Stating the country’s cyber assets are under threat, president-elect Donald Trump owed to come out with a major anti-hacking plan within 90 days of taking oath.
Buzzfeed’s decision to publish an unverified dossier that makes explosive claims about Donald Trump has stirred debate about journalistic ethics.
Rex Tillerson expressed views at odds with President-elect Donald Trump’s positions on key foreign policy issues like nuclear proliferation, trade deals, climate change and relations with Mexico.
The divisive votes that both countries witnessed in the last year had several similarities, including the concern they created on rising hate crimes.
Trump’s comments are likely to intensify tensions between the intelligence community and the president-elect.
Retired General James Mattis was meant to testify regarding a congressional waiver he needs to be able to take over as defence secretary.
Ethics lawyers say Trump should follow the precedent of previous presidents and sell his holdings, though it’s not clear that would be easy.
There’s probably no more consequential and contentious a target for the incoming administration than an arcane metric called the “social cost of carbon.”
The fall of Aleppo will only deepen the bloodthirsty sectarianism fuelled by regional powers, who continue to use Syria as a chessboard to further their geopolitical interests.
Barack Obama may be the most affable world leader in recent history and some may even call him the best US president in history. But he came nowhere close to being a revolutionary leader on the domestic and international fronts, as was hoped.
Chrystia Freeland is a staunch Russia critic and will also prepare Canada for a new relationship with US President-elect Trump.
Forceful at times and tearful at others, Obama’s valedictory speech in his hometown of Chicago was a public meditation on the many trials the US faces now.
Jeff Sessions has said he would oppose a ban on Muslims entering the US and would enforce a law against waterboarding.
Cuba and US agree to jointly prevent, contain and clean up oil and other toxic spills in the Gulf of Mexico days before Donald Trump takes office.
Experts say Trump will face growing calls for a stiff military, diplomatic, economic, and perhaps also covert response to Russia after his inauguration.
Trump called Streep an “overrated actress” which resulted inTwitter hashtag #ThingsTrumpThinksAreOverrated trending with users listing other issues Trump has dismissed.
Jared Kushner, married to Trump’s daughter Ivanka, is taking the post after receiving legal counsel that doing so would not violate the anti-nepotism law.
The legitimacy and credibility of those in power has been eroded by bad governance, patronage and the obsession to claim an exclusive agency representing the people.
Making people anxious to ask honest questions, and robbing them of the opportunity to respectfully disagree, isn’t going to do much good for the climate.
Tellis is very well known to the current foreign policy leadership, especially foreign secretary S. Jaishankar, as both were involved in negotiating the civil nuclear agreement.
Trump’s incoming chief of staff said that the president-elect believed Russia was behind the intrusions into the Democratic Party organisations.
Veteran actress Meryl Streep criticised the US president-elect for mocking a disabled reporter and warned that a free press would need to be defended.
With the imminent demise of the Tran-Pacific Partnership Agreement almost certain, there are many lessons to be learnt from the fraudulent free trade deal.
Performance politics has made Donald Trump the new president of the US. But this is far from new to south India, where the mixing of cinema and politics has a long history.
The move comes in protest against a UN Security Council resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building on land Palestinians want for an independent state.
Trump’s signature campaign promise, the wall across the Mexico border, might initially end up being a US Treasury-funded fence.
Many events over the past year – Brexit, Donald Trump’s victory, rise of far-right parties in Europe and continued weakness in the banking sector – have added significant uncertainty to an already fragile global economy.
With Donald Trump assuming office on January 20, the UN Security Council might be in for a greater political shift than the usual rotation of non-permanent members.
North Korea had demonstrated a “qualitative” improvement in its nuclear and missile capabilities after an unprecedented level of tests last year.
Trump’s transition team issued a blanket mandate requiring politically appointed ambassadors appointed by Obama to leave their overseas posts by January 20.
Global surface temperatures in 2016 averaged 14.8 °C, or 1.3 °C higher than estimated before the Industrial Revolution ushered in wide use of fossil fuels, the EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service said.
The emerging Democratic strategy is to warn that Republicans risk throwing the US healthcare system into chaos by moving to dismantle Obamacare with nothing to replace it.
It will be the first in Obama’s flurry of transfers aimed at sending as many as 19 prisoners to at least four countries before Trump is sworn in.
For the fracking industry, good times will return when Trump is sworn in. In May he launched a plan for the first 100 days of his administration, which included giving a strong boost to the sector.
The move by the senate’s budget committee chairman on the first day of the new congress set in motion the Republican promise to repeal Obamacare.
Exxon Mobil Corp and Rex Tillerson will sever all ties to comply with conflict-of-interest requirements as he awaits confirmation as US secretary of state.
Women’s rights are in the crosshairs of rising isolationism and right-wing politics in Western Europe and the US.
On Saturday, Trump expressed continued scepticism over whether Russia was responsible for computer hacks of Democratic Party officials.
Because not all science that happens is covered; not all science that is covered is consumed; and not all science that is consumed is remembered.
Far from making America great again, Trump is more likely to make America grope again in the darkness of the post-nuclear age.