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Attacks on religious minorities in India occurred throughout 2021: US report

Released by Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department, the report gives its own perspective to the status and violations of religious freedom across the globe and have separate chapters on each of the countries.
The report was released by US' Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department,(REUTERS)
The report was released by US' Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department,(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 03, 2022 06:35 AM IST
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US state department likely to label Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism

The US earlier had announced to provide Ukraine with an additional 800 million US dollars' worth of military aid including heavy artillery as Washington anticipated a "wider assault" by Russia in eastern Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo by Mikhail KLIMENTYEV/Sputnik/AFP)
Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo by Mikhail KLIMENTYEV/Sputnik/AFP)
Published on Apr 19, 2022 09:44 AM IST
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US waives in-person visa interviews in a bid to cut wait times

The consular officers will now be temporarily authorised to waive in-person interviews for nearly a dozen visa categories, including Persons in Specialty Occupations (H1B visas), visas for students, temporary agricultural and non-agricultural workers, student exchange visitors, as well as athletes, artists and entertainers.
The US state department has extended indefinitely the authorisation to waive the in-person interview for applicants renewing a visa in the same visa class within 48 months of the prior visa’s expiration.(Representational Image)
The US state department has extended indefinitely the authorisation to waive the in-person interview for applicants renewing a visa in the same visa class within 48 months of the prior visa’s expiration.(Representational Image)
Published on Dec 25, 2021 04:15 AM IST
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Pakistan failed to prosecute terrorists, including Masood Azhar: US report

The State Department report stated that Indian security agencies are effective in disrupting terror threats and respond “in a timely manner” to the requests made by the United States.
The State Department report highlighted the terror attack in Quetta in which 15 people were killed.(AFP/Representative Photo)
The State Department report highlighted the terror attack in Quetta in which 15 people were killed.(AFP/Representative Photo)
Published on Dec 17, 2021 09:41 AM IST
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US team expresses deep concerns over Afghans' abuses at Doha meet with Taliban 

The team, led by special representative for Afghanistan Thomas West, asked the Taliban to take necessary action to protect the rights of citizens in the war-torn nation, the US state department said.
File photo of US special representative to Afghanistan, Thomas West. (AFP)(HT_PRINT)
File photo of US special representative to Afghanistan, Thomas West. (AFP)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Dec 01, 2021 09:27 AM IST
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