The United States placed influential Myanmar lawmaker and businessman Aung Thaung on its sanctions blacklist.
The US government announced on Saturday it would recognise same sex marriages in six more states, following an earlier Supreme Court decision not to take up the debate. The announcement from Attorney General Eric Holder means gay and lesbian married couples in those states will have the same legal rights and federal benefits as heterosexual […]
Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that it was too early to discuss cutting the number of US troops stationed in Asia and South Korea, amid increased tensions on the heavily guarded peninsula. The top US diplomat insisted before any such moves could happen North Korea must first show a serious commitment to […]