U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a proposal that will include significant changes to the way green cards are allocated, by dramatically reducing the number of family-based green cards and moving towards a points-based (“merit-based”) system that will reward, amongRead More
North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in its second such test in less than a week, and the United States said it had seized a North Korean cargo ship as tensions again mounted between the two countries.
US President Donald Trump said thatRead More
China said on Thursday it will retaliate if US President Donald Trump goes ahead with more tariff hikes in a fight over technology and trade, ratcheting up tensions ahead of negotiations in Washington.
Beijing will be forced to take “necessary countermeasures” if theRead More
The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 200 points and the NSE Nifty dropped below the 11,300 mark in early trade Thursday tracking weak cues from global markets as US-China trade tiff continued to roil investor sentiment.
Ahead of the crucial 11th round of talks aimed at ending the tradeRead More
Washington: On Monday 6th May, US President Donald Trump awarded the ‘Presidential Medal of Freedom’ to Tiger Woods during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House, Washington. This is the highest nation’s civilian honor.Read More
The Donald Trump government in a court filing dated 20 August has confirmed, yet again, that the proposed rule to revoke work permits of H1B spouses - popularly called H4 EAD - is currently in "final clearance and review" process and seniormost officers of the Department of HomelandRead More
Ghazni is a historic and strategically important city in Afghanistan. It straddles the Kabul-Kandahar Highway, and is also close to the tribal areas in neighbouring Pakistan. The unfortunate city has just witnessed a fierce battl between Afghan security forces and the Afghan Taliban. TheRead More
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday said that he holds his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin personally responsible for the alleged meddling into the 2016 general elections. Trump met Putin in Helsinki, Finland on Monday during which he said that he had raised theRead More
China is expected to report a modestRead More
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday pardoned two imprisoned Oregon ranchers whose sentencing on arson convictions sparked theRead More
Since US president Donald Trump adopted the term 'Indo-Pacific', China has time and again expressed its disapproval and even issued demarches to countries participating in the quad. It has always been wary of the "freeRead More
As we inch closer to 2019, one of the biggest political spectacles of our times, the stakes are incredibly high and rising still. And the impact is being reflected in diverse fields. Take international relations. Increasingly, there is nothing to distinguish between political and foreign policyRead More
A sharply divided Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld US President Donald Trump's latest version of ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries - but not only those countries - rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. ARead More
Washington:Harley-Davidson has announced to shift some of the production of its iconic motorcycles overseas against the imposition of steep import tariffs by the European Union, leaving US President Donald Trump "surprised".
Trump, who has been taking up theRead More
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order to end separation of immigrant families on the US-Mexico border, after images of children in cages sparked global outrage. In recent weeks, more than 2,500 such children were separated from their parents.
For now,Read More
US president Donald Trump fired off a volley of tweets on Monday venting anger on NATO allies, the European Union and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau in the wake of a divisive G7 meeting over the weekend.
The escalating clash over trade between Washington and some of its closestRead More
Washington: US president Donald Trump on Thursday said that he was "well-prepared" for the much awaited summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on 12 June in Singapore and asserted that the meeting would be "more than aRead More
Cleveland, Ohio: There may still be at least two games left for the NBA Championship to be decided, but it seems likely that whoever the winners are, their trophy parade will not pass through the White House this season.
This became apparent during the On-Court Media
Washington: The U.S. Senate confirmed Gina Haspel on Thursday to be director of the CIA, ending a bruising confirmation fight centered on her ties to the spy agency's past use of waterboarding and other brutal interrogation techniques.
Haspel was approvedRead More