US President Donald Trump’s approval rating has sunk to a record low after nearly 100 days in office standing at 42 percent, a new poll shows.

The 100-day marker is in part an artificial measuring post for any president, but Trump is the least popular president at this stage of a presidency since Dwight Eisenhower who served as the 34th president of the US from 1953 to 1961.

France votes in tight presidential race

Monday, 24 April 2017 03:30 Written by

Polls have opened in France for the first round of the presidential election, in a vote that could not only have significant consequences for the country but also the future of the EU.

Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency has been sheltering al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in the port city of Karachi after he survived a drone strike in a remote area near the Afghan border last year, according to a media report.

Denuclearization of the Korean peninsula can still be achieved peacefully because of Washington's new engagement with China, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday, despite growing fears North Korea could soon conduct a new nuclear test.

Turkey says it has reached the "final stage" of talks with Russia to purchase the advanced S-400 long-range air missile defense system.

The US military announced today that Abdurakhmon Uzbeki, a senior Islamic State operative and “close associate” of Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, was killed during a special forces raid on April 6. The operation was carried out near the city of Mayadin in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor.

North Korea says 'time of dictating is over’

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 03:30 Written by

North Korea has warned its army is on "maximum alert" after the US vice president visited the heavily militarised border between the two Koreas and reiterated Washington's position that "all options are on the table" in dealing with Pyongyang.

Deadly US air strike in Syria hit peaceful mosque

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 03:30 Written by

US forces failed to take necessary precautions before launching a lethal drone strike in northern Syria last month that hit a mosque full of worshipers, three separate investigations have revealed.

British PM calls for early general election

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 03:29 Written by

British Prime Minister Theresa May called Tuesday for an early general election on June 8 in a surprise announcement as Britain prepares for delicate negotiations on leaving the European Union.

Trump congratulates Erdogan

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 03:29 Written by

Donald Trump has congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his victory in Sunday's referendum that gave him sweeping new powers.

The US president's phone call contrasts with European concern that the result - 51.4% in favour of the changes - has exposed deep splits in Turkish society.

Mr Erdogan has rejected criticism from international monitors who said he had been favoured by an "unequal campaign".