Articles about National Security Council

As Biden assumes office, China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump officials

21 Jan 2021

World
As Biden assumes office, China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump officials

China on Wednesday said it was levying sanctions on over two dozen officials of the Donald Trump administration for violating the sovereignty of the nation with "crazy" policy moves.

Trump declares national emergency in US as coronavirus crisis deepens

14 Mar 2020

World
Trump declares national emergency in US as coronavirus crisis deepens

After worrying and angering his countrymen with his lax approach towards the coronavirus problem, United States President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency.

Trump threatens Turkey's economy in blunt letter to President Erdogan

17 Oct 2019

World
Trump threatens Turkey's economy in blunt letter to President Erdogan

United States President Donald Trump warned his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, told him "not to be a fool" and threatened to destroy the country's economy in a striking letter sent on the day Turkey launched its incursion into northeastern Syria.

Meet lawyer Utsav Bains, who claims CJI didn't harass anyone

26 Apr 2019

India
Meet lawyer Utsav Bains, who claims CJI didn't harass anyone

After Supreme Court was rocked by sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, claims of a lawyer made the case murkier.

UPA government didn't clear A-SAT missile-test: DRDO ex-chief on #MissionShakti

27 Mar 2019

India
UPA government didn't clear A-SAT missile-test: DRDO ex-chief on #MissionShakti

After PM Narendra Modi announced that India has become a space superpower with the success of Mission Shakti, former Director General of DRDO, VK Saraswat, blamed the erstwhile UPA government for delaying the space programme.

Pakistan takes U-turn, says Bahawalpur seminary not linked to JeM

24 Feb 2019

World
Pakistan takes U-turn, says Bahawalpur seminary not linked to JeM

Taking a complete U-turn, the Pakistan government yesterday dismissed its own claim of taking over the control of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) headquarters in Bahawalpur and said the complex has no link with the terror outfit, which claimed responsibility for the deadly Pulwama suicide attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan: Nawaz, Abbasi appear before Lahore Court in treason case

08 Oct 2018

World
Pakistan: Nawaz, Abbasi appear before Lahore Court in treason case

Former Pakistan premiers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with a prominent journalist, Cyril Almeida, Assistant Editor for the Dawn newspaper, appeared before the Lahore High Court today.

US Congress approves amendment to exempt India from Russian sanctions

02 Aug 2018

World
US Congress approves amendment to exempt India from Russian sanctions

The US Congress has cleared a $716bn defense bill that will exempt particular countries, including India, from sanctions for dealing with Russia.

Threats to Modi at "all-time high", even ministers need security-clearance

26 Jun 2018

India
Threats to Modi at "all-time high", even ministers need security-clearance

The Home Ministry has sent out warnings to states over an "all-time high" threat to PM Narendra Modi's life.

Former ISI chief summoned by Pakistan army over 'Spy Chronicles'

27 May 2018

World
Former ISI chief summoned by Pakistan army over 'Spy Chronicles'

The Pakistan Army has taken serious reservations over the book 'Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace', written by former ISI chief Lieutenant General (Retd.) Asad Durrani and his Indian counterpart AS Dulat (former RAW-chief).

Tom Bossert, Trump's adviser on homeland security, quits White House

11 Apr 2018

World
Tom Bossert, Trump's adviser on homeland security, quits White House

Tom Bossert, Donald Trump's adviser on homeland security, resigned on Tuesday, becoming the latest top official to leave the White House.

Trump expected to unveil new Cuba policy next week

10 Jun 2017

World
Trump expected to unveil new Cuba policy next week

US President Donald Trump is expected to announce a new Cuba policy in speech in a Miami on June 16.

Trump administration close to completing Cuba policy review

30 May 2017

World
Trump administration close to completing Cuba policy review

Sources have revealed that the Trump administration is close to completing a policy review which will determine the degree to which former President Barack Obama's engagement with Cuba could be rolled back.

Deputy national security adviser KT McFarland asked to step down

10 Apr 2017

World
Deputy national security adviser KT McFarland asked to step down

US Deputy National Security Adviser KT McFarland has been asked to step down by the Trump administration after just three months.

Bannon loses seat in National Security Council, not a "demotion"

06 Apr 2017

World
Bannon loses seat in National Security Council, not a "demotion"

President Donald Trump has removed Steve Bannon, his controversial senior strategist, from the National Security Council (NSC).

Reports: Trump administration leaked information to lawmakers on Obama spying

31 Mar 2017

World
Reports: Trump administration leaked information to lawmakers on Obama spying

A New York Times report has found that two political appointees of the Trump administration, working in the White House had provided Representative Devin Nunes classified reports supposedly validating some of President Trump's wiretapping allegations.

Ex-White House staffer blames Trump's anti-Islamic rhetoric for quitting

27 Feb 2017

World
Ex-White House staffer blames Trump's anti-Islamic rhetoric for quitting

Rumana Ahmed, a Hijab-clad Muslim former White House staffer, has opened up about why she quit her job, eight days after President Donald Trump took office.

Trump remains dodgy on Israel-Palestine peace

16 Feb 2017

World
Trump remains dodgy on Israel-Palestine peace

Donald Trump signalled that the creation of a Palestinian state was not essential for constructive peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians, backing away from decades of US foreign policy.

Trump hosts Netanyahu at White House

15 Feb 2017

World
Trump hosts Netanyahu at White House

US President Donald Trump hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House, this is the first interaction between the two leaders.

Pak Information Minister sacked over Dawn report

30 Oct 2016

World
Pak Information Minister sacked over Dawn report

In the aftermath of the Cyril Almeida case, Pakistan's Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has been sacked from his post.

Pak army concerned over Dawn article

16 Oct 2016

World
Pak army concerned over Dawn article

Pakistani Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, who presided over the meeting that was leaked to the Dawn newspaper said "participants viewed it as a breach of national security."

Travel ban on Dawn journalist lifted

15 Oct 2016

World
Travel ban on Dawn journalist lifted

The travel ban imposed on Cyril Almeida was lifted by the Pakistani government.

Have nothing against Cyril Almeida or Dawn: Pak Army

14 Oct 2016

World
Have nothing against Cyril Almeida or Dawn: Pak Army

Last week, Pakistan's Dawn journalist Cyril Almeida reported a "heated" meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that became a top story.

Pakistan's Syed Sulahuddin intimidates India with a nuclear war

08 Aug 2016

India
Pakistan's Syed Sulahuddin intimidates India with a nuclear war

According to Syed Salahuddin of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, a nuclear war is likely to take place between India and Pakistan over Kashmir.