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Trump has 'no problem' with latest North Korean weapons test

The launches come after Pyongyang fired two devices last week that Seoul said were short-range ballistic missiles.

02 Aug 2019 3:26 PM

Ronald Reagan called Africans 'monkeys' in taped conversation with Nixon

In the call, Ronald Reagan criticizes the African countries which sided against the United States.

02 Aug 2019 3:11 PM

Trump slaps China with 10pc tariffs on USD 300bn in goods

Trump says China has used a state-directed economic model to harm the American economy.

02 Aug 2019 1:56 PM

'I wrote a book': US whistleblower Edward Snowden's memoir coming out next month

It is being published globally by Macmillan Publishers.

02 Aug 2019 12:30 PM

'Yes, I am': Donald trump on US considering blockade of Venezuela

'Yes, I am. Yes. Yes, I am,' Trump reiterated in a follow up question, without explaining any further.

02 Aug 2019 10:55 AM


'Osama bin Laden's son Hamza was very threatening to US,' says Trump

US media on Wednesday reported that Hamza bin Laden was killed during the first two years of the Trump administration.

02 Aug 2019 9:21 AM

US preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan

The Taliban and the US are getting closer to a deal centred around the latter's promise to withdraw its troops from the war-torn country.

02 Aug 2019 9:18 AM

Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir again; calls Khan, Modi 'fantastic people'

Trump was referring to his meeting Imran Khan wherein he offered to help resolve Kashmir issue through mediation and arbitration.

02 Aug 2019 8:30 AM

Pakistan has been changing demography of PoK, Gilgit Baltistan, say activists

Islamabad has gradually diluted its constitution in order to facilitate outsiders to grab land and resources of illegally occupied areas.

01 Aug 2019 7:10 PM

Not asking ASEAN allies to 'choose' between US and China: Mike Pompeo

Pompeo is tasked with reassuring Asian allies that US remains key player in region as China builds its military presence in disputed seas.

01 Aug 2019 4:31 PM


US sanctions Iran's foreign minister amid rising sanctions

The sanctions freeze any of Zarif's assets in the United States or controlled by US entities.

01 Aug 2019 3:30 PM

Taliban hopeful of reaching agreement with US in upcoming talks

Suhail Shaheen, the spokesperson for Taliban's political office in Qatar, said that the two sides have worked hard for nearly one year

01 Aug 2019 3:29 PM

Chinese billionaire indicted in USD 1.8 billion tariff evasion scheme in US

He evaded tariffs by smuggling huge amounts of the metal into the United States, federal prosecutors said.

01 Aug 2019 3:24 PM

UN security council to hold meeting over North Korea missile tests

Kim says North's tests were warning to South Korea.

01 Aug 2019 3:24 PM

Obama built 'cages for kids': Trump fires back at Democrats

This came after at least 10 Democratic presidential candidates sparred over issues of Trump govt’s immigration policy.

01 Aug 2019 1:50 PM


US poised to formally abandon cold war missile treaty with Russia

Washington formally launched the procedure of leaving the treaty on February 1.

01 Aug 2019 1:20 PM

Highly gratified by cooperation from ‘great friend’ India on Iran: US

India, which has galloping energy needs, went out of its way to co-operate with the United States.

01 Aug 2019 10:27 AM

YouTube star Grant Thompson killed in paragliding accident

Grant had 11 million subscribers on his channel and billions of views.

01 Aug 2019 8:41 AM

'Go easy on me kid': Joe Biden, rivals temper tone at Democratic debate

Divisions also emerged on immigration, trade, taxes, and how to tackle climate change.

01 Aug 2019 8:34 AM

'Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza is dead,' says US official: report

The US official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, provided no further details, including when Hamza died or where.

01 Aug 2019 8:07 AM