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US election 2020: Biden says White House co-operation ‘sincere’

US President-elect Joe Biden has said outreach from the White House over the transition has been "sincere". "It has not been begrudging so far, and...

Trump accepts US presidency transition to Biden must begin

Donald Trump has accepted a formal US transition should begin for President-elect Joe Biden to take office. The president said the federal agency overseeing the...

US election 2020: Trump ally Chris Christie urges him to accept defeat

A prominent ally of Donald Trump has urged him to drop his efforts to overturn his loss to Joe Biden in the US presidential...

US election 2020: 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 by Donald Trump's allies to challenge his defeat...

Donald Trump loses key court case in Philadelphia, as lawyer Giuliani rants in court

Pennsylvania's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday against Donald Trump's presidential campaign's complaint that observers weren't allowed close enough to observe the electoral count in a...

Trump fires election security official who contradicted him

Donald Trump says he has fired a top election official who contradicted the US president's claims of voter fraud. President Trump said he "terminated" Cybersecurity...

US elections: Donald Trump admits for the first time Joe Biden ‘won’

Donald Trump has appeared to concede the US election for the first time, saying that president-elect Joe Biden “won”. He made the admission in a...

US election 2020: Biden takes Georgia to solidify victory

US President-elect Joe Biden has won the state of Georgia, the BBC projects, the first Democratic candidate to do so since 1992. The win solidifies...

US election: China congratulates Biden after long silence

China has finally congratulated Joe Biden on his projected win in the US presidential election, breaking a frosty period of silence. "We respect the choice...

Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: ‘Civilians massacred’, says Amnesty International

"Scores and probably hundreds" of civilians have been massacred in the growing conflict in Tigray in northern Ethiopia, Amnesty International says. Witnesses blamed forces loyal...

US election security officials reject Trump’s fraud claims

US federal election officials have said the 2020 White House vote was the "most secure in American history", rejecting President Donald Trump's fraud claims.  "There...

Trump tweets video allegedly showing ballots being legally collected

Donald Trump – who has made numerous allegations of voter fraud without providing evidence – has tweeted a video that media reports have already...

US postal worker and vote ‘whistle-blower’ recants allegations

A worker with the United States Postal Service (USPS) in Pennsylvania who went public with allegations of ballot tampering and signed an affidavit, has...

Liberia’s Vice Prez flown to Ghana for treatment

Vice President of Liberia, Jewel Howard-Taylor has been flown to Ghana after developing "respiratory complications." The former first lady of the country flew out of...

Kenya’s military deployed to help fight fire outbreak in country’s biggest National Park

Kenya's military have been deployed to help put out a raging fire in its biggest National Park. The military has resorted to using different methods...

Covid-19: Putin approves vaccine for use

Russian President Vladimir Putin has given regulatory approval for use of a Coronavirus vaccine which was developed locally by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute. Mr Putin stated...

Lebanese government resigns after deadly Beirut explosion

The entire government of Lebanon has resigned after a powerful Beirut port explosion ignited public uproar against the country’s leaders. The resignation was announced by...

Kanye West announces spiritual coach as running mate

Kanye West, musician and US Presidential hopeful, has selected a 57-year-old spiritual coach to be his running mate in the US Presidential election this...

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