Hammond defended the move as a first step in addressing unfair difference in tax treatment between employed and growing numbers of self-employed workers.
Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo said his government has started rolling out social intervention programmes to empower women, and make their lives better.
“It would have been honest for Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to have said it’s best to suspend negotiations until referendum is over,” Anastasiades.
U.S. president Donald Trump’s aides are pressing to complete a strategy review on how to counter Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear threats.
Trump, in Twitter, said he was “sure” Rand Paul would “come along with the new and great healthcare program because he knows Obamacare is a disaster!”
U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration pledged on Tuesday to show “great strictness” over restrictions on Iran’s nuclear activities imposed by a deal with major powers, but gave little indication of what that might mean for the agreement.
Nigeria has advised its citizens against any non-urgent travel to the United States until Washington clarifies its immigration policy, after several incidents in which people with valid visas were denied entry, a presidential aide said
Republican U.S. lawmakers expect to unveil this week the text of long-awaited legislation to repeal and replace the Obamacare healthcare law.
“You can’t contain poverty, catastrophes and migrants with walls, but with cooperation, understanding and peace,” Cuban President Raul Castro said.
U.S. President Donald Trump publicly criticized judges who ruled against him and vowed to fight the case in the Supreme Court.
ANC is in a quandary after President Jacob Zuma voiced his support of the growing call for land to be expropriated without compensation.
China’s military build-up has rattled nerves around the region, particularly because it has taken an increasingly assertive stance in territorial disputes in the East China Sea, the South China Sea and over Taiwan, which China claims as its own.
Britain’s foreign minister Boris Johnson will go to Moscow in the coming weeks to discuss the differences between the two countries over Syria and Ukraine.
Defiant Theresa May is determined to trigger Article 50 within two weeks as planned despite suffering her first Parliamentary defeat over Brexit.
“They (Nigerians) have been arbitrarily raided … More (deportations) will likely follow,” said Dabiri-Erewa, adding that drug offenders among those sent back had been handed over to the Nigerian police.
President Donald Trump: “Each American generation passes the torch of truth, liberty and justice, in an unbroken chain all the way down to the present.”
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change restricting greenhouse gas emissions, putting the deal one step closer to ratification in the country.
Migrants who are denied asylum and refuse to leave will have to face the consequences, Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka said.
Trump’s budget also won’t make significant changes to Social Security or Medicare, according to an administration official.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto´s government has expressed strong opposition to any such move.