U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, William Heidt, poses for a photo with members of Pacific Angel Team.
The U.S. has instituted a near-total ban on the domestic commercial trade of African elephant ivory.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently concluded an official three-day trip to Washington, where he met with business leaders, addressed Congress, and discussed U.S.– India ties with President Barack Obama.
Both countries found common ground on issues including strategic, environmental, and humanitarian matters.
On a recent visit to Mongolia, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stressed the importance of attracting foreign investment to the country.
The United States Treasury Department has tightened sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, to target ongoing violations of its international obligations and a broad range of its provocative, destabilizing and repressive actions and policies.
In Bangladesh, attacks by violent extremists targeting intellectuals, secular writers, members of religious minority groups and activists continue at an alarming growth rate.
Burma has made extraordinary progress in the last year, including holding successful nationwide parliamentary elections in November 2015 and the formation in March 2016 of a democratically elected, civilian-led government. However, significant problems remain.
Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Michael McKinley recently recognized 300 women civil society leaders for their work to empower the women of Afghanistan and encouraged the continuation of their efforts.
The TGG is a Pakistani Taliban linked group based in Darra Adam Khel, Pakistan. JDQ is a terrorist group based in Peshawar, Pakistan, and eastern Afghanistan, which pledged allegiance in 2010 to now-deceased Taliban emir Mullah Omar.
Combating air pollution in North India was the focus of a recent workshop in Lucknow, India, conducted by the U.S. Embassy.
Relations between the United States and the Lao Peoples Democratic Republic was the focus of the seventh annual Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue conducted recently in Vientiane.
Law enforcement and the rule of law in Pakistan got a boost recently with some assistance from the United States.