Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Tag Archives: NATO

May promises to tackle Trump on ‘unacceptable’ comments

LONDON: Theresa May has promised that she will not flinch from challenging Donald Trump about “unacceptable” statements when she becomes the first foreign leader to meet him as president this week. But the prime minister declined to say if she would criticise some of Mr Trump’s remarks about women, which ...

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Trump lands in Washington DC

  WASHINGTON: The reality of the moment, that the real estate mogul and reality show star will recite the oath of office Friday, is finally taking hold. At noon Friday, the most divisive campaign in recent history – and a similarly contentious transition period, marked by Trump’s attacks on Rep. ...

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Europe, NATO hit back at Donald Trump

BRUSSELS: EU heavyweights Germany and France led a sharp European response to US President-elect Donald Trump Monday after he branded NATO “obsolete” and said more countries would leave the EU after Britain. In a hard-hitting interview with two European newspapers, Trump unleashed a volley of verbal attacks on Europe and ...

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UAE ambassador to Afghanistan, Governor Kandahar wounded in blast

KABUL: The ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Afghanistan has been wounded in  the southeastern city of Kandahar in a bomb blast that also killed at least seven people. The attack on Tuesday, which took place during a meeting between senior officials and diplomats from the UAE embassy, wounded 17 ...

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Theresa arrives for talks with Obama and EU leaders

BERLIN: Theresa May has arrived for talks with European leaders and outgoing US president Barack Obama in Berlin. The prime minister was greeted by Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, who is hosting the talks. European leaders are meeting to discuss a range of global issues, in particular the threat posed ...

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Trump vows to deport 3 million immigrants ‘immediately’

NEW YORK: US President-elect Donald Trump has said that he will deport two to three million undocumented immigrants “immediately” upon taking office. He also insisted that a wall will be built between the United States and Mexico. In his first television interview since winning the presidential election on Tuesday, Donald ...

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