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US ‘Deeply Disappointed’ Mexico Closed Probe of Ex-Defence Minister

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) said it is “deeply disappointed” by Mexico’s decision to close…

Biden Unveils $1.9tn US Economic Relief Package

US President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan for the coronavirus-sapped economy before…

Germany and France Oppose Trump’s Twitter Exile

Germany and France attacked Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. after US President Donald Trump was shut…

Several Gorillas at San Diego Zoo in US Test Positive for Covid

Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in…

US to Designate Yemen’s Houthi Movement as Foreign Terror Group

The United States plans to designate Yemen’s Houthi movement as a foreign terrorist organization, a move…

‘We’ll Act with Urgency’: Pelosi Says House Will Impeach Trump, Pushes VP to Oust Him

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald…

Trump Remains Defiant Amid Calls to Resign

President Donald Trump enters the last days of his presidency isolated and shunned by former allies…

US Is North Korea’s ‘Biggest Enemy’, Says Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the United States is his nuclear-armed nation’s “biggest enemy”, state…

Indonesia Plane Missing Shortly After Take-Off

Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air lost contact with one of its Boeing 737 passenger planes shortly after take-off…

Citing Increased Credit Exposure Risks, IMF Board Raises Reserve Target

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund has agreed to raise the medium-term target for…

Google Suspends Parler Social Networking App from Play Store, Apple Gives 24-hour Warning

Alphabet Inc’s Google on Friday suspended the Parler social networking service from its app store, citing…

Twitter Permanently Bans Trump Over Risk of Violent Incitement

US President Donald Trump has been permanently suspended from Twitter “due to the risk of further…

‘Profit Over Candour’: Boeing to Pay $2.5bn Settlement for 737 Max Conspiracy

Boeing has agreed to pay $2.5bn (£1.8bn) to settle US criminal charges that it hid information…

US Transport, Education Secretaries, Four More Trump Aides Quit After Capitol Violence

US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos resigned on Thursday, joining a list…

Trump Pledges Orderly Transfer of Power, as Congress Affirms Biden’s Electoral College Victory

US President Donald Trump has pledged an orderly transfer of power, saying the formal affirmation of…

Officials of Trump Cabinet Discussing Invoking 25th Amendment Following Violence at Capitol

Discussions are ongoing among some members of the Trump Cabinet and allies of President Donald Trump about…

Twitter, Facebook Freeze Trump’s Accounts After Congress Assault

Social media giants Twitter and Facebook temporarily locked the accounts of US President Donald Trump, as…

Stocks Ride Higher on Democrat Senate Win, Dollar Flounders

US Treasuries suffered their steepest selloff in months and the S&P 500 index made a record…

Biden Calls on Trump to End ‘Unprecedented Assault’

US President-elect Joe Biden has denounced the violence at the Capitol after a mob of Trump…

US Army Activates D.C. National Guard to Deploy Troops to Capitol Hill

The US Army is activating the entire District of Columbia National Guard — 1,100 troops —…

Dozens of Hong Kong Activists Arrested as Crackdown Intensifies

Hong Kong police arrested dozens of democracy activists on Wednesday on suspicion of violating a new…

US Congress Set to Certify Joe Biden Election Victory Amid Protests

US lawmakers are set to meet on Wednesday to confirm Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential…

Georgia Senate Election on Knife-edge in Vote Count

Elections in the US state of Georgia that will decide control of the Senate are too…

Trump says he’ll ‘fight like hell’ to hold on to presidency

DALTON, Ga. (AP) — With mounting desperation, Donald Trump declared he would “fight like hell” to…

Saudi Arabia Ends Three-year Blockade with Qatar, Opens Airspace, Land and Sea Borders

Saudi Arabia will reopen its airspace and land and sea border to Qatar as of Monday,…

England Enters Toughest National Lockdown Since March as Covid-19 Variant Rages

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday ordered England into a new national lockdown to contain…

‘We Lost a Legend’: Fashion Industry Pays Tribute to Designer Pierre Cardin Who Passed Away at 98

Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th-century…

Biden Says Trump Vaccine Plan Falling ‘Far Behind’

US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday vowed a relentless effort to fight COVID-19 the moment he…

Ohio Police Officer Fired in Fatal Shooting of Black Man

A white police officer in Columbus, Ohio, has been fired for fatally shooting an unarmed Black…

India Confirms Six Cases of New Coronavirus Variant

India has found six people who returned from Britain in recent weeks with a more infectious…

China Hopes to Conclude Talks on EU Investment Deal By ‘Early Date’

China hopes lengthy negotiations for an investment deal with the European Union can wrap up at…

US House Republicans Join Vote to Override Trump’s Veto of Defence Bill

The Democratic-led US House of Representatives has voted to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a…

London Stocks Soar On Post-Brexit Trade Deal

London stocks surged Tuesday with investors relieved over Britain’s long-awaited Brexit deal with the EU, while…

Czech government imposes its toughest COVID restrictions over holidays

The Czech government will close non-essential shops, services and ski lifts and enforce a stricter curfew…

Trump pardons 15, commutes 5 sentences, including GOP allies

President Donald Trump has pardoned 15 people, including a pair of congressional Republicans who were strong…

UK Latest to Impose Travel Ban on South Africa After Discovery of New Coronavirus Variant

A new variant of the coronavirus, which appears to be more transmissible, has been discovered in South…

France Reopens UK Borders Closed over New Coronavirus Strain

France will reopen its borders to people travelling from the United Kingdom on Wednesday, ending a…

‘Out Of Control’: Countries That Have Blocked Travel From UK Over New Virus Strain

Countries around the world have begun banning flights and travellers from Britain as London said Sunday…

US Lawmakers Agree $900bn COVID-19 Stimulus Package

US lawmakers agreed on a nearly $900 billion Covid-19 relief package for millions of Americans on…

French Court Jails 13 Accomplices Over Charlie Hebdo Attack

A Paris court on Wednesday handed jail terms ranging from four years to life to 13…

Brazil Says China ‘Not Transparent’ on Covid-19 Vaccine Emergency Use

Brazil’s health regulator Anvisa said on Monday that China’s health authorities are not transparent in authorizing…

Electoral College Confirms Joe Biden’s Victory

Joe Biden was confirmed as the next US president on Monday as the Electoral College formalized…

US Electoral College Set To Confirm Biden Victory

Joe Biden’s US election victory was set for formal confirmation Monday by the Electoral College, further…

Biden team says it’s ‘no surprise’ Supreme Court rejected Texas lawsuit

Joe Biden’s campaign said it’s “no surprise” that the Supreme Court shot down a lawsuit filed…

Trump Loses Wisconsin Lawsuit in Latest Legal Defeat

President Donald Trump has lost a Wisconsin lawsuit seeking to disqualify more than 221,000 ballots and…

Obama reunion? Biden fills Cabinet with former WH leaders

President-elect Joe Biden is getting the old gang back together. Increasingly deep into the process of…

Morocco Latest Country to Normalise Ties with Israel in US-brokered Deal

Morocco has become the latest Arab League country to agree to normalise relations with Israel in…

First Execution of Trump’s Final Days Goes Ahead

Death row inmate Brandon Bernard has been executed in Indiana after last-minute clemency pleas were rejected…

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Jointly Named Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were jointly named Time magazine’s 2020 “Person…

Car Bomb Kills 16 Including Three Turkish Personnel In Syria

A car bomb killed 16 people including two civilians and three Turkish personnel Thursday at a…

Biden’s Son Facing Federal Investigation Over ‘Tax Affairs’

President-elect Joe Biden’s son Hunter has said his “tax affairs” are under federal investigation, putting a…

Talk of a ‘No Deal’ Brexit Grows as Deadline Looms

Talk of a chaotic British split from the European Union grew on Tuesday with just three…

Four Lions Test Positive for Covid-19 at Barcelona Zoo

Four Lions at Barcelona Zoo in Spain have tested positive for coronavirus, veterinary officials say. Three…

US Supreme Court Quashes Trump’s Case To Appeal Biden’s Pennsylvania Victory

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a defeat to Republicans seeking to throw out up…

Biden Promises 100m Covid Vaccinations in First 100 Days

US President-elect Joe Biden has set a goal of 100 million Covid vaccinations in his first…

Ahead of Vaccine Approval Vote, US Regulator Says Pfizer Offers Strong Protection After First Dose

US regulators have confirmed the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine is 95% effective, paving the way for it…

US Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong Crackdown

The United States has imposed financial sanctions and a travel ban on 14 Chinese officials over…

US Adds Nigeria to Religious Freedom Blacklist

The United States has designated Nigeria, China, Burma, Eritrea, Iran, the DPRK, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan,…

Biden Picks Former General as First African-American Defence Secretary

US President-elect Joe Biden has chosen retired General Lloyd Austin as his defence secretary, US media…

UK’s Johnson to Head to Brussels to Break Brexit Deadlock

More than four years after helping set the United Kingdom’s course out of the European Union,…

Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Admitted to Hospital with Covid-19

US President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, is being treated in hospital after testing positive for…

Trump Continues False Claims of Widespread Fraud at Georgia Rally for US Senators

Trump Continues False Claims of Widespread Fraud at Georgia Rally for US Senators US President Donald…

Trump files new election lawsuit, looking to Wisconsin’s legislature to flip outcome

President Donald Trump continued to try and litigate his way out of his loss in the…

Hong Kong Pro-democracy Tycoon Jimmy Lai Detained for Fraud

Outspoken Hong Kong pro-democracy advocate and media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been refused bail on a…

Trump Repeats Claims of ‘Rigged Election’ and Voter Fraud in 46-minute Video

President Donald Trump has delivered what he says is “the most important speech of his presidency”- a…

US Congress Passes Law to Kick Chinese Companies Off NYSE If They Don’t Comply with Audit Rules

The US House of Representatives has passed a law to kick Chinese companies off US stock…

Former French President Giscard d’Estaing Dies of Covid-19 at 94

Former French President Valery Giscard d’Estaing, who led France into the modern era and was a…

White House Refuses to Say Trump Has Faith in Attorney General, as Sack Rumours Swirl

President Donald Trump’s spokeswoman refused to say Wednesday whether Trump still has faith in Attorney General…

Obama Cautions US Activists Against Using ‘Defund the Police’ Slogan

Former President Barack Obama cautioned young activists against using the slogan “defund the police” to achieve…

Trump Teases 2024 Presidential Run, Could Announce Campaign on Biden’s Inauguration Day

President Donald Trump has confirmed in public for the first time that he wants to run for…

UN Calls on Humanity to End ‘Suicidal War on Nature’

As an extreme year for hurricanes, wildfires and heat waves comes to an end, the head…

‘It’s Gone Too Far!’: Trump Inciting Violence, Says Georgia Election Official

A US state of Georgia election official has said President Donald Trump will bear responsibility for…

No Evidence of Widespread Election Fraud, Says Trump Ally William Barr

US Attorney General William Barr, a top ally of President Donald Trump, has said the Justice…

Iran Blames Israel, Vows to Avenge Nuclear Scientist’s Assassination

Iran has vowed to avenge the killing of its most senior nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who…

EU, UK Say Big Differences Remain as Brexit Talks Go to the Wire

The European Union and Britain said on Friday there were still substantial differences over a Brexit…

S. Korea agency says N. Korea executed people, shut capital

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered at least two people executed, banned fishing at…

Macron ‘Shocked’ at Beating of Black Man by Paris Police Officers

President Emmanuel Macron is “very shocked” at footage of three police officers beating up a black…

‘Act of State Terror’: Iran’s Top Nuclear Scientist Assassinated Near Tehran

Iran’s most senior nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has been assassinated near the capital Tehran, the country’s…

Paris police officers suspended over beating of black music producer

Paris police officers suspended over the beating of a black music producer, who was repeatedly punched,…

Trump Ready to Leave White House If Electoral College Votes for Biden

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will leave the White House if the Electoral…

Turkey Jails Hundreds for Life for 2016 Coup Plot Against President Erdogan

A Turkish court has jailed 337 former pilots and other suspects for life over plot to…

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak Outlines Spending Plans Amid Coronavirus

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak warned on Wednesday the “economic emergency had only just begun” as he…

Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: UN Warns of War Crimes as Deadline Looms

The United Nations has expressed concern about possible war crimes after a threat by the Ethiopian…

Meghan Markle Reveals ‘Unbearable Grief’ After Suffering Miscarriage

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has revealed that she had a miscarriage earlier this year.…

Russia ‘Threatened to Ram’ US Ship in Sea of Japan

Russia says one of its warships caught and chased off a US Navy destroyer after it…

America is Back’: Biden Pushes Past Trump Era with Historic Cabinet Nominees

Declaring “America is back,” US President-elect Joe Biden introduced selections for his national security team on…

England to Allow 4,000 Fans into Matches from December 2

A maximum of 4,000 fans will be allowed at outdoor events in the lowest-risk areas when…

WTO DG: Path Clears for Okonjo-Iweala, as Yoo Reportedly Drops out of Race

Nigeria’s former minister of finance and the frontrunner in the WTO DG race, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is…

Biden Chooses Janet Yellen to Serve as First Female US Treasury Secretary

US President-elect Joe Biden has chosen former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to serve as treasury…

Trump Finally Gives Green Light for Transition to Biden Administration

America’s General Services Administration has formally designated Joe Biden as the apparent winner of the presidential…

Restructuring, Autonomy Key to Ending Incessant Lecturers’ Strikes, Says Former Nigerian Minister

A former Nigerian Minister of Education, Professor Tunde Adeniran has said the present system of education in the…

Prominent Trump Ally Chris Christie Urges Him to Accept US Election Defeat

A prominent ally of Donald Trump has urged him to drop his efforts to overturn his…

Blinken Is Biden’s Pick for Secretary of State

Joe Biden will pick Antony Blinken as US secretary of state, a person close to the…

UN Urges Civilian Protection after Ethiopia’s 72-hr Deadline for Tigrayan Forces

The United Nations urged Ethiopia on Monday to ensure the protection of civilians, a day after…

Israel Ratifies Visa Exemption Agreement with UAE, the First with an Arab State

Israel’s cabinet ratified a mutual visa exemption agreement with the United Arab Emirates on Sunday —…

Americans Could Get Covid-19 Vaccine as Early as December 11, Herd Immunity Possible By May

The first batch of Americans to receive a Covid-19 vaccine could get them as soon as…

Biden to Name First Cabinet Picks on Tuesday

US President-elect Joe Biden will announce the first of his Cabinet picks on Tuesday, as he…

G20 Leaders Seek to Help Poorest Nations in Post-Covid World

Leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies on Saturday vowed to ensure a fair distribution of…

Vatican Vows To Get To The Bottom Of Racy Papal Instagram ‘Like’

The Vatican has launched an investigation into how Pope Francis’s Instagram account “liked” a raunchy photograph…

Several Killed as Rockets Hit Afghan Capital Kabul

Several rockets hit residential areas in the early rush hour in the Afghan capital Kabul on…

At Least Eight Dead As Barrage Of Rockets Hit Kabul

At least eight people were killed Saturday when a barrage of rockets struck densely populated parts…

Trump’s Options of Reversing Election Defeat Narrow as Michigan Backs Biden Win

Donald Trump has had a fresh setback in his bid to overturn his loss in the…

New York Governor Cuomo to Receive International Emmy for Virus Briefings

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to soon receive an International Emmy award for his…

Armenia appoints new defence minister after Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

Armenia’s president appointed a new defence minister on Friday after widespread criticism of the government over…

Here’s what happens if a U.S. president refuses to leave office

In the time since the U.S. presidential election was called in favor of former Vice President…

Trump, Xi to Meet at Virtual Asia Pacific Forum as Trade Spat Continues

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will attend a virtual summit of…

Biden Says Trump ‘Will Go Down in History as One of the Most Irresponsible Presidents’

US President-elect Joe Biden said Thursday that US President Donald Trump “will go down in history…

Biden Wins Georgia Recount as Trump Setbacks Mount

US President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Georgia has been confirmed by a recount, as legal efforts…

Australian Special Forces Allegedly Killed 39 Unarmed Afghans

Australian special forces allegedly killed 39 unarmed prisoners and civilians in Afghanistan, with senior commandos reportedly…

Thai PM Says All Laws to Be Used against Protesters

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Thursday that all laws would be used against protesters…

New York Orders Schools to Close on Thursday as US Records 250,000 Covid Deaths

The US has recorded more than 250,000 deaths from Covid-19, a bleak marker as cases soar…

Trump Election Campaign Asks Judge to Declare Him Winner in Pennsylvania

President Donald Trump’s election campaign on Wednesday asked a judge to declare him the winner in…

Ahead of Thursday Recount Results, Biden Likely to Remain Winner in Georgia

A key battleground state in the 2020 US presidential election is expected on Thursday to affirm…

UK to Ban Petrol Car Sales by 2030 as Part of Green Plan

Britain will ban the sale of new gasoline and diesel cars by 2030, a decade earlier…

Peru Swears in 76-year-old President After Tumultuous Week of Protests

Peruvian lawmaker Francisco Sagasti was sworn in as interim president on Tuesday, voted for by Congress…

Trump ‘Sought Options for Possible Strike on Iran Nuclear Site’

President Donald Trump asked senior advisers last Thursday about potential options for attacking Iran’s main nuclear…

US Needs to Set Rules Rather Than Have China Dictate Global Trade, Biden Says

President-elect Joe Biden has plans for US trade on the international stage, but is unable to…

‘This Isn’t A Game’: Michelle Obama Criticises Trump for Hindering Biden’s Transition

Michelle Obama has weighed in on the refusal of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania…

‘On My Watch!’: Trump Claims Credit for Pfizer, Moderna Covid Vaccines

US President Donald Trump has seemingly taken credit for the creation of two new vaccines in…

Peru’s Interim President Resigns as Chaos Embroils South American Nation

Peru’s interim president resigned Sunday as the nation plunged into its worst constitutional crisis in two…