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…

PM Johnson Self-isolating After Contact with Positive Covid-19 Case

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been told to self-isolate after coming into contact with someone…

Trump Acknowledges Biden Victory for the First Time, Insists Election Was Rigged

US President Donald Trump appeared to acknowledge publicly for the first time that Democrat Joe Biden…

Trump Supporters Plan ‘Million MAGA March’ Across US Cities

US President Donald Trump’s supporters will take to the streets on Saturday to back his unsubstantiated…

Biden Solidifies US Election Win, Trump Says ‘Time Will Tell’ If He Remains President

US President-elect Joe Biden solidified his election victory on Friday by winning the state of Georgia,…

China Finally Congratulates Biden on US Election Win

China congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden on Friday nearly a week after he was declared winner…

Obama Says Republicans On “Dangerous Path By Humouring” Trump’s Election Fraud Claims

CBS News released the first excerpt of its interview with former President Barack Obama, his first…

US Election: Senior Democrats Urge Republicans to ‘Accept Reality’ as Trump Still Refuses to Concede

US President-elect Joe Biden’s top allies in Congress have accused Republicans of dragging their feet in…

Trump Ponders 2024 Run, Endorses McDaniel to Remain RNC Chair

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday endorsed Republican National Committee chair Ronna McDaniel to stay on…

US Court Charges Three Nigerians in Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

A US federal grand jury has indicted three Nigerians on charges related to a bank fraud…

US FAA in Final Stages of Boeing 737 MAX Review, Could Approve November 18

The US Federal Aviation Administration is in the final stages of reviewing proposed changes to Boeing…

Pfizer Vaccine’s Funding ‘Came From Germany, Not US’

It’s said that success has many authors, and the encouraging data from Pfizer Inc.’s experimental Covid-19…

There’ll Be ‘Smooth Transition to Second Trump Administration’, Says US Secretary of State Pompeo

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo has predicted “there will be a smooth transition to a…

Trump’s Refusal to Concede an Embarrassment, Says Biden

US President-elect Joe Biden has insisted that “nothing’s going to stop” his administration moving ahead with…

Biden Defends Obamacare Healthcare Law as Supreme Court Mulls its Fate

US President-elect Joe Biden has defended the healthcare reform act known as Obamacare as the Supreme…

Rise in Exports Offers Germany Hope of Avoiding Fourth-quarter Slump

German exports rose by more than expected in September, and foreign trade gave Europe’s largest economy…

Biden’s US Election Victory Boosts Okonjo-Iweala’s Formal Confirmation as WTO DG

The race to find a new leader of the World Trade Organization witnessed a change in…

Biden Plans for the ‘Hard Work of Governing’ a Divided US

A day after clinching the US presidency, Democrat Joe Biden and his advisers were working on…

Biden to launch COVID-19 task force, Trump plans rallies to protest election

President-elect Joe Biden will convene a coronavirus task force on Monday to examine the No. 1…

Canada’s Trudeau Says Pfizer Vaccine Results ‘Promising

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he was encouraged by Pfizer and BioNTech’s announcement that their…

EU Still Testing Pfizer Vaccine, Keeps 2021 Forecast

The European Medicines Agency is still reviewing the safety of a Covid-19 vaccine submitted by Pfizer…

US President Trump Fires Defense Secretary Esper

President Donald Trump on Monday announced by tweet that he had fired his defense secretary Mark…

Biden Begins Transition As Trump Refuses To Concede Defeat

US President-elect Joe Biden took the first steps Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days,…

Explainer: Can Trump pardon his associates — or himself?

U.S. President Donald Trump could issue a flurry of pardons during his final days in power.…

Joe Biden will walk into the Oval Office facing a litany of weighty issues. Here’s what they are.

President-elect Joe Biden faced a grueling battle on his road to the White House. But his…

Global uncertainty could risk World War Three – UK military chief

Current global uncertainty and anxiety amid the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic could risk…

World leaders hope for fresh start after Biden win

World leaders on Sunday cheered Joe Biden’s election as U.S. president as a chance to enhance…

World Media React To Biden’s Win

With headlines such as “God Bless America”, powerful media outlets around the world welcomed the defeat…

Palestinian President Urges Biden To ‘Enhance’ Palestinian-US Ties

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas on Sunday called on US president-elect Joe Biden to “enhance” relations between…

Trump Again Hits The Golf Course A Day After His Defeat

Donald Trump returned Sunday to his golf course in a Washington suburb, a day after news…

President-Elect Biden Calls For Unity, Reconciliation. Says It’s Time For Healing

President-elect Joe Biden has called for unity and promised “a new day for America” in his…

US Election: Biden Confident of Win as Lead Widens

Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden projected confidence Friday that he would win the…

US Election: Top Democrat Pelosi Calls Biden ‘President-Elect’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Congress, on Friday called Joe Biden the “president-elect” of…

COVID-19 Cases In Europe Exceed 12 Million

More than 12 million cases of the new coronavirus have been recorded in Europe, according to…

Okonjo-Iweala: WTO Postpones Selection Meeting For DG

The WTO is postponing a meeting next week where members were to try to pick a…

US Election: Georgia To Recount Votes

The US state of Georgia said Friday it will recount votes from the election in which…

US Election: Full Vote Count in Nevada Won’t Be Complete For Days as Trump Escalates Lawsuit

Full election results from the state of Nevada won’t be available until November 12, according to…

Kosovo president resigns to face war crimes charges

Kosovo’s President Hashim Thaci, a guerrilla leader during Kosovo’s war for independence from Serbia in the…

Iran’s supreme leader mocks US democracy

Iran’s supreme leader has mocked the rancorous aftermath of election day in the United States, saying…

US Election: Trump, Biden Await Results In Battleground States

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling it out for the White House,…

Boris Johnson refuses to comment on Trump’s call to stop vote-counting

Boris Johnson has sidestepped calls to comment on Donald Trump’s call to stop the counting of…

Donald Trump vows to settle US election in Supreme Court as he claims he’s ‘already won’ against Joe Biden

Donald Trump today vowed to go to the Supreme Court to settle the US election as…

US Election: Trump Bid To Stop Vote Counting ‘Outrageous’- Biden Camp

Joe Biden’s White House campaign slammed President Donald Trump’s threat to try to stop the election vote…

Markets Volatile As Trump Disputes US Vote Count

Volatility gripped financial markets Wednesday with the US election outcome clouded by huge uncertainty. European stock…

Maradona Undergoes Successful Brain Surgery On Blood Clot

Argentine football great Diego Maradona underwent successful brain surgery for a blood clot in a specialist…

Here’s what we know about key states that are still counting ballots

As expected, the decision by a record number of Americans to vote by mail this year…

Trump Claims Victory, Says He Will Dispute Election Count At Supreme Court

President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed he had won the US election, despite the final results…

Kanye West votes for himself after erratic campaign for the White House

Rapper Kanye West on Tuesday voted for himself as the next U.S. president after a longshot…

Iran’s Khamenei says Armenia-held land in Karabakh ‘must be returned’

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday that Armenian-held territory in Azerbaijan “must be returned”…

Kabul attack death toll rises to 35 as students protest

Afghanistan has marked a day of mourning as the death toll from an attack on Kabul…

Nordic countries want to invest more in Bangladesh

The Nordic countries are eyeing a stronger partnership with Bangladesh by making more investment here. The…

Biden, Trump both predict victory as president alleges theft

President Donald Trump early Wednesday said he expected a “big win” and accused Democrats of trying…

US Election: Trump Wins Indiana, Kentucky, Biden Takes Vermont, Virginia

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling it out for the White House,…

Protesters gather at Black Lives Matter plaza outside White House as polls begin to close in US election

Protesters have gathered in Washington DC’s renamed Black Lives Matter plaza for an election night demonstration…

Trump wins Florida, locked in other tight races with Biden

President Donald Trump won Florida, the nation’s most prized battleground state, as he and Democrat Joe…

What happens if Trump loses and refuses to step down?

It’s a question that has seemingly provoked increasing concern among some Americans in recent weeks amid…

Prayers for Kamala Harris at ancestral Indian village

Harris, 56, was born in California, but was often taken to India by her mother —…

Joe Biden claims first victory of US election sweeping all FIVE votes in tiny New Hampshire town of Dixville Notch

Joe Biden has claimed his first victory of the 2020 US election – winning all five…

As the U.S. votes, the world watches with anxiety and hope

As Americans cast their votes to choose the president for the next four years, the whole…

US Votes On Trump’s Fate Under Threat Of Election Turmoil

Americans vote Tuesday in an election amounting to a referendum on Donald Trump and his uniquely…

US election: Trump says Joe Biden person he’d ‘most like to fight’ as he targets Miami voters

President Donald Trump told a campaign rally in Florida that Joe Biden is the person he…

Explainer: U.S. election lingo, from naked ballots to a red mirage

Every U.S. presidential election has its own lingo, like the “hanging chads” on voting cards in…

Gunfire erupts at Kabul University as police surround campus

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunfire erupted at Kabul University in the Afghan capital early Monday and…

On last day, Trump and Biden scour battleground states for votes

U.S. President Donald Trump will hunt for support in four battleground states on Monday while Democratic…

Okonjo-Iweala Closer To WTO DG Job, Reaches Final Stage – Sources

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has reached the final stage in the race to lead the World Trade…

Iran fears regional war as fighting rages around Nagorno-Karabakh

Iran’s president warned on Wednesday that fighting between Azeri and ethnic Armenian forces in the South…

First Female Duo Win Nobel Chemistry Prize For Gene Editing Technique

Emmanuelle Charpentier of France and Jennifer Doudna of the US on Wednesday won the Nobel Chemistry…

France Accuses Turkey Of Military Involvement In Karabakh Conflict

France accused Turkey on Wednesday of “military involvement” on the side of Azerbaijan in its conflict…

Celebs React to Donald Trump Testing Positive for COVID-19

Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday night, and revealed that he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive…

Biden Tests Negative For COVID-19, Continues Campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Friday he has tested negative for Covid-19, three days after…

Beau Biden, an ‘inspiration’ for US Democratic candidate

Joe Biden once again paid tribute to his son Beau, who died of cancer in 2015,…