Latin AmericaBrazil sends army to quell attacks on Venezuela migrants Brazil will send troops to its border with Venezuela today after residents of the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima drove out Venezuelan immigrants from their improvised camps, amid growing regional tensions.

Residents of the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima burn tyres and belongings of Venezuelan immigrants after attacking their two main makeshift camps, leading them to cross the border back into their home country. Photo: Isac Dantes/AFP/Getty Jonathan Gray in Rio August 20 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Brazil sends army to quell attacks on Venezuela […]

Manafort trial judge given police protection after threats A judge presiding over the fraud trial of Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, has disclosed he had received threats and was under police protection.

Deliberations: Paul Manafort. Photo: Getty Images Nick Allen August 18 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Manafort trial judge given police protection after threats Independent.ie A judge presiding over the fraud trial of Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, has disclosed he had received threats and was under police protection. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/north-america/president-trump/manafort-trial-judge-given-police-protection-after-threats-37227622.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article37227621.ece/75eea/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-08-18_wor_43369728_I1.JPG Email A judge […]

Former CIA director says President Trump using playbook favoured by ‘tyrants, despots and dictators’ 

Former CIA director John Brennan. Photo: Reuters Former CIA director John Brennan (AP) CIA director John Brennan said Donald Trump’s ‘talking and tweeting’ is not in America’s’ interest (AP) CIA director John Brennan has had his personal email account hacked David Fleming August 16 2018 6:26 PM 0 Comments Former CIA director says President Trump […]

Trump’s Russia denial ‘hogwash’, blasts Brennan 

Ex-CIA director John Brennan. Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP John Wagner August 17 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Trump’s Russia denial ‘hogwash’, blasts Brennan Independent.ie Former CIA director John Brennan has hit back at President Trump’s claims of no collusion with Russia in the 2016 presidential election and called his comments “hogwash”. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/north-america/president-trump/trumps-russia-denial-hogwash-blasts-brennan-37224882.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37224254.ece/35e1c/AUTOCROP/h342/P24.Trump.jpg Email Former […]

Trump’s military parade postponed as reports claim cost has spiralled to €80m 

US president Donald Trump. Photo: AP August 17 2018 9:05 AM 0 Comments Trump’s military parade postponed as reports claim cost has spiralled to €80m Independent.ie The Veterans Day military parade ordered by US President Donald Trump will not happen in 2018, the US Defence Department said. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/north-america/president-trump/trumps-military-parade-postponed-as-reports-claim-cost-has-spiralled-to-80m-37225355.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37217641.ece/836ce/AUTOCROP/h342/US-Trump-07350-INT_ED6_S01-Read-Only.jpg Email The Veterans Day military parade […]

US admiral: Trump ‘McCarthyite’ tactics won’t win 

President Donald Trump meets troops at Fort Drum, New York. Photo: Getty Images Admiral William McRaven. Photo: Getty Images Felicia Sonmez August 18 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments US admiral: Trump ‘McCarthyite’ tactics won’t win Independent.ie William McRaven, commander of the US Navy Seal raid that killed Osama bin Laden, has condemned President Donald Trump […]

President TrumpTrump claims Russia probe is ‘McCarthyism’ Donald Trump has said the investigation into his campaign’s links with Russia makes “Joseph McCarthy look like a baby” as he lashed out at reports that the White House’s most senior legal adviser had been drawn into the inquiry.

Donald Trump attacked story. Photo: REUTERS Rob Crilly in New York August 20 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Trump claims Russia probe is ‘McCarthyism’ Independent.ie Donald Trump has said the investigation into his campaign’s links with Russia makes “Joseph McCarthy look like a baby” as he lashed out at reports that the White House’s most […]

US and Turkey talking tough When Andrew Brunson saw a police summons on the door of his Turkish home in late summer 2016, the US evangelical pastor thought it was a routine appointment to sort out his residency papers in the country that had been his home for nearly a quarter of a century.

Erdogan and Trump Ezgi Erkoyun August 19 2018 6:30 PM 0 Comments US and Turkey talking tough Independent.ie When Andrew Brunson saw a police summons on the door of his Turkish home in late summer 2016, the US evangelical pastor thought it was a routine appointment to sort out his residency papers in the country […]

Man (29) charged with attempted murder over Westminster barrier crash incident A 29-year-old man has been charged with attempting to murder members of the public and police officers by driving a car through crowds…

Salih Khater By Jack Hardy, Press Association August 19 2018 7:29 AM 0 Comments Man (29) charged with attempted murder over Westminster barrier crash incident Independent.ie A 29-year-old man has been charged with attempting to murder members of the public and police officers by driving a car through crowds in Westminster. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/britain/man-29-charged-with-attempted-murder-over-westminster-barrier-crash-incident-37229807.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37218417.ece/f5972/AUTOCROP/h342/Westminister.jpeg Email A […]

Body found in search for teen (17) reported missing after first day back at school School pupils on the Isle of Lewis are being offered support after a body was found in the search for a missing teenager.

Hannah Mackenzie was last seenoutside the Nicolson Institute in Stornoway (Police Scotland/PA) Paul Ward August 18 2018 12:21 PM 0 Comments Body found in search for teen (17) reported missing after first day back at school Independent.ie A body has been found by police searching for a missing teenager on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland. […]