An American scientist who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet, saying that U.S. scientists are facing funding cutbacks that will hurt research.
As Attorney General Jeff Sessions began testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, legislators signaled they hoped to question the country's top law enforcement officer on a wide range of topics, including homegrown terrorism, the rise in opioid deaths and the firing of FBI director James B. Comey.
In the UK, it is all about one thing and one thing only: General elections – 8th June. Mark the date. Long story short, both main parties have declared that they are not going to back down from Brexit and we expect them to respect the public wish.
Who really knows what’s behind the decision by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain to cut diplomatic relations with Qatar, but it would not be far-fetched to suggest these countries and Egypt, Libya and the Maldives, are weaponizing aviation by closing the airspace.
So 2017 is likely to see significant verbal sparring between the US and Cuban governments. But 2018 remains the real game-changer, with Cuban President Raúl Castro due to step down from office.
Mr. Trump comes into office inheriting political realities that are not of his own making – just like every previous president before him.
Bulgaria's prime minister handed in his resignation to parliament Monday after results showed his party losing badly in the presidential runoff, opening the way for an early parliamentary election.
Perplexed foreign ministers from the European Union nations met Sunday to try to assess the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, underlining the uncertainty for America's closest allies over issues as wide-ranging as Iran, Russia and climate change.
The Australian prime minister on Monday confirmed that he did not tell President-elect Donald Trump that the United States had agreed to resettle an unspecified number of refugees languishing at Australia's expense in Pacific island camps.
The 1973 War Powers Resolution Law granted the president authorization to deploy combat forces overseas, but there were restrictions that presidents found unreasonable.