UN

All eyes on Donald Trump: What to look for in UN debut

US president's first speech to UN General Assembly is expected to cover five big issues.

All eyes on Donald Trump: What to look for in UN debut

Refugees

In pursuit of asylum on the US-Canada border

Amid concerns over Trump's immigration policies, many asylum seekers are turning to Canada for 'protection'.

In pursuit of asylum on the US-Canada border

United States

Trump takes aim at N Korea's 'Rocket Man' on Twitter

US president sends out unbridled tweets, targeting Democratic rival Hillary Clinton and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Trump takes aim at N Korea's 'Rocket Man' on Twitter

United States

Donald Trump brings trimming shears to UN debut

US wants to cut UN budget but troubles in Myanmar, North Korea, and Arab Gulf may dominate annual diplomatic gathering.

Donald Trump brings trimming shears to UN debut

Opinion

Five reasons to like President Donald Trump

The Trump presidency may be the best thing that happened to America since super-white Wonder Bread and Mickey Mouse.

John Sims

by John Sims

John Sims

Business & Economy

Trump blocks Chinese purchase of US semiconductor maker

Decision follows ruling by federal panel against proposed $1.3bn deal between Lattice Semiconductor and Canyon Bridge.

Trump blocks Chinese purchase of Lattice Semiconductor

US & Canada

US Congress urges Trump to address white supremacy

Legislators pass resolution condemning hate groups and call on president to deal with threat in wake of Charlottesville.

Congress challenges Trump to address white supremacy

US & Canada

US Supreme Court allows Trump's broad refugee ban

Top court sides with the US president for now, as it is set to hear arguments over the legality of the order next month.

US Supreme Court allows Trump's broad refugee ban

Asia Pacific

N Korea: US will 'suffer greatest pain' over sanctions

Warning comes as Trump calls latest sanctions only a 'small step' and 'nothing compared' to what will have to be done.

N Korea: US will 'suffer greatest pain' over sanctions

US & Canada

US Senate backs resolution against white nationalists

Senators say Heather Heyer's killing was a 'domestic terrorist attack', calling for measures against hate groups.

US Senate backs resolution against white nationalists

Immigration

Are the hopes of DREAMers set to become nightmares?

Thousands of undocumented youth in the US wrestle with possibility of being forced to leave the only home they've ever known.

Are the hopes of DREAMers set to become nightmares?

Middle East

Trump offers to mediate Gulf crisis to see 'united GCC'

The US and Kuwaiti leaders voice optimism for a diplomatic solution to ongoing dispute between Qatar and its neighbours.

Donald Trump calls for 'united GCC', offers to mediate

Opinion

I'm a DACA recipient and this is what will happen to me

Trump's decision to end the DACA programme will force "Dreamers" like me back in to the shadows.

Rodrigo Pimentel

by Rodrigo Pimentel

Rodrigo Pimentel

US & Canada

'Cruel and reckless': Trump under fire over DACA move

Decision to end DACA draws criticism from civil society groups, tech giants and politicians, including some Republicans.

US & Canada

Dreamers left 'vulnerable' as Trump scraps DACA

Those who have benefited from DACA say the future of nearly 800,000 undocumented migrants are now in limbo.

Dreamers left 'vulnerable' as Trump scraps DACA