I did not have sexual intercourse in high school: Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, under fire over two accusations of Read Article

Trump calls for action against global drug menace at United Nations General Assembly

United States President Donald Trump on Monday opened the high-level meet of the United Nations General Assembly in New York with an event focusing on tackling the world drug problem. Read Article

Facebook not protecting content moderators from mental trauma: lawsuit

Social media giant and already under scanner for various reasons, Facebook has been faced with another lawsuit filed by its own employee alleging that content moderators who face mental trauma afte Read Article

US vows to up Iran pressure but says not after regime change

The White House promised Monday to keep exerting "maximum pressure" on Iran and said new sanctions were in the pipeline while insisting that the US was not seeking the overthrow of Tehran's clerica Read Article

Putin tells Netanyahu he rejects Israeli version of Syria plane downing

Russian President Vladimir Putin told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday that he disagreed with the Israeli version of events concerning the downing of a Russian plane over Syria l Read Article

Setbacks mount for China

Earlier this year, China seemed to be on the ascendancy and its influence abroad seemed inexorable. Read Article

Argentina to get more IMF funds, won't default: Macri

President Mauricio Macri said Monday that crisis-hit Argentina will receive additional funding from the International Monetary Fund and vowed to avoid a default. Read Article

Trump-Russia collusion: Top official overseeing probe could be fired

Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general overseeing the probe into alleged collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump, was received Monday at the White House as US media reported he was Read Article

Iran warns US, Israel of revenge after parade attack

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday that the attackers who killed 25 people at a military parade were paid by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, and that Iran would Read Article

Kavanaugh sex assault allegations 'totally political:' Donald Trump

United States President Donald Trump defended his Supreme Court pick, Brett Kavanaugh, as he termed the sexual misconduct allegations against him "totally political" on Monday. Read Article

Back at UN, Trump eyes new North Korea summit 'quite soon'

President Donald Trump said Monday he expects a second summit with Kim Jong Un to take place "quite soon" as he returned to the United Nations to trumpet a turnaround in ties with the North Korean Read Article

Swedish parliament to hold confidence vote in PM Lofven on Tuesday

Swedish lawmakers will hold a mandatory vote on Tuesday on whether parliament continues to support Prime Minister Stefan Lofven following the Sept. 9 election. Read Article

Egypt court confirms 20 death sentences over police killings

An Egyptian court on Monday upheld death sentences for 20 Islamists convicted of killing 13 policemen during violent unrest after the military overthrow of former president Mohamed Morsi in 2013. Read Article

EU gives Britain two months to pay 2.7 billion euros over China fraud

The EU on Monday gave Britain two months to recover 2.7 billion euros ($3.3 billion) in lost customs duties or risk referral to the EU's top court after London allegedly ignored a scam by Chinese i Read Article

500,000 children face 'immediate danger' in Libya capital: UN

Half a million children are in "immediate danger" in Libya's capital Tripoli due to fighting, the United Nations children's fund UNICEF said on Monday. Read Article