Gina Haspel hearing: 9/11 'mastermind' asks to share information

Gina Haspel hearing: 9/11 'mastermind' asks to share information

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Gina Haspel is facing a tough hearing before the Senate intelligence committee The self-proclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks has asked for permission to share information about Gina Haspel, nominee for CIA director, at her confirmation hearing on Wednesday. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who is held at Guantanamo Bay, has asked […]

Trump says North Korea released three US detainees

Trump says North Korea released three US detainees

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mike Pompeo, the top US diplomat, met with the North Korean leader during his visit North Korea has freed three US citizens from prison, according to a tweet from US President Donald Trump. The move is viewed as goodwill gesture ahead of a historic summit between Mr Trump and North […]

Iran nuclear deal not dead despite Trump move, France says

Iran nuclear deal not dead despite Trump move, France says

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAnalysis: What’s next for the Iran deal? Barbara Plett Usher explains France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says the Iranian nuclear deal is “not dead” despite US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw. The 2015 agreement curbed Iran’s nuclear activities in return for the lifting of sanctions […]

Walmart wins battle for India's Flipkart

Walmart wins battle for India's Flipkart

Image copyright Reuters Walmart will pay about $16bn to take control of Flipkart, India’s biggest online retailer, in a deal that puts it head to head with Amazon. The world’s largest retailer will take a 77% stake, valuing the Indian company at more than $20bn. Flipkart has been under pressure from Amazon since it arrived […]

World of Warcraft attacker jailed in US

World of Warcraft attacker jailed in US

Image copyright Blizzard Image caption Thousands of World of Warcraft players struggled to log in to the game as a result of a cyber-attack in 2010 A World of Warcraft gamer has been sentenced to jail in the US for carrying out a cyber-attack that interfered with the service in Europe. Calin Mateias had been […]

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen 'paid by Russia-linked firm'

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen 'paid by Russia-linked firm'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Cohen President Trump’s long-time personal lawyer and fixer President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer received a payment of $500,000 (£368,000) from a firm tied to a Russian oligarch, US media report. Citing financial records, the reports say a company set up by Michael Cohen was also paid after the 2016 […]

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