Trump vows tariffs if no China trade deal
US President Donald Trump has held out the possibility of an extension of the 90-day trade truce with China but made clear he would revert to tariffs if the two sides could not resolve their differences.
May loses contempt vote over Brexit advice
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government has been found in contempt of parliament for refusing to release its full legal advice on Brexit, underlining the depth of opposition among MPs to her deal on leaving the European Union.
‘Saudi prince culpable in Khashoggi death’
Leading US senators say they are more certain than ever that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was culpable in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after receiving a CIA briefing on the matter.
Mourners throng Capitol to honour Bush Sr
Mourners have queued at the historic and ornate US Capitol Rotunda to pay respects to the 41st US president George HW Bush, who died last week at the age of 94.
US gives Russia ultimatum on nuclear arms
The United States has delivered a 60-day ultimatum to Russia to come clean about what Washington says is a violation of a arms control treaty that keeps missiles out of Europe.
French students protest gathers momentum
French student protests have intensified, with various incidents around the country of demonstrators setting buildings on fire, and of violent clashes with police.