Tag: washington

POLITICS

Trump Returns To Washington With Lots Of Sound Bites

Donald Trump returned to Washington earlier for the first time since leaving the White House 18 months ago, delivering a fiery speech sprinkled with strong hints he may run for president again in 2024. The 76-year-old Trump stopped short of declaring his candidacy but laid out what he believed should be the priorities for the “next Republican president.” Below are […]

NEWS

U.S. Sending New $1 Billion Tranche Of Weapons To Ukraine

The United States is sending $1 billion more in military aid to Ukraine, Washington’s 12th and biggest tranche yet of weaponry and equipment intended to confront Russia’s slow but relentless advance on Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region. National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby told reporters at the White House on Wednesday that the aid includes $350 million of equipment coming directly […]

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Cuba Set To Get New Look From Washington

According to a Washington Post report, the Biden administration is set to lift former President Trump’s restrictions on Cuba, including some aspects of travel to the island, caps on remittances, and the issuance of at least 20,000 immigrant visas annually. The report noted that a State Department in a statement described the measure as designed “to further support the Cuban […]

SPORTS

India’s Washington Ruled Out Of T20I Series Against Windies

India’s Washington Sundar has been ruled out of India’s three-match T20I series against West Indies which gets underway on February 16th. According to icc-cricket.com, the all-rounder suffered a left hamstring muscle strain during fielding in the third ODI against West Indies on Friday, 11 February. The report noted that Washington is the third player to be ruled out of the […]

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Iran’s Leader Vows Revenge

Iran’s supreme leader Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei has vowed severe revenge on those responsible for the death of the top military commander. Qasem Soleimani was killed by an airstrike at Baghdad airport at the end of last week. The attack was ordered by U.S. President Donald Trump. The 62-year-old Soleimani was an Iranian major general in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard […]

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North Korea Promises Washington A Christmas Gift

North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations has barked at the idea of his country deciding on any form of denuclearization as part of a deal with the U.S. This new move suggests that the North is getting impatient with Washington’s failure to lift sanctions or offer any concessions to the communist-led country. In a Reuters report, Ambassador Kim Song […]

EDITORIAL

Washington Pushes To Oust Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro

While Haiti Burns And Trump Heads For Summit With North Korea’s Strongman Kim Jong-un Washington and its Western allies are hell-bent on seeing the overthrow of Venezuela’s elected leader President Nicolas Maduro while seeking to insert the self-proclaimed leader Juan Guaido into office. Many have viewed the move by Washington and its allies as tantamount to a palace coup. The […]

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Trump Cries “I am Alone”

President Trump is singing the “I am alone” blues as he is locked away in the White House for Christmas season, waiting for Democratic Party leaders Nancy Pelosi And Chuck Schumer to show up — “Poor me,” Trump tweeted. President Trump is grounded and is unable to fly off to his lavish beachfront resort in Florida to play golf, and […]

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War Of Words Between Tehran And Washington Could Stir Up A Hornet’s Nest

Since assuming office, President Trump has not only made a number of shocking utterances, but also taken a series of unpopular decisions. However, it is his exchange with the leadership of Tehran that has put political observers of Middle East happenings on the alert. Trump recently put Iran on notice via Twitter, saying that Tehran is “playing with fire – […]