Russia expels 59 diplomats from 23 nations

Russia has expelled 59 diplomats from 23 countries, including Australia, and said it reserved the right to take action against four other nations in a worsening stand-off with the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain.

Trump tells advisers he wants out of Syria

President Donald Trump is telling advisers he wants an early exit of US troops from Syria, two senior administration officials say, a stance that may put him at odds with many top US officials.

Israeli army kills 12 Palestinians in Gaza

At least 12 Palestinians have been killed and hundreds wounded by Israeli security forces confronting one of the largest Palestinian demonstrations along the Israel-Gaza border in recent years.

US, British servicemen killed in Syria

A US and a British service member in the US-led coalition battling Islamic State have been killed by an improvised explosive device in Syria.

Widow of Pulse nightclub gunman not guilty

A Florida jury has cleared the widow of the Pulse nightclub gunman of all charges in the massacre that killed 49 people.

Arnie stable after heart surgery on valve

Arnold Schwarzenegger is recovering in a Los Angeles hospital after undergoing heart surgery.