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'China a threat to world, building military faster than anyone': Trump

China has hiked its military spending by seven per cent to USD 152 billion as Beijing aims at countering America’s push into the disputed South China Sea.

21 Sep 2019 7:41 pm
Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna seeks NATO equivalent defence ties with I...

Indian-American US Congressman Ro Khanna is also working with Congressman John Lewis to set up a Gandhi King scholarship exchange programme for Gandhi’s 150th birthday.

21 Sep 2019 7:41 am
After drone attack on Saudi oil facilities, US to send reinforcements to Gulf

The Pentagon chief said on Friday an Iranian attack on an American spy drone in June after Tehran seized a British oil tanker, combined with the attack on two Saudi oil installations last Saturday “represents a dramatic escalation of Iranian aggression.”

21 Sep 2019 7:41 am
No need to strike trade deal with China before 2020 elections, says Donald Trump

The trade dispute between the US and China widened in August, with each side imposing retaliatory tariffs on the other. But there have been signs of deescalation in recent days, and Trump has increasingly expressed optimism of reaching a deal with China.

21 Sep 2019 7:41 am
UN secretary general reiterates Pakistan must resolve disputes with India bilat...

Pakistan has called the change in the constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir — the revocation of Article 375 — as a violation of international law and has been lobbying the UN and the Security Council for intervention.

20 Sep 2019 12:42 pm
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets Trump, senators; says no to selling WhatsApp...

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg’s visit to Washington came as his company faces a myriad of regulatory and legal questions surrounding issues like competition, digital privacy, censorship and transparency in political advertising.

20 Sep 2019 11:42 am
One dead in Washington DC shooting: What we know so far

The shooting happened in the parking lot of an apartment block, not far from the White House, police said.

20 Sep 2019 11:42 am
Saudi oil attacks 'act of war' by Iran, says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denounced strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure as an “act of war”, as Riyadh unveiled new evidence it said showed the assault was “unquestionably” sponsored by arch-foe Iran.

19 Sep 2019 3:41 pm
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau apologises for wearing 'brownface' makeup in 2001

The photograph, published by Time Magazine, was from the 2000-2001 yearbook of the West Point Grey Academy in Vancouver. First reported by Time, it shows the then 29-year-old with his face, neck and hands “completely darkened”,

19 Sep 2019 10:42 am
Donald Trump names hostage negotiator his fourth NSA

O’Brien succeeds John Bolton, who was fired by the president over growing differences pertaining to key foreign policy issues such as talks with North Korea and Afghanistan and relations with Iran. Also, Bolton’s confrontational style had alienated him from key members of the administration, chiefly Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

19 Sep 2019 10:42 am
Saudi Arabia says weapons' debris prove Iran behind attacks on oil plants

Displaying parts of drones and missiles which were recovered from the attack sites at Abqaiq and Khurais, Saudi defense ministry spokesman Turki al-Maliki showed maps aimed at proving the strikes originated from the north and could not have been launched by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels, who have claimed responsibility.

19 Sep 2019 7:41 am
Trump says he has ordered 'substantial increase' of Iran sanctions

The White House and the Treasury Department did not immediately respond to requests to comment on what the sanctions could be.

18 Sep 2019 10:42 pm
Elon Musk hired detective to probe man who sued over 'Pedo Guy' tweet

Elon Musk revealed that one of his trusted aides commissioned a private investigator to conduct an investigation of Unsworth on Musk’s behalf. The PI reported back that Unsworth had been traveling to Thailand since the 1980s.

18 Sep 2019 4:43 pm
Attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities have global consequences: US official

Saudi Arabia, a key American ally, leads a military coalition that has been battling the Iran-aligned Huthi rebels in Yemen since 2015. The Huthis claimed responsibility for Saturday’s two attacks on Saudi Arabian facilities, which halved oil output in Saudi Arabia, the world’s top crude exporter.

18 Sep 2019 4:43 pm
Donald Trump to deliver major address on religious freedom: White House

Donald Trump will host and provide keynote remarks at the Global Call to Protect Religious Freedom event on Monday, September 23, at the United Nations Headquarters, White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham said on Tuesday.

18 Sep 2019 4:43 pm
Australian hiker with 'snapped' leg makes two day crawl to safety

Neil Parker, 54, said his planned three-hour hike northwest of Brisbane went horribly wrong Sunday when he slipped six metres (20 feet) down the waterfall, fracturing his leg and wrist.

18 Sep 2019 4:43 pm
Israel's Netanyahu appears to suffer setback in exit polls

Israeli exit polls are often imprecise, and final results, expected Wednesday, could still swing in Netanyahu’s favor. But all three stations predicted a similar outcome.

18 Sep 2019 4:43 pm