Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Tag Archives: America

Pakistani businessman arrested by Scotland Yard on US request

LONDON: Scotland Yard has said that it arrested Pakistani businessman Jabir Motiwala on the extradition request filed by the American government in relation to allegations of conspiracy to commit blackmail, import class A drugs and money laundering in the USA. The police told this scribe that the arrest of 52-years-old ...

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Iran’s Zarif: ‘no one trusts America’ anymore

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Wednesday it was hard to imagine new talks with the US after it lost the trust of the world with its erratic decision-making. “Imagine negotiating now how can we trust them?” Zarif told reporters on state broadcaster IRINN. “America has zig-zagged constantly, so ...

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Iran supreme leader says ‘obvious mistake’ to negotiate with US

TEHRAN: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday it would be an “obvious mistake” to negotiate with the United States as Washington was unreliable. “The word and even the signature of the Americans cannot be relied upon, so negotiations with America are of no avail,” Khamenei said in ...

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In Policy Shift, US Open To Meeting With Taliban

WASHINGTON: The United States is open to holding direct talks with the Taliban to encourage negotiations between the militant group and the Afghan government to end 17 years of war, US officials said. That marks a tactical shift by the Trump administration, which has previously only appeared willing to participate ...

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Russia to impose duties on American goods

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Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images MOSCOW: Russia said on Tuesday it would impose import duties on U.S. road-building machinery, a measure likely to help Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, who was hit by US sanctions and controls Russia’s biggest maker of road-building equipment. In the latest move in the war of ...

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UK judges block US extradition of hacker Lauri

LONDON: British judges on Monday rejected a US request for the extradition of a man accused of hacking into thousands of US government computers in a ruling that could set a precedent for similar pending cases. Lauri Love, 33, faces charges in the United States for allegedly hacking into the ...

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Pakistan has much to lose from harbouring terrorists, says Mike Pence

KABUL: US Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan to meet its leaders and underscore America’s commitment to the country four months after President Donald Trump agreed to an open-ended war against insurgents there. In an apparent warning to Pakistan during his surprise visit to Afghanistan, Pence ...

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Bob Corker says US on course for World War III with Trump at helm

A top Republican lawmaker warned Sunday that US President Donald Trump’s impulsive threats against other countries could set America “on the path to World War III,” in comments capping an unusually hostile and public feud between the pair on social media. Bob Corker, who chairs the powerful Senate Foreign Relations ...

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Suicide attack in Afghanistan over leaflet ‘insult’

KABUL: A suicide bomber riding a motorcycle blew himself up outside an American base in Afghanistan, Afghan officials said, in an attack the Taliban claimed was revenge for a US leaflet deemed highly offensive to Muslims. US and Afghan authorities confirmed several people were wounded in the late afternoon attack ...

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