In a surprise new move, Iraqi forces pushed further into Mosul with an aim to open escape routes for the thousands of civilians held behind ISIS lines.
The legal battles against Trump’s temporary travel ban are heating up and is now being challenged by appeals courts on two coasts.
All ASEAN members have diplomatic relations with North Korea and five have embassies there.
Leaders of the US religious left, a rising force of opposition to Trump’s hard-line stance on immigration and healthcare, said they were poised to benefit from the move.
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.
Several Republican sceptics got behind the Bill after they met with Trump to float a compromise proposal that is still expected to face unanimous Democratic opposition.
Although Trump has said the Republicans are happy, his government has failed to get any major legislation through the Congress despite holding 52 seats.
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A report from a US watchdog body published on Monday put the death toll at 807 and the number of injured at 1,328 in the first two months of the year.
The two bombers were deployed amid rising tensions over North Korea’s dogged pursuit of its nuclear and missile programmes in defiance of UN sanctions and pressure from the US.
Israel, however, does not trust the move and feels that the new Hamas policy document is meant to fool the world into believing they have become moderate.
Sexual assault and harassment in the US military is largely under-reported and has come under renewed scrutiny after a scandal involving some marines sharing nude photos of women online came to light.
A broad coalition of groups behind the events also took aim at various other Trump policies they saw as discriminatory or xenophobic.
White House spokesperson Spicer stressed the right circumstances for a meeting between the two leaders do not exist right now.
IT companies have become political targets in the US for taking away American jobs by flying in Indians on temporary visas, a sore point for many.
City Stay was founded by Julie Knopp, a kindergarten teacher, when was surprised by how wide cultural divides could be within communities.
There’s ample space to renegotiate some terms from the original agreement that would improve social welfare across the region.
The invitation for Duterte appears to be the latest example of the affinity Trump has shown for some foreign leaders with shaky human rights or autocratic reputations.
Palestinian officials have seen their cause overshadowed by global concerns such as the Syrian war and ISIS, and want Trump’s White House to bring it back to the forefront.
Even as they express scepticism that Trump can achieve all of his campaign promises, his supporters are sticking with him for now.
A court had earlier convicted and sentenced her but then changed the judgement, calling for her deportation, at a time of warming US-China relations.
The meeting exposed the old division between US and China; the latter wants talks first and action after while US wants concrete action taken.
The handwritten manuscript, only the second such parchment in existence, had been stored for more than 60 years in the West Sussex Record Office.
Russia, an ally of Assad, has vetoed eight resolutions on Syria to shield it, most recently blocking a council condemnation of the deadly sarin gas attack.
Trump said he did not want to create problems for Chinese President Xi Jinping when Beijing appears to be helping efforts to rein in North Korea.
In March, fewer temporary visas were issued under President Trump’s temporary travel ban which barred seven Muslim majority countries on safety grounds.
The Taliban said government forces would be “targeted, harassed, killed, or captured”, a week after the devastating attack that killed 135 Afghan soldiers.
Some US lawmakers who attended the briefing on North Korea were not convinced that the Trump administration would do enough to control Pyongyang.
The arrests came days after the bitterly divisive referendum that was heavily criticised and gave Erdogan expansive powers to bring about change in Turkey.
Mosul suffered extensive damage during the ISIS occupation and the US retaliation; massive reconstruction needs to be done before life can be normal again.
The US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley met her Indian counterpart Syed Akbaruddin to discuss measures to strengthen partnership at the UN.
Among a slew of tax measures, Trump’s proposal will bring down corporate tax from 35% to 15% and reduce individual tax brackets from seven to three.
Unless they work out a plea deal, the two doctors and the wife of one of the physicians are headed to trial now.
China’s growing naval power, which they have clarified is only for safeguarding peace and for defence, is impressive, even if not yet a threat to the US.
The announcement came after the OAS agreed on Wednesday to hold a meeting of foreign ministers to discuss the situation in Venezuela.
The US government’s strategy could restrict its ability to cut off funds going forward, since the justice department has said the order applies to a narrow range of funding.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei told presidential candidates to champion economic self-sufficiency and be less engaged with the opening up to the West.
On Saturday, finance minister Jaitley had raised the H-1B visa issue with Steve Mnuchin, highlighting Indian companies’ contribution to the US economy.
The six-party talks involving North and South Korea, China, the US, Japan and Russia collapsed in 2008 following a rocket launch by North Korea.
With the US strikes on Syria and Afghanistan, coming in quick succession and without the much-anticipated reset of relations with Russia, the world suddenly looks more dangerous.