Saturday, 1 October, 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.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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