An angry Donald Trump removed a senior adviser on Wednesday after First Lady Melania Trump demanded her sacking, with more heads set to roll in a White House reshuffle triggered by infighting and setbacks in the midterm elections.
The United States imposed economic sanctions on 17 Saudi officials on Thursday for their role in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor sought the death penalty for five suspects in the murder.
Prime Minister Theresa May battled on Thursday to save a draft divorce deal with the European Union after her Brexit secretary and other ministers quit in protest at an agreement they say will trap Britain in the bloc’s orbit for years.
The Saudi-led coalition has ordered a halt in its offensive against Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels in Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah, three sources told Reuters on Thursday.
Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday backed former Pakistani cricket captain Shahid Afridi’s comments on the Kashmir dispute.
Senior British MP Mike Gapes has urged the government to reassess its ties with Islamabad over the inability of the new Pakistani government of Imran Khan to stop mobs intimidating minorities.
Heavy winds and rainfall have caused havoc in the state of Kuwait yesterday, subsequent to the closures of roads, markets and flight operations at Kuwait International Airport.
Toll in the deadliest wildfires in recent California history climbed to 59 on Wednesday as authorities released a list of 130 people still missing.
Facebook on Tuesday said it shut down more accounts aimed at influencing the US midterm election and that it is exploring a possible link to Russia.