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Among those who have returned include Malaysia's counsellor to North Korea, Mohd Nor Azrin Md Zain (centre)

Nine Malaysians who were detained in North Korea have arrived home, after the two countries apparently struck a deal to end a diplomatic row. The quarrel, over last month's killing of Kim Jong-nam in Kuala Lumpur, had resulted in both countries banning each other's citizens from leaving.

The revised travel ban has drawn protests across the US

A US federal judge in Hawaii has indefinitely extended the suspension of President Trump's new travel ban. Judge Derrick Watson's ruling means Mr Trump will be barred from enforcing the ban on six mostly Muslim nations while it is contested in court.

The US employee allegedly had contacts with two Chinese intelligence agents

A veteran US state department employee with access to sensitive information has been accused of concealing her contacts with Chinese intelligence agents, the justice department says.

A criminal complaint said 60-year-old Candace Marie Claiborne received tens of thousands of dollars in gifts.

Ivanka Trump (second right) said she had been "working in good faith"

Ivanka Trump is officially joining her father's administration as an unpaid employee with the title Assistant to the President, the White House says.

The US first daughter bowed to pressure following an outcry from ethics experts at her initial plans to serve in a more informal capacity.

Theresa May signs the letter to the EU confirming the UK's departure

Theresa May has signed the letter that will formally begin the UK's departure from the European Union.

Giving official notice under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, it will be delivered to European Council president Donald Tusk later.

Mr Kushner is also set to lead a new White House team overhauling government bureaucracy

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and aide, Jared Kushner, will be questioned by a US committee investigating alleged ties between the Trump team and Russia.

Mr Kushner has volunteered to speak to the Senate Intelligence Committee, the White House said.