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US sanctions 17 Saudis allegedly implicated in Khashoggi murder

 12:52 15/11/2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also said Thursday that his agency "will continue to seek all relevant facts, consult Congress, and work with other nations to hold accountable those involved in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi."

Traders gather at the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Stocks fall, US oil snaps 10-day losing streak

 21:25 12/11/2018

Stocks slid Monday, the dollar edged higher and domestic oil prices snapped a 10-day losing streak.

AFP/GETTY / President Trump has railed against immigration, and has sent US troops to the Mexican border

US proposes rule banning asylum for illegal migrants

 19:05 08/11/2018

Illegal migrants entering through the southern US border will no longer be eligible for asylum under a new rule, the Trump administration has said.

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Birthright citizenship not covered by US constitution, ‘will be ended one way or the other’ – Trump

 11:32 31/10/2018

Trump has called the caravans an “invasion” of “very bad thugs and gang members,” and directly asked the marching migrants to “turn around” and apply for citizenship legally.

Civil war has been tearing Yemen apart since 2015. Picture: AFPSource:AFP

Saudi Arabia forcing millions into starvation while world obsesses over murdered journalist

 13:41 29/10/2018

WHILE everyone is obsessing over the gruesome killing of a journalist, Saudi Arabia has been doing something much worse. WARNING: Distressing

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The Real Reasons Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Wanted Khashoggi ‘Dead or Alive’

 00:51 22/10/2018

His death is key to understanding the political forces that helped turn the Middle East from a region of hope seven years ago to one of brutal repression and slaughter today.

A man previously seen with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s entourage arrives at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul on the day Jamal Khashoggi went missing. Picture: APSource:AP

Khashoggi ‘kill squad’ member dies in ‘suspicious’ road accident

 13:07 18/10/2018

A MAN suspected as being part of a team of Saudi security forces who “tortured and killed” journalist Jamal Khashoggi has died in a “suspicious” car accident.

Pastor Andrew Brunson. © AFP

Turkish court frees US pastor Brunson after 2yrs in jail

 11:44 12/10/2018

A Turkish court will release imprisoned US pastor Andrew Brunson, who was jailed for alleged terror links following 2016’s failed coup attempt. Brunson’s arrest has soured US-Turkish relations, with Trump pushing for his release.

Global markets tumble as Trump slams 'crazy' Fed

Global markets tumble as Trump slams 'crazy' Fed

 15:46 11/10/2018

Asian markets plunged Thursday morning following the worst session on Wall Street for months, as US President Donald Trump said the Federal Reserve had "gone crazy" with plans for higher interest rates.


Trump says Chinese 'lived too well for too long'

 11:34 11/10/2018

US President Donald Trump has said his trade policies have hurt China's economy, adding: "I have a lot more to do."


US ends diplomatic visas for UN same-sex partners

 13:07 02/10/2018

The US has announced it will deny diplomatic visas to same-sex partners of foreign diplomats and United Nations employees.

US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau / AFP Image caption Relations between US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have occasionally been fraught

Nafta: US and Canada 'reach new trade deal'

 14:04 30/09/2018

The US and Canada are reported to have reached a deal to reform the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) after last minute negotiations.

'We can't bear any more': US pressure makes Brussel look for SWIFT alternatives, Max Otte says

'We can't bear any more': US pressure makes Brussel look for SWIFT alternatives, Max Otte says

 13:31 27/09/2018

Washington's aggressive policy of sanctions makes it highly necessary for Brussels to find working solutions to protect European countries against the US' unpredictable steps, top German economist and professor Max Otte says.

FILE PHOTO. A Patriot missile launcher in Kuwait. © / Reuters

S-300s in, Patriots out: US to withdraw missiles from 3 Middle East countries – report

 22:52 26/09/2018

The Pentagon will remove four batteries of PAC-3 Patriot missiles from three Middle-Eastern countries, according to the Wall Street Journal. The report said the missiles are needed elsewhere to counter China and Russia.

“I think it’s horrible what the Democrats have done. It’s a con game,” President Trump said of the sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, his Supreme Court nominee.CreditCreditTom Brenner for The New York Times

Trump at UN: Iran 'sowing chaos, death, destruction'

 13:19 25/09/2018

US President Donald Trump has attacked the Iranian leadership, accusing it of sowing "chaos, death and destruction" across the Middle East.

FILE In this file photo taken on Monday, May 9, 2016, Russian the S-300 air defense missile systems drive during the Victory Day military parade marking 71 years after the victory in WWII in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. Moscow will supply the Syrian gove

US warns Russia over missile defense for Syria

 10:16 25/09/2018

President Vladimir Putin discussed the decision by phone on Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Kremlin said.

REUTERS / The sanctions relate to China's purchase of 10 Russian Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets

Chinese anger at US sanctions for Russian weapons purchases

 18:31 21/09/2018

China has told the US to withdraw sanctions on its military over purchases of Russian jets and missiles or "bear the consequences".

US calls UN meeting on undermining North Korea sanctions. Picture: AFPSource:AFP

US calls UN meeting on undermining North Korea sanctions

 12:00 15/09/2018

THE United States has called an urgent UN meeting in response to what is says are efforts by some countries to “undermine” North Korean sanctions.

FILE PHOTO: Flags of Taiwan and US © Tyrone Siu / Reuters

US recalls diplomats from El Salvador, Panama & Dominican Republic over rejection of Taiwan

 23:28 08/09/2018

The recent recognition of Beijing’s One China policy by three Latin American countries has prompted the US to recall its ambassadors from the Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Panama.

FILE PHOTO: North Korean railway workers next to a train © Kyodo / Reuters

US military blocks proposed railway linking North & South Korea

 23:40 02/09/2018

US military officials have put the brakes on a proposed rail project that would connect the Korean Peninsula, underscoring growing differences between Washington and Seoul on engagement with the hermit kingdom.

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