Sunday, 19 November 2017

Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Theresa May scolds Trump for terror tweets on London attack

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LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has rebuked US President Donald Trump for claiming suspects in Friday’s London train blast were known to police. “I never think it’s helpful for anybody to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation,” she said. Trump described the attackers in a tweet as “loser ...

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Supreme Court allows Donald Trump ban on refugees

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WASHINGTON: The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to maintain its restrictive policy on refugees. The justices on Wednesday agreed to an administration request to block a lower court ruling that would have eased the refugee ban and allowed up to 24,000 refugees to enter the country before the ...

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Malaysian Leader, Under Corruption Cloud, Will Meet With Trump

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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is set to welcome Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak to the White House on Tuesday, a meeting expected to focus on security issues while steering clear of a U.S. investigation into a Malaysian corruption scandal. The visit is important for Najib, who faces elections next year ...

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Trump ends amnesty for 800,000 young immigrants

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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump ended an amnesty protecting 800,000 people brought to the United States illegally as minors from deportation, prompting a political firestorm. The US leader – who had promised to act “with great heart” in the case of the so-called “Dreamers,” many of whom have lived most of ...

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New York vows to sue Trump over immigrant children protections

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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has decided to end a popular program that shields hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants from deportation, while deferring enforcement for six months. The online news outlet said the plan would give Congress, where many in his own party support the so-called “Dreamers” program, ...

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Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai slams Trump’s border wall plans

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MEXICO: President’s Trump’s vehement plan of a southern border wall around the Mexico border aimed at putting a leash on the influx of immigrants has received a lash from a notable Nobel Laureate. The Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai while speaking to an audience of students at an event in Mexico ...

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Mattis signs orders to send additional troops to Afghanistan

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US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday he had signed orders to send additional troops to Afghanistan, the most concrete step yet by President Donald Trump’s administration in tackling America’s longest war. Mattis did not specify the size of the force, which will help combat Taliban insurgents and other ...

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Trump’s Afghanistan strategy bound to fail: Pakistan

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US President Donald Trump’s strategy for Afghanistan will meet the same fate as the plans of his predecessors, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said. In an interview to Bloomberg, Abbasi said: “From day one we have been saying very clearly that the military strategy in Afghanistan has not worked ...

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Pakistan rejects Trump’s remarks

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ISLAMABAD: National Security Committee (NSC) today rejected remarks given by US President Donald Trump in which he claimed there are safe havens for extremists in Pakistan while discussing his administration s reviewed policy for South Asia and Afghanistan. Prime Minister Abbasi chaired NSC meeting on Thursday in the capital where both ...

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Time for US troops to leave Afghanistan: Imran Khan

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WASHINGTON: The best case scenario for peace in Afghanistan is the withdrawal of US forces from the country and multilateral negotiations between main stakeholders – Iran, Pakistan, Russia, and China – to establish a consensus government, Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan says. Khan, the chairman of the PTI, made the ...

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