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U.S. in no rush to recognise new Taliban govt in Afghanistan

U.S. in no rush to recognise new Taliban govt in Afghanistan

The U.S. government is not rushing to recognize the newly announced government formed by the Taliban, said White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday. She also said that the decision to recognise the 'Taliban government' …

Biden briefed on rocket attack at Kabul airport

Biden briefed on rocket attack at Kabul airport

The White House has informed U.S. President Joe Biden that evacuation operations will continue to remain uninterrupted amid rocket attacks at the Hamid Karzai airport in Kabul on Monday. “National Security …

White House confirms holding oil talks with OPEC

White House confirms holding oil talks with OPEC

The United States and OPEC have had ongoing engagements to produce more oil, White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed. "This is just an outreach that’s just happening over the last couple of days, but …

White House staff to return for in-person work in July

White House staff to return for in-person work in July

The White House will ask that all employees return to the office for in-person work in July, a source said Tuesday.  White House employees received a memo from the office of Management and Administration instructing them to …

White House: Biden doesn't regret calling Putin a 'killer'

White House: Biden doesn't regret calling Putin a 'killer'

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Joe Biden doesn't regret agreeing that Vladimir Putin is "a killer." "The president gave a direct answer to a direct question," Psaki told a reporter who asked whether …

Trump confirms shooting outside White House

Trump confirms shooting outside White House

U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed that a shooting had occurred outside the White House. Earlier, the U.S. leader was escorted from the White House briefing room by Secret Service agents. Trump returned to the media room …

White House reveals G20 summit start time

White House reveals G20 summit start time

Group of Twenty (G20) leaders will begin their summit via a video linkup at 15:00 Moscow time on Thursday, the U.S. president’s press service said in Trump’s daily schedule. The event will be closed for the media and public, …

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 …

US voices support for Spanish unity

US voices support for Spanish unity

The United States said on Friday that Catalonia is an integral part of Spain and it supported Madrid's efforts to keep the country united after Catalan lawmakers voted to declare independence, Global Times reports. …

John Kelly sworn is as White House Chief of Staff

John Kelly sworn is as White House Chief of Staff

John Kelly has been sworn in as US President Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff, The Independent reports. The Presidentsaid in the Oval Office during Mr Kelly’s swearing-in ceremony that he has …

US to withdraw from TPP, renegotiate NAFTA deal

US to withdraw from TPP, renegotiate NAFTA deal

The United States will withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal and renegotiate the North American Free Trade agreement, according to a new US trade plan released by the White House, Sputnik reports. "This …

Russia's economy  decreases by one-sixth

Russia's economy decreases by one-sixth

The White House’s spokesperson, Eric Schultz, said today that due to the actions of the US President Barack Obama, Russia is in a maximum isolation in the recent history. He also …