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Ex-national security adviser ducks Senate’s Russia inquiry

Ex-national security adviser ducks Senate’s Russia inquiry

Media captionGen Michael Flynn explains Donald Trump’s appeal during the campaign President Donald Trump’s fired national security adviser has refused to hand over files to a Senate panel probing alleged Russian political meddling. Michael Flynn invoked his legal right against self-incrimination, his lawyers told the committee. The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating possible links between […]

Trump to meet Palestinian leader Abbas in West Bank

Trump to meet Palestinian leader Abbas in West Bank

Image copyright AFP Image caption Rioters threw stones at a protest against Mr Trump’s visit in the West Bank on Monday US President Donald Trump is to meet the leader of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, on the final day of his visit to the Middle East. Israel and the Palestinians have not held direct […]

Sinkhole opens at Trump’s Florida retreat

Sinkhole opens at Trump’s Florida retreat

Image copyright ABC Image caption The sinkhole is directly in front of Mar-a-Lago A sinkhole has opened at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago golf resort in Florida. The town of Palm Beach, where Mr Trump’s retreat is located, tweeted a traffic alert on Monday morning about the 4ft by 4ft (1.2m) road cavity. City officials tweeted […]

Turkey accuses US of ‘aggressive actions’ over brawl

Turkey accuses US of ‘aggressive actions’ over brawl

Media captionProtesters injured outside Turkish embassy in Washington Turkey has blamed US officials for “aggressive and unprofessional actions” and “security lapses” during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit last week. The Turkish foreign minister said it had summoned the US ambassador, John Bass, and asked for an investigation. During the key visit, a brawl erupted between […]

Ex-national security adviser ducks Senate’s Russia inquiry

Ex-national security adviser ducks Senate’s Russia inquiry

Media captionGen Michael Flynn explains Donald Trump’s appeal during the campaign President Donald Trump’s fired national security adviser has refused to hand over files to a Senate panel probing alleged Russian political meddling. Michael Flynn invoked his legal right against self-incrimination, his lawyers told the committee. The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating possible links between […]

Ex-national security adviser ‘to defy Senate Russia inquiry’

Ex-national security adviser ‘to defy Senate Russia inquiry’

Media captionRetired Gen Michael Flynn explains Donald Trump’s appeal President Donald Trump’s fired national security adviser will refuse to hand over files to a Senate panel probing alleged Russian political meddling. According to US media, Michael Flynn plans to invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating possible links between […]

Trump tells Israel Iran will never have nuclear weapons

Trump tells Israel Iran will never have nuclear weapons

Media captionWatch: Donald Trump visits sacred Western Wall and makes Iran warning US President Donald Trump has told Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, that Iran will never have nuclear weapons. He suggested the Iranians thought they could “do what they want” since negotiating a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015. Mr Trump arrived in […]

‘Fire burn and cauldron bubble’: Trump and the glowing orb

‘Fire burn and cauldron bubble’: Trump and the glowing orb

Image copyright European Photopress Agency Image caption The sight of President Trump and his Saudi and Egyptian counterparts around a glowing orb has sparked online jokes An image of US President Donald Trump with his hands placed over a glowing white orb alongside Saudi King Salman and Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi is lighting up […]

Turkey accuses US of ‘aggressive actions’ over embassy brawl

Turkey accuses US of ‘aggressive actions’ over embassy brawl

Media captionProtesters injured outside Turkish embassy in Washington Turkey has blamed US officials for “aggressive and unprofessional actions” and “security lapses” during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit last week. The Turkish foreign minister said it had summoned the US ambassador, John Bass, and asked for an investigation. During the key visit, a brawl erupted between […]

Republicans used race to redraw North Carolina voter maps

Republicans used race to redraw North Carolina voter maps

Image copyright Getty Images The US Supreme Court has ruled that North Carolina Republicans improperly used race as a factor in redrawing 2011 congressional district boundaries. The 5-3 ruling upheld a lower court decision last year forcing legislators to draft new district maps. Two predominantly black congressional districts are invalidated as a result. The case […]

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