U.S. secures deal with Netherlands, Japan on China chip export limit- Bloomberg

The United States reached an agreement with the Netherlands and Japan to restrict exports of certain advanced chipmaking machines to China in talks that concluded on Friday, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. . The deal would extend some export controls the United States passed in October to companies based in … Read more

A New Chapter for India-US Defense Ties – The Diplomat

Advertising On a cold November night in 1962, United States Air Force Major David Sutherland took his C-130 transport plane to new heights – literally – as he carried out a resupply mission. on a remote airstrip outside the Indian city of Leh in the Himalayas. The People’s Liberation Army had invaded India a month … Read more

North Korea condemns US sending battle tanks to Ukraine | Russia-Ukraine war News

Kim Yo Jong, the North Korean leader’s influential sister, has accused the United States of waging a “proxy war” against Russia. The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has condemned the US decision to provide Ukraine with advanced battle tanks to help fight Russian forces, accusing Washington of crossing a “red line” … Read more

lavrov: India, China ahead of United States and EU members in many respects: Russian FM Sergei Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke at length about the development of new centers of economic power and financial and political influence and said that China and India are already ahead of the United States and members of the EU in several respects. Taking a sharp jab at the United States, Lavrov said in his … Read more

US, EU Launch Agreement on Artificial Intelligence

Washington— The United States and the European Union announced an agreement on Friday to accelerate and strengthen the use of artificial intelligence to improve agriculture, health care, emergency response, climate forecasting and the electrical network. A senior US administration official, discussing the initiative shortly before the official announcement, called it the first high-profile AI deal … Read more

Tyre Nichols: Memphis releases video showing police stop that led to Nichols’ death

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic descriptions of violence. CNN  —  [Breaking news alert, published at 8:05 p.m. ET] The city of Memphis has released police body camera and surveillance video showing the January 7 traffic stop and violent police confrontation that led to the death of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols. In one of the bodycam … Read more

US Weighs Turkey, Greece Jet Sales Amid NATO Expansion

Washington— As US President Joe Biden’s administration seeks NATO expansion with Sweden and Finland joining, it is processing requests to purchase fighter jets from Turkey and the Greece, the latter being less controversial and more likely to be approved. Analysts speaking to VOA said the outcome of the proposed sale of F-16s to Ankara and … Read more

CI Financial’s grand plans for U.S. expansion leave Canada behind

Kurt MacAlpine, the CEO of CI Financial, in downtown Toronto on Dec. 20, 2019.Tijana Martin/The Globe and Mail Across from the East Hotel, where Miami’s rich, young and beautiful party nightly at a rooftop bar called Sugar, CI Financial Inc. CIX-T chief executive officer Kurt MacAlpine is building the U.S. future of one of Canada’s … Read more

China’s Engagement In The Caribbean And The United States’ Response

Official ministerial visit of CELAC (Community of Latin American and Caribbean States) to Beijing in … [+] January 8, 2014. Consulate of Ecuador Last week marked the Chinese New Year and the largest annual migration on the planet with more than 200 million people traveling within China and from different parts of the world returning … Read more

US says Iran hired 3 members of Eastern European mafia to murder dissident – POLITICO

The United States has accused three suspected members of an Eastern European-based mafia organization of planning to assassinate Iranian-American activist Masih Alinejad at the behest of Iran, indictments say feds unveiled on Friday. The US Department of Justice said the three men – Rafat Amirov, Polad Omarov and Khalid Mehdiyev, who have all been arrested … Read more