United Nations

UN extends mandate for agency supporting Palestinian refugees

UNRWA's mandate overwhelmingly renewed for another three years, despite opposition by US and Israel.

UN extends mandate for agency supporting Palestinian refugees

AJ Impact

US suspends new tariffs after reaching phase one deal with China

Trump tweets that Beijing has 'agreed to many structural changes', adding that phase two talks will begin 'immediately'.

US suspends new tariffs after reaching phase one deal with China

Trump Impeachment Inquiry

What are US articles of impeachment, and what happens next?

US House panel approves two articles of impeachment charging Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

What are US articles of impeachment, and what happens next?

Trump Impeachment Inquiry

House panel to vote on Trump impeachment charges

House Judiciary Committee expected to send two articles of impeachment to full House for a vote next week.

Trump impeachment: House panel poised to approve charges

Opinion

Drugs, guns, and despair: How America is killing Americans

The free market economy has pushed the American population to the brink.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

AJ Impact

Asian shares, pound surge as US-China deal, Brexit give clarity

Financial markets in Asia followed gains on Wall Street after Trump tweeted that he had signed a trade deal with China.

Asian shares, pound surge as US-China deal, Brexit give clarity

AJ Impact

Trump approves US-China trade deal to halt December 15 tariffs

The terms of the deal have been agreed upon but the legal text has not yet been finalized: Bloomberg sources

Trump approves US-China trade deal to halt December 15 tariffs

AJ Impact

Global markets rise on hopes of progress on US-China trade deal

Reports of the United States' willingness to cut tariffs boosted investor sentiment.

Global markets rise on hopes of progress on US-China trade deal

AJ Impact

White House reaches tentative deal on fiscal 2020 funding

The tentative deal between United States Congress negotiators and the White House would prevent a government shutdown.

White House reaches tentative deal on fiscal 2020 funding

United States

US Senate adopts resolution recognising 'Armenian genocide'

Senate approves resolution recognising early 20th century killings of Armenians as 'genocide', a label Turkey rejects.

US Senate adopts resolution recognising 'Armenian genocide'

United States

Investigators probe Jersey City attack as 'domestic terrorism'

The state's attorney general says the 'evidence points towards acts of hate' against Jewish community.

Investigators probe Jersey City attack as 'domestic terrorism'

AJ Impact

US FAA says Boeing is pursuing 'unrealistic' schedule for 737 MAX

An email seen by Reuters suggests Boeing may be trying to force the hand of the Federal Aviation Administration.

US FAA says Boeing is pursuing 'unrealistic' schedule for 737 MAX

Donald Trump

Trump blasted for calling Thunberg's Time honour 'ridiculous'

Trump criticises teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg after Time selects her as Person of the Year over him.

Trump blasted for calling Thunberg's Time honour 'ridiculous'

AJ Impact

US offers to cancel December 15 tariffs on Chinese goods: WSJ

The US offered to suspend tariffs and to cut existing tariffs on $360bn in Chinese goods by as much as 50 percent.

US offers to cancel December 15 tariffs on Chinese goods: WSJ

Opinion

Trump's new executive order promotes white supremacy

Trump seeks to divide the liberal opposition to his presidency by leading an 'anti-Semitism crusade'.

Yoav Litvin

by Yoav Litvin

Yoav Litvin