Thursday, 24 October 2019

Tag Archives: Americans

35 US lawmakers urge govt to reduce tensions in South Asia

NEW YORK: Any US assistance to encourage bilateral discussions between India and Pakistan would help preserve global order and would serve to enhance the safety of Americans, says a letter signed by 35 US lawmakers. The letter, addressed to Kelly Craft, the US ambassador to the United Nations, also conveys ...

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Mentally stable Americans should be able to own guns: Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that all “mentally stable” Americans should be able to own firearms amid reports he retreated on plans to toughen gun purchase background checks in the wake of a string of mass shootings. “I want guns in the hands of people that are mentally ...

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Bill Cosby appeals sexual assault conviction

NEW YORK: Comedian Bill Cosby, who is serving a three and a half year jail sentence, on Tuesday appealed a Pennsylvania court´s verdict that found him guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman 15 years ago. “This filing is an important step in ensuring that Mr Cosby receives a ...

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Record number of Americans want to leave US: Gallup Poll

NEW YORK: More Americans than ever before, 16 per cent, want to leave the United States and permanently move to another country, according to a  poll. The new Gallup poll revealed that since President Donald Trump took office in 2017, record numbers of Americans, especially younger women, want to get ...

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India busts fake call centre duping Americans

NEW DELHI: Indian police arrested 126 people working for a allegedly fake call centre making up to $50,000 a day by duping US citizens, officials said. India became the global call centre capital in the early 2000s as foreign firms, drawn by an educated and cheaper English-speaking workforce, farmed out ...

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US condemns ‘horrifying’ Amsterdam attack on 2 Americans

WASHINGTON: The US State Department on Sunday condemned what it called the “unprovoked, horrifying attack” at Amsterdam’s Central Station on Friday in which two people, both US citizens, were injured. Dutch authorities have said the attacker, who has been identified as a 19-year-old Afghan man with a German residency permit, ...

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Multiple Americans killed in Kabul hotel attack, says US official

KABUL/WASHINGTON: Multiple American citizens were killed and injured in the Taliban’s 14-hour siege of an upscale Kabul hotel last weekend, the state department said on Tuesday. No exact figures were immediately available for either fatalities or injuries. In total, 22 people were killed in the attack including 14 foreigners, Afghan ...

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North Korea detains U.S. citizen; at least 3rd American being held

PYONGYANG: A U.S. citizen has been arrested in North Korea, raising to three the number of Americans now detained by Kim Jong Un’s regime and adding to rising tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported that a former Korean-American professor was arrested at Pyongyang International Airport ...

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