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UK Parliament rejects May’s Brexit deal

LONDON : British Prime Minister Theresa May defied calls to resign as she faced a no-confidence vote on Wednesday, a day after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal by a historic margin and unleashed a power struggle over control of Britain’s planned withdrawal from the European Union. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Nairobi attack over as jihadists killed’

Nairobi: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday that Islamists who stormed an upmarket hotel complex, killing 14 people, had been “eliminated” after an almost 20-hour siege in which hundreds of civilians were rescued. Please like & share: Read More »

China expanding access to strategic foreign ports: Pentagon

Washington: China is expanding its access to strategic foreign ports like Pakistan’s Gwadar and Sri Lanka’s Hambantota to pre-position the logistic framework necessary to support the growing presence of its military in the Indian Ocean and beyond, the Pentagon said. Please like & share: Read More »

Trump summons thousands back to work without pay

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration said Tuesday that it would summon tens of thousands of federal employees back to work without pay to get the government running amid a partial shutdown well into its third week, as the White House and increasingly agitated lawmakers on Capitol Hill cast about for a way to end the stalemate. Please like & share: Read More »

Putin ready for ‘serious conversation’ with US

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that he is ready for a “serious conversation” with the US on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty issue despite Washington’s declared intention to withdraw from the pact. Please like & share: Read More »

May braces for defeat in historic Brexit vote

LONDON: Parliament was set for a historic vote on Tuesday as British Prime Minister Theresa May lobbied for support but braced for defeat of the UK’s divorce deal with the European Union. Please like & share: Read More »

Trump inaugural committee spent $10,000 on makeup for aides

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee spent $10,000 on makeup for his aides, thousands of dollars on room service orders and plane tickets for the leader’s inauguration, the media reported. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Strong possibility’ of Rana’s extradition to India: Sources

PTI Washington There is a “strong possibility” of Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Hussain Rana’s extradition to India before the completion of his 14-year jail term in the US in 2021 for plotting the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, an informed source here has said. Rana, 58, a resident of Chicago, was arrested in 2009 on the charges of plotting the 26/11 terror attack. ... Read More »