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Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive

Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Meng Wanzhou has said she will contest allegations of fraud Donald Trump says he could intervene in the case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou if it helps to avoid a further decline in US relations with China. “Whatever’s good for this country, I would do,” the US president said. Ms […]

Grace Millane: Backpacker's body returned to family

Grace Millane: Backpacker's body returned to family

Image copyright Lucie Blackman Trust Image caption The University of Lincoln graduate arrived in New Zealand in mid-November The body of British backpacker Grace Millane has been formally identified and returned to her family. The 22-year-old disappeared in Auckland on 1 December. Police ended their search on Sunday after finding a body on the outskirts […]

Yemen war: Billions in aid, but where's it going?

Yemen war: Billions in aid, but where's it going?

Image copyright AFP Image caption The price of key food staples has risen significantly in recent months, according to the World Food Programme. The ongoing UN-sponsored peace talks are seen as a key moment in the search for an end to the war in Yemen. They also bring a glimmer of hope that the desperate […]

Judge orders Stormy Daniels to reimburse Trump's legal fees

Judge orders Stormy Daniels to reimburse Trump's legal fees

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Donald Trump denies the allegations made by Stormy Daniels A US judge has ordered porn actress Stormy Daniels to reimburse President Donald Trump’s legal fees after her defamation case was thrown out. Ms Daniels, who says she had sex with Mr Trump in 2006, sued him after he […]

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou released on bail in Canada

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou released on bail in Canada

The chief financial officer of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been granted bail by a Canadian court. Meng Wanzhou could be extradited to the US to face fraud charges linked to the alleged violation of sanctions on Iran. A judge in Vancouver set her bail at C$10m (£6m; $7.4m) including C$7m in cash. Meng was […]

Putin's Stasi spy ID pass found in Germany

Putin's Stasi spy ID pass found in Germany

Image copyright BSTU Image caption Vladimir Putin was 33 when he received this Stasi ID card A Stasi ID pass used by Vladimir Putin when he was a Soviet spy in former East Germany has been found in the Stasi secret police archive in Dresden. The Russian president has expressed pride in his record as […]

China to 'cut US car tariff to 15%'

China to 'cut US car tariff to 15%'

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption US President Donald Trump says he has a good relationship with President Xi Jinping China has reportedly proposed cutting tariffs on US-made cars to 15%, the same tax levied on car imports from other countries. Bloomberg reported that China’s cabinet will review the plans, which would undo the 40% import […]

Strasbourg shooting 'leaves several hurt'

Strasbourg shooting 'leaves several hurt'

Image copyright AFP Image caption Shots rang out near a Christmas market in Strasbourg Several people have been wounded in a shooting incident in the eastern French city of Strasbourg, police say. The French Interior Ministry confirmed a “serious public security incident” in the city and urged residents to stay indoors. The shooting is said […]

Democrats and Trump row in Oval Office

Democrats and Trump row in Oval Office

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Trump and Democratic leaders clash over border wall funding in a feisty Oval Office meeting. US President Donald Trump has threatened to shut down the government over funding a US-Mexican border wall in budget talks with top Democrats. In a heated exchange with Nancy Pelosi and […]

ISS: Spacewalk cosmonauts investigate mystery hole

ISS: Spacewalk cosmonauts investigate mystery hole

Image copyright NASA Image caption The two cosmonauts will spend about six hours outside the ISS Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are engaged on a spacewalk to investigate a mysterious hole that caused a loss of air pressure in August. The cause of the hole on the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft, docked to […]