Monday, 27 March 2017

Tag Archives: US

Airlines must implement Electronic ban by Saturday: British goverment

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LONDON: Britain’s ban on laptops and tablet computers in the cabin on flights from several Middle Eastern and North African countries must be implemented by Saturday, the government said. The airlines have until 0001 GMT Saturday (8.01am Saturday, Singapore time) to implement the measure. But passengers “should go to the airport with the expectation ...

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Facebook agrees to send team to Pakistan

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LONDON: In a major development, the Facebook administration has agreed to send a delegation to Pakistan to sort out the issue of blasphemous content circulating on the social networking site. “The administration of Facebook has agreed to send its delegation to Pakistan to address the concerns of the government. The ...

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British spy agency GCHQ denies ‘ridiculous’ Trump wiretap claims

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LONDON: The United Kingdom’s intelligence agency has strongly denied White House allegations it spied on US President Donald Trump on behalf of former President Barack Obama during the 2016 election. GCHQ, in a highly unusual public statement, said the claims repeated by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, were “utterly ...

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Haqqani says facilitated presence of CIA men in Pakistan

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WASHINGTON: Former Pakistani ambassador to Washington Hussain Haqqani admits that he had helped the United States station a large number of CIA operatives on the ground in Pakistan with the authorisation of the then civilian government. Haqqani, who had served as Pakistan’s ambassador to the US from April 2008 to ...

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UN rights chief decries US immigration policies

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UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations human rights chief has warned that US President Donald Trump’s immigration policies could lead to collective expulsions of migrants that would amount to a breach of international law. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein said on March 8 that he was also ...

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Willing to fight for country, Pakistan ranks top in the list: Gallup

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LONDON: WIN Gallup International recently announced the results of their international survey on people’s willingness to fight for their country. Pakistan ranks 3rd in the list of countries where its citizens are willing to fight for their country, according to a global survey from WIN/Gallup International. 89% Pakistanis said they would ...

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Trump’s attorney general recuses himself from Russia probe

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Washington: US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced he would recuse himself from any probe into the presidential election campaign as Donald Trump’s administration moved to cut short a snowballing controversy over its ties to Russia. Facing calls to resign over newly revealed meetings he held with Russia’s ambassador before the ...

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Prince Harry to shift to US after marrying Meghan Markle

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LONDON: Prince Harry, the grandson of Great Britain’s longest-reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II, is reportedly planning to move to the US following his wedding to Hollywood actress Meghan Markle. According to a source, Harry, the younger son of Prince Charles and charismatic Princess Diana who was killed in a Paris ...

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Asked about Putin, Trump says US isn’t ‘so innocent’

WEST PALM BEACH: President Trump said he respects Vladimir Putin, and when told the Russian leader is ‘‘a killer,’’ Trump said the United States has many of them. ‘‘What do you think? Our country’s so innocent?’’ he told Bill O’Reilly in a Fox News interview aired Sunday on the Super ...

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Australian PM trying to send bombers to US, alleges Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has accused Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of trying to send the “next Boston bombers” to America. The Washington Post reported that Mr Trump made the allegation in a telephone call with Mr Turnbull to discuss a deal Australia had signed with the Obama administration ...

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