Saturday, 19 January 2019

Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump honours fallen Pak-American Capt Humayun Khan

NEW YORK: US President Donald Trump has signed a bill to honour fallen Muslim US Army Captain Humayun Khan, despite long-running fights with his father, a Pakistani-American lawyer, according to American media reports. The bill, filed by Congressman Tom Garrett in July 2017, renames a post office in Charlottesville, a ...

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Afghan president replaces top security chiefs in major shake-up

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani replaced two of the country’s top security chiefs with staunch anti-Taliban officials, in a major shake-up days after US President Donald Trump’s decision to slash troop numbers in the country. Amrullah Saleh and Assadullah Khaled, both former heads of the Afghan intelligence agency, have been ...

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US government shuts down in dispute over funding for border wall

WASHINGTON: The US federal government partially shut down after members of Congress failed to resolve differences over $5 billion in spending for President Donald Trump’s border wall . When commenting on the lawmakers’ failure to resolve differences over his demand for funding for a border wall guarantees, US President Donald Trump stated in a video published on Twitter that ...

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Miss Philippines wins 2018 Miss Universe crown

BANGKOK: Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok after a trailblazing ceremony praised for featuring its first transgender candidate but marred by gaffes about the English-speaking ability of two Asian contestants. Catriona Gray, 24, finished first ahead of the South African and Venezuelan finalists in the glittering ...

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Democrats gave Iran $150b, says Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump came up with another round of criticism against the Democratic Party on Twitter over its reluctance to allocate money for building the border wall from the US budget. Trump used the $150 billion dollars that former President Barack Obama allegedly gave Iran as an argument ...

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Trump agrees to reach trade deal with China in 90 days

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump in a tweet said he agrees with a statement issued by China expressing full confidence that a trade deal between the two countries can be reached within the next 90 days. Statement from China: ‘The teams of both sides are now having smooth communications and good cooperation ...

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Trump mocks Macron again over French fuel tax protests

PARIS: US President Donald Trump has taken another swipe on Twitter at his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron prompted by Macron’s woes over violent protests against fuel taxes, Reuters reported. “I am glad that my friend @EmmanuelMacron and the protestors in Paris have agreed with the conclusion I reached two years ...

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Trump aides caught in web of deception over Russia contacts

WASHINGTON-AP: One lied about his knowledge of Russian-hacked emails, another about a Russian real estate deal, a third about dialogue over sanctions with a Russian ambassador. A pattern of deception by advisers to President Donald Trump, aimed at covering up Russia-related contacts during the 2016 campaign and transition period, has ...

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