Turnbull refuses to condemn or support Dutton’s comments on South African farmers

Prime minister praises Australia’s ‘non-discriminatory’ refugee policies when asked if he supports minister’s position Malcolm Turnbull has defended Australia’s refugee policies, describing them as “non-discriminatory”, but pointedly refused to condemn or back comments by the home...

Besieged enclave of Ghouta on brink of falling to Syrian regime

About 15,000 people flee opposition area seven years since protests that led to war The Syrian opposition enclave of Ghouta is on the brink of falling to regime forces, three weeks into a relentless air...

Mueller subpoenas Trump Organization for documents related to Russia – report

The special counsel, Robert Mueller, has subpoenaed the Trump Organization to turn over documents, including some related to Russia, the New York Times reported on Thursday, in a sign that the investigation is inching closer...

Trump and Putin discuss ‘working together to resolve’ North Korea nuclear crisis

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin spoke by phone on Thursday evening about the threat posed by North Korea. A White House statement said the world leaders "discussed working together to resolve the very dangerous situation in North Korea". The Kremlin said in...

The US and Europe are drifting apart and not just because of Trump, finds...

Donald Trump’s tenure in the White House may have driven a wedge between Washington and Europe, but it is fundamental changes in demographics and the weakening of institutions like Nato that pose the greatest long-term threat to transatlantic relations, a leading...

China and Russia are catching up with military power of US and West, say...

China and Russia are challenging the military supremacy of America and its allies and the West can no longer rely on the strategic advantage it has enjoyed until now, a leading think tank states...

Republicans just got some good news for the 2018 midterm elections: A new poll...

Republicans find success in new poll Republicans find success in new poll For the first time in months, a poll shows Republicans leading Democrats in a generic congressional ballot. The figures in the Politico/Morning Consult survey...

Reno shooting: Gunman with hostage killed by SWAT team after firing on streets from...

A gunman with a hostage opened fire from the eighth floor of a luxury high-rise condominium in Nevada onto the streets below, authorities said. No injuries...

The science is in – why gluten sensitivity is probably fake

Unless you have Celiac Disease, your sensitivity to “gluten” probably has nothing to do with gluten at all. Following is the transcript of the video. Your gluten...

The best industrial strategy would be to cancel Brexit – but these proposals are...

The best industrial strategy for Britain, as Michael Heseltine says, would be not to leave the European Union. Given that Brexit is likely to happen, the...

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