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Avigdor Lieberman emerges as unlikely kingmaker of Israeli politics

TEL AVIV — Benjamin Netanyahu’s future may lie in the hands of a former nightclub bouncer who began his political…

Washington Post editor defends reporters from Trump’s ‘dangerous’ attacks

The editor of the Washington Post says President Trump’s latest insults against two Post reporters are “unwarranted and dangerous.” Trump…

MIT Media Lab co-founder defends decision to take Jeffrey Epstein money

A co-founder of an embattled department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has defended its decision to accept hundreds…

Cathay Pacific chair to retire amid HK protest row

Cathay Pacific’s chairman John Slosar is to retire from Hong Kong’s flagship carrier after 39 years. It comes weeks after…

Israel deploys mannequin soldiers on border with Lebanon

Israel is on high alert for a cross-border attack after Hezbollah’s deputy leader said his forces would launch a “surprise”…

Brexit: Opposition MPs agree strategy to block no deal

Jeremy Corbyn says opposition MPs will take the first steps towards trying to pass a law blocking a no-deal Brexit…

Nasa said to be investigating first allegation of a crime in space

Nasa is reported to be investigating a claim that an astronaut accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from…

Kashmir: suspected militant killed in Indian security operation

A suspected militant and a police officer have been killed in a gun battle in Indian-administered Kashmir in what is…

French waiter shot dead for being ‘too slow with sandwich’, say witnesses

A customer fatally shot a waiter at a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris, apparently enraged at being made to…

Portland braced for far-right rally and antifa counter-demo

Far-right groups are rallying in the north-western US city of Portland, Oregon, amid fears of clashes with left-wing counter-protesters. Police…
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