Alan Fisher

Alan Fisher

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

US & Canada

White House aide Rob Porter resigns over abuse claims

White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned on Wednesday, a day after a British newspaper reported allegations from two ex-wives of physical and verbal abuse.

White House aide Rob Porter resigns over abuse claims

United States

US: Nunes' memo could be published on Friday

A controversial memo about the way the FBI and Justice Department investigated alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is expected to be released on Friday.

US: Nunes' memo could be published on Friday

United States

A divided US grows further apart after Trump's first year

A new poll published to mark one year since the inauguration shows the problem of a divided nation under Trump.

A divided US grows further apart after Trump's first year

United States

Mike Pence in the Middle East on a three-day trip

The US vice president hopes to convince regional powers that Donald Trump is still an honest broker, but the Palestinian leaders have snubbed his visit.

Mike Pence in the Middle East on a three-day trip