The two-and-a-half-page White House document gives defense secretary Jim Mattis six months to fully implement the ban on transgender people in the military.
Though both are fighting ISIS, Moscow backs the Syrian government, whereas the US military backs a collection of Kurdish and Arab forces.
The presidential debate in St. Louis came two days after an audiotape emerged in which Trump was heard bragging about groping women.
President Donald Trump ruled out a hasty withdrawal of troops while announcing his Afghanistan and South Asia policy to a crowd of veterans.
China defended its ally earlier this week after Trump said the US could no longer be silent about militants using safe havens on Pakistani soil.
Instead of calming down, the situation in the Gulf is becoming even more complicated. It is likely that the crisis will go on for a while still, and new relations will emerge from it.
If implemented, the new policy will likely lead to confrontation with nuclear-armed Pakistan, but that does not mean the US should shy away from holding Islamabad’s feet to the fire.
A report carried by the KCNA news agency lacked the usual threats against the US, and Trump expressed optimism about a possible improvement in relations.
Four people were arrested during the protest, three on assault charges, Phoenix police chief Jeri Williams said during a news conference.
Indian officials have expressed their satisfaction at US President Donald Trump calling Pakistan a “safe haven” for “agents of chaos”.
Trump said the next pillar of his new strategy is a change in US’s approach to Pakistan.
US President Donald Trump has promised a stepped-up military campaign against Taliban insurgents who have gained ground against the US-backed Afghan government.
Although cyberspace is important for economic growth, countries must also have supremacy in it through their ability to navigate it for intelligence gathering and cyberwarfare.
In a prime-time speech to the nation, Trump may announce a modest increase in US troops, as recommended by his senior advisers.
Rally organisers had invited several far-right speakers who were confined to a small pen that police set up in the historic Boston Common park to keep the two sides separate.
In interviews in multiple cities this weekend, Americans who voted for Trump said Bannon’s departure on Friday was the removal of an unnecessary distraction for the Trump presidency, while others saw his role as largely inconsequential and possibly overblown.
The Indian army’s higher leadership must reflect on its role as the sword arm of the republic, and have a clear vision of itself as the upholder of law.
Trump blamed both sides for clashes in Charlottesville, where white nationalists were protesting the removal of a statue of a confederate general.
Friday’s meeting was the latest in a series of high-level discussions on Afghanistan that has been bogged down by internal differences.
Steve Bannon was instrumental in some of Trump’s most contentious policy moves, including the immigration bans and abandoning the Paris climate accord.
How insurance companies try to use a Florida law to get undocumented immigrants deported when they get injured, and what it means in Trump’s America.
Antonio Guterres spoke by telephone with deputy ambassador Kim In Ryong on Tuesday, the North Korean mission to the UN said in a statement on Thursday.
The statues are seen by many Americans as symbols of racism and glorifications of the Confederate defence of slavery in the Civil War.
In a combative news conference, Trump backed off from his Monday statements explicitly denouncing the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and white supremacists for the violence.
A parade of business executives also broke ties with Trump on Wednesday, a day after he blamed white nationalists and counter-protesters in equal measure.
A parade of prominent Republicans and US ally Britain also rebuked Trump, leaving him increasingly isolated after his comments on Charlottesville.
With this, India, the world’s third-largest oil importer, joins Asian countries like South Korea, Japan and China in buying American crude
Ambivalence among voters is reason to think about how democracy is working for us as a community. To keep democracy alive we need to be sceptical about the exercise of power and keep it in check.
The US and South Korea have prepared for more joint military drills, angering the North, and experts said Pyongyang could still go ahead with its plan.
Amidst the doom and gloom of Trumpism, Americans are discovering the politics of mass mobilisation to wage the battles thrust upon them.
The dispute between Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster and political strategist Stephen Bannon has reached destabilising levels of animosity.
A senior Taliban official said the rare decision to address Trump directly coincided with the president’s deliberations on US policy in Afghanistan.
Trump reverted to his position that both sides were at fault, a day after bowing to pressure to condemn the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazi and white supremacists.
They “resolved to enhance peace and stability across the Indo-Pacific region by establishing a new two-by-two ministerial dialogue,” the White House said.
Trump on Saturday initially denounced what he called “this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides.”
Concern that North Korea is close to achieving its goal of putting the mainland US within range of a nuclear weapon heightened tensions in recent months.
President Xi’s comments came hours after President Trump warned North Korea that the US military was “locked and loaded”.
Following Trump’s statement that military intervention in Venezuela was an option, many Maduro critics are rejecting the idea of a foreign invasion.
The state’s governor blamed neo-Nazis for sparking the unrest in Charlottesville, where rival groups fought pitched battles using rocks and pepper spray.
Both leaders need to immediately work to de-escalate the situation and direct their diplomats to engage in an adult conversation designed to resolve tensions.