Isis: Barack Obama says Daesh on the defensive

US President Barack Obama said on 13 April that the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State (Isis) in Syria and Iraq had put the militant group on the defensive, shrinking its territory and striking key leaders. Apr 14, 2016

Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca office raided

Panama prosecutor Javier Caravallo ordered police to search for evidence that "would establish the possible use of the firm for illicit activities," reports said. Apr 13, 2016

Fight breaks out at a Donald Trump rally in New York

Two men got into a physical altercation at a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Albany, New York, on 11 April. The rally for the GOP front runner was held at the Times Union Center. Apr 12, 2016

Donald Trump attacks Ted Cruz over his New York values remarks

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump defended New York values during a speech in Albany, New York ahead of the states primary on 19 April. He was speaking in response to statements by his rival Ted Cruz who has repeatedly slammed “New York values even crediting his 1 February Iowa caucus victory in part to his attacks on Trumps New York values. The Texas senator told a US network last week that the phrase referred to the states liberal Democrats. Apr 12, 2016

David Cameron says top MPs should publish tax records

British Prime Minister David Cameron says top UK politicians should publish their tax records, as he tries to draw a line under a week of questions over his personal wealth and his late fathers connection to an offshore fund. Apr 12, 2016