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Trump supports improved background checks on gun buyers

AFP | US President Donald Trump signaled support Monday for improving background gun checks amid mounting pressure for reform in the wake of the Florida...

Trump and Modi discuss South Asian politics over phone call

News Desk | On 8th February 2018, the White House reported that the leaders of the world’s two largest democracies Trump and Modi discussed the...

Is Daesh in Afghanistan benefiting from the mistrust between Islamabad and...

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | President Ashraf Ghani led National Unity Government and Trump administration have been scapegoating Pakistan, instead of critically examining the causes...

How risky is Trump’s Iran policy?

By James M. Dorsey | US President Donald J. Trump’s inclination to withdraw from a three-year old international agreement that curbs Iran’s nuclear program is...

Guggenheim offers Trump a gold toilet in place of a Van...

AFP | The request was for a Van Gogh to adorn the walls of the president and first lady's private residence in the White House. The...

Trump fights against deep state accusing it of politicizing investigations

AFP | US President Donald Trump publicly attacked the FBI's leadership Friday, accusing them of politicizing their investigations in favor of Democrats as he gets...

Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

AFP | US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he would keep Guantanamo Bay open, breaking from his predecessor Barack Obama's lengthy and ultimately failed efforts...

Rap icon Jay-Z attacked by Trump in vicious tweet

AFP | Jay-Z is leading nominations Sunday for the Grammys, was feted Saturday by music industry heavyweights -- and, in between, was taken to task...

Malala takes sly dig at Trump during feminism speech at WEF

News Desk | The young activist from Pakistan Malala Yousafzai delivered a powerful statement on feminism recently at the Annual Meeting of World Economic Forum...

Fasih Ahmed: Pakistan’s very own Tweeting Trump

Mominah Zahid | In a series of inappropriate and borderline absurd tweets, Fasih Ahmad, the editor of Newsweek Pakistan, has outraged the entire nation. The...

Trump unveils ‘Fake News Awards’ after drawing rebuke from Republican senator

AFP | Donald Trump unveiled the winners of his much-touted "Fake News Awards" late Wednesday, hours after a maverick senator from the president's own Republican...

Trump turning on Pakistan highlights American naivety

Eric Margolis | Henry Kissinger rightly noted that it’s often more dangerous being an ally of the United States than its enemy. The latest victim...

“I’m not racist,” claims Trump

AFP | President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that he was "not a racist," after his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole" countries triggered a global...

Our Trump Card

Ikram Sehgal | Because of US sanctions economic assistance has been suspended before, military sales terminated, etc. Reacting to US President Donald Trump's New Year...

UK blames protestors as Trump cancels London trip

AFP | The British government blamed the threat of mass protests for President Donald Trump's decision Friday to cancel a visit to London to open...

Trump scrambles for cover as ‘shithole’ slur fuels outrage

AFP|  US President Donald Trump sought Friday to quell a global firestorm over his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole countries" -- a slur slammed...

Trump’s Pakistan crisis presents opportunity for Putin

Shahid Raza | Sitrep The first thing the Republican US President Donald Trump did to start his new year was to open a cannon of...

Trump’s outrageous rhetoric may have scared N. Korea to talks

AFP | US President Donald Trump's notoriously threatening rhetoric towards nuclear-armed North Korea -- which has drawn comparisons with Richard Nixon's "madman theory" of diplomacy...

Judge blocks Trump move abolishing immigrant program

AFP | A US judge late Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump from ending an Obama-era program that protected from deportation migrants who entered America illegally...

Is the Chinese Yuan behind Trump’s anger at Pakistan?

M K Bhadrakumar | The Indian media have ignored the momentous announcement by Pakistan’s central bank on January 2 notifying that it has taken “comprehensive...

Trump claims ‘We’ve put our man on top’

News Desk | On Friday, US President Donald Trump faced a fresh crisis when lawyers failed to block the publication of "Fire and Fury: Inside...

Trump could freeze $2bn of Pakistan aid over militant havens

AFP | President Donald Trump's freeze on aid to Pakistan could be worth almost two billion dollars, a senior US administration official said on Friday...

Pugnacious Trump’s problems with Pakistan

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Over the past year, Pakistan has faced immense challenges in its dealings with the Trump Administration. The Americans incapacity to...

Twitter fails to take action against Trump nuclear threats

Qaiser Sajjad | People all over the world are discussing American president Donald Trump’s tweet of January 2nd, which states: “North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un...

Psychiatrist warns US Congress about Trump’s mental health

AFP | At least a dozen members of the US Congress, most of them Democrats, were briefed by a Yale University professor of psychiatry on...

Trump tweets accusing Pakistan: Is there a method to his madness?

Jamal Hussain | “Pakistan gave us only lies and deceit,” tweeted Donald Trump the US President as a New Year’s gift to its most allied...

Was Nawaz condemning or defending Trump’s Tweet?

News Analysis | The deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressed a press conference today in Punjab House Islamabad. The apparent purpose of the press conference...

Maleeha Lodhi fires back at American UN ambassador’s hostile remarks

News Analysis | Maleeha Lodhi took a firm stance against the contentious remarks made by Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations by...

Trump targets Palestine in next aid cut threat

AFP | President Donald Trump admitted the Middle East peace process was in difficulty Tuesday and threatened to cut US aid to Palestinians, currently worth...

Pakistan reacts to Trump by summoning US ambassador for explanation

News Analysis | Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua summoned US ambassador David Hale early Tuesday morning to seek an explanation for President Trump's outrageous tweets...

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