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    Trump tastes failure as US House healthcare bill collapses

    Reuters | Updated at 08:35am on March 25, 2017

    President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the US healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies...

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    Canada lawmakers pass anti-Islamophobia motion

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 12:55am on March 25, 2017

    Lawmakers in Canada’s House of Commons, with strong encouragement from prime minister Justin Trudeau’s government, passed a motion Thursday paving the way for future measures to combat Islamophobia...

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    Pass health bill Friday or he’ll move on

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:48am on March 25, 2017

    Donald Trump warned Republicans that he is done negotiating and wants a vote Friday on dismantling Obamacare, setting up a high-stakes showdown with members of the president’s own party over his embattled health care plan...

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    UN to investigate crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:37am on March 25, 2017

    The top United Nations human rights body agreed on Friday to send an international fact-finding mission to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine state...

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    Egypt's former leader Hosni Mubarak freed

    Reuters | Updated at 04:26pm on March 24, 2017

    Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region, was freed on Friday after six years...

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    London attack: Khalid Masood identified as killer

    BBC | Updated at 02:47pm on March 24, 2017

    Police have identified Khalid Masood as the man who carried out the Westminster attack, as the death toll rose to...

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    US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum

    BBC | Updated at 02:41pm on March 24, 2017

    US president Donald Trump has demanded a make-or-break vote in the house of representatives on Friday on his troubled health care...

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    Spectacular displays for first Southern Lights charter flight

    BBC | Updated at 02:04pm on March 24, 2017

    Passengers on board what is thought to be the first charter flight to view the Southern Lights have been left awestruck by the...

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    Obamacare supporters rally against congressional repeal efforts

    Reuters | Updated at 01:49pm on March 24, 2017

    Supporters of Obamacare staged rallies across the country on Thursday denouncing efforts by president Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders to...

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    Russia calls US charge it may be supplying Taliban ‘a lie’

    Reuters | Updated at 01:47pm on March 24, 2017

    Russia dismissed a US allegation it may be supplying Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan as ‘a lie’ on Friday, saying the charge was an attempt by...