Bolton announced the US will not withdraw troops from Syria until ISIS is defeated and Turkey commits to protecting the US's Kurdish allies in the country.
From the World Cup to Wimbledon and exciting new stars to evergreen veterans, these are the moments that made our sporting year in 2018.
Once an all-conquering market force, the companies of FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google) faced a tougher regulatory environment and questions over their long-term direction in 2018.
A new study by the World Economic Forum, released on 17 December, found that progress towards gender equity in the workplace was stalling internationally.
A report produced for the US Senate Intelligence Committee and obtained by The New York Times reveals that the extensive and sophisticated Russian influence campaign during the 2016 elections is still active on leading social media platforms.
Angered by what they see as a slide towards authoritarian rule under Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, around 10,000 Hungarians have taken to the street in Budapest.
Iowa’s caucuses are scheduled for February 2020, making them the first across the nation. A new poll of likely Democrat caucusgoers has found two familiar names and a fast-rising newcomer among the early leaders.
Cherif Chekatt, believed to be responsible for the attack on the Strasbourg Christmas Market on 11 December, has been killed by police.
Embattled UK Prime Minister Theresa May has won a vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party by 200 votes to 117.
Two of the most senior figures in international finance have separately issued gloomy forecasts on the state of the world banking system and whether it is equipped to ride out another global financial crisis.