A group of New York writers and activists is hosting "banned countries" dinners to highlight the cuisine of places targeted by the Trump administration's attempted travel bans. But do open mouths lead to open minds?
The US will resume admitting refugees from countries that it said posed increased security risks. Officials will apply extra vetting to people from the mostly Middle Eastern and African nations.
Donald Trump has won a Supreme Court victory, with seven justices voting to allow his latest travel ban to go into full effect. The administration's selective order has been challenged by rights lawyers as a Muslim ban.
Much of the attention on US President Trump focuses on what he says and tweets. But in his first year in office he has already had a significant impact on key issues affecting people in the US and around the world.
From the standpoint of Asian nations, 2017 clearly marks the decline of the United States as the world's preeminent power — and the unstoppable rise of China as a global superpower, says DW's Alexander Freund.
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