US & Canada

Alibaba seeks to link US and Chinese businesses

The Chinese online sales company Alibaba is one of the global giants of e-commerce. It dwarfs Amazon in transactions - 278 million on its biggest day compared with 37 million on Amazon’s busiest.

Qatar

US: List of demands to Qatar should be reasonable

Tillerson says Saudi Arabia and its allies listed demands and he hopes they will be 'reasonable and actionable'.

US: List of demands to Qatar should be reasonable

US & Canada

US Muslim girl's murder seen by community as hate crime

The murder of a teenage Muslim girl beaten and killed by a bat-wielding motorist near a Virginia mosque has prompted outrage from many who say the teen was targeted because of her religion.

Qatar

US questions real motives behind Gulf blockade on Qatar

Claimed grievances against Qatar are still not listed, prompting 'more doubts' about reasons behind Gulf rift, US says.

US & Canada

Video of US police killing black driver sparks outrage

Police car video of shooting of black motorist released just days after the Minnesota officer was acquitted at trial.

Opinion

Criminalising Standing Rock

It is not the first time US government has used all means necessary to stifle activism and resistance.

Frank Barat

by Frank Barat

Frank Barat

Opinion

The cameras could not save Philando Castile

Cameras will not end black deaths.

Suad Abdul Khabeer

by Suad Abdul Khabeer

Suad Abdul Khabeer

US & Canada

Republican Handel wins key Georgia election

Handel's win avoids Democratic upset by Jon Ossoff in most expensive House race in US history.

US & Canada

Record US heatwave forces airlines to cancel flights

A heatwave across the western United States is breaking records and that is causing concern about the supply of electricity with air conditioners being used heavily.

US & Canada

UN chief addresses global issues in first press conference

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres took office nearly six months ago, at a time of war, 'terrorist' attacks, famine, and worsening climate change.

Middle East

Tillerson's 'transition' remarks prompt protest in Iran

Iran condemns top US diplomat's suggestion of support for 'peaceful transition' of government in Tehran.

Tillerson's 'transition' remarks prompt protest in Iran

Opinion

'He killed my daughter because she is Muslim'

Muslim lives are not taken away because of 'road rage' and 'parking disputes'.

Malak Chabkoun

by Malak Chabkoun

Malak Chabkoun

US & Canada

US Senator McCain: North Korea 'murdered' US student

Chairman of Armed Services Committee, John McCain, says US should not 'tolerate murder of citizens by hostile powers'.

US & Canada

US police: Muslim girl's murder not a hate crime

Many express outrage over Virginia police's decision not to investigate murder of Muslim teenager as a hate crime.

Police: Nabra Hassanen killed in 'road rage incident'

US & Canada

US student freed by North Korea in a coma dies

The University of Virginia student, who was held for over 17 months, was medically evacuated from North Korea last week.