Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:34:08 GMT
(image)Ivanka Trump's comments are a pointed departure from one of her father's bedrock populist positions.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:10:02 GMT
(image)What do you do if you're a historically unpopular new president, with a record low approval rating? Why, you announce a tax cut!
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:08:06 GMT
(image)US President Donald Trump has confirmed he wants to cut the corporate tax rate to 15 per cent, but overnight investors largely shrugged off the news because of the lack of detail.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:50:07 GMT
(image)A Taiwanese man who was missing on a Nepal mountain for 47 days has been found alive, but his girlfriend had died just three days before they were discovered.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:17:05 GMT
(image)South-east Asian nations and China are edging closer to an agreement that aims to lessen tensions over the flashpoint waters of the South China Sea.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:31:06 GMT
(image)The top US military commander in the Pacific has said the US wants to bring North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "to his senses", warning that North Korea could strike US soil.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:56:06 GMT
(image)The UK is being urged to join the multilateral trade agreements being abandoned by US President Donald Trump.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:03:06 GMT
(image)Emmanuel Macron was ambushed by his nationalist rival Marine Le Pen who forced him into a confrontation with some of her hardcore supporters.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:28:04 GMT
(image)China is talking with the European Space Agency about collaborating on a human outpost on the moon.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:20:03 GMT
(image)Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said President Donald Trump "has no intention" of releasing his tax returns.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:44:03 GMT
(image)The White House left unanswered questions about whether the plan would be paid for, or how.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:03:02 GMT
(image)The move comes as part of Trump's effort to reverse a slew of environmental protections ushered in by Obama.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:34:04 GMT
(image)Some experts have linked the group suspected in the attacks to the Russian military.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:58:07 GMT
(image)Donald Trump's attempts to prevent citizens of six predominantly Muslim nations from entering the US is helping the cause of extremists, former British prime minister David Cameron has declared.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:34:06 GMT
(image)Chinese media worry Russia will step into the rift between Beijing and Pyongyang should sanctions be extended.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:57:07 GMT
(image)Indigenous people and police have clashed in Brazil's capital city, as officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas while tribe members shot arrows in return.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:36:07 GMT
(image)US President Donald Trump should be investigated for the promotion of his private resort on the State Department website, Noah Feldman says.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 04:41:03 GMT
(image)The article that claimed Trump's use of the "winter White House" "finally fulfilled its original owner's dream has been taken down.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 03:04:02 GMT
(image)The findings highlight the importance of keeping humpback "nursery" waters as quiet as possible, scientists say.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:14:05 GMT
(image)A Brazilian goalkeeper who served part of a 22-year sentence for murder before returning to first-class football in April has been ordered back to prison
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:36:05 GMT
(image)Between the two outsiders battling to become France's president, their political parties command just three lawmakers out of 925 in parliament.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:19:02 GMT
(image)A top level investigation into cyber crime has identified nearly 9000 malware-laden servers and hundreds of compromised websites, including government portals in Asia.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:58:05 GMT
(image)The Trump administration has suffered its third major setback on immigration policy after a federal judge blocked any attempt to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities".
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:50:08 GMT
(image)The Hawaii court's decision signals that proponents of the ban face a long and risky legal battle ahead
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:36:02 GMT
(image)Like so many of Trump's promises, this one seems to be fading when confronted with the cruel realities of governing
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:34:04 GMT
(image)A US yoghurt company has filed a lawsuit against Alex Jones for posting what it called false news reports about the company.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:12:04 GMT
(image)The US and South Korea have agreed to deploy the THAAD system in response to the threat of missile launches by North Korea.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 03:52:04 GMT
(image)Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled talks with Germany's visiting foreign minister, snubbing Sigmar Gabriel.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:54:02 GMT
(image)Now that we are approaching the 100-day mark, it's worth noting that the president is defying the expectations of his resistance.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:23:03 GMT
(image)The Turkish planes bombed Kurdish fighters in Iraq's Sinjar region and northeast Syria on Tuesday, killing at least 20.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:35:02 GMT
(image)The former adviser earned income speaking in Russia and lobbying on behalf of Turkey.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:30:03 GMT
(image)A Thai man killed his 11-month-old daughter and broadcast her death on Facebook before he took his own life, police said.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:00:16 GMT
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:43:06 GMT
(image)A gang of 50 armed bandits made off with $53 million from a vault in Paraguay on Tuesday in a raid worthy of a Hollywood film.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:10:02 GMT
(image)The trial of Henri van Breda began more than two years after his parents and brother were killed. His sister survived her injuries but cannot remember the incident.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:54:04 GMT
(image)A noisy military display stopped short of the feared nuclear weapons test or intercontinental missile launch.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:23:09 GMT
(image)Jakarta's outgoing governor, on trial for blasphemy, says that in adversity he found courage from an unlikely source - the movie Finding Nemo.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:34:47 GMT
(image)This was the war in 1917, one hundred years ago, remembered again this Anzac Day among the farmland and villages of the Somme and Flanders.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:35:05 GMT
(image)The two executions come days after Arkansas pushed back on legal challenges and executed an inmate last week.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:58:05 GMT
(image)A new report has heightened concerns that Russia may turn its playbook on France in an effort to harm Macron's candidacy and bolster his rival's Marine Le Pen.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:05:04 GMT
(image)New polls, if correct, put the Conservatives on course for a historic majority of up to 150 seats.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:37:02 GMT
(image)An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 has struck off the coast of Chile, rocking the capital Santiago and generating at least two significant aftershocks.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:40:05 GMT
(image)A UN investigation into the massacres commonly attributed to the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad are unlikely to move very quickly.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:30:07 GMT
(image)Staying after class has never been this fun.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:22:05 GMT
(image)Emmanuel Macron, 39, could become the youngest contemporary French president. He would also be accompanied into the Élysée Palace by his wife, Brigitte, who is 24 years older than he is.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:13:04 GMT
(image)The White House announced Monday it would host an unusual private briefing on North Korea for the entire US Senate, prompting questions from lawmakers over whether the Trump administration intends to use the event as a photo op ahead of his 100-day mark.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:52:03 GMT
(image)Le Pen steps down as Front National head to lift appeal
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:56:05 GMT
(image)The US State Department is tasked with promoting American interests abroad. The President's club is now on its marketing list.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:46:04 GMT
(image)When thousands of Australian and New Zealand troops marched from the Belgian city of leper to the battlefields of the Western Front they passed two stone lions at the city's Menin Gate.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:01:05 GMT
(image)Former US President Barack Obama returned to his adopted home for his first public event since leaving the White House.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:43:04 GMT
(image)France's far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen says she is temporarily stepping down as head of her National Front party.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:13:09 GMT
(image)A Filipino lawyer asked the International Criminal Court to charge the Philippine President with mass murder and crimes against humanity in the killings of thousands of people over three decades.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:55:05 GMT
(image)To the long list of ambitious goals he has set, no matter how far-fetched they might seem, President Donald Trump added a new one.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:37:04 GMT
(image)"What is at stake is France's make-up, its unity, its membership of Europe and its place in the world."
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:01:06 GMT
(image)Chinese President warns US counterpart against any action on North Korea that goes against UN resolutions.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:32:04 GMT
(image)The crusading French politician Marine Le Pen hates being called a far-right leader. She says if most French voters endorse her harsh anti-immigration plans, that means she is a centrist.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 02:23:04 GMT
(image)Polls show that Trump supporters say they aren't disillusioned with the President's performance.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:46:04 GMT
(image)A triumph for the far right, that will probably expose them as still fundamentally unelectable.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:51:06 GMT
(image)US President Donald Trump will speak with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:45:04 GMT
(image)According to the latest exit polls, the two increasingly likely to make it to the second round are Le Pen and Macron.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:38:03 GMT
(image)Television journalist Alisyn Camerota said on Sunday she was a target of sexual harassment by Roger Ailes when she worked at Fox News.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:47:02 GMT
(image)The elimination of the two mainstream French parties from the first round of presidential elections on Sunday showed the deep malaise of French society, a member of centrist Emmanuel Macron's campaign said on Sunday.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 03:11:08 GMT
(image)Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old former banker, has won the country's first-round vote.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:31:02 GMT
(image)North Korea detained a US citizen on Friday as he attempted to leave the country, bringing the total number of Americans held by the isolated country to three.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:49:08 GMT
(image)President Donald Trump nears the 100-day mark of his administration as the least popular chief executive in modern times.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:21:06 GMT
(image)War is full of unsung heroes, but few can claim to have transformed the way we think of, and commemorate war.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:00:00 GMT
(image)At this time of year the Somme should be crawling with tour buses but pragmatism may be outweighing remembrance.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:36:06 GMT
(image)The mystery of one digger who lay in an unmarked grave for more than a century has been solved.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:41:02 GMT
(image)Tony Blair has expressed his increased desire for a return to frontline politics as Britain is being "hijacked" by Brexit backers.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:43:04 GMT
(image)The anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party on Sunday voted for 76-year-old publicist Alexander Gauland and 38-year-old economist Alice Weidel to jointly lead its campaign for the country's September national election.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:05:04 GMT
(image)Three policemen were killed on Sunday in a suicide attack south of Mosul, the northern Iraqi city where Islamic State is fighting off a US-backed offensive, security sources said.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:37:01 GMT
(image)FBI director James Comey has arrived in New Zealand ahead of a conference, although officials were cagey as to the exact nature of his visit.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 06:14:05 GMT
(image)They looked like Afghan army soldiers returning from the front lines, carrying the bodies of wounded comrades as part of the ruse.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:48:06 GMT
(image)Ryan insisted a budget bill will be finalised before government funding dries up after April 28. But Trump wants money for his Mexico wall to be included.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:02:24 GMT
(image)Rules dating back more than half a century impose a 44-hour timeout ahead of the polls' closure on Sunday.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 04:38:09 GMT
(image)Thousands of scientists and their supporters gathered on Saturday in Washington and across the US for the March for Science.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 03:13:06 GMT
(image)Six years after the Fukushima disaster, 105 students turned up at a school in the exclusion zone for the beginning of the Japanese school year.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:20:05 GMT
(image)The anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany looks set to turn further right after its co-leader suffered a defeat over racism at its party congress.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:20:07 GMT
(image)Relationships have always been President Donald Trump's currency and comfort, helping him talk his way into real estate deals over three decades in New York.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:53:03 GMT
(image)A knife-wielding man threatened police at Gare du Nord train station in Paris on Saturday, causing panic before he was arrested, a spokesman for French rail operator SNCF said.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:03:04 GMT
(image)American Airlines has apologised to a female passenger and suspended a flight attendant after a video showing an onboard clash over a baby stroller went viral, in the latest embarassment for a US carrier over how it treated a customer.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 23:58:02 GMT
(image)North Korea's foreign ministry has lashed out at Julie Bishop and warned Australia was "coming within the range of the nuclear strike".
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:15:12 GMT
(image)The oldfield mouse does not seem extraordinary. With soulful black eyes and tiny teacup ears, the rodent lives a humdrum life scurrying about meadows and beaches in the south-eastern United States.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:15:00 GMT
(image)Dr Peter Kopelson belongs to a small group of medical professionals responsible for keeping the most recognisable faces on the planet looking young and pimple free.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:15:00 GMT
(image)Preaching in Egypt is a profession mostly reserved for men. But a woman's touch and social media are changing that.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 07:34:05 GMT
(image)US Vice-President Mike Pence has arrived in Sydney, with his wife Karen and two daughters Audrey and Charlotte in tow, for his first official visit to Australia.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 07:22:04 GMT
(image)At least 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:03:04 GMT
(image)Royal birthday celebrated with a coordinated, and very modern, social media campaign.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 04:02:06 GMT
(image)James Comey, Admiral Mike Rogers, John Brennan, James Clapper and Sally Yates to appear at a public hearing to be scheduled after May 2.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 03:27:06 GMT
(image)Michael Ron David Kadar, 18, who lives in Israel, made at least 245 threatening telephone calls this year and is linked to 240 others including to Australia.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 04:00:08 GMT
(image)Rosa Parks may have refused to move from her seat on a bus in 1955, but the house where she took refuge has now made a move to Berlin.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:55:04 GMT
(image)Several times customs officials noticed a man carrying a strange-looking case across crossing the border from north-eastern Thailand to Laos, a known smuggling route.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 12:59:04 GMT
(image)Police in the US state of New Mexico are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that left a 76-year-old Australian man dead.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:09:05 GMT
(image)There are renewed fears that North Korea could conduct a nuclear test on April 25, the 85th anniversary of the founding of its military.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:13:05 GMT
(image)Taesung, South Korea: All day long, and all through the night, the villagers hear the music. It is loud and chirpy, with lyrics trumpeting the virtues of their sworn enemy, North Korea.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:03:02 GMT
(image)Invoke, a policy research shop set up by Rafizi Ramli, vice president of the opposition People's Justice Party, is planning a data operation to oust Prime Minister Najib Razak in an election expected this year.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:13:05 GMT
(image)So called 'Twitter bots' that masquerade as real people and spread fake news and propaganda on social media have been detected in action in France in the lead-up to this weekend's presidential election.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:13:02 GMT
(image)Shon Hopwood's life didn't start out as remarkable. Then one night, his friend suggested they rob a bank.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:13:02 GMT
(image)"He was a simple man who loved his job, and he was really committed to the LGBT cause," a colleague said.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:49:02 GMT
(image)At least eight soldiers were left dead and 11 were wounded in the attack.