US President Joe Biden has announced targeted sanctions against the coup leaders in Myanmar that will put $1 billion in assets out of reach.
White House spokesman says new strategy required to deal with Chinese assertiveness, authoritarianism.
Leaders across Asia from South Korea to India congratulated new U.S. President Joe Biden.
Nearly 270 Myanmar migrant workers tested positive out of the total 320 cases detected on Sunday in the Thai province.
Ten members of Trump’s Republican Party supported the resolution in the House of Representatives; he is the first US president to be impeached twice.
The party introduced to the House of Representatives a resolution accusing the president of inciting ‘insurrection’ on Capitol Hill.
The social media platforms’ CEO said the risks posed by Trump were ‘simply too great’ after the president incited a deadly storming of the US Capitol on Wednesday.
Beijing described the planned visit in the waning days of the Trump administration as ‘the final madness staged by a handful of anti-China politicians.’
Following the storming of Congress by his supporters, the social media platform removed three tweets by Donald Trump for ‘repeated and severe violations’ of its policy.
Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday, disrupting congressional certification of Joe Biden’s presidential election victory.
The Democratic Party was leading in one of two US Senate runoffs in Georgia late Tuesday, with the fate of Joe Biden’s legislative plan hanging in the balance.
Britain, France and Germany are among the countries planning to deploy naval vessels in Indo-Pacific waters this year amid increasing Chinese assertiveness in the region.
Officials in Colorado announced the US’ first detection of a potentially more infectious strain of the coronavirus that has already been detected in Britain.
US biotech firm Moderna expects its vaccine to be effective against variants of the coronavirus.
The outgoing deputy US secretary of state, Stephen Biegun, says Washington wants to help Rakhine State development, including on the Rohingya issue.