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Jimmy Carter


Jimmy Carter, former US president, hospitalised with urinary tract infection

December 03, 2019 7:12 am

Jimmy Carter defeated Republican President Gerald Ford in 1976 to become the nation's 39th president, serving a single four-year term in the White House.

'Tell the truth... for a change': ex-President Jimmy Carter's advice to Trump

October 09, 2019 9:12 am

Donald Trump, Jimmy Carter said, should restrain himself on Twitter and "give the House of Representatives and the Senate — and the general public — the evidence that we need to form a case either for or against him."

Jimmy Carter's new milestone: Longest-lived US president

March 23, 2019 7:45 am

Friday was the 172nd day beyond Carter's 94th birthday, exceeding by one day the lifespan of former President George HW Bush, who died November 30 at the age of 94 years, 171 days. Both men were born in 1924: Bush on June 12, Carter on October 1.

September 19, 1978, Forty Years Ago: West Asia Agreement

December 19, 2018 4:07 pm

September 19, 1978, Forty Years Ago: US President Jimmy Carter, Egypt President Anwar Sadat and Israel Prime Minister Menachem Begin have achieved success beyond expectation at the Camp David summit, the newspaper reported.

To beat Donald Trump, Democrats cannot scare off moderates: Jimmy Carter

September 12, 2018 8:05 am

Donald Trump's job approval rating, according to Gallup, has dipped to 40 per cent, mostly because of declining support among independents.

May 28, 1978, Forty Years Ago

May 28, 2018 12:38 am

A new Sri Lanka constitution being put into final shape by parliamentary committee will guarantee language rights to Sri Lanka’s 2.6 million Tamils, government sources said.

Jimmy Carter to Donald Trump: 'Keep the peace..tell the truth'

September 13, 2017 9:00 am

Jimmy Carter also said he is "practically hopeless'' that anything Donald Trump comes up with would give "justice to the Palestinians.''

Former US President Jimmy Carter hospitalised while building homes in Canada

July 14, 2017 7:52 am

As per local reports, Carter worked for 90 minutes on the project after which he fell sick and went to sit down in a chair. The accompanying Secret Service officials led the president to his motorcade, after he appeared dizzy.

Trump’s travel ban not a first, US immigration laws go as far as 1798

June 27, 2017 7:04 pm

Following the Iranian hostage crisis in 1979, President Jimmy Carter severed diplomatic relations with Iran and enacted a law to ban Iranians from entering the US in 1980. The present partially-approved travel ban initiated by President Donald Trump also includes Iran.

Former US President Jimmy Carter says latest brain scan shows no cancer

December 07, 2015 9:23 am

Carter said the scan showed no signs of the original cancer "spots" or any new ones.