The US is meant resettle up to 1,250 asylum seekers, under the deal that President Donald Trump had described as “dumb”.
Trump seeks to revamp healthcare plan to replace Obamacare which has been criticised by the Republics as a government overreach.
The offer came after Mexico’s heroin output increased again in 2016.
The US defence secretary says Syria had dispersed warplanes and retained chemical weapons, an issue which needs to handled diplomatically.
As Trump’s travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations goes to court again, the controversies over the ‘discriminatory’ order continue.
The FBI, NSA and Obama administration’s officials have been invited to testify into the allegation against Russia of meddling in the 2016 US election.
Pragmatist President Hassan Rouhani is seeking re-election against hardline rivals who have been gearing up for a political showdown.
Kazakhstan’s president has ordered a switch from the Cyrillic alphabet to a Latin-based script by 2025.
With eastern Mosul rid of the ISIS, who enforced rules like keeping long beards and veils for women, Iraqis can now enjoy their freedom and liberty.
Nemr Abou Nassar fears making a joke about ISIS in the US as people wince, while in the middle east if he doesn’t joke when people die, he can never joke.
Jurgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca were granted bail, while another lawyer from the firm still being held for Panama Papers corruption scandal.
It seems that ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, although media agencies had previously said that the gunman was a nationalist.
UN chief Guterres warns the state department that the cutting of funds to the UNDP could have “devastating effects” on women and girls.
The killing of a policeman by a suspected ISIS militant pushed national security to the top of French political agenda, with leading candidates clashing over how to keep citizens safe two days before the presidential election.
Opposition leaders have promised to keep up their protests, demanding the government call regional elections that have been delayed since last year, free almost 100 jailed opposition activists and respect the autonomy of the opposition-led Congress.
Europe has had a number of important elections over the past year, but for the EU none is as significant – or as potentially grave – as France’s upcoming presidential election.
For the first time in the democratic history of Turkey, an election has been seen as illegitimate by both domestic contenders and international observers.
Previously part of Hollande’s camp, Macron has built a party machine from scratch and is a favourite to win France’s presidential election this spring.
The petition requires at least 100,000 signatures before May 14 to qualify for a response from the Trump administration.
Pence says latest attack in Paris a reminder that terrorism can strike anywhere, anytime and the US will not relent in its fight against terrorism.
Sunday’s referendum narrowly backed the largest overhaul of Turkey’s political system since the founding of the republic nearly a century ago
In a recent report two officers said the Philippine National Police officers carried out most of the drug killings they have blamed on vigilantes.
A survey shows Alejandro Guillier, a leftist former television journalist, winning 33% of the vote with rightist ex-President Sebastian Pinera taking 32%.
Shinzo Abe only sends offerings to the shrine a symbol of Japan’s past militarism, in a bid to improve strained relations with China and South Korea.
India joins the global initiative to spread out thousands of blankets, knitted in memory of Nelson Mandela, to help the needy and the disadvantaged.
The other winners are a Russian LGBT activist and a Turkish digital research organisation.
An EU official declined comment on whether the bloc might change policy on the Falkland islands.
The extension allows the British government to avoid deciding whether to call a fresh election in Northern Ireland – the third in a year – or to revert to direct rule from London for the first time in a decade.
Aya Hijazi, detained on charges of human trafficking, works with street children and was acquitted by a Cairo court on Sunday along with seven others.
Ahead of North Korea’s celebration of the anniversary of its army, the US, China and South Korea keep their guards up in anticipation of more nuclear tests.
Given a lack of public information about the armed forces, which number about 140,000, it is not possible to get a sense of the extent of the discontent or statistics for resignations or hires.
Despite the military and neoconservatives sharing hostility toward certain states, they don’t always see eye to eye, especially in terms of garnering multilateral support.
In Sunni-majority Mosul, Saddam Hussein is still idolised and the central authorities in Baghdad are distrusted as Mosul limps through the ISIS occupation.
Lawmakers who introduced the draft law have cited polls showing a majority opposed the presence of the corpse in the heart of the Russian capital.
Once confined to specific corners of the world and largely ignored, the 21st century has seen a revival of populism in politics. But where is it headed?
Palocci has offered details on Operation Car Wash, which had unravelled a bribery scheme at top level Brazilian politics and is an ongoing investigation.
A renewed wave of protests was sparked by a Supreme Court move to assume the powers of the opposition-led Congress and by barring Henrique Capriles from public office
Le Pen lost more ground to Macron even as the race to the runoff heated up with Melenchon and Fillon continuing to close the gap, nearing the other two.
Some 6.7 million people in Yemen are classified in phase 4 on an international scale of food security, with phase 5 constituting a famine.
The US accused Tehran of not living up to the spirit of the accord and Iran’s top diplomat urged Washington to fulfil its own commitments.