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Trump donates part of salary to Homeland Security

Trump donates part of salary to Homeland Security

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…]

Trump ramps up pressure on Venezuela's Maduro

Trump ramps up pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro

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…]

US President Donald Trump trolled after he claims moon part of Mars

Trump to declare ’emergency’ over Mexico border wall

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…]

Trump nominates Malpass to head World Bank

Trump nominates Malpass to head World Bank

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…]

Trump to nominate David Bernhardt as US secretary of interior

Trump to nominate David Bernhardt as US secretary of interior

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…]

Trump ramps up pressure on Venezuela's Maduro

Trump expresses desire to meet Imran Khan: Pakistani Official

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…]

Trump hosted fast-food dinner for college football team

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…]

US begins withdrawing some military equipment from Syria

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…]

Modi, Trump agree to further boost India-US ties

Modi, Trump agree to further boost India-US ties

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…]

Trump ramps up pressure on Venezuela's Maduro

Not concerned about Apple’s stock price slump: Donald Trump

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…]

Trump to visit Turkey in 2019 upon Erdogan's invitation: Official

Trump to visit Turkey in 2019 upon Erdogan’s invitation: Official

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…]

US Defence Secretary James Mattis announces resignation

US Defence Secretary James Mattis announces resignation

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…]

US 'to pull 7,000 troops' from Afghanistan: Media

US ‘to pull 7,000 troops’ from Afghanistan: Media

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…]

US Defence Secretary Mattis to retire at February-end

US Defence Secretary Mattis to retire at February-end

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…]

Trump discussed Moscow tower later than previously known: Lawyer

Trump discussed Moscow tower later than previously known: Lawyer

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…]

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