Among UNESCO’s objectives is to promote free, independent, and pluralistic media in order to enhance freedom of expression and information around the world.
The US has repeatedly accused Pakistan of not doing enough to eliminate militant havens on its territory.
Trump and his supporters have repeatedly used the term “fake news” to cast doubt on media reports critical of his administration.
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.
Trump, who plans to visit the island on Tuesday, fired off a series of angry tweets from his private golf club, taking aim at the mayor of San Juan.
Blocking of military reimbursement to Pakistan for its failure to act against the Haqqani network is in line with trend of the Obama administration to gradually scale down funds to the South Asian country.
The Trump administration has argued that the travel ban is needed to prevent terrorism in the US.
As an upperclassman at The Citadel military college several years ago, Steven Munoz allegedly assaulted five freshmen. His hiring at the State Department raises further questions about the Trump administration’s vetting process.
The Trump administration is pressing Mexico to do more to stem the flow of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in the region in its ambitious plan for central America.
This is the second dismissal of an Indian-American from a senior position by the Trump administration, the first being the dismissal of attorney Preet Bharara.
Trump’s executive order would temporarily ban refugees as well as travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries. The president has said the ban is needed for national security.
The Indian-American attorney’s exit comes a day after the Trump administration asked 46 attorneys, all appointed by former President Obama, to resign.
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.
Donald Trump ran a free-wheeling campaign with a skeletal staff, which somehow worked for him, until now. Now it’s reality time, and the lack of planning and foresight is costing him dear.