The US State Department on Monday issued and then deleted a congratulatory message for an Oscar win by a prominent Iranian director who criticised President Donald Trump’s travel ban as “inhumane.”
Even when ISIS is defeated, unless different groups can repair their relationship, violent extremism will remain, and peace in Iraq will stay elusive.
The White House has said that the early reports coming from Kansas, where an Indian engineer was shot dead and another injured in an apparent hate crime, were “disturbing”.
While the far right is on the march globally, there are signs progressives are stirring from their slumber.
A new crop of populist leaders is reviving a tried and true method of demonstrating leadership – killing people.
Democrats are struggling to recover from an electoral rout in November in which they lost not only the White House, but both chambers of the US congress.
Trump has vowed to increase the US Navy to 350 ships from the current 290 while China has commissioned 18 ships of different varieties in 2016.
Sanctions and warnings have failed to stop Pyongyang’s belligerence.
Before opening fire on Srinivas Kuchibhotla, US navy veteran Adam Purinton shouted “get out of my country,” according to a bystander.
Mexicans are angry at Trump’s calls for US firms not to invest south of the border, insults to immigrants and threats to make Mexico finance the border wall.
Reporters at the Associated Press and Time magazine walked out of the briefing when hearing that others had been barred from the session.
Trump the businessman is at war with Trump the ideologue over the question of Islam.
Under the Trump administration, nearly half a million unauthorized Indians are considered “priorities” for deportation.
Ehlena was born with cerebral palsy, a neurological condition that severely limited her mobility. Wonder was trained to help her balance, retrieve dropped items, open and close doors, turn on lights, take off her coat and other tasks.
LGBT advocates, who argue the state law banning local protections for gay and transgender people is discriminatory, said they were disappointed.
While conservatives celebrate Trump’s role in delivering them victory in November’s election, his agenda veers from traditional right-wing principles like limited government and open trade.
The present preoccupation with controlling social motion through borders is not new– in fact, it is a theme that runs throughout history.
People with disabilities lag behind in employment and health indicators across the world. So severe is the issue worldwide that in 2014 the UN created a Special Rapporteur position to examine the problem, which affects many of the one billion people – about 15% of the world’s population – who have some form of disability.
The incident comes at an awkward time as US President Donald Trump considers whether to continue normalising relations with the Caribbean island.
The US Department of Homeland Security unveiled plans on Tuesday to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, and will seek to send many of them to Mexico if they entered the US from there.
Joaquin Guzmán is Mexico’s worst ‘bad hombre’, but his extradition to the US won’t stop the Sinaloa Cartel.
On President’s Day bomb threats were sent to 11 Jewish community centres, including ones in the Houston, Chicago and Milwaukee.
Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster is a highly regarded military tactician and strategic thinker, but his selection surprised some observers.
First introduced in early 2014, Khan is a Muslim, Pakistani-American teenager who fights crime in Jersey City, directly confronting a “war on terror culture” that regards Muslim-Americans as threats.
East-West conflict over Ukraine is likely to continue to loom large when it comes to Russian foreign relations, especially as there seems no way – short of a third world war – that it is ever likely to relent on the main issue, its annexation of Crimea.
Russian UN envoy Vitaly Churkin was regarded highly by President Vladimir Putin and was always a pugnacious defender of Russian policy, notably its intensive bombing of the Syrian city of Aleppo last year to crush rebels opposed to President Bashar al-Assad.
The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services said the state was more susceptible to flooding because of destructive wildfires that left many areas in northern and southern California with burn-scarred hills.
German-born Kim Dotcom and three co-accused Megaupload executives cost film studios and record companies more than $500 million and generated more than $175 million by encouraging paying users to store and share copyrighted material, according to US authorities.
Trump’s original order which he said was meant to head off attacks by Islamist militants, barred people from seven Muslim-majority countries and sparked worldwide protests.
The main schism in today’s free speech debates pits liberals, advocating unbridled speech as a tool of freedom, against radicals, who unmask unbridled speech as a tool of class privilege. But that rift tells only one story.
Born into slavery and self-taught, Greenfield forced white critics across the US to re-examine their assumptions about the abilities of African-American singers.
A Sudanese man among them said that they had been living and working in Delaware for the past two years. “Nobody cares about us” he told journalists.
Sidin Vadukut’s new book, based on a real case, fails to build a convincing world around its characters, leaving the reader discontented.
Activists called “A Day Without Immigrants” to highlight the importance of the foreign-born, who account for 13% of the US population.
Donald Trump’s executive order triggered chaos at some US and overseas airports, led to international protests, complaints from US businesses and drew more than a dozen legal challenges.
Canada, Australia and the US were the top providers of asylum to Rohingya Muslims who came to Bangladesh from Myanmar before Dhaka stopped the programme around 2012.
The network had irked the socialist government with various reports, including one alleging passports and visas were being sold illegally at Venezuela’s embassy in Iraq.
Barack Obama failed to execute an economic and military pivot to Asia. Will Donald Trump pick up the fumble and run with it?
While American creativity has persisted through the millennia, one group of prolific innovators has been largely ignored by history: black inventors born or forced into slavery.
The US Department of Treasury on Monday labelled El Aissami a drug “kingpin,” accusing him of facilitating shipments by air and sea and having links to drug gangs in Mexico and Colombia.