An adversary of EU expansion, Vladimir Putin is pleased to see Turkey’s chance of acquiring full EU membership rapidly diminish.
While the Trump administration is considering economic and diplomatic measures against North Korea for now, military options are not off the table.
Rex Tillerson received an icy welcome in Russia even as Trump announced that relations with Russia had soured over the missile attack on Syria, its ally.
The reversals on Russia and NATO could reassure US allies in Europe who were rattled by Trump’s overtures toward Moscow during the campaign.
China, North Korea’s sole major ally and benefactor, has called for a peaceful resolution after a sharp rise in rhetoric between the US and Pyongyang.
It’s not too late to make a deal with North Korea. Ultimately, it’s what Pyongyang wants too.
Trump’s missile strike against Assad’s gassing of Syrians could be the beginning of an international law and consensus against use of chemical weapons.
The US’s federal hiring freeze will be lifted on Wednesday, but agencies will be asked to remain mindful of Trump’s goal to reduce the federal workforce.
Immigrants being held at a facility have begun refusing meals to register their protest against the conditions there and their delayed hearings.
Russia says the chemicals that killed civilians last week belonged to rebels, not Assad’s government, and accused the US of illegal aggression on a false pretext.
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.”