12 November 2018 3:50 PM Running on Empty? Kim Jong Un's struggle to fuel his economy
Twenty-plus years after North Korean leader Kim Jong Il almost bargained nuclear weapons away for a pair of nuclear reactors, his son Kim Jong Un still has a nation plagued by chronic blackouts. That is the North's Achilles heel as Kim turns his attention from developing its nuclear weapons arsenal to building its economy. If stalled nuclear talks with Washington 22
11 November 2018 11:03 AM Trump joins world leaders to mark 100 years since end of WWI
President Donald Trump joined French President Emmanuel Macron and other world on trumleaders Sunday to the mark 100 years since the end of World War I. More than 66 leaders gathered in Paris — a century after guns fell silent in a global war that killed millions. Trump was accompanied by first lady Melania Trump at the Tome of the Unknown Soldier at the base of the Arc de Triomphe 22
08 November 2018 9:39 AM Journo group slams White House suspension of CNN reporter
An association representing the White House press corps on Wednesday dubbed the Trump administration's revocation of a CNN reporter's credentials "out of line" and "unacceptable". "The White House Correspondents' Association strongly objects to the Trump Administration's decision to use US Secret Service security credentials as a tool to punish a reporter 24
07 November 2018 8:29 PM Obama: change 'won't come in one election cycle'
Former US president Barack Obama spoke of his pride on Wednesday over Democratic gains made in the midterm congressional elections - but warned the battle for much-needed reforms had only just begun. Democrats won the House of Representatives on Tuesday but Republicans increased their majority in the Senate in an election which revealed a country still 18
07 November 2018 10:07 AM LIVE: Several firsts made history in midterm election
Nevada's newest senator, Jacky Rosen, 61, decided to take on incumbent Republican Sen. Dean Heller last year when she was only six months into her first term as congresswoman from the Las Vegas area. Democrat Claire McCaskill's good fortune finally ran out on Tuesday when Republican Josh Hawley flipped a crucial Senate seat in Missouri. Before launching 31
04 November 2018 7:17 AM Israel PM praises restoration of US sanctions on Iran
Israel's prime minister has praised the restoration of US sanctions on Iran that were lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal. Benjamin Netanyahu, a staunch opponent of the agreement concluded by the Obama administration, said on Saturday that US President Donald Trump had made an "historic" decision by restoring sanctions against "the murderous terror regime 35
02 November 2018 8:21 PM Khashoggi's fiancee appeals to Trump: 'Nothing has relieved me of the pain ... his corpse has still not been found'
The fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi called on Friday for President Donald Trump to back Turkey's efforts to investigate his death and recover his body. Khashoggi - a US resident and contributor to The Washington Post - was killed in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 2, where he had gone to obtain paperwork for his upcoming 38
25 October 2018 7:12 PM Pentagon to send 'several hundred' troops to US-Mexico border: US official
The Pentagon is expected to deploy "several hundred" troops to the US-Mexico border, a US official told AFP on Thursday, after President Donald Trump said the military would be used to tackle a "national emergency" on the border. Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official said the troops would be used mainly to provide logistical support including 36
22 October 2018 1:06 PM Working with Trump 'not always simple'
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said working with US President Donald Trump is "not always simple", as he welcomed the successful renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Speaking on an episode of Quebec's most popular talk show, Tout Le Monde En Parle, broadcast on Sunday, Trudeau said he had done his job of "standing up for Canadians" 26
22 October 2018 4:21 AM Turkey vows to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it did not know the whereabouts of his body and that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had been unaware of any operation to murder him. The Turkish leader's statement came the day after Saudi authorities 32