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In an "importat milestone," the first flight carrying Afghan interpreters who are working for the US defence forces has landed in the United States as all American troops are scheduled to leave over the next four weeks by August 31. Under "Operation Allies Refuge", thousands of Afghans will reportedly be brought to the US using Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs), allowing them to bring their families.
In other news, Republican lawmakers have introduced a new bill in the US Congress seeking to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act. The amendment intends to end the programme that allows foreign students on F1 visas to stay in the US for a year after finishing their studies and apply for employment.
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According to Joe Biden, the first US military flight carrying Afghan interpreters working to assist the US has landed in the United States, marking an "important milestone."
Republicans have introduced a bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act. This aims to eliminate a provision that allows foreign students on F1 visas to stay in the United States after finishing their studies.
President Isaac Herzog receives the third dose of the Pfizer vaccine, launching a campaign to give booster doses to people over 60 as part of efforts to slow the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.
In an effort to encourage Americans to fully vaccinate against the deadly Coronavirus, US President Joe Biden has urged states to offer $100 as vaccination incentives.
COVID-19 is suffering its worst outbreak in months as a Delta variant fuels the outbreak in China. 64 new cases have been reported.
Amid an escalation of Coronavirus cases, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) marked the country's Aegean island "dark red," following which Greek authorities sent police to holiday islands.
A day after Russia's newly-docked Nauka research module briefly threw the International Space Station out of control, Russia said all was well on Friday.
After pleading not guilty to charges that he defrauded and lied to investors regarding the electric- and hydrogen-powered truck maker, Trevor Milton, the founder and former CEO of Nikola, was released on 100 million dollar bail.
Since the Feb 1 coup, more than 900 people have been killed and thousands have been arrested in the violent suppression of mass protests against junta rule. Here's a look back at Myanmar's in the last six-months.
According to new research, removing social restrictions like mask-wearing and social distancing even when most people are vaccinated greatly increases the likelihood of mutations of vaccine-resistant COVID-19 viruses.