Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell escorts US president-elect Donald Trump and  his wife Melania Trump to a meeting at the  Capitol in Washington. Photograph: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

He favours joining forces with Moscow, repudiating trade deals and pulling back from Nato. He sees climate change as “not one of our big problems”, h(...)

US president Barack Obama shakes hands with president-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Thursday. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

The Government has moved quickly to open relations with the incoming administration of United States president-elect Donald Trump. The move was rec(...)

“Two wrongs”: Pat Kenny. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

For those of us who still cling to such fuddy-duddy notions as balanced reporting and dispassionate analysis, Wednesday’s discussion of new Dublin tra(...)

Leading US politicians have criticised the European Commission’s order that Apple pay billions in back taxes to Ireland. File photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

The European Commission’s order that Apple pay billions in back taxes to Ireland could hurt the European economy and “undermines the spirit of economi(...)

Donald Trump: Urged law enforcement officials and his own supporters to monitor polling stations for electoral fraud. Photograph: New York Times

In the face of a sharp slide in his poll numbers against Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has done the u(...)

Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump: his allies dismiss the criticism as politically motivated and historically suspect. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The comparison was inflammatory, to say the least. William F Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts, equated Donald Trump’s immigration plan with Kr(...)

Crowd control: President Obama at the baseball game between Tampa Bay Rays and Cuba’s national team, in Havana. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Niurka Céspedes walks along San Juan de Dios Street in Old Havana with a few groceries. She spends her days minding her blind 76-year-old mother, who (...)

Saudi foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir  and US Secretary of State John Kerry: there has been a decades-long relationship between the spy services of Saudi Arabia and the United States. Photograph: Jacquelyn Martin/AFP/Getty Images

When President Barack Obama secretly authorised the Central Intelligence Agency to begin arming Syria’s embattled rebels in 2013, the spy agency knew (...)

President Barack Obama meeting King Salman of Saudi Arabia in the Oval Office of the White House last September. The relationship between the countries has become increasingly strained, but the US seems a long way from abandoning it. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

The Obama administration on Monday confronted the fundamental contradiction in its increasingly tense relationship with Saudi Arabia. It could not bri(...)

In February, the UN Security Council was asked to investigate the deaths of 12 doctors in the Islamic State-held city of Mosul. It was alleged the doctors were killed after refusing to remove organs. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

Islamic State has sanctioned the harvesting of human organs in a previously undisclosed ruling by the group’s Islamic scholars, raising concerns that (...)

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