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AMERICA NEWS

Americans can pack bags for Europe, as EU lifts travel curbs

June 18, 2021 7:00 pm

Albania, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Macau, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Taiwan were also added to a so-called “white list” of countries from which non-essential travel is allowed. The new rules will take effect within days, as soon as they are published in the Official Journal of the EU.

Alternative grading system for Class 12 to save foreign universities from losing Indian students

June 08, 2021 11:01 am

Most foreign universities are accepting provisional marksheets and predictive scores with almost all courses being offered during the January 2022 intake. This would enable students unable to join the September 2021 intake to join their cohort next year.

The USA's moment of reckoning speaks to all of us

January 24, 2021 1:49 pm

What India - and the rest of the world - can learn from how the world's oldest democracy tackled its most urgent crisis

Inauguration shows America is coming back: Joe Biden

January 16, 2021 2:25 pm

Biden said Friday at a virtual reception for inauguration donors that he has “complete confidence” in law enforcement's ability to ensure “dignity, peace and security for this event.”

Anthony Fauci sees US gaining control over pandemic by next autumn

December 31, 2020 10:31 am

Fauci said he was "not surprised," adding that additional cases of the variant would likely surface around the country and that the mutating nature of such viruses is normal.

Families of six Americans convicted in Venezuela cry foul

November 27, 2020 4:09 pm

The so-called Citgo 6 are employees of Houston-based Citgo refining company, which is owned by Venezuela’s state oil company, PDVSA. They had been lured to Venezuela three years ago for a business meeting and were arrested on corruption charges.

US elections: Why the electoral college still has powers to choose President

November 03, 2020 7:29 pm

Embedded within the institution, is the idea that state legislatures have the power to decide on who gets to elect the president of America.

Most powerful in Asia: China closes in on US and India falls behind

October 19, 2020 12:48 pm

The US “lost prestige” due to its poor response to the pandemic, multiple trade disputes and President Donald Trump’s moves to withdraw from multilateral deals and agencies.

It is not simply the death of a black man, but yet another moment of truth for America

June 03, 2020 9:12 am

In a country claiming to be the first in the world to be founded on equality, why have black lives been so cheap? Can black Americans ever be treated with equality and dignity, instead of being brutalised?

US coronavirus deaths projected at over 74,000 by August

April 28, 2020 2:52 pm

Globally, cases have topped 3 million, with a total of more than 210,000 deaths.

AMERICA PHOTOS

US pays tributes and remembers victims on 9/11 anniversary

September 11, 2014 3:14 pm

Yachiyo Kuge, mother of Toshiya Kuge who was a passenger on Flight 93, places origami birds near his name, at the Wall of Names at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville.

AMERICA VIDEOS

George HW Bush: A life in public service

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

George HW Bush, part of a new generation of Republicans, was often referred to as the most successful one-term president.

Beginning of the Gulf War: How Bush senior and Saddam Hussein's Iraq locked horns

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

On this day, US President Bush senior ordered US troops to defend Saudi against a potential Iraqi invasion by Saddam Hussein.

Congress co-relates PM Modi’s Pak visit with Pathankot attack

January 09, 2016 11:09 am

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijay Singh reacted on the recent Pathankot attack and said that considering America’s interest, it is reflected that America is involved in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit from Afghanistan to Pakistan. Taking account of the Pathankot attack, Singh said that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) should investigate the matter.