Donald Trump’s bellicose long-term Iran strategy would certainly create a rift between the US and European powers. Even more perhaps than the one that followed George W. Bush’s decision to invade Iraq in 2003.
A hefty victory would raise the likelihood that Abe will win a third term as LDP leader next September and go on to become Japan’s longest-serving premier.
The external affairs ministry statement comes days after the US secretary of state criticised China and a week before Tillerson’s visit to India.
US officials said Trump was expected to announce that he will not certify the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, believing the agreement is not in the national interests of the US.
His decision is likely to please those among his political base who detest the Obamacare system, which many Republicans have attacked for years as an unneeded government intrusion in Americans’ healthcare.
The withdrawal of the United States, which provides a fifth of UNESCO’s funding, is a severe blow for the Paris-based organisation.
A US official acknowledged indications that North Korea could be preparing for the test on or around October 10, the anniversary of the ruling party.
Trump removed a US trade embargo and other penalties that had effectively cut Sudan off from much of the global financial system.
The Trump administration on Tuesday expelled 15 diplomats to protest Communist-run Cuba’s failure to protect US embassy staff in Havana.
Without being specific, Trump pressed the military leaders to provide him with “a broad range of military options, when needed, at a much faster pace.”
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.
Rushdie offers no easy answers, but the spirit of questions The Golden House helps provoke, makes it a great book and a worthwhile investment.
Tillerson said during a trip to China that the US had multiple direct channels of communication with Pyongyang, expressing hope for reducing tensio
His visit will include attending two major summits, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Vietnam and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations conclave in the Philippines.
The high court cancelled oral arguments scheduled for October 10 to decide whether or not a March 6 executive order that temporarily blocked travel from six Muslim-majority countries was discriminatory.
The White House stated the border wall with Mexico would not be central to dialogue or subsequent legislation on the DACA issue that has 80,000 ‘Dreamers’ in limbo.
The Supreme Court ruling gives Trump a partial victory as the high court prepares for a key October hearing on the constitutionality of Trump’s controversial executive order
“I would prefer not going the route of the military” Trump said. “If we do use it on North Korea, it will be a very sad day for North Korea.”
The Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme has drawn sharp criticisim from Indian origin legislators.
In a repeat of the Amritsar ‘Heart of Asia’ declaration, the BRICS statement at Xiamen names the Lashkar, Jaish, TTP and other terrorist groups.
If implemented, the new policy will likely lead to confrontation with nuclear-armed Pakistan, but that does not mean the US should shy away from holding Islamabad’s feet to the fire.
Rally organisers had invited several far-right speakers who were confined to a small pen that police set up in the historic Boston Common park to keep the two sides separate.
Trump said on Friday he was being sarcastic when he thanked Putin for saving the US money by ordering cuts in embassy staff in Russia.
Trump’s threat is a surprise escalation of Washington’s response to Venezuela’s political crisis that Caracas has disparaged as “craziness”.
Trump’s administration defended its travel ban in Supreme Court, emphasising its executive power to bar people from six-Muslim majority countries.
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Five transgender members of the US military, including Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, are suing Trump over his ban on transgender troops.
The FBI raided the home of Trump’s former campaign manager as part of an intensifying Russia investigation into interference in the 2016 election .
Trump vented his frustrations about the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, echoing Obama’s qualms about sending more troops into a conflict described as “an eroding stalemate”.
President Trump is still nominating key figures from America’s torture fiasco to key posts – including new FBI director Christopher Wray.
Dozens of Yemenis and Iranians who won the chance to immigrate to the US sued the US State Department on Friday for not processing their visa applications after President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban was reinstated.
Investigators working for US special counsel Robert Mueller, have asked the White House for documents related to his former national security adviser.
Trump pressured the Mexican president to stop voicing opposition in public to his plan to have Mexico pay for a border wall, according to transcripts of phone calls published on Thursday.
Two decades of brain research have provided hints of a biological origin to being transgender, but no irrefutable conclusions.
Trump, frustrated by US ineffectiveness in the Afghan war, suggested firing his Afghanistan army general after a meeting that ended in a shouting match, according to officials.
As fellow Republicans laboured to repeal Obamacare this week, Trump repeatedly swerved off-topic, escalating concerns in his party about his ability to govern the country six months after taking office.
“I hope our commander in chief understands that we don’t transmit orders via Twitter, and that he can’t, either.”
Vladimir Putin, who has repeatedly denied the conclusions of US intelligence agencies that Moscow interfered using cyber warfare methods, has threatened retaliation against the legislation.
Canberra pledged to take an unspecified number of Central American refugees under a deal struck with former US president Barack Obama late last year.
US district judge Mark Goldsmith’s decision effectively means no Iraqi nationals can be deported from the US for several months.