Mike Pence starts Middle East tour amid Jerusalem anger

US vice president arrives in Egypt with shortened schedule after Palestinian president and others promise to snub visit.

21 Jan 2018 02:26

The very American myth of 'exceptional immigrants'

It is time for more privileged immigrants in the US to stop seeing themselves as more deserving than others.

21 Jan 2018 02:26

Women's marches draw crowds in US

Women stage marches across the US on the first anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration.

21 Jan 2018 02:26

Mike Pence in the Middle East on a three-day trip

The US vice president hopes to convince regional powers that Donald Trump is still an honest broker, but the Palestinian leaders have snubbed his visit.

20 Jan 2018 03:57

A year of Trump: Reversing Obama-era environmental policies

The US president prominently abandoned the Paris Climate Agreement and used his executive power to dismantle existing environmental regulations in the US.

20 Jan 2018 03:57

Mattis: Defence plan focus on Russia, China, not terror

US defence chief outlines the US's new security strategy, warns of diminished capability 'in every domain of warfare'.

20 Jan 2018 03:57

Is the US recovery all down to Trumponomics?

We examine how President Donald Trump's bold fiscal and economic policies have affected the US and global economy.

20 Jan 2018 03:57

CancerSEEK to detect cancer with a blood test

Scientists in the US have developed a universal blood test capable of detecting eight different types of cancer.

20 Jan 2018 03:57

Zainab's rape, murder sparks child sexual abuse debate

The brutal rape and murder of a minor girl triggers debate on the issue of child abuse awareness in Pakistan.

20 Jan 2018 03:57

Journalist among J20 defendants still being charged

Reporter Aaron Cantu is among 59 defendants who the US government is prosecuting over an Inauguration Day rally.

20 Jan 2018 03:57

Violence in Kashmir leaves three civilians dead

Pakistani and Indian forces have been exchanging fire in restive region, leaving a total of eight people dead.

20 Jan 2018 03:57

Women's March: Where, when and why will protests happen?

Protests are planned across the US this weekend - here's what you need to know

20 Jan 2018 03:57

Syria: Turkey war planes launch strikes on Afrin

Turkey launches air strikes on US-backed Kurds in Afrin, opening a new front in the Syrian conflict.

20 Jan 2018 03:57

US shutdown: Trump and Democrats blame each other

Recriminations start after the US Senate fails to pass a new budget, leading to a shutdown of services.

20 Jan 2018 03:57

Civilian deaths in 2017 US-led anti-ISIL push 'triple'

Monitor says US-led coalition fighting ISIL in Iraq and Syria killed up to 6,102 civilians in 2017.

20 Jan 2018 05:29

Theresa May to meet Donald Trump in Davos

The meeting comes after the US president cancelled plans for a trip to London in February.

20 Jan 2018 05:29

Trump: A year of unclear Middle East policy

Since he has taken office, Donald Trump has seemed confused about important issues in the Middle East as he made statement after statement that made US policy in the region seem unclear at best.

19 Jan 2018 08:22

Why is the US withholding aid for Palestinian refugees?

Palestinians say they are being punished for defying the US after its move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

19 Jan 2018 08:22

Charles Burnett III, British-born speed king, dies in helicopter crash

British-born Charles Burnett III, once the world's fastest man in a steam-powered car, dies in a US crash.

19 Jan 2018 08:22

Nassar case: Gold medallists Raisman and Wieber face abuser

Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber confront former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in court.

19 Jan 2018 08:22