Tag: Mike Pompeo

Why US accused China of genocide and what’s next

BEIJING : The U.S. secretary of state’s accusation of genocide against China touches on a hot-button human rights issue between China and the West. In...

Taiwan: On Taiwan’s new passport, the incredible shrinking ‘Republic of China’

By Livia Albeck-Ripka Taiwan on Monday released a new passport that puts a diplomatic spin on the concept of social distancing amid the pandemic. The...

US ends curbs on official American contacts with Taiwan

WASHINGTON: The United States is ending restrictions governing official contacts with Taiwan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday, a move hailed by Taipei as...

U.S. sanctions 14 Chinese officials over Hong Kong; Beijing says it will retaliate

WASHINGTON/BEIJING: The United States imposed financial sanctions and a travel ban on 14 Chinese officials over their alleged role in Beijing‘s disqualification last month of...

GOP White House hopefuls wait to see what Donald Trump does next

WASHINGTON : When a party loses the White House, a new crop of presidential hopefuls typically begin moving quickly to lay the groundwork for a...

Mohammed bin Salman: Israeli PM Netanyahu held secret talks in Saudi Arabia with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Pompeo: Report

Jerusalem:Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held secret talks in Saudi Arabia Sunday with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, media said, in the first reported trip...

Pompeo tour seeks to cement Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ on Iran

ABU DHABI: US top diplomat Mike Pompeo has used a late term Middle East tour to cement Washington‘s “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran, so President-elect...

US election: View: India and United States’ last waltz before the 2020 election

By Seema Sirohi India and the United States have concluded their third annual 2+2 ministerial dialogue “in person” and sealed the envelope with measurable successes...

Ahead of 2+2, S Jaishankar and Mike Pompeo discuss stability and security in Asia | India News

NEW DELHI: “Stability and security in Asia” dominated the discussions when foreign minister S Jaishankar and his US counterpart Mike Pompeo met this evening for...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo & Defence Secretary Mark Esper to arrive in India on Monday

NEW DELHI: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark T Esper will arrive here on Monday for the third edition of the...

US says “Quad” nations ready to work with others for free, open Indo-Pacific

NEW DELHI: An informal grouping bringing together India, Australia and Japan with the United States could be opened to other countries that support a “free...

Indian envoy underlines 5 principles to take India-US ties to next level | India News

WASHINGTON: Ahead of the third edition of the two-plus-two dialogue between India and the US later this month, Indian ambassador to Washington Taranjit Singh Sandhu...

Donald Trump launches rare attack on loyal aides Mike Pompeo, Bill Barr

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Thursday voiced rare criticism of two of his most steadfast aides, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Attorney General...

US further restricts Chinese diplomats travel, meetings

Washington: The Trump administration on Wednesday stepped up its battle with China by further restricting the ability of Chinese diplomats to travel, hold meetings with...

US, India begin purging Chinese infiltration into not just territory, but economy too | India News

WASHINGTON: China’s intransigence in refusing to fully withdraw from its border incursions into India is bringing New Delhi ever closer to Washington, with US and...

Chinese consulate: Chinese consulate in Houston shuts after four decades, US-China strains deepen

Houston: The Chinese consulate in the US city of Houston officially closed after over four decades on Friday as the US-China relations hit a new...

India a key pillar of Donald Trump’s foreign policy: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Describing India as one of the few trusted like-minded countries, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that New Delhi is an important...

Indians have done their best to respond to China’s ‘incredibly aggressive actions’: Mike Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that Indians have done their best to respond to China’s “incredibly aggressive actions”, asserting that Beijing...

US announces new visa restrictions on China over access to Tibet

WASHINGTON: The US has announced new visa bans on senior Chinese officials involved in restricting access to foreigners to the sensitive region of Tibet and...

India continuing to show it won’t back down from China’s aggression: Nikki Haley on app ban

WASHINGTON: A couple of days after New Delhi banned apps with Chinese links, Republican leader and Indian American Nikki Haley said that India was continuing...

Galwan Valley: ‘China feels vulnerable about borders, but may not escalate Galwan’

Rana Mitter is director of Oxford University’s China Centre and professor of the history and politics of modern China. Speaking to TOI’s Srijana Mitra Das,...

China using tactical situation on ground to its advantage: Mike Pompeo

China is using a tactical situation on the ground to its advantage and it has been making threats, like the one that is happening on...

Hong Kong: Beijing may base security agencies in Hong Kong

HONG KONG: A proposal to impose national security laws in Hong Kong could see mainland intelligence agencies set up bases in the global financial hub,...

Taliban suicide bomber kills 7 troops in eastern Afghanistan

KABUL: A suicide bomber in a stolen military Humvee targeted a base in eastern Afghanistan belonging to the country’s intelligence service early on Monday, killing...

Trump rules out renegotiating trade deal with China

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has ruled out renegotiating the trade deal with China and expressed disappointment over Beijing’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, which...