 December
Trump does not see solution as gov’t shutdown looms
President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that a government shutdown is likely -- ahead of a major deadline for lawmakers to negotiate a year-end spending deal, APA reports quoting AA.
22:05 28 November
South Dakota Keystone pipeline shut down after oil spill
The Oil company TransCanada announced Thursday that it has shut down the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota because it discovered 210,000 gallons of oil has spilled from the pipeline, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
07:46 17 November
Iran sticks to key limits of nuclear deal: U.N. watchdog report
Iran has remained within the main limits on its nuclear activity set by its 2015 deal with six world powers, the U.N. atomic watchdog said in its first report since U.S. President Donald Trump decertified Iranian compliance with the terms, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:39 13 November