Trump to announce immigration, visa restrictions: reports

Trump to announce immigration, visa restrictions: reports

President Donald Trump will sign executive orders starting Wednesday restricting refugees, visas and immigration, making good on his signature campaign pledges, US media reported. Trump is due to speak Wednesday to employees at the Department of Homeland Security — which handles immigration — and sign orders there on refugees and national security, according to The […]

Aleppo evacuation suspended amid sporadic reports of violence

Aleppo evacuation suspended amid sporadic reports of violence

The evacuation of civilians and fighters from east Aleppo was halted on Friday after sporadic reports of violence. Speaking to FRANCE 24, UN special envoy to Syria Staffan De Mistura said the world must focus on avoiding a “final battle” for Aleppo. A World Health Organization official in the war-ravaged Syrian city said the evacuation […]

Trump offers national security post to ex-general Flynn, say reports

Trump offers national security post to ex-general Flynn, say reports

President-elect Donald Trump has offered the influential post of national security adviser to his controversial campaign adviser, former general Michael Flynn, US media reported Trump officials as saying Thursday. Highly respected as a decorated military intelligence officer helping combat insurgent networks in Afghanistan and Iraq, Flynn, 57, later generated widespread criticism for his strident backing […]

Trump denies reports of a transition in turmoil

Trump denies reports of a transition in turmoil

President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday denounced reports of disorganization in the team overseeing his transition to the White House in January, singling out the New York Times for saying world leaders have had trouble getting in touch with him. Trump took to Twitter to list several world leaders he had spoken with since his upset […]

Trump’s embattled campaign chair steps down amid Ukraine reports

Trump’s embattled campaign chair steps down amid Ukraine reports

Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of a campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine. In a statement issued as he arrived in Louisiana to tour the flood-ravaged state, Trump said Manafort offered his resignation Friday morning. The billionaire called Manafort “a true professional.” “I am very […]