Opinion

Can Mueller's Russia probe bring Trump down?

The biggest threat to Donald Trump's presidency is not Mueller or his band of hungry prosecutors - it is Trump himself.

Daniel R DePetris

by Daniel R DePetris

Daniel R DePetris

Xi Jinping

China proposes to remove two-term limit for president

Communist party wants to amend constitution that will allow President Xi Jinping to stay in power for a longer period.

China's ruling party proposes to abolish presidential term limits

North Korea

North Korea calls new US economic sanctions 'act of war'

North Korea's response comes days after the United States announced the 'heaviest sanctions ever' against Pyongyang.

North Korea calls new US economic sanctions 'act of war'

Mexico

Mexico cancels White House visit after 'heated call'

President Pena Nieto and his US counterpart, Trump, refuse to compromise on who will pay for wall on US-Mexico border.

Mexico cancels US visit after 'heated call' on border wall

Olympics

N Korea delegates arrive in South for Olympics closing ceremony

Among the envoys is a high-ranking official and a diplomat in charge of relations between North Korea and the US.

N Korea delegates arrive in South for Olympics closing ceremony

Europe

Italy elections: Rival rallies spark tensions ahead of vote

Thousands of police have been deployed for protests in Rome, Milan and other Italian cities tasked with preventing clashes between anti-fascist and far-right protesters during an election campaign that has increasingly been marred by violence.

United States

'Slighted for years': West Virginia teachers walk out

Strike over low wages and cuts to benefits will continue on Monday as teachers demand US state takes action.

West Virginia teachers walk out, shutting down all public schools

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.

UpFront

Trump and Russia: Collusion or coincidence?

Former CIA spy John Sipher discusses Russia's hand in the US election, Trump's response and CIA foreign interference.

Trump and Russia: Collusion or coincidence?

United States

Qatar, UAE and Saudi leaders to meet Trump: reports

Several GCC leaders scheduled to visit Washington, DC, in March and April to discuss ongoing crisis.

Trump to hold bilateral meetings with Qatar, Saudi, UAE: reports

Latin America

Brazil army takes over of Rio de Janeiro

Thousands of soldiers, along with police, in Rio de Janeiro are taking control of the west side of the city as part of a wider security operation.

Middle East

Egypt's presidential elections race under way

Egypt will vote for a new president next month and campaigning to win over voters is under way.

US & Canada

Mueller investigation: Former Trump aide pleads guilty

Rick Gates' admission of conspiracy and lying to FBI investigators means he's willing to co-operate and testify against others.

UpFront

Russia elections: President Putin for life?

Before the March election, we debate Putin's Russia with Yevgenia Albats, Vladimir Kara-Murza and Vladimir Pozner.

Russia elections: President Putin for life?

UpFront

Russia and the US: Who is undermining democracy?

Former top CIA agent John Sipher talks election meddling, and we debate Russia's upcoming presidential election.

Russia and the US: Who is undermining democracy?