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US restrictions on Chinese investment next front in trade dispute

AFP | President Donald Trump this week is due to launch the next phase of his economic confrontation with Beijing, with new restrictions possible on...

Trump-Kim Summit: History made as both leader convened in Singapore

News Analysis | After a year of threats, name calling and hostile statements, Donald Trump and Kim Jong unmade history by being the first sitting...

Trump’s brash diplomacy faces summit tests

AFP | President Donald Trump embarks Friday on four days of summitry that could tip the world toward trade war or nuclear peace, and perhaps...

Trump hosts first iftar dinner at White House

AFP | Donald Trump hosted his first iftar dinner as president Wednesday, marking the traditional Ramadan fast-breaking meal with Muslim invitees at the White House. Trump,...

Trump hosts Japan PM, five days before summit with Kim

AFP | With less than a week to go before meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, US President Donald Trump plays host Thursday to...

Trump asserts ‘absolute right’ to pardon himself

AFP | US President Donald Trump hardened his defence against the Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation Monday, branding the probe "unconstitutional" and declaring that he...

The other Kim summit: Trump keeps up Kardashian at White House...

AFP | Days away from a historic summit with North Korea's mercurial leader, US President Donald Trump held a White House meeting Wednesday with another...

Trump and Kim raise summit hopes after days of brinkmanship

AFP | Plans for a landmark summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un are moving "very nicely", US President Donald Trump said Sunday, as the...

White House has deal to lift sanctions on China’s ZTE

AFP | US President Donald Trump said Friday he had reached a deal to keep Chinese telecoms giant ZTE running, rolling back some penalties in...

North Korea summit could still happen: Trump

AFP | One day after abruptly pulling the plug on a high-stakes summit with North Korea, US President Donald Trump said Friday the meeting with...

Summit off but Trump-Kim-Moon coin still available

AFP | US President Donald Trump may have called off his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un but you can still order the commemorative...

North Korea still open to US talks despite Trump summit cancellation

AFP | North Korea said Friday it was still willing to talk to the United States after President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled a summit between the...

Trump walks out of ‘Iran Nuclear Deal’

News Analysis | US President, Donald Trump, finally announced to pull out of the Iran Nuclear deal signed in 2015 by his predecessor, Barack Obama....

China’s vice premier to visit US for trade talks: White House

AFP | China's top economic official will visit Washington next week to continue trade discussions, the White House said Monday, as threatened tariffs on billions...

The Price of US Global Dominance – Numerous Human Losses

Firas Samuri | The United States of America considers military presence around the world as one of the key tools for ensuring national interests. The...

Is Trump the most amicable US President Putin will ever see?

M K Bhadrakumar | A fortnight after sacking Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State and a week after kicking out Lt. General HR McMaster from...

Top officials scramble to make Trump-Kim summit a reality

AFP | Senior officials staged a flurry of calls and top-level meetings on Friday as they scrambled to make a proposed nuclear summit between US...

More Chaos in the Trump White House

News Analysis | In an unexpected but not uncharacteristic move by Trump, Rex Tillerson was sacked as the secretary of state and Mike Pompeo, the...

Pakistan better than US at gun control

News Analysis | The president of the United States has vowed to arm teachers and refused to raise the age limit for purchasing guns. The...

Trump Fires Tillerson

News Analysis | Donald Trump has fired his secretary of state Rex Tillerson and replaced him with Mike Pompeo, who was previously the CIA director....

Trump meeting with Kim: His Nixon moment?

News Analysis | Talking to the reporters before flying to Pennsylvania to lead a rally, President of the United States Of America Donald Trump said...

Trade war will bring disaster: China

News Analysis | Top economic advisor to President Xi Jin Ping of China, Liu He, warned that a trade war between the US and China...

US and Pakistan strive to improve relations

News Desk | Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary, Tehmina Janjua, asserted that both Pakistan and the US are thoughtful on the process of reconciliation in Afghanistan. She...

Putin: Russia’s post-Soviet Tsar

AFP | Vladimir Putin, who is set to extend his long rule to 2024 in Russia's presidential election on Sunday, has stamped his total authority...

Trump considers firing daughter & son-in-law

News Analysis | Trump has ‘mused’ of Jared and Ivanka leaving the white house, according to a report by the Washington post. The report came against...

US to hold Islamabad accountable for its actions: White House

News Analysis | President Donald Trump is not satisfied with the progress made by Pakistan in the fight against terrorism and the US is holding...

US & China fighting over a nuclear football?

AFP | The US Secret Service denied Monday reports that one of its agents and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly wrestled with Chinese...

Pakistan complicates US’ Afghan mission

M K Bhadrakumar | The horrific terrorist attacks in Kabul during the last fortnight provoked some exceptionally strong remarks from US President Donald Trump. At...

UK blames protestors as Trump cancels London trip

AFP | The British government blamed the threat of mass protests for President Donald Trump's decision Friday to cancel a visit to London to open...

From Bismarck to Merkel: Why a new rising Germany is good...

M K Bhadrakumar |  The German Question has been at the very core of geopolitics in Europe at least since 1453, a poignant year in...

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