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Ready to shut government for months or even years: Trump

Ready to shut government for months or even years: Trump

A defiant President Donald Trump said Friday he was prepared to keep the for as long as it takes — months or even years — to force Congress to provide billions of dollars for a border wall with Mexico. “This is national security we‘re talking about. We‘re not playing games,” […]

Trump says confident in US trade deal with China

Trump says confident in US trade deal with China

President Donald Trump said Friday he is confident Washington and Beijing will reach a deal to bring to a close the months-long trade dispute that has roiled global financial markets. “I think we will make a deal with China,” Trump said at the White House, and noted that talks are […]

Pompeo equating  YPG terror organisation with Kurds shows worrying lack of knowledge: Turkey

Pompeo equating YPG terror organisation with Kurds shows worrying lack of knowledge: Turkey

Turkey on Friday hit out at for saying Washington will ensure Ankara does not “slaughter” Kurds in Syria as American troops withdraw. “Pompeo equating the YPG terror organisation with Kurds, (even) if it is not intentional, shows a worrying lack of knowledge,” Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said. Ankara […]

Democrats want to impeach me because they know they can’t win 2020 elections, tweets Trump

Democrats want to impeach me because they know they can’t win 2020 elections, tweets Trump

As the US government shutdown continued hanging in the air, President Trump in a tweet said the Democrats want to impeach him because they can‘t win the next US elections. “They only want to impeach me because they know they can’t win in 2020,” the president said, adding,”As I have stated […]

Resolve Kashmir according to UN resolutions: Turkey

Resolve Kashmir according to UN resolutions: Turkey

Turkey on Friday said the Kashmir issue should be resolved according to the UN resolutions, after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Turkish stand appeared in a joint statement issued at the end of a two-day visit by Imran Khan to Turkey on the […]