White House insists Trump believes Russia still a threat

White House insists Trump believes Russia still a threat

Media captionPresident Trump was bombarded by questions as reporters were asked to leave The White House has insisted it believes Russia still poses a threat to the US amid confusion over comments made by President Donald Trump. Mr Trump appeared to disagree with US intelligence when he responded “no” to a question about whether Russia […]

Maria Butina: Alleged Russia agent ‘offered sex for job’

Maria Butina: Alleged Russia agent ‘offered sex for job’

Image copyright Facebook/ Maria Butina An alleged Kremlin agent offered sex for a job with an American special interest organisation she targeted, say US officials. Maria Butina’s ties with Russian intelligence make her a flight risk, a federal judge ruled, and she will be held until her trial. A lawyer for the 29-year-old said she […]

Russian warship Dimitrii Donskoi ‘found off South Korea’

Russian warship Dimitrii Donskoi ‘found off South Korea’

Image copyright Shinil Group Image caption The Shinil Group say this is the nameplate of the sunken Donskoi A Russian warship that sank 113 years ago has been found off the coast of a South Korean island, salvagers say. The Shinil Group, a South Korean firm, says it found the vessel Dimitrii Donskoi near Ulleungdo […]

Turkey ends state of emergency after two years

Turkey ends state of emergency after two years

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Erdogan won re-election last month The Turkish government has ended the nationwide state of emergency that was imposed two years ago after a failed coup attempt, state media say. Under the state of emergency, tens of thousands of people were arrested or dismissed from their jobs. However the government […]

Thai cave rescue boys relive ‘moment of miracle’

Thai cave rescue boys relive ‘moment of miracle’

Media captionHighlight from the boys’ news conference The 12 boys rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand last week have spoken publicly of their ordeal for the first time, describing the “moment of miracle” when divers found them. Adul Sam-on, 14, the only member of the group who speaks English, told reporters he could […]

Donald Trump: European Union is a foe on trade

Donald Trump: European Union is a foe on trade

Media captionPresident Trump describes EU as a foe in an interview with CBS. US President Donald Trump has described the European Union as a foe on trade. He told CBS News that European countries were taking advantage of the US and not paying their Nato bills. EU Council President Donald Tusk said anyone calling the […]

Thai cave rescue: Thai boys’ tears for lost rescue diver Saman

Thai cave rescue: Thai boys’ tears for lost rescue diver Saman

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The 12 boys and their coach pictured with a drawing of Saman Gunan (also spelled Kunan), who died working to rescue them The 12 young footballers who were saved from a Thai cave after an international rescue effort are mourning a former Navy Seal who died in the operation. Volunteer […]

World Cup 2018: France beat Croatia 4-2 in World Cup final

World Cup 2018: France beat Croatia 4-2 in World Cup final

Media playback is not supported on this device World Cup 2018: France 4-2 Croatia highlights France won the Fifa World Cup for the second time by overcoming Croatia’s bold challenge in a thrilling final in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium. Didier Deschamps’ side repeated the success on home soil at France ’98 by a margin that hardly […]

Israel deals ‘hardest blow’ to Hamas since 2014 Gaza war

Israel deals ‘hardest blow’ to Hamas since 2014 Gaza war

Image copyright AFP Image caption Palestinian witnesses says an empty building was struck in Gaza City – Israel says it hit militant training sites Israel has carried out its biggest attack against Hamas militant targets in Gaza since the war in 2014, Prime Minister PM Benjamin Netanyahu says. The raids were a response to rockets […]

Nicaragua crisis: One student killed as bloody church siege ends

Nicaragua crisis: One student killed as bloody church siege ends

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nicaraguan paramilitary forces clashed with anti-government protesters At least one student has died during an attack on a church where dozens of protesters had sought shelter after more violence erupted in Nicaragua. The students, who had been taking part in protests on a day of a national strike, came under […]

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