US president Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud. Photograph:  Mandel Ngan/AFP

US president Donald Trump circumvented Congress on Friday by declaring an emergency over Iran and moving forward with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the (...)

US president Donald Trump greets Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán in the Oval Office. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

US President Donald Trump congratulated Viktor Orbán for doing a “tremendous job” as prime minister of Hungary as he welcomed the controversial leader(...)

The Aughinish Alumina refinery on the Shannon Estuary near Foynes, Co Limerick.

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will meet US treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin in Washington on Tuesday amid growing concern over continuing US sa(...)

Ronny Jackson: hearing on his nomination  was delayed after allegations emerged that he resided over a hostile work environment. Photograph:    EPA/ Michael Reynolds

White House doctor Ronny Jackson’s appointment as secretary of veteran affairs appears to be in jeopardy after the US senate delayed a key vote on his(...)

CIA director Mike Pompeo  travelled to the North Korean capital to meet Kim Jong-un in recent weeks. File photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

Preparations are under way for a groundbreaking summit between the leaders of the United States and North Korea as the White House confirmed CIA direc(...)

Despite ongoing rebukes over his defence of white supremacists, US president Donald Trump defiantly returned to his campaign’s nativist themes on Thursday. Photograph: Matt Cardy/PA Wire.

Despite ongoing rebukes over his defence of white supremacists, US president Donald Trump defiantly returned to his campaign’s nativist themes on Thu(...)

US president Donald Trump:  In the hours preceding the missile strike on the Shayrat airfield in western Syria, the Trump administration delivered its strongest criticism yet of Russia’s involvement in the Syrian civil war. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

US lawmakers from both parties backed US president Donald Trump’s decision to launch a military strike against Syria, but demanded further details on(...)

A worker removes letters from a Trump logo in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Photograph: Wayne Parry/AP

China has given a speedy go-ahead to 38 new Trump trademarks, which will allow US president Donald Trump and his family to use the brand to expand a r(...)

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and National Security Agency director Adm. Michael Rogers testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

Russian cyberattacks pose a “major threat” to the country, top US intelligence officials told a congressional hearing on Thursday despite skepticism f(...)

President-elect Donald Trump following his meeting with Mitt Romney at the weekend. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP

President-elect Donald Trump, working to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on January 20th, was scheduled to hold talks in New (...)

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