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SPECIAL REPORT Pompeo rejected U.S. effort to declare “genocide” in Myanmar on eve of coup, officials say

In the last days of the Trump administration, some U.S. officials urged outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to formally declare that the Myanmar military’s campaign against the Rohingya minority was a genocide. Such a determination, a culmination of years of State Department investigation and legal analysis, would […]

Pompeo is 1st top US diplomat to visit an Israeli settlement

JERUSALEM — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday became the first top U.S. diplomat to visit an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank as the State Department announced that products from the settlements can be labeled “Made in Israel” in a major policy shift. The two […]

U.S. warns of threat posed by China, signs military pact with India

NEW DELHI – The United States and India signed a pact to share sensitive satellite and map data on Tuesday as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned of the threat posed by an increasingly assertive China. Pompeo, who arrived in New Delhi on Monday along with Defense […]

India, US ink defence pact; Pompeo says US stands with India, mentions killing of Indian soldiers

New Delhi, Oct 27: India and the US signed the landmark defence pact, BECA, that will allow sharing of high-end military technology, geospatial maps and classified satellite data between their militaries as the two countries held a high-level dialogue on Tuesday, and vowed to ramp up their security ties […]

Pompeo warns against China, Russia on eve of Berlin Wall anniversary

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a stark warning against China and Russia on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, urging Western allies to defend hard-won freedoms. Stressing that “we can never take … things for granted”, he said the […]

N. Korea blasts Pompeo as obstruction to nuclear talks

North Korea denounced US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as an obstruction to nuclear negotiations on Wednesday, days before President Donald Trump visits Seoul while talks with Pyongyang are deadlocked. The process has been stalled since a second summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un […]

Pompeo skips visit to Greenland amid new tensions with Iran

London :  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cancelled a visit to Greenland to return to Washington amid an escalation of tensions with Iran. Pompeo had been due to wrap up a trip to Europe on Thursday with a stop in Greenland aimed at promoting the Trump administration’s […]

Pompeo says Russia will still be meddling ‘in 2050’

Washington :  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday warned that Russia would seek to interfere in elections for decades ahead and vowed that Washington would try to thwart its efforts. Pompeo was asked if he expected Russia to meddle in next year’s US election, after a long-awaited […]

US bars entry to 16 Saudis over Khashoggi killing: Pompeo

Washington : The United States on Monday barred entry to 16 Saudi nationals over what it described as their role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo comes as the administration of President Donald Trump has faced pressure from Congress over […]

Pompeo takes US anti-Iran message to Gulf Arab states

CAIRO  — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is bringing the Trump administration’s anti-Iran message to Gulf Arab states as he continues a nine-nation tour of the Middle East. Pompeo travels on Friday to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates where he’ll be calling for increasing pressure on […]

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