Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump appeal against Seattle judge’s travel ban ruling

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LONDON: The US justice department has filed a court motion against the suspension of President Trump’s travel ban on people from seven mainly Muslim nations. The move seeks to reverse Friday’s ruling by a federal judge in Washington state. Visa holders from the affected nations have been scrambling to get ...

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PM Theresa May: Trump’s travel ban ‘divisive and wrong’

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May called President Trump’s controversial travel ban “divisive and wrong”, a delayed response to the backlash she faced at home for failing to criticize the executive order. May, the first foreign leader to meet with Trump at the White House last Friday, told Parliament that “this government is clear ...

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No change in US visa policy for Pakistan: US Embassy

ISLAMABAD: The US visa policy towards Pakistan remains unchanged despite President Donald Trump’s decision to ban visitors from seven Muslim countries, a US embassy spokesman said. Last week, Trump banned visas for the citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen – all Muslim majority countries. There were ...

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Australian PM trying to send bombers to US, alleges Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has accused Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of trying to send the “next Boston bombers” to America. The Washington Post reported that Mr Trump made the allegation in a telephone call with Mr Turnbull to discuss a deal Australia had signed with the Obama administration ...

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Iraqi parliament wants government to retaliate against U.S. travel ban

BAGHDAD: The Iraqi parliament voted on Monday to ask the government to ‘retaliate’ against U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the United States from Iraq and six other Muslim-majority countries, a parliamentary media official told. Trump’s order suspending travel, which he signed on Friday, has prompted angry reactions ...

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Baroness Warsi condemns Theresa May for ‘bowing down’ to Trump

LONDON: An ex-Cabinet minister has accused the Government of “bowing down” to Donald Trump, demanding that Theresa May consider cancelling his state visit. Baroness Warsi said ministers had to decide whether it is right for the UK to bestow the “highest honour” it can on a US President who holds such controversial views. She ...

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Queen is in ‘difficult position’ over Trump State Visit

LONDON: Theresa May has been accused of putting the Queen in a ‘very difficult position’ by inviting Donald Trump for a state visit. A former Foreign Office chief has hit out at the PM’s ‘ill judged’ move saying it has exposed the monarch to a furious row about the US ...

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Fake news inquiry: Facebook should verify stories

LONDON: Facebook should verify its content to prove to users articles are not fake news, the Culture, Media and Sport Committee chairman has told. It is one of the measures MPs will consider as part of an inquiry into the spread of fake news on the internet which is being ...

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US President sacks acting attorney general

NEW YORK: President Donald Trump begins his 11th day in office shrouded in crisis, roundly criticized for a chaotic unveiling of immigration measures and under new scrutiny after he fired the nation’s top law enforcement officer who refused to enforce them. On an extraordinary night of political drama Monday, the ...

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Trump deflects as backlash mounts over travel ban

WASHINGTON: A defiant President Donald Trump lashed out at protesters, lawmakers and even Delta Airlines on Monday as he struggled to defuse a mounting backlash over a controversial US ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries. After a weekend of chaos at airports, mass protests in major American cities and ...

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