What is tolerance if not the patience to accept that there may be some people whose views deserve criticism by our standards but whom we do not give up on and regard as evil?
President Obama warned against a rise in nationalism and said a backlash against globalisation had stoked populist movements at home and abroad.
His warm words for Trump contrasts starkly with the abuse he poured on incumbent Barack Obama, who he told repeatedly to “go to hell”.
The bombardment appeared to mark the end of a pause in strikes on targets inside the city declared by Syria’s government and Russia on October 18.
According to John Kerry, Yemen’s Houthi group and the Saudi-led coalition agreed to a ceasefire from Thursday.
Obama said the free-wheeling Trump could not be as outspoken as he was during the long and bitter campaign that ended last week with the Republican’s surprise win over Democrat Hillary Clinton.
The moral and political decay within both the Democrat and Republican establishments is symptomatic of the crumbling US-led, post-1945 world order.
Protesters have decried Trump’s campaign rhetoric about illegal immigrants, Muslims, women, as well as allegations that he sexually abused women.
One party deciding to withdraw would not call the agreement into question, Morrocco’s foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar told a news conference.
Trump, who calls global warming a hoax and has promised to quit the Paris Agreement, was considering ways to bypass a theoretical four-year procedure for leaving the accord, according to sources.
Farage wrote on Twitter,”I’m confident he will be a good President.”
Trump’s proposals will undo much of Obamacare’s progress, leaving no room to reduce the cost or improve the effectiveness of American health insurance.
Trump also could seek changes to other provisions of the law, such as a tax on medical device makers that is due to take effect in 2020.
Donald Trump has campaigned at times to dismantle Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran and to reimpose sanctions Obama eased on Cuba and has also disagreed with foreign policy decisions that included the way Obama has deployed troops abroad to combat Islamist militant groups.
Council on American-Islamic Relations called on the president-elect to denounce the attacks against minorities that have been occurring throughout the country since he won the election.
After the Obama years, Americans were itching to go back to their roots
Donald Trump has fused economic worries, racial and gender resentment into a politics of fear and revenge, a tactic that is not new to the Republican Party.
In spite of rapprochement with the US, Cuban president Raúl Castro has put his reform agenda on hold. Why the delay?
Inviting the American ambassador to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh is bound to provoke China.
The reopening of the probe into Clinton’s email server is re-energising Donald Trump’s voters while potentially depressing the Democratic Party base.
The arrival of Tom Shannon, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and an expert on Latin America, may help spur negotiations between the two sides.
Trump also rapped on the negotiation abilities of Clinton after her open criticism of Vladimir Putin and the deteriorating ties with Philippines.
Open societies today have become susceptible to misinformation that instigates intimidation, discrimination and violence against vulnerable groups, even in strong democracies with press freedom and a vibrant marketplace of ideas.
Trump said he would accept “a clear election result,” but reserved the right to contest or file a legal challenge in the case of a questionable result.
Duterte’s efforts to engage China, months after a tribunal ruling in the Hague over South China Sea disputes, marks a reversal in foreign policy.
Police made 29 arrests at the rally while at least 10 people were taken to hospital after being hit by the police van.
He also wants to encourage lawmakers to create a government-run health insurance option to help US states where there is little or no competition among private insurers.
With opinion polls showing him falling further back against Hillary Clinton, Trump has intensified his allegations, although numerous studies have shown that voter fraud in US elections is rare.
Shalabh Kumar of the Republican Hindu Coalition cast the event not as an Indian American but a “Hindu American” rally, a nomenclature that would make many members of the community uncomfortable.
“These limited self-defense strikes were conducted to protect our personnel, our ships and our freedom of navigation,” Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said.
The international community seems totally incapable of stopping the bloodshed in Syria. But we can express our outrage.
A recently released UN report highlights international “policy incoherence” on medication, but the US has denounced its findings, signalling its unwillingness to institute reforms.
Success is not assured by any principle for intervention. But the chances of success can be enhanced and controversies muted if interventions are based on an agreed framework.
The storm looked certain to rekindle the debate about global warming and the long-term threat posed by rising sea levels to low-lying cities and towns.
Women’s participation in the Syrian conflict is more diverse and powerful than what is portrayed.
US President Barack Obama to hailed it as a “historic day” for protecting the planet.
Forty-four Afghan troops visiting the US for military training have gone missing in less than two years, presumably in an effort to live and work illegally in the US.
US Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence called Russian President Vladimir Putin a “small and bullying leader” on Tuesday and condemned his actions in Syria
Rodrigo Duterte said he was realigning his foreign policy because the US had failed the Philippines, adding that at some point he will “break up with America”.
A study of the three casinos Donald Trump owned in Atlantic City shows they performed far worse than their rivals, losing more jobs and revenue.