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    Trump, Australia's Turnbull move to clear air after tense phone call

    Reuters | Updated at 09:25am on May 05, 2017

    US president Donald Trump held his first-face-to-face meeting with Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday, and declared that they ‘get along great,’ following an acrimonious phone call in January that strained ties between the two allies...

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    US House passes Obamacare repeal in win for Trump

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 01:53am on May 05, 2017

    The US House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly passed a Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, delivering a welcome victory to President Donald Trump after early legislative stumbles....

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    Prince Philip to step down from carrying out royal engagements

    BBC | Updated at 04:14pm on May 04, 2017

    The Duke of Edinburgh is retiring from royal duties this autumn, Buckingham Palace has announced. The decision was made by Prince Philip himself...

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    US photographer captured moment of her death in Afghanistan

    Associated Press | Updated at 01:12pm on May 04, 2017

    The US Army has published the final photo of a combat photographer who captured her own death on camera in an accidental mortar explosion in...

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    Trump order to ease ban on political activity by churches

    Reuters | Updated at 12:40pm on May 04, 2017

    President Donald Trump will take executive action on Thursday to ease a ban on political activity by churches and other tax-exempt institutions as part of...

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    At least 35 killed in Iran coal mine explosion

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:37am on May 04, 2017

    The bodies of at least 21 miners trying to help colleagues trapped after an explosion in a coal mine in northern Iran have been recovered,...

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    N Korea issues direct criticism on China amid nuke dispute

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:23am on May 04, 2017

    North Korea has issued a rare direct criticism of China through a commentary saying its ‘reckless remarks; on the North's nuclear program are testing its...

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    French election: Macron 'more convincing' in final debate

    Reuters | Updated at 09:45am on May 04, 2017

    Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron was found more convincing than far-rightist Marine Le Pen in a key televised debate on Wednesday ahead of this Sunday's decisive...

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    Trump vows to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace

    Reuters | Updated at 09:05am on May 04, 2017

    President Donald Trump has vowed to work to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians as he hosts Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas at the White...

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    At least 21 killed in Iranian coal mine explosion

    Reuters . Ankara | Updated at 01:04am on May 04, 2017

    An explosion in a coal mine in northern Iran on Wednesday killed at least 21 workers and injured 69 others, state media reported. ‘Twenty-one bodies of workers who were killed in the explosion have been taken out of the mine ...So far there have been 69 injured,’ a regional official in Golestan province told the semi-official Tasnim news agency...