US president Donald  Trump walks off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House. Photograph: Tasos Katopodis/EPA

US president Donald Trump has said his administration will release a full report in the next two days about the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khasho(...)

Emma Coronel Aispuro (centre) arrives for start of the trial of her husband, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the infamous drug lord known as El Chapo, at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/New York Times

The trial of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán was set to open in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday, amid intense p(...)

‘This is a timely reminder that these bad actors won’t give up’. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A Kremlin-backed group of internet trolls that meddled in the 2016 presidential election appeared to be trying to influence US voters using Facebook d(...)

 Yemenis carry the coffin of a Houthi militia member  killed in ongoing fighting in the war-torn Arab country. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

The United States has called for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Yemen in a sign that international pressure is intensifying to bring an end (...)

A customer looks at cannabis on display after legal recreational marijuana went on sale at a Tweed retail store in St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Photograph: Chris Wattie/Reuters.

Canada became the first industrialised nation to legalise recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest(...)

In relation to Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance US president Donald Trump said: ‘we’re going to get to the bottom of it and there will be severe’ punishment: Reuters

US president Donald Trump said does not want to “hurt jobs” by sanctioning Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, but has nonetheless(...)

Amazon’s pay rise helps to address growing discontent at working conditions in its network of logistics warehouses. Photograph: AP

A few hours after Amazon announced it would raise the minimum wage for its US staff to $15 (€13) an hour, chief executive Jeff Bezos appeared on stage(...)

Demonstrators protest against Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the US supreme court due to sexual assault claims. Photograph:   Saul Loeb

They watched in cafes and bars, in living rooms and kitchens around the country, through  iPhones, live streams and cable TV. On Thursday, millio(...)

Sand bags surround homes on North Topsail Beach, North Carolina, US, as Hurricane Florence threatens the coast. Photograph: AP Photo/Chuck Burton

The east coast of the United States is bracing for a major hurricane as Hurricane Florence gathered pace in the Atlantic Ocean. Satellite imagery on (...)

The Palestine Liberation Organisation office in Washington. The mission opened in the US capital in 1994. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

The Trump administration is to close the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) office in Washington DC in a move likely to inflame tensions in the(...)

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