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China imposes sanctions on Mike Pompeo, other Trump administration officials for violating 'sovereignty'
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China imposes sanctions on Mike Pompeo, other Trump administration officials for violating 'sovereignty'

Pompeo and the others had 'planned, promoted and executed a series of crazy moves and seriously disrupted China-US relations,' said the Chinese foreign ministry

Donald Trump said to be readying to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia
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Donald Trump said to be readying to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia

Trump’s national security advisor, Robert O’Brien, said last month that the United States would withdraw about 2,500 troops from Afghanistan by early next year

China, Iran, Russia seeking to undermine US presidential polls, says National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien
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China, Iran, Russia seeking to undermine US presidential polls, says National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien

US presidential elections are scheduled to take place on 3 November with incumbent Donald Trump set to take on Joe Biden

Donald Trump's national security advisor Robert O'Brien tests COVID-19 positive
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Donald Trump's national security advisor Robert O'Brien tests COVID-19 positive

A White House official told reporters that O’Brien’s daughter also has the virus, and that is how he was likely to have been exposed

Donald Trump's national security adviser denies Russian interference in US election 2020, says 'seen no intel helping President'
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Donald Trump's national security adviser denies Russian interference in US election 2020, says 'seen no intel helping President'

Since that briefing, Trump has ousted the acting intelligence chief, replacing him with a political loyalist in an abrupt move as Democrats and former US officials raised the alarm over national security concerns.

FATF to evaluate whether Pakistan has taken enough steps to avoid being blacklisted by global anti-terror financing watchdog in Paris today
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FATF to evaluate whether Pakistan has taken enough steps to avoid being blacklisted by global anti-terror financing watchdog in Paris today

International Co-operation Review Group (ICRG), a part of FATF, is scheduled to take the Pakistan issue on Tuesday to evaluate whether the south Asian nation has taken sufficient steps and implemented its plan of action to fight the global menace

FATF says several terror groups continue to get funds from supporters despite anti-terror financing watchdog tightening control on flow of money
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FATF says several terror groups continue to get funds from supporters despite anti-terror financing watchdog tightening control on flow of money

The FATF said several terrorist groups continue to benefit from funds raised through illegal activities and from supporters worldwide despite the international terror financing watchdog tightening the standards on the flow of money.

US, Taliban close to 'reduction in violence' agreement, but imminent withdrawal of troops unlikely, says Donald Trump's national security advisor
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US, Taliban close to 'reduction in violence' agreement, but imminent withdrawal of troops unlikely, says Donald Trump's national security advisor

US president Donald Trump's national security adviser said Tuesday he is cautiously optimistic that there could be a US agreement with the Taliban over the next days or weeks, but a withdrawal of American forces is not “imminent"

Pakistan not meeting FATF obligations would be devastating for its economy, says US diplomat Alice Wells
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Pakistan not meeting FATF obligations would be devastating for its economy, says US diplomat Alice Wells

Not meeting the obligations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) would have a devastating impact on Pakistan''s economic reform program, a top US diplomat said.

Pakistan may be out of FATF grey list by February due to support from 'all-weather ally' China, say officials
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Pakistan may be out of FATF grey list by February due to support from 'all-weather ally' China, say officials

Pakistan may be out of the 'Grey List' of the international terror financing watchdog FATF next month due to the active support of China and tactical support of some Western countries, an official said on Thursday.

Pakistan seeks US help to get it off FATF grey list ahead of key Beijing meeting on 21 January
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Pakistan seeks US help to get it off FATF grey list ahead of key Beijing meeting on 21 January

Pakistani delegation arrived in Beijing on Sunday for three-day face-to-face talks with Financial Action Task Force Working Group that would start on 21 January

Pakistan not ready for peace with India without resolving Kashmir issue in just manner, says Shah Mahmood Qureshi
India

Pakistan not ready for peace with India without resolving Kashmir issue in just manner, says Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Ties between India, Pakistan came under severe strain after New Delhi revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status and bifurcated it into two Union Territories

Pakistan's plan for past 70 years will collapse once growth starts in Jammu and Kashmir, says S Jaishankar
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Pakistan's plan for past 70 years will collapse once growth starts in Jammu and Kashmir, says S Jaishankar

Once India triggers development in Jammu and Kashmir, all of Pakistan's plan for the last 70 years against the state would come to a naught, S Jaishankar told a top US think tank

S Jaishankar rejects scope for third party mediation between India and Pakistan, says New Delhi's stand clear on Kashmir
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S Jaishankar rejects scope for third party mediation between India and Pakistan, says New Delhi's stand clear on Kashmir

Categorically rejecting any scope for third party mediation between India and Pakistan on Kashmir, S Jaishankar has said India's stand has been clear for decades and the two countries can discuss the issue bilaterally

S Jaishankar meets US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in Washington, meeting comes amid India-US trade discussions
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S Jaishankar meets US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in Washington, meeting comes amid India-US trade discussions

S Jaishankar met US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo. The meeting has come when New Delhi and Washington are in advanced stages of trade discussions.