Saturday, 28 November 2020

Tag Archives: USA

FBI says thwarted plot to kidnap US state governor

NEW YORK: The FBI said on Thursday it thwarted a plot to overthrow the Michigan state government and kidnap its governor, Gretchen Whitmer, and had probable cause to charge six men with a failed operation that involved reaching out to a militia group. The operation will be announced at a ...

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Trump interested in buying PIA-owned Roosevelt Hotel

NEW YORK: The Standing Committee on Privatisation of National Assembly was informed that US President Donald Trump has showed interest in buying the Roosevelt Hotel in New York, which is owned by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). The PIA official said that the US president had expressed interest in the past ...

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Step father harassed me for four years: Faryal Mehmood

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistani actress and artist Faryal Mehmood unveiled that her stepfather harassed her for years when she was only 8-year old.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Faryal M. Zaffar (@faryalmehmoodofficial) on Jul 22, 2018 at 9:37pm PDT She was discussing her past life in ...

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FBI violated Pak laws by secretly recording Motiwala, UK court told

LONDON: A Pakistani law expert has told the Westminster Magistrates’ Court that secret recording of Karachi businessman Jabir Motiwala on Pakistani soil by three Pakistani-American Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents was violation of Pakistan’s laws and the country’s sovereignty. Barrister Rehan Kayani, a Karachi based lawyer, was giving evidence ...

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Trade wars cost US, China billions of dollars each in 2018

CHICAGO : The US-China trade war resulted in billions of dollars of losses for both sides in 2018, hitting industries including autos, technology – and above all, agriculture. Broad pain from trade tariffs outlined by several economists shows that, while specialized industries including U.S. soybean crushing benefited from the dispute, ...

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Pentagon opposes Trump’s troop withdrawal plan

WASHINGTON: The US Department of Defence has informed Congress that it wants to continue to apply direct and indirect military pressure on the Taliban, while supporting nascent efforts for peace in war-ravaged Afghanistan. The Pentagon’s strategy paper, submitted to Congress this week, clearly differs with President Donald Trump’s plan to ...

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Serbian President accuses UK, USA, Germany of helping create Kosovo Army

SPUTNIK: Earlier, the Serbian president requested an urgent UN Security Council meeting on the issue of the self-proclaimed Kosovo Republic creating its own army. He stated that Pristina’s actions could disrupt peace in the western Balkans. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic accused the US, UK, and Germany of aiding the self-proclaimed Kosovo ...

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Pakistani businessman arrested by Scotland Yard on US request

LONDON: Scotland Yard has said that it arrested Pakistani businessman Jabir Motiwala on the extradition request filed by the American government in relation to allegations of conspiracy to commit blackmail, import class A drugs and money laundering in the USA. The police told this scribe that the arrest of 52-years-old ...

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Swiss exports hit new record

BERN: Swiss exports for the second quarter of 2018 totalled 55.7 billion francs (€47.8 billion), a new quarterly record, states a communication from the Swiss Federal Customs Administration. Pharmaceuticals, machinery, precision instruments and watchmaking were some of the sectors that registered new heights, thanks in part to record exports to ...

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