US has warned that it will moderate its commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) if the alliance members do not increase their defence spending, according to media reports. The ultimatum pronounced by new US Defence Secretary James Mattis almost echoed President Donald Trump’s demand that members raise their spending to meet a target […]
Ontario had been arranging to provide critical health care to children who had been denied life-saving surgeries in America due to the U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban this month, media reports said. “We do it from time to time in different ways, so we’re confident we have the ability to provide sick kids with […]
US national security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned over alleged contacts with Russia, the White House had announced. Reports said that Flynn allegedly discussed US sanctions with Russian diplomats before Trump took oath as the President of America. General Joseph Keith Kellogg has been appointed as the interim adviser, replacing Flynn.
The body of missing Toronto filmmaker Rob Stewart, 37 was discovered by volunteer divers with a Florida fire department at a depth of 220 feet, the U.S. Coast Guard tweeted shortly before 6 p.m. on Friday, media reports said. For three full days searchers from the U.S. Coast Guard coordinated by Stewart’s family and friends, […]
Reacting to the recent suspension by the United States of its longstanding refugee programme, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday said resettlement is often “the only possible solution” for people fleeing conflict and persecution, and that the US policy, which bars entry of Syrians into the country, “should be removed sooner rather than later.” […]
The United Nations agencies dealing with global refugee and migration issues on Saturday expressed the hope that the United States will continue its strong leadership role and long tradition of protecting those who are fleeing conflict and persecution. “The needs of refugees and migrants worldwide have never been greater, and the US resettlement programme is […]
At least 10 ISIS and Lashkar-e-Islam militants have been killed in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province. The militants died in separate operations carried out by the US and local forces. While an US airstrike killed at least two ISIS and five Lashkar militants on Friday, three were killed following a clash with the local police force in […]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he had a ‘warm conversation’ with US president Donald Trump. “Had a warm conversation with President @realDonaldTrump late last evening,” Modi tweeted on the phone call with the US leader. Modi said both of them have agreed to work closely in a bid to strengthen bilateral ties between […]