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Mike Pence: I'd face a lie-detector test over NYTimes op-ed

Mike Pence: I'd face a lie-detector test over NYTimes op-ed

The vice-president of the US said he was willing to take a lie-detector test to prove he did not write the damning New York Times article.

  • by Julie Allen

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Myanmar jails journalists over Rohingya massacre reports
Rohingya

Myanmar jails journalists over Rohingya massacre reports

The Reuters reporters who exposed a massacre in a Rohingya village claim police entrapped them then presented false testimonies.

  • by Richard C Paddock
Trump's ASEAN summit snub fuels doubts about US commitment
ASEAN

Trump's ASEAN summit snub fuels doubts about US commitment

He's not the first US President to skip the annual meeting but it's seen as a strategic error as China works to build its presence in the region.

  • by Joshua Gallu
Former presidents present stark contrast to Trump at McCain memorial
Barack Obama

Former presidents present stark contrast to Trump at McCain memorial

Senator John McCain invited Barack Obama and George W Bush to his memorial to emphasise the common values that they shared despite their differences.

  • by Peter Baker
Australian filmmaker tells Cambodian court 'no evidence I'm a spy'
Cambodia

Australian filmmaker tells Cambodian court 'no evidence I'm a spy'

The trial of James Ricketson on espionage charges in Phnom Penh has been extended to allow more questioning.

  • by Erin Handley
Iran defiant: 'no third party' will limit its support to Syria
Iran

Iran defiant: 'no third party' will limit its support to Syria

Israel has expressed concern over Iran's growing influence in Syria, while the US has been pressing for Iran to withdraw its fighters from the war-torn country.

  • by Albert Aji
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US politician John McCain dead at 81

US politician John McCain dead at 81

John McCain spent more than 30 years in Congress and was the Republicans' presidential nominee in 2008.

Argentina Senate approves raids on ex-president's properties
Corruption

Argentina Senate approves raids on ex-president's properties

Authorities will carry out raids on properties owned by former president Cristina Fernandez Kirchner, as part of a case investigating widespread corruption.

2001 was the year that changed everything

2001 was the year that changed everything

Author Phillipa McGuinness says this week's seismic political events prove her theory that the effects of 2001 are still being felt

  • by Sally Pryor
She works for Trump. He can't stand him. This is life with Kellyanne and George Conway
USA

She works for Trump. He can't stand him. This is life with Kellyanne and George Conway

George Conway regrets introducing his wife to Trump. Life inside their Washington mansion has become, well, interesting.

  • by Ben Terris
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones restricted from Twitter - for a week

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones restricted from Twitter - for a week

Twitter is joining other tech companies in acting on Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their services to spread disinformation.