Thousands of students take part in the ‘March For Our Lives’ rally against gun violence in Washington, DC on Saturday. (PKONWEB Report) — Hundreds of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across the US to call for tighter gun control. The March For Our Lives movement arose after 17 deaths in a school […]
IRSHAD SALIM: The White House on Wednesday said there is an opportunity for Saudi Arabia to be a key interlocutor between the US and Pakistan—their bilateral relationship has reportedly hit rock-bottom after the US President announced in August his South Asia policy to end America’s 16-year old conflict in Afghanistan which has cost taxpayers more […]
Russia wants to twin its Nord Stream gas network running through the Baltic Sea to Germany, but faces stiff opposition. Building the second leg of the Russian gas pipeline running through the Baltic Sea would threaten European energy security, the U.S. government said. A bipartisan group of 39 senators sent a letter last week to […]
DZ Bank was the third Wall Street brokerage this week to make a rare cut in price targets for Facebook Inc on Wednesday as the social network’s shares slid for a third day in response to a row over data use by Cambridge Analytica. The brokerage cut its target for the California-based firm by $20 […]
If the United States and Turkey part ways, Tehran, Moscow, and Beijing will not be the culprits but will certainly be the beneficiaries. The temptation is strong in Washington to simply jettison the foundering alliance with Turkey — as was recently done with Pakistan — and even to impose sanctions on Ankara for its actions. […]
A groundbreaking new study has confirmed that Donald Trump supporters are, in fact, supporters of Trump and everything he stands for. In other words, they seek power over others, have little interest in altruism and are motivated by wealth. Despite Trump dismissing journalists criticizing him as “fake news”, despite him mocking a disabled reporter, despite his apparent obsession with money, […]
The paper trail leading to the North Korea-US summit is longer than thought, but some Americans worry that Trump may be played by the wily Kim ROBERT E. McCOY: Media around the world have reacted with astonishment at how quickly the summit between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and American President Donald Trump appears to […]
Overall, Americans read an average of 12 books per year, while the typical American has read four books in the past 12 months. Nearly twenty percent of Americans now listen to audiobooks while there has been a modest but statistically significant increase in its share, from 14% to 18%. But print books continue to be […]
On March 16, 1968, hundreds were killed by American soldiers in Son My, a collection of hamlets between the central Vietnamese coast and a ridge of misty mountains The shudder of artillery fire woke the boy at 5.30am. Three American soldiers appeared at his family’s home a couple of hours later and forced the mother […]
A disturbing Facebook video shows a mother trespassing at a mosque with her three kids while teaching them racist and inaccurate information about Islam. The video reported by HuffPost says the incident took place in Tempe in the state of Arizona. It’s a city just east of Phoenix. Mother is teaching kids anti-Muslim racism, the […]
Thousands of students across the United States walked out of school Wednesday on the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida–it was an unprecedented show of unity and political solidarity, as waves of students marched out of class to demand stricter gun control and an end to school […]
Potential targets include clothing, electronics and investment as the Trump administration is seeking to invoke Section 301 of the U.S. Trade Act to allow president to impose import tariffs to sanction unfair trade practices. The U.S. is set to impose up to $60 billion of additional tariffs on Chinese goods as punishment for alleged intellectual […]
Hillary Clinton told an audience in India that the United States did not “deserve” Donald Trump’s presidency and these are “perilous times.” The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate spoke over the weekend at a conference in Mumbai, India’s commercial hub and financial capital. Clinton said the Republican president has “quite an affinity for dictators” and said […]
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had replaced U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo, and had tapped Gina Haspel to lead the CIA, who will be the first woman to lead the agency. The resignation represents the biggest shakeup of the Trump Cabinet so far and […]
Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was awarded with United States Legion of Merit – the highest military award of US armed forces awarded to any foreign military high official. The ceremony took place in Rawalpindi.
Disturbingly, not all of the explicit pictures of female Armed Forces personnel are from the now-defunct Marines United Facebook page. Some are labeled ‘legacy,’ suggesting that they had been shared previously; others appear to be new.
China’s commerce minister said on Sunday that Beijing and Washington are still holding economic talks. He warned that a trade war would harm both nations. President Donald Trump has since announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, drawing threats.
A senior US envoy has said the Taliban could not expect direct talks with the US as had happened in the case of North Korea and that the US would continue its mission so long as the independent Afghan government agreed to host and work with the Americans.
US allies looking to avoid being imposed with Donald Trump’s new tariffs on steel and aluminum may have to increase their financial contributions to Nato, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has suggested
President Donald Trump’s requested military parade will likely take place on Veterans Day and stretch between the U.S. Capitol and the White House, a Pentagon memo from this week shows, report CNN and UPI.