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Pentagon asks personnel to report any symptoms of mysterious ailments

September 16, 2021 10:11 am

The memo, along with other documents provided to military counterintelligence officials, lays out suspected signs of the attacks from accounts of the injured, including heat, pressure and noise.

Spokesman: Taliban seek 'open, inclusive' Islamic government

August 16, 2021 8:33 am

Earlier, a Taliban official said the group would announce a new government from the presidential palace, but those plans appear to be on hold.

US embassy in Kabul warns of worsening security at airport amid evacuation

August 15, 2021 11:12 pm

"There are reports of the airport taking fire; therefore we are instructing U.S. citizens to shelter in place," the embassy said in a security alert.

Thousands of Indian students secure US visa appointments for July, August

June 16, 2021 12:19 pm

There has been growing anxiety among a sizeable number of Indian students aspiring to fly to the US for higher studies in view of certain restrictions in getting visa appointments due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Facilitating legitimate travel a top priority: American diplomat on allowing Indian students to go to the US

June 13, 2021 4:43 pm

Don Heflin, the Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs at the US embassy, also said that the US-bound students will not require any proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the country. They will need a negative report of their COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to their departure.

US Embassy message sparks online anger in China

May 06, 2021 11:49 am

The message sent out on Chinese social media said applications were being accepted for study at American universities and those wishing to go should "jump at the chance like little puppies".

Myanmar’s military asks families to pay $85 to retrieve bodies of relatives

April 12, 2021 2:27 pm

On Friday, at least 82 people were killed in Bago after the city was “raided” by the military's security forces, advocacy group Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) said.

Hundreds of thousands protest in Myanmar as army faces crippling mass strike

February 14, 2021 10:00 pm

Hundreds of thousands of people protested across the nation after a fearful night as residents formed patrols and the army rolled back laws protecting freedoms.

$200 mn project at US Embassy: ‘Testimony to strength, longevity of US-India relations’

January 09, 2021 1:32 am

Speaking at the event, Hardeep Singh Puri lauded Juster's contribution to strengthening India-US relations, saying ties were “stronger, more enduring and with greater potential now” as compared to when the envoy had come to India.

U.S. embassy urges China to release 12 Hong Kong fugitives

December 28, 2020 12:05 pm

Ten of the twelve Hong Kongers, who were detained in Chinese waters while fleeing to Taiwan, will go on trial at the Yantian District People's Court in Shenzhen on Monday afternoon.