The Trump administration on Tuesday expelled 15 diplomats to protest Communist-run Cuba’s failure to protect US embassy staff in Havana.
The US president is also expected to roll out a broader US strategy on Iran that would be more confrontational.
A former British spy who compiled a dossier with allegations that Russia helped Donald Trump in the 2016 US election has met with investigators working for the special counsel.
White House officials believe John Kelly’s personal cellphone was compromised, raising concerns that hackers or foreign governments may have had access to data on the phone.
Sources with knowledge of Mueller’s probe said his investigators have assumed control of multiple inquiries into allegations by US intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the election.
Rushdie offers no easy answers, but the spirit of questions The Golden House helps provoke, makes it a great book and a worthwhile investment.
While Narendra Modi has frozen out the free press and not held a single press conference during his time as prime minister, journalists seen to be on his side have been adequately rewarded.
While the rapid rise of the far-right Alternative for Germany party is alarming, the tide of populism visible elsewhere in the world has not quite swept over Germany.
The party was unable to win enough support from its own senators for a bill to repeal the 2010 Affordable Care Act and decided not to put it to a vote.
From Trump and Brexit to Black Lives Matter, people are recording protests around the world to create a new soundtrack of dissent.
We’re not sure if the cure, the populist outsider, will work and make life better. but we are willing to experiment as the old certainties of representative politics wither.
The second major hurricane to rage through the Caribbean this month, Maria has killed at least 32 people and devastated several small islands.
As the US deploys 3000 additional troops to Afghanistan, Trump’s “regional approach” to security and tough talk on Pakistan has won a stamp of approval from President Ghani.
“We don’t foresee any political or military role for India in Afghanistan. I think it will just complicate the situation and it will not resolve anything.”
While Trump on Tuesday called a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran an “embarrassment” and the “worst ever”, Macron staunchly defended it as “good” and labelled its opponents as “irresponsible.”
In addition to querying applications more often, the Donald Trump administration is targeting entry-level jobs offered to skilled foreigners.
All embankments along the India-Nepal border are controlled by India, which means that during a cross-border flood, one side will drain itself by drowning the other.
The British PM responded after Trump raised speculations about the bombers “being in the sights” of intelligence agencies, even as investigations are underway.
The trade deficit and market access question could potentially become a problem between the two countries and start seeping into other better-managed bilateral issues.
A recent IMF paper finds that while tax cuts for the very wealthy may stimulate growth, they also have the polarising effect of increasing inequality.
This week, the Time Machine looks at how in the aftermath of 9/11, the narrative of grief was appropriated into one of patriotic vengeance.
Despite controversy, lawmakers had rushed to approve the legislation, which provides $15.25 billion for emergency disaster aid.
In Washington, whatever the constitution may say about civilian control of the military, the generals – at least at present – control the civilians, and the deep state has become the all-too-visible state.
Cohn crossed Trump last month when he criticised the president in a Financial Times interview for his response to the violence at a rally.
The action was announced not by Trump but by Jeff Sessions, his attorney general, who called the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme an unconstitutional overreach by Obama.
“The president’s action would upend the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people who have only ever called America their home.”
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said North Korea’s Kim Jong Un was “begging for war” and urged the 15-member UN Security Council to impose the “strongest possible” sanctions to deter him.
In a repeat of the Amritsar ‘Heart of Asia’ declaration, the BRICS statement at Xiamen names the Lashkar, Jaish, TTP and other terrorist groups.
Earthquakes of 6.3 and 4.6 magnitude were felt just hours after the country said it had developed an advanced hydrogen bomb that possesses “great destructive power”.
If nominated and confirmed by the Senate, Juster will replace Richard Verma who served as ambassador until in January.
The report was the third since Trump’s inauguration, who has called the 2015 agreement between six major powers and Iran “the worst deal ever negotiated”.
Trump accused Pakistan of harbouring “agents of chaos” and providing safe havens to militant groups waging an insurgency against the US backed government in Kabul.
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis openly differed with his commander in chief over North Korea on Wednesday, the latest example of a once-rare public display of disagreement by top US aides that has become more frequent under President Donald Trump.
Donald Trump and Shinzo Abe today agreed that North Korea “poses a grave and growing direct threat to the United States, Japan, and the Republic of Korea, as well as to countries around the world”.
US President Donald Trump is unlikely to win congressional support for funds he wants for a proposed US-Mexico border wall before an October 1 deadline.
It’s important to recognise the dangerous mix of moral turpitude, dereliction of duty and incompetence in Donald J. Trump’s presidency before we fall deeper into fascism and moral tragedy.
The order is Washington’s biggest sanctions blow to date against Maduro, meant to punish his government for what Trump has called an erosion of democracy.
In the latest in a stream of criticisms that could undermine his aims to cut taxes, pass a budget and rebuild infrastructure, Trump sought to blame party leaders if Congress fails to agree to raise the cap on how much the federal government may borrow.
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.