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Paul Handley

Paul Handley

Paul Handley is a former AFP bureau chief in Riyadh. He is currently the US security correspondent for Agence France-Presse (AFP) in Washington DC, covering crime, justice and US politics. His reporting has appeared in Business Insider, New Zealand Herald, AlterNet, France 24, Yahoo, The New York Times, The Times South Africa, The Globe and Mail, and the Sydney Morning Herald. He is author of The King Never Smiles about the late Thai monarch.
US threatens to arrest ICC judges who probe war crimes
US threatens to arrest ICC judges who probe war crimes
The United States threatened on Monday to arrest and sanction judges and other officials of the International Criminal Court if it moves to...
The man who pledged to 'take a bullet' for Trump
The man who pledged to 'take a bullet' for Trump
One year ago Michael Cohen, the longtime lawyer and fixer to President Donald Trump pledged he "would take a bullet for the president."
Manafort conviction and Cohen plea boost Mueller probe
Manafort conviction and Cohen plea boost Mueller probe
The conviction of President Donald Trump's one-time campaign chairman and the guilty plea by his former personal lawyer Tuesday have brought Russia...
Psychometrics: How Facebook data helped Trump find his voters
Psychometrics: How Facebook data helped Trump find his voters
It was one of hundreds of cute questionnaires that were shared widely on Facebook and other social media, like "Which Pokeman Are You?" and "
Trump ex-campaign manager Manafort indicted on conspiracy, money-laundering charges
Trump ex-campaign manager Manafort indicted on conspiracy, money-laundering charges
Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged Monday with conspiracy against the United States and money laundering, in the...
From Russia with kink: Buzzfeed publishes 'unverified' Trump claims
From Russia with kink: Buzzfeed publishes 'unverified' Trump claims
US spy chiefs have informed Donald Trump that Russian operatives claim to possess deeply compromising personal and financial information about...
JPMorgan investment chief bows out after $2bn loss
JPMorgan investment chief bows out after $2bn loss
With more heads expected to roll, investors also punished JPMorgan's shares, sending them down more than 2% after Friday's 9.3% rout.
Goldman Sachs rips off 'muppet' clients, says ex-director
Goldman Sachs rips off 'muppet' clients, says ex-director
Investment banking titan Goldman Sachs has become a "toxic and destructive" firm focused on milking clients for everything it can, a resigning...
En garde, Lagarde: IMF wild cards win vanguard's regard
En garde, Lagarde: IMF wild cards win vanguard's regard
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde had the upper hand but faced solid competition on Monday from Mexico and Israel as the International...
Brics speak strongly against European IMF leader
Brics speak strongly against European IMF leader
The world's largest emerging economies on Tuesday slammed Europe's push to lock up the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) top job,...
Europe, developing world square off over IMF post
Europe, developing world square off over IMF post
Battle lines were shaping up over the choice of a new leader for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday as the fund's board searched for a...
IMF leadership battle begins as chief resigns
IMF leadership battle begins as chief resigns
The resignation of International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Dominique Strauss-Kahn promises to set off a succession battle to lead the global lender...