Category archives for: World

Comey calls Trump ‘serial liar’, ‘morally unfit’ to be President

Washington: Former FBI Director James Comey, in his first interview since being fired last May, said that Donald Trump is “morally unfit” to be US President, a “serial liar” who treated women like “meat” and it was “possible” that Russians had material that could be used to blackmail him. In an exclusive interview with ABC […]

Egypt suspends ban on online cab services

Cairo: An Egyptian court has ordered the suspension of a ban on online cab services — Uber and Careem — until their appeal is determined by a higher court. On March 20, Cairo’s administrative court ruled to ban the services of the two companies and stop their online applications, but Saturday’s order suspended the former […]

Trump begins prepping for potential Mueller interview: Report

Washington: US President Donald Trump has begun initial preparations for a potential interview with special counsel Robert Mueller who is currently probing the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a media report said. An informed source told CNN on Friday that the preparation efforts is “in its infancy”. The preparations have been short […]

Nepal PM arrives in Delhi on 3-day visit

New Delhi: Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Oli arrived here on Friday on a three-day visit — his first foreign trip after he returned to power in February for a second time. Oli and his wife Radika Shakya were received by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at the airport here. Oli’s first foreign visit to India […]

N.Korea may have stopped its n-reactor, satellite images show

Seoul: North Korea may have stopped operatiing in its only nuclear reactor, a website specialising in North Korean affairs said on Thursday, ahead of an upcoming summits with South Korea and the US in which possible denuclearisation of the Pyongyang regime is expected to be discussed. According to an analysis of satellite images taken on […]

Nepal PM to visit India from April 6-8

Kathmandu: Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli will visit India from April 6 to 8 on his maiden foreign trip after assuming office, in line with the tradition of a Nepali PM visiting India on his first overseas trip, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Friday. Oli’s visit comes following an invitation from his […]

China says ties with India developing with ‘sound momentum’

China on Thursday said its ties with India have been on an upswing recently and both sides have seen new achievements in political cooperation and various other fields. Beijing said it wants to work with New Delhi to sort out their disputes to keep the bilateral ties on the right track. “Recently, thanks to the […]

Kim reaffirms commitment to denuclearization in meeting with Xi

Beijing: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made an unannounced visit to China and met President Xi Jinping reaffirming his commitment to denuclearization, weeks before planned summit meetings with US and South Korean leaders, Chinese and North Korean media said on Wednesday. Kim, 34, made the visit to China at the invitation of Xi, accompanied by […]

No such thing as changing status quo in ‘Chinese Doklam’: China

Beijing: China on Monday said Doklam is a “Chinese territory” and the question of changing the status quo does not arise after India’s envoy Gautam Bambawale warned Beijing against any attempt to change the present state of affairs on the plateau. In an interview to Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post, Bambawale said any attempt […]

Protesters rally in the US for gun control

Washington:  Hundred of thousands of protesters rallied in Washington D.C. on Saturday, calling for stricter control on guns, more secured schools, and an end to gun violence. Carrying signs with slogans including “Never Again”, “Am I Next?”, protesters gathered in Washington’s Pennsylvania Avenue that connects the Capitol Hill and the White House. The rally “March […]

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