Donald Trump tells Nato allies to pay up at Brussels talks

Donald Trump tells Nato allies to pay up at Brussels talks

Media captionDonald Trump dresses down Nato leaders for not paying “their fair share” US President Donald Trump has told his Nato allies in Brussels that all members of the alliance must pay their fair share of defence spending. “Massive amounts of money” were owed, he said, voicing a long-held US concern that others are not […]

US air strike on IS killed 105 civilians in Iraq’s Mosul

US air strike on IS killed 105 civilians in Iraq’s Mosul

Image copyright AFP Image caption This photo taken on 26 March shows houses destroyed in the area The United States has admitted that at least 105 Iraqi civilians were killed in an air strike it carried out in Mosul in March. US Central Command (CentCom) said it had targeted two snipers from so-called Islamic State […]

Greek ex-PM Lucas Papademos injured in Athens car blast

Greek ex-PM Lucas Papademos injured in Athens car blast

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police sealed off the junction of Patission and Marnis Street where the car was hit by the explosion Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has been injured by an explosion inside his car in Athens. Reports say the blast may have been caused by a letter bomb. Mr Papademos and […]

Fox’s Sean Hannity loses advertisers after conspiracy theory

Fox’s Sean Hannity loses advertisers after conspiracy theory

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hannity on a visit to the White House briefing room Several companies have pulled adverts from Fox News host Sean Hannity’s show after his coverage of a debunked election murder conspiracy. At least five firms have cancelled commercials, despite Mr Hannity’s pledge to drop the topic on-air. Fox has […]

Housing Secretary Ben Carson calls poverty a ‘state of mind’

Housing Secretary Ben Carson calls poverty a ‘state of mind’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Carson says poverty is ‘a state of mind’ US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson has sparked outrage after describing poverty as a “state of mind”. During an interview with Sirius XM radio on Tuesday, Mr Carson suggested people are poor because they learned the “wrong […]

Manchester attack: Trump calls attacker a ‘loser’

Manchester attack: Trump calls attacker a ‘loser’

Media captionUS President Donald Trump speaking in Bethlehem: “I won’t call them monsters” US President Donald Trump has called those behind the Manchester suicide bombing and other similar attacks “evil losers in life”. “I won’t call them monsters because they would like that term. I will call them losers,” he said in a speech during […]

Trump tells Israel Iran will never have nuclear weapons

Trump tells Israel Iran will never have nuclear weapons

Media captionWatch: Donald Trump visits sacred Western Wall and makes Iran warning US President Donald Trump has told Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, that Iran will never have nuclear weapons. He suggested the Iranians thought they could “do what they want” since negotiating a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015. Mr Trump arrived in […]

Ex-national security adviser ‘to defy Senate Russia inquiry’

Ex-national security adviser ‘to defy Senate Russia inquiry’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena to get the documents President Donald Trump’s fired national security adviser will refuse to hand over files to a Senate panel probing alleged Russian political meddling. According to US media, Michael Flynn plans to invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. The Senate Intelligence […]

Trump urges Muslim leaders to lead fight against radicalisation

Trump urges Muslim leaders to lead fight against radicalisation

Media captionTrump tells Muslim nations to “Drive out the terrorists” US President Donald Trump has urged Muslim countries to take the lead in combating radicalisation in a major speech in Saudi Arabia. “Drive them out of this earth,” he told regional leaders in Riyadh, as part of his first official trip abroad. Mr Trump blamed […]

North Korea in new missile test, South says

North Korea in new missile test, South says

Image copyright Reuters Image caption South Korea said the latest missile resembled the Pukguksong-2 that was tested in February North Korea has conducted another missile test, South Korea’s military has said. The White House said the medium-range missile had a shorter range than those used in North Korea’s last three tests. It comes a week […]

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