President Nicolas Maduro sponsored last month’s election of the 545-member constituent assembly over objections from the opposition.
US lawmakers agreed to pass a bill imposing new sanctions on Russia and barring President Donald Trump from easing sanctions on Moscow without Congress’ approval.
Modi’s two-day visit to Washington, where he will be meeting US President Donald Trump for the first time, begins on Sunday
Despite previous reports of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death in US-led airstrikes, neither Moscow nor Washington are able to confirm his death, yet.
The claim stands at odds with President Trump’s undiplomatic accusations against the nation even as his own State and Defence departments try to strike a neutral chord.
The Capitol Pride Parade saw people turning up in huge numbers. The spirit wasn’t dampened even after protesters briefly blocked the route.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that at least 49 people were killed and dozens wounded in the attack, while the US claims only one person died.
Moon, in his first speech as president, said he would immediately begin efforts to defuse security tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Amid rising tensions over the North’s nukes, South Korean media has warned that Trump’s contradictory messages could affect the Seoul-Washington alliance.
While Trump has put in place a new culture of disruptive disagreement, institutional constraints and a vigorous media have combined to subject him to the rites of scrutiny and accountability.
Trump’s advisors met with other finance and economic officials over the need to keep economic borders open and coordinate on global financial regulation.
It’s not too late to make a deal with North Korea. Ultimately, it’s what Pyongyang wants too.
Sean Spicer’s assertion sparked instant outrage on social media and from some Holocaust memorial groups who accused him of minimising Hitler’s crimes.
Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhury’s comments show he wants to ensure Afghanistan doesn’t become a beneficiary of the US’s disenchantment with Pakistan.
Thom Tillis wanted to know if there were enough talented people available in US to fill up the needs of its industries.
The Mosul strike, if confirmed, would be one of the deadliest single incidents for civilians in recent memory in any major conflict involving the US military
Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles marking the seventh anniversary of enactment of Obamacare.
The state department said it would be the first meeting of the full coalition since December 2014, shortly after it was founded.
Under US law, presidents cannot direct wiretapping. The federal government can ask a court to authorise the action, but it must provide a justification.
Republican senator Mike Lee called the new plan “exactly the type of back-room dealing and rushed process that we criticised Democrats for.”
Senior officials say all options ranging from tighter sanctions to pre-emptive air strikes against North Korea will be discussed.
Trump’s order will help the programme for promoting historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) facilitate partnerships with government agencies.
Trump made no mention of one of the main sources of European concern, his friendly overtures during the campaign toward Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The development leaves US President Trump and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis without nominees to head both the navy and army.
The reporters’ group said that it would go ahead with its April 29 dinner, which typically draws movie stars, politicians and business leaders, despite Trump’s absence.
This was the first meeting of the top Indian diplomat with Trump after he was sworn in as the US President on January 20.
The shooter reportedly got into an argument with the victims in a racist tone, and shouted “get out of my country” and “terrorist” before shooting them.
According to US officials the structures built on Spratly islands, which already have military air-strips, could be considered a military escalation.
Donald Trump’s scathing attack on the media came a day after he asserted his administration is “running like a fine-tuned machine” and there is “no chaos”.
A White House official said that Robert Harward, a senior executive at Lockheed Martin, cited family and financial reasons for turning down the job.
Peter Alexander of NBC News, during a news conference, accused Trump of misquoting his victory margin as the largest since Ronald Reagan.
Rights groups said that the raids were not business as usual and were more sweeping than operations conducted by the Obama administration.
Democrats and civil rights and immigration groups have voiced alarm about Sessions, who won by a 52-47 vote largely along party lines.
Only two Republican Senators and two independents supported the Democrats in their opposition to DeVos’ nomination for education secretary.
Japan hopes US defence secretary Jim Mattis’ visit would lead to deeper security ties between the two nations in the wake of North Korea’s nuclear provocations.
Several countries including long-standing US allies like UK and Germany spoke out against Trump’s order calling the measure discriminatory and divisive.
The cancellation, which followed a Twitter war between the two leaders signals a souring of relations between US and one of its most important international partners.
Many ‘sanctuary cities’ which shelter illegal immigrants vowed legal action, arguing that the threatened punishment would be unconstitutional.
Trump’s new administration vowed to prevent China from taking over the contentious South China Sea, Chinese state media hints at assertive action.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement came hours after delaying a crucial vote on an proposal to annex one of the West Bank’s largest settlements..