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Trump’s communications aide steps down as president grapples with Russia issue

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s communications director is leaving the job, the White House said on Tuesday, as the president considers wider staff changes to try to prevent more political damage from probes into Russia and his presidential campaign. Mike Dubke confirmed reports he had ...

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U.S. President Donald Trump wants South Korea to pay for the $1 billion Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system.

By James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s suggestion that Seoul pay for the THAAD advanced U.S. missile defence system would be an “impossible option,” a top foreign policy adviser to South Korean presidential frontrunner Moon Jae-in said on Friday. Trump told Reuters in an interview on Thursday ...

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U.S. President Donald Trump will either renegotiate or terminate free trade deal with South Korea

By Stephen J. Adler, Jeff Mason and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday he will either renegotiate or terminate what he called a “horrible” free trade deal with South Korea and said Seoul should pay for a U.S. anti-missile system that he priced ...

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Russia calls objective investigation into the chemical weapons attack

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has told the United States it regrets Washington’s opposition to letting its inspectors take part in an investigation into a chemical weapons attack in Syria earlier this month, the foreign ministry said on Friday. It said Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke by phone to U.S. Secretary ...

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Trump National Security aide Flynn resigns over Russian contacts

By Steve Holland and John Walcott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned late on Monday after revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled Vice President Mike Pence about ...

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Trump Vows To Put America First, Root Out ‘Radical Islamic Terrorism’

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, succeeding Barack Obama and taking control of a divided country in a transition of power that he has declared will lead to “America First” policies at home and abroad. ...

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USA Trump Inauguration

By Ayesha Rascoe and Julia Edwards Ainsley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump is preparing to sign executive actions on his first day in the White House on Friday to take the opening steps to crack down on immigration, build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border and roll back outgoing President ...

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UNICEF’s star-studded 70th anniversary event

(Left to right) UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom, UNICEF National Ambassador for India Priyanka Chopra, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Femi Kuti, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Ishmael Beah, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Jackie Chan and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake walk the ‘blue carpet’ ...

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Donald Trump Profile

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Enduring Global Partners in the 21st Century

1) The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and the President of the United States of America Barack Obama met today in the White House during an official working visit of Prime Minister Modi to the United States.  Marking their third major bilateral summit, the leaders reviewed the deepening strategic ...

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