“When America fails to lead, the world becomes a dangerous place. And when the world becomes more dangerous, the American people become more vulnerable.”
In a tweet last week, Wikileaks had said Julian Assange would agree to be extradited to the US if Manning was granted clemency.
The White House drew a distinction between the unapologetic Snowden and Manning, whom officials noted has expressed remorse and served several years already for her crime.
Two leading state-run newspapers reported China will “take off the gloves” and take action if president-elect Donald Trump goes against the ‘One China’ policy.
Noor Salman, 30, is being charged with obstruction of justice and aiding and abetting by providing material support to a terrorist organisation.
Through Chatterbox, refugees are teaching Swahili, Arabic, Korean and Farsi to university students, business people and private clients.
Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon as part of Apollo 17 died surrounded by his family on Monday after suffering from health issues.
In his hands, Donald Trump claims, the US will be like him – a winner. And if anything doesn’t go according to plan, it’s someone else’s fault.
A series of unpopular measures by the Mexican president has led to protests across the country with experts speculating a probable ‘Mexican Spring’
Donald Trump’s diplomatic ‘choices’ challenge the larger Israel-Palestine peace process that stands vulnerable to permanent disruption.
The biggest lesson India has to share is the importance of creating a diverse public sphere that is inclusive and welcoming to all.
A Costa Rican scholar does his best to predict what the coming years might hold for troubled Central America, about which Trump has uttered nary a syllable.
Objects of almost any shape or geometry can be produced by 3D printing. The technology could seriously disrupt not just manufacturing but related national plans for economic development.
The department’s internal watchdog is investigating whether the FBI and its director followed protocols during Clinton’s email inquest.
James Mattis said Russia, China and Islamist militants were presenting the biggest challenge to the US-led world order since the Second World War.
The vice president winced in shock as Obama announced he was conferring the nation’s highest civil honour on his right-hand-man for eight years.
Started by Bill Clinton and called the “wet foot, dry foot” policy, the decision follows months of negotiations focused on getting Cuba to agree to take back people who had arrived in the US.
Russia has had big plans for Donald Trump.
The divisive votes that both countries witnessed in the last year had several similarities, including the concern they created on rising hate crimes.
Trump’s comments are likely to intensify tensions between the intelligence community and the president-elect.
Retired General James Mattis was meant to testify regarding a congressional waiver he needs to be able to take over as defence secretary.
Ethics lawyers say Trump should follow the precedent of previous presidents and sell his holdings, though it’s not clear that would be easy.
One of several species facing sharp declines, the bumble bee known as Bombus affinis has plunged nearly 90% in abundance since the late 1990s.
Forceful at times and tearful at others, Obama’s valedictory speech in his hometown of Chicago was a public meditation on the many trials the US faces now.
The divergence of democracy and capital will defy reason and politics will become brutal survivalism.
Cuba and US agree to jointly prevent, contain and clean up oil and other toxic spills in the Gulf of Mexico days before Donald Trump takes office.
Jared Kushner, married to Trump’s daughter Ivanka, is taking the post after receiving legal counsel that doing so would not violate the anti-nepotism law.
With the imminent demise of the Tran-Pacific Partnership Agreement almost certain, there are many lessons to be learnt from the fraudulent free trade deal.
Performance politics has made Donald Trump the new president of the US. But this is far from new to south India, where the mixing of cinema and politics has a long history.
The move comes in protest against a UN Security Council resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building on land Palestinians want for an independent state.
Trump’s signature campaign promise, the wall across the Mexico border, might initially end up being a US Treasury-funded fence.
Esteban Santiago, 26, was taken into custody immediately following the shooting.
Obama’s racial legacy will have all three facets – pride, promise and regret.
Hamza bin Laden, who was declared an Al Qaeda member and Ibrahim al-Banna, a leader of AQAP were added to the list this week.
The slaughter took place from roughly 1904 to 1908, when Namibia was a German colony known as South-West Africa, when the tribal groups rebelled.
North Korea had demonstrated a “qualitative” improvement in its nuclear and missile capabilities after an unprecedented level of tests last year.
The explosion and gunfire outside the main courthouse in Izmir, highlighted the country’s deteriorating security situation.
Trump’s transition team issued a blanket mandate requiring politically appointed ambassadors appointed by Obama to leave their overseas posts by January 20.
Under the new policy, brigade commanders must grant religious accommodations unless the requester’s religious belief is not sincere or the army identifies a specific, concrete hazard.
It will be the first in Obama’s flurry of transfers aimed at sending as many as 19 prisoners to at least four countries before Trump is sworn in.