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The United States Department of State, or State Department, is an executive department of the U.S. federal government responsible for the nation's foreign policy and international relations.

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After Netanyahu, Blinken calls on Palestinian President Abbas to de-escalate tensions
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After Netanyahu, Blinken calls on Palestinian President Abbas to de-escalate tensions

After speaking to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday (local time) spoke to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and emphasised the need to de-escalate tensions.

In phone call with Netanyahu, Blinken pushes for de-escalation with Palestine
International

In phone call with Netanyahu, Blinken pushes for de-escalation with Palestine

Amid intensifying conflict between Israel and Palestine, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday spoke to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and expressed his concerns over the ongoing violence.

US condemns attack near school in Kabul, calls for immediate end to violence
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US condemns attack near school in Kabul, calls for immediate end to violence

The United States on Saturday (local time) condemned the attack near a school in Afghanistan capital Kabul, which left 53 people dead and several others injured.

US concludes USD 13 mln settlement with Honeywell over data transfers to foreign countries, including China
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US concludes USD 13 mln settlement with Honeywell over data transfers to foreign countries, including China

The American defense firm Honeywell International will pay a civil penalty of USD 13 million over allegations that it transferred technical military data to foreign countries, including China.

Ready to get to work in support of US-India partnership, says newly-appointed US envoy
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Ready to get to work in support of US-India partnership, says newly-appointed US envoy

Newly-appointed US Charge d'Affaires to India, Daniel B Smith on Monday said that he is ready to get to work in support of the US-India partnership.

Uyghur Turkish nationals detain in Xinjiang after they 'witnessed govt crimes', says daughter
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Uyghur Turkish nationals detain in Xinjiang after they 'witnessed govt crimes', says daughter

Xinjiang Authorities have detained an ethnic Uyghur couple as they have witnessed human rights abuses in the region, according to their daughter.

Pak cleric booked for 'provocative' speech against women, granted bail
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Pak cleric booked for 'provocative' speech against women, granted bail

A Pakistani cleric, who had delivered a 'provocative' speech against women education, has been granted bail in Nowshera district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Jaishankar speaks to Blinken on COVID-19 situation in India; reviews flow of equipment, material from US
International

Jaishankar speaks to Blinken on COVID-19 situation in India; reviews flow of equipment, material from US

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday spoke to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on COVID-19 situation in India and reviewed the flow of equipment and material from the United States.

US allows voluntary departure of citizens from India amid COVID-19 spike
International

US allows voluntary departure of citizens from India amid COVID-19 spike

The US State Department has approved the voluntary departure of family members of government employees from India amid a record rise in COVID-19 cases in the country.

US to work closely with India to facilitate movement of essential supplies, supply chains during COVID-19 surge
International

US to work closely with India to facilitate movement of essential supplies, supply chains during COVID-19 surge

US State Department spokeswoman, Jalina Porter on Friday (local time) during a press briefing reaffirmed that US will work closely with India to facilitate movement of essential supplies during COVID-19 surge.

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