Sunday, 17 November 2019

Tag Archives: America

Libra key to America’s financial leadership: Mark Zuckerberg

WASHINGTON: Facebook’s proposed digital coin Libra would “extend America’s financial leadership” in the world, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said in remarks for delivery to lawmakers released. In the testimony released a day ahead of Zuckerberg’s appearance before a House of Representatives committee, the head of the world’s biggest social network ...

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Three Arrests Made In Mysterious Case Of The Stolen Solid Gold Toilet

LONDON: Three people have been arrested in connection with the mysterious disappearance of a solid gold toilet worth nearly £5 million (AUD $9.4m), taken from Blenheim Palace last month during a brazen burglary. The art installation lavatory titled “America” was allegedly taken in an overnight raid at the 18th-century estate, ...

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EU urges Iran to respect nuclear deal, regrets US sanctions

LONDON: The European Union urged Iran to respect the international agreement curbing the Islamic Republic’s nuclear ambitions, and added that the bloc aims to continue trading with the country despite US sanctions. The EU and major European powers – Britain, France and Germany – also said that they “note with ...

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International breakfast-chain IHOP to come to Pakistan

NEW YORK: Good news for pancake lovers on this side of the world as America’s widest breakfast chain IHOP has announced their imminent launch in Pakistan. As per a report by Bloomberg, the world-famous pancake house will be setting up its first franchise in Karachi, by the end of this ...

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Taliban leader Omar lived next to US Afghan base: biography

BERLIN: Taliban founder Mullah Omar lived within walking distance of US bases in Afghanistan for years, according to a new book that highlights embarrassing failures of American intelligence. Washington believed the one-eyed, fugitive leader had fled to Pakistan, but the new biography says Omar was in fact living just three ...

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Huawei founder: We will shift our investment from the US to the UK

LONDON: BEIJING: The founder of Huawei commented on the arrest of his daughter, Meng Wanzhou, Huawei chief financial officer, noting that he believes that arrest was politically motivated. In his first international broadcast interview since his daughter arrest, Ren accused the US of forcing other countries into the campaign against Huawei. “There’s no way ...

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EU signatories of Nuclear Deal are deceiving Tehran: Khamenei

TEHRAN: At the same time, European signatories to the deal, striving to preserve the accord, were recently slammed by US Vice President Mike Pence, who stated that they were “undermining the US sanctions”. A day before, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the EU’s current efforts are insufficient to ...

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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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