Monday, December 6, 2021

US city removes flashpoint statues of Confederate generals

VIRGINIA: The southern US city of Charlottesville on Saturday took down controversial statues including two honoring Civil War pro-slavery generals which had become the...

Obama rapping Putin, says US could strike back on cyber

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama has put Russia's Vladimir Putin on notice that the US could use offensive cyber muscle to retaliate for interference in...

Trump-Kim historic summit ‘in doubt’

SEOUL: North Korea threw next month's summit between Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump into doubt yesterday, threatening weeks of diplomatic progress...

N Korea puts tearful detained American before cameras

PYONGYANG: North Korea presented a detained American student before the media yesterday in Pyongyang, where he tearfully apologized for attempting to steal a political...

Washington approves virus drug; states ease lockdowns

SAN DIEGO: A demonstrator holding an anti-Trump sign pretends to drink from a bottle of bleach during a rally to reopen...

Migrants retreat after failed bid to force through US-Mexican border

US shuts border post as migrants try to cross TIJUANA: Hundreds of Central American migrants who tried to force through a Mexican police blockade into...

Victim’s sister marks 9/11 at stalled trial in Guantanamo

GUANTANAMO BAY: A woman whose fireman brother died in the 9/11 attacks expressed frustration at the lack of a resolution in the nine-year-old trial...

US race discomforts US Muslims

CEDAR RAPIDS: The imam of Cedar Rapids, Iowa has long considered explaining Islam his mission. But when Republicans start ruminating over jihad and US...

EU foreign ministers to gather to grapple with Trump impact

Will campaign points might translate into real policy? BRUSSELS: European Union foreign ministers will gather to discuss the impact of Donald Trump's election on trans-Atlantic...

Ifeoma Ozoma: US tech whistleblower helping others speak out

WASHINGTON: Being a whistleblower comes down to careful preparation but also an eye trained for dirty tricks, said Ifeoma Ozoma, an ex-employee of several...

Oil falls most since Gulf War; Kuwait, Gulf stocks nosedive

NEW YORK: Oil prices suffered their biggest daily rout since the 1991 Gulf War yesterday as top...

Funeral to be held for US college student imprisoned by N Korea

Trump slams Warmbier's detention as 'total disgrace' CHICAGO: Otto Warmbier, the US college student imprisoned for more than a year by North Korea and sent...

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