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Trump Terms Impeachment Probe As 'Witch Hunt'

Miami: US President Donald Trump has slammed the Democrats and denounced the impeachment inquiry into him as a “witch hunt” during an election campaign rally in Sunrise, Florida. Trump made the remarks when he met his supporters at a jam-packed BB&T Center in Sunrise, which has a capacity of around 20,000 people, Efe news reported. […]

Kurds did not help US in fighting against ISIS: Donald Trump

Washington: Syrian Kurds, considered to be an American ally in the region, did not help the US in fighting against the ISIS, President Donald Trump has said, defending his decision to pull out American forces paving way for Turkey to launch a military operation to invade northeastern Syria. “The Kurds are fighting for their land, […]

I offered to help India, Pakistan with arbitration, mediation on Kashmir: Trump

New York: US President Donald Trump said he discussed the issue of Kashmir with the leaders of India and Pakistan during his meetings with them and offered to help with arbitration or mediation to the two nuclear-armed countries, who have to work it out. Trump, addressing reporters here Wednesday, said he has had “very productive […]

Trump Lauds Indian-Americans, Says 'Truly Proud' To Have Them As Americans

Houston: President Donald Trump has praised the contributions of the influential and thriving Indian-American community in the country, saying he was “truly proud” to have them as Americans. President Trump lauded the role of the Indian diaspora in the US at the historic “Howdy, Modi!” event in Houston, Texas, as he addressed a record crowd […]

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We're going to have good time, Trump says before leaving for Houston

Houston: Looking forward to address ‘Howdy, Modi’ rally in Houston, US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a good time at the mega event. “We’ll be going to Houston and we’ll be at a very nice big stadium packed full of people with Prime Minister Modi,” […]

Pak PM Imran Khan to meet President Trump twice during US visit

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan will have two meetings with President Donald Trump later this month during his visit to the US where the Pakistani premier will also attend his first UNGA session, according to a media report. According to Khan’s schedule, the first meeting between both the leaders will be at lunch, whereas, the […]

Trump Fires Hawkish National Security Advisor Bolton

New York: US President Donald Trump fired his hawkish National Security Adviser (NSA) John Bolton on Tuesday, citing strong disagreements. Bolton, who as an NSA was a strong supporter of India’s anti-terrorism efforts, was in office for only about a year and a half and is Trump’s third advisor in his tenure so far of […]

Trump Again Offers To Help India-Pak On Kashmir

Washington: US President Donald Trump has once again offered to help ease tensions between India and Pakistan over the Kashmir issue, even after New Delhi has reiterated that it was a bilateral matter. While addressing the media at the White House on Monday, Trump said: “I am willing to help them if they want. They […]

Trump establishes US Space Command

Washington: US President Donald Trump led a ceremony to proclaim the creation of a new element of the Armed Forces, the United States Space Command. “It’s a big deal. As the newest combatant command, SPACECOM will defend America’s vital interests in space – the next war-fighting domain. And I think that’s pretty obvious to everybody. […]

India-Pak Ties Likely To Figure At Modi-Trump Meeting: US

New York: Conceding that India’s decision to rescind Kashmir’s special constitutional status was an internal matter, a senior US administration official has said that India-Pakistan relations are expected to come up when Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets US President Donald Trump in France on the sidelines of the G7. Briefing reporters on Thursday on Trump’s […]

Trump Asks Imran Khan To 'Moderate Rhetoric' With India Over Kashmir

Washington: US President Donald Trump has asked Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to “moderate rhetoric” with India over Kashmir, as he underlined the need of exercising “restraint” by both sides and avoid escalation of the “tough” situation in the region. Trump on Monday spoke separately to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Khan […]

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Trump defends China policy, says US economy is world's best

Washington: President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his strategy versus China, on whose goods Washington has imposed heavy tariffs as the two nations are engaged in high-stakes trade talks, and he called the US economy “the best in the world.” “Our economy is the best in the world, by far. Lowest unemployment ever within almost […]

Trump Has Made It Clear Mediation Offer On Kashmir Not On Table Anymore: Shringla

Washington: US President Donald Trump has made it clear that his offer of mediation on Kashmir is not on the table anymore, a top Indian diplomat said on Monday. India’s Ambassador to the US, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, said that America’s decades-old policy on Kashmir has been no mediation but to encourage India and Pakistan to […]

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. […]

Trump sues California over candidates' tax return law

Washington: US President Donald Trump and the Republican Party are suing California over recent legislation requiring presidential candidates to file tax returns in order to stand in primaries. State Governor Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, signed the law last week. In two lawsuits, the plaintiffs said it was unconstitutional as it added an extra requirement to […]

Up to PM Modi to accept mediation offer on Kashmir: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that “it is up to Prime Minister Modi” to accept his offer to intervene in the Kashmir issue — without referring to his earlier claim that Modi had requested him to “mediate” in the matter — something India has outright denied. To a query by a reporter in […]

Won't allow Chinese tech giant Huawei in US: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday said his administration will not allow Huawei, the Chinese technology giant, inside the country as it is related to the national security. “We’re not allowing Huawei into our country. We have not changed on that,” Trump told reporters responding to a question. “We can do business for non-security […]

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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 […]

Keeping in mind big picture of ties with US during trade talks: India

New Delhi: Indian and US officials were engaged on Thursday in thrashing out a trade impasse in a “problem solving manner”, days after US President Donald Trump tweeted that India’s high tariff regime is not acceptable to the US. A US delegation led by Assistant US Trade Representative (AUSTR) for South and Central Asia, Christopher […]

Indian tariffs on US products 'no longer acceptable': Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump again hit out at India over the issue of tariffs on Tuesday, less than a fortnight after he discussed the issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Japan and both agreed to address the issue. Trump’s attack in a tweet came just as trade officials of the two countries are […]

Trump's social media party to ditch Facebook, Twitter: Report

Washington: The White House has reportedly ditched Facebook and Twitter for its Social Media Summit slated to be organized on Thursday because President Donald Trump believes both the platforms censor conservative or Republican views, the media reported. The summit is likely to address issues relevant to social media before the 2020 presidential elections, The Hill […]

Trump meets Kim at inter-Korean border village

Seoul: US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday met at Panmunjom, a border village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas, and shook hands. This is the first time the two leaders have met since their February summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, which ended abruptly without an agreement. […]

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Huawei can continue purchasing US technology: Trump

Osaka: In a big respite to Huawei, US President Donald Trump on Saturday said US firms could start selling technology to the Chinese telecommunications equipment giant as long as the sales did not involve equipment that threaten US national security. “However, Trump said the decision on whether to take Huawei off the Commerce Department’s entities […]

Trump offers to meet Kim Jong-un

Osaka: US President Donald Trump on Saturday invited North Koreas leader Kim Jong-un to meet over the weekend in the demilitarised zone that separates the two nations sharing the Korean Peninsula. “After some very important meetings, including my meeting with President Xi of China, I will be leaving Japan for South Korea (with President Moon),” […]

Trump threatens additional tariffs on China

Washington: US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the US would impose “very substantial” tariffs on China if the two countries were unable to reach a trade deal during his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. “I would do additional tariffs … very substantial […]