Kurdish YPG militiamen form a key part of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance, which Washington is backing in its fight against the jihadists.
The full impact of Trump’s decision still depends on whether other countries follow the US lead and decide to withdraw from the pact.
Nadia Murad had been captured and sold as a slave by ISIS, after being taken in the summer of 2014 to Mosul, ISIS’ de facto capital in Iraq.
Ananya correctly spelt the word ‘marocain’ to decisively defeat Rohan Rajeev, of Edmond Oklahoma during the stirring 25-word championship round.
Terrorist attacks are more than ‘breaking news,’ but the media aren’t taking a comprehensive approach to exploring the underlying issues.
Despite tumult across continents, the index said that the world had overall become more peaceful in 2016 when measured across a range of indicators.
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.
He is charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of two men who intervened when he shouted religious slurs at two women who were the subject of the religious slurs on Friday
Mike Dubke started off with President Trump three months ago, and says he will leave only after he sees through the president’s overseas trip.
Noriega was a spy for the CIA, until the US invaded Panama, ending a criminal career that saw him working with drug traffickers like Pablo Escobar.
The TPP should still bring enough benefits for the remaining countries to make it worthwhile to go through the trouble of enacting it.
The missile, tested in defiance of world pressure and UN sanctions, flew about 450 km, landing in Japan’s exclusive economic zone.
Brzezinski helped Carter contend with several international issues, including the Iranian revolution that overthrew the Shah and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
With a lavish welcome, Saudis convince Trump that Iran – not their own fundamentalism – is a bigger danger for the Middle East
The US said that the agreement to offer refuge to up to 1,250 asylum seekers in the centres would progress only if refugees satisfied strict checks.
In light of the recent arms deal between Saudi Arabia and the US worth over $100 billion, Iran is accusing the US of spreading fear against it throughout the Middle East.
A planned joint statement had to be scrapped because of the differences over protectionism between the US and APEC countries at a Vietnam forum.
The Republican healthcare bill seeks to overhaul the national healthcare system and cut more than $800 billion over the next ten years from Medicaid.
A majority were male-to-female surgeries and only 0.9% of all cases involve genital transformations.
Cyber security researchers have said that they found technical evidence that could link North Korea with the global WannaCry “ransomware” cyber attack.
The administration has continued to struggle to fill the hundreds of open positions at senior levels of government that remain open.
The meeting, which has migration and extradition on the agenda, comes as Mexico begins to take a larger role in the regional migration issue.
Trump had criticised the nuclear agreement and threatened to dismantle Obama’s deal, but it appears that he has decided, at least for now, to keep it alive.
Before he left office, president Barack Obama commuted the final 28 years of Chelsea Manning’s 35-year sentence.
DHS spokesman David Lapan declined to offer guidance on when a decision on an expansion would be made, but hinted that the restrictions would be expanded.
Shinzo Abe may have kickstarted the debate on constitutional change with high hopes for success. But the outcome in 2020 is anything but certain.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said jets thought to belong to the US-led coalition hit the town of Al-Bukamal near the border with Iraq.
The public, even supporters of Trump, have been made uneasy by his firing of James Comey, who was leading the FBI probe into Trump’s contact with the Russians.
Some Mexicans are working in the US on H-2A visas, allowing them to work temporarily as seasonal agricultural labourers on US farms.
Anti-establishment sentiment has been growing across Europe and US with Israel largely unaffected as yet, despite protests over the high cost of living.
Democrats have accused Trump of attempting to thwart the FBI’s probe into the US elections and have called for an independent inquiry into the matter.
Xi said the world must create conditions that promote open development by providing an open platform of cooperation that will uphold an open world economy.
The sanctions have been slapped to disrupt the funding of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its front for charitable activities, the Jamaat-ud-Dawah, the Taliban, Jamaat-ul-Dawa al-Qu’ran (JDQ), the ISIS of Iraq and Syria, and ISIS Khorasan.
China’s vice finance minister Zhu Guangyao believes that the economic issues should not be politicised.
Cambodia feels that Trump is lowering the bar for authoritarian behaviour around the world, affecting the country whose prime minister is a Trump supporter.
While Mexico and Canada helped change Trump’s mind, so did members of his cabinet, US lawmakers and US producers that would be hurt by a US exit from NAFTA, a Mexican minister said.
Harsh Patel pleaded guilty in the scam which involved individuals from call centres in India impersonating US tax and immigration officials to defraud Americans.
The laptop restrictions on flights originating from ten airports including in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because of fears that a concealed bomb could be installed in electronic devices.
Oregon works toward becoming the first US state to allow a third gender option on its drivers’ licenses and state identification cards.
The population faces not only to the dangers of the conflict and fighting but also the problem of not having access to survival basics like food and water.