Friday, 22 September 2017

Tag Archives: US

Iranian president threatens to restart nuclear program

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TEHRAN: The war of words between the US and Iran over the latter’s nuclear and missile development program continued. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatened to restart “within hours” some of the activities Tehran agreed to stop under the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). “The world has ...

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Chinese company sacks Indian employees in Doha, Tehran

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TEHRAN/DOHA: A major telecommunication company of China has reportedly fired all its Indian-origin employees from its offices in Doha and Tehran. Sources said the development has not been confirmed at an official level. Alleged stealing of Chinese technology by the Indian staffers and/or the recent Indo-China border dispute was said ...

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North Korea: Guam Missile Attack Put on Hold

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NORTH Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Tuesday he would hold off on a planned missile strike near Guam, but warned the highly provocative move would go ahead in the event of further “reckless actions” by Washington. Some analysts suggested Kim’s comments opened a possible path to de-escalating a growing crisis ...

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U.S. Airstrikes in Afghanistan Are Said to Kill 16 Civilians

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JALALABAD: Afghan officials said on Friday that American warplanes killed 16 civilians as they tried to flee an area in eastern Afghanistan controlled by Islamic State militants, but the United States military insisted the dead had been extremist fighters. Hajji Saz Wali, the governor of Haska Meena District in the ...

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China Warns U.S. Over Navy Patrol in South China Sea

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BEIJING: As the Trump administration pressed China to curb North Korea, Beijing issued its own warning over another festering dispute on Friday, saying that American naval operations in the South China Sea would only force it to deepen its military buildup there. The warning came after a United States Navy ...

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North Korea threatens strike on Guam

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NORTH Korea’s military is “examining the operational plan” to strike areas around the US territory of Guam with medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic missiles, state-run news agency KCNA said early Wednesday local time. Specifically, the statement mentioned a potential strike on Andersen Air Force Base designed “to send a serious warning signal ...

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