President Donald Trump declared that North Korea still poses an “extraordinary threat” to the United States. In an executive order, the president extended for one year the so-called “national emergency” with respect to the nuclear-armed nation, re-authorizing economic restrictions against it. While expected, the declaration comes just nine days after Trump tweeted, “There is no longer a Nuclear Threat
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Thousands of Indian engineers in Kuwait, including IIT graduates, are staring at possible job losses as the Gulf country has decided to recognise degrees only if India’s National Board of Accreditation had approved of the courses they studied. The decision could affect most of the 10,000-odd Indian engineers who have been working in Kuwait for
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London, A former UK glamour model has claimed she was groomed by a Pakistani-origin ISIS recruiter to become the next “White Widow” in Syria. Kimberley Miners said she was brainwashed by the ISIS recruiter Naweed Hussain on Facebook who wanted to marry her and sent her “hundreds of messages” a day. Hussain, a Briton of Pakistani-origin
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President Donald Trump today signed an executive order to end separation of immigrant families on the US-Mexico border, after images of children in cages sparked global outrage. Trump signed the executive order following widespread protests against the move of his administration to separate children from their parents who illegally enter the country. In recent weeks,
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In a retaliatory move, India has hiked customs duty on several goods, including Bengal gram, lentils and artemia, imported from the US. The import duty hike would be effective from August 4, the Finance ministry said in a notification. The import duty on chickpeas and Bengal gram has been increased to 60 per cent, while
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Washington  The United States is leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It’s the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution. Haley said Tuesday the US had given the human rights body “opportunity after opportunity” to make changes.
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