Monday, 22 January 2018

Tag Archives: United States

US cities gear up for anti-Trump Women’s March 2.0

US cities gear up for anti-Trump Women’s March

WASHINGTON: Giant crowds are expected at rallies around the United States Saturday for a second Women’s March opposing President Donald Trump, and calling for voter mobilization ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. On January 21, 2017, one day after Trump’s inauguration, more than three million people marched nationwide opposing the ...

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80-year-old accused of bank robbery has decades-old record

80-year-old accused of bank robbery has decades-old record

PHOENIX: The lanky, bespectacled man walked into a bank in a strip mall on Tucson’s northern edge with a gun, demanded that a teller hand over an undisclosed amount of cash and made his escape on foot. Experts say the heist on Friday at the Pyramid Federal Credit Union branch ...

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UN chief defends Iran deal after Trump demands changes

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UNITED NATIONS :UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that any bid to address concerns about Iran should not jeopardize the hard-won nuclear deal after US President Donald Trump demanded changes to the accord. The United States is concerned the deal, thrashed out over 12 years of talks, does nothing to punish ...

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Fix problems to stay partners with US, CIA chief tells Pakistan

CIA chief Mike Pompeo

WASHINGTON: After US President Donald Trump’s diatribe against Pakistan, the head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has now launched a barrage of allegations, accusing Pakistan of providing safe havens to terrorists. CIA chief Mike Pompeo reiterated Trump’s allegations, threatening Islamabad that they would ‘protect’ the United States if Pakistan ...

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How Not to Engage With Pakistan

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President Trump’s decision last week to suspend almost all security aid to Pakistan, which quickly followed his accusation that Pakistan had “given us nothing but lies and deceit,” suggests that his administration is carrying out the hard-line approach that the president foreshadowed in August. Last Thursday, the State Department confirmed ...

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Pakistan seeks clarification from US over ‘watch list’ placement

Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry

Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said Islamabad is seeking clarification from Washington after the US, citing “severe violations of religious freedom,” placed Pakistan on a special watch list. The ambassador in a statement on Sunday said Pakistan was seeking clarifications from the US regarding its ...

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No alliance with US: Pakistan

Rex Tillerson,Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has said it is being treated like a “whipping boy” and has no alliance with the US after Washington suspended security assistance to the country. “We do not have any alliance” with the US , said Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif in an interview with Geo TV on Friday. ...

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11 dead from cold as East Coast braces for winter bomb cyclone

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WASHINGTON: At least 11 people died of cold in the United States as a prolonged stretch of strikingly bitter cold enveloped much of the country and buried some places under a record amount of snow even as a powerful winter storm was forecast to hit the eastern US. The bombogenesis ...

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China fires up advanced hypersonic missile challenge to US defences

China hypersonic missiles

HONG KONG: China’s new “hypersonic” ballistic missiles will not only challenge the defences of the United States but also be able to more accurately hit military targets in Japan and India, according to Chinese military specialists. The assessment comes after Tokyo-based The Diplomat magazine reported that China’s rocket forces conducted ...

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