Tag: Donald Trump

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  • 24 killed, over 50 injured in attack on military parade in Iran

    24 killed, over 50 injured in attack on military parade in Iran

    Earlier, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used the occasion of the military parade to compare US President Donald Trump to the former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, according to Press TV.

    September 22, 2018
  • Was raped when was 7, and again at 15, reveals Ashley Judd

    Was raped when was 7, and again at 15, reveals Ashley Judd

    Following the social media trend #WhyIDidntReport, many people have come out and shared their harrowing experiences of sexual assault.

    September 22, 2018
  • US work permits to H-4 visa holders, including Indians, may be revoked in 3 months

    US work permits to H-4 visa holders, including Indians, may be revoked in 3 months

    As of December 25, 2017, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services had approved 1,26,853 applications for employment authorisation for H-4 visa holders.

    September 22, 2018
  • Finding solutions in Afghanistan

    Finding solutions in Afghanistan

    Seventeen years on, Afghanistan ravaged by a war of attrition has seen many highs and lows in the past year. From the proposal of privatisation to bringing the Taliban to the negotiation table – the war continues both within the status-mongering global players and between Afghan forces and the Taliban. What seems pertinent to dwell …

    September 22, 2018
  • Summit of the Koreas

    Summit of the Koreas

    It would be presumptuous to hazard a guess on the long-term outcome of this week’s summit between North and South Korea in Pyongyang. That the meeting was held ~ for the first time since the armistice of 1953 ~ is in itself a watershed development. Beyond the grandstanding, Kim Jong-un is reported to have signalled …

    September 22, 2018
  • Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies following prolonged illness

    Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies following prolonged illness

    His last public appearance was just two days ago, at a meeting with visiting Chinese politicians and foreign dignitaries in Hanoi.

    September 21, 2018
  • Put 2+2 Together

    Put 2+2 Together

    After the cancellation of US-India 2+2 Dialogue twice in the last 14 months, the external affairs minister, Sushma Swaraj, and Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman held the first highlevel 2+2 talks on September 6 with their US counterparts, Mike Pompeo and Jim Mattis. The objective was to boost cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region and finalise a …

    September 21, 2018
  • Pakistan didn’t sufficiently act against JeM, LeT: US terror report

    Pakistan didn’t sufficiently act against JeM, LeT: US terror report

    Even as the Pakistani government pledged support to political reconciliation between the Afghan government and the Afghan Taliban it did not restrict the Afghan Taliban and Haqqani Network from operating in Pakistan.

    September 20, 2018
  • Donald Trump visits areas affected by Hurricane Florence, promises aid

    Donald Trump visits areas affected by Hurricane Florence, promises aid

    Donald Trump traveled to North and South Carolina, which were deluged last week by a storm that killed at least 36 people in the region.

    September 20, 2018
  • Talk-time on Korea~II

    Talk-time on Korea~II

    As the talks for a second Trump-Kim summit will soon hit the headlines, there are certain hidden factors that could affect, if not determine, the possible outcome of the summit, if it materialises. One is that the US has urged the UN Security Council for an urgent meeting as it suspects some countries are undermining …

    September 20, 2018
  • Donald Trump claims China rebuilt itself with money drained out of US

    Donald Trump claims China rebuilt itself with money drained out of US

    China rebuilt itself with the “tremendous amount” of money pouring out of the US, said Trump asserting that America has been ripped off by everyone including Beijing.

    September 19, 2018
  • Talk-time on Korea~I

    Talk-time on Korea~I

    The peace wind, that started blowing from the day when North Korea’s leader, Kim Jung-un, indicated in his New Year address that he would hold a summit with his counterpart in the South, has been sustained. In the interregnum, there have been two summits between Mr Kim and the South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, yet …

    September 19, 2018
  • Kim, Trump and the nuclear crisis

    Kim, Trump and the nuclear crisis

    This week (Tuesday, Sept 18) South Korean President Moon Jae-in flies to Pyongyang to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The United States and North Korea are working to set up a second meeting between US President Donald Trump and Kim. These developments certainly raise hopes for a reinvigoration of negotiations on denuclearising the North, …

    September 18, 2018
  • US approves sale of missiles, surveillance planes to South Korea

    US approves sale of missiles, surveillance planes to South Korea

    If approved, the sale of P-8A patrol aircraft will provide an upgrade over US-made P-3 surveillance planes that South Korea has used for over 25 years.

    September 14, 2018
  • China’s soft-power seduction

    China’s soft-power seduction

    The US foreign policy approach to China – from President Donald Trump’s bellicose words and the recent prospect of a trade war, to the administration’s description of China as “a revisionist power” – has been criticised as ineffectual bluster, particularly in the face of growing uncertainty over Washington’s commitment to its allies. But more, it …

    September 13, 2018
  • Climate-change fizzle

    Climate-change fizzle

    The Bangkok meeting on climate change has floundered on the rock of discord over the formulations and funding, adopted at the Paris conference of December 2015. The international meeting, which concluded in the Thai capital on Sunday, has fallen short of its aim ~ to complete preparations towards an agreement this December for implementing the …

    September 11, 2018
  • Imran has a long and rocky road ahead

    Imran has a long and rocky road ahead

    Imran Khan as Prime Minister is a reality. He was sworn in last month. His rapid ascent from political periphery to the PM’s office has left both his detractors and followers astounded. The humongous and sincere support of the establishment – which he got – and subsequent elections played a conspicuous role that is surprising …

    September 10, 2018