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Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and US president Donald Trump at a news conference at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Photograph: AP Photo/Lynne Sladky

US president Donald Trump moved to temper expectations about a possible meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, warning that he would walk out o(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn during the second debate on the Syrian air strikes in the House of Commons. “It is for this House to take matters into its own hands.” Photograph: PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn has called on MPs to assert their authority over British military action after Theresa May’s government failed to consult parliament ahe(...)

US president Donald Trump descends from Air Force One on arrival at Palm Beach International Airport in Florida en route to his Mar-a-Lago estate. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty

Donald Trump hit out at James Comey on Monday again following an explosive TV interview in which the former FBI director labelled the president “moral(...)

China’s president Xi Jinping says he is personally opposed to life-long rule, in spite of recent removal of two-term limit. Photograph: Naohiko Hatta/AFP/Getty Images

Chinese president Xi Jinping has said that he is “personally opposed” to life-long rule, adding that foreign observers have “misinterpreted” a recent (...)

Lawyers take part in  a protest in Srinigar, Kashmir, on Monday  calling for justice in the case of rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl  in Jammu and Kashmir state in January. Photograph: Farooq Khan/EPA

Eight men accused of involvement in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in India’s Jammu and Kashmir state appeared in court on Monda(...)

Mark Zuckerberg: Congress had a mixed bag of concerns for Facebook’s head this week, including points about the company’s privacy and data-collection policies. Photograph: Gabriella Demczuk/New York Times

When it comes to regulating Facebook, US lawmakers are in over their head. But does that matter? This week’s marathon testimony by Mark Zuckerberg, t(...)

US president Trump withdrew from the trans pacific partnership last year. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

US president Donald Trump said the United States would only join the Trans Pacific Partnership, a multinational trade pact his administration walked a(...)

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg addresses US senators in Washington, DC, on Tuesday. Photograph: Al Drago/Bloomberg

Hours of US congressional testimony by Facebook founder, chief executive and chairman Mark Zuckerberg this week gave little satisfaction that anything(...)

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg  took personal responsibility Tuesday for the leak of data on tens of millions of its users, while warning of an ‘arms race’ against Russian disinformation during a high stakes face-to-face with US lawmakers. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP

In Walt Disney’s Fantasia, the apprentice Mickey Mouse bashfully hands back the sorcerer’s hat after failing to stop a troupe of magic broomsticks fro(...)

Former GAA presidents  Seán McCague and Joe Mc Donagh.  Photograph: David Sleator

The various commemorations and reflections on the 20th anniversary of the Belfast Agreement are a reminder that it also had an impact on the GAA at th(...)

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