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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

Stark inequality: Oxfam says eight men own half the world’s wealth

Stark inequality: Oxfam says eight men own half the world’s wealth

DAVOS, Switzerland (Yes news) — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday. Presenting its findings on the dawn […]

Muslim girl driven out of school bus in US for wearing hijab

Muslim girl driven out of school bus in US for wearing hijab

UTAH (Yes news) – A Muslim girl was thrown out of a school bus twice in Utah state of US for donning a hijab. The 15-year-old girl, Janna Bakeer, is a student in Timpview High School in Provo City, Utah.  She was taking the bus to home when the driver while using the bus’s intercom […]

Trump’s presidential car is actually a tank-like Beast

Trump’s presidential car is actually a tank-like Beast

US President-elect Donald Trump’s state vehicle – a Cadillac One that is more of a military tank than a car – will be officially unveiled on the Inauguration Day, January 20. Called the Beast, it sucked up $15 million from parent company General Motors to be modified, and is quite befitting for a business tycoon […]

Bypassing Obama, Russia invited Trump team to Syria talks: report

Bypassing Obama, Russia invited Trump team to Syria talks: report

WASHINGTON (Yes News) – Russia has invited Donald Trump s incoming administration to attend upcoming Syrian peace talks in Kazakhstan, The Washington Post reported Friday, bypassing the Obama administration which has been notably absent from the process. Turkey, which is co-hosting the talks with Russia, has said Washington would be asked to join the talks being […]

US envoy warns against cutting funding to UN

US envoy warns against cutting funding to UN

UNITED NATIONS (Yes News) – US Ambassador Samantha Power on Friday warned that cutting US funding to the United Nations would be “extremely detrimental” to American interests, one week before Donald Trump s administration takes office. Addressing her final news conference, Power told reporters that “countries like Russia and China” would benefit from Washington s reduced standing […]

Trump says he may scrap Russia sanctions

Trump says he may scrap Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON (Yes News) – President-elect Donald Trump has hinted that he may lift sanctions on Russia and won’t stand by the “One China” policy unless Beijing improves its currency and trade practices. Trump told The Wall Street Journal in an interview published Friday that he would keep intact “at least for a period of time” […]

Climate change shows in shrinking Antarctic snows

Climate change shows in shrinking Antarctic snows

CARLINI BASE (Yes News) – Vast icy rock peaks tower above Argentina’s Carlini research base in Antarctica. But scientists who have worked here for decades say the glaciers are less icy than they once were. For international experts stationed at the base, the frozen southern continent is a good gauge of climate change. “When I […]