Risks for all sides as Trump impeachment hearings swing open

Risks for all sides as Trump impeachment hearings swing open

Washington, The closed doors of the Trump impeachment investigation are swinging wide open. When the gavel strikes at the start of the House hearing Wednesday morning, America and the rest of the world will have the chance to see and hear for themselves for the first time about President Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine and consider […]

Hong Kong police watchdog unequipped to probe protest response: Experts

 Hong Kong,  Hong Kong’s police watchdog is currently unequipped to investigate the force’s handling of months of pro-democracy protests, a panel of international experts appointed by the city’s own government has found. The international finance hub has been upended by five months of huge and increasingly violent rallies, but Beijing has refused to give in […]

No agreement on China tariff rollback: Trump

No agreement on China tariff rollback: Trump

 Washington,  President Donald Trump said Friday he has not agreed to roll back tariffs on Chinese imports, dampening recent optimism for a major de-escalation in the US-China trade war. Amid a steady stream of conflicting reports, Trump’s remarks appeared to push back against Beijing’s claims that the two sides had agreed to remove tariffs in […]

Kartarpur ready to welcome Sikh pilgrims for 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev: Imran

Kartarpur ready to welcome Sikh pilgrims for 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev: Imran

Islamabad, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday shared some of the dazzling pictures of the Kartarpur complex and Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, saying the revered venue is ready to welcome the Sikhs pilgrims for the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev. The pictures were shared by Khan on his Twitter account ahead of […]

Trump lifts Turkey sanctions, quits ‘blood-stained’ Syria

Trump lifts Turkey sanctions, quits ‘blood-stained’ Syria

 Washington,  President Donald Trump ended sanctions against Turkey on Wednesday, drawing a line under American involvement in “blood-stained” Syria, as Turkish and Russian troops seized territory previously held by US troops and their beleaguered Kurdish allies. “Let someone else fight over this long blood-stained sand,” Trump said in a White House speech that formalized the […]

Canada elects Parliament in vote seen as threat to Trudeau

Canada elects Parliament in vote seen as threat to Trudeau

Toronto, Canadians are electing a new Parliament on Monday after a tight election campaign that has raised the threat of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau being knocked from power after one term. The 47-year-old Trudeau channeled the star power of his father, the liberal icon and late Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, when he won in 2015 but […]

Trump touts Turkey cease-fire, even as it appears shaky

Trump touts Turkey cease-fire, even as it appears shaky

Washington, President Donald Trump is pushing back at criticism that his Syria withdrawal is damaging U.S. credibility, betraying Kurdish allies and opening the door for a possible resurgence of the Islamic State. He touted a cease-fire agreement that seemed at risk as Turkey and Kurdish fighters differed over what it required and whether combat had […]

Trump defends troop pull out from Syria, says US not getting involved in ‘crazy endless wars’  Share

Trump defends troop pull out from Syria, says US not getting involved in ‘crazy endless wars’  Share

Washington,  The US is not going to get involved in “crazy endless wars” over 7,000 miles away, President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, defending his decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria. The last week decision paved the way for Turkey to launch a cross-border military offensive that aims to push the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic […]

Xi to visit India from Oct 11 to 12: China

Xi to visit India from Oct 11 to 12: China

 Beijing,  Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India from October 11 to 12 to take part in the 2nd informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which they are expected to hold comprehensive talks on a host of issues concerning the bilateral relations and exchange views on regional and international issues. Xi will attend […]

Diplomats pushed Ukraine to investigate, dangled Trump visit

Diplomats pushed Ukraine to investigate, dangled Trump visit

 Washington, Top US diplomats encouraged Ukraine’s newly elected president to conduct an investigation linked to Joe Biden’s family in return for a potentially high-profile visit to Washington with President Donald Trump. That’s according to a cache of text messages released late Thursday by House investigators following a 10-hour interview with one of the diplomats, Kurt […]

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