PUTIN

AS US RETRIEVES TROOPS FROM SYRIA, RUSSIA STEPS IN

ANM News Desk: Russia has quickly moved into to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria, deploying troops to keep apart advancing Syrian government forces and Turkish troops. At the same time, tensions grew within NATO as Turkey defied growing condemnation of its invasion from its Western allies.

TRUMP

WILL END $ 100 BILLION TRADE DEAL WITH TURKEY: TRUMP

ANM News Desk: Protesting Turkey’s military offensive into northeast Syria, US President Donald Trump announced that he will authorise sanctions against Turkish officials, raise steel tariffs and end negotiations on a USD 100 billion trade deal.

MACRON

FRANCE WARNS US AGAINST WITHDRAWAL OF TROOPS FROM SYRIA

ANM News Desk: French President Emmanuel Macron has cautioned US President Donald Trump against the withdrawal of American troops from northern Syria. In a telephone call with US President, Mr Macron emphasised on the absolute necessity to prevent a re-emergence of the jihadist group Islamic State.

TRUMP

TRUMP RELEASES USD 50 MILLION TO BRING STABILIZATION IN SYRIA

ANM News Desk: The White House has informed that US President Donald Trump released 50 million dollars in stabilization assistance for Syria to protect persecuted ethnic and religious minorities and advance human rights.

TRUMP

US BLACKLISTS 28 CHINESE OFFICIALS FOR “VIOLATING” HUMAN RIGHTS

ANM News Desk: The US Commerce Department has blacklisted 28 Chinese officials that it claimed are implicated in human rights violations and abuses targeting Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang region.

TRUMP

WILL DESTROY TURKEY’S ECONOMY IF ANY ACTION IS TAKEN IN SYRIA: TRUMP

ANM News Desk: US President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to “totally destroy and obliterate” Turkey’s economy if it took any action he considered “off-limits” following his decision to withdraw American forces from northeastern Syria.

JAISHANKAR

DON’T MISINTERPRET MODI’S COMMENT ON ‘TRUMP SARKAR’: S. JAISHANKAR

ANM News:  Asserting India’s neutral stand in domestic American politics, EAM S. Jaishankar on Monday stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi used the phrase ‘Ab Ki Baar Trump Sarkar’ in the Houston rally, merely referring to what the US president had used to endear himself to the Indian-American community during his presidential campaign.

MODI UN

PM MODI SNUBS PAK IN UN: FOCUSES ON INDIA’S CONTRIBUTION TOWARD DEVELOPMENT & PEACE

ANM News Desk: Giving a snub to Pakistan, PM Narendra Modi’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Friday did not mention the country even once, but instead focused on India’s contribution in development, peace, and security fronts.

SAEED AZHAR

US URGES PAKISTAN TO PROSECUTE TERRORISTS INCLUDING SAEED AND MASOOD AZHAR

ANM News Desk: The US has asked Pakistan to prosecute terrorists like Hafiz Saeed and Masood Azhar. Speaking at a special briefing during the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York today, US Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia, Alice Wells stated that the reduction of the Indo-Pak tensions would depend on Islamabad’s seriousness in taking action against those who engage in cross-border infiltration.

TRUMP

TRUMP DISMISSES IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY AS A “JOKE”

ANM News Desk: Donald Trump dismissed as a “joke” the grounds laid out for the impeachment inquiry into him, as Democrats stood firm in accusing the US president of a “mafia-style shakedown” of his Ukrainian counterpart.

Trump denied claims he abused his office by repeatedly urging President Volodymyr Zelensky to probe his rival Joe Biden – as confirmed in a call transcript released by the White House.

The next move on the rapidly unfolding impeachment drama is set for Thursday, when acting director of national intelligence Joseph McGuire testifies on Capitol Hill.