Alan Fisher

Alan Fisher

US & Canada

Only Native American running for US presidency

Mark Charles, running as an Independent, among those highlighting importance of Native American rights in US election campaigning.

Only Native American running for US presidency

US & Canada

US weakens endangered species' protection for oil companies

Environmentalists say polar bears and arctic seals could be among those at risk from the new regulations.

US weakens endangered species' protection for oil companies

US & Canada

US president lauds his administration's environmental record

Despite being a climate sceptic, Trump claims the US's environmental record has improved on his watch

US president lauds his administration's environmental record

US & Canada

US politicians say Texas migrant detention centres 'horrifying'

Customs and Border Patrol have dismissed reports of overcrowding and dangerous conditions.

US politicians say Texas migrant detention centres 'horrifying'

Middle East

UN advises 'maximum restraint' in US-Iran dispute

As US puts pressure on Iran over recent attacks and nuclear deal, UN urges both sides to act with caution.

UN advises 'maximum restraint' in US-Iran dispute

US & Canada

President Trump to seek second term in 2020 election

Trump enjoys 90 percent support in the Republican Party, a party he has remade in his own image.

President Trump to seek second term in 2020 election

United States

Press freedom: Politicians blamed for media's woes

Freedom House calls on tech giants and governments to improve transparency which, in turns, improves press freedom.

Press freedom: Politicians blamed for media's woes

US & Canada

Growing number of US sports stars decline Trump invitation

Top athletes decline White House visits over president's policies and attacks on sports personalities.

Growing number of US sports stars decline Trump invitation

US & Canada

US aviation agency queried about Boeing safety concerns

Federal Aviation Administration declares Boeing 737 Max 8 safe following two recent crashes that killed 346 people.

US aviation agency queried about Boeing safety concerns

Middle East

US lawmakers vote to end funding Yemen war

Members of the House of Representatives say the fighting could create long-term instability and pose a future threat to the United States.

US lawmakers vote to end funding Yemen war

US & Canada

US: Pharmaceutical heads urged by congress to curb drug prices

The heads of seven top companies have given evidence before a Senate finance committee on the rising cost of medicines.

US: Pharmaceutical heads urged by congress to curb drug prices

Latin America

Fuel shortages in Mexico after government crackdown on fuel theft

The Mexican government says the disruption will continue as it seeks new ways to beat criminal gangs.

Fuel shortages in Mexico after government crackdown on fuel theft