Highlights: Trump’s big speech stresses border, healthcare, foreign policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday delivered an 82-minute State of the Union address to Congress focused heavily on U.S.-Mexico border security, but providing few details on new policy initiatives. Trump touched...

EU concerned by Iran missile work, regional security role

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union said on Monday it was gravely concerned by Iran’s ballistic missile launches and tests and called on Tehran to stop activity that deepened mistrust and destabilised the region. Iran...

Mexico to try new tactics in search for those missing in drug war

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican officials on Monday presented a new plan to search for the tens of thousands of people who have disappeared during the country’s drug war, creating a new forensic institute...

Mystery surrounds deaths of Saudi sisters found in New York

Police in New York are investigating the deaths of two sisters from Saudi Arabia who were found duct-taped together in the Hudson River last week. Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 22, were discovered facing...

Yosemite fall: Victims identified as married bloggers from India

A man and woman who died after falling from a cliff in Yosemite National Park have been identified as a married couple from India. Vishnu Viswanath, 29, and Meenakshi Moorthy, 30, were living in the...

Pittsburgh shooting: Trump visits synagogue amid protests

US President Donald Trump has offered condolences at the Pennsylvania synagogue where 11 Jewish worshippers were shot dead at the weekend. He was joined by First Lady Melania Trump, his daughter and son-in-law at the...

Lion Air crash: Mourning siblings and mystery couple among victims

An early-morning Lion Air flight from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang crashed just 13 minutes after taking off with 189 people on board. Authorities say there is little chance of any survivors - this is what we...

Pugilist or peacemaker: The choice facing Donald Trump

One week, three profoundly disturbing cases, and a few burning questions. First the incidents. Let me start with the least publicised. A 51-year-old white man tries to enter a predominantly black church in Jeffersontown, Kentucky....

Lion Air crash: Sonar and drones used in Indonesian search

Drones and sonar technology have been deployed in Indonesia to search for a Lion Air passenger plane which crashed into the sea on Monday. Flight JT 610 went down after taking off from Jakarta with...

Lion Air crash: Indonesian Aircraft goes down after Jakarta take-off

A Lion Air Boeing 737 passenger plane with 188 people on board has come down after taking off from the Indonesian capital, Jakarta. Flight JT-610 was on a scheduled flight to Pangkal Pinang, the main...

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