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“Not since World War II has the country seen deficits during times of low unemployment that are as large as those we project,” CBO director Philip Swagel said in a statement.

The US will rack up budget deficits totalling $13.1 trillion (€11.9 trillion) over the coming decade and continuing to rise to levels “unprecedented i(...)

 Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu with US president Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/ EPA

The release of the United States Middle East peace plan was repeatedly delayed due to the ongoing political uncertainty in Israel, which has been gove(...)

US president Donald Trump at a press conference with Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu in the White House on Tuesday. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Blooomberg

Donald Trump unveiled his long-delayed Middle East peace plan on Tuesday, saying it would lay the foundations for “a realistic two-state solution” to (...)

 Huawei’s main UK offices in Reading. Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty Images

Boris Johnson has faced criticism from senior Conservatives at Westminster and Republicans in Washington for his decision to allow Huawei to take part(...)

US president Donald Trump with ghis then newly-appointed national security adviser John Bolton in April, 2018. Photograph:  Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images

Donald Trump’s lawyers were set to wrap up their opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial on Tuesday, as senators debate whether to call witn(...)

Former US national security adviser John Bolton: assertion Donald Trump told him he wanted to withhold aid to Ukraine makes it  more likely more Republicans will agree to call him as a witness. Photograph: Erin Schaff/ New York Times

Two high-profile Republicans have signalled that claims in an upcoming book by John Bolton were sufficient reason to call the former US national secur(...)

 Former prisoners attend a wreath-laying ceremony in front of the Death Wall during ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the former Nazi  concentration  camp on Monday. Photograph: Andrzej Grygiel/EPA

Exactly 75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, 100 elderly survivors gather one last time here on Monday: to remember the dead of the fo(...)

John Bolton: Said he was prepared to testify in the Senate impeachment trial if a subpoena was issued to compel him to appear. Photograph: Erin Schaff/The New York Times

When Democrats push to call witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the coming days, the top target will be John Bolton(...)

  Esmail Qaani (second left),  the new leader of the Revolutionary Guard’s  Quds Force.  Photograph: Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

The same hawks in western capitals who welcomed the US’s assassination this month of Qassem Suleimani will also have felt vindicated by the elevation (...)

Senate majority leader  Mitch McConnell ahead of the Senate impeachment trial against President Donald Trump, in Washington, on Saturday. Photograph: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images

Republicans know very well who they are. That’s why it was such a juicy moment when Hakeem Jeffries, the congressman from Brooklyn and Democratic impe(...)

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