Tag: U.S

  • Biden: U.S. will defend Taiwan militarily in case of attack

    Biden: U.S. will defend Taiwan militarily in case of attack

    The United States (U.S.) would defend Taiwan militarily if it was attacked, U.S. President Joe Biden said at a news conference in Japan. Biden added that China had no right to seize the island by force. Asked by a journalist whether the U.S. would defend Taiwan militarily in the case of an attack, Biden replied:…

  • U.S. launches conflict monitor for Russian war on Ukraine

    U.S. launches conflict monitor for Russian war on Ukraine

    The U. S. has established a new conflict monitoring body which will be used to build legal cases against Russia for crimes committed during its war on Ukraine. “The Conflict Observatory will ensure that crimes committed by Russia’s forces are documented and perpetrators are held accountable,” State Department spokesman Ned Price said as he announced…

  • U.S. Eases Travel Restrictions On Cuba

    U.S. Eases Travel Restrictions On Cuba

    The United States is easing travel restrictions on Cuba, the Biden administration said Monday evening. Among other things, consular services and visa processing at the U.S. embassy in Havana are to be stepped up again to allow more Cubans to enter the U.S. to see relatives. The previously applicable upper limit for transfers of money…

  • U.S. Supreme Court potential shock move on abortion sends protesters onto Washington streets

    U.S. Supreme Court potential shock move on abortion sends protesters onto Washington streets

    Anti-abortion activists and pro-abortion rights supporters took to the streets of Washington on Tuesday after news that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling which legalized abortion nationwide. A leaked initial draft majority opinion suggests the court has voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, Politico reported on Monday. Reuters was…

  • Russian talk of World War III ‘very dangerous’ – U.S.

    Russian talk of World War III ‘very dangerous’ – U.S.

    U.S. Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin expressed sharp criticism, on Tuesday, of a warning from Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov regarding a pending World War III and the possible use of nuclear weapons. “You’ve heard us say a number of times that that kind of rhetoric is very dangerous and unhelpful,” Austin said following an international…

  • Malaria: U.S. contributes $768 million to Nigeria’s fight against malaria since 2011 — USAID

    Malaria: U.S. contributes $768 million to Nigeria’s fight against malaria since 2011 — USAID

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) says it has contributed $768 million dollars to Nigeria’s fight against malaria from 2011 to date. This is contained in a statement issued by USAID Mission Director in Nigeria, Dr Anne Patterson, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Monday. Patterson…

  • Russia warns U.S. against sending more arms to Ukraine

    Russia warns U.S. against sending more arms to Ukraine

    Russia on Monday warned U.S. against sending more arms to Ukraine. The country’s ambassador to Washington warned that large Western deliveries of weapons were inflaming the conflict and would lead to more losses. Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine has killed thousands of people, displaced millions more and raised fears of a wider confrontation between…