Daily Archives: September 3, 2018

OIC regrets US decision to end UNRWA funding

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) voiced regret at the US decision to stop its financial contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), which would contribute to further aggravating the economic...

U.S. Engagement in the Pacific

The United States sees the Pacific Islands as an essential part of the free and open Indo-Pacific region and we are committed to the Pacific Islands' future security and prosperity. As a demonstration of our commitment, the United States �

U.S. Engagement in the Pacific

The United States sees the Pacific Islands as an essential part of the free and open Indo-Pacific region and we are committed to the Pacific Islands' future security and prosperity. As a demonstration of our commitment, the United States �

Bangladesh PM Hasina: Myanmar delaying Rohingya repatriation

Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina said on Sunday that Myanmar was delaying the Rohingya repatriation process without a specific cause.When we talk, Myanmar always says it is ready to take back its nationals [...], but the reality is that

Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:?Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok about the August 31 attack in Amsterdam Central Station that injured two U.S. citizens. The Secretary expressed a...

Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:?Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok about the August 31 attack in Amsterdam Central Station that injured two U.S. citizens. The Secretary expressed a...

Myanmar judge jails Reuters journalists for seven years

A judge in Myanmar on Monday sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years' jail each with hard labor for collecting state secrets, in a high-profile press freedom case.Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were arrested in Yangon in

Pakistan To Discuss U.S. Military Payment Cut During Pompeo Visit

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says he intends to speak with U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo about Washington's decision to cut $300 million in U.S. payments to Pakistan's military.Qureshi said he will raise the issue on Septemb...