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Julian Assange charged in US: WikiLeaks

Washington (Web Desk) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who was behind a massive dump of classified US documents in 2010, has been charged in the United States, WikiLeaks said Thursday. Prosecutors revealed the existence of the sealed indictment inadvertently in a court filing in an unrelated case, WikiLeaks said. The exact …

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France is US’ ally, not its vassal state, Macron tells Trump

Paris (Web Desk) French President Emmanuel Macron has hit back at his US counterpart Donald Trump’s recent Twitter attacks, saying France is an ally of the US, not its vassal state. “What I want you to understand is simply that the United States is our historic ally and will continue …

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Pentagon endorses non-military solution for Afghanistan, says State Dept

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) Both civil and military officials in the United States believe that there’s no military solution to the Afghan conflict and that’s why Washington is committed to a peace deal between Kabul and the Taliban, says the US State Department. US special envoy for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, is currently …

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Fox News, others back CNN over White House access

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) Media groups including Fox News joined CNN’s legal battle on Wednesday to restore the White House pass of a banned chief correspondent, as Donald Trump’s administration argued it had a broad right to allow or deny press access to the US president. Fox, which is controlled by Trump …

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US to squeeze Iranians ‘very hard’: John Bolton

Washington (Web Desk) US National Security Adviser John Bolton says his country will keep up pressure on Iran after imposing new sanctions on the Islamic Republic early this month. Bolton said on Tuesday that Washington’s ultimate aim was to zero Iran’s oil exports despite backing down on the pledge after …

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US Senate considers legislation to punish Saudi Arabia

Washington (Web Desk) The US Senate is expected to vote on legislation aimed at punishing Saudi Arabia over its brutal war on Yemen as well as the murder of a dissident journalist at its consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Senator Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, …

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Hate crimes surged in Trump’s first year: FBI

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) Hate crimes surged 17 per cent in the United States in Donald Trump’s first year as president, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a new report on Tuesday. The FBI said that 7,175 hate crimes were reported during 2017, compared to 6,121 in 2016. Hate crimes of …

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Trump picks retired general for ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Washington (Web Desk) A retired four-star general is President Donald Trump’s pick to be US ambassador to Saudi Arabia, filling a key diplomatic vacancy at a time when US-Saudi relations are being tested by the slaying of a journalist critical of the Saudi royal family. Trump announced Tuesday that he …

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US colleges attracting fewer new students from abroad

Washington (Web Desk) The number of foreign students heading to United States (US) colleges and universities fell again last year, the second straight decline after more than a decade of growth, a new report finds. Enrolment of new international students dropped by about seven per cent in fall 2017, according …

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