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  • US lawmakers clash on Iran intelligence before briefing

    US lawmakers clashed Monday over intelligence on Iran, with an ally of President Donald Trump accusing Tehran of provocations that

  • Trump loses lawsuit

    A US judge on Monday ruled in favor of a US House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump’s financial records

  • Trump should be impeached

    Republican lawmaker Justin Amash said Saturday that he believed Donald Trump has engaged in “impeachable conduct,” becoming the

  • US sends carrier to warn Iran

    The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a “clear and unmistakable”

  • Puigdemont allowed to run for EU polls

    Catalonia’s former president Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain in 2017 after a secession attempt, can contest EU polls this month, a

  • Fresh tension grips Lanka

    Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic Church appealed for calm and an alcohol ban yesterday after clashes between Christians and Muslims in a

  • Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen heads to US prison

    After dramatic appeals and testimony in Congress, Donald Trump’s one-time personal lawyer Michael Cohen was due to report to jail

  • ‘Russia must get out’

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pressed Sunday for Russia to get out of Venezuela, while his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov,

  • US backs Israel 100pc

    President Donald Trump assured Israel on Sunday that it has Washington’s full support after the Jewish state led waves of retaliatory

  • US oil sanctions take effect on Venezuela

    US sanctions came into effect yesterday to block Venezuela’s economic lifeline of oil exports, in what Washington hopes will be a major blow in its fledgling campaign to topple leftist President Nicolas Maduro.

  • Son forgives as parents jailed for life

    A California couple were handed life sentences Friday after admitting to imprisoning and torturing 12 of their 13 children in a grisly

  • ‘It’ll be my team’

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said US diplomatic efforts will continue toward the goal of denuclearization of North Korea, a day after a North Korean official said it no longer wanted to deal with him in talks.

  • I know nothing about WikiLeaks: Trump

    US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not have an opinion about the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who faces the prospect of extradition to the United States over the publishing of secret official information.

  • WikiLeaks: Journalism or not?

    After the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London, his lawyer was quick to characterize it as an assault against the rights of journalists all over the world who seek to uncover secrets.

  • US Homeland Security Secretary resigns

    US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who oversaw President Donald Trump's bitterly con-tested immigration policies during her tumultuous 16-month tenure, resigned on Sunday amid a surge in the number of migrants at the border with Mexico.

  • US labels Iran military group as terrorists

    US President Donald Trump yesterday designated Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a for-eign terrorist organization, marking the first time Washington has formally labeled another country's military a terrorist group.

  • 'Give me a quickie'

    US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he made the controversial decision to recognize Israel's 1981 annexation of the Golan

  • US 'full', can't take more

    US President Donald Trump visited the Mexican border on Friday to deliver a message to would-be illegal immigrants and asylum

  • US to declare Iran's Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group: WSJ

    The United States will designate Iran's Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization, an unprecedented move that would ramp up

  • Tax take from probes exceeds $1.2b: report

    Taxmen in 22 countries worldwide have raked in more than $1.2 billion in fines and back taxes thanks to the 2016 "Panama Papers" leak

  • US okays 24 Seahawk choppers sale to India

    The US has approved the sale of 24 multi-role MH-60 'Romeo' Seahawk helicopters to India at an estimated cost of $2.4 billion, the

  • Trump: Xi 'king' of China

    US President Donald Trump said he called Chinese President Xi Jinping a "king" during a state visit to Beijing in 2017 and that the

  • Arab leaders slam US decision over Golan

    Arab leaders yesterday papered over long-running regional rivalries to condemn a US move to recognise Israel's sovereignty over the

  • Facebook boss urges active govt role

    Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg called Saturday for governments to play a "more active role" in regulating the internet, urging more

  • US awaits details of Mueller report

    US lawmakers yesterday waited for details of a confidential report into an investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has

  • Trump to recognise Golan as its territory today: Israel

    US President Donald Trump will sign an order recognising Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights when he meets Prime Minister

  • US defiant as world bans Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets

    The United States said there is "no basis" to ground Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, after a second deadly crash involving the model in less than five months prompted governments worldwide to ban the aircraft.

  • Hollywood stars, CEOs among dozens charged

    "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman and fellow Hollywood actress Lori Loughlin were among dozens indicted Tuesday in a multi-million dollar scam to help children of the American elite cheat their way into top universities.

  • 'There is still more'

    US-backed fighters have been hoping for weeks that the final day has come for the Islamic State group's "caliphate", but its last tiny

  • Trump brands Democrats as 'anti-Jewish'

    US President Donald Trump blasted Democrats as "anti-Israel" and "anti-Jewish" Friday after they passed a congressional measure