Pak objects to its mention in Indo-US joint statement

Pak objects to its mention in Indo-US joint statement

Saturday, 21 December 2019 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan on Friday took strong exception to the references towards it in the Indo-US joint statement issued after the conclusion of 2+2 dialogue in Washington. The second India-US 2+2 dialogue between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Defense Secretary Mark Esper and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath...

Trudeau to US: Don't sign China trade deal unless Canadians freed

Trudeau to US: Don't sign China trade deal unless Canadians freed

Friday, 20 December 2019 | AFP | Montreal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called Thursday on the United States not to sign a trade deal with China unless Beijing agrees to release two Canadians detained since last year. Former diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor have been held in China's opaque legal system since they were apprehended on...

Ericsson joins Microsoft to build next-gen connected cars

Ericsson joins Microsoft to build next-gen connected cars

Friday, 20 December 2019 | IANS | San Francisco

Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson has teamed up with Microsoft to build the next generation of connected cars. Ericsson is building its Connected Vehicle Cloud on top of the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform that is running on the Azure Cloud platform. The integrated solution allows automakers to deploy and scale global vehicle...

Sri Lankan leader says he became victim in abduction claim

Sri Lankan leader says he became victim in abduction claim

Friday, 20 December 2019 | AP | Colombo

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said Thursday that he has become the victim in the alleged abduction of a Swiss Embassy employee who was reportedly threatened and sexually abused to disclose embassy-related information. Rajapaksa said reports of the alleged abduction appeared in foreign media before the facts were established, and critics...

Britain's new parliament votes on Johnson's Brexit deal

Britain's new parliament votes on Johnson's Brexit deal

Friday, 20 December 2019 | AFP | London

Britain's freshly-elected parliament prepared on Friday to move past years of partisan wrangling and initially approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson's divorce deal with the European Union. The all-but-certain outcome in the House of Commons will help Johnson meet his winning campaign promise to "get Brexit done" at any cost on January...

Trump seeks rapid exoneration in Senate after impeachment

Trump seeks rapid exoneration in Senate after impeachment

Friday, 20 December 2019 | AFP | Washington

US President Donald Trump pressed his Republican allies Thursday to exert rigid control of his Senate trial and ensure a swift exoneration, a day after he was impeached in a historic rebuke by the House of Representatives. A bitter fight looms over the coming trial, expected to begin as early as...

Iran's Rouhani to meet Japan PM amid tension with US

Iran's Rouhani to meet Japan PM amid tension with US

Friday, 20 December 2019 | AFP | Tokyo

President Hassan Rouhani will make the first visit to Japan by an Iranian head of state for two decades Friday, as Tokyo seeks to mediate between Tehran and Washington amid spiralling nuclear tensions. The trip comes after violent protests last month over petroleum price hikes in Iran, as Washington-imposed sanctions over...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics unveil final budget of $12.6 billion

Tokyo 2020 Olympics unveil final budget of $12.6 billion

Friday, 20 December 2019 | AFP | Tokyo

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are expected to cost some 1.35 trillion yen ($12.6 billion), organisers said Friday, unveiling a final budget showing increased revenue balancing out extra costs including countermeasures against heat. However, officials admitted the budget does not yet include an estimated three billion yen for moving the marathon and...

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