British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled a surprise new policy that aims to transfer a greater share of the cost of caring for elderly people from taxpayers to those recipients who can afford to pay for their own care.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on presidential candidates in the country to always pursue a “people-oriented” policy instead of raising popular slogans just in the run-up to the polls.
A senior member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) has lashed out at US President Donald Trump for his swift policy shift from Washington’s decades-long support for a so-called two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The UK accepts that Bashar al-Assad should be allowed to run for reelection in the event of a peace settlement in Syria, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said, in a dramatic reversal of the British policy stretching back to the early days of the war that the Syrian president must go.
U.S. President Donald Trump's attempt to strip municipalities of federal dollars for shielding illegal immigrants threatens $2.27 billion in annual funds for the nation's 10 largest cities, a Reuters analysis of federal grants found.
The Obama administration on Thursday repealed a measure granting automatic residency to virtually every Cuban who arrived in the United States, whether or not they had visas, ending a longstanding exception to US immigration policy.
Research has shown that policies designed to help the homeless are more popular with the public than those aimed at helping other social groups, including immigrants. But that hasn’t stopped policies that target the homeless and make their lives more difficult, such as banning lying down in public or making it illegal to feed the homeless.
The US policy position on Syria has been exposed as a house of cards by US Secretary of State John Kerry’s testimony before the United Nations on Thursday, says Barry Grossman, an international lawyer and political commentator based in Bali, Indonesia.