Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicMichael Pompeo

Topic: Michael Pompeo

China sanctions Mike Pompeo, other Trump officials as Biden takes over

The officials, who are now banned from China and from doing business there, were instrumental in shaping Trump administration’s more confrontational stance toward China.

India hopes Pompeo’s visits to Sri Lanka, Maldives & Indonesia will reduce Chinese influence

US Secretary of State Pompeo travels to Sri Lanka & Maldives, says in Colombo US is a friend & partner, not ‘predator’ like Chinese Communist Party. Pompeo announces plan to open US embassy in Male.

China says border dispute with India bilateral issue, urges US to stop Indo-Pacific strategy

Chinese foreign ministry sharply criticised the US' Indo-Pacific concept, saying the strategy proposed is preaching outdated Cold War mentality, confrontation and geopolitical game.

Stop sowing discord between China & regional countries — Beijing on Pompeo’s visit to India

China's remarks came amid India and US signing the BECA deal that will allow sharing of high-end military technology & classified satellite data between the two countries.

UN Security Council rejects Trump’s plan to restore sanctions on Iran

In a sign of broad international opposition to the US effort, the UNSC chief says he hasn’t received a request to introduce a resolution rejecting the plan to 'snap back' sanctions.

US sanctions one of world’s most ‘significant’ drug traffickers — 32-year-old Chinese national

US imposed sanctions against Zhang Taotao and his Hong Kong-based Allyrise Technology Group Co. Ltd for trafficking fentanyl and other synthetic opioids.

Stage set for diplomatic crisis as UNSC rejects Washington’s bid to extend Iran arms ban

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said the UN Security Council’s failure to act decisively in defence of international peace and security is 'inexcusable'.

China has desire to expand power, incursion in Ladakh indicates its intention, says Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Thursday asserted that Beijing under President Xi Jinping is testing the world to see if anyone is going to stand up to its threats and bullying.

It’s clear Trump’s hardliners are in charge of US policy on China. Houston proves it

Trump has allowed a small group of advisers led by Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to push US policy towards sanctions & condemnations that culminated in the Houston decision.

After Pompeo visit, British MPs to ask Boris Johnson to get even tougher on China

Pompeo is set to meet MPs who want sanctions on Chinese officials cut the Asian superpower from Britain’s nuclear power program.

On Camera

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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