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Trump-Putin summit: US leader cautious ahead of Helsinki talks

US President Donald Trump will meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday, ending a tumultuous European tour in which he criticised his allies.Mr Trump said he had "low expectati

Israel deals ‘hardest blow’ to Hamas since 2014 Gaza war

Israel has carried out its biggest attack against Hamas militant targets in Gaza since the war in 2014, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says.The raids were a response to rockets fired int

White House: Trump-Putin summit ‘is on’ after hacking indictment

A summit between US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin will go ahead as planned despite tension over Moscow's alleged election meddling, the White House says.The pair

Trump: Brexit plan ‘will probably kill’ US trade deal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Donald Trump has said the UK will "probably not" get a trade deal with the US, if the prime minister's Brexit plan goes ahead.He told The Sun the PM's plan wo

Trump urges Nato members to double military funding target

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has urged Nato allies to commit 4% of their annual output (GDP) to military spending - double the current target.The White House con

Cave rescue: Elation as Thai boys and coach freed by divers

Joy and relief have greeted the rescue of 12 boys and their football coach from flooded caves in northern Thailand after divers completed a daring operation to bring them out.Seventeen days

Brett Kavanaugh picked for Supreme Court by President Trump

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, setting the stage for a bruising confirmation battle.In a primetime announcemen

Thai cave rescue: Remaining trapped boys wait to escape

Media playback is unsupported on your device Cave divers in Thailand are poised to restart the high-risk operation to extract the remaining eight boys and their football coach from a vast flooded cave sy

North Korea: US is making ‘gangster-like’ demands on denuclearisation

North Korea has accused the US of using "gangster-like" tactics to push it towards nuclear disarmament after a fresh round of high-level talks. It branded the US attitude at the meeting as

Thailand cave rescue: Boys ‘can walk but can’t dive yet’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Twelve boys and their football coach trapped in waterlogged caves in Thailand will not be rescued overnight as they cannot dive, an official says.An air line

Aum Shinrikyo: Japan executes cult leader Shoko Asahara

The leader of the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult which carried out a deadly nerve gas attack on the Tokyo underground in 1995 has been executed.Japan media are reporting that six other Aum Shi

Kim Dotcom loses latest appeal against US extradition

Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has lost his latest court battle against extradition from New Zealand to the US.New Zealand's Court of Appeal upheld the decision that Mr Dotcom and three o

Thailand cave: ‘Zero risks’ to be taken in rescue of boys

Media playback is unsupported on your device Rescuers will take no risks in freeing the 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand, an official said.They have received their f

Thailand cave rescue: Boys found alive after nine days

Media playback is unsupported on your device Twelve boys and their football coach missing in caves in Thailand for nine days have been found by divers, in a drama that has gripped the nation.They were di

Mexico election: Exit polls put López Obrador in front

Media playback is unsupported on your device Left-winger Andrés Manuel López Obrador has a clear lead in the race to be Mexico's next president, exit polls say.The former mayor of Mexico City, who was

#Familiesbelongtogether: Thousands protest over migrant separations

Media playback is unsupported on your device Tens of thousands of people have joined nationwide protests across the US over the Trump administration's hardline immigration policies. More than 630 events

Trump to name nominee for Supreme Court on 9 July

US President Donald Trump says he plans to announce his nominee for a new Supreme Court judge on 9 July.He told reporters on board the presidential aircraft Air Force One he had narrowed th

Maryland shooting: Five killed in attack on US newspaper

Media playback is unsupported on your device A gunman has opened fire at a local newspaper office in Maryland, killing five people and wounding others.Staff at the Capital Gazette building in Annapolis s

Anthony Kennedy: US Supreme Court judge to retire

US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is to retire, giving President Donald Trump the chance to cement a conservative majority on the top court.The conservative has sided with liberals o

Travel ban: Trump hails ‘tremendous’ Supreme Court ruling

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has hailed a Supreme Court ruling upholding his travel ban which covers people from several Muslim-majority countries.Lower courts h

US border agents halt migrant family prosecutions

A US border security chief says he has temporarily stopped launching criminal prosecutions of migrants who illegally enter the country with children.Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan t

Turkey election: Erdogan wins second term as president

Turkey's long-standing leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the country's presidential poll in the first round, the election authority chief says.Sadi Guven said the president "received the

Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa says he was ‘inches’ from Bulawayo explosion

Media playback is unsupported on your device Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack at a rally in the city of Bulawayo.Mr Mnangagwa said an object "exploded a few in

Trump hosts victims of undocumented migrants amid family separations row

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has hosted the relatives of victims killed by illegal immigrants amid outrage over the separation of migrant families. "Your loved o

EU tariffs on US goods come into force

The European Union (EU) has introduced retaliatory tariffs on US goods as a top official launched a fresh attack on President Donald Trump's trade policy. The duties on €2.8bn (£2.4bn) worth of US goods came int