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UPDATE 4-U.S. considers adding Venezuela to terrorism sponsors list -source

8:20am IST

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 The United States is considering adding Venezuela to its list of state sponsors of terrorism but no final decision has been made, a person familiar with the deliberations said on Monday.

U.S. measure to urge possible China sanctions over Xinjiang crackdown

14 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON/BEIJING U.S. lawmakers will introduce legislation on Wednesday urging a stronger response by the Trump administration to China's crackdown on minority Muslims, including possible sanctions against a senior official, a move China decried as hypocrisy.

U.S. presses China to halt militarization of South China Sea

10 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON Standing side by side, top U.S. officials urged their Chinese counterparts on Friday to halt militarization of the disputed South China Sea, drawing a rebuke from the Chinese for sending U.S. warships close to islands claimed by Beijing. | Video

Exclusive - Trump, industry work behind the scenes to save Saudi arms package

25 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON The Trump administration and the U.S. defence industry are scrambling to save the few actual deals in the much-touted $110 billion arms package for Saudi Arabia as concerns rise about the role of the Kingdom's leadership over the death of a prominent critic. | Video

Trump a reluctant critic of Saudi Arabia despite pressure to act

20 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Six days after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, U.S. President Donald Trump tried to play down the crisis, saying "hopefully that will sort itself out".

U.S. weapons makers rattled over Saudi Arabia deals

13 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Major U.S. defense contractors have expressed concern to the Trump administration that lawmakers angered by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey will block further arms deals with Saudi Arabia, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Friday.

U.S. weapons makers rattled over Saudi Arabia deals

13 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Major U.S. defence contractors have expressed concern to the Trump administration that lawmakers angered by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey will block further arms deals with Saudi Arabia, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Friday.

U.S. weapons makers rattled over Saudi Arabia deals

13 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Major U.S. defence contractors have expressed concern to the Trump administration that lawmakers angered by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey will block further arms deals with Saudi Arabia, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Friday.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-U.S. weapons makers rattled over Saudi Arabia deals

13 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON, Oct 12 Major U.S. defense contractors have expressed concern to the Trump administration that lawmakers angered by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey will block further arms deals with Saudi Arabia, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Friday.

Pence accuses China of 'malign' campaign to undermine Trump

05 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence intensified Washington's pressure campaign against Beijing on Thursday by accusing China of "malign" efforts to undermine President Donald Trump ahead of next month's congressional elections and reckless military actions in the South China Sea. | Video

World News

U.S. judge blocks Trump asylum restrictions

A U.S. judge on Monday temporarily blocked an order by President Donald Trump that barred asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico, the latest courtroom defeat for Trump on immigration policy.