Latin America

Mike Pompeo meets Mexico's president-elect Obrador

The US secretary of state met the incoming and outgoing presidents of Mexico while protesters, angry at the US' treatment of immigrants, hounded Pompeo's visit.


'Dump Trump': 250,000 march against US president's UK visit

Hundreds of thousands of people take to the streets of central London to protest against Donald Trump's trip to Britain.

Mueller Probe

US indicts 12 Russians on 2016 election meddling charges

Charges are part of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Moscow's alleged interference in US presidential vote.

United States

US reopens investigation into Emmett Till murder case from 1955

Two men, who later admitted to the civil rights-era murder that had become a symbol of racial oppression and violence, were found not guilty by an all-white jury in Mississippi.

US & Canada

FBI agent Strzok grilled by Republicans in congressional hearing

Strzok was removed from Mueller's inquest into Russian meddling in the US election because of anti-Trump text messages, although Strzok claims his views did not affect the investigation.

United States

US 'confident' it will meet next deadline to reunite families

The Trump administration failed to meet the court-mandated deadline to reunite children under five with their families after being taken from their parents at the US-Mexico border.

Latin America

Illegal guns from the US fuel Mexico's drug cartel violence

Incoming Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wants to impress upon the US Trump administration that the deteriorating security situation is the concern and responsibility of both countries.


The invasion of the baby snatchers

The history of breaking up families in America started not with Trump but the so-called 'discovery' of the new world.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

United Kingdom

Trump arrives in London amid protests, Brexit chaos

Donald Trump landed in London for a four-day visit to the UK where PM Theresa May will host trade talks.

Donald Trump arrives in London amid protests and Brexit chaos

US & Canada

Art exhibit shows New York's Times Square submerged in water

The exhibition by Mel Chin shows the observer the links between the shipping that helped make New York City a global commercial hub and the consumption that drives climate change.

Asia Pacific

US accuses North Korea of illegally smuggling oil products

Washington claims Pyongyang violated restrictions and asks UN to halt all deliveries of oil products to North Korea.

US accuses North Korea of illegally smuggling oil products


Trump pushes NATO allies to double military spending

The demand by US president is in line with his rhetoric against members of key alliance for lack of defence spending.


China vows retaliation against $200bn US tariff threat

Spiraling conflict over US complaints about Chinese policy prompts warnings it might chill global economic growth.

China vows retaliation for latest $200bn US tariff threat


NATO-Trump showdown? What to expect at crucial summit

Funding and upcoming Trump-Putin talks have dominated discussions in the lead-up to Wednesday's summit in Brussels.


Trump, Putin and the elephants in the room

Trump will seek his own version of a 'reset' in relations with Russia. What would that look like?

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara