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Archived Since:March 3, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Wilders poised to make gains in Dutch elections

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

He's a bleached-blond, anti-Islam, far-right politician who's riding a populist wave... not Donald Trump, this is Geert Wilders, poised to make sweeping gains in next week's Dutch elections.

Syrian forces make gains against IS

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

US-backed Syrian fighters say they've cut the main road south from the city of Raqqa, a stronghold of the extremist Islamic State group.

Trump’s travel ban debated

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Scottie Nell Hughes, one of Donald Trump's most high profile supporters, and John Sandweg, who was director of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement under President Obama.

Trump signs new travel ban

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

President Trump has signed a new version of his travel ban, taking Iraq off the list and allowing in people with valid visas and green cards.

Picking Britain’s first ever Paralympic snowboard team

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Now, with a year to go until the Paralympic Winter Games in South Korea, British athletes are currently competing around the world to land a place in Team GB.

Fillon under fire: French candidate holds rally

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

The centre-right candidate for the French presidential election has delivered a defiant speech to thousands of supporters in Paris - but stopped short of saying he will definitely remain in the race.

Iraqi forces launch new Mosul offensive

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

US-backed Iraqi forces have launched a new offensive on Islamic State militants in the city of Mosul.

Donald Trump’s latest Twitterstorm

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Another early morning Twitterstorm from the American president. This time, explosive claims that the Obama administration wire-tapped Trump’s phones during the election campaign. It comes in the middle of a growing scandal around the Trump administration’s contacts with Russian officials.

Banksy in Bethlehem

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

It’s billed as the hotel with “the worst view in the world”. The Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem opened its doors today, packed with art works by Banksy.

Trump defends Attorney General Jeff Sessions

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Donald Trump has leapt to the defence of his embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions, calling him an “honest man”. Democrats claim Mr Sessions lied under oath by claiming he’d had no contacts with the Russians during the election campaign, when he had actually met with the Russian ambassador.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk on US/Russia relations

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Former Prime Minister of Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, on the relationship between the US and Russia.

Bethlehem hotel interview

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Dr Husam Zomlot, an adviser to the Palestinian President.

‘Chemical attack’ in Mosul

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Five women and two children are suffering from what could be exposure to toxic chemical agents in the Iraqi city of Mosul, says the International Red Cross, during a battle between Iraqi forces and fighters from the extremist Islamic State group.

Child remains found at former Galway home

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

The remains of babies and young children have been found in a mass grave on the site of a former home for unmarried mothers in Ireland run by Catholic nuns.  

See inside Banksy’s new Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

The Walled Off Hotel is a few metres from a stretch of the controversial West Bank barrier which has been heavily decorated by artists.

Tima Kurdi interview on funding for Syrian rebels

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

The photographs of her 3-year-old nephew - his body washed up on a Turkish beach - became a symbol of the plight of Syrian refugees around the world.

Democrat Matthew Miller on how serious this is for Jeff Sessions?

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

From Washington the former Department of Justice spokesman and Democratic Party strategist Matthew Miller.

Did Jeff Sessions lie about meeting the Russians?

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

He's just been confirmed as America's most senior legal official - but did Trump's Attorney general Jeff Sessions lie under oath?

Trump hails ‘American greatness’ in Congress speech

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Gone was the divisive rhetoric as President Trump hailed the start of a “new chapter in American greatness” in his first address to the US Congress last night. But what did his supporters make of his message?

Town hall trouble for Trump?

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Donald Trump faces the American political establishment in a few hours, when he makes his first address to Congress. Those congressmen and women have just returned from a break in their constituencies where many have faced the wrath of voters at town hall meetings.

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