Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Tag Archives: Donald Trump

North Korea slams Trump for insulting leader

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SEOUL: North Korea’s state media slammed Donald Trump for insulting leader Kim Jong-Un, saying the US president deserved the death penalty and calling him a coward for cancelling a visit to the inter-Korean border. An editorial in the ruling party newspaper Rodong Sinmun focused its anger on Trump’s visit to ...

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Sadiq Khan: I will meet Donald Trump when he comes to London

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LONDON: Sadiq Khan says he is willing to meet Donald Trump when the US president visits the UK. The London mayor added he would be happy to show Mr Trump parts of the capital where people of different faiths and none “respect, celebrate and embrace” each other. He also described ...

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Trump says he and China’s Xi to try to end opioid crisis

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BEIJING: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping would be focusing “very strongly” on the U.S opioid crisis, which he has declared a public health emergency. Trump said shortly before arriving in Beijing he would discuss as a “top priority” stopping the “flood ...

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Syria to join Paris climate pact, isolating US

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PARIS: The US is set to become isolated in its stance on the Paris climate agreement, after reports that Syria is preparing to join the deal. The Paris deal unites the world’s nations in tackling climate change. Syria and Nicaragua were the only nations outside the deal when it was ...

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Trump calls for death penalty for New York attacker

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NEW JERSEY: The New York terror suspect’s wife was reportedly “shocked and horrified and scared and sad” after being grilled by the FBI over her husband’s deadly Manhattan truck attack that killed eight people. The Washington Post reports that a person who spoke to Sayfullo Saipov’s 24-year-old wife, Nozima Odilova, ...

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Taliban Kill 28 Afghan Police as Attacks Escalate Nationwide

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KABUL: Taliban militants stormed police checkpoints late Saturday and before dawn Sunday in three provinces of Afghanistan, killing 28 policemen in the latest in a series of attacks across the country. Tens of heavily equipped insurgents, including holders of night-vision rifles, initially began sporadic shooting at three police checkpoints and ...

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JFK assassination documents released, but sensitive documents blocked

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  WASHINGTON: Donald Trump has delayed the release of hundreds of “sensitive” files about the assassination of President John F Kennedy. The US President approved the release of 2,800 other files related to the 1963 killing but has placed the other records under a six-month review after appeals from the ...

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Singapore now offers the world’s most powerful passport

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SINGAPORE: When it comes to global travel, not all passports are created equal. But which one rules them all? According to the Passport Index, that honor now belongs solely to Singapore thanks to a recent decision by Paraguay to remove visa requirements for passport holders of the Asian city-state. Developed ...

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North Korea: Nuclear war may break out any moment

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PYONGYANG: North Korea told other countries on Monday to avoid participating in military action with the U.S. to avoid retaliation and warned that a “nuclear war may break any moment.” The threat was issued at the United Nations where North Korean Deputy U.N. Ambassador Kim In Ryong prepared remarks for ...

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