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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.

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

FBI director to testify on Russia ties as Trump slams 'fake news'

FBI director to testify on Russia ties as Trump slams 'fake news'

The directors of the FBI and NSA are to give keenly awaited testimony before Congress Monday on what ties President Donald Trump may have with Russia and his explosive allegation that he was wiretapped by his predecessor Barack Obama.

FBI director to testify on Russia ties, alleged wiretap

 The directors of the FBI and NSA are to give keenly awaited testimony before Congress today on what ties President Donald Trump may have with Russia and his explosive allegation that he was wiretapped by his predecessor Barack Obama.

New Zealand expels US diplomat amid police inquiry

The US embassy in Wellington said it did not comment on the specifics of matters under investigation.