Lloyd Austin (center) and man in uniform walking on red carpet past row of other people in uniform holding musical instruments (© Manish Swarup/AP Images)

Defense Secretary Austin: U.S.-India partnership ‘remains resilient and strong’

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin met with Indian leaders to strengthen the U.S.-India partnership and advance security in the Indo-Pacific region.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala speaking next to an ice sculpture depicting fish as man looks on (© Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)

Okonjo-Iweala makes history as new WTO head

Dr. Okonjo-Iweala has made history by becoming the first woman and first African to lead the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Large bomber flying with smaller combat aircraft (© Aijaz Rahi/AP Images)

U.S.-India defense cooperation advances Indo-Pacific security

The U.S. and India's defense partnership is creating jobs and exports in both countries while advancing security. Learn more about the collaboration.
People setting up pump on vessel at sea (U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Abraham Perez)

U.S. Coast Guard partners with South America to battle illegal fishing

As a part of the U.S. Coast Guard's Operation Southern Cross, the USCGC Stone is making its first patrol in the South Atlantic to combat illegal fishing.
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Trade between U.S. and India drives economic growth and connectivity

The U.S. and India continue to generate billions in economic growth through their bilateral trade and spur multimillion-dollar deals in the region.
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China’s leaders expand use of forced labor

China's rulers are expanding use of forced labor in Xinjiang, posing risks to global supply chains, the U.S. Department of Labor says.
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U.S. food programs help children and farmers worldwide

The United States is providing food to children and trade aid to farmers worldwide. Learn more about U.S. efforts to fight hunger.
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U.S. moves to protect investors from China’s firms

The U.S. is aiming to stop China's long-standing efforts to block accurate financial disclosures. Learn how the U.S. is seeking to protect investors.
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U.S. acts to protect investors from Beijing’s military fundraising

The U.S. is blocking Chinese firms that support China's military from raising funds on stock exchanges in the United States.