Russia sentences US ex-marine to 16 years in spy trial
A Russian court sentences former US marine Paul Whelan to 16 years in a penal colony for espionage in a case that strained ties with Washington and fuelled speculation of a prisoner swap. Moscow City Court found Whelan guilty of receiving classified information as he stood in the dock with a sign that read "Sham trial!" and pleaded for US President Donald Trump to intervene in the case.
Will the EU stand up for the ICC?
The US hopes European governments will join it in attacking the International Criminal Court over its probe into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan. DW's Teri Schultz explains why Washington is unlikely to get its wish.
"We built this": Bob Marley's daughter rallies Washington protesters
Bob Marley's daughter Makeda Marley joins a Black Lives Matter protest in Washington, D. C., and says that protesters can let Donald Trump know they "built this country".
US charges Venezuela's Maduro, issues bounty
US charges of "narco-terrorism" have been issued against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and key aides. Washington has posted multimillion-dollar rewards for information leading to their arrests.
US rejects Iraqi parliament's call to withdraw troops
Washington and Baghdad should not discuss troop withdrawal, the US State Department has said, refusing parliament's request for US soldiers to leave. Protesters in Iraq urged both the US and Iran to stop their meddling.
At UN, US and Iran invoke 'self-defense' for military confrontation
The US ambassador to the UN has said Washington is prepared to "engage without preconditions" to avoid further conflict. Iranian officials have warned the US against launching another retaliatory attack.
US strikes deal with Honduras on asylum-seekers
The US and Honduras have signed a deal which would allowing Washington to send more asylum-seekers there. But critics say it's not safe to seek asylum In Honduras, as it's is among the world's most violent countries.
US blacklists roaming Iranian oil tanker in Mediterranean
Washington says the vessel, which was detained by Gibraltar for 6 weeks, is "blocked property" under anti-terrorism laws. The ship's next destination is a mystery after Turkey and Lebanon denied it was heading their way.