United States

Microsoft 'thwarts Russian political hacking attack'

Six fake websites linked to hacker group associated with Russia shut down by software giant's digital crimes unit.

Microsoft: Russia hackers' attack on US political groups thwarted

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.

Special series

Unfair Game: How Trump Won

Big data politics and how the American public was tricked into opening the doors of the White House to Donald Trump.

Donald Trump

US to investigate 'FBI spying' on Trump campaign

Justice Department probe follows US president's call to check 'infiltration' allegedly ordered by Obama administration.

US to investigate 'FBI spying' on Trump campaign

US Elections 2016

Trump Organization 'subpoenaed for Russia documents'

Demand marks the first direct requests for documents from the organisation by the special investigation led by Mueller.

Russia

'Blather': Lavrov dismisses charges of US vote meddling

Russian foreign minister dismisses accusations of Moscow interference in the 2016 US presidential as 'blather'.

United States

Steve Bannon questioned in Russia-Trump probes

Former White House official interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller for more than 20 hours, reports say.

Steve Bannon questioned in Russia-Trump probes

United States

CIA: Russia will try to influence US midterm elections

US intelligence chief Pompeo said Russia would try to influence the midterm elections.

CIA: Russia will try to influence US midterm elections

Latin America

Ecuador leader calls Julian Assange a 'problem'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has strained the patience of his hosts since taking up the offer of asylum in 2012.

Ecuador leader calls Julian Assange a 'problem'

Donald Trump

Trump-Russia collusion: Steve Bannon testifies

Bannon testifies before House committee probing Russia campaign links.

Trump-Russia collusion: Steve Bannon testifies

Elections

US: Groups warn voter suppression only getting worse

One year since the 2016 presidential election, voting rights groups say voters face new barriers at the ballot box.

US: Groups warn voter suppression only getting worse

The Listening Post

'What Happened': Hillary Clinton and the media

Clinton's memoir blames the media, among others, for her election loss. Plus, covering North Korea's nuclear threat.

US & Canada

Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election

US government for the first time tells individual states that their systems have been targeted.

Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election

United States

Sessions: Russia collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

US attorney general calls alleged collusion with Russian officials in the US election 'appalling' in vehement denial.

Jeff Sessions calls Russia claims a 'detestable lie'