The military’s casualty figure of 160 was much lower than that given by local officials. A municipal official had said on Saturday that 240 bodies had been pulled from the rubble.
The Raqqa campaign appears to be gathering steam as an overlapping US-backed effort in Iraq is drawing closer to driving ISIS from the city of Mosul.
A sampling Trump’s tweets on his plans to repeal Obamacare, followed by comments from Trump on Friday after his fellow Republicans yanked the plan.
Including C-Fam on the US delegation reflects ongoing disagreement between UN member states about the importance of including LGBTI rights in its work.
The Iraqi prime minister said Trump appeared more enthusiastic about battling Islamist extremists than Barack Obama’s administration had been.
The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that 14 million people would lose health coverage under the measure over the next year.
This week’s column looks at articles providing insight into the ongoing migrant crisis by focusing on conditions in Jordan, Greece, the US and Canada.
Unlike the US or French presidential elections, there will be no outright Dutch winner, with up to 15 parties having a realistic chance of winning a seat in parliament.
Foreign ministers and other officials from 25 Caribbean countries met in Havana on Friday to discuss a joint response in the face of Trump administration threats to migrants and trade.
A White House official said Trump and Pence were “open to constructive improvements that maintain the core principles and get the Bill over the goal.”
In small and large events in the US and across the world, women went on strike demanding equality this International Women’s Day.
Syrian refugees have been banned from the US for the next 120 days. Whatever happens next, the country they are fleeing will never be the same again.
As Trump’s travel ban hangs in limbo, what does it mean for science?
Modi, under pressure to create millions of jobs, wants steel to contribute heavily to the government’s target of raising the share of manufacturing in the economy to 25% by 2022
The announcement came as North Korean state media said leader Kim Jong Un had personally supervised Monday’s missile launches by an army unit that is positioned to strike US bases in Japan.
The NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan has repeatedly warned that the effectiveness of police and soldiers to fight the insurgency has been undermined by irregular pay and leave, exacerbated by corruption and weak leadership from commanders.
In a battle waged since the 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act, Republicans including President Donald Trump had vowed to replace the law.
Trump’s initial order caused chaos at airports and was hit with more than two dozen lawsuits, many that claimed it discriminated against Muslims.
Khizr Khan, an American citizen born in Pakistan, said he had not been given a reason as to why his travel privileges were being reviewed.
US shares of Infosys Ltd fell 1.2% and Wipro Ltd edged down 0.2% after the US Citizenship and Immigration Services said it would suspend “premium processing” of the visas for up to six months.
This week’s column looks at some of the different ways people think about hard work – in the US, in India, as white or blue-collar workers, as Dalit women – and the varying importance of it in their lives.
US President Donald Trump accused former president Barack Obama of wiretapping in a series of early morning tweets just weeks into his administration and amid rising scrutiny of his campaign’s ties to Russia.
Muslim students visiting an Oklahoma lawmaker’s office in the state capitol were required to fill out a form that asked if they beat their wives and other questions that offended them, an Islamic advocacy group said.
In his first critical remarks directed at Trump since he took office, Castro termed his trade policies “egotistical” and his plan to build a wall along the Mexican border “irrational.”
Brazil’s top prosecutor wants to investigate senior ministers in President Michel Temer’s cabinet and senators from his PMDB party for corruption.
India’s ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna reached out to the state department to convey his “deep concerns” to the government about recent tragic incidents.
Mexico opened legal aid centres at its 50 consulates across the US on Saturday to defend its citizens, the Mexican government said, amid worries of a crackdown on illegal immigration under US President Donald Trump.
South Korea’s trade minister said on Sunday the government’s responses against discriminating action by China towards South Korean companies will be strengthened and he feels “deep concern” over recent measures taken by Beijing.
Calls for civil resistance against the rise of right-wing populism have emerged. But political activism is more than taking to the streets.
In Africa, the idea of a post-truth era – which by implication fundamentally presupposes the existence of an era in which ‘truth’ was self-evident – is folly.
The economic cost of imposing visa restrictions on millions of US tourists and business travellers who visit EU each year is a major disincentive.
Carried across the desert by her grandsons, under sniper and mortar fire, 90-year-old Khatla Ali Abdallah was one of thousands who braved the difficult and dangerous journey out of ISIS’s shrinking stronghold in the west of the city.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he would stay out of any probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election but maintained he did nothing wrong by failing to disclose he met last year with Russia’s ambassador.
Russia, China, Pakistan, Iran, India and Afghanistan are trying to work together to counter the IS’s regional franchise, but they first need to overcome their suspicion of one another.
By appointing generals to top political posts and hiking defence spending, Donald Trump is imperilling a cherished tenet of the US constitution: civilian control of the military.
US Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign on Wednesday after the Washington Post reported he failed to disclose two meetings he had with Russia’s ambassador before Donald Trump was inaugurated as president.
A judge cleared the way on Wednesday for the widow of the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, to be released from jail.
The rapid start of construction was to be financed, according to the White House, with “existing funds and resources” of the Department of Homeland Security.
Trump denounced intelligence agencies for their assessment that Russia sought to influence the election on his behalf, prompting concerns about his support for them.
Last year, UCSF entered into a $50 million contract over five years with India-based HCL Technologies Ltd to do the work.