U.S. and U.K. ban laptops and other devices on flights from mainly Muslim countries

The U.S. and U.K. on Tuesday banned people flying from much of the Middle East and North Africa from carrying laptops, tablets and other large electronic devices in the airplane cabin because of concerns about terrorism. New security restrictions from the Trump administration require nine airlines based in the region to prevent people flying from […]

May: Westminster attacker was British-born man known to M15

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday said police have identified the Westminster attack suspect as a British-born man who was already known to the country’s intelligence services. “What I can confirm is that the man was British-born and that some years ago he was once investigated by MI5 in relation to concerns about violent […]

Fillon received $50k to fix meeting between Putin and Lebanese billionaire’

The French presidential candidate François Fillon has been hit by allegations he was paid $50,000 (£40,000) to arrange a meeting between a Lebanese billionaire and Vladimir Putin as prosecutors investigating whether his wife was paid for fake jobs widened their inquiry to look into whether she signed forged documents. The latest accusations came a week […]

Policeman stabbed, assailant shot and several injured in UK parliament shooting- Update

A policeman was stabbed inside the perimeter of Britain’s parliament building on Wednesday, an assailant was shot outside and several people lay bleeding on a nearby bridge, Reuters witnesses and officials said. A Reuters photographer saw at least a dozen people injured on Westminster Bridge and photographs showed people lying on the ground, bleeding heavily. […]

Top Palestinian official: Trump committed to 2 states

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A senior Palestinian official expressed newfound optimism in the Trump administration Monday, saying he was encouraged by early signs that the new U.S. president was strongly committed to the establishment of a Palestinian state. Jibril Rajoub told foreign reporters that President Donald Trump made clear to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas […]

Germany’s Merkel, Japan’s Abe seeking anti-Trump allies

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for a concerted effort to defend free trade, expanding the list of economic powers joining together to counter the U.S. shift toward protectionism. Barely 48 hours after Merkel and President Donald Trump clashed on economic policy at their first White House meeting, the German […]

Trump’s approval rating sinks to a new low of 37% : Poll

President Trump’s approval rating has fallen to a new low of 37% since he took office in January, according to the latest Gallup poll. While 37% of Americans approve of the job the President is doing, 58% disapprove. His approval rating stood at 45% last week, poll numbers showed. The daily poll results are based […]

WikiLeaks Releases Trove of Alleged C.I.A. Hacking Documents

In what appears to be the largest leak of C.I.A documents in history, WikiLeaks released on Tuesday thousands of pages describing sophisticated software tools and techniques used by the agency to break into smartphones, computers and even Internet-connected televisions. The documents amount to a detailed, highly technical catalog of tools. They include instructions for compromising […]