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Trump nuclear order could be refused – General

Trump nuclear order could be refused – General

If Donald Tump ordered a nuclear strike that was not legal, the top US nuclear commander says he would not carry it out. US Air Force General John Hyten, who is ultimately responsible for launching a nuclear strike, said in this scenario he would instead present the...
Trump puts elephant trophy imports on hold

Trump puts elephant trophy imports on hold

Trump puts elephant trophy imports on hold 18 November 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright SPL Image caption The US Fish and Wildlife Service argues hunting “will enhance the survival of the African elephant” President Donald Trump has...
Trump picks ghost hunter to be federal judge

Trump picks ghost hunter to be federal judge

Trump picks ghost hunter to be federal judge 15 November 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright YouTube Image caption Brett Talley is awaiting confirmation from the US senate One of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees is a ghost hunter who...
Trump 'sentenced to death' by North Korea

Trump 'sentenced to death' by North Korea

Donald Trump deserves the death penalty for insulting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the country’s state media has said. An editorial in the ruling party newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, called the US President a “hideous criminal” for urging the five...
Macron warns Europe not to rebuff Trump and Putin

Macron warns Europe not to rebuff Trump and Putin

Macron warns Europe not to rebuff Trump and Putin By Lucy Williamson BBC Paris correspondent 14 November 2017 From the section Europe Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMr Macron: ‘It’s very important to me to support those defending...
Senate committee questions Trump nuclear authority

Senate committee questions Trump nuclear authority

Senate committee questions Trump nuclear authority 14 November 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Minot Air Force Base houses part of the US arsenal of Minuteman Intercontinential Ballistic Missiles For the first time...
What we learned about Trump during Asia tour

What we learned about Trump during Asia tour

“It’s been a great 12 days,” Donald Trump declared at the end of his five-nation tour. “A lot of great things have happened for our country and, I think, for the world.” For the President personally, this has been a good 12 days. He has...
Trump touts big energy deals in Asia

Trump touts big energy deals in Asia

14 November 2017 From the section Business Image copyright AFP US President Donald Trump wraps up a 12-day tour of Asia on Tuesday which he said created $ 300bn (£228bn) in sales to companies in the region and several major energy deals. Energy agreements made up...
Trump Jr releases private WikiLeaks messages

Trump Jr releases private WikiLeaks messages

Donald Trump’s son has released private Twitter messages he exchanged with the WikiLeaks account in the run-up to the US election. Donald Trump Jr’s response came hours after they appeared on The Atlantic website. The Twitter direct messages began in...
The budding bromance of Trump and Duterte

The budding bromance of Trump and Duterte

US President Donald Trump appears to have formed an unlikely bromance with self-proclaimed killer Rodrigo Duterte. Mr Trump met the Philippine leader as he comes to the end of his lengthy tour of Asia – and it appears their chemistry is better than that Mr...
Trump calls Kim Jong-un 'short and fat'

Trump calls Kim Jong-un 'short and fat'

12 November 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright EPA Image caption Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump have previously called each other mad US President Donald Trump has offered Asia his services as a mediator, shortly after tweeting insults. At the start...

Trump: I would never call Kim short and fat

Donald Trump has sarcastically declared he would never describe Kim Jong Un as “short and fat”, in a series of tweets that also saw him take aim at the “haters and fools” critical of his push for closer ties with Russia. The US President fired...
Trump confronts Putin again over election claims

Trump confronts Putin again over election claims

Donald Trump says he again asked Vladimir Putin if he interfered in the US election and the Russian leader reassured him “he absolutely did not meddle”. “I really believe that when he tells me that, he means it,” President Trump told reporters...
Trump and Putin 'agree to defeat IS in Syria'

Trump and Putin 'agree to defeat IS in Syria'

Trump and Putin ‘agree to defeat IS in Syria’ 11 November 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright EPA Image caption Vladimir Putin (L) and Donald Trump have kept the world guessing about whether they would formally meet in Vietnam US President...
Trump and Putin shake hands at APEC summit

Trump and Putin shake hands at APEC summit

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have shaken hands at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam. The two men spoke briefly at a photo call for the world leaders attending the summit in the city of Danang. The US President was seen giving his...
Do not take advantage of the US, Trump warns

Do not take advantage of the US, Trump warns

Donald Trump hit out at “chronic trade abuses” as he warned world leaders he will not let the US “be taken advantage of anymore”. During a speech at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, the President urged foreign leaders to...
Trump emissions threat to US car industry

Trump emissions threat to US car industry

By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst 9 November 2017 From the section Science & Environment Image copyright Getty Images The US car industry will be wrecked if President Trump relaxes emissions standards, California’s governor says. Jerry Brown said...
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