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Trump to travel to four nations in November: White House


According to a statement issued by the White House press secretary, Trump will travel to Paris, France, to participate in a November 11 commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the fighting in World War I, Xinhua reported. Trump's participation in this event will highlight the sacrifices that Americans have...

US, Canada fail to reach accord on successor to NAFTA


Trump announced earlier this week a tentative accord with Mexico on a successor pact to NAFTA and he gave Canada until Friday to decide whether to join that accord, Efe news agency reported. Today the President notified the Congress of his intent to sign a trade agreement with Mexico - and Canada, if...

Iran’s compliance with nuclear deal ‘good news’: EU


EU member states are cooperating with some other Non-EU states to make sure Iranians can benefit from the economic relations, said Mogherini as the EU member states foreign ministers gathered in Vienna to discuss a series of important issues, Xinhua reported. Our work continues to preserve the nuclear deal, she said. A report released...

Pakistan supports Iran’s stance on nuclear deal


Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who arrived in Pakistan on Thursday on a two-day visit, held detailed talks with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the Foreign Ministry. Detailed discussions were held on regional and global issues including the situation in Afghanistan and the U.S. decision to unilaterally withdraw from the...

TRS mega rally on Sunday amid talk of early polls


Billed as the mother of all rallies, it will be preceded by a meeting of the state cabinet, which is likely to take a decision on the early polls. Leaders of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) said Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will take key decisions at the cabinet meeting and announce them at...

Saudi Arabia hints at plan to turn Qatar into island


I am impatiently waiting for details on the implementation of the Salwa island project, a great, historic project that will change the geography of the region, Saud al-Qahtani, a senior adviser to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, tweeted on Friday. The plan, which would physically separate the Qatari peninsula from the Saudi mainland,...

Kim Jong-nam murder: Malaysian police looking for 2 witnesses


Kim Jong-nam died at the Kuala Lumpur's International Airport in February 2017 after a toxic VX nerve agent was rubbed on his face. The police identified the two women as 24-year-old Raisa Rinda Salma and 33-year-old Dessy Meyrisinta, reports CNN. Their last known address was given as the Flamingo Hotel in Ampang, Malaysia, a...

Twitter plans threaded conversations, ‘who is online’ feature


In a tweet, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said on Friday that the micro-blogging platform will soon get interesting updates. Playing with some new Twitter features: presence (who else is on Twitter right now?) and threading (easier to read convos), Dorsey tweeted, along with some samples. The presence feature will make it easier to engage...

ASUS launches new ZenBook series


San Francisco, Aug 31: Taiwanese electronics major ASUS on Friday launched ZenBook 13 (UX333), ZenBook 14 (UX433) and ZenBook 15 (UX533).The new redesigned series of thin and light laptops also mark the debut of a frame-less NanoEdge display with ultraslim bezels on all four sides and up to 95 per cent screen-to-body...