Trump urges World Bank to stop lending to China

Washington: US President Donald Trump has criticized the World Bank for loaning money to China on low-interest rates and urged the institution to stop lending to Beijing. World Bank loans to China fell from $2.4 billion in 2017 to $1.3 billion this year “Why is the World Bank loaning money to China? Can this be possible? China has plenty of money, More...

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By Agencies On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Four IS suspects arrested in Morocco, Spain

Rabat: The Moroccan security services on Wednesday dismantled in coordination with the Spanish police a terrorist cell linked to the Islamic State (IS) militant group, and arrested four suspects. The cell’s More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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Trump blasts Macron’s ‘brain dead’ NATO comments as ‘nasty’

London: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron of being “nasty” for saying that NATO was “brain dead”. Trump also said he could see France “breaking More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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China bans US ships from stopping in HK, sanctions NGOs

Beijing: China has banned US military ships and aircraft from stopping over in Hong Kong and announced sanctions on American non-profits for supporting a pro-democracy movement in the city rattled by anti-government More...

By Agencies On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Meet TikTok star, 23, who takes home six-figure salary

London/New Delhi: She is only 23, but already has 16 million fans on social media video app TikTok. She needs to be protected by bodyguards and her earnings have made her mother quit her job. Her TikTok video ends More...

By Agencies On Friday, November 29th, 2019
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‘Major incident’ on London Bridge, one shot: Police

London: At least one person was shot in a “major incident” on the London Bridge, in which gunshots were heard on Friday afternoon, media reports quoting witnesses and police said. Home Secretary Priti More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
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7 JMB terrorists sent to gallows for Dhaka cafe attack

Dhaka/New Delhi: Seven members of banned terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, including one wanted in India in the 2014 Burdwan blast case, were sentenced to death on Wednesday for carrying out the deadly More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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Pakistan SC suspends Army Chief Bajwa’s extension

Islamabad: The Pakistan Supreme Court On Tuesday suspended the service extension notification of the Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa. The Supreme Court has issued notices to all parties involved when the hearing More...

By Agencies On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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US Navy secretary forced out over SEAL case: Trump

Washington: The US President Donald Trump has confirmed that the Pentagon has asked for the resignation of Navy Secretary Richard Spencer over his management of the case of a Navy SEAL who was demoted for misconduct. The More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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After Gotabaya’s win, Sri Lankan PM Wickremesinghe quits

Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday announced his resignation, clearing the way for new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to appoint a replacement of his choice and a new government. Following More...