Image copyright Reuters Countries which embrace protectionism are “doomed to failure”, China’s Xi Jinping has warned in a veiled swipe at the US’s America First policy. Mr Xi was speaking at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit, where US-Chinese tensions are likely to be centre stage. US Vice-President Mike Pence later said he was prepared
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Image copyright AFP Image caption Saudi Arabia says the crown prince knew nothing of plans for the killing The CIA believes that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to US media reports. Sources close to the agency said it had made a detailed assessment of the evidence.
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Image copyright Getty Images/PA/Getty Images/EPA/Reuters Image caption Michael Gove, Liam Fox, Andrea Leadsom, Chris Grayling and Penny Mordaunt A group of five ministers in Theresa May’s top team are hoping to persuade her to make changes to her draft Brexit deal, the BBC understands. Leader of the Commons Andrea Leadsom is believed to be coordinating
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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cadaver dogs have been brought in to help with the search for bodies More than 1,000 people have been reported missing in a California wildfire which has destroyed thousands of homes and killed at least 71, local officials have said. The death toll rose from 63 on Friday, eight
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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jim Acosta was in court to hear the judge’s temporary ruling Donald Trump has threatened to walk out of future press briefings if reporters do not act with “decorum”. The US president was speaking after a Washington DC court ordered the White House to return CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s
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Image copyright AFP Image caption Philippe Salmon from the Bordeaux region is getting his yellow vest on Drivers plan to disrupt traffic across France on Saturday by blocking roads, bridges and toll booths in a mass protest at rising fuel prices. Dubbed the “yellow vests” after the high-visibility jackets they use as their symbol, they
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Image copyright EPA Donald Trump says he has finished answering questions into alleged Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential campaign. The US leader told reporters he had personally answered the questions “very easily”, but that they had yet to be submitted to Robert Mueller’s team. Mr Mueller has been looking into allegations of collusion between
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