Accusations Draw New Attention to Kavanaugh’s Remarks About Drinking
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Accusations Draw New Attention to Kavanaugh’s Remarks About Drinking

Christine Blasey Ford’s claims that Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers while he was drunk has drawn attention to a speech he gave…

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NEWS Kim and Moon hail new era for N and S Korea
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NEWS Kim and Moon hail new era for N and S Korea

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un signed what they say is 'a leap forward' South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North's Kim Jong-un…

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Facebook Accused of Allowing Bias Against Women in Job Ads
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Facebook Accused of Allowing Bias Against Women in Job Ads

Facebook has been criticized in recent years over revelations that its technology allowed landlords to discriminate on the basis of race, and employers to discriminate on the basis…

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NEWS ICC opens Myanmar Rohingya crimes probe
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NEWS ICC opens Myanmar Rohingya crimes probe

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There have been widespread allegations of human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims The International Criminal Court has opened a preliminary examination…

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NEWS Four ways US mid-terms are undemocratic
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NEWS Four ways US mid-terms are undemocratic

Image copyright Getty Images The mid-term elections are being held up as a key barometer of support for Donald Trump's presidency. But how representative of the US are…

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‘It’s Back’: Underwater Yet Again, the Carolinas Face a New Reality
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‘It’s Back’: Underwater Yet Again, the Carolinas Face a New Reality

GARLAND, N.C. — After Hurricane Matthew stomped into his trailer home and pulped his floors, walls and cabinets two years ago, Bobby Barnes Jr. spent $90,000 to rebuild…

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On Kavanaugh, a Changed America Debates an Explosive Charge
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On Kavanaugh, a Changed America Debates an Explosive Charge

It was 36 years ago. The accusation: There was a party, alcohol. A 17-year-old boy was drunk and started groping a 15-year-old girl, pinning her down and covering…

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NEWS Kavanaugh accuser ‘faces death threats’
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NEWS Kavanaugh accuser ‘faces death threats’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Prof Ford says Brett Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed and tried to take off her clothes The woman who accuses US Supreme…

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NEWS ‘A million more’ Yemeni children face famine
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NEWS ‘A million more’ Yemeni children face famine

Image copyright Mohammed Awadh/ Save the Children Image caption A 14-month-old child suffering from malnutrition receives treatment at a clinic in the city of Amran A further one…

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NEWS EU ‘ready to improve’ Brexit border offer
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NEWS EU ‘ready to improve’ Brexit border offer

Image copyright AFP Image caption The EU's negotiator wants to de-dramatise the issue of the border The EU is "ready to improve" its offer on the Irish border,…

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