Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Tag Archives: US

Trains collide in Carolina, At least two dead, 70 injured

WASHINGTON: At least two people were killed and another 70 injured after an Amtrak passenger train collided with a freight train in the southeastern U.S. state of South Carolina early Sunday, officials said. Local authorities confirmed that the two deaths occurred in the Amtrak train, not the freight train run ...

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China accuses US of ‘Cold War mentality’ over nuclear policy

BEIJING: China firmly opposes the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) published by the United States Department of Defense, a spokesman of China’s National Defense Ministry said Sunday. The U.S. document presumptuously speculated China’s intention of development and played up the threat of China’s nuclear strength, spokesman said. China will resolutely stick ...

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12-year-old girl in custody after school shooting

LOS ANGELES: A shooting at a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday that left one boy in critical condition, injured four others and had panicked parents in tears was an accident, police said. The shooting was reported just before 9 a.m. and within minutes a 12-year-old girl was taken into ...

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China a Bigger Threat to US Than Russia, Says CIA Boss

The director of the CIA Mike Pompeo has revealed in an interview with the BBC that China is a “big threat” to the USA just as Russia which has been fingered to have influenced the last presidential polls which brought Donald Trump to power. Pompeo said that China’s efforts to ...

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Taliban threaten 70% of Afghanistan, BBC finds

KABUL: Taliban fighters, whom US-led forces spent billions of dollars trying to defeat, are now openly active in 70% of Afghanistan, a BBC study has found. Months of research across the country show how areas the Taliban threaten or control have surged since foreign combat troops left in 2014. The ...

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EU ready to hit back if Trump imposes anti-EU trade measures

LONDON: The European Union has said it stands ready to hit back “swiftly and appropriately” if US president Donald Trump takes unfair trade measures against the 28-nation bloc. The EU’s warning comes less than 24 hours after Mr Trump expressed his annoyance with EU trade policy, saying this irritation “may ...

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Trump ready to apologise for UK far-right group retweet

DAVOS: Donald Trump has said he is prepared to apologise for retweeting controversial social media posts about Muslims from a British far-right group, prompting a diplomatic row with the UK. If you are telling me they’re horrible, racist people, I would certainly apologise Donald Trump US President Speaking from the ...

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Trump says talks with UK will lead to tremendous rise in trade

DAVOS: President Donald Trump said in a meeting today with British Prime Minister Theresa May that the two leaders have a great relationship, dismissing as a “false rumor” reports that they have clashed. “There was a little bit of a false rumor out there, I just wanted to correct it,” Trump ...

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Pakistan says US struck Afghan refugee camp, not terrorist sanctuary

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday reiterated that the United States targeted an Afghan refugee camp in Kurram Agency and not a terrorist sanctuary a day earlier, while the US has denied that the drone strike struck an Afghan refugee camp. In separate statements released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) and Foreign ...

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