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Israel defends Gaza motion as 55 killed

Israel defends Gaza motion as 55 killed

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGaza’s deadliest day of violence in yearsIn the deadliest day of violence in Gaza since the 2014 war, Palestinian officials say Israeli troops have killed 55 people and wounded 2,700. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said his military was acting in self-defence against Gaza’s Islamist rulers, Hamas, who…

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Trump pledges ‘forceful’ action on Syria

Trump pledges ‘forceful’ action on Syria

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe US president has said “nothing’s off the table” – so what options are on the table?US President Donald Trump has promised a “forceful” response to the alleged chemical attack in Syria, as Western leaders consider what action to take. “We have a lot of options militarily,”…

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Australian PM backs anti-Russia action

Australian PM backs anti-Russia action

Image copyright EPA Image caption “This is about the actions of the Russian government” says PM Turnbull Australia has become the latest country to expel Russian diplomats as part of a global response to the poisoning of a Russian spy in the UK. PM Malcolm Turnbull said “the brazen attack in Salisbury was an attack…

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Merkel promises Germany action in EU

Merkel promises Germany action in EU

Image copyright EPA Image caption After months of political deadlock Chancellor Merkel is now set to serve her fourth term Angela Merkel has said it is important that a new government gets to work quickly after the longest period of coalition-building in post-war Germany. She said she would work to secure jobs and prosperity, and…

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