Pyongyang has carried out repeated missile tests in the past year, prompting an array of countries to demand tougher economic sanctions to push the isolated country towards dismantling its weapons programmes.
China is under pressure by the US to apply more sanctions on North Korea, and quickly, as its missiles programme continues to grow.
While US officials say more than 100 civilians died in the airstrike, local officials and eyewitnesses estimate the number of deaths to around 240.
According to data, citizens of the Muslim-majority countries under the bans received 40% fewer visitor visas in March than in an average month last year.
The Trump administration has resuscitated the ‘New Silk Road’ initiative and and the Indo-Pacific Economic Corridor linking South Asia with Southeast Asia.
Traditionally, US and China have negotiated new sanctions before involving the other 13 UN Security Council members.
The federal appeals courts said that the Wikimedia Foundation had a legal right to challenge the government’s Upstream surveillance programme.
Duterte’s position on the South China Sea issue was ambiguous during his campaign: he shifted from a conciliatory to a more aggressive stance.
US officials, who wished to remain anonymous, doubted if the latest missile test demonstrated a new capability or one that could threaten the US directly.
The report received heavy applause from national news websites and citizens on social media alike.
Flynn invoked his Fifth Amendment constitutional protection against self-incrimination, according to a letter to the Senate committee from his attorney.
No militant group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack in which at least 22 people were killed but ISIS supporters celebrated on social media.
The two intelligence officials refused to comply with Trump’s request to publicly deny any evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Though the devastating WannaCry ransomware attack was a failure on the NSA’s part, current UN cyber norms are far too weak to hold any international actor – let alone the US – responsible.
Investigators remain divided over whether there was a spy within the CIA who betrayed the sources or whether the Chinese hacked the CIA’s covert communications system.
President Trump has called on the new Iranian president to stop supporting activities creating instability in the Middle East.
Only a tiny percentage of detained immigrants have attorneys, leaving even those with solid cases to stay in the US to fend for themselves.
While representatives from the US’s private sector and academic community will be participating, so far it is not clear what role, if any, the US government, the UN’s most important member, will take in the conference.
Relations between Beijing and Seoul had been strained by disagreement over South Korea’s hosting of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defence system.
Atul Kumar Babubhai Patel was taken into custody by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the Atlanta City Detention Centre for two days.
Trump’s denial came after reports by media about a memo written by Comey alleging that Trump requested the probe into Michael Flynn and Russia be closed.
Oscar Lopez Rivera was arrested in 1981 and charged with “seditious conspiracy” for his role in a variety of Armed Forces of National Liberation activities.
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 White House has denied that Trump shared any classified information during his meeting with the Russian foreign minister and ambassador.
The US called this launch a message to South Korea, days after its new president took office pledging to engage Pyongyang in dialogue.
In his first interview since Comey’s dismissal, Trump appeared to try to underscore that Comey’s dismissal was about his performance at the FBI and not about the Russia probe.
Trump said he fired Comey over his handling of an election-year email scandal involving then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
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 State Department has proposed tougher visa scrutiny in a push towards the necessary “extreme vetting” against terrorism according to Trump.
Returning these children to school is a priority for Iraq to end the cycle of sectarian violence fuelled in part by poverty and ignorance, the UN says.
White House spokesperson Spicer stressed the right circumstances for a meeting between the two leaders do not exist right now.
Accused by the US and India for sponsoring the Mumbai attacks through LeT, Saeed was placed under house arrest after years of living free in Pakistan.
The meeting exposed the old division between US and China; the latter wants talks first and action after while US wants concrete action taken.
Congress has until 12:01 am ET on Saturday to pass a bill to fund the government or face a shutdown, which would temporarily lay off federal workers.
Trump, asked if he considered North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un to be rational, said he was operating from the assumption that he is rational.
In March, fewer temporary visas were issued under President Trump’s temporary travel ban which barred seven Muslim majority countries on safety grounds.
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 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.
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.