Syrians that remain in the besieged rebel-held neighbourhood of Al Waer are reluctant to leave in the latest Russian-sponsored evacuation deal after hearing from those who travelled in the first convoy.
29 Mar 2017 19:13 GMT | Middle East, War & Conflict
US President Donald Trump will send his federal budget plan to Congress later on Thursday. Trump wants to boost military spending by $54bn. The Department of State faces cuts of 28 percent and other areas could also see big reductions.
16 Mar 2017 06:16 GMT | US & Canada, United States, Politics
Hundreds of additional US soldiers have arrived in Syria to help local forces drive ISIL out of their self-declared capital, Raqqa.
It marks a new escalation in America's war against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant
10 Mar 2017 09:29 GMT | Middle East, War & Conflict
Wikileaks has released thousands of documents it claims come from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Alan Fisher | 08 Mar 2017 05:02 GMT | US & Canada, United States, Politics
Cubans queue for hours to pay tribute to the man they knew as "El Commandante".
Alan Fisher | 29 Nov 2016 15:42 GMT | Fidel Castro, Cuba, Politics, Latin America
As Cuba mourns the life and rule of global icon Fidel Castro, the world waits to see what changes, if any, will be brought to the island nation now that he is gone.
Alan Fisher | 28 Nov 2016 04:56 GMT | Fidel Castro, Raul Castro, Cuba
Results mark climax of Republican candidate Donald Trump's incredible, outrageous and historic election campaign.
Alan Fisher | 09 Nov 2016 13:18 GMT | US Elections 2016, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton
Given the polls, 270 electoral votes for the Republican candidate is unlikely. But impossible?
Alan Fisher | 08 Nov 2016 04:02 GMT | US Elections 2016, Donald Trump, United States, US & Canada, Politics
With just days to go until Election Day, presidential hopefuls crisscross US in final attempt to woo voters.
Alan Fisher | 05 Nov 2016 11:19 GMT | US Elections 2016, US & Canada, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Politics
Republican candidate tells rallies the November 8 election will be like "Brexit five times over".
Alan Fisher | 27 Oct 2016 18:36 GMT | US & Canada, US Elections 2016, Donald Trump, United States
Attacks on media from US politicians is nothing new, but the Republican candidate is taking the hostility to new levels.
Alan Fisher | 25 Oct 2016 19:05 GMT | Donald Trump, US Elections 2016, Politics, US & Canada
A personal journey reveals how anger and fear fuelled the Ebola crisis that ravaged West Africa.
A look at the information wars waged by Israel and its supporters to win the hearts and minds of the American people.
Media, War & Conflict, Israel
Media and the politics of representation in Latin America, from the 'perfect Latin American' to the 'authentic' one.
Media, Politics, Latin America
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.