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Thousands of protesters demand David Cameron's resignation after Panama Papers allegations

On Saturday morning, a huge crowd of protesters gathered in front of 10 Downing Street, the prime minister's official residence in London, demanding David Cameron's resignation.<p>Documents from the massive Panama Papers leak show that Cameron profited from Blairmore Holdings, an offshore investment …

Corruption

Kerry presses Afghan leaders on unity; no US troop changes

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday committed to pushing reforms after his picks for attorney general and interior minister won long-sought Cabinet confirmation, while U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pleaded with the government's power-sharing leaders to bury …

Ashraf Ghani

Why Bernie Sanders could throw a spanner in Hillary Clinton's well-oiled machine

Sanders' maverick style means Clinton will need luck as well as skill in Tuesday's TV debate in Las Vegas<p>As she emerges on to the stage at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas this week, Hillary Clinton will be possibly the best-prepared US presidential debate candidate ever.<p>For months, she has been holding …

Middle-class

Donald Trump takes Scottish windfarm fight to UK's top court | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Billionaire U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump took his long battle against windfarms near his Scottish golf course to the UK Supreme Court on Thursday.<p>U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in Waterloo, Iowa, United …

Donald Trump

Rt Hon Jeremy Corbyn joins the Privy Council despite refusing to meet the Queen today

There were reports on left-leaning websites today that the Labour leader was on holiday<p>Jeremy Corbyn will today be appointed to the Privy Council, giving him access to secret briefings, despite failing to kneel before the Queen.<p>The Labour leader is due to be made a member of the advisory body to …

Megyn Kelly: Fox News Didn't Want a War With Donald Trump

"We just wanted to forge forward and try to put it behind us, not pour any more fuel on that fire," host says of brief feud with Republican …

Senate Dems block vote to disapprove of Iran deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time, Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a vote to move forward on a resolution rejecting the Iran nuclear deal, protecting President Barack Obama's key foreign policy initiative.<p>The measure failed Tuesday to gain the 60 votes needed to advance — just as it did …

South Asia

Tom Watson elected Labour party deputy leader

Watson will be key figure in effort to build bridges between the new leader Jeremy Corbyn and the parliamentary party<p>Labour has picked Tom Watson as its deputy leader in a role that will involve helping to rebuild the party after its bruising election defeat and leadership contest.<p>The result was …

United Kingdom

David Cameron: Jeremy Corbyn is unfit to lead the Labour Party

Prime Minister attacks hard-Left candidate's criticism of Syrian drone strike and says: 'If you can’t make those decisions, you shouldn’t do the job.'<p>Jeremy Corbyn is unfit to lead the Labour Party following his criticism of a drone strike on a British Isil jihadist, David Cameron has said.<p>Mr …

Labour Party

Jeremy Corbyn Wins Labour Leadership Contest, As Shadow Cabinet Members Quit

Jeremy Corbyn is the new leader of the Labour Party after winning nearly 60 per cent of the vote in one of the most sensational victories in British …

Labour Party

In Russia, A 'Show Of Force' As The Military Tries To Modernize

Russia has been displaying its military might lately, with war games and weapons shows. Even though his country is the midst of a recession, President Vladimir Putin is pushing ahead with a costly plan to modernize the military.<p>Top U.S. and NATO officials have identified Russia's war-making …

Russia

'Vigor and Vigilance': Hillary Clinton Outlines Iran Deal Approach

Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that the Iran nuclear deal negotiated between world powers and Tehran must be enforced with “vigor and vigilance" and that she would not hesitate to take military action and protect the United States and its allies.<p>During remarks at the Brookings Institute in …

South Asia

Moscow admits Russian military experts on the ground in Syria

Russia's Foreign Ministry disclosed early Wednesday that Russian military experts are assisting forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in that country's long-running civil war.<p>The statement by Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova to Reuters marks the first confirmation from Moscow …

Jeremy Corbyn was 'urged to quit' Labour leadership contest by senior supporter

The left-wing MP was told he had 'gone far enough' and should stand aside but he dismissed the concerns<p>Jeremy Corbyn is said to have been told by a senior supporter that he should quit the Labour leadership contest because he never intended to win.<p>A senior source told the frontrunner a few weeks …

Labour Party

David Cameron is sending people to spy on Jeremy Corbyn

The left-winger is favoured to become the new leader of the Labour Party.<p>Here is a video from Channel 4 showing a member of the audience at a Corbyn event who turned out to be a Tory party press officer.<p>Corbyn wants to undo a lot of Labour's old Blairite policies. He wants a government that will …

United Kingdom

Netanyahu: Israel starts building fence along border with Jordan

<b>(CNN) —</b> Israel began construction of a fence along its border with Jordan on Sunday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced at a weekly cabinet meeting.<p>"Today, we are starting to build a fence on our eastern border," he said Sunday.<p>World divided by walls<p>"In the first stage, we will build it …

Israel

U.S. builds up Arctic spy network as Russia and China increase presence

As China and Russia boost their military presence in the resource-rich far north, U.S. intelligence agencies are scrambling to study potential threats in the Arctic for the first time since the Cold War, a sign of the region's growing strategic importance.<p>Over the last 14 months, most of the 16 …

Preacher Anjem Choudary to leave prison after being granted bail

Choudary and another man, Mohammed Rahman, have been held at Belmarsh prison since 6 August charged with inciting support for Islamic State<p>The radical preacher Anjem Choudary is to be released from custody at a high-security London prison after being granted bail over allegations he encouraged …

Extremism

David Cameron invited to address the European Parliament on renegotiation

Telegraph understands the Prime Minister will receive letter from Martin Schulz, the German president of the parliament, asking him to attend<p>David Cameron is to be invited to address the European Parliament to set out his renegotiation plans in detail, it is understood.<p>Martin Schulz, the German …

5 Chinese warships spotted off Alaska coast during President Obama's visit

Five Chinese navy ships have been spotted in the Bering Sea, off the Alaska coast, coinciding with President Obama’s visit to the state, a senior defense official confirmed to Fox News.<p>Navy Commander Bill Urban, a Pentagon spokesman, said Wednesday the sighting marked the first time ships from the …

Migrant images put pressure on UK policy

<b>Only the hardest of hearts would not be moved by the latest images of the people who have been caught up in the danger and chaos of this mass movement.</b><p>Images of a toddler, washed up on a beach in Turkey, ram home the sometimes deadly consequences of what is going on.<p>Right now though there seems …

North Africa

Sweden rethinking neutrality amid fear of Russian aggression

Sweden's 200-year-old posture of military neutrality has been eroding amid European integration, and a perceived new threat from Russia has politicians now talking about abandoning it altogether and joining NATO.<p>Swedish forces have been taking part in peacekeeping, military exercises and some …

Zero-hours contracts are exploding in the UK and education is the fastest growing area

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) on Thursday put out figures showing a huge jump in the number of people in the UK employed on zero-hours …

Donald Trump is rapidly becoming one of the most polarizing candidates in recent memory

A new Washington Post/ABC poll out on Wednesday shows the key to Trump's strength: His surging popularity among white voters.<p>The Post/ABC poll shows that the current Republican front-runner's favorability has grown 4% in the last month. All of that increase came from white voters, whose …

Republicans

Chuka Umunna: Jeremy Corbyn's Nato and Nationalisation Views Could See Me Quit Labour's Front-Bench

Chuka Umunna today set out his red lines for serving in a Jeremy Corbyn Shadow Cabinet as he flagged up “grave concerns” over leaving Nato and …

United Kingdom

Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020 if trends continue, says UN

Last year's Gaza war "effectively eliminated" what was left of the Strip's middle classes and if economic trends continue as they are, it will become uninhabitable<p>Gaza could be "uninhabitable" in less than five years if current economic trends continue, the UN has warned.<p>The report released on …

Britain should not take more Middle East refugees, says David Cameron

Prime minister maintains hardline position despite pressure for UK to do more to help amid outcry over pictures of drowned refugee child in Turkey<p>David Cameron faced accusations of heartlessness after he insisted Britain should not take any further refugees from the war-torn Middle East, as …

U.S. Secretary of Health