The Trump administration has reportedly chosen retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward as its new national security adviser.
Pressure is mounting on President Donald Trump amid revelations he knew for weeks that his national security adviser misled the White House about his contacts with…
A US federal judge has rejected a last-ditch legal challenge from a Native American tribe to halt construction of the controversial North Dakota pipeline.
An American appeals court ended Tuesday’s session saying it would rule as soon as possible on whether President Trump’s travel ban on refugees and nationals of some mostly-Muslim countries should be…
As the Trump administration appeals the suspension of its controversial travel ban, those affected by the restrictions are using their window of opportunity to get into the United…
By all accounts it was a right dressing down for the Australian Prime Minister on the phone with President Trump
Australia does a lot for the boatloads of refugees trying to land on its shores, but mostly abroad in neighbouring countries, where controversial camps have become dead ends for their inmates, plucked
Donald Trump’s press secretary was providing ‘alternative facts’ when he claimed the billionaire’s inauguration had been witnessed by the largest-ever audience, according to one of the president’s key
Faulty batteries have been blamed by South Korean tech giant Samsung for fires that forced the withdrawal of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.
Authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh is said to have plundered more than 11 million dollars from Gambia before fleeing into exile.
US Environmental Protection Agency accuses Fiat Chrysler of using undeclared software allowing excess diesel emissions on some Jeep and Dodge vehicles
Volkswagen has agreed to plead guilty to US charges that it cheated on diesel emission tests for a decade.
Donald Trump broke his post-election press silence on Wednesday with a pugnacious press conference performance, at one point engaging in a shouting match with CNN.
Bosnian Serb leaders have been celebrating their autonomous republic’s national holiday despite a Constitutional Court ban.
Donald Trump accepts US intelligence agencies’ conclusion that Russia was behind cyber attacks affecting the US presidential election, his incoming chief of staff has…
Russia’s involvement in the US presidential elections was unprecedented according to America’s top spy.
McDonald's cooks up controversy with a food outlet in a building belonging to the Catholic Church in Rome - within sight of St Peter's Square.
Japan's defence minister visits controversial military shrine hours after historic Pearl Harbour ceremony.
Niloofar Rahmani was supposed to return to Kabul over the weekend after a much-publicised stint of 15 months' training with the US Air Force
Israel's Parliamentary Speaker has said the Knesset has not gone, in his words, "Iran-Taliban" following row over the length of womens' skirts.
President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is under scrutiny again after claiming he had personally killed crime suspects when he was a city mayor, to set an example to…
The French Front National leader's call for an end to free education for the children of illegal immigrants has been roundly condemned in France.
US President-Elect Donald Trump has blasted Beijing’s monetary policy and its activities in the South China Sea in a Twitter outburst that will do nothing to mend fences after his controversial phone
The US state says it will act after receiving Jill Stein's petition, but it's thought unlikely to affect Donald Trump's overall win.
Unconfirmed reports say the 83-year-old committed suicide. He had denied accusations that he had raped some of his young teenage models in the past.
The bodies of late Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria have been exhumed as part of a new investigation into the Smolensk plane crash.
An Israeli ministerial committee has voted to support a bill enforcing lowering the volume of loudspeakers calling worshippers to prayer in mosques.
Donald Trump appears to be taking American exceptionalism to new heights as he ponders packing his administration with buddies, business partners and family members.
A monument to Grand Prince Vladimir has been erected near the Kremlin
Germany’s EU commissioner Gunter Oettinger finally apologised on Thursday for a speech in which he called Chinese officials “slitty-eyed” and joked about gay…