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Algeria to choose Bouteflika’s interim replacement

Algerian lawmakers are set to confirm an interim replacement for Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Tuesday after the ailing president resigned last week in the face of massive protests. The constitution stipulates that the speaker of the upper…

Kirstjen Nielsen: US Homeland Security chief resigns

The US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, who enforced some of President Trump's controversial border policies, has resigned. Ms Nielsen called it "an honour of a lifetime" to work in the department. President Trump…

Airbus to sell 300 jets to China

Airbus signed a deal worth tens of billions of dollars on Monday to sell 300 aircraft to China, coinciding with a visit to Europe by Chinese president Xi Jinping and matching a China record held by US rival Boeing. The deal between…