Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicMike Pompeo

Topic: Mike Pompeo

Pompeo says losing 40 kg in 6 months a lifestyle choice, not ‘cancer’ or ‘for presidential run’

Mike Pompeo, who served as CIA director and US Secy of State under Trump, says after 'lifetime struggle', he embarked on big change in diet & lifestyle starting in June 2021.

Mike Pompeo latest Trump staffer to join Fox News, promises ‘candid, no-nonsense’ view

Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was a close aide of Donald Trump while he was president, will offer analysis on Fox News and Fox Business during day and prime-time hours.

China urges cooperation, ‘mutual respect’ with Joe Biden administration

In a briefing Wednesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the country hoped the US administration will ‘properly handle differences’.

Mike Pompeo labels China’s crackdown on Uighurs ‘genocide’

The Trump administration has repeatedly leveled sanctions on China over its treatment of Uighurs, and the designation had been widely expected.

Mike Pompeo confirms death of al-Qaeda’s No. 2 in Tehran last year

Pompeo didn’t say who was responsible for the assassination of Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, also known as Abu Muhammad al-Masri, who was on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist list.

Pompeo, other US diplomats cancel foreign trips amid growing criticism over Capitol riot

Pompeo had planned to go to Belgium and UN Ambassador Kelly Craft had planned to visit Taiwan but all travel has now been canceled, State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said.

Pompeo demands Voice of America not focus just on ‘Vice of America’

Pompeo’s address, where he said VOA 'isn’t the place to give authoritarian regimes in Beijing or Tehran a platform', adds to efforts to rein in the government-funded broadcaster.

Mike Pompeo thanks Jaishankar for ‘all the stronger’ US-India ties

Outgoing US Secretary of State Pompeo’s tweet came as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office on January 20.

China and North Korea are Trump’s unfinished business, Pompeo says

Pompeo also accused Beijing of trying to exert control over shipping lanes in the South China Sea, and of covering up the extent of the coronavirus outbreak early on.

7 US lawmakers write to Pompeo on farmers’ protest, urge him to raise issue with India

In a letter to Mike Pompeo, they stated that the issue is of particular concern to Sikh-Americans linked to Punjab and also impacts Indian-Americans belonging to other Indian states.

On Camera

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Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

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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