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Pakistanis worry Trump may favour rival India – President-elect urged to stay engaged

ISLAMABAD, Nov 9, (RTRS): Donald Trump’s surprise election as US president has Pakistanis wary that he may accelerate what they see as a shift in American policy to favour arch-foe India in the long rivalry between nucleararmed neighbours, analysts said on Wednesday. Historical allies in the region, Islamabad and Washington …

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Trump wins White House in astonishing victory

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was elected America’s 45th president Tuesday, an astonishing victory for a celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters’ economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations on his way to the White House. His triumph over …

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Surprise and euphoria at Trump headquarters in NY

New York, Nov 9, 2016 (AFP) -Euphoric Donald Trump supporters transformed into a sea of “Make America Great Again” hats, shouting “USA” and partying late into the night as the billionaire appeared within reach of victory Wednesday. “We are so excited,” said Aliza Romanoff, a well-dressed, articulate and educated mother …

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Trump poised for shock White House win

New York, Nov 9, 2016 (AFP) -Billionaire populist Donald Trump, tapping into an electorate fed up with Washington insiders, was on the verge of a shock victory Wednesday over Hillary Clinton in a historic US presidential election that sent world markets into meltdown. State-by-state, one-by-one, the 70-year-old maverick Republican tycoon …

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Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite Donald Trump’s continued skepticism that the election was on the up and up, few voters who went to the polls Tuesday encountered problems — and even then, most issues involved the usual machine breakdowns and long lines. The run-up to the vote was fraught, with unsupported …

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Voters define America – Poll historic

WASHINGTON, Nov 8, (AFP): America’s future hung in the balance Tuesday as millions of eager voters cast ballots to elect Democrat Hillary Clinton as their first woman president, or hand power to the billionaire populist Donald Trump. As the world held its collective breath, Americans were called to make a …

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Win or lose, ‘Trumpism’ will leave its mark

Washington, Nov 7, 2016 (AFP) -Even if, as most polls predict, he loses Tuesday’s US presidential election, Donald Trump’s populist charge will leave its mark on the American body politic. The 70-year-old billionaire tycoon is the Republican flag-bearer even though part of the Grand Old Party’s establishment has rejected him, …

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Kuwaitis hold most negative view of Trump among Arabs

WASHINGTON, Nov 2, (KUNA): Among Arabs, Kuwaitis have the most negative view of Republican candidate Donald Trump, and half have a positive view of his rival Hillary Clinton, a public opinion survey from the Arab Center Washington DC showed late Tuesday. Some 69 percent of respondents from Kuwait said they …

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Trump turns up heat over Clinton email probe

Miami, Oct 30, 2016 (AFP) -Donald Trump stepped up his attacks against Hillary Clinton, seeing to exploit the FBI decision to reopen an investigation into her emails as America’s bruising election campaign heads into its final stretch. Just 10 days before the country goes to the polls to elect either …

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Trump insists he’s going to win US election

Washington, Oct 27, 2016 (AFP) -Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump batted away a legion of polls pointing to impending electoral doom Thursday, insisting he will win the White House in 12 days’ time. Trump told die-hard supporters in the swing state of Ohio “we are going to win back the …

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