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Trump: We need more time to put out a statement on Pulwama

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump has said he was getting reports on last week’s suicide attack in Pulwama which killed at least 40 Indian paramilitary soldiers and his country will respond "an appropriate time". As Trump addressed the media during an Oval Office signing ceremony, he was asked about the attack. Responding to the question, the US president said, “I...

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Donald Trump plans for more than 5,000 troops to be withdrawn from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump is planning to withdraw more than 5,000 of the 14,000 US troops in Afghanistan, a US official said on Thursday, in the latest sign Trump’s patience is thinning with America’s longest war and overseas military interventions. On Wednesday, Trump rebuffed top advisers and decided to pull all US troops out of Syria, a decision that...

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Pentagon chief Mattis calls it quits with Trump over difference of ‘views’

WASHINGTON: US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned Thursday, a day after President Donald Trump shocked the US establishment by pulling out of Syria. In a letter to Trump, Mattis suggested his worldview, which favours traditional alliances and standing up to "malign actors," stands at odds with that of the president's. "Because you have the right to have a Secretary of...

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Germany’s Der Spiegel reporter Claas Relotius ‘faked stories’ for years

FRANKFURT: Germany's respected news weekly Der Spiegel stunned the media world on Wednesday by revealing that one of its award-winning reporters had for years falsified stories. Claas Relotius "made up stories and invented protagonists" in at least 14 out of 60 articles that appeared in the magazine's print and online editions, Spiegel wrote, warning that other outlets could also be...

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President rule imposed in IoK

SRINAGAR: President's rule has been imposed in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) after Indian President Ram Nath Kovind approved its imposition with immediate effect. After six months of Governor's Rule which expired on December 19, 2018, the occupied valley will now be under President's Rule. The President's rule was first imposed in the state in 1986, whereas the previous instance of...

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Trump declares victory over Daesh in Syria, orders US troops home

WASHINGTON: The Daesh group has been "beaten" in Syria, US President Donald Trump said Wednesday in announcing a stunning order to pull American ground forces from the war-ravaged nation. The momentous decision to withdraw, which runs counter to long-established US policy for Syria and the region, blindsided lawmakers, the Pentagon and international allies alike. "We´ve won against [Daesh]," Trump said...

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President’s rule being imposed in IoK

President's rule is set to be imposed in Indian-occupied Kashmir from Thursday, December 20 as the governor's rule expires after six months today. The Union home ministry conveyed this to Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik after approval from the Cabinet in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, the Economic Times said citing sources. Governor’s rule was...

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Afghanistan ceasefire push in focus in US, Taliban talks

Talks between US and Taliban officials aimed at arranging peace negotiations in Afghanistan were set for a second day on Tuesday after discussions around the future of foreign forces and a possible six-month ceasefire, Taliban sources said. The three-day meeting in Abu Dhabi is at least the third time that US special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has met Taliban representatives...

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Saudi Arabia rejects US Senate position on Khashoggi: statement

CAIRO: Saudi Arabia early on Monday rejected “the position expressed recently by the United States Senate”, saying the Jamal Khashoggi murder is a crime that does not reflect the policy of the kingdom, a statement by Saudi’s foreign ministry said. “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia rejects the position expressed recently by the United States Senate, which was based upon unsubstantiated...

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Afghan Taliban say will meet US officials in UAE today

Representatives from the Afghan Taliban will meet US officials in the United Arab Emirates on Monday, the movements main spokesman said as diplomatic moves toward agreeing to the basis for talks to end the 17-year war in Afghanistan continue. Zabihullah Mujahid said representatives from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the UAE would also take part in the meeting, which follows at...

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Rebels hail Yemen ceasefire accord a ‘success’, despite skirmishes

SANAA: Huthi rebels on Saturday hailed a ceasefire accord for a vital Yemeni port agreed at UN-brokered peace talks in Sweden, although the deal´s implementation remained fragile. The breakthrough agreement at the first round of negotiations since 2016 was a "success", said Daif Allah al-Shami, information minister for the rebels´ unrecognised national salvation government. Reached Thursday between the Huthis and...

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Indian troops martyr 10 youth in IoK’s Pulwama district

SRINAGAR: Indian troops martyred ten youth in Indian occupied Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, the Kashmir Media Service reported. Three of the youth were killed during a cordon and search operation launched by the troops in the Kharpora Sirnoo area of the district. The killing sparked protests by residents resulting in clashes between the demonstrators and the Indian forces. The India troops...

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Australia recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: PM Morrison

SYDNEY: Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday. “Australia now recognizes West Jerusalem, being the seat of the Knesset and many of the institutions of government, is the capital of Israel,” Morrison said. “We look forward to moving...

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Donald Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong: ex-lawyer

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump knew it was wrong to order election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed to have had affairs with him, his former lawyer Michael Cohen said in an interview to be broadcast Friday. Trump acted because he "was very concerned about how this would affect the election," Cohen told ABC News of the women´s...

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Indian court rejects call for probe into Rafale jet deal

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court rejected petitions on Friday seeking an investigation into a fighter jet deal worth an estimated $8.7 billion with France’s Dassault Aviation, saying there was no evidence of wrongdoing. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s deal for the purchase of 36 Rafale planes has become a major political controversy because of the escalating price and a decision to...

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Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner possible next chief of staff: US media

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is on the short-list of potential candidates for the president's next chief of staff, US media said Thursday. Kushner, an influential White House adviser and husband of Trump's daughter Ivanka, met with Republican leaders to discuss the job, according to the Huffington Post, which first reported the story. "I am not aware...

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‘Idiot’ trending worldwide after Google CEO explains relation with Trump

The word "idiot" has been searched for over one million times after Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai was asked during a House Judiciary Committee hearing why an image of US President Donald Trump comes up when you search for the word. During the hearing on Tuesday, titled "Transparency & Accountability: Examining Google and its Data Collection, Use, and Filtering Practices",...

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