Trumpdontcare or Obamacare — US faces decisive vote on health reform

The Republicans risk defeat in their first attempt at major legislation and may fail to deliver on a key campaign pledge

11 hours ago
Trump's nationalist and the French far right share a frightening vision

Bannon has reportedly expressed admiration for the ideas of Charles Maurras, an ideologist of the Nazi-collaborating Vichy regime in France

1 day ago
Westminster attack leaves five dead, 40 injured

It was the deadliest attack in London since four British Islamists killed 52 commuters and themselves in suicide bombings on the city's transport system in ...

1 day ago
Trump vs North Korea over nukes: What could possibly go wrong?

'The fear is that the megalomaniac North Korean dictator could goad Trump into a mano-a-mano exchange that starts on Twitter and ends who-knows-where'

4 days ago
Trump earned $150-million, paid $38-million in taxes in 2005

Trump says he has not released his tax returns because they are under audit by the Internal Revenue Service

9 days ago
Russia said to deploy forces in Egypt with an eye on Libya

'It is pretty clear the Egyptians are facilitating Russian engagement in Libya by allowing them to use these bases. There are supposedly training exercises ...

10 days ago
PETER APPS: Is it time to talk of the decline and fall of Europe?

'At both a national and regional level, Europe’s leaders appear to be suffering a crisis of confidence, popularity and – at worst – political legitimacy'

10 days ago
Japan mounts 'biggest show of force since WW2' in South China Sea

Japan's flag-flying operation comes as the United States under President Donald Trump appears to be taking a tougher line with China

11 days ago
Constitutional Court ruling forces South Korean president out of office over bribe

Park becomes South Korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office, capping months of paralysis and turmoil

14 days ago
North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea off Japan

Some of the missiles landed in waters as close as 300 km to Japan's northwest coast, Japan's Defence Minister Tomomi Inada said in Tokyo

18 days ago
Now Trump's attorney general is caught in a big lie about Russia

'Their colleagues, given the traditions of the Senate, will likely start with a ceremonial sharpening of knives during closed hearings'

21 days ago
Brexit, Trump and now, the French election ...

'Le Pen, the populist, protectionist, anti-immigrant National Front leader, has undergone a remarkable makeover in the last year to improve her electability'

22 days ago
The ideologue behind the rise of Donald Trump

'Miller, in his tailored suit and skinny tie, proved a smooth and imperturbable aggressor, confidently pressing Trump’s most dubious claims'

22 days ago
How China is outwitting Trump in the South China Sea

'Beijing’s military buildup is part of its strategy to dominate many disputed territories in the South China Sea – and push America back'

22 days ago
Who was that dull and respectable man on television last night?

'I suspect everyone is pleased to have the president toss aside his clown act, at least for one night'

23 days ago
George W Bush to Trump: Stop the racism and name-calling

'I don't like the racism and I don't like the name-calling and I don't like the people feeling alienated'

24 days ago
Why the US economy is about to boom

'It will take two or three years to come to fruition, but look for huge infrastructure outlays and large increases in military spending'

24 days ago
Trump interview: 'We want to be top of the nuclear pack'

'It would be wonderful, a dream would be that no country would have nukes, but if countries are going to have nukes, we’re going to be at the top of the pack'

28 days ago
McCain warns on Trump: 'This is how dictators get started'

He was responding to a tweet in which Trump accused the media of being “the enemy of the American people”

1 month ago
Was this the weirdest news conference by a president, ever?

'I'm not ranting and raving. I'm just telling you. You know, you're dishonest people. But I'm not ranting and raving. I love this. I'm having a good time doing ...

1 month ago