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Egypt called off a scheduled meeting between its foreign minister and top United States presidential adviser Jared Kushner on Aug. 23 after the United States decided to withhold millions of dollars in aid.
United States President Donald Trump on Aug. 22 promised to shut down the U.S. government if necessary to build a wall along the border with Mexico.
Cansu Çamlıbel - WASHINGTON
The United States has no intention to extend its presence in Syria after defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert has said
CARACAS - Agence France-Presse
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called Aug. 22 for Pope Francis's support against a "military threat" from the United States, as international pressure mounts over the deadly political crisis Caracas is facing.
WASHINGTON – Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump’s ouster of chief strategist Steve Bannon is unlikely to mark the abandonment of the administration’s “America First” agenda that has unnerved investors and trade partners and split the White House into nationalist and globalist camps.
SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON - Reuters
The U.S. Navy announced on Aug. 21 a fleet-wide probe and plans for temporary halts in operations to focus on safety, as it searched for 10 sailors missing after the fourth major accident in the U.S. Pacific fleet this year.
Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans in a public rejection of white nationalism upstaged a small group in Boston that planned a “free speech rally” a week after a violent clash rocked Virginia and reverberated across the U.S.
SINGAPORE - The Associated Press
Ten U.S. sailors are missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and a tanker early Aug. 21 east of Singapore, the second accident involving a ship from the Navy's 7th Fleet in the Pacific in two months.
The number of asylum seekers who illegally crossed the United States border into Canada more than tripled last month, according to Canadian government data released on Aug. 17, as migrants worried about the U.S. administration's immigration crackdown head north.
Washington will halt the issuance of all non-immigrant visas in Russia for nine days from Aug. 23 and will thereafter reduce visa operations, the United States embassy in Moscow said Aug. 21, citing the "Russian government-imposed cap" on its staff levels.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Two psychologists who helped design the CIA's post-9/11 interrogation program settled a lawsuit Aug. 17 by detainees alleging they were illegally tortured.