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Yemenis, Iranians sue US State Department over visa processing

Dozens of Yemenis and Iranians who won the chance to immigrate to the United States sue the US State Department for not processing their visa applications after President Donald Trump's...

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

US launches new centre for counter-violent-extremist communications

The US State Department is revamping its counter-violent-extremist communications efforts through a new Global Engagement Center, a State Department press release said.

December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015

China summons US envoy over Taiwan arms

China has summoned a senior US envoy in protest after Washington announced it would sell two warships to Taiwan.

November 21, 2015
November 21, 2015

Hotel attacks: Mali declares 10-day state of emergency

Gun-toting jihadists took more than 100 people hostage for around nine hours at a top hotel in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, in an attack claimed by an al-Qaeda affiliate that left at least...

September 12, 2015
September 12, 2015

4th US-Bangladesh security dialogue held

The fourth security dialogue between Bangladesh and the United States is being held in Washington.

September 6, 2015
September 6, 2015

Clinton paid staffer to maintain email server

Hillary Clinton says she and her family paid a State Department staffer with personal funds to maintain a private email server that she used for both personal and government matters while secretary...

September 1, 2015
September 1, 2015

Latest Clinton emails show frustrations at State with email

Aides to Hillary Rodham Clinton at the State Department complain about the limitations of using email to discuss sensitive diplomatic information.

June 13, 2015
June 13, 2015

Fiscal transparency: Bangladesh’s progress poor, says US

Bangladesh does not make “significant progress” toward meeting requirements of fiscal transparency for 2015, report says.

May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

700 migrants rescued off Indonesia

Another 700 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants are rescued off Indonesia on Friday, police say, as Myanmar undermined calls for a coordinated response to the human-trafficking crisis by threatening...