Iran US tension escalate

Tensions between Iran and USA has escalated after a US military surveillance drone was shot down by Iranian forces while flying over the Strait of Hormuz at 23:35 GMT on Wednesday (04:05... Read more »

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces

Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a... Read more »

Kim oversees ‘testing of multiple rocket launchers’, Donald tweets his ‘faith in Kim’

‘North Korea conducted a “strike drill” for multiple launchers, firing tactical guided weapons into the East Sea in a military drill supervised by leader Kim Jong un on Saturday’, state media reported... Read more »

North Korea wants Pompeo out of nuclear talks – asks for someone ‘more mature’

North Korea no longer wants U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo involved in nuclear talks, calling for someone who “is more careful and mature in communicating”, state media said on Thursday. The... Read more »

Kim off to Vietnam to meet Trump

North Korean leader Kim Yong Un set off to Vietnam to hold a second summit with US President Donald Trump on Saturday, days ahead of the high-stakes nuclear meeting in Vietnam’s capital... Read more »

U.S. states sue Trump administration in showdown over border wall funds

A coalition of 16 U.S. states led by California sued President Donald Trump and top members of his administration on Monday to block his decision to declare a national emergency to obtain... Read more »

Japan’s PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on U.S. request

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after receiving a request from the U.S. government to do so, the Asahi newspaper reported... Read more »
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) swears in members of the 116th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Talks collapse on border deal as U.S. government shutdown looms

Talks on border security funding collapsed after Democratic and Republican lawmakers clashed over immigrant detention policy as they worked to avert another U.S. government shutdown, a Republican senator said on Sunday. “The... Read more »
President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., watch, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (Andrew Harnik)

Withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in ‘weeks’

The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U.S. commander overseeing American forces in the Middle... Read more »

Trump says to meet North Korea’s Kim in Vietnam in late February

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would hold his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on Feb. 27-28, while giving himself credit for averting a... Read more »