Tag: President Donald Trump

Thousands march across US to protest against Trump

Washington: Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Washington D.C. and in nearly 300 other US cities in the third annual Women’s March to protest against the policies of President Donald Trump and to stand up for women’s rights. Organisers had hoped to see hundreds of thousands of attendees, the kind of turnout that made […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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Ivanka disagrees with Trump on family separation, treatment of media

Washington: Ivanka Trump, the daughter of and close adviser to President Donald Trump, on Thursday disagreed with some of the most controversial decisions of her father, including family separation for illegal migrants and his regular attacks on the media, which he calls the “enemy of the people”. “I am very vehemently against family separation and […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
US holds back $65m aid to Palestine

Washington: The US has announced that it will withhold more than half of the funding it provides for a UN agency that supports Palestinians, about two weeks after President Donald Trump threatened to pull funding for the group. Washington will withhold $65 million out of its scheduled $125 million payment to the UN Relief Works […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Most Americans oppose preemptive strike on DPRK: Poll

Washington: An overwhelming majority of US citizens oppose a preemptive strike on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and trust US military leaders instead of President Donald Trump to handle the nuclear crisis responsibly, a poll revealed on Sunday. According to the Washington Post-ABC News poll, 67 per cent of US citizens believe that […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Trump aims for big cuts in healthcare, anti-poverty programs

Washington: US President Donald Trump will propose big cuts in the Medicaid public healthcare program as well as in other anti-poverty programs that provide a safety-net for America’s poorest, media reports said. According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, the White House on Tuesday is expected to present a budget plan that will include cutbacks […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Iran must never have nuclear weapons: Trump tells Netanyahu

Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump began his visit to Israel by warning of the threat that Iran could pose if it were to develop nuclear weapons. “Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon,” Trump said, standing beside Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Donald Trump on Monday was on the second stop of his […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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White House denies Trump revealed classified info to Russians

Washington: The White House has denied that President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about the Islamic State (IS) terror group to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and claimed the reports as “false”. “The story that came out tonight (Monday night), as reported, is false … At no time were intelligence sources or methods discussed,” […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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US court to hear case against Trump's travel ban

Washington: A federal appeals court is scheduled to hear case on Monday against US President Donald Trump’s travel ban. The US Courts for the 9th Circuit, based in San Francisco, Northern California, ruled on February 9 against reinstating a travel ban signed on January 27 by Trump as part of an executive order. The president […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Donald Trump signs executive orders to revive US economy

Washington: President Donald Trump has signed a series of executive orders, including on tax simplification, aimed at reviving the economy and bring jobs back to the US, fast tracking the implementation of his election promises before the first 100 days in office. Key among the three executive orders was a six-month review of certain provisions of […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Washington: US President Donald Trump conferred the Presidential Medal of Freedom on ace golfer Tiger Woods in a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House. “Your spectacular achievements on the golf course, your triumph over physical adversity and your relentless will to win, win, win – these qualities embody the American spirit,” Trump […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
US removes India from its currency monitoring list

Washington: The US on Tuesday removed India from its currency monitoring list of major trading partners, citing steps being taken by New Delhi which addressed some of the Trump administration’s major concerns. For the first time, the US placed India in its currency monitoring list of countries in May 2018 with potentially questionable foreign exchange […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
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Obama shares African Americans' letter slamming Trump for racism

Washington: In an unexpected endorsement, former US president Barack Obama has shared on his Twitter handle a letter by former members of his administration that rebuked racism in American politics and called out President Donald Trump for his racist comments made against four Congresswomen of colour. The letter, co-signed by 149 African Americans, appeared as […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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Any discussion on Kashmir, will only be with Pakistan, bilaterally: Jaishankar

Bangkok: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday made it clear to his American counterpart Mike Pompeo that any discussion on Kashmir, if at all warranted, will only be with Pakistan and only bilaterally, days after US President Donald Trump offered to mediate on the Kashmir issue. Jaishankar is in the Thailand capital to attend […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Rupee slips 26 paise to 69.32 vs USD in early trade

Mumbai: The rupee on Friday declined by 26 paise to 69.32 against the US currency in early trade, due to strong dollar demand from banks and importers amid unabated foreign fund outflows. Forex traders said market sentiment took a hit after the US announced additional 10 per cent tariff on USD 300 billion in Chinese […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Trump says China wants a Democrat to win 2020 election for trade deal

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that China is rooting for a Democrat to win the 2020 presidential election in a bid to reach a trade deal with the US. Trump took to Twitter and accused China of looting US of “hundreds of billions” of dollars. “China wants to make a deal so badly. […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021