Trump denies Times report that he ordered Mueller fired

open view web desk WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump demanded the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June but backed down after White House lawyer Don McGahn threatened to resign, according to a New York Times report that Trump quickly dismissed Friday as “fake news.” The newspaper reported […]


Exclusive: Despite sanctions, North Korea exported coal to South and Japan via Russia – intelligence sources

open view web desk PARIS/LONDON/MOSCOW – North Korea shipped coal to Russia last year which was then delivered to South Korea and Japan in a likely violation of U.N. sanctions, three Western European intelligence sources said. The U.N. Security Council banned North Korean exports of coal last Aug. […]

India marks 69th R-Day with grand parade; ASEAN leaders attend as chief guests

open view web desk New Delhi, Jan 26: Marching contingents, strategic defence weaponry and colourful tableaux were on display as India celebrated its 69th Republic Day with a grand parade watched by thousands of people along with ten ASEAN leaders who attended the event as chief guests, in a […]

China downplays India-ASEAN summit, presence of top leaders at R-Day

open view web desk Beijing, Jan 25: China today reacted guardedly to India hosting top ASEAN leaders on the country’s 69th Republic Day and hoped that all countries can work jointly to maintain peace, stability and the development of the region. India is holding a two-day India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit […]

At Davos, delegates talk down Trump but bet big on America

open view web desk DAVOS, Switzerland:- Since Donald Trump won the U.S. presidency, business has been booming for Monaco-based businessman Manfredi Lefebvre d‘Ovidio. His privately owned luxury cruise operator, Silversea Cruises, registered an immediate pick-up in bookings from its main U.S. market and demand has continued to grow. […]

Sessions questioned in Russia probe, Trump may be up soon

open view web desk WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned for hours in the special counsel’s Russia investigation, the Justice Department said, as prosecutors moved closer to a possible interview with President Donald Trump about whether he took steps to obstruct an FBI probe into contacts […]

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