Posts tagged as: United States of America

CIA apologizes for spying on U.S. Senate

John Brennan

It is unusual for the chief spying agency recognize errors. But in the United States, separation of powers and the persistent surveillance of the executive by the legislature, any evidence of espionage legislators by the agents, as happened a few months ago, is likely to cause a constitutional crisis. After months of dispute with the […]

US agent arrest reveals gap between Obama and secret service

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The arrest of at least one American agent infiltrated the secret services in Germany, one of the closest allies of the United States, hinders the relationship between the two countries and reveals ignorance, by President Barack Obama, the actions of their own spies. When Obama spoke by telephone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday […]

Chinese President warns US and China confrontation would be a disaster

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A confrontation between China and the U.S. would be a disaster for both countries and the world in general, has warned Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday to start the sixth annual round of China-US dialogue. The two-day talks in Beijing, called the Strategic and Economic Dialogue, come at a time of estrangement between the […]

Obama’s executive orders

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Handcuffed by an obstructionist Congress, and within three years of the end of his second and final term, President Barack Obama tested a new way of governing. The possibilities of adopting draft laws, as was health care reform in 2010, are minimal. The alternative is for the president to rule by decree. Calls executive orders […]

Medium of instruction… Urdu or English

The latest stance of the Punjab government on the medium of instruction is an instance of yet another ill-planned attempt to bring about broad based reforms in the education sector. Without considering that such reforms need proper strategies, they started working abruptly. There is no doubt that only trained and distinctive educationists can make strategies […]

American Terrorist killed 14 and injured as many as 50 innocent people during the Batman movie Premiere in Denver

A masked man shot dead as many as 14 innocent people and wounded over 50 after he opened fire at the latest Batman movie Premiere in Denver, United States of America. It has been reported that the man shot a baby down from a point blank range amongst many other infants. The shooting took place […]

India ready to reduce Iranian oil purchases by 11 percent after Clinton’s visit

India said Tuesday it would cut purchases of Iranian oil by 11 per cent following pressure from the United States to join a drive to isolate the Islamic republic over its disputed nuclear programme. Indian refiners expect to import 15.5 million metric tons of crude from Iran in the fiscal year that began April 1, […]

Defence of Pakistan council says no to reopening of NATO supply lines from Pakistan

Thousands of people from right-wing, religious and banned organisations demonstrated in Islamabad on Tuesday, calling on Pakistan not to reopen its Afghan border to NATO and US supplies. Hafiz Saeed, the head of banned charity Jamaat-ud-Dawa seen as a front for the Lashkar-e-Taiba terror group blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks addressed the heavily guarded […]

US military will not take action against its service men for NATO air strikes in Pakistan

US military will not take action against its service men for NATO air strikes in Pakistan The military of the United States of America has decided that it will not be holding any of its service members liable to face disciplinary charges for being involved in a NATO air strike last year that resulted in […]

Syrian President Assad vows to fight on as international pressure mounts

Syria’s president defied mounting international pressure to end the year-old crackdown on an uprising against him and said Tuesday he is determined to go on fighting what he called “foreign-backed terrorism.” After an American senator called for airstrikes on Syria, President Obama said unilateral U.S. military action against President Bashar Assad’s regime would be a […]

NATO extends operations over Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

NATO has decided to extend an operation to protect the airspace of Baltic members Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania with fighter jets, officials said Wednesday. Carmen Romero, NATO‘s deputy spokeswoman, said the decision “shows NATO‘s commitment to air policing in the Baltic States as a long-term and sustainable mission.” NATO did not give an end date […]

U.S and Israel response to Iran faces a diplomatic hurdle

Amid mounting tensions over whether Israel will carry out a military strike against Iran’s nuclear program, the United States and Israel remain at odds over a fundamental question: whether Iran’s crucial nuclear facilities are about to become impregnable. Israel’s defense minister, Ehud Barak, coined the phrase “zone of immunity” to define the circumstances under which […]


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