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Washington braces for massive protests as Trump becomes US president

Washington braces for massive protests as Trump becomes US president

Tens of thousands of law enforcement officers and miles of barriers were in place in Washington on Friday, as officials braced for hundreds of thousands of people planning to celebrate or protest Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States (US). About 900,000 people were expected to pack central Washington, including the grassy National […]

From Nobel Peace Prize to Syria: Obama the realist

From Nobel Peace Prize to Syria: Obama the realist

Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize may have confounded critics and created enormous expectations, but ultimately it had little influence on his refusal to get drawn into the bloodshed in Syria. In accepting the prize on December 10, 2009, the young US president, elected only a year earlier, gave a steely speech about “war and peace”, […]

Trump hopes to see better US-Pakistan ties in future: envoy

Trump hopes to see better US-Pakistan ties in future: envoy

US President-elect Donald Trump has expressed the hope that bilateral ties between the United States and Pakistan will improve in the future,  quoted Pakistan’s Ambassador to US Jalil Abbas Jilani as saying on Friday. The envoy said Trump told him he wanted to see better US-Pakistan relations in the future at a dinner he [Trump] […]

Enchanting style evolution of Sasha, Malia Obama

Enchanting style evolution of Sasha, Malia Obama

Since moving into the White house, the fashion sense of Sasha and Malia Obama has modified along the way. The first daughters with their chic sense of style were spotted in almost every kind of dresses whether it was Kate Spade skirt and flutter-sleeved top or in an embellished floor-grazing gown by Naeem Khan. While Obama’s […]

Zuckerberg sues Hawaii families to safeguard ‘privacy’ of his island estate

Zuckerberg sues Hawaii families to safeguard ‘privacy’ of his island estate

Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has filed a lawsuit against some Hawaiian families to safeguard privacy of his recently-purchased land in Hawaii, sparking criticism from various circles. The young billionaire bought estate in Kauai in 2014 for about $100 million. More than a hundred local landowners are involved in the case, which allegedly forces them to […]

US says ties with Pakistan extraordinarily complicated

US says ties with Pakistan extraordinarily complicated

WASHINGTON: Describing the Unites States relationship with Pakistan as extraordinarily complicated, the outgoing Obama administration has hoped that President-elect Donald Trump would deepen the counterterrorism cooperation with the country to make America a safer place. “Obviously, the United States has an extraordinarily complicated relationship, particularly when it comes to national security with Pakistan,” White House […]

Obama warns Trump, tells supporters ‘we’ll be okay’

Obama warns Trump, tells supporters ‘we’ll be okay’

WASHINGTON:Barack Obama vowed to speak up if Donald Trump threatens to core US values and reassured Americans “we’ll be okay” Wednesday, in a political swansong after eight years as president. During his final press conference and public appearance before Trump’s inauguration on Friday, the 55-year-old said he was stepping back but would return to the […]

Zardari meets US politicians in Washington

Zardari meets US politicians in Washington

WASHINGTON: Former President and Co-Chairman Pakistan Peoples’ Party Asif Ali Zardari held meeting with US politicians on Thursday. According to details available to Geo News, flanked by Senator Sherry Rehman and Senator Rehman Malik. Zardari held meetings with Tim Roemer, Jim Slattery, Martin Frost and Cliff Stearns on matters of bi-lateral regional interests. Earlier, the […]

US protest group vows to disrupt Trump inaugural festivities

US protest group vows to disrupt Trump inaugural festivities

WASHINGTON: Leaders of an ad hoc group of protesters enraged by Republican Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States vowed on Wednesday to disrupt his inauguration this week by blocking public access to the event. The DisruptJ20 protest group said it will send groups of demonstrators to the dozen entrances to the grassy […]

Obama suggests US embassy move to Jerusalem could be ‘explosive’

Obama suggests US embassy move to Jerusalem could be ‘explosive’

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama suggested on Wednesday that moving the US embassy to Jerusalem could have “explosive” results and said he was worried that the prospects for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict were waning. US President-elect Donald Trump has promised to re-locate the embassy to Jerusalem, breaking with longstanding US policy. Israel and […]

‘100 Years of Hollywood in 200Sec. Sand Art’ by Rahul Arya

‘100 Years of Hollywood in 200Sec. Sand Art’ by Rahul Arya

‘100 Years of Hollywood in 200Sec. Sand Art’ by Rahul Arya A small Sand Art Tribute to 100 years of Hollywood from an Indian fan. to see the video click: ‘100 Years of Hollywood in 200Sec. Sand Art’ by RahulArya to see the video click: ‘100 Years of Hollywood in 200Sec. Sand Art’ by RahulArya