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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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Immigrant New Yorkers protest against Changes to Tax Plans, Rally outside Senator Schumer’s Office

NEW YORK-UNS – Over 75 members from DRUM (Desis Rising Up and Moving), immigrant communities, and allies gathered outside of Senator Schumer’s office for a press conference and rally calling for the Senator to reject the racist principles behind Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda and to defund …

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Do more?No do more: PM Abbasi,US Defense Secretary discuss regional security,bilateral ties

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI US Secretary of Defence James Mattis held a meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here on Monday.US new policy for the South Asia came under discussion in the meeting attended by Minister Defence Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, …

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New threat from US:Pakistan must act against safe havens or US will: CIA chief

WASHINGTON -UNS : Director of the US’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)Mike Pompeo, , says if Pakistan doesn’t act against terror safe havens in the country the US “will do everything it can to ensure they don’t exist anymore”. He made this comments couple of days ago …

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US Defence Secretary reaches Pakistan to hold crucial talks

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: US Defense Secretary James Mattis has arrived in Islamabad on a day-long visit to Pakistan. High officials of Defense and Foreign ministries received him at the airport. James Mattis will hold meetings with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Army Chief …

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Mattis to arrive in Islamabad today with big agenda

ISLAMABAD -UNS: US Defense Secretary James Mattis is scheduled to arrive in Islamabad on Monday(today) on a day-long visit to Pakistan to held meetings with civil and military leaders. According to US Defense Department, James Mattis will hold meetings with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi …

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