Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders coasted
to victory on a wave of voter anger in the New Hampshire
presidential nominating contest, thrashing traditional U.S.
politicians in a display of anti-establishment power.
Kuwait supports international efforts against hardline
Islamist groups in Iraq and Syria although the Gulf Arab
state's constitution prevents it from fighting in anything
but defensive wars, a senior Kuwaiti official says.
North Korea, which conducted its fourth nuclear test last
month and launched a long-range rocket last week, could begin
to recover plutonium from a restarted nuclear reactor within
weeks, the director of US National Intelligence warns.
The Syrian army advanced towards the Turkish border in a
major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now
threatens the future of their nearly five-year-old
insurrection against President Bashar al-Assad.