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Trump says will ban TikTok amid pressure on Chinese owner to sell

08 August, 2020 4:48 pm 4:48 pm

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday he would sign an executive order as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok in the United States, ratcheting up the pressure on the popular short-video app’s Chinese owner to sell it. The move would be the culmination of U.S. national security concerns over the safety … Read More

Windies, pressure, England, rain-delayed, start, Manchester

Windies put pressure on England after rain-delayed start in Manchester

07 July, 2020 11:24 pm 11:24 pm

MANCHESTER (Reuters) – England were 112-3 at tea after losing wickets at regular intervals on the opening day of the second Test against West Indies in Manchester on Thursday. Opener Dom Sibley (46) and all-rounder Ben Stokes (18) added 31 runs for the fourth wicket as the hosts trod cautiously in overcast conditions, with the … Read More

France's Macron, orders, review, pressure, former rival's, legal case

France’s Macron orders review into ‘pressure’ on former r...

06 June, 2020 8:21 am 8:21 am

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron ordered on Friday a top judicial oversight body to review potential pressure on a prosecutor in a case targeting one of his former rivals in the presidential election that brought him to power. The former head of France’s financial prosecutors, Eliane Houlette, told lawmakers earlier this month that … Read More

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PM hints at increasing more pressure from coronavirus

04 April, 2020 6:17 pm 6:17 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Friday has expressed his fears that the coronavirus pressure may increased more from the speculations. During a meeting at Hayatabad Medical Complex in Peshawar, the prime minister reiterated that the federal government will continue to assist all the provinces to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. … Read More

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Stocks under pressure after biggest quarterly drop since 2008

04 April, 2020 11:33 am 11:33 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian shares faced another leg lower on Wednesday as the coronavirus sharply slows global growth, leading a gauge of world stocks to post its biggest quarterly decline in more than a decade and oil prices to trade near lows last seen in 2002. Shares on Wall Street tumbled on Tuesday, with … Read More

US,. renews, pressure, China, join nuclear talks

US. renews pressure on China to join nuclear talks

02 February, 2020 9:21 am 9:21 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Friday renewed pressure on China to join nuclear arms control talks with Washington and Moscow, seeking to overcome Beijing’s long-standing opposition to entering such a dialogue. “China has long said it will never enter into an arms race and does not seek numeric parity with the US and … Read More

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Beijing’s new $63 billion mega-airport begins international flights

10 October, 2019 10:41 am 10:41 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing’s new $63 billion Daxing airport began its first scheduled international flights on Sunday as it ramped up operations to help relieve pressure on the city’s existing Capital airport. Shaped like a phoenix – though to some observers it is more reminiscent of a starfish – the airport was designed by famed … Read More

Catalans, keep up, pressure, split, Spain, second day, protests

Catalans keep up pressure for split from Spain with second day of protests

10 October, 2019 11:22 pm 11:22 pm

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Demonstrators blocked a train station and several motorways in Spain’s Catalonia region on Tuesday, a second day of protests over Monday’s jailing of nine separatists by the supreme court over their role in a failed secession bid. Police intervened to remove the protesters, who had turned out in smaller numbers than on … Read More

Bowing, pressure, Hong Kong, leader, suspends, extradition, bill

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill

06 June, 2019 10:25 pm 10:25 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after anger over the bill triggered the city’s biggest and most violent street protests in decades. The extradition bill, which would have covered Hong Kong’s seven million … Read More

Undeclared, pressure, exists, freedom of expression, Pakistan, Bilawal

Undeclared pressure exists on freedom of expression in Pakistan: Bilawal

05 May, 2019 10:02 pm 10:02 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that undeclared pressured exists on freedom of expression in Pakistan. Addressing a ceremony on the World Press Freedom Day at Karachi Press Club on Friday, he said that freedom of journalism is vital for democracy. “Democratic rights are being banned,” he said. The PPP … Read More

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PM Imran Khan decides not to give NRO to anyone despite pressure

05 May, 2019 5:32 pm 5:32 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has hinted at more reshuffle in the federal cabinet in the coming days. In a meeting with senior journalists on Friday, he said that he had decided not to give the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) to any person despite pressure. “According to the intelligence report, some people … Read More

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Venezuela’s Guaido calls for new protests as pressure on Maduro rises

01 January, 2019 10:53 pm 10:53 pm

CARACAS (Reuters) – Juan Guaido, the Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed president, on Monday called for new street demonstrations as pressure intensified on President Nicolas Maduro and the crisis-stricken OPEC nation. Countries around the world have recognised Guaido as Venezuela’s rightful leader, and the United States vowed to starve Maduro’s administration of oil revenue after … Read More