Trump has said the US share of UN budgets was “unfair” and has proposed an unspecified reduction in funding for the world body and its agencies.
This case had added to existing US-China tensions, but Trump has recently warmed to China considerably and said that their relations are improving.
The activist had confessed to being part of a bombing in Israel that killed two people but had failed to reveal her criminal history in the US as required.
Trump’s decision to take the wall off the table for now will avert the imminent government shutdown and probably lead to a short-term extension of spending.
The Pentagon said the THAAD deployment was a critical measure to defend South Korea and its allies against North Korean missile threats.
The audience was unsympathetic when she called Donald Trump a “tremendous champion of supporting families and enabling them to thrive”.
On Saturday, finance minister Jaitley had raised the H-1B visa issue with Steve Mnuchin, highlighting Indian companies’ contribution to the US economy.
The initiative’s success ultimately depends on what regional players get from it in terms of economic, political and security benefits.
Trump will be reviewing and creating new measures regarding areas available for offshore oil and gas exploration, changing some Obama-era regulations.
The protest was against the Trump administration’s proposal to cut US federal science funding and its scepticism towards climate change.
Trump’s advisors met with other finance and economic officials over the need to keep economic borders open and coordinate on global financial regulation.
The offer came after Mexico’s heroin output increased again in 2016.
Ahead of North Korea’s celebration of the anniversary of its army, the US, China and South Korea keep their guards up in anticipation of more nuclear tests.
The Kremlin wants to build strong alliances with “pro-Russian” forces in the West. In France’s upcoming election, Putin is placing his bets on two right-wing candidates for president.
Haley’s brief speech fell short of introducing innovations to confront rights violations or prevent them in places such as Syria, Burundi and Myanmar.
US vice president Mike Pence, on a tour of Asian allies, has said repeatedly that the “era of strategic patience” with North Korea is over.
According to Trump’s administration, the existing deal had ignored all other threats that Iran posed and only delays their goal of becoming a nuclear state.
At the same time, a broad campaign against UN peacekeeping is also being waged in the Security Council by ambassador Nikki Haley.
Opposition parties and the central bank have called for a review of current policies, citing low wages growth and soaring house prices spurred by the immigration influx.
The revelation that USS Carl Vinson was nowhere near North Korea at the time will hit the US administration’s credibility at a time of potential conflict.
Tehran has kept up its part in the deal to rein in its nuclear programme but there are still concerns that it is sponsoring militant activity and terrorism.
If Damascus becomes a battleground for gangs and militias, many more millions of civilians would join the 11.6 million who have already fled their homes in the civil war.
White House advisors are considering remaining in the pact in order to shape climate policy and to facilitate the needs of US global energy companies.
Trump’s tough talk on North Korea’s nuclear programme and decision to dispatch a naval strike force to the region appear to have buried any Russian hopes that he might intervene less in foreign affairs than his predecessors.
In conversation with analyst Muhammad Sahimi on Iran’s upcoming presidential elections, the country’s deep state, the nuclear deal with the US and the Trump administration’s state.
Polarisation over Kashmir and Jadhav, and the rise of rhetoric in India and Pakistan, only serves to feed into the narrative of aggressive nationalism that’s taken centre stage in India’s political discourse.
The continuation of the conflict in Afghanistan weakens US leverage over Pakistan, partly due to a continued dependence on Pakistan for air and ground lines of communication into Afghanistan.
Pence’s Seoul stop kicks off a long-planned ten-day trip to Asia – his first as vice president – and comes amid concerns that Pyongyang could soon conduct its sixth nuclear test.
The policy of targeting women with children at the border has drastically reduced the numbers of undocumented migrants trying to cross the border into the US.
Speculation is rife that North Korea will launch a new nuclear missile to mark the celebration, an event the US is trying to prevent with China’s help.
Russia continues to side with Syria as the country’s government and diplomats deny any involvement in the deadly sarin gas attack in Syria’s Khan Sheikhoun.
The chairperson of the Democratic Party said that if elected, they would approach China to resolve the crisis arising from the US anti-missile radar system.
An adversary of EU expansion, Vladimir Putin is pleased to see Turkey’s chance of acquiring full EU membership rapidly diminish.
While the Trump administration is considering economic and diplomatic measures against North Korea for now, military options are not off the table.
Rex Tillerson received an icy welcome in Russia even as Trump announced that relations with Russia had soured over the missile attack on Syria, its ally.
The reversals on Russia and NATO could reassure US allies in Europe who were rattled by Trump’s overtures toward Moscow during the campaign.
China, North Korea’s sole major ally and benefactor, has called for a peaceful resolution after a sharp rise in rhetoric between the US and Pyongyang.
It’s not too late to make a deal with North Korea. Ultimately, it’s what Pyongyang wants too.
Trump’s missile strike against Assad’s gassing of Syrians could be the beginning of an international law and consensus against use of chemical weapons.
The US’s federal hiring freeze will be lifted on Wednesday, but agencies will be asked to remain mindful of Trump’s goal to reduce the federal workforce.