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White House seeks to reassure China after Donald Trump-Taiwan leader call

White House seeks to reassure China after Donald Trump-Taiwan leader call

The White House said on Monday it had sought to reassure China after President-elect Donald Trump's much publicised phone call with Taiwan's leader last week, which the Obama administration warned could undermine progress in relations with Beijing.

Donald Trump speaks to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, earns China's wrath

Donald Trump speaks to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, earns China's wrath

United States President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone on Friday with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan on Friday,  a striking break with nearly four decades of diplomatic practice that could precipitate a major rift with China even before he takes office. 

The Indian right is more moderate than the far-right in West

Amulya Ganguli/IANS

Donald Trump`s victory has been ascribed to the anger of the white working class in the US over the discontent caused by globalisation because of the curtailment of job opportunities.

First commercial US-Havana flight lands in ramped-up travel

Passengers from Miami, wearing straw hats provided by American Airlines with the word "Cuba" on the back, were greeted with welcome signs in various languages.

Castro's death will not likely slow US efforts toward Cuba: White House

Any move to unwind the normalizing relations between the United States and Cuba over the past two years "would deal a significant economic blow" to Cuban citizens.

White House says `no evidence` of voter fraud, despite Donald Trump’s claim

Donald Trump claimed that "millions of people" voted illegally in the November election.

White House to reveal truth about aliens this year?

White House to reveal truth about aliens this year?

If reports are to be believed, US lobbyist Steve Bassett has revealed that the White House is going to announce the existence of aliens soon.

President Barack Obama wants Ukraine deal before his tenure ends

President Barack Obama wants Ukraine deal before his tenure ends

US President Barack Obama said he told Vladimir Putin on Sunday that he wants to reach a settlement that solves the Ukraine crisis before he leaves office in January.

This is not the apocalypse: Obama to White House staffers on Trump win

This is not the apocalypse: Obama to White House staffers on Trump win

"I don't believe in apocalyptic -- until the apocalypse comes. I think nothing is the end of the world until the end of the world," the US President said.

White House warns Syria, Russia on 'heinous' bombings in Aleppo

White House warns Syria, Russia on 'heinous' bombings in Aleppo

"The United States condemns in the strongest terms these horrific attacks against medical infrastructure and humanitarian aid workers.," the US said.

Donald Trump defends decision to settle Trump University lawsuits

Donald Trump defends decision to settle Trump University lawsuits

Trump agreed on Friday to pay $25 million to settle the lawsuits.

Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrated at White House

Guru Nanak Jayanti was celebrated at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in the South Court Auditorium of the White House yesterday.

West Virginia mayor resigns after racist Michelle Obama Facebook post

The mayor of Clay in West Virginia has resigned and another county official is out following their exchange over a racist Facebook post that compared first lady Michelle Obama to an "ape in heels".

Donald Trump's legacy: Making racism, xenophobia chic

Ashok Easwaran/IANS

In a 2008 interview with Barack Obama, two weeks before he was elected Americas President, I had asked him why a democracy over 200 years old was fixated over issues like its "first black president.

Trump names Priebus, Bannon to key White House roles

Trump names Priebus, Bannon to key White House roles

Trump, who would be sworn in as the 45th President of the US on January 20, made the announcement which will set the tone for the new White House.

Barack Obama is terrific, has great sense of humour: Donald Trump

Barack Obama is terrific, has great sense of humour: Donald Trump

Terming outgoing US President Barack Obama as "terrific" who has a "great sense of humour", President-elect Donald Trump has said they did not talk about the bitterness of the recently-concluded election campaign during their meeting but discussed some tough subjects.

Anti-Donald Trump protests continue for 5th day across US

Anti-Donald Trump protests continue for 5th day across US

Anti-Donald Trump protests continued for the fifth day across the US opposing the Republican`s shocking victory in last week`s presidential election.

Donald Trump plans to split time between White House and his Manhattan penthouse: Report

Donald Trump plans to split time between White House and his Manhattan penthouse: Report

Donald Trump may not live in the White House full-time after assuming the US Presidency in January and is discussing with his advisers about splitting his time between Washington and his penthouse apartment in Manhattan, a media report said.

Obama to meet Xi, European allies next week: White House

Obama to meet Xi, European allies next week: White House

Obama is expected to meet the leaders of Britain, France and Germany during a visit to Berlin and will hold a bilateral meeting with China's leader.

Edward Snowden urges people to work together, not to fear Donald Trump

Edward Snowden urges people to work together, not to fear Donald Trump

"If we want to have a better world, we cannot hope for an Obama and we should not fear a Donald Trump. Rather we should build it ourselves," Snowden said late Thursday, addressing an audience in the Netherlands in a live video chat from Russia.