DONALD Trump has lashed out at European Union proposals to target US tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Apple with a digital tax in a bid to clamp down on avoidance as tensions over a potential trade war threaten to boil over.
ADRIAN Lamo, a computer hacker who turned in whistleblower Chelsea Manning to law enforcement, has died aged 37. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange blasted the hacker yesterday after he rumbled then-Bradley Manning for passing on military material to be published on the leak website.
SPAIN has rebuked the European Union's pleas to participate in an upcoming summit and instead the country's prime minister has vowed to boycott the crucial meeting that will outline the bloc's expansion future.
DONALD Trump’s decision to fire US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replace him with Mike Pompeo, the hawkish former director of the CIA, has major implications for the Trump/Kim Jong-il summit and the future of the Iran deal, an expert has said.
OXFAM has been accused of even more failures in Haiti by keeping a senior aid worker accused of sexual harassment in the earthquake-torn country for more than a year and trying to “contain it”, it has been reported.
SOUTH Korean President Moon Jae-in has told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that Pyongyang and Tokyo relations have to improve if North Korea is to finally make peace with the world, it has been reported.
ANGELA Merkel and Emmanuel Macron met in France today for the first time since the German chancellor was reappointed as the pair look to discuss possible reforms aiming at pushing back the populist wave hitting Europe.
PRESSURE is mounting on the Government to demand that Fifa removes the World Cup from Russia. Senior Labour MP Stephen Kinnock yesterday added his voice to those calling for the tournament to be rescheduled.
DONALD Tusk met with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy today to discuss which priorities should be set by the European Union in the negotiation of the future relationship between the bloc and the UK after Brexit.
The U.S. on Friday announced a $5 million award for information leading to the arrest of Afghanistan-based Maulana Fazlullah, leader of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), an outfit which carries out terrorist attacks inside Pakistan. Under its rewards for justice program, the US also announced a $3 million reward each for information on Abdul Wali, of Jamaat ul-Ahrar (JuA), and Mangal Bagh leader of Lashkar-e-Islam. Jamaat-ul-Ahrar is a terrorist organization that split away from...