Mass hysteria may explain ‘sonic attacks’ in Cuba, say top neurologists

Despite 22 Americans reporting symptoms , no evidence of a weapon has been determined and experts suspect psychosomatic disorder are connected to high stress Senior neurologists have suggested that a spate of mysterious ailments among US diplomats in Cuba– which has caused foreign diplomats rift between the two countries- could have been caused by a…

Thai police investigate assert that US ambassador ‘defamed the monarchy’

No charges expected over remarks made by Glyn Davies in which he said the US is concerned about long prison sentences given to civilians by military courts Thai police have said they are investigating commentaries made by the US ambassador about a law that bans criticism of the monarchy, but dont expect to bring charges…

Sally Yates firing and Trump cabinet cause partisan ‘bad blood’ to boil over

Republicans hurry-up to defend chairwomen travel forbidding and decision to fire acting attorney general as Democrats boycott Tom Price and Steve Mnuchin votes A dirty political battle roiled Washington on Tuesday as allies and officials rallied around Donald Trump and his controversial travelling outlaw, while opponents intensified their tactics to thwart his administration at every…

US moves missile defence to South Korea site amid tensions with North

Thaad system being deployed despite protests from residents and China, which says it threatens security balance The tranquility of a village defined deep in the mountains in South Korea was shattered early on Wednesday morning with the sudden arrival of proportions for a US missile defence system designed to thwart an attack by the North.…

Trump to order Mexico wall in national security crackdown

US president due to sign off executive orders, including a temporary prohibition on refugees from the Middle East Donald Trump is due to sign off a volley of executive orders on national security, including measures to start the construction of a wall on the Mexican perimeter and the imposition of a ban on refugees from…

US and EU expel scores of Russian diplomats over Skripal attack

US orders expulsion of 60 officials as succession of EU countries announce similar moves More than 20 western friends have ordered the expulsion of dozens of Russian envoys in response to the nerve agent attack in the UK, in a show of solidarity that represents the biggest concerted jolt to Russian intelligence networks in the…

South Korea and US agree to deploy THAAD missile defence system

Officials tell Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence will be quickly deployed to counter North Koreas missile threat US and South Korean military officials have said they are ready to deploy an advanced US missile defence system in South Korea to cope with Northern korean threats a move likely to raise strong objections in Beijing, Moscow and…

Donald Trump says US military will not let transgender people to serve

Decision marks a reversal of a policy initiated under Obama in 2016, in which the Pentagon ended a longtime ban on trans people from serving openly Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would not allow transgender individuals to serve in the US military in any capacity, reversing a policy put in place by Barack Obama…