New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business
executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the
2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals
facing businessman Donald Trump for the right to compete in
the presidential election on November 8.
Poland will join the fight against Islamic State, its defence
minister says, though he signalled that the scale of its
involvement would depend on NATO's response to Russia's
renewed assertiveness on the alliance's eastern flank.
A draft accord to help keep Britain in the European Union is
"very fragile", a top EU official has warned, as France and
eastern states pushed for changes before leaders meet to try
and seal the deal next week.
North Korea has executed its army chief of staff, Ri Yong
Gil, South Korea's Yonhap news agency is reporting, which, if
true, would be the latest in a series of executions, purges
and disappearances under its young leader.
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.