Sunday, 21 July 2019

Tag Archives: United States

Selena calls migrant camps ‘absolutely inhumane’

LOS ANGELES: Selena Gomez is weighing in on the controversial migrant detainment camps being operated at the United States’ southern border, calling the conditions and the treatment of children “absolutely inhumane.” “Kids in cages! Sleeping on concrete floors with aluminum blankets! No access to simple dignities! How is this still ...

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Passenger Plane crash in Texas kills 10 people

WA small twin-engine passenger plane crashed in Texas in the United States on Sunday, killing 10 people, officials said. “The Dallas County Medical Examiner has confirmed 10 fatalities and no survivors,” a spokeswoman for the town of Addison told AFP. The plane was heading for St. Petersburg, Florida and was ...

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Apple moves Mac Pro production to China from US

WASHINGTON: Apple Inc is shifting manufacturing of its new Mac Pro desktop computer to China from the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The move comes at a time when the Trump administration has threatened to impose new levies to cover nearly all ...

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Images of drowned Salvadoran migrant and 2-year-old child stir outrage

CIUDAD VICTORIA (MEXICO) – Shocking images of a drowned Salvadoran migrant and his two-year-old daughter who died while trying to cross the Rio Grande river from Mexico to the United States have sparked outrage, underscoring the dangers faced by asylum-seekers. Twenty-five-year-old Oscar Martinez Ramirez fled El Salvador with his 21-year-old ...

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Venezuela government says it thwarted ‘coup’ plot

CARACAS: Venezuela’s socialist government said Wednesday it had derailed a coup bid, claiming the United States, Colombia and Chile colluded in a military plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro and install a general and former defense minister in his place. Maduro warned that he would be “ruthless in a revolutionary ...

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Iran will not renegotiate nuclear deal on any conditions: Rouhani

TEHRAN: Iran will not renegotiate the nuclear deal on any conditions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a phone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron. “There is no chance of re-negotiating an agreement that was made after two years of negotiation,” Rouhani said as quoted in a press release published ...

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Trump in new attack on London’s mayor Khan

LONDON: US President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack Saturday on London Mayor Sadiq Khan, backing a right-wing British columnist who has been widely accused of Islamophobia and once called migrants “cockroaches”. Trump attached his latest denunciation of the mayor to a retweet by Katie Hopkins about crime in “Khan’s ...

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Abe flexes diplomatic muscle as he seeks to mend Iran-US standoff

TEHRAN: The purpose of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Iran is twofold: to deliver a message aimed at easing US-Iran tensions, and also to ensure stability in Japan’s crude oil imports. Abe hopes his close relationship with US President Donald Trump and Japan’s diplomatic ties crafted with nations in ...

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