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US charges 5 over illegal exports for Pakistan's nuclear programme; Islamabad says no information
According to the indictment, between September 2014 and October 2019, the five operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for the Advanced Engineering Research Organisation (AERO) and the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC). They exported US-made goods to the two Pakistani entities.
Governments should respect freedom of press: Supreme Court
The apex court said importance of the press is well established and is a valuable ...
China and Myanmar 'stand together' despite Rohingya backlash
A 2017 military crackdown on the Muslim minority, which UN investigators have ca...
CAA has corollary in US’ Lautenberg Amendment
This was spearheaded by US Senator Frank Lautenberg in 1989-90, hence came to be popularly known as the Lautenberg Amendment that gave refugee status and eventually citizenship to a set of minorities from three countries. Indian diplomats have found this Act useful to strengthen India’s argument in the US.
U.S. clean energy investment hits new record despite Trump administration views
Clean energy investment in the United States surged to a fresh record of $55.5 billion last year, despite the government's attempts to roll back supportive policies.
US Senate passes new North America trade deal to replace NAFTA
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and...
Trump knew exactly what was going on in Ukraine: Lev Parnas
Parnas said he was working as part of Trump’s legal team and that Giuliani would tell Ukrainian officials that Parnas was working on behalf of Trump so the Ukrainians would take him seriously.
Historic Trump impeachment trial begins in Senate
For just the third time in American history, the hushed Senate chamber was transformed into a court of impeachment, presided over by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, who administered the oath to senators.
18-month trade dispute has not yet ended: Seth R Freeman, GlassRatner Advisory
It is important to point out that this is only Phase I of the agreement and Secretary Mnuchin is already talking about Phase II.
Pakistan appoints Maj Gen Iftikhar as new military spokesman
Maj Gen Iftikhar will be the Director General of the military's media wing - the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The announcement came after Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa called on Prime Minister Imran Khan, DawnNewsTV reported, citing sources.
Ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn seeks to withdraw guilty plea
Prosecutors had earlier said Flynn was entitled to avoid prison time because of his extensive cooperation, but their perspective changed after he hired a new team of lawyers.
Sikhs to be counted as separate ethnic group in US census for first time
President of the Sikh Society of San Diego Baljeet Singh said the Sikh community's efforts have come to fruition. "This has paved the way forward nationally not only for the Sikh community but also for other ethnicities in the United States," he said.
Trump trial likely to begin next Tuesday: Senate chief
The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is likely to begin in seven days with key players sworn in later this week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday.
Impeachment trial to start next Tuesday: Mitch McConnell
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the impeachment trial could start this week, but significant proceedings would launch next Tuesd...
India gears up for Trump’s maiden visit next month
The two sides are exploring the dates for the big visit in the last week of February. However, the timing of Trump’s visit will depend on the duration of the Senate impeachment trial, which is expected to begin this week. ET had reported in November that Trump could visit India in early 2020, before the presidential election calendar gets underway in the US.
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