United States

US bars entry to ICC members probing 'war crimes' in Afghanistan

Mike Pompeo says US will deny visas to ICC personnel investigating possible war crimes by US troops in Afghanistan.

US bars entry to ICC members probing 'war crimes' in Afghanistan

North Korea

North Korea may suspend talks with 'gangster-like' US: Diplomat

Pyongyang's senior diplomat tells Russia's Tass news agency that North Korea may rethink ban on missile tests.

North Korea may suspend talks with 'gangster-like' US: Diplomat

Russia

US, Canada, EU hit Russia with fresh sanctions over Ukraine

Measures target Russian officials over Moscow's actions against Ukraine, including 2018 naval clash in the Kerch Strait.

US, Canada, EU hit Russia with fresh sanctions over Ukraine

Climate SOS

Youth around globe demand action against climate change

Global day of student protests aims to prompt world leaders into action on climate change.

Young people across globe protest against climate change inaction

US & Canada

Franky Cali killing brings back fears of mob violence in New York

The drive-by shooting has sparked fears of a return of mob violence of the past.

Gun violence

'Arms are for hugs': US students march to end gun violence

Students march from White House to Capitol Hill calling on politicians to pass bills to end gun violence in the US.

'Arms are for hugs': US students march to end gun violence

United States

Beware the kids: US youth to join strike for climate

Students across the US plan to walk out of school in support of Green New Deal and broader international mobilisation.

Beware the kids: US youth to join strike for climate

101 East

Asylum In America

We follow the journey of two refugees from a detention centre on Manus Island to their new homes in the US and Canada.

United States

'Abject failure': California suspends death penalty

Governor Gavin Newsom imposes moratorium on death penalty, granting a reprieve to 737 condemned inmates.

Inside Story

How safe is Boeing's 737 MAX 8 aircraft?

US, China among countries that have grounded the new Boeing 737 MAX 8 after two fatal crashes in five months.

United States

Trump's ex-campaign manager Manafort given another prison term

Manafort gets an additional three and half years in prison on top of a four-year sentence last week.

Trump's ex-campaign manager Manafort given another prison term

US & Canada

CPJ publishes book of last stories by murdered journalists

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi made international headlines, but the Committee to Protect Journalists says more than 1,300 journalists have been killed since 1992.

Opinion

Freed from Guantanamo, but imprisoned by borders

Mohamedou Ould Slahi left Guantanamo three years ago, but his illegal imprisonment is still ongoing.

Maha Hilal

by Maha Hilal

Maha Hilal

Aviation

US refuses to ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 after Ethiopia plane crash

Federal Aviation Administration says 'no basis' to ground the plane after crash in Ethiopia killed all 157 on board.

US refuses to ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 after Ethiopia plane crash

United States

Actresses among dozens indicted in $25m US college scam

Fraud scheme helped children of wealthy parents cheat their way into top US universities since 2011, prosecutors say.