Day: August 5, 2020

Obama official says Trump adviser tried to ease Russia sanctions

The second-in-command Justice Department official in the Obama administration told Congress that President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser informed a Russian diplomat in 2016 that the incoming Trump administration would “essentially neutralise” US sanctions imposed on Russia for its election interference. Sally Yates, President […]

Dozens wounded in grenade attack at pro-Kashmir Karachi rally

Dozens of people have been wounded after a grenade explosion at a pro-Kashmir march in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, according to local officials. Wednesday’s attack in the Gulshan-i-Iqbal area targeted a rally organised by Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), one of Pakistan’s major religious parties. The provincial health department said in a […]