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Russia’s Putin says ready to work with United States: TV
18th April 2015 Russia’s Putin says ready to work with United States: TV
MOSCOW:  Russia has key interests in common with the United States and needs to work with it on a common agenda, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday in a television interview. In his comments to the state-run...
U.S uses export ban as a Nuclear deterrence against China
13th April 2015 U.S uses export ban as a Nuclear deterrence against China
United States government restricted Intel to help China update its supercomputer. Intel’s license was rejected to export thousand of chips to update the Chinese supercomputer; the Department of Commerce felt that China might use this machine to expand...
Young topples third seeded Dolgopolov
21st February 2015 Young topples third seeded Dolgopolov
DELRAY BEACH, United States: Donald Young toppled third seeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Friday to book a semi final showdown with Australian Bernard Tomic at the ATP Delray Beach Open. Young, ranked 56th in the...
UN helicopters kill six rebels in Central African Republic fighting
11th February 2015 UN helicopters kill six rebels in Central African Republic fighting
BANGUI: U.N. peacekeepers in Central African Republic used helicopters to bombard positions held by a rebel faction in a town northeast of the capital and six rebels died, the United Nations said. The peacekeepers and French troops hit...
Peshawar school massacre reflects Muslim suffering at hands of terrorists
24th January 2015 Peshawar school massacre reflects Muslim suffering at hands of terrorists
WASHINGTON: The United States has welcomed the additional Pakistani steps to wipe out militants operating on its soil and citing December 16, 2014 atrocious attack on Peshawar’s Army Public School underscored that more Muslims have been victims of...
Slew of challenges for Republican-led US Congress in 2015
3rd January 2015 Slew of challenges for Republican-led US Congress in 2015
by Michael Mathes WASHINGTON: – The 113th Congress, which wrapped up December 16, was one of the least productive in modern history. Onward to 2015. US lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday under a new, fully Republican banner...
Wall Street flat in quiet start to 2015
3rd January 2015 Wall Street flat in quiet start to 2015
NEW YORK: – Wall Street stocks finished the first trading day of the new year Friday little-changed following lackluster US economic data and with many market participants still on holiday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 9.92 points...
Jovial Obama paints picture of resurgent America
20th December 2014 Jovial Obama paints picture of resurgent America
by Jérôme CARTILLIER WASHINGTON: – After a tough year capped by a bruising defeat for his Democrats in last month’s midterm elections, no one would blame President Barack Obama if he were a bit down. On Friday at...
US, Cuba announce historic thaw in ties
18th December 2014 US, Cuba announce historic thaw in ties
by Dave Clark, Jérôme CARTILLIER WASHINGTON:- The United States and Cuba moved to end five decades of Cold War hostility Wednesday, agreeing to revive diplomatic ties in a surprise breakthrough that would also ease a crippling US trade...
US Federal Reserve says can be ‘patient’ on rate rise
18th December 2014 US Federal Reserve says can be ‘patient’ on rate rise
by Paul HANDLEY WASHINGTON: – The US Federal Reserve made no changes to its monetary policy Wednesday, saying it can remain “patient” before moving to raise interest rates and normalizing its easy-money stance. In a policy statement at...
Thousands demand justice in Washington over police killings
14th December 2014 Thousands demand justice in Washington over police killings
WASHINGTON:  Thousands of people descended on Washington to demand justice Saturday for black men who have died at the hands of white police, the latest in weeks of demonstrations across the United States. The families of Michael Brown...
China angles for Central America influence in US ‘backyard’
12th December 2014 China angles for Central America influence in US ‘backyard’
by Katell ABIVEN MANAGUA: – With ambitious plans for a canal through Nicaragua and a Honduran hydroelectric dam, Chinese firms are increasingly testing the waters in Central America, a region long considered the United States’ backyard. The audacious...
US budget leaves IMF reforms in doubt
11th December 2014 US budget leaves IMF reforms in doubt
by Paul HANDLEY WASHINGTON: – Crucial reforms of the International Monetary Fund were left hanging Wednesday after the US Congress failed to endorse them in the final budget legislation of the year. The IMF had held out hopes...
Dollar mixed after falls on risk aversion
11th December 2014 Dollar mixed after falls on risk aversion
TOKYO: – The dollar was mixed in Asia on Thursday, after taking a hit in New York as dealers shifted to safer investments such as US government bonds. The greenback climbed to 118.15 yen in Tokyo midday trade,...
Dollar slips in Asian trade
10th December 2014 Dollar slips in Asian trade
TOKYO: – The dollar slipped against the yen in Asian trade Wednesday as risk appetite subsided and as eurozone fears returned on news that Greece had brought forward a destabilising presidential election. The dollar bought 119.52 yen in...
Asian markets mixed after US jobs data
8th December 2014 Asian markets mixed after US jobs data
HONG KONG:- Asian shares were mixed Monday after data last week showed a better-than-expected jump in US jobs creation, while Japan said its economy contracted more than initially thought in the third quarter. The dollar continued its march...
US brushes aside assumptions linking Pakistan to Kashmir violence
6th December 2014 US brushes aside assumptions linking Pakistan to Kashmir violence
WASHINGTON:-The United States has cautioned against making any assumptions linking Pakistan to the latest violence in the Indian occupied Kashmir, while also brushing aside the notion that last week’s meeting between Army Chief General Raheel Sharif and Secretary...
Ebola-hit countries seek recovery plan to ‘keep standing’
6th December 2014 Ebola-hit countries seek recovery plan to ‘keep standing’
UNITED NATIONS, United States:- Ebola-hit countries urged the United Nations on Friday to come up with an economic recovery plan to help them cushion the outbreak’s devastating blow on agriculture, mining and public finances. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra...
Obama to nominate Pentagon chief Friday
5th December 2014 Obama to nominate Pentagon chief Friday
WASHINGTON:- President Barack Obama on Friday will announce his choice to replace Chuck Hagel as Pentagon chief, the White House said. Favored for the post is Ashton Carter, a former deputy defense secretary under Leon Panetta from October...
US says Iranian fighter jets bomb IS jihadists in Iraq
3rd December 2014 US says Iranian fighter jets bomb IS jihadists in Iraq
by Dan De Luce WASHINGTON:- Iranian fighter jets struck Islamic State militants in eastern Iraq in recent days, the Pentagon said Tuesday, signaling Tehran’s determination to confront the jihadists and Washington’s tacit partnership with arch-foe Iran. The air...
Squash:Pakistan mourns legend Hashim Khan
19th August 2014 Squash:Pakistan mourns legend Hashim Khan
KARACHI:Pakistan Tuesday mourned its first-ever world champion in any sport, squash star Hashim Khan who died in the United States, as former players paid tribute to an all-time great. Khan, who won the sport’s premier title the British...
More Africans in extreme poverty than in 1990: UN
8th July 2014 More Africans in extreme poverty than in 1990: UN
UNITED NATIONS, United States: More sub-Saharan Africans are living in extreme poverty now than in 1990, said a major United Nations report Monday, warning the region will miss most of its development goals. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs),...
India’s Modi quick on Twitter diplomacy, slow to mention US
19th May 2014 India’s Modi quick on Twitter diplomacy, slow to mention US
NEW DELHI: India’s prime minister-elect Narendra Modi has taken to Twitter to thank fellow leaders in Japan, Russia, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Australia for their support, but one man still waiting for a reply is US Secretary of...
Pak-US ties based on mutual interests, respect: Ayaz Sadiq
12th February 2014 Pak-US ties based on mutual interests, respect: Ayaz Sadiq
ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Pakistan and US have the same stated objectives of peace and stability in the region and we hope that our bilateral engagement would continue to broaden on basis...
Mutual trust must for enduring Pakistan-US strategic partnership: Sartaj
27th January 2014 Mutual trust must for enduring Pakistan-US strategic partnership: Sartaj
WASHINGTON: National Security and Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Monday underscored the need for building trust to foster a an enduring strategic partnership between Pakistan and the United States as he addressed the opening session of the...
NATO warns Afghan support at risk without troop status accord
27th January 2014 NATO warns Afghan support at risk without troop status accord
Afghanistan cannot continue stalling on a post-2014 US and NATO troop status accord without jeopardising essential financial support for its armed forces, NATO head Anders Fogh Rasmussen warned Monday. “The Afghan political leadership should not underestimate the negative...
 
 
 
 
 
 

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