Thursday, 25 February 2021

Tag Archives: United States

FWICE asks promoters to cancel concert of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

BOLLYWOOD: Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has asked Indian promoters Karl Kalra and Nirmal Dhaliwal to cancel the concerts of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in United States and Canada. According to a notice, FWICE said, “We have already given our directive that no Indian artist/singer/dancer/anchor/performer and last but ...

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Pompeo says United States aims to avoid war with Iran

WASHINGTON – The United States aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops ordered to be deployed in the Gulf region are for “deterrence and defence,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. Speaking to Fox News, Pompeo added that he was confident U.S. President Donald ...

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Two members of Cuba’s UN mission ordered to leave US

WASHINGTON: Two members of Cuba’s UN mission have been ordered to leave the United States after engaging in activities harmful to US national security, State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said. “We take any & all attempts against the National Security of the U.S. seriously,” Ortagus said on Twitter. In a ...

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US justice department sues Edward Snowden over new book

The US filed a lawsuit against former NSA contractor, Whistleblower Edward Snowden, who in 2013 leaked secret documents about US telephone and internet surveillance, saying his new book violates non-disclosure agreements. The US justice department said Mr Snowden published his book, “Permanent Record,” without submitting it to intelligence agencies for review, ...

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Pakistan can provide US military bases: Joe Biden

WASHINGTON: Presidential candidate Joe Biden went on the offensive in the third Democratic debate of the 2020 White House race, taking on the Afghanistan issue and saying that a future United States strategy in the war-torn country could depend on bases in Pakistan. “We can prevent the United States from ...

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Facebook launches dating service

WASHINGTON: Facebook rolled out its online dating service for the United States, a move taking on rivals such as smartphone app Tinder. The free “Facebook Dating” site which was announced last year and already available in other countries will allow users to link their Facebook and Instagram post to a ...

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India, other countries must fight terrorists in Afghanistan: Trump

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump said that India, Iran, Russia and Turkey would have to fight against terrorists in Afghanistan at some point of time. “India is right there, they are not fighting it, we are fighting it,” said Mr. Trump. “Pakistan is right next door. They are fighting ...

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United States approves sale of 66 F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan

WASHINGTON: The United States has approved an $8 billion military sale of 66 F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defence Security Cooperation Agency said in a press release. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to TECRO [Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office] for ...

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