There aren’t too many images in modern history as sad, as forceful a reality check as the 1938 one of British prime minister Neville Chamberlain waving his peace-in-our-time note on an English airfield after talks with Hitler in Munich.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
President Donald Trump insists he is "not backing down" on his plan to impose stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminium despite anxious warnings from House Speaker Paul Ryan and other congressional Republicans of a possible trade war.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
Two Republican senators have said that President Donald Trump would be wise to keep a public silence on an independent investigation into his 2016 campaign’s contacts with Russia in the wake of news reports he sought to fire the special counsel.
Sun, 28 Jan, 2018
Shares of South Korean appliance makers Samsung and LG have risen as investors shrugged off a recommendation by US trade officials that US president Donald Trump impose tariffs on foreign-made washing machines they say are undercutting domestic manufacturers.
Thu, 23 Nov, 2017
Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and protective glasses as the moon blotted out the midday sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the US from coast to coast in nearly a century.
Mon, 21 Aug, 2017
It’s a feat that came in very useful to east Berliners defecting to the West — being concealed in suitcases — and Limerick Rose Kayleigh Maher has discovered she, too, can fit into her enormous suitcase in the unlikely event of her requiring an escape route from Tralee, Co Kerry.
Sat, 19 Aug, 2017