Trump: Saudis ‘not treated us fairly’

April 28, 2017 7:49 am0 comments
Trump: Saudis ‘not treated us fairly’

US president says Washington losing a ‘tremendous amount of money’ defending the kingdom Washington, Apr 28 – President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that US ally Saudi Arabia was not treating the United States fairly and Washington was losing a “tremendous amount of money” defending the kingdom. In an interview with […]

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India to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling

April 26, 2017 7:38 am0 comments
India to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling

Proposal comes amid a spike in violence by Hindu mobs against farmers transporting livestock, and a broader crackdown on butchers New Delhi, Apr 26 – India could issue millions of cows with unique identification numbers, the latest effort to protect the sacred animals amid a spike in violence by Hindu vigilantes […]

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Flying cars to hit market at the end of 2017

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Flying cars to hit market at the end of 2017

Silicon Valley startup releases video of its airborne prototype, announces plans WASHINGTON, Apr 26 – A Silicon Valley “flying car” startup, Kitty Hawk, reportedly backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, released a video Monday of its airborne prototype and announced plans for deliveries of a “personal flying machine” this year. “Our […]

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Dirhams & Dollars – Ep 5: Trump the tax slasher

April 24, 2017 7:34 am0 comments
Dirhams & Dollars – Ep 5: Trump the tax slasher

On this episode, the team look at the biggest stories in the week ahead, including oil’s steep drop, and Dubai Mall’s new Apple store DUBAI, Apr 24 – On today’s episode, the business desk looks at the week ahead, and in particular the imminent announcement of Trump’s great tax package. Will […]

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Aircraft carrier to North Korea went the wrong way

April 20, 2017 7:54 am0 comments
Aircraft carrier to North Korea went the wrong way

White House officials say that they had been relying on guidance from the Defence Department Washington, Apr 20 – A week ago, the White House declared that ordering a US aircraft carrier into the Sea of Japan would send a powerful deterrent signal to North Korea and give President Donald Trump […]

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Trump signs order that may hit foreign workers

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Trump signs order that may hit foreign workers

Kenosha, Wisconsin, Apr 20 – US President Donald Trump, hammering his “America First” campaign theme, signed an order Tuesday that he said would favour American companies for federal contracts and reform the visa programme for foreign technical workers. After recent policy reversals that have angered his populist base, Trump described the […]

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