Politics

Democrats walked out of Syria meeting after Trump had 'meltdown', Pelosi says.

President launches Twitter tirade after Democratic leaders exited meeting they say devolved into insultsDonald Trump’s clash with Democratic lawmakers reached new heights when top Democrats walked out of a White House meeting and House speaker Nan...

Louise Ellman quits Labour party after accusing Jeremy Corbyn of being a ‘danger to Britain’.

LABOUR’S Louse Ellman has quit the party, accusing Labour leader Jeremny Corbyn of being a “danger to Britain.” The MP for Liverpool Riverside cited concerns over “growing antisemitism” under the party leader, quittin...

Pompeo ignored pleas to support former Ukraine envoy, ex-adviser says.

Michael McKinley testified to Congress appeals to the secretary of state to stand up for Marie Yovanovitch were ‘greeted with silence’Mike Pompeo has come under intense scrutiny in Congress, where his former senior adviser testified that the secre...

Trump says U.S. has no stake in Syria because ‘we’re 7,000 miles away’

Condemnation of his stance was quick and severe, not only from Democrats but from Republicans who have been staunch Trump supporters on virtually all issues.

Theresa May takes swipe at Boris Johnson’s points-based immigration system and says its ‘no answer’ to border problems.

THERESA May has slammed Boris Johnson’s new points-based immigration system – warning her successor that it is “not an answer” to Britain’s border problems. The ex-Prime Minister today hit out at Johnson’s premi...

What are the subtexts of 'No - to capitulation' march in Kyiv?.

"Believe me, I already have an allergy to the word "surrender." And I want to assure everyone once again - there will be no surrender of national interests," said President Zelensky in Odesa. The head of state will have to put up with allergies: t...

Trump says PM asked him to set up meeting with Harry Dunn family.

US president says he thought parents of 19-year-old were ready to meet crash suspectDonald Trump has said Boris Johnson asked him to set up a meeting between Harry Dunn’s family and the suspect in the case of the 19-year-old’s death.Speaking at th...

Trump claims Kurds are 'much safer' as US troops leave Syria.

President’s assertion undercuts US mission to Turkey aimed at urging Erdoğan to halt offensiveDonald Trump has hailed his decision to withdraw US troops in Syria, paving way for a Turkish offensive, as “strategically brilliant”, declaring that the...

Third Rudy Giuliani associate arrested at JFK airport – live.

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David Correia was detained in a campaign finance case involving associates of Trump’s personal lawyer with Ukraine linksSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.17pm BST This just in from the Associated Press: A Florida man wanted in...

Brits on Universal Credit could have work allowance raised again, new DWP boss reveals.

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BRITS on Universal Credit could have their work allowance raised again in future, allowing them to keep more of their earned cash, the new DWP boss has said. Thérèse Coffey, who took over from Amber Rudd as the Secretary of State for Work and Pens...

Justice ministers of Ukraine and Latvia sign memorandum of understanding.

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Justice Minister of Ukraine Denys Maliuska signed a memorandum of understanding with Justice Minister of Latvia Jānis Bordāns.

Ukraine’s Cabinet forms commission on business protection.

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The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved a decision to establish the commission on business protection.

Zelensky: Latvia is well aware of all challenges Ukraine facing now.

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Ukraine and Latvia have agreed to continue coordinated interaction in the international institutions.

Freed Ukrainian sailors to undergo rehabilitation in Latvia.

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Latvia plans to invite Ukrainian sailors, who were captured by Russian officers near the Kerch Strait last November and have recently returned to Ukraine, to undergo rehabilitation.

Fate of Ukraine decided by people whose names we do not know, – Kuzmin.

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The politician believes that the issue of peace in Donbas should be addressed by the speaker of Ukrainian Parliament

Medvedchuk: Ukraine should not interfere in U.S. elections; it is crime that will go sideways for state

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Such interference in foreign elections is the infringement of the sovereignty of this or that country and Ukraine should not do it

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to endorse Bernie Sanders for president.

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The progressive New York congresswoman will join the presidential candidate at a New York rallyThe progressive congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is set to endorse Bernie Sanders in the race to be the Democratic party’s nominee for the White H...

Michel Barnier optimistic of deal after PM makes concessions on Irish border.

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Boris Johnson fighting to get Democratic Unionists to back Brexit deal with BrusselsLatest Brexit news - live updatesMichel Barnier has spoken of his optimism that a Brexit deal can be reached by the end of Wednesday, but EU sources said an extens...

Police watchdog asks Johnson-Arcuri inquiries to hold back.

IOPC is considering whether to launch case into alleged misconduct in public officeOne of the four inquiries into claims of a conflict of interest involving Boris Johnson and a US businesswoman has been scaled back and a second is under pressure t...

No shelling near disengagement areas in Petrivkse, Zolote over two days, Zelenskyi says.

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyi states no shelling was recorded near the disengagement areas in the village of Petrivkse and the town of Zolote in the course of the past two days, but it is necessary to wait for a seven-day sustainable cea...

Sanders and Warren build big war chests as Biden fundraising lags behind.

Figures released after the Democratic debate show Sanders has $33.5m cash on hand, with Warren on $25.7m and Biden just $8.9mFundraising figures for the third quarter confirm that Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have taken a commanding lead in...

Kyiv, Riga to cooperate in recovering assets of Ukrainian ex-officials.

Ukraine and Latvia are committed to active bilateral cooperation in the recovery of assets of former Ukrainian high-ranking officials that were illegally transferred to Latvian banks.

Zelensky signs law that amends Criminal Procedure Code.

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The amendments concern eavesdropping actions that may be performed by NABU, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau and SBI, the State Bureau of Investigations

Parliament approves law on restarting judicial reform.

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The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has approved the Law "On Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine regarding the Functioning of Judicial Governance" (No.1008).