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  • Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says
    on January 18, 2018 at 5:09 am

    "I get exercise. I mean I walk, I this, I that," Trump, 71, said during an Oval Office interview. "I run over to a building next door. I get more exercise than people think." […]

  • US to continue military training in Pakistan: Report
    on January 18, 2018 at 3:45 am

    Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua informed the Senate's foreign affairs committee on Wednesday that the US would continue funding the aid components that support their national interest, including the International Military Education and Training (IMET) part. […]

  • Trump: Russia helps North Korea duck sanctions
    on January 18, 2018 at 3:18 am

    "Russia is not helping us at all with North Korea," Trump said. "What China is helping us with, Russia is denting. In other words, Russia is making up for some of what China is doing." […]

  • Trump: No US embassy move to Jerusalem this year
    on January 18, 2018 at 3:12 am

    Reversing decades of US policy, Trump in early December recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and set in motion the process of moving the embassy from Tel Aviv, imperiling Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alike. […]

  • Trump reveals winners of  'Fake News Awards'
    on January 18, 2018 at 2:53 am

    Nobel-prize winning economist Paul Krugman nabbed the number one spot. The administration said he merited the award for writing "on the day of President Trump's historic, landslide victory that the economy would never recover." […]

  • UN must step up pressure on Pakistan: US
    on January 18, 2018 at 2:46 am

    US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley did not specify what measures could be taken to pressure Pakistan, but the UNSC does have the power to impose sanctions. […]

  • Under WH orders not to answer House panel: Bannon
    on January 17, 2018 at 11:16 pm

    When appearing before the committee, Bannon refused to answer a number of questions, citing “executive privilege” allowing the president to keep information from the public. The panel eventually subpoenaed Bannon for refusing to answer its questions. […]

  • No action can be taken against Hafiz Saeed: Pakistan PM
    on January 17, 2018 at 4:09 pm

    Granting total immunity to the Mumbai terror attacks mastermind, Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told a private news channel on Tuesday night that no action can be taken against Hafiz Saeed since no case has been registered against him. […]

  • North Korea to send 230-member cheering squad to Olympics
    on January 17, 2018 at 11:57 am

    North Korea plans to send a 230-member cheering squad as part of its delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, officials said today, as South Korea's president announced his support of a proposal for the rivals' first unified Olympic team. […]

  • Without rain, Cape Town may run out of water by April
    on January 17, 2018 at 11:54 am

    South Africa's Cape Town, one of the world's iconic tourist destinations, could run out of water by April as the city's worst drought in a century risks forcing residents to join queues for emergency rations. […]

  • Saudi Arabia announces $2 billion bailout for Yemen
    on January 17, 2018 at 11:52 am

    Saudi Arabia announced on Wednesday it would transfer $2 billion to Yemen's central bank, following desperate calls for a financial rescue from the beleaguered government it has supported militarily for nearly three years. […]

  • Putin seeks to be 'emperor for life': Alexei Navalny
    on January 17, 2018 at 11:21 am

    With two months to go before Russians vote in polls that are all but guaranteed to hand Putin a historic fourth term, the 41-year-old opposition leader and anti-corruption campaigner spoke to AFP Tuesday in his campaign headquarters. […]

  • Bangladesh says it's hosting over a million Rohingya
    on January 17, 2018 at 10:06 am

    Bangladesh has counted more than a million Rohingya refugees living in camps near the border with Myanmar, higher than previous estimates, the head of its registration project said today as preparations for their return got under way. […]

  • Macedonia: The decades-long quarrel over its name
    on January 17, 2018 at 7:19 am

    PARIS: The name chosen by the small eastern European country of Macedonia at its independence 27 years ago has been steadfastly rejected by its neighbour Greece. The bitter dispute has stalled the young Balkan nation's efforts to take its place in the European Union and other international institutions. […]

  • France won't allow another 'Jungle' in Calais: Macron
    on January 17, 2018 at 5:05 am

    The government of Macron's Socialist predecessor Francois Hollande dismantled the Jungle -- a squalid camp that at its height was home to some 10,000 people -- in October 2016. But hundreds of people continue to camp out in Calais, hoping to stow away on trucks heading to Britain. […]

  • Young Hong Kong activist sentenced to 3 months in jail
    on January 17, 2018 at 3:38 am

    Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was jailed for three months on Wednesday for obstructing clearance of a major encampment during mass pro-democracy protests in 2014, the second time he has been imprisoned over the rallies. […]

  • Trump: I want immigrants to come from everywhere
    on January 17, 2018 at 2:57 am

    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters that the president is pushing for a merit-based system irrespective of the country, religion and ethnicity of an applicant. […]

  • Donald Trump: South Asia strategy working
    on January 17, 2018 at 2:33 am

    In August, while unveiling his new South Asia strategy, Trump had accused Pakistan of giving "safe haven to agents of chaos, violence, and terror," and said the time had come "for Pakistan to demonstrate its commitment to civilisation, order, and to peace". […]

  • Pakistani 'diploma mill' of fake degrees exposed
    on January 16, 2018 at 2:52 pm

    Axact sold more than 3,000 qualifications in Britain between 2013 and 2014, including PhDs and doctorates, the BBC investigation found. […]

  • FBI warned Jared Kushner on Murdoch ex-wife: Report
    on January 16, 2018 at 12:09 pm

    The bid concerns a planned $100 million Chinese garden at the National Arboretum, located just steps from Congress and near the White House. […]