Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy was already worried about pressure from Donald Trump to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden more than two months before the phone call that has led to the Trump impeachment inquiry, sources close to the case say.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2019
President Donald Trump has appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 US intelligence agencies that blame Russia for election meddling, questioning why the Obama administration did not try to stop it.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
US president Donald Trump has said the appointment of a special counsel to investigate allegations that his campaign collaborated with Russia to sway the 2016 election is "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history".
Thu, 18 May, 2017
Transgender students have lost the US government protection that allowed them to use school toilets and locker rooms matching their gender identities as Donald Trump's administration stepped into a long-simmering national debate.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has warned countries like France that he says are compromised by terrorism may be subjected to the "extreme vetting" he proposes to deter attacks in the US.
Sun, 24 Jul, 2016
Alarmed governors of New Jersey and New York have ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly Ebola disease in west Africa.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
A US Senate report on the CIA’s interrogation and detention practices after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks on the US has concluded that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and some ambassadors uninformed about harsh techniques and secret prisons.
Fri, 01 Aug, 2014
Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster have arrived in the Netherlands, while Australian and Dutch diplomats promoted a plan for a UN team to secure the crash site which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.
Thu, 24 Jul, 2014