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Americas

Venezuelan President Maduro lashes out at insolent US sanctions

The US measures came as Venezuela's opposition began a two-day nationwide strike aimed at ousting the president through early elections.

27 Jul 2017 12:34 PM

Israel PM Netanyahu wants to expel Al-Jazeera for 'inciting violence'

Protests and deadly unrest have erupted in the days since the new security measures were installed at the holy site.

27 Jul 2017 12:25 PM

Russia used Facebook to spy on Macron campaign during presidential polls

Facebook said in April it had taken action against fake accounts that were spreading misinformation about the French election.

27 Jul 2017 12:10 PM

LGBT outrage over Trump's ban on transgender in US military service

Trump opponents have contended that the military should not bear the cost of any medical procedures related to gender transition.

27 Jul 2017 11:45 AM

Indian in US jailed for illegally selling silencers for guns

The sentencing came after Mohit Chauhan pleaded guilty before US District Judge Elizabeth Foote in Louisiana.

27 Jul 2017 11:19 AM

Trump says transgender people barred to serve US military

US President Donald Trump’s announcement Wednesday morning on Twitter was after consulting with 'Generals and military experts'.

26 Jul 2017 7:19 PM

Trump blames Obama for not taking action against Iran's control over Syria

Trump said the US has made “tremendous strides” against the Islamic State terror group in Syria, Iraq and other locations. 

26 Jul 2017 4:52 PM

US House votes to slap sanctions on Russia, Iran, North Korea

The measure now heads to the Senate, where there is support for sanctions but debate about whether to include penalties on North Korea.

26 Jul 2017 2:53 PM

US should help build Indian Navy to force China back down

An Indian Navy that has the capability of delivering nuclear weapons would cause China great concern. 

26 Jul 2017 2:11 PM

US Senate to repeal, replace Obamacare after US VP Mike Pence’s vote

The Republican legislation is aimed at undoing Obamacare’s mandates for most people to carry insurance and businesses to offer it.

26 Jul 2017 11:49 AM