Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Tag Archives: US

Afghan President Ghani at UN urges dialogue with Pakistan

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UNITED NATIONS: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani appealed to Pakistan to work together to curb extremists, seeing an opportunity as the United States sends in more troops. Addressing the UN General Assembly, Ghani said US President Donald Trump´s new Afghan strategy sent a signal to Taliban guerrillas that they cannot win ...

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Ex-Fox News guest alleges she was raped by host

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WASHINGTON: Fox News, coming off a year of scandal related to a series of sexual harassment claims, was hit with another lawsuit Monday by a political commentator who claimed she was raped and assaulted by a network employee. In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Federal court, political commentator Scottie Nell ...

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Trump’s UK visit still on despite terror tweets

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WASHINGTON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted a long-awaited state visit by Donald Trump will go ahead as planned despite a diplomatic spat triggered by the US president’s comments after a terror attack in London. She added that London was in talks with internet giants Google and Facebook about ...

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Khamenei warns against US ‘wrong move’ on nuclear deal

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TEHRAN: Iran would react strongly to any “wrong move” by the United States on Tehran’s nuclear deal, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, after President Donald Trump accused Iran of violating the “spirit” of the agreement. “The Iranian nation is standing firm and any wrong move by the domineering regime ...

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North Korea seeks military ‘equilibrium’ with US

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SEOUL: North Korea said it was seeking military “equilibrium” with the United States as leader Kim Jong-Un vowed to complete Pyongyang`s nuclear program. North Korea successfully fired a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan on Friday, responding to a new round of UN sanctions over its sixth nuclear test with ...

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Supreme Court allows Donald Trump ban on refugees

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WASHINGTON: The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to maintain its restrictive policy on refugees. The justices on Wednesday agreed to an administration request to block a lower court ruling that would have eased the refugee ban and allowed up to 24,000 refugees to enter the country before the ...

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At Least Three Killed In Suicide Blast Outside Kabul Cricket Stadium

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  KABUL: At least three people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up while attempting to enter a cricket stadium in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say. Police said the September 13 blast also injured at least seven people near the Kabul International Cricket Stadium, where hundreds of ...

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Pyongyang Threatens the US with “Great Suffering and Pain”

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PYONGYANG: North Korea threatened the United States to cause them the “greatest suffering and pain” if they continue to push the UN to tighten sanctions against Pyongyang after their sixth nuclear test. Reports Mediapool. In a message distributed by the official KCTA agency, North Korea’s foreign ministry warns that if Washington ...

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Hurricane Irma Lashes Florida Cities, 6 Million People Affected

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MIAMI (US): Hurricane Irma lashed the Florida mainland, where anxious residents dreaded being “punched in the face” by the monster storm after it whipped the Keys island chain with fearsome wind gusts. Six million people – one third of the state’s population – have been ordered to flee the path ...

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North Korea warns US will pay due price for spearheading U.N. sanctions

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PYONGYANG: North Korea warned on Monday the United States would pay a “due price” for spearheading a U.N. Security Council resolution against its latest nuclear test, as Washington presses for a vote on a draft resolution imposing more sanctions on Pyongyang. South Korean officials have said after the North’s sixth ...

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