Turkey defended its offensive as a bid to create a “safe zone” free of Kurdish militias which could also house Syrian refugees.
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Speaker of the House of Representatives and Donald Trump’s principal bete noire Nancy Pelosi is not lying down and rolling over in the joust with the President.
Thousands of Indians are working at some top American tech firms that are run by Indian-origin CEOs like Satya Nadella at Microsoft, Sundar Pichai at Google and Shantanu Narayen at Adobe, among others.
Mars has two moons – Phobos and Deimos – however, the Moon which orbits the Earth is not a part of the Red Planet.
“Huawei is something that’s very dangerous” from a security standpoint, Trump told reporters on Thursday.
US President Donald Trump has said that he would be donating part of his annual presidential salary to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). On Monday, Trump posted a photo on Twitter of a cheque for $100,000 — one quarter of his annual $400,000 salary — made out to DHS,[Read More…]
Washington: US President Donald Trump has hit back at the media attention he generated when he appeared to flub Apple CEO Tim Cook’s name, claiming he meant to call the executive “Tim Apple” in order to “save time and words”. “At a recent round table meeting of business executives and[Read More…]
By Arul Louis New York: US President Donald Trump has announced that he was ending India’s $5.6 billion trade concessions under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) programme accusing New Delhi of not providing Washington “equitable and reasonable access” to its markets. Trump, who is on a mission to expand[Read More…]
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman likely to return home with American intervention, interprets Omar Abdullah
“So the US has secured the release of our pilot & in turn India has agreed to deescalate is how I read this statement from Trump”, tweeted, Omar Abdullah
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuelan military officials to back the country’s self-declared interim president Juan Guaido and allow humanitarian aid to flow into Venezuela. Speaking in Miami as humanitarian aid remained stalled at the Venezuelan border, Trump decried President Nicolas Maduro as a “Cuban puppet” and[Read More…]
Washington: US President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency to fund his planned border wall with Mexico, the White House has said. He will sign a border security bill to avert a government shutdown, but also act to bypass Congress and use military funds for the wall, a statement[Read More…]
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced that he has chosen David Malpass, undersecretary for international affairs at the US Treasury Department, as the US candidate for the next president of the World Bank. Calling Malpass a “very extraordinary man,” Trump said in a statement at the White House that[Read More…]
Washington: US President Donald Trump said that he will nominate David Bernhardt, acting secretary of the Department of Interior, to lead the agency. “David has done a fantastic job from the day he arrived,” Trump wrote on Twitter on Monday afternoon. “We look forward to having his nomination officially confirmed!”[Read More…]
US President Donald Trump has said the date and location of his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have been decided, and will be announced next week. “We’ll be announcing the location and… the exact date it will be… it’ll be end of February,” Trump told reporters at[Read More…]
Washington: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she believes that God wanted President Donald Trump to win the 2016 election, the media reported. “I think God calls all of us to fill different roles at different times and I think that he wanted Donald Trump to become President,[Read More…]
Addressing the weekly briefing here, the spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said that during his recent visit to Pakistan, US Senator Lindsey Graham, discussed Trump’s interest in meeting with Khan, however, date and venue have not been finalized yet. “There are no dates, as of now, for this meeting. A lot of[Read More…]
Washington, US President Donald Trump hosted a fast-food dinner for a university football team during their national championship celebration at the White House, the media reported. Before the dinner on Monday night, Trump told the media earlier in the day that he was serving “McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Burger King’s with[Read More…]
Washington/Damascus, The first US military ground equipment has been withdrawn from Syria, signaling the beginning of the drawdown ordered by President Donald Trump, according to an administration official. “Some cargo has already moved,” the official told CNN on Friday. Due to security concerns, the official would not describe exactly what[Read More…]
New Delhi, Days after US President Donald Trump’s jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over India’s role in ensuring peace and stability in Afghanistan, the two leaders agreed to further strengthen bilateral relations in the year ahead. According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office on Tuesday, Modi[Read More…]
Washington, Even as Apple Inc.’s shares fell after it lowered its revenue estimate for the first quarter of fiscal 2019, President Donald Trump has said he is not bothered about the tech giant’s concerns, the media reported. Claiming that Apple mostly makes its products in China, Trump told reporters at[Read More…]
Calling the aid “of no use,” US President Donald Trump mocked the Indian Prime Minister for funding the library in the war-torn country Afghanistan. Speaking on the role of countries to facilitate dialogue with Afghanistan, Trump, who was addressing his first Cabinet meeting of the year, said, “I could give[Read More…]
All learned pundits of foreign relations are shocked; majority of international community members are stunned; close American allies are traumatized and they are scrambling for words to respond to President Donald Trump’s sudden decision to pull out US troops from Syria. They were not prepared for such unpredictability of the[Read More…]
Washington, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday confirmed his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria and said that his country cannot be the world’s policeman in a surprise visit to troops deployed in Iraq. Trump made his remarks to reporters after arriving with first lady Melania Trump about 7:16[Read More…]
Ankara: US President Donald Trump has agreed to visit Turkey in 2019, Turkey’s presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin announced on Monday. Speaking at a press conference after a cabinet meeting in capital Ankara, Kalin said Trump accepted the invitation by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a weekend phone call between[Read More…]
Washington: US Defence Secretary James Mattis has announced that he would resign at the end of February due to differences with Donald Trump over the withdrawal of troops from Syria and Afghanistan, saying in a parting letter that the President deserves someone atop the Pentagon “better aligned” with his views.[Read More…]
Washington, The Donald Trump administration is planning to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan, the US media reported. Reports, citing unnamed officials, said about 7,000 troops — roughly half the remaining US military presence in the country — could go home within months. The Washington Post reported on Thursday the[Read More…]
Washington, US President Donald Trump has said Defence Secretary Jim Mattis is to retire at the end of February. Mattis will “be retiring, with distinction”, after having served the administration as the defence chief for the past two years, Trump tweeted on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported. “During Jim’s tenure,[Read More…]
Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he held a phone call with US President Donald Trump over Iranian military’s presence in Syria. The call came a day after Trump announced the US decision to withdraw forces from the war-torn country as the Islamic State (IS) militant group had[Read More…]
Washington, Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani has suggested that the US President had spoken with his former attorney Michael Cohen past January 2016 about a Trump Tower in Moscow. In an interview on Sunday, Giuliani referred to Trump’s written responses to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying the conversations about the[Read More…]
Washington: US Democratic Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, in an effort to understand how Google search algorithms work, asked its CEO Sundar Pichai why so many pictures of President Donald Trump appear when she does a Google search for “idiot”. “Right now, if you Google the word ‘idiot’ under images, a picture[Read More…]