A justice department spokesperson said Preet Bharara and the other attorneys were asked to resign “in order to ensure a uniform transition”.
The bus, packed with villagers, fell 200 metres (650 feet) into a river in Jajarkot, 250 km (220 miles) west of Kathmandu.
Several hundred asylum seekers, mainly from Africa but also the Middle East, have entered Canada and claimed that they were in the US legally.
A US district judge barred the enforcement of the policy to deny US entry to the wife and child of a Syrian refugee already granted asylum in the country.
The country’s central repository for archives flatly refused to undertake the “extensive research” as it would require a lengthy search through various government agency records.
Park became South Korea’s first democratically elected leader to be forced from office.
The government has said it will carry out ‘business as usual’ post Brexit, but it remains to be seen whether that will work out.
Le Pen, who leads the anti-European Union, anti-immigration National Front, faced strong criticism of her policies on Thursday from International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde, a former French economy minister.
A fire that raged in a home for abused children in Guatemala killed at least 35 people, mostly girls, and doctors on Thursday described their shock at the severity of the burns suffered by two dozen more hospitalised victims.
The state department said it would be the first meeting of the full coalition since December 2014, shortly after it was founded.
Discourse on internet forums throws up allegations of “reverse discrimination” even as hate crimes against Indians rise in the US.
After months of recriminations over clashes in Kashmir, India is set to participate in the meeting of Permanent Indus Commission on Pakistan’s invitation in Lahore this month.
Caught between the bullying Donald Trump, an indifferent Europe and the suspect Chinese, Latin America is looking more seriously at India, attracted by its huge and growing market, and its vibrant and diverse democracy.
Many observers feel outraged about the international community’s seeming indifference when it comes to African famine deaths.
Proponents say it would provide US commanders on the ground greater flexibility to respond to unforeseen challenges on the battlefield.
After a long international career in public health, Fadumo Dayib decided to enter the Somali political fray in 2014, ruffling feathers as she did so.
Under US law, presidents cannot direct wiretapping. The federal government can ask a court to authorise the action, but it must provide a justification.
The blaze started when a group of young people who had been isolated by authorities after a riot and an escape attempt at the centre set fire to mattresses.
A White House official said Trump and Pence were “open to constructive improvements that maintain the core principles and get the Bill over the goal.”
Iraqi forces battled ISIS militants in their stronghold of Mosul and took control of the last major road leading west from the city, before bomb blasts ripped through a wedding party near Tikrit, killing more than 20 people.
The UN said in a report last month that the army and police had committed mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine State.
At least 30 people were killed and dozens wounded by ISIS militants in a recent attack on a Kabul hospital– the latest in a series of attacks on civilians.
The UN has warned that the present drought in Somalia could be a repeat of the 2011 famine that killed around 260,000 people.
In small and large events in the US and across the world, women went on strike demanding equality this International Women’s Day.
New Delhi does not want to go beyond routine diplomatic phrasing, as it does not see a need to put the Nepali government under extra pressure.
A former top Chinese negotiator’s statements on a trade-off between Tawang and Aksai Chin could mean a variety of things.
The Constitutional condition of elections at federal, provincial and local levels by January 2018 is beginning to look very difficult
Gunmen dressed as medics stormed the hospital, battling security forces for hours, in an attack claimed by ISIS.
Unless we’re addressing gender inequalities everywhere, especially in the Arab region, we will achieve equality nowhere.
Bangladesh is a global poster child when it comes to improving women’s status in the developing and the Muslim worlds. But a recent amendment to the country’s marriage law threatens its progress.
Francois Fillon’s presidential campaign seems to be back on track but the reluctance of allies shows the difficulties in rallying his camp behind him.
A draft Bill in Bangladesh that has been criticised for creating ‘second-class’ citizens is similar to current policy in India and proposed laws in Pakistan.
With North Korea developing cheaper ER Scud type missiles in greater number to overwhelm THAAD, tensions have risen for South Korea and even Japan.
Hawaii said it will ask a federal court for an emergency halt to Trump’s new executive order restricting travel from six Muslim-majority countries
Republican senator Mike Lee called the new plan “exactly the type of back-room dealing and rushed process that we criticised Democrats for.”
The Malaysian PM did not elaborate the steps he would take to bring back citizens, saying, “If there’s any negotiations, we can’t do it through the media”
Only several hundred of the original 21,500 residents plan to return in the first wave, even as blueprints are being made to rebuild Namie town.
Senior officials say all options ranging from tighter sanctions to pre-emptive air strikes against North Korea will be discussed.
Although public attitudes have shifted since the Taliban’s hardline rule ended, many people still disapprove of women stepping outside their homes.
A witness saw one gunman, dressed in a white doctor’s coat, take out a concealed AK-47 and open fire, killing at least one patient and one hospital worker.