Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Tag Archives: US

U.S. yet to announce exact troop number deployment in Afghanistan

Afghan-US

KABUL: The visiting U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said Wednesday that the exact number of additional U.S. troops to be deployed in Afghanistan was not still clear. “Afghan security forces continue to take the lead but we are going to give them more advantages,” Mattis responded to a query when ...

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North Korea says rockets to US ‘inevitable’

North Korea

UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON: North Korea said targeting the US mainland with its rockets was inevitable after “Mr. Evil President” Donald Trump called Pyongyang’s leader “rocket man”, further escalating rhetoric over the North’s nuclear weapons and missile programmes. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho’s remarks to the United Nations General Assembly ...

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This is no way to dismantle a nuclear bomb

NORTH-KOREA

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un are doing their best to make a bad situation in the Korean Peninsula worse. For now, they are only hurling abuse and threats at each other, but there is no sign of either de-escalating their confrontation over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme. During the Cold War, ...

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Iran defies US, unveils latest missile during parade

Iran Military Parade

TEHRAN: Iran’s Revolutionary Guard on Friday unveiled its latest ballistic missile capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel, while the country’s president vowed that Tehran would press ahead with its missile program in defiance of US demands to the contrary. The unveiling came during a military parade in ...

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Trump, Kim call each other mad

Trump, Kim

WASHINGTON:  An escalating war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un ratcheted up a notch on Friday as the US president dubbed North Korea’s leader a “madman,” a day after the reclusive regime hinted it may explode a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean. Hours earlier, in a rare ...

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Pakistan tells UN won’t be ‘scapegoat’ in Afghan war

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  NEW YORK: Pakistan refuses to be a “scapegoat” for Afghanistan’s bloodshed or to fight wars for others, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told the United Nations. Addressing the UN General Assembly, Abbasi did not explicitly criticize US President Donald Trump’s new strategy on Afghanistan but made clear his displeasure with ...

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Iran’s Khamenei slams Trump’s gangster speech

IRAN-POLITICS-KHAMENEI

TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader lashed out against US President Donald Trump describing the speech he delivered at the UN this week as full of “gangster and cowboy” rhetoric. “The reason behind the foolish, very ugly, insolent and disorderly speech with cowboy and gangster wording… is their anger (and) desperation,” Ayatollah ...

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