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Trump ‘to do everything’ for Middle East peace

Trump ‘to do everything’ for Middle East peace

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump said he looks forward to working with Israeli and Palestinian leaders for lasting peace US President Donald Trump has said he will “do everything” to help Israelis and Palestinians achieve peace. At talks with Mahmoud Abbas, he spoke of being gratified that the Palestinian leader had committed to […]

Sinkhole opens at Trump’s Florida retreat

Sinkhole opens at Trump’s Florida retreat

Media captionThe hole is near a water main A sinkhole has opened at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago golf resort in Florida. The town of Palm Beach, where Mr Trump’s retreat is located, tweeted a traffic alert on Monday morning about the 4ft by 4ft (1.2m) road cavity. City officials tweeted that the hole had formed […]

Turkey accuses US of ‘aggressive actions’ over brawl

Turkey accuses US of ‘aggressive actions’ over brawl

Media captionProtesters injured outside Turkish embassy in Washington Turkey has blamed US officials for “aggressive and unprofessional actions” and “security lapses” during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit last week. The Turkish foreign minister said it had summoned the US ambassador, John Bass, and asked for an investigation. During the key visit, a brawl erupted between […]

Ex-national security adviser ducks Senate’s Russia inquiry

Ex-national security adviser ducks Senate’s Russia inquiry

Media captionGen Michael Flynn explains Donald Trump’s appeal during the campaign President Donald Trump’s fired national security adviser has refused to hand over files to a Senate panel probing alleged Russian political meddling. Michael Flynn invoked his legal right against self-incrimination, his lawyers told the committee. The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating possible links between […]

Ex-national security adviser ducks Senate’s Russia inquiry

Ex-national security adviser ducks Senate’s Russia inquiry

Media captionGen Michael Flynn explains Donald Trump’s appeal during the campaign President Donald Trump’s fired national security adviser has refused to hand over files to a Senate panel probing alleged Russian political meddling. Michael Flynn invoked his legal right against self-incrimination, his lawyers told the committee. The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating possible links between […]

Trump to meet Palestinian leader Abbas in West Bank

Trump to meet Palestinian leader Abbas in West Bank

Image copyright AFP Image caption Rioters threw stones at a protest against Mr Trump’s visit in the West Bank on Monday US President Donald Trump is to meet the leader of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, on the final day of his visit to the Middle East. Israel and the Palestinians have not held direct […]

Sinkhole opens at Trump’s Florida retreat

Sinkhole opens at Trump’s Florida retreat

Image copyright ABC Image caption The sinkhole is directly in front of Mar-a-Lago A sinkhole has opened at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago golf resort in Florida. The town of Palm Beach, where Mr Trump’s retreat is located, tweeted a traffic alert on Monday morning about the 4ft by 4ft (1.2m) road cavity. City officials tweeted […]

Turkey accuses US of ‘aggressive actions’ over brawl

Turkey accuses US of ‘aggressive actions’ over brawl

Media captionProtesters injured outside Turkish embassy in Washington Turkey has blamed US officials for “aggressive and unprofessional actions” and “security lapses” during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit last week. The Turkish foreign minister said it had summoned the US ambassador, John Bass, and asked for an investigation. During the key visit, a brawl erupted between […]

Ex-national security adviser defies Senate’s Russia inquiry

Ex-national security adviser defies Senate’s Russia inquiry

Media captionGen Michael Flynn explains Donald Trump’s appeal during the campaign President Donald Trump’s fired national security adviser has refused to hand over files to a Senate panel probing alleged Russian political meddling. Michael Flynn invoked his legal right against self-incrimination, his lawyers told the committee. The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating possible links between […]

Ex-national security adviser ‘to defy Senate Russia inquiry’

Ex-national security adviser ‘to defy Senate Russia inquiry’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena to get the documents The fired US national security adviser will refuse to hand over documents to a Senate panel investigating alleged Russian meddling in the US election. Michael Flynn reportedly plans to invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination on Monday. The Senate […]