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September 18, 2018 7:37 AM US imposes new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

The US is imposing new tariffs on $200bn (£150bn) worth of Chinese goods as it escalates its trade war with Beijing. These will apply to almost 6,000 items, marking the biggest round of US tariffs so far. Handbags, rice and textiles will be included, but some items expected to be targeted such as smart watches and high chairs have been excluded 8

September 2, 2018 8:58 AM US cuts Pakistan aid over lack of 'decisive actions' against terror groups

Earlier this year Donald Trump accused Pakistan of rewarding past financial assistance with "nothing but lies and deceit". The Pentagon said the decision was down to what it perceived as Islamabad's lack of "decisive actions" against militants. Earlier this year Mr Trump suspended so-called coalition support funds, accusing Pakistan of rewarding past assistance 9

August 17, 2018 5:48 PM Pakistan election: Imran Khan ELECTED Prime Minister but condemned as 'THIEF' by rival MPs

CRICKET legend Imran Khan has been elected as prime minister of Pakistani by parliamentary lawmakers, paving the way for him to form a new coalition government. Mr Khan, 65, and his party swept to victory in July’s general election, on a platform of fighting corruption and lifting millions of people out of poverty, while creating an “Islamic welfare 11

August 14, 2018 11:46 PM Terror group ready for WAR with 30,000 fighters according to UN report

RUTHLESS terror group ISIS has gathered 30,000 fighters and could be preparing for a wave of offensives around the world, according to a ominous new report by the UN. The past 18 months have seen ISIS suffer a stunning series of defeats, with the group loosing much of its self-styled state. In July 2017 Iraqi and Kurdish forces, backed by Western airpower 10

August 9, 2018 12:55 PM 'Italy's interest, not theirs!' Italian PM pledges to fight Brussels over MOUNTAIN of debt

ITALIAN Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte sent a stern warning to the European Commission vowing to safeguard Italy's economic interests against European ones in order to tackle the huge debt faced by his country. Speaking at a press conference in Rome before the summer recess, the Italian Prime Minister vowed his government will be "very serious" in its demands 15

August 2, 2018 2:39 PM Netanyahu issues stark WARNING after Iran says Red Sea 'NOT SAFE' for US troops

ISRAEL’S Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Iran will be met with a military response if it attempts to block the Straits of Bab al-Mandab in the Red Sea, after Houthi rebels allegedly fired missiles at a Saudi Arabian oil tanker. Mr Netanyahu said yesterday Iran would be met by an international coalition that would include Israel if they attempted 20

July 31, 2018 1:07 AM 'We are WATCHING!' Trump administration WARNS IMF money for Pakistan must not go to China

Early projections suggest Mr Khan's PTI party will win the election by a landslide It is claimed Imran Khan, the cricket legend who won last weeks Pakistani election, will see a bailout as soon as he forms a government. Mr Khan’s PTI party has 115 seats in parliament, 22 short of a majority, meaning it will need to enter into a coalition 34

July 27, 2018 5:12 AM Pakistan election 2018: Imran Khan CONFIRMED as new Prime Minister

IMRAN KHAN has been confirmed as Pakistan’s new Prime Minister as official results are finally released, however, the former cricketer will need to form a coalition to form a government. Mr Khan unofficially confirmed his victory yesterday with a statement recorded at his house. He has promised a new Pakistan after an election that was marred by violence 19

July 26, 2018 6:27 AM Saudi Arabia WAR THREAT: Oil tankers BOMBED – Saudis BAN exports through Red Sea straits

IRAN-BACKED Yemeni rebels aligned have launched an attack on two oil tankers passing through the strategically important Red Sea shipping lane of Bab al-Mandeb – prompting Saudi Arabia to announce that was “temporarily halting” all oil shipments along the route. In a separate statement carried on the Houthi-run SABA news agency, the group said it had also targeted 13

July 6, 2018 4:00 AM 550 new homes planned for York

YORK council bosses have drawn up plans for hundreds of new homes on the authority’s land across the city. Former school sites at Lowfields and Burnholme are in line for development, along with old schools and care homes, a disused car park and council owned land elsewhere in the city. According to a report prepared for councillors next week, if the authority 24