A Chinese-American detained in Iran for three years on spying charges was freed and an imprisoned Iranian was released by Washington in return, U.S. President Donald Trump and an Iranian official said on Saturday. The prisoner swap took place at a time of particularly strained relations between the longtime foes.Read More →

Yasaman Barzin is a junior doctor in the United Kingdom’s National Health Service. She has worked in hospitals across England and is based in an emergency department in the southeast.   With each posting, her concerns have increased about the state of the NHS. As the U.K. heads towards a general election broughtRead More →

The global trading system is potentially days away from plunging into disarray, and a Canadian diplomat told a Washington audience this week that the United States must help prevent the chaos.  Experts gathered at an event in D.C. where they discussed the consequences of the World Trade Organization appeals body, the topRead More →

A forthcoming book by an anonymous author identified only as “a senior official in the Trump administration” describes U.S. President Donald Trump as volatile, incompetent and unfit to be commander in chief, according to excerpts published Thursday by The Washington Post. The book describes racist and misogynist behind-the-scenes statements byRead More →

A lawyer for the whistleblower who raised alarms about U.S. President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine said Sunday his client is willing to answer written questions submitted by House Republicans. The surprise offer, made to Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, would allow Republicans toRead More →