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Trump threatens to pull US out of WTO if it doesn’t ‘pull up’

Trump threatens Iran, warns of dire consequences

President Donald Trump has warned his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani that if Tehran threatened the US again, it will suffer consequences the likes of which few have ever suffered before. The tweet in all-caps was posted on Sunday night and followed an apparent warning by Rouhani, in which he cautioned[Read More…]

Twitter bans Russia-based Kaspersky Lab from buying ads

Moscow/New Delhi: Twitter has banned Russia-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab from advertising on its platform, stating that the company “operates using a business model that inherently conflicts with acceptable Twitter Ads business practices.” In an open letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Kaspersky Lab’s Founder Eugene Kaspersky has termed the[Read More…]

Syria chemical attack: Investigators allowed to visit site

Syria chemical attack: Investigators allowed to visit site

Damascus: Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria will be permitted to visit the site of an alleged chemical attack on Wednesday, Russia has said. The international team has been in the country since Saturday, but has not been allowed to visit Douma, the BBC reported. The attack on April 7, prompted military[Read More…]

Russia, Syria invite probe into alleged chemical attack

Russia, Syria invite probe into alleged chemical attack

United Nations: Russia and Syria have invited a probe into the alleged chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Douma after US President Donald Trump threatened that there would be a “big price to pay”. Speaking at an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Monday, Russia’s Permanent Representative Vassily[Read More…]

Trump administration to impose fresh sanctions against Russia

Trump administration to impose fresh sanctions against Russia

Washington: President Donald Trump’s administration is expected to impose additional sanctions against Russia by Friday, according to US officials. The sanctions are economic and designed to target oligarchs with ties to President Vladimir Putin, the officials told The Washington Post on Wednesday. However, the final number of Russians facing punitive action[Read More…]

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