France

Macron urges US to stand by Iran nuclear deal

Emmanuel Macron made the comments ahead of his visit to the US, during which he will meet with President Donald Trump.

French President Macron urges Trump to protect Iran nuclear deal

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.

US & Canada

Trump to host France's Macron for first state visit to US

The two men reportedly enjoy a strong rapport, but their relationship could be tested given differences over several foreign policy issues, including the Iran Nuclear Agreement.

US & Canada

US: Gunman kills four in Nashville Waffle House

Months before the man suspected of killing four people in the US state of Tennessee on Sunday became the target of a manhunt, authorities arrested him for trying to breach a barrier near the White House.

Middle East

How Israel's Mossad assassinates

Fatal shooting in Malaysia puts spotlight on Israeli spy agency's policy of targeted killings of Palestinian operatives.

How Mossad carries out assassinations

Opinion

Syria and the beginning of a new Cold War

Russia and the West are transferring their increasingly hostile confrontation to Syria.

Yury Barmin

by Yury Barmin

Yury Barmin

Human Rights

'Inspiring' Colin Kaepernick wins top Amnesty award

Football star honoured with Ambassador of Conscience Award recognising 'inspiring contribution to helping human rights'.

United States

Democrats' lawsuit against Russia 'missing definition'

Democrats filed a lawsuit against Russia and the Trump campaign, but their lawyers didn't properly define 'computer'.

Omission in Democrats' lawsuit text against Russia: lawyer

Cinema

New York's Tribeca festival sees record female feature films

The 17th Tribeca Film Festival includes a conscious effort to bring parity to the sexes in an industry rocked by the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement.

Gun control

US students urge gun control on Columbine massacre anniversary

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school joined others across the US in a walk-out demonstration calling for gun control reform on the 19th anniversary of the school shooting in Littleton, Colorado.

US & Canada

'Step up and act': US students demand tougher gun laws

Protesters call for tighter gun control legislation and for voters to punish recalcitrant politicians at the ballot box.

US students stage class walkout to demand tougher gun laws

US & Canada

Democrats sue Russia, Trump camp for alleged election conspiracy

US president's campaign team, Moscow and WikiLeaks accused of conspiring to influence the 2016 presidential election.

Democrats sue Russia, Trump camp for alleged election conspiracy

US & Canada

50 years since 2001: A Space Odyssey hit the screens

It has been fifty years since 2001: A Space Odyssey come out on cinema screens and dazzled filmgoers.

United States

US: Comey's memos on Trump conversations published

Trump has fired back at the former FBI director, accusing him of lying to Congress.

Comey memos recount Trump request to 'let go' of Flynn inquiry

The Far Right

Anxiety high in US town as neo-Nazis plan to rally

The National Socialist Movement is one of the largest neo-Nazi groups in the US.

US: Georgia town of Newnan braces for neo-Nazi rally