The US military estimates that ISIS drew 45,000 foreign fighters from more than 100 nations around the world and is a trans-regional threat.
Obama had instructed public schools last May to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms matching their chosen gender identity, threatening to withhold funding for schools that did not comply.
Legal advocates for transgender people say federal law and the civil rights of Americans are legally enforced by the federal government, as was born out during the civil rights movement of the 1960s that led to legal equality for African-Americans.
Iranian foreign minister Mohammed Javad Zarif says that Iran does not respond well to sanctions or threats as tensions rise between Tehran and Washington.
Nearly 800 former EPA staff had urged the Senate to reject Scott Pruitt in a letter, saying he had “shown no interest in enforcing environmental laws.”
The newly appointed US ambassador to the UN’s comments came after Trump said on Wednesday that he was open to ideas beyond a two-state solution.
Peter Alexander of NBC News, during a news conference, accused Trump of misquoting his victory margin as the largest since Ronald Reagan.
“I’m looking at two states and one state, and I like the one both parties like,” Trump said. “I can live with either one.”
Barack Obama failed to execute an economic and military pivot to Asia. Will Donald Trump pick up the fumble and run with it?
Rights groups said that the raids were not business as usual and were more sweeping than operations conducted by the Obama administration.
While the US president’s words encourage outrage on certain fronts, we are failing to see the pro-big-business, anti-welfare decisions he has been making.
Only five of 161 people arrested in Southern California would not have been enforcement priorities under the Obama administration, said a US official.
Two judges, at a hearing on the ban, have pushed the government to explain what would happen if Trump decides to ban all Muslims from entering the US.
House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said that addressing parliament is not an ‘automatic right’ but an ‘earned honour’.
The Justice Department has filed an appeal against a judge’s order lifting Trump’s travel ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Earlier reports, citing a government attorney at a federal court hearing, put the figure at more than 100,000 visas.
The Japanese company’s decision to withdraw will deal a major blow to the construction of six AP1000 plants in India.
US President Donald Trump is poised to impose new sanctions on Iran to counter what he sees as it’s destabilising behaviour.
The White House put Iran “on notice” on Wednesday for test-firing a ballistic missile, but the exact implications of the US threat were unclear.
Jared Kushner’s appointment is a sign of politics changing in their favour.
A raid on al Qaida branch of Arabian Peninsula in Yemen during the weekend was ill prepared and could have caused more civilian deaths, reports say.
As part of the deal, Washington had agreed to resettle up to 1,250 asylum seekers held in offshore processing camps on Pacific islands in Papua New Guinea and Nauru.
Many American sports personalities have spoken their mind on Trump’s travel ban. They must now fight for the rights of Muslim athletes to compete on US soil whenever the opportunity arises.
By taking centre stage at the Astana conference with Turkey as its ally and asserting itself in the Syrian civil war by organising a ceasefire, Russia has re-established itself as a global power of consequence.
The Bill has been condemned by Palestinians as a blow to their hopes of statehood but its passage may be symbolic as it contravenes Supreme Court rulings on property rights
White House said that Sally Yates had “betrayed” the justice department by refusing to enforce the president’s executive order.
Speaking to reporters at the UN headquarters, ambassador Nikki Haley said US expects its allies to back the country; otherwise “we’re taking names,” she said.
Donald Trump is declaring war on the world.
UN special rapporteur Tauli-Corpuz stressed the need for countries to incorporate the UN Declaration into national plans and legislation in order to ensure indigenous rights.
The commutation of the Puerto Rican nationalist’s prison sentence has been welcomed by the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonisation.
The US government has barred the Environmental Protection Agency from awarding any new contracts as part of larger clampdown on climate protection.
US President Donald Trump will begin rolling out executive actions on immigration Wednesday, beginning with steps to build his proposed wall along the US-Mexico border.
In a statement issued by Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer lowered expectations of an imminent move that could anger the Arab world.
Reuters photographer Lucas Jackson had to climb 897 steps to reach nearly to the top of the Washington Monument to take the picture that was widely shared on social media.
Only adhering to the dominant western narrative can we say ‘post-truth’ is a recent phenomenon. The Indian scenario suggests the contrary.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement came hours after delaying a crucial vote on an proposal to annex one of the West Bank’s largest settlements..
Casting itself as a humane authority has meant accepting some constraints on its behaviour but, backed with the power of the American military and economic system, the strategy has been a winning one for the US until now.
India’s foreign policy cannot be centred around personalities any more.
The world is on edge as Donald Trump enters the White House.
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Barack Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.