Two Shot Dead After Leaving NY Mosque

Two Shot Dead After Leaving NY Mosque

An imam and his assistant were shot dead as they walked along a street in the New York borough of Queens. The men were approached from behind by a man who shot them both in the head, a police spokesman said. Imam Maulama Akonjee, 55, moved to the city from Bangladesh two years ago, US […]

Republican Security Experts Attack Trump

An open letter signed by 50 Republican national security experts has warned that nominee Donald Trump “would be the most reckless president” in US history. The group, which includes the former CIA director Michael Hayden, said Mr Trump “lacks the character, values and experience” to be president. Many of the signatories had declined to sign […]

Donald Trump Claims Elections Will Be Rigged

Donald Trump Claims Elections Will Be Rigged

Amid a week filled with controversy, Donald Trump began to hint at his defense for a potential loss this fall. The election is going to be rigged, he claimed on multiple occasions. “And I’m telling you, November 8, we’d better be careful, because that election is going to be rigged,” the New York billionaire told […]

Bill Clinton Backs ‘Best Friend’ Hillary

Bill Clinton Backs ‘Best Friend’ Hillary

Former US President Bill Clinton has set out the case why his wife and “best friend” Hillary should lead the nation. He told the Democratic convention in Philadelphia that she was the “best darn change-maker I’ve ever known”. In a very personal speech, he spoke warmly about how they met and her dedication to public […]

US Election: Melania Trump ‘Plagiarised’ Michelle Obama

US Election: Melania Trump ‘Plagiarised’ Michelle Obama

Donald Trump’s wife, Melania, took centre stage on the first day of the Republican National Convention but faced accusations that a portion of her speech plagiarised Michelle Obama. Her speech, which brought the convention to its feet, had themes of inclusivity, honesty and hard work. Commentators noticed similarities with Mrs Obama’s 2008 convention speech. But […]

North Korea Says Issues With US To Be Resolved By War-Time Laws

North Korea Says Issues With US To Be Resolved By War-Time Laws

In the past, the North has indicated that wartime laws would mean that detainees would not be released on humanitarian grounds. North Korea is resorting to wartime laws to deal with the US in response to Washington’s newly-introduced sanctions against Kim and other North Korean officials. The sanctions froze any property held by the North […]