President Obama will urge Trump to not damage the peace between US and Cuba, insisting that ‘turning back the clock’ will damage economic prospects.
The famous story of a group of schoolboys trapped on an island is more than a little reminiscent of the real world right now.
Afghan authorities are appealing to local elders in the eastern province of Nuristan to help prevent militants loyal to ISIS from expanding into new territory.
While the lack of an apology could disappoint some US war veterans, Abe hopes the visit will showcase the tight alliance between the former foes.
Trump’s recent choices show he’s abandoning the anti-establishment rhetoric that won him the election in favour of the GOP’s traditional policies.
Since North Korea’s fifth nuclear test on September 9, the US and China have been negotiating a new draft security council resolution to punish Pyongyang
In his early years as a leader, Castro’s Jesuit school education heavily influenced his views on physical education and its value for nation-building.
Given the likely demise of the TPP, the pressure on India to sign bilateral and regional free-trade deals to counter mega-regional trade pacts has eased.
In order to achieve universal health coverage, India must increase its health spending, an investment that can lead to increased workplace productivity and economic growth.
What is tolerance if not the patience to accept that there may be some people whose views deserve criticism by our standards but whom we do not give up on and regard as evil?
Ryan will face an election in January, when all members of the new house, both majority Republicans and minority Democrats, vote on a new speaker.
His warm words for Trump contrasts starkly with the abuse he poured on incumbent Barack Obama, who he told repeatedly to “go to hell”.
The moral and political decay within both the Democrat and Republican establishments is symptomatic of the crumbling US-led, post-1945 world order.
There are many lessons to be learnt from the manner in which the elites perceived the elections in India and in the US
Exploring the life of the first woman to contest for the US presidency.
With the US election over and passions abating, it’s worth asking: how bad are things between the US and Russia and what might Trump realistically do to change the equation?
Malusi Gigaba, the home affairs minister, said that the government is aware of people using South Africa as a logistic hub and a hideout with sleeper cells.
The preferred politician is now someone who has a separate expertise, say commercial or legal, and joins politics to intervene in an existing problem.
Slower growth is making people despair and dividing society, something that Trump has exploited well during his campaign.
Even as we accept the verdict, we need to find ways to move our personal and political lives forward in the face of this tectonic defeat
Hillary Clinton promised more of the same to a nation that, after eight years of the Obama’s presidency, was more unequal and seething with discontent on Left and Right. The last thing it wanted was someone attached to the centre-ground.
No matter who wins on November 8, American society is unravelling and the domestic political order is falling apart.
The impressive credentials of the other nominees is proof those countries understand the role international law plays in world affairs – even as India sees the ILC as just another parking slot for a person from the ‘parivar’.
The show lionises the US’s involvement in Pablo Escobar’s fall, but the untold story is its involvement in his rise and in that of the vast drug business in Latin America.
Analyses that attribute the Trump’s rise purely to economic reasons are missing the importance of demographic change: His campaign is the white man’s (likely) last battle for political control in the US.
History suggests the militants will respond to any discontent with brutality, especially after losing control of the cities of Falluja and Ramadi this year.
The Reuters/Ipsos daily tracking poll showed Clinton’s lead over Trump rising back up, the same advantage she held before the FBI announcement related to her email practices.
In spite of rapprochement with the US, Cuban president Raúl Castro has put his reform agenda on hold. Why the delay?
The real hero of Leonardo DiCaprio’s climate change documentary Before the Flood is Indian environmentalist Sunita Narain.
Increasing skepticism of the US government can either lead to ugly conspiracy theorising or fuel a movement to bend the status quo.
Instead of turning the Russian public against their leaders, as the West had hoped, sanctions seem to have made Russian patriotism take on an increasingly anti-Western character.
The costly reconquest of the city will not significantly impact the group’s transnational strategy.
He also wants to encourage lawmakers to create a government-run health insurance option to help US states where there is little or no competition among private insurers.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said the US would do “whatever is necessary” to defend itself, South Korea and other allies against North Korea.
When asked to choose between the actual candidates, Clinton easily led Trump with 54% of respondents to 21% in a two-way race.
For many on the right, this is no ordinary election but the showdown over who owns and runs the US.
The suffering in Yemen will not stop unless the West stops supporting Saudi Arabia with arms and tacit consent and puts a stop to the war.
A North Dakota judge today refused to authorise riot charges against award-winning journalist Amy Goodman for her reporting on an attack against Native American-led anti-pipeline protesters.
Trump’s apocalyptic view of the world is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
ISIS’s defeat at Dabiq, long a mainstay of the organisation’s propaganda, underscores the group’s declining fortunes this year.