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Kamala Harris: What the US vice-president did on her first day

Kamala Harris has made history, becoming the first woman and first black and South Asian American to serve as US vice-president. So what does the...

Trump impeachment: Republicans seek delay until February

Republicans in the US Senate are asking Democrats to delay the start of former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial until February. They argue this will...

Biden sets to work on reversing Trump policies with executive orders

US President Joe Biden has begun to undo some of Donald Trump's key policies, hours after being sworn in. In his initial acts as the...

Covid vaccine: WHO warns of ‘catastrophic moral failure’

The world faces a "catastrophic moral failure" because of unequal Covid vaccine policies, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. Tedros Adhanom...

Ugandan President wins sixth term in office

Uganda's long-time President Yoweri Museveni has been re-elected, electoral officials say, amid accusations of vote fraud by his main rival Bobi Wine. Mr Museveni won...

Ugandan Election: Museveni takes early lead as Bobi Wine claims poll win

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine on Friday claimed victory in presidential elections, rejecting as a “joke” early results that gave incumbent President Yoweri Museveni...

Trump impeachment: President faces Senate trial after historic second charge

Donald Trump faces trial in the Senate after becoming the first US president to be charged with misconduct in office for a second time. Mr...

Ugandan government blocks social media a day to elections

The Ugandan government has blocked access to social media platforms in the East African country just two days before January 14, 2021 presidential and...

Trump impeachment: Several Republicans to join Democrats in House vote

Several members of Donald Trump's Republican party say they will vote to impeach the president over his role in last week's storming of Congress. The...

FBI fears armed protests by Trump supporters ahead of Biden inauguration

US security officials have warned of possible armed protests being held across the country in the days before Joe Biden is sworn in as...

Democrats give VP Mike Pence ultimatum to remove Trump from White House

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has stepped up the pressure on Vice-President Mike Pence to act to remove Donald Trump from office over his...

Indonesia Sriwijaya Air passenger plane missing after take-off

A passenger plane with an estimated 62 people on board has gone missing shortly after take-off from the Indonesian capital Jakarta. The Sriwijaya Air Boeing...

Facebook bans Trump indefinitely

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday that the social media giant is banning President Trump indefinitely, marking a dramatic escalation of the conflict between...

Trump finally commits to ‘orderly’ transition of power

US President Donald Trump has committed to an "orderly" transition of power a day after his supporters stormed Congress, provoking world condemnation. Mr Trump's remarks,...

US Congress certifies Joe Biden’s victory after deadly attack

The US Congress has certified Joe Biden's victory in the presidential election, hours after Trump supporters stormed the building in an attack that saw...

Democrats on course for US Senate control

The Democratic Party of US President-elect Joe Biden is on the verge of taking control of the Senate as results come in from two...

Biden and Trump rally voters in Georgia

In dueling rallies, President Donald Trump and President-elect Joe Biden have urged voters in Georgia to turn out for elections on Tuesday that will...

Trump caught making attempts to overturn US election results

The Washington Post on Sunday published an extraordinary phone call between President Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R), which is making...

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