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Boris Johnson on Tuesday with Joe Biden who did not reject a past suggestion made by former US president Barack Obama that the UK would be at the ‘back of the queue’ for a post-Brexit trade deal. Photograph: Bloomberg

The possibility of the United Kingdom joining a trade agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada (USMCA) is not on the US government’s age(...)

The Taliban and Afghanistan

Sir, – The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, on foot of the withdrawal of US troops, was entirely predictable. Despite protestations to the contrary, P(...)

A pop up Covid-19 vaccination site at Hammons Field in Springfield, Missouri. Photograph:  Angus Mordant/Bloomberg

Health officials in the United States have reported a sharp increase in vaccination rates in recent weeks, as hundreds of thousands of Americans have (...)

Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) (centre) and Cori Bush (D-MO) (right) protest on the steps to the House of Representatives at the US Capitol Building for an extension of the eviction moratorium. Photograph:  Samuel Corum/Getty

A growing rift is emerging between Democrats in the US House of Representatives over the expiration of a rent-related moratorium that could leave mill(...)

An Afghan security official stands guard as people arrive to offer Eid al-Adha prayers at a mosque in Herat, Afghanistan. Photograph: Alil Rezayee/EPA

The first group of Afghan interpreters, drivers and their families arrived in the United States on Friday, as the Biden administration sought to evacu(...)

While the Hamilton is back in business after a tough year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, management is facing a new challenge – finding staff. File photograph: Amr Alfiky/New York Times

A few blocks from the White House, the lunchtime rush is beginning at the Hamilton. The stylish restaurant and brasserie is brimming with atmosphere(...)

People leaving the Nationals Park stadium as the game between the Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres was interrupted due to a shooting outside the stadium in Washington, DC, on July 17th. File photograph: Getty

The Biden administration is seeking to clamp down on illegal gun trafficking and combat violent crime as the US continues to see a rise in gun violenc(...)

An unused common detainee space in the US Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Photograph: Mladen Antonov/AFP via Getty

The United States has transferred an inmate at Guantanamo Bay to Morocco, the first such transfer of the Biden administration, after former president (...)

A US patrol in Afghanistan. The US  will evacuate thousands of Afghan interpreters and others who helped US forces in the country starting in late July. Photograph:  Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images

The Biden administration announced plans to evacuate Afghan nationals this month who helped the US during the 19-year war, as criticism of the US deci(...)

Afghan forces flying over Lashkar Gah, in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, in May 2021. Photograph: Jim Huylebroek/The New York Times

The US House of Representatives was on Tuesday night poised to vote on a Bill to speed up the visa application process for Afghan citizens who helped (...)

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