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Drug-trafficking gran sentenced to loss of life

Drug-trafficking gran sentenced to loss of life

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto has spent three years in prison An Australian woman has been sentenced to death by a Malaysian court after being found guilty of drug trafficking. Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto, 54, was arrested at a Kuala Lumpur airport in 2014 after she was found carrying 1.1kg…

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Deutsche Bank to lower more than 7,000 jobs

Deutsche Bank to lower more than 7,000 jobs

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Christian Sewing became Deutsche's chief executive in April Deutsche Bank has said it will cut more than 7,000 jobs as Germany's biggest lender attempts to return to profit. The bank said it would reduce global staffing levels from just over 97,000 to "well below 90,000". Following a review of…

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Luther King daughter attacks ex-Trump aide

Luther King daughter attacks ex-Trump aide

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bernice King said her father would be "extremely disturbed by the current climate" The daughter of civil rights icon Martin Luther King has rejected a claim that the civil rights icon would have been "proud of" Donald Trump. Steve Bannon - formerly President Donald Trump's top strategist - told…

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China fines Muji over ‘Taiwan’ packaging

China fines Muji over 'Taiwan' packaging

Image copyright Reuters Japanese retail chain Muji has been fined in China for listing Taiwan as a country on some of its packaging. The company has to pay 200,000 yuan (£23,400; $31,300) for listing Taiwan as a "country of origin". Taiwan has been self-ruling since 1949 but Beijing regards it as a breakaway province of…

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North Korea calls Pence ‘dull’

North Korea calls Pence 'dull'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mike Pence is a "political dummy", says North Korea A senior North Korean official has dismissed remarks by US Vice-President Mike Pence as "stupid", casting further uncertainty about a planned meeting between the two countries' leaders. Choe Son-hui said the North would not "beg" for dialogue and warned of a…

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Trump launches US vehicle import probe

Trump launches US vehicle import probe

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said foreign imports may have "eroded" the US auto industry President Donald Trump has ordered a national security probe into vehicle imports, which could bring new tariffs. Mr Trump said the US car industry was "critical to our strength as a nation" and ordered the…

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US police initiating NBA stun-gun arrest video

US police initiating NBA stun-gun arrest video

Image copyright Milwaukee Police/YouTube Image caption Sterling Brown, right, was arrested in January in Milwaukee Milwaukee police have released video of officers using a stun-gun on a basketball player over a parking violation. NBA player Sterling Brown was arrested and stunned in January after parking in a disabled space. Until now, the police had refused…

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Iran lists demands for staying in nuclear deal

Iran lists demands for staying in nuclear deal

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ayatollah Khamenei said Iran could no longer deal with the US Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has set out several conditions for staying in the nuclear deal with world powers. The conditions include protecting Iran oil sales and safeguarding trade. US President Donald Trump has said he is withdrawing from…

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Ukraine ‘paid Trump licensed legit for talks’

Ukraine 'paid Trump licensed legit for talks'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko (left) meets US President Donald Trump at the White House in June 2017 Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, received a secret payment of at least $400,000 (£300,000) to fix talks between the Ukrainian president and President Trump, according to sources in Kiev close to…

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