Trump Says He Will ‘Leave Business’ To Focus On Presidency

President-elect Donald Trump has announced he is to leave his business empire to focus on the presidency and avoid perceived conflicts of interest. Mr Trump gave few details but said he would expand on his plans at a press conference next month. He has previously dismissed concerns over potential conflicts between his businesses and the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Dies Aged 74

Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Dies Aged 74

Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74, a family spokesman has said. The former world heavyweight boxing champion, one of the world’s best-known sportsmen, died at a hospital in the US city of Phoenix in Arizona state after being admitted on Thursday. He was suffering from a respiratory illness, a condition that was […]

Panama Papers: Source breaks silence on Mossack Fonseca leaks

The anonymous source behind the leak of the Panama Papers has spoken for the first time, offering to help law authorities make prosecutions in return for immunity. In a 1,800-word statement, “John Doe” reveals he has never worked for a spy agency or a government. He starts the statement by citing “income equality” as a […]

Stay In EU, Obama Urges During UK Visit

Barack Obama has urged the UK to stick with the EU, as he began his final trip to Britain as US president by having lunch with the Queen. Mr Obama, who is on a three-day visit with his wife Michelle, is meeting PM David Cameron for talks. Mr Obama has told the Daily Telegraph being […]

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