WASHINGTON: The new US administration of President Donald Trump said on Friday its trade strategy to protect American jobs would start with withdrawal from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact. A White House statement issued soon after Trump’s inauguration... more »
WASHINGTON: One of the biggest cheers President Donald Trump received from supporters watching his inaugural address on Friday was his call to “buy American and hire American.” It was a moment rich in irony. Many of those supporters were sporting... more »
Washington, USA: Women in pink “pussyhats” flooded into Washington by the train-load Saturday for a massive rights march set to draw hundreds of thousands in defiance of America’s hardline new president, Donald Trump. Metro stations overflowed as trains packed to... more »
Tehran: Many firefighters were killed and others missing under the rubble after the Iranian capital’s oldest high-rise building collapsed Thursday following a blaze, officials said. Rescue workers, soldiers and sniffer dogs were desperately hunting for survivors in the debris of... more »
New US President signs his first executive order after vowing to put ‘America first’.
WASHINGTON: Donald Trump took over Friday as the 45th US president and in doing so inherited the White House Twitter account from outgoing leader Barack Obama. In the first “social media transition” at the White House, Trump became the owner... more »
WASHINGTON: Here are key quotes from US President Donald Trump’s inauguration address. Power to the people “We are not merely transferring power from one administration to another, or from one party to another – but we are transferring power from... more »
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at limiting the “burden” of the Obamacare health law that the incoming US leader has vowed to repeal. During the signing in the Oval Office, Trump’s chief of staff Reince Priebus described... more »