Ukraine: Russian military intervention would be grave error US warns Crimea’s key airport and parliament building apparently held by pro-Russian forces as Russian troops mobilise on peninsula.
Iran to implement nuclear deal as Obama repeats Congress sanctions plea John Kerry says Tehran will start to implement November’s ‘comprehensive agreement’ on 20 January.
Iran seals nuclear deal with west in return for sanctions relief Barack Obama hails historic accord as first step towards resolution of decade-old impasse over Iran’s nuclear programme.
US’s cheap energy pricing out UK industry America’s shale gas boom allows it to offer low energy prices to power-intensive industries as cost climbs in Europe.
Why the Obamacare website was doomed The shambles of Barack Obama’s healthcare launch recalled many similar British computer meltdowns.
US could default on its debt obligations by mid-October thinktank warns Bipartisan Policy Center says default could come unless Washington agrees new legislation to raise borrowing limit.
US-led attack on Syria reduced to ‘coalition a deux’ Barack Obama may get broad political support to punish Bashar al-Assad, but only France looks likely to join in military action.
John Kerry statement on Syria polarises world leaders Iran and Russia stand alongside Bashar al-Assad’s regime while the UK, France and Australia follow Washington’s lead.
Syria crisis: UK armed forces ‘making contingency plans’ for military action No 10 says Britain and US will not be bound by findings of UN weapons team investigating chemical attack.
US to hit debt ceiling in mid-October, Treasury secretary warns House GOP Letter from Jack Lew says failure to act would do ‘irreparable harm’ and sets stage for further brinkmanship on Capitol Hill.