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Lebanon forces fire tear gas at protestors near US embassy

Lebanon forces fire tear gas at protestors near US embassy

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water cannons on Sunday at demonstrators near the US embassy as they protested Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Dec 10, 2017, 17:14 PM IST
Pope says 'recognising rights of all people', in Holy Land essential

Pope says 'recognising rights of all people', in Holy Land essential

Pope Francis, speaking to Palestinians ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump`s expected announcement on Jerusalem, said on Wednesday that "recognising the rights of all people", in the Holy Land is a primary condition for dialogue.

Dec 06, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
White House denies Trump bank records subpoenaed

White House denies Trump bank records subpoenaed

The White House has denied that President Donald Trump's financial records had been subpoenaed from Deutsche Bank by the special prosecutor examining allegations of Russian election meddling.

Dec 06, 2017, 08:58 AM IST
Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital, dangerous consequences likely

Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital, dangerous consequences likely

President Donald Trump on Wednesday will recognise Jerusalem as Israel`s capital and set in motion the relocation of the US Embassy to the ancient city, senior U.S. officials said, a decision that upends decades of US policy and risks fueling violence in the Middle East.

Dec 06, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
Germans see Trump as bigger problem than North Korea or Russia

Germans see Trump as bigger problem than North Korea or Russia

Germans see U.S. President Donald Trump as a bigger challenge for German foreign policy than authoritarian leaders in North Korea, Russia or Turkey, according to a survey by the Koerber Foundation.

Dec 05, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
Kushner sets stage for Trump`s Jerusalem decision

Kushner sets stage for Trump`s Jerusalem decision

 US President Donald Trump is close to a decision on whether to recognize Jerusalem as Israel`s capital, his son-in-law and Middle East peace envoy Jared Kushner said Sunday.

Dec 04, 2017, 08:46 AM IST
Twitter stands by Trump's anti-Muslim tweets

Twitter stands by Trump's anti-Muslim tweets

Taking US President Donald Trump`s side once again, Twitter has retracted its previous explanation for why it did not remove Trump`s tweets that included graphic anti-Muslim videos.

Dec 02, 2017, 11:03 AM IST
PM Modi, President Trump express satisfaction over Global Entrepreneurship Summit

PM Modi, President Trump express satisfaction over Global Entrepreneurship Summit

US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a phone conversation, "expressed satisfaction" over the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) the countries co-hosted in Hyderabad late last month, according to the White House.

Dec 02, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
Trump terms Tillerson's ouster as Fake News

Trump terms Tillerson's ouster as Fake News

Quashing the speculation that the White House was hatching a plan to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, United States President Donald Trump has said that `he is not leaving`.

Dec 02, 2017, 07:49 AM IST
Former US security adviser Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying on Russia, cooperates with probe on US President Donald Trump

Former US security adviser Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying on Russia, cooperates with probe on US President Donald Trump

Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about contacts with Russia and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors delving deeper into the actions of President Donald Trump`s inner circle before he took office in January.

Dec 02, 2017, 07:38 AM IST
Trump administration eyes easing student debt protections

Trump administration eyes easing student debt protections

Thousands of students who ran up unpayable debts at for-profit schools are anxiously waiting to see if US President Donald Trump`s administration does away with anti-fraud protections put in place by his predecessor Barack Obama.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
Donald Trump boasts about his presidency: 'Done more than any 10 month President'

Donald Trump boasts about his presidency: 'Done more than any 10 month President'

Trump`s tweet comes in the backdrop of special counsel Robert Mueller`s investigation into the Russian meddling in the 2016 US election

Nov 27, 2017, 07:26 AM IST
Trump names interim consumer agency head, likely sparking showdown

Trump names interim consumer agency head, likely sparking showdown

US President Donald Trump has designated White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau until a permanent director is nominated and confirmed, the White House said on Friday.

Nov 25, 2017, 12:15 PM IST
Michael Flynn could prove to be key asset in Mueller's US campaign probe: Sources

Michael Flynn could prove to be key asset in Mueller's US campaign probe: Sources

Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have halted communications with US President Donald Trump`s legal team, a potentially critical step in the probe into contacts between Trump`s election campaign and Russia, sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday.

Nov 25, 2017, 10:50 AM IST
45 Twitter accounts, spreading propaganda on Brexit and Trump, suspended

45 Twitter accounts, spreading propaganda on Brexit and Trump, suspended

The handles were spreading propaganda related to Brexit, US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Nov 25, 2017, 10:34 AM IST

Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations

Trump previously said that Moore should step aside if the allegations were true.

Nov 22, 2017, 06:55 AM IST
Global Economic Summit, a testament of US-India friendship: Trump's daughter Ivanka

Global Economic Summit, a testament of US-India friendship: Trump's daughter Ivanka

The first daughter conveyed that the US would like to grow the economic and security partnership with India

Nov 22, 2017, 06:33 AM IST
Should have left them in Chinese jail, Trump lashes out at UCLA players

Should have left them in Chinese jail, Trump lashes out at UCLA players

Trump was on Asia tour at the time of the players' arrest and said he personally asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help resolve their case.

Nov 20, 2017, 12:04 PM IST
Trump says he should have left UCLA players in jail in China

Trump says he should have left UCLA players in jail in China

US President Donald Trump on Sunday upbraided the father of one of the three UCLA basketball players who had been detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting, tweeting he "should have left them in jail!"

Nov 20, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
French President Emmanuel Macron warns Europe not to rebuff Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron warns Europe not to rebuff Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron has said US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are threatening Western values of openness and tolerance but isolating them from Europe would be counterproductive.

Nov 15, 2017, 08:31 AM IST