Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Washington

‘Washington-Moscow relationship at its lowest point’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said that the Washington-Moscow relationship is at its lowest point.“Indeed, Russia-US relations are in an extremely poor state. They have become practically frozen through the fault of Washington. Its confrontational anti-Russia policy is...

Pak finance minister Ishaq Dar heckled at airport in Washington

Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar was heckled by unidentified persons at the Dulles International Airport when he arrived in Washington to attend meetings with the global lending institutions and seek much-needed aid for the cash-strapped and flood-hit country.In a...

NATO and Washington both signal intention to increase Arctic presence

 In view of Russia's increasing military activity in its own Arctic regions, both NATO and the US government have signalled their intention to become more active in the globe's far north. "NATO must increase its presence in the Arctic," NATO...

Raducanu and Evans in Washington quarters

Britain’s Emma Raducanu said she needed a “monumental effort” to beat Colombia’s Camila Osorio and reach the Washington Open quarter-finals.Raducanu, who will start the defence of her US Open title this month, won 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (7-4) in two...

US Speaker Nancy Pelosi assures Taiwan of Washington’s support

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday pledged Washington's support for Taiwan during a visit to the island that has drawn Beijing's ire. "Today, our delegation... came to Taiwan to make unequivocally clear: we will not abandon our commitment to...

Hundreds attend yoga session in Washington ahead of Intl Yoga Day

Hundreds of people participated in a yoga session organised by the Indian Embassy at the iconic Washington Monument here ahead of the International Yoga Day (June 21).The participants of the event held on Saturday were from different walks of...

US should prioritise school security funding: Trump

Former US President Donald Trump said that the Washington government should prioritise funding for school security in the country rather than sending aid to the war-torn Ukraine.Trump made the remarks on Friday at the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) ongoing...

S.Korean chipmakers brace for impact from sanctions against Russia

South Korean chipmakers will be affected by export controls that Washington imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, but the impact is not likely to be significant, experts said. South Korean chipmakers will be affected by export controls that Washington...

Thousands march in Washington against Covid vax mandates

Thousands of Americans from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. for a march against Covid-19 vaccine mandates and other pandemic restrictions, as people were frustrated and fatigued by the recent surge in cases and the overall health crisis.During...