Category Archives: Entertainment

Blackwater Founder Meets With Afghan Powerbrokers, Aims to Privatize War

The founder of the U.S.-based Blackwater security firm has been meeting with powerbrokers in Afghanistan to rally support for his plan to privatize the Afghan war.Erik Prince heads the private military company known as Academi, renamed in 2011.Accordin...

Remarks With Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

PRIME MINISTER ABE: Secretary Pompeo, welcome back to Japan.(Via interpreter) During my most recent trip to New York on the occasion of the UN General Assembly, I had very productive discussions with President Trump over dinner as well as our

The Wrongful Detention of Tomas Nunez Magdariaga in Cuba

The United States is gravely concerned about the physical health of Cuban democratic activist Tomas Nunez Magdariaga, who has been on a hunger strike for more than 50 days in protest against his wrongful imprisonment. We understand his health is

Instagram appoints Facebook veteran as new CEO

American photo-sharing site Instagram has named Facebook veteran designer Adam Mosseri as its new CEO to fill the vacancy left by a surprise announcement of Instagram's two co-founders who are leaving the company.Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and...

Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:?Secretary Pompeo met yesterday with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, following up on their September 5 discussions in Islamabad on a range of bilateral and regional issues of mut...

Britain warns Russia over its actions

Britain has warned Russia that it would pay a high price for its actions if it sought to intimidate Britain and flout international rules.The warning came from British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt while addressing the Conservative Party's annual confe...

Senior U.S. official calls on the Foreign Secretary

The U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Amb. Alice Wells, called on Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York today. The Foreign Secretary said Pakistan

UN hails Maldives’ peaceful elections, as opposition wins out

The United Nations on Monday commended "the commitment of the Maldivian voters to democracy after opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih defeated incumbent Abdulla Yameen in Sunday's presidential election.We congratulate the Maldivian people for turn...