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.
James Comey’s firing is a timely reminder that Donald Trump is unpredictable, difficult to read and dismissive of the norms associated with his office.
While Comey’s handling of the Clinton probe has been criticised, he was fired at a time when the FBI investigation into Russian involvement in the US elections is suspect.
The improvements, which will allow the affected to live as long as those without HIV, are largely due to the transition to less toxic medicine combinations.
Moon, in his first speech as president, said he would immediately begin efforts to defuse security tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Gurmukh Singh, a 46-year-old Sikh taxi driver, was detained in California after losing his latest appeal over a deportation order.
At the UN negotiations, which run till May 18 in the German city of Bonn, more than 200 nations will work out the detailed rules for the Paris agreement.
The judges all questioned the neutrality of the ban, specially since Trump has never retracted previous comments about wanting to impose a ban on Muslims.
The dramatic uptick in number of such incidents is due in part to Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric and his stance and attitude towards militant Islamist groups.
The flooding of the Tigris and the disassembly of the last pontoon bridge linking the two sides of Mosul has forced residents to make the crossing on boats.
Mexico’s most wanted man for years, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s trial has finally been set for April 2018 on drug trafficking and conspiracy charges.
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.
People in some of the most unequal countries in the world think theirs is the paradigm of meritocracy. Can the data help explain this phenomenon?
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.