January 17th, 2020
Experts denounce U.S. decision to sell arms to Taiwan as interference in China's affairs

Republicans on the spot as Senate braces for impeachment drama

Come Tuesday, and the official start of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, it will become clear just how unpleasant the political price the GOP must […]
January 17th, 2020
White House 'tried to cover up details of Trump-Ukraine call'

U.S. watchdog says Trump administration violated law by withholding Ukraine aid

The Trump administration violated federal law last year by withholding security aid for Ukraine that had been appropriated by Congress, a U.S. congressional watchdog said […]
January 16th, 2020
In historic move, U.S. House set to vote to impeach Trump

Trump urges Boeing to move fast on resolving 737 MAX issues

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged Boeing Co (BA.N) to move quickly to resolve issues with the grounded 737 MAX, noting the planemaker’s significant […]
January 16th, 2020
Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate

Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate

Two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump were delivered from the US House to the Senate on Wednesday, setting in motion the trial of the […]
January 15th, 2020
Trump agrees with British PM Johnson on a 'Trump deal' for Iran

Trump agrees with British PM Johnson on a ‘Trump deal’ for Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump said he agreed with a comment by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that a “Trump deal” should replace the Iran nuclear […]
January 15th, 2020
Democrats add last-minute evidence to Trump impeachment case before Senate trial

Democrats add last-minute evidence to Trump impeachment case before Senate trial

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday they would include new evidence when they send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump […]
January 13th, 2020
'I'm spending all my money to get rid of Trump' - Michael Bloomberg

‘I’m spending all my money to get rid of Trump’ – Michael Bloomberg

U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg told Reuters he is ready to spend much of his vast fortune to oust Republican President Donald Trump from the […]
January 13th, 2020
Pelosi says public opinion shifting in support of impeachment inquiry

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats will determine on Tuesday when to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate […]
January 13th, 2020
Ethiopian Prime Minister responds to Trump’s Nobel complaint

Ethiopian Prime Minister responds to Trump’s Nobel complaint

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has responded after US President Donald Trump appeared to take the credit for Mr Abiy’s Nobel Peace Prize. Mr Abiy […]
January 10th, 2020
Trump 'signs off' on deal to pause US-China trade war

US House votes to limit Trump war powers against Iran

In a rebuke to President Donald Trump, the US House voted Thursday to restrict his future military action against Iran, as lawmakers sought to claw […]
January 9th, 2020
Pelosi loses Senate Democrats on Trump impeachment delay

Pelosi loses Senate Democrats on Trump impeachment delay

The US Congress’ most powerful Democrat is losing support among Senate allies as she holds up President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. House of Representatives Speaker […]
December 23rd, 2019
S. African economist on consequences of U.S protectionism

White House blocked Ukraine aid just after Trump call

The White House sought to freeze aid to Ukraine just 91 minutes after President Trump spoke to President Volodymyr Zelensky by phone in July, a […]
December 21st, 2019
US census 2020: Trump retreats on citizenship question

Trump will address Congress amid impeachment drama

The top Democrat in the US Congress, Nancy Pelosi, has written to President Donald Trump inviting him to give his State of the Union speech […]
December 20th, 2019
Trump's private fury over impeachment spills into the public Kevin Liptak-Profile-ImageKaitlan Collins byline

Trump seeks ‘immediate’ Senate impeachment trial and swift exoneration

US President Donald Trump pressed his Republican allies Thursday to exert rigid control of his Senate trial and ensure a swift exoneration, a day after […]
December 19th, 2019
Experts denounce U.S. decision to sell arms to Taiwan as interference in China's affairs

U.S. House impeachment of Trump sets stage for trial in Senate

The impeachment of President Donald Trump in the U.S. House of Representatives on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress sets the stage […]
December 19th, 2019
Trump becomes third US president to be impeached

Trump becomes third US president to be impeached

Donald Trump has become the third US president in history to be impeached by the House of Representatives, setting up a trial in the Senate […]
December 18th, 2019
In historic move, U.S. House set to vote to impeach Trump

In historic move, U.S. House set to vote to impeach Trump

The U.S. House of Representatives is set to take a momentous and deeply polarizing vote on Wednesday when it is likely to impeach President Donald […]
December 13th, 2019
U.S. lawmakers hear from 'corroborating' witness in Trump impeachment probe

Trump impeachment vote delayed after long debate

The US House Judiciary Committee has postponed a vote on two impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to later on Friday. The decision was taken […]
December 13th, 2019
Trump 'signs off' on deal to pause US-China trade war

Trump ‘signs off’ on deal to pause US-China trade war

Asian stock markets rose on Friday as the US and China moved toward striking a trade deal to avert a new round of tariffs. The […]
December 9th, 2019
Trump's private fury over impeachment spills into the public Kevin Liptak-Profile-ImageKaitlan Collins byline

U.S. House Democrat accuses Trump of violating oath of office

The head of a U.S. congressional panel leading the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Monday accused him of putting himself before his country […]
December 7th, 2019
S. African economist on consequences of U.S protectionism

Trump calls for World Bank to stop lending money to China

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday called for the World Bank to stop loaning money to China, one day after the institution adopted a lending […]
December 4th, 2019
White House 'tried to cover up details of Trump-Ukraine call'

Trump blasts Macron ‘brain dead’ comments as ‘nasty’

US President Donald Trump has accused his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron of being “nasty” for saying Nato was “brain dead”. Mr Trump is in London […]
December 3rd, 2019
Trump praises Nigerian-born artist who drew his portrait

Trump praises Nigerian-born artist who drew his portrait

President Donald Trump has expressed delight at his portrait drawn by a Nigerian-born artist, creative_doks. The artist had tweeted the American president’s portrait via his […]
December 2nd, 2019
U.S. lawmakers hear from 'corroborating' witness in Trump impeachment probe

Trump restores tariffs on steel from Brazil and Argentina

US President Donald Trump has said he will restore tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Brazil and Argentina. He suggested the countries’ weak currencies […]
December 2nd, 2019
White House 'tried to cover up details of Trump-Ukraine call'

Trump declines to attend impeachment hearing

The White House has said US President Donald Trump and his lawyers will not attend an impeachment hearing in the House of Representatives on Wednesday. […]
November 28th, 2019
Twitter users react after Trump posts bare chested image of his face on a Rocky Balbao body

Twitter users react after Trump posts bare chested image of his face on a Rocky Balbao body

The president of the United States, Donald Trump took to his Twitter account to post a picture showing his head super imposed on the bare-chested […]
November 22nd, 2019
Trump defends Syria withdrawal amid reports of ISIS resurgence

Impeachment inquiry: Trump ‘promoted discredited Ukraine theory’

US President Donald Trump disregarded the advice of senior advisers to push a false theory that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election, a former White […]
November 21st, 2019
Impeachment inquiry: Trump directed Ukraine pressure - Sondland

Impeachment inquiry: Trump directed Ukraine pressure – Sondland

A top US diplomat has told an impeachment inquiry that he followed President Donald Trump’s orders to put pressure on Ukraine to investigate his Democratic […]
November 14th, 2019
More Americans will die after Trump abruptly ends Afghan talks, Taliban say

Appeals court hands Trump another loss, saying Congress can seek his tax returns

An appeals court has denied for the second time President Donald Trump’s attempt to stop an accounting firm from turning over his financial documents to […]
November 8th, 2019
Trump amps up complaints, says Pelosi may be guilty of treason

Judge orders Donald Trump to pay $2M to group of NGOs

President Donald Trump has been ordered by a New York State judge to pay $2 million to a group of nonprofit organizations as part of […]
November 7th, 2019
Trump defends Syria withdrawal amid reports of ISIS resurgence

Trump impeachment hearings to go public next week

Congressional Democrats have announced the first public hearings next week in an inquiry that may seek to remove President Donald Trump from office. Three state […]
November 5th, 2019
US diplomat tells impeachment probe she felt ‘threatened’ by Trump

US diplomat tells impeachment probe she felt ‘threatened’ by Trump

Two U.S. diplomats told lawmakers the State Department was being used for domestic political purposes under President Donald Trump and warned that would hurt American […]
November 1st, 2019
Trump switches permanent residence from New York to Florida

Trump switches permanent residence from New York to Florida

US President Donald Trump has announced he will make Florida his permanent home instead of Trump Tower in New York. He said he had been […]
October 31st, 2019
More Americans will die after Trump abruptly ends Afghan talks, Taliban say

Trump impeachment: House to vote on how inquiry should proceed

The US House of Representatives is set to vote on how the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump should proceed. The resolution to be voted […]
October 29th, 2019
Trump denies pressuring Ukraine, will not commit to transcript release

Trump impeachment: Democrats plan first formal vote

The US House of Representatives plans to take its first formal vote this week on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. House Speaker Nancy […]
October 27th, 2019
U.S. not ready to remove Sudan from terrorism list

Donald Trump confirms Islamic State leader killed by US military

Donald Trump has confirmed that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi was killed in a US military operation. The notorious terror group leader was […]