Donald Trump at UNGA: The US President said, “Success of United Nations depends on the independence of its members. Terrorists and extremists have gathered strength and spread to every region of the planet.”
A resident of Florida, Singh, 45, has served as the deputy assistant secretary of state in the Bureau of Economic, Energy and Business Affairs, and as an aide to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. A native of UP, she moved to Florida along with her parents as a child.
Obama’s letter to Trump: “… we are just temporary occupants of this office. That makes us guardians of those democratic institutions and traditions — like rule of law, separation of powers, equal protection and civil liberties…”
Lawmakers of both parties, think tanks and even the diplomats’ association have long called for absorbing some of the countless U.S. envoys and special representatives into related offices, to help reduce redundancies across the State Department’s notoriously unwieldy bureaucracy.
China and Pakistan consider each other “all-weather friends” and have close diplomatic, economic and security ties.
“The designation of individuals or groups supporting the Kashmiri right to self-determination as terrorists is completely unjustified,” Nafees Zakaria said. Asked whether Pakistan would take up the matter with the US, he said, “whenever meeting between the two sides is held, we table all concerns from our side.”
“I am optimistic that we can make great progress, building on what has been achieved under Bush and Obama,” said Tellis, who is Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs and a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a top think-tank.
The latest skirmish comes at a time when India and China are locked in a face-off in the Doklam area of the Sikkim sector. The standoff has been ongoing for more than 50 days, after Indian troops stopped Chinese Army from building a road in the area.
A Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford employee wanted in the brutal stabbing death of a Chicago man were arrested in California on Friday and will be returned to Chicago for interrogation, federal and local authorities said Friday.
The Trump administration on Friday officially told the United Nations that the U.S. intends to pull out of the 2015 Paris climate pact. But the State Department’s announcement doesn’t formally start the process of the U.S. getting out of the voluntary agreement.
The blast occurred in a utility as students were playing soccer and basketball at the private Christian school, which serves students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, according to fire and school officials.
The driver of a van that plowed into a group of people dining on a Los Angeles sidewalk, striking and injuring at least eight people, was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run, authorities said.
In an interview, Retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General and military analyst Thomas G. McInerney squarely held Pakistan responsible for the stalemated situation in Afghanistan.
North Korea fired a missile on Friday that experts said was capable of hitting Los Angeles and other U.S. cities and the United States and South Korea responded by staging a joint missile exercise. North Korea confirmed the launch on Saturday.
Pew Research Center survey found evidence of a growing sense of Muslim belonging in the United States. Eighty-nine per cent said they were proud be both Muslim and American and nearly two-thirds said there was no conflict between Islam and democracy.