Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Topic: Mike Pompeo

Donald Trump

When White House plans for a strike on Iran left Pentagon, State Dept alarmed

France President Emmanuel Macron reaches out to resentful citizens, and Bangladesh’s famed garment workers continue protests for better pay.
Donald Trump

White House prepares for border wall as Donald Trump threatens national emergency

Japan PM Shinzo Abe speaks in support of Theresa May and Mike Pompeo speaks in Cairo about Trump’s vision for Middle East.
Mike Pompeo

Pakistan rejects US censure on its religious freedom violations

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Shah Mehmood Qureshi asks for India’s help to end the Afghan war; Balochistan cabinet calls CPEC spending in province so far a “joke”.
Jamal Khashoggi | Twitter

Khashoggi’s body was dismembered, and white men are biggest terror threat in US, says CNN host

America calls for an end to Yemen fighting, and Israeli ‘Freedom is basic’ niqab advertisement sparks controversy.
Mike Pompeo and Wang Yi in Beijing | Bloomberg

Donald Trump has a new Asian headache as Pompeo gets snubbed & lectured

Secretary of State Pompeo flew to Asia and found himself facing the limits of Trump’s efforts to woo Kim Jong Un while confronting China.
Mike Pompeo

US unlikely to revoke suspension of financial aid to Pakistan

The Trump administration is also open to negotiations about the Taliban, given Pakistan has influence over it.
Imran Khan | Alex Wong/Getty Images

By now, US should know Pakistan civilian government won’t deliver

A more realistic US policy would probably be to reach out to the Afghan Taliban, bypassing Pakistan. And a recent announcement suggests just that.
Nawaz Sharif with Maryam Nawaz

Nawaz Sharif gets parole to bring back wife Kulsoom’s body home from London for last rites

Here's what's happening across the border: CPEC security top priority for Pakistan Army; I&B minister says US has no intent of blocking IMF aid.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

We expect you to cooperate fully in the war against terrorism: US warns Pakistan

During his visit to Islamabad, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pressed the new Pakistani government 'to do more' to rein in terror groups operating from the country's soil.
Donald Trump and Narendra Modi standing in front of podiums, with the flags of The USA and India behind them.

India and US are holding their first 2+2 dialogue. Here’s all you need to know

China will be at the front and centre of this conversation, even though neither side openly says so.

Karnataka crisis: Can horse-trading be checked or should it be accepted as part of politics?

The Karnataka Congress called a legislature party meeting Friday to address the issue of horse trading in the state and put up a show of strength. The Congress ...