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US, India in talks to settle solar power trade dispute

US, India in talks to settle solar power trade dispute

The United States and India are in talks that could settle a long-running solar power trade dispute, delaying the announcement of a ruling by the World Trade Organisation, an Obama administration official said on Friday…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

US job growth slows

US employment gains slowed more than expected in January as the boost to hiring from unseasonably mild weather faded, but surging wages and an unemployment rate at an eight-year low suggested the labour market recovery remains firm…

February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Rising US layoffs hint at ebbing labour market momentum

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, suggesting some loss of momentum in the labour market amid a sharp economic slowdown and stock market selloff…

February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

US intelligence says IS weaker

Islamic State has as many as 25,000 fighters in Syria and Iraq, down from a previous estimate of up to 31,000, according to a US intelligence report revealed by the White House on Thursday…

February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

US exporters could pave way for investment in B’desh: US Exim Bank chair

The US exporters could pave the way to foreign investment in the country if they get proper support, said the president of Export-Import Bank of the United States Fred Hochberg on Thursday…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
CHOMSKY : US is one of the most fundamentalist countries

CHOMSKY : US is one of the most fundamentalist countries

THERE are not too many countries in the world where two-thirds of the population awaits The Second Coming, Chomsky said, adding that half of them think it is going to be in their lifetimes…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Op-Ed

US to send IS expert to share info: HM

Home affairs minister Asaduzzaman Khan said on Tuesday that the United States has offered to send an expert on IS (Islamic State) to Bangladesh to share information about the activities of the international militant organisation…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

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The United States and Italy warned Tuesday that the Islamic State group is expanding its reach, threatening to seize Libya and launch attacks in Western countries. But as representatives from the 23 countries of the US-led coalition…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Other World News
US, EU in row over MNCs’ tax probes: report

US, EU in row over MNCs’ tax probes: report

The United States has attacked high-profile EU tax probes into America-based multinational companies as unfair and encroaching on the US government’s right to tax them, the Financial Times reported Saturday…

January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Obama vows to counter IS in Libya

US President Barack Obama directed his national security advisers on Thursday to counter efforts by Islamic State to expand into Libya and other countries, the White House said…

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

US economic growth brakes sharply in Q4

US economic growth braked sharply in the fourth quarter as businesses stepped up efforts to reduce an inventory glut and a strong dollar and tepid global demand weighed on exports…

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

US, British spies hacked Israeli air force: report

The United States and Britain have monitored secret sorties and communications by Israel’s air force in a hacking operation dating back to 1998, according to documents attributed to leaks by former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden…

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Iran flies drone over US aircraft carrier

Iran flew a surveillance drone over a US aircraft carrier and took ‘precise’ photographs of it as part of an ongoing naval drill, state television reported Friday. An American official declined to comment on the claim…

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

As Myanmar enters a new era, US, China vie for influence

MYANMAR is a country rapidly moving toward uncharted political terrain. By March 2016, the National League for Democracy will take power for the first time in history, bringing an end to five decades of rule by the military establishment…

January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

US should show ‘proof’ of Putin corruption claims

The Kremlin on Tuesday dismissed comments by a US Treasury official to the BBC alleging massive corruption by president Vladimir Putin, challenging Washington to provide proof for what amounted to an ‘official accusation’…

January 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

US blizzard to cause multi-billion dollar losses: report

Massive blizzards that paralyzed much of the US East Coast in the past few days are likely to cause ‘multi-billion’ dollar economic losses in one of the worst storms in the region in over a century, reinsurance broker Aon Benfield said on Monday…

January 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
Paul Boos of Falls Church, Virginia, shovels snow from his roof as a blizzard hits the east coast January 23, 2016. – Reuters photo

New York rebounds after blizzard, Washington shuts down government

New York City emerged on Sunday from a massive blizzard that paralysed much of the US East Coast, while snowy gridlock gripped the nation’s capital and surrounding areas, where federal, state and local offices and schools planned to remain closed on Monday…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
A Secret Service officer stationed outside the White House took all precautions against the snow.--AP photo

Mammoth blizzard hits US East Coast, shuts New York

A massive snowstorm has brought much of the eastern US to a standstill, affecting some 85 million people.The blizzard has dumped 102cm of snow in some areas, with 11 states declaring emergencies…

January 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

N Korea detains US student

North Korea has detained a US university student, the third western citizen known to be held in the isolated state, for committing a ‘hostile act’ and wanting to ‘destroy the country’s unity’, it said on Friday…

January 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

US enforces new visa waiver rules

The United States started implementing changes to the US Visa Waiver Programme for citizens of 38 foreign countries…

January 23, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

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