Violence flares at protest near U.S. Embassy in Lebanon

10/12/2017 19:43

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water canons at protesters near the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon on Sunday during a demonstration against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

UK Businesses Hail Breakthrough in Brexit Negotiations

08/12/2017 19:23

UK businesses have greeted Friday's breakthrough in Brexit negotiations with cautious optimism; 18 months after the Brexit vote, they are hoping that the impending start of phase two of the negotiations, on a trade deal, will allow businesses to operate with more certainty.

Senate approves major tax cuts in victory for Trump

02/12/2017 19:40

The U.S. Senate narrowly approved a tax overhaul, moving Republicans and President Donald Trump a big step closer to their goal of slashing taxes for businesses and the rich while offering everyday Americans a mixed bag of changes.

Merkel Gives Up on 'Jamaica', Sets Sights on Grand Coalition With SPD

28/11/2017 20:52

Germany's Chancellor has abandoned hopes of creating a so-called 'Jamaica Coalition' with the Greens and center-right Free Democrats; instead she will turn to the tested option of establishing a coalition with the Social Democrats, despite initial misgivings among her fellow Christian Democrats and Bavarian CSU allies.

Turkey says Trump must keep pledge on not arming YPG militia

27/11/2017 16:15

A telephone call on Friday between U.S. and Turkish leaders marked a turning point in strained relations between the two countries, but Washington must honor a pledge to end weapons provisions to Syrian Kurdish fighters, Turkey said on Monday.

Thousands stranded as Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

27/11/2017 16:12

Indonesia raised its warning for Bali’s Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday, closed the holiday island’s airport and told residents around the mountain to immediately evacuate, warning of an “imminent” risk of a larger eruption.