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.
The world needs an alternative system, measuring economic value in face of the dissatisfaction that brought Donald Trump to the White House.
“I’m looking at two states and one state, and I like the one both parties like,” Trump said. “I can live with either one.”
The network had irked the socialist government with various reports, including one alleging passports and visas were being sold illegally at Venezuela’s embassy in Iraq.
Andrew Puzder withdrew his name from consideration amid concerns that he could not garner enough Senate votes to be confirmed.
There is limited interest to ‘tear up’ the Iranian nuclear deal in Washington. Even as New Delhi monitors these moves closely, it should consider a coordinated approach with Asian partners who continue to engage with Iran.
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Influential cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and Iran backed Nuri-al-Maliki are locked in a tussle to gain enough power before the upcoming elections.
The external affairs ministry said there was nothing new or unusual about such visits and hence political meanings should not be read into them.
Bangladeshi and Nepalese asylum seekers on Manus Island are being repeatedly called to meet with Australian officials and pressured to take amounts of up to $25,000 to return to those countries, or face deportation.
A watchdog panel asked the White House to explain reports why Trump dealt with a sensitive foreign policy issue in view of club guests.
Phone records and intercepted calls show that members of Trump’s presidential campaign had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials in the year before the election.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may have just demonstrated to other world leaders how to possibly approach President Donald Trump.
Rights groups said that the raids were not business as usual and were more sweeping than operations conducted by the Obama administration.
The Justice Department had warned the White House weeks ago that Michael Flynn could be vulnerable to blackmail for contacts with Russian officials before Trump took power on January 20.
While the US president’s words encourage outrage on certain fronts, we are failing to see the pro-big-business, anti-welfare decisions he has been making.
Sanctions and warnings have failed to stop Pyongyang’s belligerence.
India and other Asian buyers are expected to intensify efforts to develop indigenous warplanes due to anxieties that the US may be less engaged in the region under Trump.
Democrat Elijah Cummings said on Sunday that Miller’s characterisation of Conway’s remarks was incorrect.
An American worries for his Indian family but also sees hope in the fact that a vast majority of Americans do not support Donald Trump.
US wants Peru to provide more evidence of probable cause before ordering Toledo’s detention. The issue threatens to strain tensions between the US and Peru.
In a rare display of national unity, marchers and organisers came from across the country’s deeply polarised political factions.
The missile is propelled by a solid fuel engine and was an upgraded, extended-range version of its submarine-launched ballistic missile.
While Indo-US relations will likely remain the same, an indirect in terms of trade, climate change and security should be watched for.
In some cities, the two sides of the abortion debate positioned themselves along the same street and were vocal, yet peaceful.
Washington and Tokyo have said that the weekend trip is a sign of the importance that both leaders place on the US-Japan relationship.
The test was of a medium or intermediate-range missile, according to the US defence department, not an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile.
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As the Trump administration tries to do damage control in Asia, South Korean women are leading a movement to re-define their country’s relationship with Washington.
Only five of 161 people arrested in Southern California would not have been enforcement priorities under the Obama administration, said a US official.
Leaked Trump Presidential Memo Would Free US Firms to Buy Conflict Minerals From Central African Warlords
The memo directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to temporarily waive the requirements of the Conflict Mineral Rule, a provision of the Dodd Frank Act, for two years.