Following his historic indictment on criminal charges, Donald Trump was preparing Friday to go where no former US president has gone before — a prosecutor’s office to be booked, fingerprinted and have his mugshot taken. Trump’s pending arrest, expected on Tuesday, throws a political grenade into the 2024 presidential race,...
U.S. President Joe Biden ordered U.S. state flags be flown at half-mast after a shooting at a private Christian grade school in Nashville, the White House said in a proclamation. The president said “as a mark of respect for victims of the senseless act of violence perpetrated on March 27,...
Xi Jinping was on Friday unanimously re-elected Chinese President. Xi Jinping was also elected Chairman of the Central Military Commission of China on the platform of the ruling Communist Party of China. The re-election was an outcome of the ongoing session of the 14th National People’s Congress. The event marked the third...
President Tayyip Erdogan indicated on Wednesday that elections will be held on May 14, sticking to his previous plan for the vote. The date indicated for the election is just over three months after a devastating earthquake killed more than 45,000 people in Turkey. “This nation will do what is necessary...
President Vladimir Putin vowed Thursday to keep battering Ukraine’s energy grid despite an outcry against the systematic attacks that have plunged millions into the cold and dark as winter sets in. He instead blamed Ukraine for initiating a trend of attacking civilian infrastructure, pointing to a blast on a key...
Donald Trump, who has mounted relentless attacks on the integrity of U.S. voting since his 2020 election defeat, on Tuesday launched a bid to regain the presidency in 2024, aiming to pre-empt potential Republican rivals. He is making another White House bid in 2024, defying calls from key party leaders...
Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu held a nearly unassailable lead Thursday with vote counting almost complete following this week’s election, setting him up to form what may be the most right-wing government in Israeli history. With more than 90 percent of ballots counted, according to the Central Elections Committee, the results so...
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday said Ukrainian forces had recaptured 6,000 square kilometres (2,320 square miles) of territory from Russia in a counter-offensive this month. “Since the start of September, our soldiers have already liberated 6,000 square kilometres of Ukrainian territory in the east and south, and we are...
Charles was born at Buckingham Palace in London, during the reign of his grandfather George VI, on November 14, 1948. He celebrated his 73rd birthday on 14 November 2021. He was the first child of parents Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh, and Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He was also the...
Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years. Her family gathered at her Scottish estate after concerns grew about her health earlier on Thursday. The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change. Prime Minister Liz Truss said...