Sunday, 16 December, 2018

Topic: US

Time magazine cover featuring Jamal Khashoggi

Time magazine honours Jamal Khashoggi and other persecuted journalists

China may be behind Marriott data breach, and Donald Trump threatens to shut down US govt if Democrats refuse to fund border wall work.
Beyonce performing at the Ambani pre-wedding celebrations | falgunishanepeacockindia/Facebook

‘You know your dad is rich when…’: Beyonce at Ambani pre-wedding bash shocks Americans

The pre-wedding bash ahead of Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal’s marriage featured nearly all of Bollywood and a performance from Beyonce.
Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping

How India, China and US manage their ties will shape future of east Asia

India now views China as a greater direct security threat than the US.
File image of Beyonce

Beyonce performs at pre-wedding ceremony of Mukesh Ambani’s daughter

China gets its first 3D printed bridge and White House is looking for a new Chief of Staff. Pop singer Beyonce performs at Mukesh Ambani daughter’s...
Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman | Will Oliver/Pool via Bloombeg

With Jamal Khashoggi killing, the mask has fallen off Mohammed bin Salman

Women thought Mohammed bin Salman was a blessing to Saudi Arabia, he is the opposite.
Emirati princess Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed al-Maktoum

Missing Emirati princess is ‘safe’ at home, says Dubai ruler’s court

Talcum powder may have adverse effects and Trudeau says Canada had no role in Huawei CFO’s arrest. 
US Special Representative Zalmay Khalizdad | @US4AfghanPeace/Twitter

What Trump’s USA must remember about terrorism when negotiating with Taliban & Pakistan

While trying to persuade Taliban and Pakistan to deliver peace, the US cannot afford to ignore the concerns of the Afghan govt.
Protesters hold photographs of journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the White House in Washington, D.C.| Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

CIA chief to hold a closed-door briefing with US Senators on Khashoggi killing

Australian cricketer Khawaja's brother accused of forgery and Qatar quits OPEC

TCS cleared by jury of allegations of anti-American bias

TCS case was the first of several accusing India’s big IT firms of hiring bias in the US to go to trial.
A fire rages in the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower hotel during the 26/11 Mumbai attacks | Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg News

Trump is getting tougher on Pakistan, but has been slow to seek justice for 26/11

Although shift in Trump admin policies raised hopes, Pakistani masterminds of the Mumbai attacks have not been brought to book.
Johnson and Johnson Inc.

Lawsuits against Johnson&Johnson aren’t going away

J&J faces major liability risk from lawsuits over a possible link between asbestos in its talc products and cancer.
rafale deal

SC on Rafale PILs: Setback for Rahul’s campaign or lesson not to politicise defence deals?

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed all petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into the Rafale fighter jet deal. The court’s order comes at a time when the Op...