Category: World Politics

Trump Administration Issues New Sanctions on Iran

Trump Administration Issues New Sanctions on Iran

The U.S. Treasury Department has announced new sanctions on Iran in response to the country’s recent missile test launch. Thirteen individuals and 12 entities were sanctioned. Some are based in China, the United Arab...

Donald Trump: US Will Wipe Out ‘Islamic Terror Groups’

Donald Trump: US Will Wipe Out ‘Islamic Terror Groups’

The Trump administration will make defeating “radical Islamic terror groups” its top foreign policy goal, according to a statement posted on the White House website moments after Donald Trump’s inauguration as US president. Trump...

Memorable Moments In US Inauguration History

Memorable Moments In US Inauguration History

Millions of Americans will watch the inauguration of Donald Trump on television Friday. Inauguration Day in the United States is a momentous occasion that follows specific customs and traditions, some of which began at...

African Forces Ready To Enter Gambia If Defeated President Refuses To Yield Power 

African Forces Ready To Enter Gambia If Defeated President Refuses To Yield Power 

Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow will be sworn in sometime Thursday in Banjul, with West African troops ready to cross the border if outgoing president Yahya Jammeh still refuses to give up power. Barrow won...

People Flee Gambia As Presidential Drama Escalates

People Flee Gambia As Presidential Drama Escalates

In Gambia, the National Assembly has extended President Yahya Jammeh’s term by three months under a newly declared state of emergency. The central market in Banjul was deserted Wednesday amid a heavy police presence...

These Lawmakers Will Boycott Trump’s Inauguration

These Lawmakers Will Boycott Trump’s Inauguration

Donald Trump apparently hasn’t accepted the idea, but he is heading into his presidential inauguration on Friday with a historically low approval rating, according to a recent poll. His 40 percent favorability among Americans...

Gambia’s Parliament Extends President Jammeh’s Term By Three Months

Gambia’s Parliament Extends President Jammeh’s Term By Three Months

Gambia’s National Assembly passed a resolution Wednesday allowing President Yahya Jammeh, who lost an election in December, to stay in office for three more months, ratcheting up the crisis in the West African nation....

Trump Meets With Martin Luther King Jr.’s Oldest Son On MLK Day

Trump Meets With Martin Luther King Jr.’s Oldest Son On MLK Day

Donald Trump met with Martin Luther King Jr.’s oldest son Monday to mark the national holiday commemorating the slain civil rights leader’s work — and discuss the president-elect’s war of words with Georgia Rep....

Doubts Persist Over Trump Staying In Office

Doubts Persist Over Trump Staying In Office

Donald J. Trump is just eight days away from being sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States. Yet even as Inauguration Day draws closer, the billionaire businessman continues to be...