BBC | Updated at 08:45am on March 18, 2017
US president Donald Trump has stood by claims he was wiretapped under Barack Obama, telling visiting German chancellor Angela Merkel: ‘At least we have something in common, perhaps...
Reuters . Baden-Baden, Germany | Updated at 01:05am on March 18, 2017
The world’s biggest economies will pledge to jointly fight cyber-attacks on the global banking system, one of the biggest coordinated efforts yet to protect lenders since an $81 million heist of the Bangladesh central bank’s account in 2016...
Associated Press . Addis Ababa | Updated at 12:57am on March 18, 2017
President Donald Trump’s proposed deep cuts to humanitarian aid go against the Global Development Goals the United States committed to in 2015, the European Union’s international development chief warned Friday...
Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:51am on March 18, 2017
The United States on Thursday reiterated its condemnation of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, vowing to maintain related sanctions until Moscow returns the strategic Black Sea peninsula to Ukraine...
Reuters . Honolulu | Updated at 12:05am on March 18, 2017
A defiant president Donald Trump has pledged to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court if necessary to fight for his revised travel ban, parts of which were halted by two different federal judges in recent days...
BBC | Updated at 11:29am on March 17, 2017
Britain’s communications intelligence agency GCHQ has issued a statement denying it wiretapped Donald Trump during the US presidential...
Reuters | Updated at 09:15am on March 17, 2017
Warplanes struck a mosque in the rebel-held village of al-Jina, in northwest Syria, killing at least 42 people and wounding dozens, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said on Thursday...
Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:57am on March 17, 2017
President Donald Trump proposed drastic cuts in spending on the arts, science, foreign aid and environmental protection Thursday, in a security-focused budget blueprint that could struggle to pass Congress..
Agence France-Presse . Honolulu | Updated at 12:46am on March 17, 2017
Federal judges halted Donald Trump’s revised executive order to temporarily close US borders to refugees and nationals from six Muslim-majority countries, dealing the president a humiliating defeat...
Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:20am on March 17, 2017
Myanmar should immediately start letting Rohingya Muslims return home and ultimately close rundown camps for the displaced in its western Rakhine state, a panel led by former UN chief Kofi Annan said on Thursday...