Alan Fisher

Alan Fisher

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

Middle East

Trump defends decision to withdraw troops from Syria

The decision alarmed Washington's allies and Kurdish fighters in Syria who fear it will allow ISIL to regroup.

Trump defends decision to withdraw troops from Syria

US & Canada

Wall Street ends losing streak as stocks regain after two days

The ups and downs of US stock markets have some casting a worried eye at the economy.

Wall Street ends losing streak as stocks regain after two days

Science & Technology

International Space Station turns 20, story of evolution goes on

Reaching for the stars, the International Space Station celebrates 20 years in orbit.

International Space Station turns 20, story of evolution goes on

Jamal Khashoggi

Who ordered the murder of Jamal Khashoggi?

Investigations into the death of Jamal Khashoggi have exposed a series of lies and grisly details, but important questions still remain, including the location of his body and who ordered his murder.

Who ordered the murder of Jamal Khashoggi?

Middle East

Khashoggi case: Turkey claims senior Saudi figures being shielded

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for more information after Riyadh reportedly hands over testimonies of 18 suspects linked to journalist's killing.

Khashoggi case: Turkey claims senior Saudi figures being shielded