Russia cast a veto at the UNSC, preventing the renewal of a mandate for a mission by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
Sayfullo Saipov confessed to authorities that he made a trial run with a rental truck on October 22 to practice turning the vehicle and “stated that he felt good about what he had done” after the attack.
Putin met Iranian political leaders in an effort to nurture a warming relationship strengthened since US President Donald Trump threatened to abandon the international nuclear deal with Iran reached in 2015.
Former Trump associates face charges including conspiracy to launder money, failure to register as a foreign agent and lying to the FBI.
The North Korea nuclear crisis will take centre stage when US President Donald Trump begins a trip to Asia at the end of the week.
The US consistently voted against such resolutions for 24 years but abstained for the first time in 2016 as Washington and Havana forged a closer relationship. But tensions have recently flared again between the two.
Republican and Democratic members of Congress have argued for years that Congress ceded too much authority over the military to the White House after the September 11 attacks.
His statements marked the opening of the defence’s case, which suffered a blow earlier in the day when the presiding military judge said President Donald Trump had not damaged Bergdahl’s chances of a fair sentence.
Republicans in Congress last week launched an investigation into an Obama-era deal in which a Russian company bought a Canadian firm that owned some 20% of US uranium supplies.
Human rights advocates are warning of a looming humanitarian crisis when the Manus Island centre closes if the men are not properly resettled, with hundreds of the detainees refusing to leave the centre for fear of being targeted by locals.
The Russia investigation has cast a shadow over Trump’s nine-month-old presidency and widened the partisan rift between Republicans and Democrats.
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen landed in Honolulu on Saturday en route to the island’s diplomatic allies among Pacific nations.
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would release all documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy except those with the names and addresses of people who are still alive.
The US has been blocking the appointment of ‘judges’ to WTO’s Appellate Body because of disagreements with both the procedure followed and some of the body’s rulings.
Donald Trump has launched a programme to expand testing of drones to include flights over people, nighttime operations and flights out of sight of the operator.
Trump’s 120-day ban on refugees ended on Tuesday and is set to be replaced by a new set of restrictions.
“I am respectfully requesting that your administration reconsider its decision to deport these individuals, and I urge a resolution that will allow them to remain in the United States.”
The US is taking steps and considering a range of further actions over Myanmar’s treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority, including targeted sanctions under its Global Magnitsky law, the State Department said on Monday.
The external affairs ministry statement comes days after the US secretary of state criticised China and a week before Tillerson’s visit to India.
“Hopefully, there will be a change in the cooperative relationship between the United States and Pakistan,” White House chief of staff John Kelly said after the rescue operation.
The withdrawal of the United States, which provides a fifth of UNESCO’s funding, is a severe blow for the Paris-based organisation.
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.
US forces suffered a “missile malfunction”, causing several civilian casualties, the US-led NATO mission said.
In addition to querying applications more often, the Donald Trump administration is targeting entry-level jobs offered to skilled foreigners.
The trade deficit and market access question could potentially become a problem between the two countries and start seeping into other better-managed bilateral issues.
The Gandhi scion will first have to find complete acceptability within his party before he takes over from his mother.
In the aftermath of Harvey, five former US Presidents have come together to launch ‘One America Appeal’ to help raise funds for the victims.
The booklet had a Quranic verse from the Taliban’s banner superimposed on a dog’s image.
The statues are seen by many Americans as symbols of racism and glorifications of the Confederate defence of slavery in the Civil War.
Sources said US special counsel Robert Mueller had also convened the grand jury investigation to help examine allegations of Russian interference.
Scaramucci’s brief tenure was marked by a determination to crack down on White House leaks to the media and profanity-filled comments to The New Yorker
Charlie Chaplin’s sympathy for the working class defines all his most famous silent films.
Dozens of people were discovered inside a sweltering tractor trailer parked at a Walmart store in San Antonio, Texas. The truck driver has been arrested.
Six teenagers from a Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after the Global Robotics Competition, and two were seen entering Canada, police said.
But in a partial win for Trump, the court gave the government more leeway to enforce a separate ban on refugees included in a March 6 executive order.
Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said in a statement that other members of the ISIS group were also killed in the strike on Tuesday.
Has Donald Trump actually done anything to destroy the liberal order he criticised as a candidate, or has he simply tinkered with its margins?
Ivanka Trump took the president’s place at a G20 meeting, an event that raised eyebrows and drew a sharp rebuke from Chelsea Clinton.
While Democrats claim the new Bill is massive wealth redistribution for the rich, moderate and conservative republicans are torn over its provisions.
In time, the G20 summit might be remembered as the symbolic – if not substantive – end of America’s international leadership.