The treaty to stop the proliferation of nuclear weapons has been exceptionally successful. Only nine states have them and now efforts are underway to completely rid the world of them.
Since last week’s attack – which like those four years ago came just before dawn when the wind is the calmest and poison gas most effective – residents have activated a night watch to warn others in case of another attack.
More than 3,000 people in 55 countries were condemned to death last year, marking a 56% surge from 2015.
The latest of North Korea’s missile tests came on April 5, when it fired ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast.
As Donald Trump tackles troubles at home, US interventionism is taking over policymaking. The president is now fully embraced by the national security and foreign policy establishment.
The question now is how recent critical changes will impact on-the-ground military strategy.
Born out of a complete disregard for the poor and the state’s refusal to care for the destitute, the cuts proposed in the Trump’s budget are cruel to say the least.
US officials said the military fired dozens of cruise missiles against the base in response to the suspected gas attack in a rebel-held area
Two US warships fired dozens of cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea at the airbase controlled by President Assad’s forces.
The UNFPA has been defunded on the claim that it participates in a programme of coercive abortions and sterilisations in China.
US experts are raging at Trump’s haste, just as Chinese experts are serene they have the upper hand.
There are many obstacles for the US-China summit, such that the American side is simply not ready for a substantive negotiation. But there are also many areas of discussion, including North Korea, the One-China policy and trade.
At the US-China summit, talks about adding pressure on North Korea to drop its arms development are to take centre stage.
The cut marks Donald Trump’s first move to curtail funding for the UN and is likely to raise further questions about how deep those cuts will eventually go throughout the organisation.
US State Department Report Highlights India’s Human Rights Violations, Actions Against Civil Society Groups
The report covers a wide array of issues including corruption, living conditions of death row prisoners and the use of pellet guns in Kashmir.
By making itself indispensable for conversations about Afghanistan, Russia can ensure that the US won’t be able to extricate itself from the longest war in its history without its help.
Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhury’s comments show he wants to ensure Afghanistan doesn’t become a beneficiary of the US’s disenchantment with Pakistan.
They said peaceful protest was people’s fundamental right, but that bills in Republican-governed states sought to stop them exercising that right.
A Republican plan backed by Trump to overhaul the US healthcare system was pulled on Friday after it failed to garner enough support
A US think tank reported over the weekend that the vehicles and trailers at the site could have been used to install a nuclear device for an underground test.
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.