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U.S. envoy secretly met associate of Venezuela's Maduro on peaceful exit but no deal: sources

Oct 21 2020

WASHINGTON A senior Trump administration envoy met secretly with a representative of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro last month to try to work out Maduro's peaceful exit from power, but no agreement was reached, three people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

U.S. has begun process of removing Sudan from state terrorism list, Pompeo says

Oct 21 2020

WASHINGTON The Trump administration has begun the process of removing Sudan from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism while also working to get Khartoum to recognize Israel, which it hopes will happen quickly, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.

Trump: U.S. to remove Sudan from state terrorism sponsors list after payment to victims

Oct 19 2020

WASHINGTON/DUBAI/KHARTOUM President Donald Trump announced on Monday the United States would remove Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism

U.S. State Department issues sanctions warning to banks over Hong Kong crackdown

Oct 14 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Wednesday warned international financial institutions doing business with individuals deemed responsible for China's crackdown in Hong Kong that they could soon face tough sanctions.

White House NSC tells staff wear masks in common areas; avoid West Wing

Oct 03 2020

WASHINGTON The White House National Security Council on Friday ordered all staff to begin wearing masks in White House common areas and to “avoid unnecessary visits” to the West Wing, according to an internal email. | Video

White House NSC tells staff wear masks in common areas; avoid West Wing

Oct 03 2020

WASHINGTON The White House National Security Council on Friday ordered all staff to begin wearing masks in White House common areas and to “avoid unnecessary visits” to the West Wing, according to an internal email. | Video

White House NSC tells staff wear masks in common areas; avoid West Wing

Oct 02 2020

WASHINGTON The White House National Security Council on Friday ordered all staff to begin wearing masks in White House common areas and to “avoid unnecessary visits” to the West Wing, according to an internal email.

U.S. slaps sanctions on eight Belarus officials

Oct 02 2020

WASHINGTON The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on the interior minister of Belarus and seven other officials of the former Soviet republic, taking action after an August election that the West says was rigged.

U.S. slaps sanctions on eight Belarus officials

Oct 02 2020

WASHINGTON The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on the interior minister of Belarus and seven other officials of the former Soviet republic, taking action after an August election that the West says was rigged.

U.S. slaps sanctions on eight Belarus officials

Oct 02 2020

WASHINGTON The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on the interior minister of Belarus and seven other officials of the former Soviet republic, taking action after an August election that the West says was rigged.

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