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  • US military to use Oman ports

    Oman on Sunday said it had signed an agreement with the United States that would allow American ships and warplanes to take

  • 'An illegal takedown that failed'

    US President Donald Trump has declared himself completely exonerated after his campaign was cleared of colluding with Russia in the 2016 election, in a major boost for his re-election hopes.

  • New Zealand attack note left at fire at California mosque

    A note referencing the recent terrorist attacks in New Zealand is found at the scene of a possible arson fire at a Southern California mosque, police say.

  • Trump 'did not conspire with Russia'

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Moscow's meddling in the 2016 election found no evidence of conspiracy by President Donald Trump's campaign to collude with Russia, the US Justice Department said yesterday.

  • Trump's tweet over N Korea sanctions causes confusion

    US President Donald Trump on Friday said he has decided against imposing new large-scale sanctions on North Korea in a confusing tweet that seemed to imply he was reversing measures against two Chinese shipping companies, a US administration source familiar with the matter said.


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  • 'Worshippers must feel safe to worship'

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday pledged action to help protect religious sites worldwide, during a visit to a New York Islamic center one week after the New Zealand mosque shootings that shocked the world.

  • Mueller submits report on bombshell Trump-Russia probe

    Special counsel Robert Mueller submits his long-awaited report into an explosive two-year investigation of Russian meddling in Donald Trump's 2016 election -- a probe the president denounces as a "witch hunt" and opponents say could fuel impeachment.

  • World condemns move

    The Syrian government vowed to take back the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights as its allies and enemies alike condemned US President Donald Trump yesterday for moving to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the territory seized in war.

  • 'We clearly need to see more'

    The United States has asked Pakistan to take sustained, verifiable and irreversible action against the perpetrators of terrorism, while warning the country that another terror attack on India will prove to be "extremely problematic".

  • US-Mexico border fencing

    Trump's border wall money may come at expense of schools

    The US Department of Defense is proposing to pay for President Donald Trump's much-debated border wall by shifting funds away from projects that include $1.2 billion for schools, childcare centers and other facilities for military children, according to a list it has provided to lawmakers.

  • 'All options' open on Venezuela: Trump

    US President Donald Trump on Tuesday reaffirmed that "all options" are being considered in his drive to bring down Venezuela's socialist

  • Brazil in Nato?

    President Donald Trump heaped praise Tuesday on visiting right-wing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro -- and received plenty back -- in

  • MBS okayed 'intervention' against dissidents: report

    More than a year before the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved a secret campaign to silence dissenters, The New York Times reported on Sunday.

  • 'So Ridiculous!'

    President Donald Trump yesterday complained that he is being blamed by journalists for the massacre of 50 people in attacks on two mosques in New Zealand.

  • Hasina, Trudeau for joint action

    Trudeau calls Hasina; both urge int’l community to act against terrorism

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau have called upon the global community to act together to stamp out terrorism as they talked over phone this morning.

  • Software upgrade, revising pilot training for 737 Max: Boeing

    Boeing Co says it was finalizing the development of a software upgrade and a revision of pilot training for its 737 MAX, the plane that has suffered two fatal crashes in the last five months.

  • Trump signs first veto for wall

    Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency Friday, overriding congressional opposition to secure emergency funds to build more walls on the US-Mexico border.

  • After NZ massacre, Trump downplays white nationalism threat

    President Donald Trump plays down any threat posed by racist white nationalism after the gunman accused of the New Zealand mosque massacre called the president “a symbol of renewed white identity.”

  • Senate votes to end border emergency

    President Donald Trump suffered an embarrassing defeat Thursday at the hands of US senators, including fellow Republicans, who voted to terminate his declaration of an emergency on the border with Mexico.

  • US to build six nuclear power plants in India

    The United States and India on Wednesday agreed to strengthen security and civil nuclear cooperation, including building six US nuclear power plants in India, the two countries said in a joint statement.

  • US slams human rights record of China, Iran

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed China's mass detention of Muslims but took a lighter hand on North Korea as the State Department released its annual human rights report Wednesday.

  • O'Rourke to run for president

    Upstart Democrat Beto O'Rourke yesterday announced he is running for president, joining a crowded field of candidates vying to challenge Donald Trump in 2020.

  • Life without Facebook?

    Facebook yesterday grappled with a widespread outage, forcing millions of people to taste life without the world's largest social media platform.

  • Pak to deal 'firmly' with terrorists: US

    Pakistan promises to crack down on militant groups attacking Indian rule over Kashmir, President Donald Trump's national security advisor John Bolton said Monday.

  • Pelosi says Trump 'just not worth' impeaching

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, America's most powerful Democrat, said in remarks published Monday that she does not support impeaching Donald Trump, arguing the Republican president is "just not worth it."

  • US to withdraw all diplomatic staff

    The United States will withdraw all remaining diplomatic personnel from its embassy in Caracas as the crisis in Venezuela deepens, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said late Monday.

  • Some time may pass before third N Korea summit: US

    US President Donald Trump is open to a third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but some time may have to go by before this takes place, Trump's national security adviser said on Sunday.

  • Is his political mystique finally unravelling?

    Trump would be disappointed if North Korea resumed testing

    US President Donald Trump says he would be disappointed if Pyongyang were to resume weapons testing and reiterated his belief in his good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite the collapse last week of their second summit.

  • You've got to be kidding! US town elects goat as 'mayor'

    In a divided America where politics seems increasingly to get people's goat, a small town in Vermont has taken the concept to heart -- this week electing one as mayor.