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Donald Trump pulls US out of Trans-Pacific deal, loosening Asia ties

Washington, Jan 24: US President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing the country from its Asian allies, as China's influence in the region rises.

Fulfilling a campaign pledge to end American involvement in the 2015...

Media 'Delegitimising President From Day 1, Won't Take It', Says Team Donald Trump

Washington, Jan 23: The White House vowed on Sunday to fight the news media "tooth and nail" over what officials see as unfair attacks on President Donald Trump, setting a tone that could ratchet up a traditionally adversarial relationship to a new level of rancor.

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Millions join anti Trump march across US

Washington, Jan 22: More than a million Americans have taken to the streets from New York to Los Angeles to participate in a women's march in an unprecedented rebuke of President Donald Trump's alleged divisive policies and anti-women views.

The protest...

Turkish assembly passes crucial bill to boost Erdogan powers

Ankara, Jan 22: Turkey's parliament has approved a contentious constitutional reform package, paving the way for a referendum on a presidential system that would greatly expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office.

In an all-night session that ended early on Saturday, lawmakers voted...

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Hong Kong withdraws visa-free facility for Indians

Beijing, Jan 21: In a setback to Indian travellers, Hong Kong, a special administrative region of China, has withdrawn the visa-free facility for Indians who will have to complete a pre-arrival registration from Monday. "The Pre-arrival Registration for Indian Nationals will be implemented on January 23. The online...

Trump signs executive order against Obamacare on Day One

Washington, Jan 21: Within hours of taking the oath, new US President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at "minimising the economic burden" of Obamacare "pending repeal", to make good on one of his most impassioned campaign promises of dismantling his predecessor's healthcare law.

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Trump, sworn in as US president, promises to put 'America First'

Washington, Jan 21: Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, succeeding Barack Obama and telling a bitterly divided country he will pursue “America First” policies at home and abroad.

As scattered protests erupted elsewhere in Washington, Trump...

Trump inauguration: Six policemen injured, 217 protesters arrested

Washington, Jan 21: Six police officers were injured and 217 protesters arrested after they smashed windows, damaged cars and threw rocks at security personnel near US President Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony on Friday in Washington DC. At least two police officers and one other person were taken to the hospital...

Washington Braces For Anti-Trump Protests For Today's Inauguration

Washington/New York, Jan 20: Washington turned into a virtual fortress on Thursday ahead of Donald Trump's presidential inauguration, while thousands of people took to the streets of New York and Washington to express their displeasure with his coming administration.

Some 900,000 people, both Trump backers...

50 Top Obama Officials To Work For Donald Trump Administration

Washington, Jan 20: About 50 top officials who have been working in outgoing US President Barack Obama's administration will continue serving in those positions for Donald Trump's incoming government, future White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Thursday.

Spicer said that Trump is aware of...