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U.S. increases security around White House

U.S. increases security around White House

Security has been increased around the grounds of the White House tonight in light of the current tensions with Iran, a U.S. law enforcement official said. A U.S. Secret Service official declined to comment, passing along a statement …

Lavrov arrives in Washington on official visit

Lavrov arrives in Washington on official visit

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has arrived in Washington on an official visit. The plane carrying the Russian delegation landed at 00:50 local time (08:50 Moscow time), TASS reported. The …

Mammadyarov and Bolton meet in Washington

Mammadyarov and Bolton meet in Washington

In the framework of his working visit to Washington Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with the Assistant to the U.S. President for National Security Affairs John Bolton, the Azerbaijani Foreign …

Trump to discuss North Korea issue with Abe

Trump to discuss North Korea issue with Abe

U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a meeting at the White House today to discuss a range of topics including future actions to take towards North Korea following recent …

'Arab NATO' discussed in Washington

'Arab NATO' discussed in Washington

The United States hosted consultations on the political and security pillars of the Middle East Strategic Alliance, also known as the 'Arab NATO', in Washington yesterday.  Senior officials from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, …

World Bank to pick new president by mid-April

World Bank to pick new president by mid-April

The World Bank Board would start accepting nominations for a new leader early next month and name a replacement for outgoing-President Jim Yong Kim by mid-April. The board of the Washington-based global development …

Pompeo and Cavusoglu to hold talks in Washington

Pompeo and Cavusoglu to hold talks in Washington

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will hold talks with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Washington today. The main issue of talks will be the coordination of the road map for cooperation in …

Mike Pence hosts Kvirikashvili at his residence

Mike Pence hosts Kvirikashvili at his residence

Georgia's Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has been received by US Vice President Mike Pence at his residence today. The two leaders discussed issues on the agenda of relations between …

Cavusoglu and Pompeo to meet in Washington in June

Cavusoglu and Pompeo to meet in Washington in June

Turkish Foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington on June 4, a Turkish foreign ministry official said. The meeting comes amid high tension between the …

Palestinian ambassador to US recalled

Palestinian ambassador to US recalled

The Palestinian envoy to the United States Husom Zomlot was recalled in protest over the US moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Palestine's foreign ministry statement said the decision …