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  • Let ‘Napoleon’ rescue Kurds

    Donald Trump suggested Monday that Syria’s formerly US-allied Kurds could look to 19th century French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte for protection after the US president ordered the departure of nearly 1,000 US troops from the country.

  • Trump defends his lawyer Giuliani

    US President Donald Trump defended his attorney Rudy Giuliani on Saturday as a “legendary crime buster” and “wonderful lawyer” after a media report that prosecutors are investigating whether the former New York mayor broke lobbying laws in his dealings in Ukraine.

  • US detained nearly 1m migrants in 12 months

    US border agents arrested or stopped nearly one million undocumented migrants at the southern border with Mexico in the last 12 months, the most in more than a decade, a top official said Tuesday.

  • 30 Afghans died in May US strikes: UN

    At least 30 civilians were killed when the US bombed several drug-making facilities in western Afghanistan in May, a UN agency said in a report yesterday, though the US military immediately disputed the findings.

  • Hillary hits back after Trump’s election taunt

    President Donald Trump sometimes seems to have not got over his defeat of Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016. He wants to do it again.

  • White House rules out cooperation

    A defiant White House declared war Tuesday against the impeachment investigation of Donald Trump, blasting the process as partisan, illegitimate and unconstitutional and saying neither the president nor his administration will cooperate.

  • Trump to block immigrants unable to pay for healthcare

    The US will block the entry of immigrants without health insurance or the ability to pay for medical bills, President Donald Trump reveals.

  • Cuba decries US Castro ban at UN

    Cuba slammed the United States at the United Nations Saturday for barring former president Raul Castro and his family from entering the

  • ‘Our country is at stake’

    President Donald Trump, the target of an impeachment inquiry over alleged abuse of power, warned supporters Saturday that “our country is at stake like never before.”

  • Trump’s bid to detain migrant kids blocked

    A federal judge in California on Friday blocked a bid by the Trump administration that would have allowed for undocumented migrant

  • White House restricted access to Putin, MBS transcripts: report

    The White House restricted access to the transcripts of US President Donald Trump’s calls containing sensitive conversations with his

  • ‘They are threatened by us’

    Teenage activist Greta Thunberg hit back at critics including US President Donald Trump on Friday, saying their mockery of children

  • ‘Howdy, Modi!’

    Donald Trump yesterday headed to Houston, Texas, to join a major rally of tens of thousands of Indian-Americans, but the US

  • Trump ‘a serial abuser’

    Joe Biden accused Donald Trump of “an overwhelming abuse of power” and called for an investigation into accusations the US leader

  • US, El Salvador sign asylum agreement

    The United States and El Salvador reached an agreement Friday aimed at curbing illegal migration, opening the door for the US to

  • ‘Nothing was wrong’

    US President Donald Trump lashed back at his critics yesterday, as questions swirled in the latest scandal to hit his extraordinarily

  • Trump sees progress

    US President Donald Trump has said that he would meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan’s Prime Minister

  • Khamenei rules out US talks

    Iran’s supreme leader yesterday ruled out talks with Washington after President Donald Trump blamed Tehran for a crippling

  • Trump to join Modi in mass Houston rally

    President Donald Trump will join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a massive gathering of Indian-Americans in Houston, the White House

  • Cambodia arrests more opposition activists

    Cambodian authorities arrested six political activists over the weekend for alleged plots to rally in support of former opposition politician

  • Trump ‘in severe mental decline’: former top aide

    Donald Trump is “in severe mental decline” and “won’t make it” to the next election, a former top aide has claimed. Anthony Scaramucci,

  • US, Turkey conduct safe zone patrols

    The United States and Turkey yesterday began joint patrols in northeastern Syria aimed at easing tensions between Ankara and US-

  • Trump calls off peace talks

    US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he cancelled peace talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders after the insurgent group

  • US: N Korea blocking resumption of talks

    North Korea must stop blocking nuclear talks with the United States before it is too late, the US special envoy to that country said amid

  • 5 dead in US from vaping- related lung disease

    At least five people have died in the United States after vaping, officials said Friday, in an outbreak that has sickened hundreds with

  • Bangladeshi students studying in US

    Bangladeshi students studying in US doubled in 5yrs: Report

    Number of Bangladeshi students studying in higher educational institutions in the United States has been doubled in the last five years, according to USA data.

  • 5 dead, 21 injured

    A gunman hijacked a US postal truck and opened fire at random in the US state of Texas Saturday, shooting dead at least five people

  • 5 dead, 21 hurt in Texas mass shooting

    A gunman hijacks a US postal truck and opens fire at random in the US state of Texas Saturday, shooting dead at least five people and wounding many others before dying in a shootout with officers.

  • US blacklists Iran tanker

    The United States has blacklisted the Iranian tanker Adrian Darya, saying it had “reliable information” it was transporting oil to Syria in defiance of

  • Bar fire kills 23 in southern Mexico

    At least 23 people are killed in a fire at a bar in Mexico's southern port city of Coatzacoalcos, after what could have been an attack on the premises, authorities have said.