US president Donald Trump said Erdogan ‘was never given a green light’. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty

US president Donald Trump defended his decision to withdraw US troops from northern Syria as “strategically brilliant” yesterday as the US House of Re(...)

Former White House adviser on Russia Fiona Hill arriving on Capitol Hill in Washington on Monday. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP

US president Donald Trump’s former Russia adviser testified on Monday behind closed doors as the latest witness summoned in the Democratic-led impeach(...)

US president Donald Trump has demanded the whistleblower be identified. Photograph: Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump’s former Russia adviser arrived on Capitol Hill on Monday as the latest witness summoned in the Democratic-led impeachment i(...)

House speaker Nancy Pelosi. Get this impeachment wrong and Democrats throw away an eminently winnable election next year. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Until Tuesday, Nancy Pelosi, who turns 80 in March, was honouring the rule that people grow cautious with age. The speaker of the US House of Represen(...)

US speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announces a formal impeachment inquiry of US president Donald Trump, in Washington, DC. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

The House of Representatives is to launch an impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump amid allegations the US president asked Ukraine’s president to inve(...)

 Nancy Pelosi, above, and other senior Democrats have  warned they would block any proposed trade deal with the UK if Brexit were to damage the Belfast Agreement. File photograph: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg

Northern Ireland’s civic and business groups have urged the US Congress to scrutinise any future trade deal with the UK to ensure it complies with the(...)

Politician of the Year: Green Party leader Eamon Ryan. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Politician of the Year: Green Party leader Eamon Ryan The Greens soared in popularity during the European and local elections, taking two seats in Eu(...)

Federal Reserve chairman Jay  Powell: statement to Congress come as investors bet that the reserve’s monetary policymakers will move as early as late July to cut its main interest rate by at least 25 basis points Photograph: Getty

Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Jay Powell has cemented the case for the US central bank to cut interest rates based on mounting risks to the US ec(...)

Jerome Powell, chairman of the US Federal Reserve: “Libra raises many serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protection and financial stability.” Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Federal Reserve chair Jay Powell warned on Wednesday that Facebook’s planned cryptocurrency, called Libra, cannot move forward unless the social media(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his partner Matt Barrett with US vice-president Mike Pence and his sister Anne Pence Poynter at the vice-president’s official residence in Washington DC in March. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

US vice-president Mike Pence is to visit Ireland in September, his first trip here in an official capacity. Mr Pence, who has family roots in Ireland(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »