The US military’s attack on a Syrian airforce base sets a worrying precedent of brashness and uncertainty in how the Trump administration may handle future crises in international relations.
Moscow offered an alternative explanation: that the poison gas belonged to rebels and had leaked from an insurgent weapons depot hit by Syrian bombs.
Western countries blamed Syrian armed forces for the recent gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in a rebel-held area of Idliib.
Trump’s executive order to roll back the Clean Power Plan will not impact the policies of other countries, but moving money away from climate research will.
The sanitation ministry has stated that efforts should be made to ensure that members of the community are “recognised as equal citizens”.
The lack of a resolution complicates a White House push for a House vote on a healthcare proposal before Friday, when lawmakers return to their districts for two weeks.
The trip was Sisi’s first official US visit since being elected president in 2014. Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama, never extended an invitation.
This is the first multilateral negotiation on nuclear weapons since the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty was adopted in 1996.
Ten days ago, House speaker Paul Ryan was forced to cancel a vote on an Obamacare replacement Bill, when it was clear he could not deliver the votes needed for it to pass.
Beyond her own personal humiliation, the ramifications of Park’s fall are already reverberating from domestic South Korean politics into the fraught geopolitics of Northeast Asia.
The discord following the healthcare debacle has not been limited to tensions between Trump and the Freedom Caucus – a bloc of conservatives in the House.
The Trump administration’s view is a departure from Obama’s stance and at odds with European powers, who insist Bashar al-Assad must step down.
After Israel said in January that it was reducing its contribution by $6 million, it has further cut funds by $2 million and will now pay the UN only $3.7 million
Republican senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, both influential foreign policy hawks, have questioned Devin Nunes’ actions.
Kushner has been a regular presence at his father-in-law’s side and was earlier cleared by the justice department to serve as a White House senior adviser.
The order’s main target is former President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which required states to slash carbon emissions from power plants
The wide-ranging order is the boldest yet in Trump’s push to cut environmental regulation to revive the oil and gas drilling and coal mining industries.
On Monday, it emerged that executives of Russian state development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) had talks with Kushner during a bank roadshow last year.
Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles marking the seventh anniversary of enactment of Obamacare.
The president apparently wants to put the US on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.
It was not clear late on Thursday evening that Trump and the Republican leaders who crafted the Bill had enough support to pass it, meaning they now risk defeat in their first attempt at major legislation.
The top US diplomat addressed a meeting of 68 countries and organisations but did not make clear where these safe zones were to be set up.
Repealing and replacing President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act is a first major test of Trump’s legislative ability.
The lawsuit is the latest effort to hold Saudi Arabia liable for the al Qaida attacks, which killed nearly 3,000 people in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.
The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that 14 million people would lose health coverage under the measure over the next year.
James Comey also publicly challenged Trump’s claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped his 2016 campaign headquarters in Manhattan’s Trump Tower.
The US has no standardised process for making compensation payments to the families of thousands of Afghan civilians killed in US-led military operations.
House of Representatives Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes, a Republican, and top Democrat Adam Schiff told reporters they had seen no evidence that Trump Tower was tapped.
Trump’s executive order would temporarily ban refugees as well as travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries. The president has said the ban is needed for national security.
Trump’s budget outline is a bare-bones plan covering just “discretionary” spending for the 2018 fiscal year starting on October 1.
US district judge Derrick Watson put an emergency stop to the new order in response to a lawsuit filed by the state of Hawaii, which argued that the order discriminated against Muslims in violation of the US constitution.
The Republican Bill would replace Obamacare’s income-based subsidies with a system of fixed tax credits to help people buy private insurance on the open market.
Palestinian officials indicated Abbas would emphasise his concern about Israeli settlement-building on occupied land and the need for a two-state solution to the conflict.
Proponents say it would provide US commanders on the ground greater flexibility to respond to unforeseen challenges on the battlefield.
Under US law, presidents cannot direct wiretapping. The federal government can ask a court to authorise the action, but it must provide a justification.
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.”
Republican senator Mike Lee called the new plan “exactly the type of back-room dealing and rushed process that we criticised Democrats for.”
Senior officials say all options ranging from tighter sanctions to pre-emptive air strikes against North Korea will be discussed.
In a battle waged since the 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act, Republicans including President Donald Trump had vowed to replace the law.
US President Donald Trump accused former president Barack Obama of wiretapping in a series of early morning tweets just weeks into his administration and amid rising scrutiny of his campaign’s ties to Russia.