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Donald Trump scraps DACA: About 6000 Indians may be affected

Donald Trump scraps DACA: About 6000 Indians may be affected

DACA, a program introduced by former US President Barack Obama, permitted the immigrants a renewable two-year allowance to pursue education or job in America

Sep 06, 2017, 00:23 AM IST
New York to sue Trump if he scraps young immigrants program

New York to sue Trump if he scraps young immigrants program

The US state of New York will sue President Donald Trump if he scraps a program shielding from deportation immigrants who came to the US illegally as children, officials said.

Sep 05, 2017, 08:25 AM IST
No evidence Barack Obama wire trapped Trump Tower: US Justice Dept

No evidence Barack Obama wire trapped Trump Tower: US Justice Dept

The United States Justice Department has said that there is no evidence to support President Donald Trump`s claim that his predecessor Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Sep 03, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

Donald Trump rescinds Barack Obama limits on transfer of military gear to police

The Defense Department`s law enforcement support programme has transferred more than $6 billion worth of equipment to police agencies since its inception 25 years ago.

Aug 29, 2017, 10:06 AM IST
Donald Trump signs memo banning transgender recruits from US military

Donald Trump signs memo banning transgender recruits from US military

Last year, former US President Barack Obama had decided to allow transgenders to serve in the US military.

Aug 26, 2017, 10:12 AM IST
Donald Trump threatens to shut down govt for Mexico wall; draws criticism, unnerves markets

Donald Trump threatens to shut down govt for Mexico wall; draws criticism, unnerves markets

In bonds, the benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield slipped to 2.18 percent from about 2.22 percent late on Tuesday.

Aug 24, 2017, 00:01 AM IST

Egypt criticises US decision to cut aid as Kushner visits

Egyptian media however quoted President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi`s spokesman Alaa Youssef as saying the president would meet the delegation.

Aug 23, 2017, 18:24 PM IST
Obama's tweet in response to Charlottesville breaks record

Obama's tweet in response to Charlottesville breaks record

Former US President Barack Obama's response to the weekend's violence in Charlottesville in US state of Virginia, has broken the record for most Twitter likes, with a number of over 3 million on the social media platform.

Aug 17, 2017, 07:57 AM IST
Barack Obama's tweet after Charlottesville violence is the most ‘liked’ in history

Barack Obama's tweet after Charlottesville violence is the most ‘liked’ in history

 Charlottesville in Virginia witnessed violent protests as a white supremacist, alt-right clashed with leftist protestors over the removal of a Confederate statue.

Aug 16, 2017, 15:06 PM IST

Sudan invited to US-Egyptian military exercises: Ministry

In July, the United States postponed for three months a decision on whether to permanently lift sanctions on Sudan over its human rights record and other issues.

Aug 11, 2017, 23:07 PM IST
Indian-born US federal judge orders new searches for Clinton's Benghazi emails

Indian-born US federal judge orders new searches for Clinton's Benghazi emails

 An Indian-born federal judge in the US has ordered the State Department to search more emails which Hillary Clinton sent or received about 2012 Benghazi attack.

Aug 11, 2017, 07:49 AM IST
Barack Obama calls for calm as polling begins in Kenya

Barack Obama calls for calm as polling begins in Kenya

Former US President Barack Obama called for calm in Tuesday's general elections in Kenya, where there are concerns over a possible resurgence of violence stemming from political and ethnic tensions.

Aug 08, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
Russia urges US to fix ties as it cuts American diplomatic staff

Russia urges US to fix ties as it cuts American diplomatic staff

Amid a major diplomatic retaliation unseen since the Cold War era, Russia urged the United States today to show the "political will" to repair ties.

Aug 01, 2017, 00:10 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi unlikely to attend UNGA session in September

The summit was the only forum when Modi and Sharif had come face to face during their visit for the UN General Assembly. 

Jul 26, 2017, 12:22 PM IST

US Republicans' push to roll back Obamacare faces crucial test

A seven-year Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare faces a major test this week in the US Senate.

Jul 24, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
No touching: Canadian Governor-General breaks protocol with hand on Queen Elizabeth

No touching: Canadian Governor-General breaks protocol with hand on Queen Elizabeth

David Johnston, who is the British queen's representative in Canada where she is head of state, joined the likes of former US first lady Michelle Obama in breaching unspoken rules of behaviour when meeting the monarch.

Jul 20, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
US puts new sanctions on Iran over ballistic missile program

US puts new sanctions on Iran over ballistic missile program

The US government said it was targeting 18 entities and people for supporting what is said was "illicit Iranian actors or transnational criminal activity."

Jul 18, 2017, 23:21 PM IST

Despite setback in relations, Cuba to continue dialogue with United States

Castro said that Trump's decisions ignored large sectors of the US and most Cuban emigrants in support of lifting the embargo and normalising bilateral ties, and merely satisfied a small group in Florida.

Jul 15, 2017, 11:11 AM IST

Donald Trump's visit to Britain to be delayed until 2018: Source

Prime Minister Theresa May extended the invitation when she visited Washington just days after Trump's inauguration in January, but a date has yet to be set.

Jul 11, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
Donald Trump, with Vladimir Putin, predicts 'positive things' for US, Russia

Donald Trump, with Vladimir Putin, predicts 'positive things' for US, Russia

Trump's predecessor, President Barack Obama, had notoriously strained ties to Putin, and Trump has expressed an interest in a better US-Russia relationship.
 

Jul 07, 2017, 23:00 PM IST