Chinese scientist He Jiankui defends ‘world’s first gene-edited babies’

A Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically edited babies has defended his work. Speaking at a genome summit in Hong...

Trump dims hopes of China trade deal with fresh tariff threat...

President Donald Trump appears to be shutting the door on a temporary ceasefire in an ongoing tit-for-tat trade war with China just days ahead...

Russia-Ukraine tensions rise after Kerch Strait ship capture

Ukraine's parliament is to decide whether to bring in martial law as anger over the capture of three of its naval vessels by Russia...

Spain threatens to vote against Brexit deal over Gibraltar

Spain's prime minister has threatened to scupper Theresa May's Brexit deal - with a warning that "our positions remain far away" on the issue...

GRU boss behind Salisbury novichok poisonings dies after ‘serious illness’

The head of Russian military intelligence, the organisation accused of being behind the Salisbury novichok poisonings, has died. General Colonel Igor Korobov had been in...

South Korean named Interpol president in blow to Russia

South Korea's Kim Jong Yang was elected as Interpol's president on Wednesday, edging out a longtime veteran of Russia's security services who was strongly...