US President Donald J Trump

US Supreme Court lets Trump use disputed funds for border wall

The US Supreme Court hands President Donald Trump a victory by letting his administration redirect $2.5 billion in money approved by Congress for the Pentagon to help build his promised wall along the US-Mexico border even though lawmakers refused to provide funding.

January 6, 2020
January 6, 2020

Trump warns Iran of 'major retaliation'

US President Donald Trump stands by his threat to go after Iranian cultural sites, warning of a "major retaliation" if Iran strikes back for the killing of one of its top military commanders.

July 27, 2019
July 27, 2019

US Supreme Court lets Trump use disputed funds for border wall

The US Supreme Court hands President Donald Trump a victory by letting his administration redirect $2.5 billion in money approved by Congress for the Pentagon to help build his promised wall along the US-Mexico border even though lawmakers refused to provide funding.

July 20, 2019
July 20, 2019

Govt calls Priya Saha’s allegation ‘blatant lies’

The government has termed as "blatant lies" the complaints made by Bangladeshi national Priya Saha to US President Donald Trump claiming that minority communities in the country are exposed to persecution.

June 16, 2019
June 16, 2019

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings

US President Donald Trump once again criticises London Mayor Sadiq Khan, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hours.

May 4, 2019
May 4, 2019

Make America white again

With whisker-thin majorities, Republican candidate Donald J Trump flipped the Democratic bastions of Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania to beat Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 to become America’s 45th president. Obama-Trump voters...

February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019
USA

Trump vows emergency declaration over wall

US President Donald Trump vows to declare a national emergency in an attempt to fund his US-Mexico border wall without congressional approval, a step likely to plunge him into a battle with Congress over constitutional powers.

January 30, 2019
January 30, 2019
USA

Trump says US intelligence 'naive,' 'wrong' on Iran

US President Donald Trump attacks the US intelligence services as "naive" and "wrong" on the threat he says is posed by Iran.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018
USA

Shutdown to last until wall funded

US President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday he would not reopen the government until he gets $5 billion to fund his border wall, as the partial government shutdown dragged into a fourth day.

December 16, 2018
December 16, 2018

Trump to name new interior secy as Ryan Zinke departs

US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has aggressively sought to roll back Obama-era environmental protections, is to leave his post at the end of the year.

October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018

Trump sends 5,200 troops to Mexico border

The United States said on Monday it will send over 5,200 troops to help secure the border with Mexico, a far larger-than-expected