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Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russia against meddling in US presidential election

Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russia against meddling in US presidential election

Former CIA director John Brennan said today that he warned Russia last summer against meddling in the US presidential election but the Russians went ahead and did it, anyway.

It's time to ask world to step up, pay fair share: Donald Trump

It's time to ask world to step up, pay fair share: Donald Trump

Proposing "deep cuts" in the US' foreign aid, President Donald Trump on Tuesday said it is time to ask the rest of the world to step up and pay its fair share.

United States chief mum on possible Donald Trump pressure on Russia probe

 US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Tuesday sidestepped questions about an explosive report which said President Donald Trump pressured him to help push back against the probe into Russian ties with his campaign.

Deadliest month for Syria civilians in US-led strikes: Monitor

US-led air strikes on Syria killed a total of 225 civilians over the past month, a monitor said today, the highest 30-day toll since the campaign began in 2014.

Donald Trump assures Britain of 'unbreakable commitment' after bombing

Donald Trump assures Britain of 'unbreakable commitment' after bombing

US President Donald Trump telephoned Britain`s Prime Minister Theresa May Tuesday to assure her of America`s "unbreakable commitment" in the wake of a suicide bombing in England that killed 22 people.

Donald Trump calls for peace in Middle East, tougher line against Iran

Donald Trump calls for peace in Middle East, tougher line against Iran

US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he was "honoured" by the invitation extended by Prime Minister Benjimin Netanyahu to visit Israel.

Iran's Rouhani says missile tests will continue 'if necessary'

"Our missiles are for our defence and for peace, they are not offensive. Know that while there is a technical need to conduct missile tests, we will do so and we will ask the permission of no one," Rouhani told reporters in Tehran.

Tillerson says US pressure on North Korea in 'early stages'

The test of what the US military described as a medium- range missile fired from Pukchang, North Korea was the second this week, and the 10th this year.

Step up in fight over 'Islamist extremism', Donald Trump tells Middle East

Step up in fight over 'Islamist extremism', Donald Trump tells Middle East

Donald Trump called on Arab leaders to do their share to fight "Islamist extremism" on Sunday.

Saudi Arabia has made 'encouraging' progress in empowering women, says Ivanka Trump

US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka said on Sunday that ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia has made "encouraging" progress in empowering women but more freedom is needed.

President Rodrigo Duterte says won't allow US to treat Philippines as colony

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said that he would not allow the United States to treat his country as a colony.

Defence deal with Saudi to counter 'malign Iranian influence': Rex Tillerson

Defence deal with Saudi to counter 'malign Iranian influence': Rex Tillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Saturday that arms agreements worth $110 billion signed with Saudi Arabia aim to help the kingdom deal with "malign Iranian influence".

Under siege in Washington, Donald Trump reaps Saudi arms deal, stronger ties

Under siege in Washington, Donald Trump reaps Saudi arms deal, stronger ties

US President Donald Trump sealed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia on Saturday on his maiden foreign trip as he struggled to shift attention from the aftermath of his firing of the director of the FBI.

US President Donald Trump lands in Saudi Arabia for first foreign trip

US President Donald Trump lands in Saudi Arabia for first foreign trip

Dogged by controversy at home, President Donald Trump opened a nine-day foreign trip on Saturday in Saudi Arabia, looking to shift attention from a spiraling political firestorm over his firing of former FBI Director James Comey last week.

UN, US double dealing in criticising missile tests: North Korea

UN, US double dealing in criticising missile tests: North Korea

North Korea has accused the UN and the US of "double dealing" for condemning Pyongyang`s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) tests, a media report said on Sunday.

Missing Indian-origin Cornell University student found dead in New York state

Missing Indian-origin Cornell University student found dead in New York state

A 20-year-old Indian-origin Cornell University student was found dead here after going missing this week.

North Korea says US has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

North Korea`s deputy U.N. envoy said on Friday that the United States needed to roll back its "hostile policy" toward the country before there could be talks between the pair.

Assange hails victory after Sweden drops probe, says prepared to end impasse

Assange hails victory after Sweden drops probe, says prepared to end impasse

Swedish prosecutors dropped an investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday over a rape allegation.

Turkey ready to retaliate against any threats from Syrian Kurdish forces, warns Erdogan

Turkey ready to retaliate against any threats from Syrian Kurdish forces, warns Erdogan

Turkey is ready to retaliate if it faces a threat from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and will not shirk from launching a military campaign if need be, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.

Donald Trump decries Russia probe as greatest witch hunt in US history

Donald Trump decries Russia probe as greatest witch hunt in US history

United States President Donald Trump on Thursday blasted the probe into whether his team colluded with Russia to tilt the 2016 election in his favor as the "greatest witch hunt" in US history.