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US gives 'narrow exemption' to India from sanctions on Chabahar for Afghan aid: Official

December 19, 2019 4:55 pm

The Chabahar port -- being jointly developed by India, Iran and Afghanistan -- is considered a gateway to golden opportunities for trade by the three countries with central Asian nations. It is located on the Indian Ocean in the Sistan and Baluchistan province of Iran.

Appeals court puts Trump abortion restrictions on hold again

July 04, 2019 2:01 pm

Trump administration rules, that ban taxpayer-funded clinics from making abortion referrals and prohibit clinics that receive federal money from sharing office space with abortion providers, are on hold again.

US withdraws special tax exemption to Pakistani diplomats

May 31, 2019 5:59 pm

The US' move came after Pakistan imposed restrictions on American diplomats in the country and barred them from visiting the tribal belt and Karachi.

How Trump’s Huawei ban could impact the global tech industry

May 27, 2019 8:05 am

Huawei is in the centre of a US-China trade war, with the Trump administration adding Huawei to a trade blacklist that restricts the company from buying American components and software and doing business with other US companies.

US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns amid Trump's anger over border

April 08, 2019 7:52 am

Trump, who has recently expressed growing anger about the situation at the border, said on Twitter: "Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, and I would like to thank her for her service."

It could be years before US identifies separated families

April 07, 2019 10:50 am

The family separations were a central part of the Trump administration’s effort to deter migrant families from trying to enter the United States through its southern border with Mexico.

US charges Facebook with racial discrimination in targeted housing ads

March 29, 2019 6:40 am

Seeking damages and unspecified relief for harm caused, US Department of Housing and Urban Development said that Facebook also restricted who could see housing-related ads based on national origin, religion, familial status, sex and disability.

US senators pledge to push Trump on Saudis, Jamal Khashoggi's death

March 05, 2019 9:23 am

The Trump administration missed a February deadline to report to Congress on who was responsible for Khashoggi's death. In Saudi Arabia, 11 suspects have been indicted in the murder, and officials have rejected accusations that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing.

Trump administration sued over shift in asylum policy 

February 15, 2019 10:04 am

The lawsuit was filed the day after the US returned the first children to wait in Mexico. Unaccompanied children and Mexican asylum seekers are exempt from the policy.

Donald Trump warns Europeans against trying to evade Iran sanctions

January 28, 2019 1:21 pm

A senior administration official that the US will fully enforce its sanctions and hold anyone accountable for undermining them. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the issue.


Trump is making America great again. Just not the way he thinks

September 18, 2018 7:20 pm

It's nearly impossible to find a silver lining enough to penetrate the dark heart and chaos of the Trump administration. But gosh dang-it! NYT gives it a shot.