A woman who left a small town in India at age 6 to come to America has become one of the most important leaders in the United States Department of State. On Nov. 21, Nisha Desai Biswal was sworn into office as Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs.
By Peter Enav The Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Washington has been lavishing attention on Taiwan, stepping up official visits and saying it will likely allow visa-free travel to the United States. The moves are raising suspicions that America is trying to influence a tight presidential election here in January.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam on Friday started the first phase of a joint plan with former enemy the United States to clean up environmental damage leftover from the chemical defoliant Agent Orange, a lasting legacy from the Vietnam War …
The post for U.S. Ambassador to India has just opened up after the sudden resignation of former Ambassador Timothy Roemer, who was appointed by President Obama in 2009.
“They told him, ‘There’s nothing we can do for you. Just go home and wait to die,”’ said Do Thi Phuong. When she contracted AIDS, she didn’t seek help, fearing that she would also be shunned. Instead, like her husband, she went home to die.