TikTok: US judge halts app store ban

TikTok has avoided a government-ordered block on new downloads in the US after a judge issued a temporary injunction. The video-sharing app had faced being


Iran vows ‘crushing response to US bullying’ after sanctions announcement

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has said the US “faces defeat” in its move to reimpose UN sanctions on the country as European allies called the


US charges citizen with providing support to IS

Prosecutors in Washington have charged a US citizen for joining the so-called Islamic State group in Syria, according to a statement from the Justice Department


US pulls out ambassador to China

United States Ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, will leave Beijing soon. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, made the announcement on Monday. He thanked Branstad for


US revokes visas for 1,000 Chinese students deemed security risk

The US says it has revoked the visas of more than 1,000 Chinese students and researchers who have been deemed to be a security risk.

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China takes aim at US ‘bullying’ of its tech firms

China has taken aim at the US saying its tech firms are victims of “naked bullying”. The accusations come as the Chinese government launches a


Kellyanne Conway resigns as senior White House adviser

Kellyanne Conway has announced that she is resigning from her post as senior adviser to US President Donald Trump. In a statement, Mrs Conway, 53,


Israel and UAE strike historic peace deal

Israel and the United Arab Emirates have reached a deal to normalise relations, with Israel agreeing to suspend its controversial plans to annex parts of


Buhari Mourns Nigeria’s ‘Long Time Friend’, Walter Carrington

President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington. The President in a tribute on Thursday evening described the late


Trump exits briefing as man shot near White House

President Donald Trump was abruptly evacuated from the White House briefing room by security on Monday after shots were fired outside the building. Trump returned to