Trump blasts intelligence agencies for Russia dossier at chaotic press conference

Trump blasts intelligence agencies for Russia dossier at chaotic press conference

President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday denied reports that Russia had obtained compromising personal and financial information about him, calling it a “tremendous blot” on the intelligence community if such material had been released. The incoming president, in his first news conference since late July, slammed US intelligence agencies for “disgraceful” leaking of what he called “fake […]

French PM blasts NY Times for ‘false’ picture of life for Muslims in France

French PM blasts NY Times for ‘false’ picture of life for Muslims in France

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls issued a stern rebuke to the New York Times on Monday after the newspaper published an article he claimed painted a “false” and “intolerable” picture of what life as a Muslim woman is like in France. The US newspaper published the article on Friday after appealing for Muslim women living […]

Massive blasts kill dozens in central Kabul

Massive blasts kill dozens in central Kabul

A loud explosion hit the centre of Kabul late on Monday, hours after a Taliban suicide attack near the Defence Ministry killed at least 24 people, including a number of senior security officials, and wounded 91 others, officials said. Sporadic gunfire could be heard in an area of the city near to embassies and government […]

‘He was more angry at me than he was at the shooter!’: Birthday-boy Trump blasts Obama for afternoon terror lecture as he claims Orlando shooting proves ‘political correctness is deadly’

‘He was more angry at me than he was at the shooter!’: Birthday-boy Trump blasts Obama for afternoon terror lecture as he claims Orlando shooting proves ‘political correctness is deadly’

Donald Trump celebrated his 70th birthday in North Carolina with a serenade from an estimated 9,000 people and a vicious rebuttal to an afternoon of attacks lodged by Hillary Clinton and the president they both hope to replace. ‘Happy birthday? Ah, don’t tell me about my birthday!’ he grinned as the singing started. Trump’s smile […]