State Department defends unfreezing $6bn for Iran prisoner swap
Republicans have criticised the Biden administration’s decision to issue waiver for $6 billion being held in South Korea
September 12, 2023, 7:21 PM
Storms leave hundreds of thousands without power in eastern US
At least two people have died while President Biden was forced to move up his flight from Washington to the south-west
August 08, 2023, 12:30 PM
Blinken expects China's Foreign Minister to visit Washington
The invitation was earlier extended to Wang Yi’s predecessor, Qin Gang, who was removed after only seven months in the position
August 03, 2023, 7:35 PM
Microsoft shares slide despite 20% surge in profits
Company’s net income was driven by strong productivity and cloud businesses but revenue guidance for the quarter was missed
July 25, 2023, 11:11 PM
Microsoft to lay off more employees on top of 10,000 job cuts announced in January
Company to cut 276 permanent staff in its home state of Washington
July 11, 2023, 2:57 PM
Indian PM Narendra Modi leaves for US to 'enrich' bilateral ties
After four days in America, Mr Modi will head to Egypt for a two-day visit
June 20, 2023, 7:55 AM
Gorge Amphitheatre shooting: Two dead at Washington's Beyond Wonderland dance festival
Gunman fired 'randomly' into crowds at campsite hosting festival-goers
June 19, 2023, 4:52 AM
Rishi Sunak seeks fresh start with Washington ahead of meeting with Joe Biden
Prime Minister looks to strengthen ties with President Biden while demonstrating powerful unity over Ukraine
June 06, 2023, 5:26 PM
Microsoft Build: Top five key takeaways from annual developers' conference
The company is banking on AI to attract more customers and boost market share
May 24, 2023, 2:31 PM
US doctor dies on Mount Everest
Expedition organiser says death 'not the result of a climbing accident'
May 03, 2023, 6:53 AM
World Bank raises global growth forecast slightly as China reopens
Global economy to grow 2% this year, but slowdown from stronger growth last year will increase debt distress for developing countries, bank's chief says
April 10, 2023, 3:11 PM
IMF forecasts declining growth for 90% of advanced economies this year
Global growth will remain around 3% over the next five years, the lowest medium-term forecast since 1990
April 06, 2023, 1:08 PM
US House Speaker says Congress to move forward with TikTok bill
Politicians from both parties grilled TikTok chief Shou Zi Chew about national security and other concerns involving the app
March 26, 2023, 5:36 PM
Washington’s cherry blossoms bloom as tourists flock to US capital
Trees have become an annual phenomenon but face threats from climate change
March 23, 2023, 2:19 PM
Adam Sandler honoured with Kennedy Centre's Mark Twain Prize
The comedian was praised by other talents at the event, including Jennifer Aniston, Chris Rock and Conan O'Brien
Film & TV
March 20, 2023, 5:13 AM
Who is Sheikha Al Zain Al Sabah, Kuwait's new ambassador to the US?
Sheikha Al Sabah's involvement filmmaking earned her numerous awards
March 14, 2023, 12:30 PM
US mission in Syria worth the risk, says top general
Mark Milley calls defeat of ISIS and supporting local partners important tasks
March 05, 2023, 8:37 AM
US losing ideological war against China in developing countries, says senior congressman
New congressional foreign affairs committee hears Beijing's scope will 'test American diplomacy like few issues have seen'
February 28, 2023, 6:15 PM
Incoming World Bank chief to face tough tests as US plans to overhaul the institution
Member countries are expected to approve initial moves to stretch the bank's balance sheet to free up more funds for climate projects
February 26, 2023, 5:00 AM
US politicians look to formally end Gulf and Iraq wars
Bipartisan group looks to repeal authorisation for using military force in Gulf War in 1991 and Iraq invasion in 2002
February 09, 2023, 9:23 PM