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US cannot afford to walk away from Pakistan: NYT

NEW YORK -UNS: With the US latest move to suspend roughly $2 billion in security assistance to Pakistan until it acts against the Afghan Taliban and Haqqani Network, a leading American newspaper warned that US President Donald Trump cannot afford to walk away from Pakistan. …

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Niagara Falls: Here’s how the site looks like when frozen

NEW YORK -UNS: When even the heartiest souls in Western New York hear a weather forecast for unseasonably cold, arctic air, they head straight indoors and sit by a fire. When I see the near-record low temperatures on New Year’s Day hovering around -13°C, however, …

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US considers withholding $255m aid to Pakistan: report

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The United States (US) is considering to withhold the aid worth USD 225 million to Pakistan over not giving access to the arrested abductors in the rescue operation of Canadian-American family, New York Times report claimed on Friday. The Pakistan Army had …

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Missile test : UN Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

NEW YORK: The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday for its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test, seeking to limit its access to refined petroleum products and crude oil and its earnings from workers abroad. The U.N. resolution seeks to …

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U.N. Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea over missile test

NEW YORK: The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday for its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test, seeking to limit its access to refined petroleum products and crude oil and its earnings from workers abroad. The U.N. resolution seeks to …

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US vetoes UN resolution rejecting Trump’s Jerusalem decision

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – The United States on Monday vetoed a draft UN resolution rejecting President Donald Trump s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel s capital, after all 14 other Security Council members backed the measure. The veto cast by US Ambassador Nikki Haley …

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Iran supplied ballistic missile to Yemen rebels: US

WASHINGTON -UNS : US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley presented what she called “undeniable” evidence Thursday that a ballistic missile fired by Huthi rebels in Yemen at Saudi Arabia last month was Iranian-made, a charge Tehran immediately denied. Haley accused Tehran of a …

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US isolation in UN: Security Council members criticizes Trump decision on Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

NEW YORK-AFP/UNS- The United States stood alone on Friday as one after another fellow UN Security Council members criticised its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The debate unfolded at a largely symbolic emergency meeting of the council — no vote on a resolution …

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Chairman Crowley criticizes President Trump’s decision to shrink National Parks

Washington, D.C.-UNS – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after President Trump announced plans to reduce the size of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments by a combined two million acres: “Americans have a right to access our …

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US SC allows full enforcement on Trump’s travel ban

WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court said Monday that the government could fully enforce a revised ban on travelers from six mainly Muslim countries pending appeal, backing President Donald Trump in the year-long battle over the controversial measure. The court stayed October rulings from two lower …

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