Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates

29/07/2017 14:31

U.S. President Donald Trump will sign legislation that imposes sanctions on Russia, the White House said on Friday, after Moscow ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff and said it would seize two U.S. diplomatic properties in retaliation for the bill.

Chainsaw-wielding attacker injures 5 people in Switzerland

24/07/2017 21:18

A manhunt is underway in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen after a chainsaw-wielding assailant injured five people, two seriously, in a violent attack. Police say they are not treating the attack as a terrorist incident.

South Korea seeks new talks with Pyongyang

21/07/2017 21:19

Earlier this month South Korea proposed military talks with the North. The formal initiative from Seoul's new government could lead to the first high-level discussions between the rival states since 2015.

Donald Trump Jr. hires lawyer for Russia probes

11/07/2017 08:03

Donald Trump Jr. has hired a lawyer to represent him in Russia-related investigations, his office and the lawyer said on Monday, as Republicans voiced concern about a meeting between the U.S. president's son and a Russian.

Iraqi PM declares victory over Islamic State in Mosul

11/07/2017 08:01

Iraq's prime minister declared victory over Islamic State in Mosul on Monday, three years after the militants seized the city and made it the stronghold of a "caliphate" they said would take over the world.

Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks route into NATO

11/07/2017 07:59

Ukraine will begin discussions with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on an action plan to get it into the U.S.-led alliance, its leader said on Monday, while the country would work on reforms to meet membership standards by 2020.