President Trump defended his administration's approach to resolving a trade war with China in a series of tweets on Monday, following three-days of negotiations with the Chinese that ended with little clarity.
Eileen Sullivan and Alan RappeportMay 22, 2018 00:00 IST
Meghan Markle means business. She hasn't been the Duchess of Sussex five minutes but already she has her own dedicated website in which she has highlighted her charitable work in India and declared: "I am proud to be a woman and a feminist."
Former President Barack Obama formally announced on Monday a multiyear production deal with Netflix in which he and the former First Lady, Michelle Obama, will produce TV shows and films for the streaming service.
Secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Monday threatened to impose the "strongest sanctions in history" against Iran if it did not accept a sweeping series of US demands, including effectively giving up its nuclear ambitions, curtailing its ballistic missile programme and ending its expansionist behaviour.
Nine suspected traffickers were killed in Bangladesh on Monday in an intensifying crackdown against a "drug menace" that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has likened to the country's war on homegrown militants.
A Chinese university has apologised and lifted a ban on girls wearing miniskirts and hot pants in the library, revoking a regulation imposed over a student's complaint that such clothes were "harmful to the study atmosphere and are a form of sexual harassment".
Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run to prevent a national social crisis from exploding.
President Donald Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the investigation into the president could be concluded by September.