Mike Pompeo
World  /  Published 05.01.20

Trump opted for most extreme measure

Iraq’s parliament called on Sunday for US and other foreign military forces to leave amid a growing backlash against the US killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani that has heightened...
By Reuters in Baghdad

India  /  Published 20.12.19

US wants Pak to take immediate action on terrorism: Jaishankar

The Trump administration has a very clear position on Pakistan and wants Islamabad to take immediate, sustained and irreversible action on reining in terror groups and to ensure that its soil is not u...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 19.11.19

US backs Israel on settlements

The Trump administration on Monday said it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be a violation of international law, reversing four decades of American policy and further underm...
By AP in Washington

India  /  Published 23.04.19

US to remove Iran oil waiver for India

The US said on Monday it would eliminate from May 2 all waivers granted last November to eight countries, including India, that allowed them to continue to buy crude oil from Iran without running the ...
By Our bureau and Reuters in New Delhi

World  /  Published 15.02.20

Lanka objects to US ban on army chief

Sri Lanka has taken a “strong objection” to the US imposing a travel ban on its army chief, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, saying the move is based on “unverified information”, after secr...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 26.01.19

US ready to step up anti-Maduro plans

The US on Friday signalled it was ready to step up economic measures to try to drive Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power as some US diplomats left the embassy in Caracas and Russia vowed to...
By Reuters in Caracas

World  /  Published 26.07.19

US plays down Iran test

Iran fired a Shahab-3 medium-range missile on Wednesday, a US military official said, playing it down by saying that it did not pose a threat to American or other western shipping or military bases in...
By Eric Schmitt and David E. Sanger/ NYTNS in Washington

India  /  Published 27.06.19

Stand up together for religious freedom: US secretary of state Mike Pompeo

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Wednesday stressed the need to “stand up together for religious freedom”.“India is the birthplace of four major world religions,” Pompeo said, delivering w...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.03.20

What not to call a virus

Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has run afoul of the language police. He called the coronavirus the “Wuhan virus”. When challenged about this criminal violation of linguistic propriety, he...
By Gwynne Dyer in

Business  /  Published 15.06.19

US makes exception for Iraq on Iran gas

The United States has allowed Iraq to import Iranian gas for its power grid for another three months by extending a waiver to sanctions — but insists that Baghdad seek alternative sources.Iraq has h...
By Reuters in Baghdad


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