Alan Fisher

Alan Fisher

United States

Growing concern in US about political tribalism in Trump era

There's growing concern about political tribalism in the US, after President Trump's press secretary was asked to leave a restaurant in Virginia because of Trump's policies.

Growing concern in US about political tribalism in Trump era

US & Canada

Donald Trump under pressure over immigration crisis

A defiant Donald Trump is sticking to his 'zero-tolerance' policy on immigration.

Donald Trump under pressure over immigration crisis

US & Canada

Donald Trump: Trudeau's criticism will cost Canada 'a lot'

US president also insisted that the viral photo of him with other G7 leaders was 'very friendly'.

Donald Trump: Trudeau's criticism will cost Canada 'a lot'

United States

US-North Korea Summit: Japan pushing for demands to be met

Donald Trump may invite North Korea’s leader to the White House if Tuesday's summit in Singapore goes well.

US-North Korea Summit: Japan pushing for demands to be met

US & Canada

US Justice Department expands probe after Trump 'spy' claim

US President Donald Trump has welcomed an expanded investigation into his claims that the FBI sent a spy to 'infiltrate' his 2016 presidential campaign.

US Justice Department expands probe after Trump 'spy' claim

Middle East

Palestinians commemorate 70 years since Nakba in West Bank

Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians fled or were driven from their homes when Israel was created in 1948.

Palestinians commemorate 70 years since Nakba in West Bank

Middle East

US returns Iraq's stolen artefacts

Nearly 4,000 ancient artefacts that were illegally smuggled to US retailer Hobby Lobby were returned to Iraqi officials in Washington.

US returns Iraq's stolen artefacts

US & Canada

France's Macron begins first state visit with Trump

French President Emmanuel Macron has begun his three-day state visit to Washington, which is likely to be dominated by differences with the United States over trade and the nuclear accord with Iran.

France's Macron begins first state visit with Trump

US & Canada

Senate panel divided over Mike Pompeo ahead of crucial vote

US President Donald Trump's pick to become the next secretary of state, is facing challenges in becoming America's top diplomat.

Senate panel divided over Mike Pompeo ahead of crucial vote

Europe

Turkey-backed FSA encircles YPG-held Afrin

As Syrian FSA fighters take up positions outside Afrin, the International Red Cross is reminding all parties that civilians and evacuees must be treated humanely.

Turkey-backed FSA encircles YPG-held Afrin

US & Canada

Trump speaks to conservatives in CPAC conference

The US president has spoken at the US' largest gathering of conservatives, telling them what they wanted to hear on familiar themes from immigration to North Korea.

Trump speaks to conservatives in CPAC conference

US & Canada

US recognises six Virginia Native tribes after decades-long fight

Six Native American tribes in the US state of Virginia have been granted full federal recognition after a nearly twenty-year-long legal battle.

US recognises six Virginia Native tribes after decades-long fight