Democracy is in a parlous state in many countries in southern Africa. Autocrats hold onto power, while electorates have little to choose from at the polls.
Cooperation and sincerity are key to dealing with the challenges we face today, both natural and man-made.
Relations between India and the US continue to prosper, no matter the differences over the Paris agreement, says the minister of external affairs.
The long-term environmental damage that highly-destructive weapons cause persists for years and impacts different life forms.
The intelligence committee says that it is looking for the ‘exact words’ and tone of what was allegedly said by President Trump on the matter.
Putin told NBC that regardless of Trump’s previous travels to Russia as a businessman, he had had no relationship with him and had never met him.
Trump’s West Asia tour has made the prospect of engagement and dialogue very remote. The region needs a strong dose of statesmanship and good sense for peace prospects to be revived.
Until you dedicate your life to making socially just decisions, don’t fool yourself that planting one tree a year, composting at home or riding a bicycle will somehow help save the environment.
In its latest season, ‘House of Cards’ fails to compete with the outrage-inducing politics of the real world, but manages to conclude on an interesting note.
The UNFCCC must also banish fossil fuel and polluting industries from all climate change negotiations by requiring observer organisations to disclose conflicts of interest.
Due to congressional budget cuts, the 38-year continuous U.S. Arctic satellite monitoring programme is about to end, leaving researchers blind to ongoing Arctic sea ice losses.
Some may say it’s far fetched to compare a 1970s African dictator with the President of the US. But the similarities between Idi Amin and Donald Trump are quite startling.
Despite Trump’s decision to leave the Paris accord, the US secretary of state said the country will continue its efforts to reduce emissions.
As Trump knocks down the Paris pact, the Modi government should push India’s BASIC strategy again.
The administration has filed two emergency applications to lift or stay the injunctions placed on Trump’s travel ban by federal district courts.
The full impact of Trump’s decision still depends on whether other countries follow the US lead and decide to withdraw from the pact.
The US has been pressing China to rein in its reclusive neighbour North Korea and also condemned the militarisation of islands in the south China sea.
The Trump administration has argued that the travel ban is needed to prevent terrorism in the US.
Donald Trump said the global accord was “partial” to India and China.
But dismisses calls for taking on US’ burden of financial obligations or higher emission reductions.
What can or should the US do to change the trajectory of tragedy in Afghanistan?
Global leaders have reaffirmed their commitment to mitigating emissions in light of the US’s volte face, while France, Italy and Germany have said Trump won’t be allowed to renegotiate on the deal’s terms.
With a deadline for a decision looming, Trump is likely to continue his predecessors’ policy of signing a six-month waiver overriding a 1995 law requiring that the embassy be transferred to Jerusalem.
Trump’s original message, which seemed to have been the start of a complaint about media coverage, soon became a top trend on Twitter.
According to a source, Comey could testify before the panel publicly at some point after the Memorial Day holiday, even as early as next week.
A source close to the matter said Trump was preparing to pull out of the Paris accord.
The decision will put the US in league with Syria and Nicaragua as the world’s only non-participants in the Paris Climate Agreement.
Trump wants to cut US diplomacy and aid budgets by about a third, or nearly $19 billion. This includes cutting some $1 billion from UN peacekeeping funding.
The three men had been investigating factories that produce shoes for Ivanka Trump.
Trump’s version of making up with Muslims apparently involves selling $110 billion worth of arms to the most reactionary Muslim country on the planet.
The TPP should still bring enough benefits for the remaining countries to make it worthwhile to go through the trouble of enacting it.
UAE’s foreign affairs minister Anwar Gargash, warned against the crisis less than a week after Saudi Arabia and the UAE signalled frustration at Qatar.
Reports in the ongoing probe show that his son-in-law tried to set up a secret back channel of communications with Moscow before Trump took office.
Today’s ugly politics are not a backlash against global capitalism, they’re an open embrace of the racism and greed that has always underpinned so-called global governance.
Fairness and dignity along with the guarantee of work and security are at the heart of the Labour Party leader’s campaign and politics – promises that Corbyn has stood by despite fierce opposition from the mainstream establishment.
As human rights take a backseat in US foreign policy, a coalition of Indian Americans released a comprehensive report on human rights abuses in India on Capitol Hill.
In a thinly veiled reference to Trump’s ‘US-Mexico wall’, Obama said the world was shrinking and it was not possible to stay isolated from troubles abroad.
With a lavish welcome, Saudis convince Trump that Iran – not their own fundamentalism – is a bigger danger for the Middle East
According to data, citizens of the Muslim-majority countries under the bans received 40% fewer visitor visas in March than in an average month last year.
The footage from the Brussels NATO summit show Trump pushing his way past Prime Minister Dusko Markovic, to emerge in the front of the group.