Day: January 2, 2018

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

open view web desk Pakistan has summoned the US ambassador in a rare public rebuke after Donald Trump threatened to cut aid to Islamabad over its “lies” about militancy. David Hale was asked to attend the foreign ministry on Monday night, after Islamabad responded angrily to the US […]

Iran’s leader blames enemies for unrests as death toll rises

open view web desk LONDON- Iran’s Supreme Leader on Tuesday accused the country’s enemies of stirring unrest as the death toll from anti-government demonstrations that began last week rose to 21. Nine Iranians were killed in Isfahan province during protests on Monday night, including two members of the […]

Dalit protests cause disruptions in Mumbai

open view web desk MUMBAI – Thousands of Dalits, who rank at the lower end of India’s ancient caste hierarchy, disrupted traffic and threw stones at buses in Mumbai on Tuesday as they protested against violence in a nearby city in which a man was killed. The protest […]

South Korea proposes high-level talks with North

open view web desk South Korea Tuesday proposed high-level talks with Pyongyang on January 9, after the North’s leader Kim Jong-Un called for better relations and said his country might attend the Winter Olympics in the South. Kim used his annual New Year address to warn he has […]

Trump denounces ‘brutal and corrupt’ Iranian regime

open view web desk President Donald Trump praised Iranian protesters on Tuesday for acting against Tehran’s “brutal and corrupt” regime after days of bloody unrest, while also lashing out at his predecessor Barack Obama. “The people of Iran are finally acting against the brutal and corrupt Iranian regime,” […]

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