Trump meets Russia foreign minister amid Comey controversy

11/05/2017 09:44

Russia's top diplomat met President Donald Trump on Wednesday and praised the U.S. administration as problem solvers, just as the White House drew criticism over the firing of the FBI director who was leading a probe into Moscow's alleged interference in U.S. politics.

In shock move, Trump fires FBI Director Comey

10/05/2017 08:03

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading his agency's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.

South Korea’s liberal presidential candidate declared victor

10/05/2017 07:56

SEOUL, South Korea — Hours after celebrating his election win with thousands of supporters in wet Seoul streets, new South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday was quickly thrown into the job of navigating a nation deeply split over its future and faced with growing threats from North Korea and an uneasy alliance with the United States.

Ex-Obama administration officials to testify in Trump-Russia probe

08/05/2017 22:54

Two officials in former President Barack Obama's administration will testify on Monday in a Senate investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow.

North Korea detains another American citizen, KCNA reports

08/05/2017 09:07

DPRK said on Sunday it has detained another U.S. citizen on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the state, which would make him the fourth American to be held by DPRK amid heightened diplomatic tensions with Washington.

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan confirmed killed

08/05/2017 09:05

The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, was killed in an operation on April 27 conducted jointly by Afghan and U.S. Special Forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar, U.S. and Afghan officials said on Sunday.

Macron favorite in opinion polls as France elects new president

07/05/2017 14:52

After a tumultuous election campaign filled with scandal and surprises, the French public began to vote on Sunday on whether a pro-European Union centrist or an anti-EU, anti-immigration far-rightist will lead them for the next five years.

Macron's French presidential campaign emails leaked online

06/05/2017 12:14

Leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign said on Friday it had been the target of a "massive" computer hack that dumped its campaign emails online 1-1/2 days before voters choose between the centrist and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen.

Softening his approach, Trump helps seal a healthcare deal

05/05/2017 21:56

U.S. President Donald Trump, on his third try at overhauling Obamacare, sent no tweets attacking fellow Republicans, set no deadlines and issued no public ultimatums. Lawmakers who met with him said he spoke with them, not at them.

U.S. House approves tighter North Korea sanctions

05/05/2017 09:35

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation on Thursday to tighten sanctions on North Korea by targeting its shipping industry and companies that do business with the reclusive state.

Syrian rebels reject Russia's proposal for safe zones

05/05/2017 08:41

Syria's armed opposition on Thursday rejected a Russian plan to create safe zones in Syria, calling it a threat to the country's territorial integrity, and said it would also not recognize Iran as a guarantor of any ceasefire plan.