Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Tag Archives: US

G20: World leaders at odds with Trump on trade, climate

HAMBURG: World leaders at the G20 summit in Germany went into their final day of talks Saturday scratching their heads over what to do about a increasingly isolationist United States. Leaders appeared to be at an impasse over trade and climate change, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel making clear that ...

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India using chemical ammunition in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed grave concern over the use of ammunition containing chemical agents by Indian forces to kill Kashmiris and destroy their properties in Indian Occupied Kashmir. “If use of chemicals in the ammunition is confirmed, then it would constitute a serious violation of international norms and India’s international ...

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UK-US trade deal talks to begin next month

LONDON: The UK will begin trade talks with the US over a new post-Brexit agreement on the 24 July, according to Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox. EU rules currently state that member states are not allowed to negotiate individual trade deals while remaining part of the bloc. ...

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World should recognise Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts: China

BEIJING: China said Pakistan was at the forefront of counter-terrorism and had made an important contribution to the international campaign against terrorism. “I must say that Pakistan is at the forefront of counter-terrorism and has made an important contribution to the international campaign against terrorism,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said ...

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Nisar slams US double standards on Kashmir freedom struggle

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said it was a matter of great concern that US administration had started speaking the tone of India, which was not only involved in massive human rights violations in Kashmir but also suppressing Kashmiris legitimate and just movement for the right to self-determination. ...

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Bangladesh envoy arrested in NY for abuse, Dhaka protests

NEW YORK: Bangladesh said on Wednesday the arrest of one of its diplomats in New York on charges of labor trafficking and assault appeared to be a violation of an international treaty on the treatment of diplomats. Mohammad Shahedul Islam, the deputy consul general of Bangladesh Consulate General in New ...

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Iran’s Khamenei blames US for creation of ISIS

TEHRAN: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blamed the United States for instability in the Middle East and said Washington’s fight against the Islamic State militant group was “a lie”. “You (the United States) and your agents are the source of instability in the Middle East…who created Islamic State? America ...

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Trump State Visit to Britain Reportedly Delayed

LONDON: Donald Trump told British PM he doesn’t want to go to Britain if he is set to be met by large-scale protests during his visit. Trump passed along the message during a phone call that took place in recent weeks, according to the Guardian, which cites an unnamed source ...

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Donald Trump confirms US will quit Paris climate agreement

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump has confirmed that he will withdraw the US from the Paris climate agreement, in effect ensuring the world’s second largest emitter of greenhouse gases will quit the international effort to address dangerous global warming. The US will remove itself from the deal, joining Syria and Nicaragua as ...

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Putin denies involvement in hacking, hails Trump

ST. PETERSBURG: President Vladimir Putin insisted on Thursday that the Russian state has never engaged in hacking and said Moscow will wait out the current political storm in the US to forge constructive relations with President Donald Trump, whom he praised as a straightforward person with a “fresh set of ...

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