Friday, 18 October 2019

Tag Archives: Threats

US ‘threats’ not way to solve digital tax law dispute: France

PARIS:  France rejected a US investigation into its plans to tax internet giants which could trigger punitive tariffs, saying “threats” were not the way to resolve disputes. “Between allies, I believe we can and must resolve our differences in another way than through threats,” Economy Minister Bruno le Maire told ...

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US stance on Iran ‘deterrence, not about war’: Pentagon

WASHINGTON: The US defense chief said President Donald Trump’s administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress. “This is about deterrence, not about war. We are not about going to war,” Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters after exiting the closed-door ...

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Indian actress Shilpa Shinde receives rape threats for supporting Pakistan

BOLLYWOOD: Indian actress Shilpa Shinde has been receiving rape threats for supporting Navjot Singh Sidhu’s statement in support of Pakistan. The actress stated that she absolutely feels that one cannot and should not blame Pakistan entirely because of a few terrorists attack. After Sidhu’s statement created uproar on social media, ...

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US House approves bills to end govt shutdown

WASHINGTON: Under the legislation, the US departments of State, Commerce, Agriculture, Labor, Treasury and other agencies will be funded through 30 September, the end of the current fiscal year, Reuters reported. Hours before the vote the White House said in the statement that the Democrats’ resolutions fund a number of unnecessary programs at levels ...

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Bangladesh opposition goes underground as election threats grow

DHAKA: Subrata Chowdhury, an opposition candidate in the looming Bangladesh election, is too scared to leave his party office as campaign deaths and threats mount. The Dhaka lawyer should be out on the streets handing out leaflets on meet-and-greets. But he says it is too dangerous while his party insists ...

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Saudis reject threats as stocks drop amid scrutiny over missing journalist

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia rejected any “threats” of economic sanctions or political pressure – a day after United States President Donald Trump’s comments on the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi. The statement carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency also warned that the kingdom will respond to any steps taken against it. This statement came ...

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Iran’s Foreign Minister dismissed talks with Washington

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed talks with Washington in a tweet late Tuesday, saying “threats, sanctions and PR stunts won’t work”. Responding to US President Donald Trump’s surprise offer of talks without preconditions, Zarif wrote: “Iran & US had 2 yrs of talks. “With EU/E3+Russia+China, we produced a unique ...

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11-year-old Indian girl repeatedly gang-raped

(File/PTI) CHANNAI: The girl was lured with soft drinks laced with drugs, then later kept silent with weapons and threats, according to police. Repeatedly, over several months, authorities said, more than a dozen men raped and molested the 11-year-old, who lived with her parents in a gated community in the ...

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Kylie Jenner receives kidnap threats

LOS ANGELES: Kylie Jenner has reportedly been receiving kidnap threats. The ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ star made the decision to delete all the photographs she’s put up on social media of her four-month-old daughter Stormi, whom she has with Travis Scott, recently after she began receiving ‘’horrible insults’’ and ...

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