A Chinese man will be deported after a video emerged of him making racist comments, Kenya's immigration department says. The man, identified as Liu Jiaqi, was captured in a video calling all Kenyans, including President Uhuru Kenyatta, "monkeys". Mr Liu and his representatives have yet to comment on the situation …read more
Vice-President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have denied writing an explosive and anonymous opinion piece that said an internal “resistance” is working to thwart parts of Donald Trump’s agenda, as the White House seeks to rout out the author.
Trump reacted with fury to the anonymous …read more
US President Donald Trump has denied assertions by prominent journalist Bob Woodward in his new book that he ordered the assassination of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Mr Trump said the idea was "never even discussed" with defence officials. Defence Secretary James Mattis has also denied words attributed to him in …read more
Sadiq Khan today ordered the removal of 'offensive' posters that condemn the state of Israel as a 'racist endeavour'. The London Mayor hit out at 'vandalism' after the images started appearing on bus stops around the capital.
The posters sprung up as Jewish groups warned that anti-Semitism was on the …read more
Sometimes an empty chair can speak volumes.
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence intentionally set up an unoccupied seat to shame Google parent company Alphabet at Wednesday's hearing on foreign meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
The committee wanted either Alphabet CEO Larry Page or Google Chief Executive …read more
Palestinians and right groups condemned a decision by an Israeli court that gave the green light for the military to demolish a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank, forcibly evicting 180 residents there.
In a statement on Wednesday, the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority said the decision to raze the Khan …read more
Paraguay will return its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv, reversing a contentious decision months ago to move the diplomatic site to Jerusalem.
"Paraguay wants to contribute to an intensification of regional diplomatic efforts to achieve a broad, fair and lasting peace in the Middle East," Foreign Minister Luis …read more
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has held talks with Pakistan's prime minister and foreign minister, as the two erstwhile strategic allies seek to mend ties that Pakistan has said have become "almost non-existent" in recent months.
Pompeo met Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi in …read more
US President Donald Trump has denied he wanted to kill Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a key claim in a new book by renowned Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward.
"That was never even contemplated," Trump told reporters in the Oval Office on Wednesday as he met with the emir of Kuwait …read more
A day after six people were killed in southern Iraq's Basra city, violent protests over poor government services continued with security forces opening fire after new clashes.
Protesters in Basra told Al Jazeera on Wednesday that live ammunition and tear gas were fired by security personnel at hundreds of demonstrators …read more
“Treason?” President Donald Trump tweeted this afternoon about a New York Times op-ed in which he got shivved by an anonymous Trump administration staffer.
Earlier, Trump had showed up half an hour late this evening to a White House meeting with some of the country’s sheriffs, armed with documents …read more
A POWERFUL earthquake has rocked the city of Sapporo in northern Japan just hours after large parts of the south of the country were battered by the biggest typhoon to hit in 25 years. The Magnitude 6.7 quake struck 70 miles south of Sapporo on the island of Hokkaido …read more
The New York Times today published an anonymous Op-Ed essay. The newspaper said, "We have done so at the request of the author, a senior official in the Trump administration whose identity is known to us and whose job would be jeopardized by its disclosure. We believe publishing this essay …read more
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