Nasir Jamshed: Ex-Pakistan opener banned for 10 years over spot-fixing

Former Pakistan opener Nasir Jamshed is banned for 10 years for his part in the spot-fixing scandal that marred the Pakistan Super League in 2017.

17 Aug 2018 09:39

Why is President Trump creating a space force?

The US says the space environment has become "crowded and adversarial".

17 Aug 2018 09:39

Pompeo forms Iran Action Group for post-nuclear deal policy

Group will coordinate and run policy towards Tehran, but analysts say the initiative puts US 'on path to war with Iran'.

17 Aug 2018 01:30

Hundreds of US newspapers denounce Trump's attacks on the press

More than 350 US news outlets join Boston Globe call to run editorials, addressing Trump's 'assault on the free press'.

17 Aug 2018 01:30

Pope Francis on side of victims of 'predator' priests in US

This comes after US officials found that 301 priests abused over 1,000 children in Pennsylvania.

17 Aug 2018 01:30

A Muslim American political renaissance?

A record number of progressive Muslim Americans are vying for governmental office across the US.

15 Aug 2018 08:38

Qatari emir vows $15bn investment in Turkey after Erdogan meeting

Qatar pledges to make direct investment in Turkey, currently hit by currency crisis amid a diplomatic stand-off with US.

15 Aug 2018 08:38

Trump ends ex-CIA head John Brennan's security access

The US president accuses John Brennan, an outspoken critic, of "erratic conduct and behaviour".

15 Aug 2018 08:38

Turkey's currency crisis spreads globally

Indian rupee hit an all-time low against the US dollar, as the South African rand and the Argentinian peso also saw big drops in recent days.

15 Aug 2018 10:42

Disappearance of journalists in Syria marked in US

Group gathers in Washington to mark six years since abduction of US freelance journalist Austin Tice, one of at least 30 others gone missing while covering the conflict.

15 Aug 2018 10:42

Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota Democratic US House primary

Former refugee could become the first Somali American elected to US Congress if she wins November's election.

15 Aug 2018 10:42

Turkey doubles tariffs on some US goods amid rising tensions

Cars, tobacco, and alcohol hit with new tariffs in response to what vice president calls 'US attacks' on the economy.

15 Aug 2018 10:42

Turkey lira crisis: Six things you need to know

A breakdown of the events, causes and effects, as Turkey's currency collapses amid a diplomatic row with the US.

15 Aug 2018 12:56

What's next for Turkey after lira slump?

Turkey's economic problems have been exacerbated by the US row, analysts say, as Turks voice concern over rising costs.

15 Aug 2018 12:56

Turkey crisis: Erdogan vows to boycott US electronics

Lira recovers slightly against the dollar but Turkish president fires a new volley at the US over electronics imports.

14 Aug 2018 04:43

Hong Kong activist renews calls for independence

Andy Chan called on the UK and US to help semi-autonomous region from being annexed and 'destroyed' by mainland China.

14 Aug 2018 04:43

FBI agent fired over 'anti-Trump texts'

Veteran FBI agent Peter Strzok was removed from the Russia inquiry after his texts criticising US president were discovered.

14 Aug 2018 08:30

Trump calls ex-White House aide 'wacky' and a 'lowlife'

US president's comments on Omarosa Manigault Newman come in response to the former aide's tell-all book.

14 Aug 2018 08:30

'Grannies' on a mission to the US-Mexico border

The group travelled to the US-Mexico border to show their outrage against Trump immigration policies.

14 Aug 2018 08:30

Omarosa: The secretly recorded audio tapes

The former Trump adviser has released what she says is a tape of a phone call from the US president.

14 Aug 2018 08:30