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Trump refuses to work with Democrats unless they stop investigating him

President halted infrastructure meeting and condemned Pelosi in a snap press conference after she said he was ‘engaging in a cover-up’ WT24 Desk Donald Trump on Wednesday terminated a meeting with Democratic leaders after just a few minutes, saying he refuses to work with them on an infrastructure plan unless they stop investigating him and lift the threat of impeachment, ...

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China delivers first overhauled JF-17 fighter jet to Pakistan

China and Pakistan had begun joint development and manufacture of the single-engine light JF-17 jets over a decade ago. WT24 Desk In a major boost for the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), China has delivered the first overhauled multi-role JF-17 fighter jet to Islamabad as part of a project undertaken by the two countries over a decade ago for the development ...

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Theresa May to reveal new Brexit deal

Prime minister to give details of plan to get withdrawal agreement bill ‘over the line’ WT24 Desk Theresa May is to set out the details of her “new deal” on Brexit in a speech at 4pm as she paves the way for a last-ditch attempt to take Britain out of the EU before she leaves Downing Street, The Guardian reports. ...

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US warship sails in disputed South China Sea

Destroyer moved near Scarborough Reef to ‘challenge excessive maritime claims’, says commander of Seventh Fleet WT24 Desk A US warship has sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world’s two biggest economies, Reuters reports. The destroyer USS Preble carried out ...

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The world agrees with Donald Trump on one thing when it comes to Iran

Blunt, ignorant and confused are some of the criticisms voiced by allies on U.S. policy toward Iran. But none sees the Trump administration preparing for war. WT24 Desk Blunt, ignorant and confused are some of the criticisms voiced by allies on U.S. policy toward Iran. But none sees the Trump administration preparing for war, Bloomberg reports. Governments worldwide are alarmed ...

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United Nations owes India $38 million for peacekeeping ops

These amounts do not include the long unsettled Contingent Owned Equipment (COE) reimbursements of many TCCs, including India, from the closed peacekeeping missions. WT24 Desk India, which is owed USD 38 million by the UN for peacekeeping operations, has voiced concern over the “unjustifiable and inexplicable” delays in reimbursement to countries providing peacekeeping troops and police for UN missions, PTI ...

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Pakistan doctor held after 400 children diagnosed with HIV

Authorities investigating if Muzaffar Ghangharo, who has Aids, knowingly spread virus WT24 Desk A doctor has been arrested in Pakistan after more than 400 children and 100 adults tested positive for HIV, with authorities investigating whether he intentionally infected them, Agencies report. Authorities say the outbreak in Larkana, southern Pakistan, apparently began when Muzaffar Ghangharo, who has Aids, infected patients in ...

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Huawei hits back after Trump declares national emergency on telecoms ‘threat’

Order ‘unreasonable’ and will harm US consumers, says HuaweiMove bars business with firms posing national security risk WT24 Desk Huawei has hit back at the Trump administration after it declared a national emergency to ban technology from “foreign adversaries” and subjected the Chinese telecommunications company to strict export controls, Agencies report. An executive order issued by the US president, Donald ...

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