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CELAC Fifth Summit Ends with demand to end US economic blockade against Cuba

BAVARO-UNS –  The Fifth Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) concludes in the eastern city of Dominican Republic, with the adoption of a political declaration and other special pronouncements. After the analysis by coordinators and foreign ministers in their respective …

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Mexico president cancels Trump summit after wall jibe

Mexico’s president on Thursday scrapped a planned summit with Donald Trump in the face of insistent tweets from the US president demanding Mexico pay for a border wall, a spat that threatens Mexican efforts to salvage trade ties. Taking a page out of Trump’s playbook, …

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Gen Zia assured Reagan: ‘Pakistan would not build nuclear weapons’

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Pakistan’s former president General Zia-ul-Haq had assured his American counterpart Ronald Reagan that Pakistan would not build the atomic bomb, documents made public by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) revealed. The assurance was mentioned in a letter dated July 5, 1982 written by …

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Communities launch hate-Free Zone against Trump policies

NEW YORK-UNS- EST, community groups launched a community defense and “Hate-Free Zone” in Kensington, Brooklyn, as a part of a national movement to build a line of defense against the Trump administration’s policies of xenophobia, racism, and bigotry. The action appropriately coincided with the executive …

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Trump to ban US visa for seven Muslim countries

US President Donald Trump is set to take a first step toward enacting his pledge to “build a wall” on the Mexican border as he rolls out a series of immigration-related decrees on Wednesday. The White House said that Trump will make the announcements in …

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‘US will build Mexico border wall’:Donald Trump

WASHINGTON -UNS/BBC – Donald Trump has said a “big day” is planned on national security, including an announcement to build a wall on the border between the US and Mexico. The new US president is expected to sign several executive orders regarding immigration and border …

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Stocks, dollar rise; investors eye earnings

A Snapchat sign hangs on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK: Stocks rallied on Tuesday as investors looked past U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist rhetoric and focused on encouraging economic …

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Trump administration to maintain preceding US ambassador to Pakistan

WASHINGTON -UNS – The new Trump administration has decided to keep US ambassador to Pakistan David Hale as more than 80 politically appointed ambassadors around the country have resigned by Inauguration Day. According to US laws, before the new administration takes charge of government, ambassadors …

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Trump listens to recitation of the Quran

WASHINGTON -UNS : President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, attended a prayer service on Saturday with his wife and the Pences. During the prayer service, an Imam also recited the Holy Quran with its translation, which the newly elected President listened to …

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Taliban warn Trump over Afghanistan

KANDHAR -UNS : The Taliban has warned President Donald Trump to reverse US policy on Afghanistan or face a “historically shameful defeat”, a US-based monitoring group reported Sunday. An article, which the SITE Intelligence Group said appeared on the Taliban´s website and social media, described …

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