Trump slams 'prophets of doom' at Davos

Trump slams 'prophets of doom' at Davos

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | IANS | New Delhi/Davos

At the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed the "perennial prophets of doom" while bragging about the US economic boom under his leadership. Taking an oblique dig at 17-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg who was sitting among the audience, Trump in his keynote address...

Boris Johnson's Brexit bill hits last-minute hiccup

Boris Johnson's Brexit bill hits last-minute hiccup

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | AP | London

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans hit a hurdle Monday when Parliament's upper chamber told the government to give European Union citizens living in the UK physical proof of their right to remain after the country leaves the bloc. The House of Lords voted by 270-229 to amend the government...

Prince Harry leaves UK to rejoin Meghan and Archie in Canada: reports

Prince Harry leaves UK to rejoin Meghan and Archie in Canada: reports

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | AFP | London

Prince Harry left the UK to rejoin his wife Meghan and son Archie in Canada Monday, British media reported, as the couple start a new life after their shock exit from the royal fold. "The Duke of Sussex is understood to have left the UK for Canada on Monday evening following...

China says virus spreading between humans as WHO set to meet

China says virus spreading between humans as WHO set to meet

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | AFP | Beijing

China has confirmed cases of human-to-human transmission in the outbreak of a new SARS-like virus as the number of cases soared and the World Health Organization said it would consider declaring an international public health emergency. The coronavirus, which has spread to three other Asian countries and infected more than 200...

Historic Trump impeachment trial to begin in earnest

Historic Trump impeachment trial to begin in earnest

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | AFP | Washington

President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial begins in earnest Tuesday in the Senate, with Democrats calling for his removal from office and Republicans determined to acquit him -- and quickly, if possible. Four months after the Ukraine scandal exploded and went on to overshadow the end of Trump's term, and 10...

Iran says it may pull out of nuclear treaty over Europe dispute

Iran says it may pull out of nuclear treaty over Europe dispute

Monday, 20 January 2020 | AFP | Tehran

Iran said on Monday it will consider withdrawing from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) if a dispute over its atomic programme goes before the UN Security Council. Britain, France and Germany launched a process last week charging Iran with failing to observe the terms of the 2015...

Imran Khan to meet Donald Trump at WEF in Davos

Imran Khan to meet Donald Trump at WEF in Davos

Monday, 20 January 2020 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan would meet US President Donald Trump this week on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, the Foreign Office announced on Monday. Khan would attend the WEF in Davos, Switzerland, from January 21 to 23 at the invitation of Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder...

Royal Enfield drives in Himalyan with BS VI powertrain at Rs 1.86 lakh

Royal Enfield drives in Himalyan with BS VI powertrain at Rs 1.86 lakh

Monday, 20 January 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Niche bike maker Royal Enfield on Monday said it has launched its model Himalyan with BS-VI compliant engine with price starting at Rs 1.86 lakh (ex-showroom). The new Himalayan comes with switchable ABS feature while retaining the original features. "The Himalayan is a distinctive adventure tourer which has performed admirably well, both...

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