S-400 blowback? Turkey seeks replacement for US-withheld helicopter engines in $1.5bn export deal

Ankara and Islamabad have agreed to seek replacement engines for 30 Turkish-made attack helicopters after the US blocked supplies. Some Turkish officials say Washington is retaliating for the purchase of Russian-made...

Sales for Michelle Obama memoir top 2m copies

Michelle Obama’s Becoming is selling at a pace rarely seen for a political memoir or any non-fiction book. Combined hardcover, e-book and audio sales in the US and Canada topped two million...

Labour’s McDonnell calls for opposition to Tommy Robinson

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has called for a show of opposition against the “poison” politics of far-right activist Tommy Robinson. With Mr Robinson expected to feature prominently in a Brexit march in...

Mexican government honours Trump son-in-law Kushner

The Mexican government has presented US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner with the Order of the Aztec Eagle, the highest honour the country gives to foreigners. Mr...

US, Canada and Mexico sign new trade pact

US President Donald Trump has joined the leaders of Canada and Mexico at a global meeting in Argentina to sign a revised North American trade pact that he called “groundbreaking” and...

How many Tory MPs might vote against May’s Brexit deal?

More than 80 Conservative MPs have spoken out against Theresa May’s Brexit deal – but only a minority have said they intend to vote against it in the Commons. Press Association calculations...

Trump cancels planned meeting with Putin at G20 over Russia-Ukraine flare up

US President Donald Trump has cancelled a scheduled meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin which was due to take place at the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires on Saturday. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1068181371883909121 Trump had previously...

Michael Cohen Admits Talks for Trump Over Moscow Tower Occurred Well Into Campaign

Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, admitted in court on Thursday that he had engaged in negotiations to build a tower in Moscow for Mr. Trump well into...

Siding with fascism: Western ideologues pose greater threat to the West’s security than ISIS

A Western ideologue unravelling is no pretty sight. It’s like watching a lobster boiling in a pot. And like that lobster he or she eventually pops. ‘Popping’ recently over Russia have been...

German Finance Ministry unaware that getting gold back from US is ‘becoming a hot...

For decades, the Bundesbank, Germany’s central bank and custodian of the country’s gold, has been storing over 1,200 tons of the precious metal worth nearly €50 billion in the New York...