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U.s. department of state

The United States Department of State, commonly referred to as the State Department, is a federal executive department responsible for carrying out U.S. foreign policy and international relations.

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Pakistan: Mob attacks police station in Islamabad to lynch man detained on blasphemy charges
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Pakistan: Mob attacks police station in Islamabad to lynch man detained on blasphemy charges

Amid international condemnation of Pakistan's draconian blasphemy laws, a mob of villagers attacked a police station in Islamabad in an attempt to lynch a person detained on blasphemy charges.

US sanctions Chinese official over human rights violations
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US sanctions Chinese official over human rights violations

The US Department of State on Wednesday (local time) sanctioned a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) official over human rights violations, including the arbitrary detention of a Falun Gong practitioners.

US working closely with India to identify continued, emerging needs in COVID-19 crisis
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US working closely with India to identify continued, emerging needs in COVID-19 crisis

Ned Price, US Department of State spokesperson in a press briefing on Tuesday (local time) said that Washington is working closely with India to identify continued, emerging needs in the COVID-19 crisis.

Blinken speaks to Israel FM, discusses violence in Jerusalem
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Blinken speaks to Israel FM, discusses violence in Jerusalem

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday (local time) spoke to Israel's Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi and expressed his concerns over the escalating violence between Israel and Palestine, including the rocket attacks by the latter.

US calls on Pakistan authorities to nab culprits behind attack on journalist Absar Alam
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US calls on Pakistan authorities to nab culprits behind attack on journalist Absar Alam

The United States on Thursday expressed grave concerns over the attack of Pakistan's leading journalist Absar Alam in Islamabad and called on local authorities to apprehend the culprits.

Blinken, Kerry to attend Leaders' Climate Summit alongside Biden, Harris
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Blinken, Kerry to attend Leaders' Climate Summit alongside Biden, Harris

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will join President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and other US cabinet secretaries and private sector and civil society leaders at the Leaders' Summit on Climate.

US backs Japan over release of contaminated Fukushima nuclear power plant water into sea
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US backs Japan over release of contaminated Fukushima nuclear power plant water into sea

The United States on Monday (local time) extended support to Japan in its decision to release contaminated water from the wrecked Fukushima atomic power station into the sea, stating that Tokyo appears to have adopted an approach in accordance with globally accepted nuclear safety standards.

Would ensure concrete action against China, using Xinjiang-made products over Uyghur 'genocide': Blinken
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Would ensure concrete action against China, using Xinjiang-made products over Uyghur 'genocide': Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Washington would ensure that the world takes "concrete actions" against China and also enuring of not using products made in Xinjiang over its human rights abuses.

US backs Japan over release of contaminated Fukushima nuclear power plant water into sea
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US backs Japan over release of contaminated Fukushima nuclear power plant water into sea

The United States on Monday (local time) extended support to Japan in its decision to release contaminated water from the wrecked Fukushima atomic power station into the sea, stating that Tokyo appears to have adopted an approach in accordance with globally accepted nuclear safety standards.

Would ensure concrete action against China, using Xinjiang-made products over Uyghur 'genocide': Blinken
International

Would ensure concrete action against China, using Xinjiang-made products over Uyghur 'genocide': Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Washington would ensure that the world takes "concrete actions" against China and also enuring of not using products made in Xinjiang over its human rights abuses.

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