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Canadian PM refuses to apologise on rights defence in S Arabia spat

Canadian PM refuses to apologise on rights defence in S Arabia spat

On August 6, Saudi Arabia told Saudi students studying in Canada that their scholarships for studying overseas are being suspended and to move their studies elsewhere, such as the United States or the United Kingdom. This came following the Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland's call on Riyadh to release the so-called "civil society activists" who were arrested in the Kingdom.


White House Doubles Down On Omarosa's 'Lack Of Character'

White House Doubles Down On Omarosa's 'Lack Of Character'

She will also appear Monday morning on NBC's " Today ". Manigault said that since this was her first conversation with Kelly , she'd like to ask some questions. "And what the president really wants, if you look at all of his tweets and don't just cherry pick them, the gravity of his tweets. are that he wants to make sure we're investigating all sides of...so called Russian collusion".



Turkey pledges lira action to calm markets

Presidential Communications Director Fahrettin Altun described the rumors as "disinformation campaign" based on a statement by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who had said on August 12 that "You must know that keeping this nation on its feet is not just our duty but also the duty of industrialists and merchants".


Trump doubles metal tariffs on Turkey as lira falls by 20%

Trump doubles metal tariffs on Turkey as lira falls by 20%

The Turkish unit of currency , the lira , has been dropping due both to the policies of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and that country's souring relationship with the United States. The US retaliated by issuing sanctions on two leading Turkish officials last week. USA channel CNN also said the White House "did not offer any explanation as to how US national security is threatened" in the statement made regarding the topic.


Confirmation hearing from Trump's SCOTUS pick, Brett Kavanaugh, set for September

Confirmation hearing from Trump's SCOTUS pick, Brett Kavanaugh, set for September

He expects the hearings to last between three to four days. Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination hearings will begin September 4, Senator Chuck Grassley announced Friday. Before he can assume the lifetime job on the nine-member court, the Republican-controlled Senate must vote to confirm him. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee.


Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria meets Imran Khan, gifts him a bat

Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria meets Imran Khan, gifts him a bat

I recently congratulated Imran Khan on his victory in the elections. Modi had met the then Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif several times and also visited Pakistan in a surprise stopover on his way back from an official trip to Russian Federation in December 2015.