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Palestinian president decides to take Trump’s Peace Plan to UNSC

01 January, 2020 11:28 am 11:28 am

NEW YORK (Web Desk) – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will come to the UN Security Council (UNSC) in February to press the Palestinian case against President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan. According to the ‘Voice of America’, Abbas will undertake a round of shuttle diplomacy in the next two weeks, starting Saturday in … Read More

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Coronavirus outbreak: US to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan

01 January, 2020 2:46 pm 2:46 pm

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Amid global concerns over the outbreak of a deadly virus in China, the United States has stepped up efforts to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan. The US is arranging a flight to evacuate personnel and American citizens trapped at the epicentre, the US State Department said on Sunday. The flight will leave … Read More

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New decade begins with Serena still chasing Court

01 January, 2020 1:40 pm 1:40 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – As the calendar flipped to 2020, Serena Williams was once again being feted, this time as sportswoman of the decade in the United States.  She was an obvious choice, having started 2010 with a blast by winning the Australian Open for a fifth time before going on to pile up 11 … Read More

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After Florida killings, Saudis withdraw 21 cadets from United States

01 January, 2020 9:40 am 9:40 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia will withdraw 21 cadets receiving military training in the United States following a US investigation into a Saudi officer’s fatal shooting of three Americans at a Florida naval base that US Attorney General William Barr on Monday branded an act of terrorism. The Dec. 6 attack further complicated US-Saudi relations … Read More

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E-bikes show distinct pattern of severe injuries

12 December, 2019 11:30 pm 11:30 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters ) – E-bikes and electric scooters are becoming increasingly popular in the United States, but the powered bikes carry a higher risk of severe injuries than traditional bicycles and a different pattern of injury risks compared with scooters, a recent study finds. The authors analyzed emergency department data collected from 2000 to … Read More

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US ready to deal with any North Korean ‘Christmas gift’, says T...

12 December, 2019 9:45 am 9:45 am

PALM BEACH . (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump on Tuesday brushed off North Korea’s warning of a “Christmas gift,” saying the United States would “deal with it very successfully,” amid US concerns that Pyongyang might be preparing a long-range missile test. China, North Korea’s most important backer, meanwhile, urged Washington to take “concrete steps” … Read More

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China to lower import tariffs on frozen pork, avocados from January 1

12 December, 2019 10:00 pm 10:00 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will lower tariffs on products ranging from frozen pork and avocado to some types of semiconductors next year as Beijing looks to boost imports amid a slowing economy and a trade war with the United States. Next year, China will implement temporary import tariffs, which are lower than the most-favored-nation tariffs, … Read More

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United States and Iran swap prisoners in rare act of cooperation

12 December, 2019 10:37 am 10:37 am

DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Iran each freed a prisoner in a rare act of cooperation between two longtime foes whose ties have worsened since President Donald Trump took office. Iran released Xiyue Wang, a US citizen who had been held for three years on spying charges, while the United States freed Iranian … Read More

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US to extend license allowing its companies to continue business with Huawe...

11 November, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is set to extend a license allowing US companies to continue doing business with Chinese technology company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the New York Times reported citing people familiar with the deliberations. An earlier reprieve issued by the US Commerce Department is set to expire on Monday, but the … Read More

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US-China trade deal in sight after progress in high-level talks

11 November, 2019 9:00 am 9:00 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China said they made progress in talks aimed at defusing a nearly 16-month-long trade war that has harmed the global economy, and US officials said a deal could be signed this month. The Chinese Commerce Ministry said the world’s two largest economies had reached “consensus on principles” during … Read More

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Trump hopes US-China trade deal will be signed by middle of November

10 October, 2019 10:43 am 10:43 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said he thinks a trade deal between the United States and China will be signed by the time the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings take place in Chile on Nov. 16 and 17. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will provide Beijing’s perspective on the progress of the talks in … Read More


Star footballer Ronaldo ’embarrassed’ by rape allegations

09 September, 2019 6:05 am 6:05 am

92 NEWS – Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he felt “embarrassed” as he tried to shield his family from allegations he raped a woman in the United States. Ronaldo was accused of sexually assaulting Kathryn Mayorga in a Las Vegas hotel in June 2009. The Portugal forward, a five-time Champions League winner, strongly denied … Read More


Facebook launches dating service in United States

09 September, 2019 12:35 am 12:35 am

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc is launching its dating services in the United States, the social network said on Thursday, sending its shares up 2%. The company said users will be able to integrate their Instagram account with Facebook dating profile and add Instagram followers to their Secret Crush lists, a feature that allows users to … Read More


China backs US president’s conciliation offer on Kashmir dispute

07 July, 2019 10:34 am 10:34 am

BEIJING (92 News) – China has said it backs the mediation offered by US president Donald Trump to resolve Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India. Chinese foreign office further says it supports the constructive role of global community including the United States for bringing improvement in Pakistan-India relations through dialogue. In a regular news briefing … Read More

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Shakil Afridi can be released in exchange of Aafia Siddiqui: PM

07 July, 2019 9:42 am 9:42 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Shakil Afridi – a Pakistani physician who helped the CIA run a fake hepatitis vaccine program in Abbottabad – can be released in exchange of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani neuroscientist jailed in the US for almost a decade. In an interview with American … Read More