Kushner sought secret back channel with Russia

Officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed US sanctions against Russian Federation in a phone call. It is a case of out of the frying pan and into the fire for US President Donald Trump having returned to Washington from his first foreign trip - thanks to the latest revelations surrounding his team and Russian Federation.

British Officials Have Stopped Sharing Intelligence On Manchester With US

Police and security services are also upset that the name of bomber Salman Abedi was leaked by US officials and published while police in Britain were withholding the name for what they said were reasons of operational security. "Due to the tragic events in Manchester the Dangerous Woman tour with Ariana Grande has been suspended until we can further assess the situation and pay our proper respects to those lost", the statement said.

North Korea has tested a new air defense system

United States military personnel will launch a custom missile meant to simulate an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which it will then attempt to shoot down. Now, it has grown into a multi-billion dollar programme, with the Pentagon proposing to spend $7.9bn (£6.17bn) on missile defence in its 2018 budget.

Three policemen killed in Jakarta twin blasts

Three policemen killed in Jakarta twin blasts

Indonesia has faced an emerging threat in recent years from Islamic State group sympathizers who have launched attacks targeting government authorities, mainly police and anti-terrorism forces. The director of the Jakarta-based Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC), Ms Sidney Jones, said the police had been seen as protectors of a "thogut" state that rejects application of Islamic law.

Stormy climate at G7 summit

The new French president Emmanuel Macron said the G7 summit showed deep differences between six powers and the U.S. on climate change . In a tweet after his plane left for the US Trump said he had had " great meetings on everything, especially on trade ", highlighting the part of the communique which called "for the removal of all trade-distorting practices".