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Marines' commander in Australia says US remains committed to Asia pivot

U.S. Marines deployed to Australia`s northern city of Darwin reflect President Donald Trump`s continued commitment to a security "pivot" to Asia at a time of heightened tensions, the Marines` commander said on Wednesday.

Apr 19, 2017, 12:05 PM IST

Jim Mattis in Riyadh to boost US-Saudi alliance

The United States and Saudi Arabia have a decades-old relationship based on the exchange of American security for Saudi oil.

Apr 19, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
US Marines arrive in Darwin for Australia, China exercises

US Marines arrive in Darwin for Australia, China exercises

The Australia-US-China military exercises are also aimed at Australia charting a course between its most important security ally the United States and its biggest trading partner China.
 

Apr 18, 2017, 09:22 AM IST
Barack Obama to attend German Protestant church gathering in May: Report

Barack Obama to attend German Protestant church gathering in May: Report

Former U.S. President Barack Obama will attend the annual meeting of the Protestant church in Germany in late May, daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported Tuesday.

Apr 11, 2017, 14:19 PM IST
Hillary Clinton chides Donald Trump on Syrian refugee ban after airstrikes

Hillary Clinton chides Donald Trump on Syrian refugee ban after airstrikes

Hillary Clinton has chided President Donald Trump for ordering massive airstrikes on Syria and said the US cannot in one breath speak of protecting Syrian babies and in the next close America's doors to them.

Apr 08, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

Preet Bharara takes a dig at Donald Trump with criticism and jokes

In his first public appearance since being fired, India-born former top federal prosecutor Preet Bharara took swipes at President Donald Trump, saying "you don't drain a swamp with a slogan" and poked fun at his fixation on crowd sizes.

 

Apr 07, 2017, 12:57 PM IST
Russia denies Bashar al-Assad to blame for chemical attack, on course for collision with Donald Trump

Russia denies Bashar al-Assad to blame for chemical attack, on course for collision with Donald Trump

Russia denied on Wednesday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was to blame for a poison gas attack and said it would continue to back him, setting the Kremlin on course for its biggest diplomatic collision yet with Donald Trump`s White House.

Apr 05, 2017, 21:00 PM IST

US comments on Bashar al-Assad encourage 'more crimes': Syria opposition

Syria's opposition today said the latest comments from Washington softening its line against President Bashar al-Assad were encouraging him to commit more crimes, after a deadly suspected chemical attack blamed on the regime.

Apr 05, 2017, 20:41 PM IST
In landmark meeting, Donald Trump hails Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's 'fantastic job' in Egypt

In landmark meeting, Donald Trump hails Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's 'fantastic job' in Egypt

US President Donald Trump set human rights scandals aside to welcome Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to the White House Monday.

Apr 04, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

Egypt's 'fantastic guy' Sisi to meet Donald Trump

After four years of tension with the United States, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi now has a fan in the White House and on Monday he meets President Donald Trump.

Apr 01, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Two journalists sue Donald Trump over ''kill list''

Two journalists who believe they were on a so-called "kill list" of individuals targeted by the US for deadly drone strikes are suing President Donald Trump and other top administration officials, a media report said.

Mar 31, 2017, 15:46 PM IST
100 percent committed to Paris deal, says China after Trump snubs rules

100 percent committed to Paris deal, says China after Trump snubs rules

China, the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, today reaffirmed that it remains "100 per cent" committed to the landmark Paris climate deal, looking to seize the leadership of global environment policy after US President Donald Trump began dismantling Obama-era policies.

Mar 30, 2017, 00:55 AM IST

China, European Union reaffirm climate pledges after Donald Trump backs away

Nations led by China and the European Union rallied around a global plan to slow climate change on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump began undoing Obama-era plans for deep cuts in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.

Mar 29, 2017, 21:16 PM IST
US President Donald Trump bulldozes Barack Obama's climate legacy with executive order

US President Donald Trump bulldozes Barack Obama's climate legacy with executive order

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Trump strongly believed that protecting environment and "promoting our economy are not mutually exclusive goals."

Mar 29, 2017, 09:21 AM IST
Donald Trump to sign executive order rolling back Obama's climate change measures

Donald Trump to sign executive order rolling back Obama's climate change measures

The order represents a clear difference between how Trump and Obama view the role the US plays in combating climate change, and dramatically alters the government's approach to rising sea levels and temperatures - two impacts of climate change, CNN reported.

Mar 28, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
Popular with Trump, will Jackson stay on the $20 bill?

Popular with Trump, will Jackson stay on the $20 bill?

President Donald Trump's enthusiasm for his 19th century predecessor Andrew Jackson is stoking fears he may cancel plans to replace that controversial president on the $20 bill with abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

Mar 26, 2017, 20:32 PM IST
Obamacare exploding? Maybe just a slow burn

Obamacare exploding? Maybe just a slow burn

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Obamacare was "exploding" after Republican lawmakers shelved legislation that would have dismantled the healthcare law. 

Mar 25, 2017, 08:59 AM IST

US Speaker Paul Ryan dented by healthcare debacle, but keeps support

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday acknowledged the unthinkable for a Republican leader: he could not deliver the votes to repeal and replace Obamacare, even though he and his fellow Republicans had vowed to do so for seven years.

Mar 25, 2017, 08:50 AM IST

Donald Trump demands vote on healthcare plan on Friday

US President Donald Trump has demanded that House Republicans vote on Friday on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, a media report said.

Mar 24, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
FBI chief confirms probe of possible Russian link to Trump's team

FBI chief confirms probe of possible Russian link to Trump's team

FBI Director James Comey confirmed for the first time Monday that the agency is investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election and notably Moscow's possible collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign.

Mar 20, 2017, 23:07 PM IST