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Biden revokes Trump-era visa ban affecting many green card applicants

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked an executive action by his predecessor banning legal immigration for family members of U.S. citizens and residents, and diversity visa lottery recipients. Biden said in a statement that former President Donald Trump’s order blocking green card applicants and temporary …

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U.S. should return to JCPOA to resolve Iran impasse

Beijing, China | Xinhua | China always believes that the United States’ return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is the only correct way to break the Iran nuclear deadlock, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Thursday. Spokesperson Hua Chunying made the remarks at a press briefing when asked …

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South Sudan urges EU to support lifting of arms embargo

Juba, South Sudan | Xinhua | South Sudan said on Thursday that it’s seeking support from the European Union to help lift the arms embargo and sanctions imposed by the United States following the outbreak of conflict in December 2013. Deng Dau Deng, deputy minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation …

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U.S. reports over 2 million child COVID-19 cases

  Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Over two million children in the United States have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic, according to the latest data of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Children’s Hospital Association. Nearly 179,000 new child COVID-19 cases were reported last …

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Uganda responds to U.S. allegations of human rights violation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Government of Uganda has responded to allegations of United States Congressman Eliot Engel on human rights violations and attack on the independence of  the media, denying them and offering explanations that may help understand what the accusers might have got wrong. On 9th December …

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Putin congratulates Biden on presidential victory

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday sent U.S. President-elect Joe Biden a congratulatory telegram on his election victory, the Kremlin said in a statement. In the telegram, Putin wished Biden success and expressed confidence that despite existing differences, Russia and the United States can contribute to …

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U.S. human rights record criticized at UN session

  Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The United States’ human rights record was examined by a working group session of the UN Human Rights Council Monday, where many countries criticized the U.S. human rights situation and proposed recommendations to the country. Representatives of more than 110 countries spoke at the session …

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