‘Here we go again’ Trump denies Russian interference in 2020 election

Trump is minimizing new warnings from the intelligence community that Russia is interfering in this year’s U.S. election campaign. Intelligence officials told lawmakers in a classified briefing last week that Russia is meddling with the hope of getting Trump get reelected. That’s according to three officials familiar with the closed-door briefing who spoke on condition … Read more ‘Here we go again’ Trump denies Russian interference in 2020 election

US election 2020: Bernie Sanders warns Russia to ‘stay out’

In the United States, accusations of Russian meddling in the presidential election have resurfaced – this time, regarding the 2020 campaign. Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has warned Russia to stay out of the 2020 presidential election. He was responding to reports that intelligence officials had warned him the Kremlin was meddling to boost his … Read more US election 2020: Bernie Sanders warns Russia to ‘stay out’

Trump dismisses reports of Russian interference in 2020 election as ‘disinformation’

Donald Trump has dismissed reports of Russian interference in the 2020 presidential election to his benefit as ‘disinformation’ at a rally in Las Vegas the day before the democrats are due to hold the Nevada caucuses Trump had previously cast doubt on the intelligence community‚Äôs conclusion that the Kremlin interfered in the 2016 election to … Read more Trump dismisses reports of Russian interference in 2020 election as ‘disinformation’

Is President Assad guilty of war crimes?

Turkey’s president says he has asked his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to ‘restrain’ the Syrian government offensive in Idlib province. The last rebel stronghold in the country is currently in the middle of what the United Nations is calling a humanitarian catastrophe – scenes which Sky News portrayed in our special coverage from ‘Inside Idlib’. … Read more Is President Assad guilty of war crimes?

UN warns of ‘bloodbath’ as Syria fighting escalates

There’s been intense shelling between the opposition and Syrian government forces who are making their push for the last rebel-held area. Russian warplanes have also been bombing the region. The United Nations warned that the humanitarian crisis in Syria will turn catastrophic unless the international community steps in and delivers aid immediately. The fighting has … Read more UN warns of ‘bloodbath’ as Syria fighting escalates

Trump names loyalist as top spy amid warnings of Russian election interference

President Donald Trump has appointed Richard Grenell as acting director of national intelligence. A Trump loyalist, Grenell has been US ambassador to Germany since 2018. The announcement comes after US media reported the president was angered by an intelligence briefing to house lawmakers that warned of Russian interference in the 2020 US elections to help … Read more Trump names loyalist as top spy amid warnings of Russian election interference

Trump hints at possible pardon for Roger Stone

US President Donald Trump has weighed in on the case of his longtime adviser saying he has a “‘very good chance of exoneration” after Roger Stone was sentenced to three years and four months in prison. Stone was convicted of lying to Congress, witness tampering and obstructing the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the … Read more Trump hints at possible pardon for Roger Stone

Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison

Donald Trump’s longtime Adviser Roger Stone was sentenced to 40 months in a case that has roiled the Justice Department and drawn the US president’s ire. Stone was convicted on charges including lying to a congressional panel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election. Claire Finkelstein, faculty director of the Centre for … Read more Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison

On the ground in Idlib: ‘This is the last call to people with humanity to help’

The UN has estimated that 170,000 of the 900,000 civilians forced from their homes in a recent wave of displacement in north-west Syria are living out in the open. Activist Laith, who is part of the White Helmets volunteer group, has called for the international community to ‘stand with [those] who left their homes and … Read more On the ground in Idlib: ‘This is the last call to people with humanity to help’