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Former US president George Bush: He  was the youngest pilot in the US navy. He remains the last president with combat experience. Of all the theories behind the spurt in populism – the 2008 crash, immigration – the passing of the “greatest” generation from both high office and the electorate is under-discussed. Photograph:  Luke Frazza/Getty Images

As Americans pore over the feats of the late George HW Bush, so extensive that you half-expect “rocket scientist” to pop up, it is still the first tha(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Worries about US bond markets signalling an impending recession, and a still rumbling trade war between the world’s top two economies, saw European sh(...)

Michael Flynn, former national security adviser to US president Donald Trump, leaves Federal Court in Washington, DC. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP

US president Donald Trump’s first national security adviser Michael Flynn helped substantially with the special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation(...)

US senator Lindsey Graham speaks to reporters after attending a closed-door briefing on the death of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, by CIA Director Gina Haspel at the US Capitol in Washington on December 4th Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

US senators blasted Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday after receiving a classified briefing from CIA director Gina Haspel on the death(...)

One possible pitfall for Ireland is that South Korea may also want its citizens to be included in the visa scheme which is currently only available to Australia.

A possible Senate vote on a proposal to extend the E3 visa scheme to Irish citizens is likely to be delayed, as the US Capitol focuses on memorials fo(...)

Michelle Obama acknowledges the crowd at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Monday. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA

Things we learned from Michelle Obama during her event in London’s Southbank Centre on Monday: She still has imposter syndrome, marriage counselling i(...)

China’s CSI300 index of Shanghai and Shenzhen shares rose 2.6 per cent. In Japan, the Nikkei gained 1.3 per cent to a six-week high. Photograph: Hilary Swift/The New York Times

Asian shares rallied on Monday after US and Chinese leaders brokered a truce in their trade conflict, a relief for the global economic outlook and a t(...)

US president Donald Trump sits opposite Chinese president Xi Jinping at a working dinner after the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Donald Trump arrived back to Washington on Sunday from the G20 summit in Argentina claiming trade victories for the United States after he agreed to d(...)

US president Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arriving  in Maryland, US, after the G20 summit in Argentina

Chinese state media welcomed the decision by presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump to set their differences aside, for the time being at least, after(...)

President Donald Trump (centre, right)with China’s president Xi Jinping (left)  during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit on Saturday  night in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Photograph: AP

US president Donald Trump has delayed for 90 days his threatened imposition of 25 per cent tariffs on Chinese imports after a dinner meeting with Chin(...)

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