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7 Pak firms listed by US for posing risk to national security

  Islamabad/Washington, Mar 26: The US government has added seven Pakistani firms to a list of foreign entities that pose a “significant risk” to its national security and interests by allegedly engaging in nuclear trade, denting Islamabad’s bid to join the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). A total of 23 entities were added to the […]

 Press Trust of india

  US expels 60 Russian intelligence officials; orders closure of Seattle Consulate

  Washington, Mar 26 :The US today expelled 60 Russian diplomats, describing them as “intelligence officers” and ordered closure of the Russian consulate in Seattle, days after Washington warned of retaliation for the use of nerve agent against a former Russian spy in the UK. A dozen of these expelled diplomats are based at Russia’s […]

 A FP

Germany, France to expel Russian envoys over spy attack

Berlin/Paris, Mar 26 :Germany’s foreign minister today said Berlin had ordered the expulsion of four Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a former spy in England, as EU nations step up the pressure on Moscow. “After the Salisbury poisoning Russia has still not helped clarify the situation. We did not take this decision lightly,” foreign […]

 Press Trust of india

Egyptians vote in prez polls, incumbent Sisi set for landslide

Cairo, Mar 26:Egyptians began voting today in a three-day presidential election set to deliver an easy victory for incumbent Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, firmly in power since 2013, when he led a coup against the largest Arab nation’s first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi. There are few doubts that President Sisi will win a […]

 A FP

Poland detains man suspected of spying for Russia

Warsaw, Mar 26 : Poland’s counterintelligence agency ABW today said it has detained a Polish official over suspicions that he collaborated with Russian intelligence services. “Marek W. maintained contact with agents from Russia’s special services and sent them information regarding investments important to Poland,” ABW spokesman Stanislaw Zaryn told the Polish news agency PAP. He […]

 A FP

Saudis intercept seven Yemen rebel missiles in deadly escalation

Riyadh, Mar 26 :Saudi forces intercepted seven Yemeni rebel missiles today, including over the capital Riyadh, in a deadly escalation on the eve of the third anniversary of the Saudi-led coalition’s intervention in Yemen. One Egyptian was killed and two of his countrymen were wounded by falling shrapnel in Riyadh, authorities said, with residents reporting […]

 A FP

Porn actress says she was threatened to keep silent on Trump fling

Washington, Mar 26 :Porn actress Stormy Daniels said she was threatened in a bid to keep her silent about her alleged fling with Donald Trump, which she detailed in a highly-anticipated primetime TV interview broadcast. She is seeking to be released from a non-disclosure agreement she signed 11 days before the 2016 presidential election that […]

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No more free reign to China: Trump after announcing tariffs

No more free reign to China: Trump after announcing tariffs

Washington, Mar 24 (PTI) After announcing a string of tough trade measures against China, US President Donald Trump has said that Beijing would no longer have a “free reign” like it had been having for many years, which resulted in a massive American trade deficit with it. A day after he initiated a series of […]

 A FP

'Never Again': student-led US gun protests draw huge crowds

Washington, Mar 25 :More than a million Americans flooded the streets of cities nationwide for emotional protests demanding tighter gun control, in a march spearheaded by teenagers from a Florida high school where 17 people were shot dead last month. “Politicians, either represent the people or get out,” Cameron Kasky, a 17-year-old from Marjory Stoneman […]

 Agencies

First direct flight from Australia to London touches down

London, Mar 25 (AP) The maiden flight of a new non-stop regular passenger service between Australia and Britain has touched down at London’s Heathrow Airport. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, operated by Qantas Airways, arrived Sunday in London just over 17 hours after setting off from the western Australian city of Perth. The new link with […]