The United States will notify a first batch of 54 refugees of their acceptance to be resettled within days, a US official has said. The refugees, held on Nauru and Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island in the western Pacific, could arrive in the United States in weeks.
Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it had found that an operation likely based in Russia spent $100,000 on thousands of US ads promoting divisive social and political messages in a two-year-period through May. Facebook, the dominant social media network, said 3,000 ads and 470 “inauthentic” accounts and pages spread polarizing views on topics including immigration, […]
Majlis also envisages measures to support the Iranian armed and security forces as well as those Iranians who would be affected by the US actions, Iranian Deputy Foreign Ministers Abbas Araqchi, who had attended the meeting of the commission, was quoted as saying.
The saga of the Affordable Care Act illustrates how difficult it is to do away with a government program once millions are benefiting.
The Secretary-General reiterated his call on Pyongyang to respond to the South Korea’s proposals to reopen communication channels, particularly military-to-military, to lower the risk of miscalculation or misunderstanding and reduce tensions, he said.
The missile test came a day after the US Senate approved a package of sanctions on North Korea, Russia and Iran. Trump is ready to sign the bill, the White House said on Friday.
Kelly, 67, a retired four-star Marine Corps general, is currently secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and will assume the chief of staff post on Monday.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the entry of American troops onto French soil, and into World War I. This year will also feature participation by US soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines from the Army’s 1st Infantry Division.
After achieving this hopeful step with the governments of Russia and Jordan, President Trump discussed the agreement with many world leaders at the G20 Summit, including President Erdogan Turkey, Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor Merkel.
While taking “note” of the US’ decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, the G20 communique said, “The Leaders of the other G20 members agree that the Paris Agreement is irreversible.”
The new funding brings to over $1.8 billion aid promised by the United States for fiscal year 2017 for the crises in the four countries, where the United Nations has estimated more than 30 million people need urgent food assistance.
Noting that the China-Japan ties have been distracted by complicated factors despite some positive exchanges between the two sides, the Chinese leader said there is no room for compromise on the issues related to history and Taiwan, and Japan shall honour its words in these respects.
Countries have also been negotiating the text of an “action plan” on climate and energy. The question is what the final text will look like.
According to the Global Entry programme, travellers must be pre-approved for the initiative. Kevin McAleenan, Acting Commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection, said: “CBP is excited to offer our flagship Trusted Traveller programme to Indian citizens.” Presently, Global Entry programme is available at 53 US airports and 15 pre-clearance locations.
President Vladimir Putin’s foreign affairs adviser, Yuri Ushakov says while Russia has shown “unusual flexibility,” Moscow’s patience “has its limits.”