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18 April, 2018 4:25 PM Donald Trump advisor apologises to Nikki Haley for ‘confusion’ remarks

Earlier on Tuesday, economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters during a briefing in Florida that Ms. Haley “got ahead of the curve” An internal White House quarrel over the timing of new Russia sanctions played out in public when the new economic adviser suggested UN Ambassador Nikki Haley was suffering from “momentary confusion” and Ms. Haley retorted 44

18 April, 2018 11:25 AM Donald Trump confirms CIA chief met Kim Jong-Un in North Korea

US President Donald Trump confirmed today that his CIA director had met North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un on a secret visit to Pyongyang, ahead of a planned summit between the two leaders. "Mike Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea last week. Meeting went very smoothly and a good relationship was formed. Details of Summit are being worked out now," tweeted 43

17 April, 2018 8:59 AM China rules U.S. sorghum was dumped, as trade tensions mount

China on Tuesday ordered importers of U.S. sorghum to pay deposits for possible higher tariffs in an anti-dumping investigation, adding to growing trade conflict with Washington. A preliminary ruling by the Commerce Ministry said U.S. sorghum was being sold at improperly low prices, hurting Chinese farmers. It said importers must post bonds of 178.6% of the value 8

16 April, 2018 3:51 AM Japan, China pledge to work on economic ties amid heightened trade tensions

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged last year to reset the sometimes touchy relationship between Asia's two largest economic powers Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Taro Kono and his Chinese counterpart kicked off the first high-level economic talks between their nations in eight years on Monday, at a time of tense trade 29

14 April, 2018 6:47 PM U.N. rejects Russian attempt to condemn U.S. ‘aggression’ on Syria

Eight countries — the U.S., Britain, France, Netherlands, Sweden, Kuwait, Poland and Ivory Coast — vote against the Russian draft. The U.N. Security Council rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the “aggression” by the United States and its allies against Syria on April 14. The vote reflected support for the airstrikes on Syrian chemical 52

14 April, 2018 3:20 PM Theresa May faces backlash at home

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a backlash from the domestic opposition after launching military strikes Saturday on Syria without consulting parliament. As the Conservative leader explained her rationale for the airstrikes, Opposition parties claimed the attacks were legally dubious, risked escalating conflict and should have been approved 28

14 April, 2018 4:31 AM Russian envoy warns of ‘consequences’ after US-led strikes on Syria

Syria ally Russia has warned of “consequences” following the launch of US-led strikes against Bashar al-Assad’s regime in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack. “Again, we are being threatened,” Russia’s ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, has said in a statement. “We warned that such actions will not be left without consequences. All responsibility 50

9 April, 2018 5:39 AM Reed edges Fowler, Spieth to capture Masters thriller

Fending off epic challenges from three top rivals in a dramatic Masters final round, Patrick Reed captured his first major title Sunday, grinding out a one-shot victory at Augusta National. The 27-year-old US Ryder Cup firebrand showed the same grit he displays in match-play battles, dispatching Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Rory McIlroy in an emotional 39

8 April, 2018 9:23 PM Kim Jong Un Ready To Discuss Denuclearisation With US: Reports

A meeting between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump could take place as North Korean officials said they were ready to discuss denuclearisation. Washington: North Korean officials have told their US counterparts that Kim Jong Un is ready to discuss denuclearisation, an assurance that could pave the way for a meeting with President Donald Trump 64

8 April, 2018 1:37 PM Trump threatens to retaliate on Syria for chemical weapons attack

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will have a “big price to pay” for launching a deadly chemical weapons attack on civilians, and blamed Iran and Russian President Vladimir Putin for backing “animal Assad.” “Many dead, including women and children, in mindless CHEMICAL attack in Syria. Area of atrocity is in lockdown 30