Saturday , 27 May 2017

Anti-Trump demonstrators set fires, break windows in California

Protests against Donald Trump broke out in California’s Bay Area late on Tuesday after the Republican candidate won the US presidential election, a Reuters witness and local media reported. Hope, fear and laughter: Twitter reacts to Trump’s win the best way it knows how Demonstrators set fire to a likeness …

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Analysis: America’s Trump(eted) reality

As American people give mandate to Donald Trump and his running mate Mike Pence, the world waits to see who will end up in his cabinet. If his distant past and campaign speeches can be any guide, the celebrity’s elevation isn’t good news unless you are a racist, misogynist and …

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France’s Hollande congratulates Trump, warns of period of uncertainty

French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday congratulated Donald Trump on his shock victory in the US presidential election, but warned the result would open up a period of uncertainty. PM Nawaz congratulates Trump on election win “I congratulate him as is natural between two democratic heads of state,” said Hollande. …

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Pakistan lodges protest with India over ‘unprovoked’ ceasefire violations

Pakistan on Tuesday lodged a protest with India over ‘unprovoked’ ceasefire violations across the Line of Control (LoC). Foreign Officer Director General (SA & SAARC) Dr Mohammad Faisal summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations on November 7, by Indian Forces across the …

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PM Nawaz congratulates Trump on election win

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday congratulated Donald Trump on his historic victory in the 2016 US Presidential elections. “On behalf of the government and people of Pakistan, and on my own behalf, I wish to extend to you and the people of the United States, our most sincere felicitations …

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Taliban urge Trump to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan, as war has ‘failed’

The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday called on US president-elect Donald Trump to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan, saying the war had “failed” and had harmed the US “both militarily and economically”. “Our message is that the Americans should draft a policy not to take away the independence and sovereignty of …

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Cuba announces military exercises after Trump elected US president

HAVANA: Cuba on Wednesday announced a week of pre-scheduled nationwide military exercises to prepare for “enemy actions”, the day after the United States elected as president Donald Trump who has threatened to unravel the US-Cuban detente. Cuba did not directly link the exercises to the victory of Trump, who has …

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Suarez in blockbuster Barcelona extension talks

BARCELONA: European Golden Shoe winner Luis Suarez said negotiations to extend his contract with Barcelona until 2021 were running smoothly. The 29-year-old, who claimed the award for a second time after finishing top scorer across Europe last season, originally joined Barcelona on a five-year deal from Liverpool in 2014. “Negotiations …

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Ton-up Root, unbeaten Ali help England start strong against India

RAJKOT, INDIA: England’s Joe Root hit a sparkling century and Moeen Ali was unbeaten on 99 as the tourists finished the opening day of the first Test against India in a strong position on 311-4. Root was out for 124 after putting on 179 for the fourth wicket with left-hander …

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Misbah discusses 50 matches as Test captain

Pakistan Test captain Misbahul Haq replied to a question regarding the feat of leading the Test side in 50 matches. Last month, Misbah became the country’s most-capped captain in the last Test against the West Indies, breaking the record of former legendary cricketer Imran Khan. He led the side for …

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