In March, fewer temporary visas were issued under President Trump’s temporary travel ban which barred seven Muslim majority countries on safety grounds.
The Taliban said government forces would be “targeted, harassed, killed, or captured”, a week after the devastating attack that killed 135 Afghan soldiers.
He said that Iran’s economy had improved since his election but his views clash with Khamenei and other hardliners who dislike his policy towards the West.
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The move comes after Angela Merkel called in December for a ban on full-face Muslim veils “wherever legally possible”.
“This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier”, Trump told Reuters in an interview.
If successful, the protest would mark Brazil’s first general strike in more than two decades and could be the biggest ever strike in the history of Brazil.
According to the UNHCR document, the government has begun clearing land for the “model villages” and will give the Rohingya plots and money to build homes.
Refugees are both more likely to apply for citizenship and twice as likely as other migrant groups to have to retake the test.
In an aggressive show of strength during its “Day of the Sun” celebration, North Korea presented a mock-up video of the country’s ballistic missiles destroying an American city.
Even as the Pakistani opposition frets about the sudden visit of an Indian businessman, the military ups its hand by releasing the ‘confession’ of an ‘Indian-backed’ terrorist.
Ceylon Petroleum Corporation workers oppose role for India in development of strategic port assets.
Glen Ford of the ‘Black Agenda Report’, and a distinguished radio-show host and commentator, says Trump is trying to “normalise” his presidency by doing what US intelligence services want.
Some US lawmakers who attended the briefing on North Korea were not convinced that the Trump administration would do enough to control Pyongyang.
The government approved a house-to-house search in northern Nigeria to identify those afflicted with meningitis for vaccination and treatment
In a 2014 referendum, Swiss voters had narrowly backed upper limits and quotas to reduce immigration from the EU.
The arrests came days after the bitterly divisive referendum that was heavily criticised and gave Erdogan expansive powers to bring about change in Turkey.
Preparing for the 2018 elections, the Bhutan government has given in to internal opposition to the BBIN agreement.
As a gesture of peace and reconciliation, survivors of the Guernica bombing of 1937 met relatives of the German soldiers who had bombed the town.
US Chief justice Roberts is particularly concerned about the government’s claim that it can revoke citizenship through criminal prosecution for trivial lies.
Trump advisors have taken different sides on whether to stay or exit the pact, but major US companies are petitioning to remain to protect competitiveness.
Republican Kevin McCarthy said the US federal government had in recent years exceeded its legal authority in creating regulations and guidance on education.
The ban comes days before what Open Russia hopes will be large anti-government protests to try to put pressure on Putin to leave politics.
Once immunity is lifted , Le Pen, who is strongly anti-EU, will be investigated for allegedly misusing EU funds to pay for National Front party assistants.
The Mongolian government denies seeking to muzzle the press, saying the country is a democracy that values the freedom of the media.
The crisis-ridden Venezuela is one of the world’s most violent countries and it also has a notoriously overcrowded and violent jail system.
East African states and South Africa believe that allowing South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar to return to the war-torn country would not “necessarily be positive at this stage.”
One tangible effect of the suspension would be the freezing of annual payments of some 600 million euros ($650 million) of EU pre-accession funds to Turkey.
Mosul suffered extensive damage during the ISIS occupation and the US retaliation; massive reconstruction needs to be done before life can be normal again.
Investigators say that this decrease may be because of civilians fleeing areas of fighting but can also be due to lesser casualties from on-ground clashes.
The US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley met her Indian counterpart Syed Akbaruddin to discuss measures to strengthen partnership at the UN.
Among a slew of tax measures, Trump’s proposal will bring down corporate tax from 35% to 15% and reduce individual tax brackets from seven to three.
The wave of protests since early April against socialist President Nicolas Maduro have sparked Venezuela’s worst violence since 2014.
Researchers have unearthed stone tools and mastodon bones in California which show that humans had reached the Americas far earlier than previously known.
Despite the threats they face, journalists in the Global South receive little attention from their fellow colleagues around the world when targeted.
Nepal is at a crossroads. An immediate political settlement with the Madhesi parties will help the country avoid widespread electoral violence, the possibility of foreign powers calling the shots and the eventual failure of the constitution.
Unless they work out a plea deal, the two doctors and the wife of one of the physicians are headed to trial now.
The force management levels, put in place by Obama, are officially much less than the actual number of US forces in both Iraq and Syria.
China’s growing naval power, which they have clarified is only for safeguarding peace and for defence, is impressive, even if not yet a threat to the US.
An earlier declaration which limits activity in the South China Sea was not stuck to by China, which has built seven islands in the Spratly archipelago.