Trump has vowed to increase the US Navy to 350 ships from the current 290 while China has commissioned 18 ships of different varieties in 2016.
This was the first meeting of the top Indian diplomat with Trump after he was sworn in as the US President on January 20.
The best of global cinema in the Oscar nominees from Germany to Iran, Denmark and Vanuatu, are outside the Hollywood bubble.
Three years ago, the US indicted Dmytro Firtash and Congress MP K.V.P. Rao in an $18.5 million bribery scandal involving mining in India. Why has India not investigated the offence yet?
Mexicans are angry at Trump’s calls for US firms not to invest south of the border, insults to immigrants and threats to make Mexico finance the border wall.
Reporters at the Associated Press and Time magazine walked out of the briefing when hearing that others had been barred from the session.
Trump the businessman is at war with Trump the ideologue over the question of Islam.
Under the Trump administration, nearly half a million unauthorized Indians are considered “priorities” for deportation.
While Sweden asked Trump to be better informed, a Swedish nationalist party member said that Trump had understated the problem.
If the Supreme Court rules that Title IX protects transgender students, the decision would become the law of the land, binding the Trump administration and the states.
While conservatives celebrate Trump’s role in delivering them victory in November’s election, his agenda veers from traditional right-wing principles like limited government and open trade.
Trudeau’s critics say this increases the chance of abuse at a time when the administration of US President Donald Trump is cracking down on immigrants.
In recent years, tens of thousands of Central American families including Guatemalans have moved to the US, many seeking asylum from ruthless street gangs.
The crowd carried banners with slogans such as “The government should fight (Russian President Vladimir) Putin, not Ukrainians.”
The US Department of Homeland Security unveiled plans on Tuesday to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, and will seek to send many of them to Mexico if they entered the US from there.
2017 could be the year of the far-right in Europe, and spell the end of the EU.
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.
On President’s Day bomb threats were sent to 11 Jewish community centres, including ones in the Houston, Chicago and Milwaukee.
Canadian police said that they had bolstered their presence at the Quebec border and created a temporary refugee centre to process the asylum seekers.
Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster is a highly regarded military tactician and strategic thinker, but his selection surprised some observers.
According to US officials the structures built on Spratly islands, which already have military air-strips, could be considered a military escalation.
First introduced in early 2014, Khan is a Muslim, Pakistani-American teenager who fights crime in Jersey City, directly confronting a “war on terror culture” that regards Muslim-Americans as threats.
“We feel US is about inclusion, but everything Trump has shown is that he’s about division.” said Eileen Molony, a protestor in Chicago.
According to an agency report, the number of people making refugee claims at Quebec-US border crossings more than doubled from 2015 to 2016.
McMaster’s selection surprised some observers who wondered how the officer, whose army career was stalled at times for his questioning of authority, would deal with a White House that has not welcomed criticism.
Trump has let down those expecting reduced US interventionism in the world and is rewarding those he campaigned against as ‘friends of Hillary Clinton’ at the cost of the people who voted for him.
Iranian foreign minister Mohammed Javad Zarif says that Iran does not respond well to sanctions or threats as tensions rise between Tehran and Washington.
China announced last year that it would ban North Korean coal imports so as to starve the country of funds for its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.
Trump’s original order which he said was meant to head off attacks by Islamist militants, barred people from seven Muslim-majority countries and sparked worldwide protests.
Abid Hussain Khan and Tanvir Hussain had first been denied visas on January 30 and told that the reason behind the rejection was “current policies.”
Most of Trump’s positions go against the principles accepted by the UN. The new secretary-general will have to try to find areas of mutual concern to work with the new US administration.
Racist movements exploit the tensions between democracy and nationalism and use the crisis to its advantage, as evident in the US and in India.
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.”
Donald Trump’s scathing attack on the media came a day after he asserted his administration is “running like a fine-tuned machine” and there is “no chaos”.
Krishnan Srinivasan’s Ambassador Marco returns in another thrilling novel, Ambassador Marco’s Indian Instincts which successfully combines an espionage plot with elements of crime fiction.
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.
A White House official said that Robert Harward, a senior executive at Lockheed Martin, cited family and financial reasons for turning down the job.
Peter Alexander of NBC News, during a news conference, accused Trump of misquoting his victory margin as the largest since Ronald Reagan.
Activists called “A Day Without Immigrants” to highlight the importance of the foreign-born, who account for 13% of the US population.
Donald Trump’s executive order triggered chaos at some US and overseas airports, led to international protests, complaints from US businesses and drew more than a dozen legal challenges.