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A construction site in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Givat Zeev, near Jerusalem. Photograph: Baz Ratner/Reuters

Israel has approved plans for hundreds of new housing units for Jewish settlers in the West Bank, according to reports, prompting a swift condemnation(...)

White House spokesman Josh Earnest speaks about the Apple ruling during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, the US. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Apple has raised concerns with the White House about what it believes is unfair treatment by the EU Commission after Brussels directed the firm to pay(...)

Former British prime minister Tony Blair.  Former US president George Bush’s spokesman  said  “there was no stronger ally than the United Kingdom under the leadership of prime minister Tony Blair”

Former US president George W Bush defended his decision to invade Iraq in 2003 in response to the Chilcot report’s criticisms of the UK’s handling of (...)

President Barack Obama: “Gun violence requires more than moments of silence. It requires action. In failing that test, the Senate failed the American people.” Photograph: Stephen Crowley/The New York Times

The White House accused US senators of a “shameful display of cowardice” on Tuesday and said they failed the American people by not advancing any gun (...)

Omar Mateen carried out an attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando in the early hours of Sunday, killing 49 people. File photograph: Myspace/AP

US investigators have questioned the wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, the FBI said on Wednesday, and a law enfor(...)

A vigil was held in downtown Orlando for victims of a mass shooting in a gay nightclub on Sunday in which 49 people died. Photograph: Simon Carswell/The Irish Times

President Barack Obama will visit Orlando on Thursday to pay his respects to the victims of Sunday’s deadly gun attack on a gay nightclub in the Flori(...)

Los Angeles Coroner officials remove a body at the scene of a shooting at the University of California, Los Angeles on Wednesday. Photograph: Nick Ut/AP

A murder-suicide killed two people at the University of California, Los Angeles on Wednesday, shutting down the campus for two hours as officers in c(...)

Republican senator John Cornyn of Texas and Democrat senator Chuck Schumer of New York, who sponsored the legislation. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Relatives of the victims of the September 11th, 2001 attacks on the US have moved a step closer to being able to sue Saudi Arabia in American courts a(...)

US president Barack Obama is expected to voice his opposition to a British exit from the European Union during his visit to Britain beginning on Thursday night. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

US president Barack Obama lunches with Queen Elizabeth on Friday at Windsor Castle and meets prime minister David Cameron, but the focus on his visit (...)

Draft legislation is expected as soon as this week. Image: Thinkstock

The White House is declining to offer public support for draft legislation that would allow judges to require technology companies such as Apple to he(...)

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