Outgoing US President Donald Trump will be far from the first to boycott his successor Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday — but his absence will be the first since 1869.
President-elect Joe Biden announced Tuesday his nomination for assistant health secretary, who would become the first openly transgender federal official confirmed by the US Senate.
The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed how underfunded and powerless the World Health Organization is to carry out the tasks the world expects of it, an independent expert panel said Tuesday.
Seven countries including Iran have lost their right to vote in the UN General Assembly because of upaid dues, Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Monday.
An Italian woman who worked as a consultant for disgraced Cardinal Angelo Becciu, a former top Vatican official, is facing an “imminent” trial for embezzlement, prosecutors said Monday.
A young woman identified as having taken part in the storming of the US Capitol reportedly stole a laptop belonging to top Democrat Nancy Pelosi and hoped to sell it to a Russian spy agency, according to an FBI criminal complaint.
Peru’s opposition leader Keiko Fujimori has said that she would pardon her jailed father, former president Alberto Fujimori, if she wins April’s general election.
China and the World Health Organization could have acted faster to avert catastrophe during the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak, a panel of independent experts has concluded.
A Russian court jailed a mathematician for six years on Monday for breaking a window at an office of President Vladimir Putin’s ruling party, causing outrage among activists.
President Donald Trump will leave the White House this week with the lowest approval rating of his presidency, with just 34 percent of Americans supporting…
The world is on the brink of a “catastrophic moral failure” if rich countries hog Covid-19 vaccine doses while the poorest suffer, the head of the WHO said Monday.
The infamous blimp of outgoing US President Donald Trump dressed as a baby could soon greet visitors to the Museum on London, which on Monday announced it had acquired the inflatable effigy.
by Joshua MELVIN Kamala Harris will shatter one of the highest glass ceilings Wednesday when she takes the oath of office as America’s first woman…
President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill will become the new White House residents when he takes office on Wednesday.
Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga pledged Monday to tackle surging coronavirus cases and restore normal life “as soon as possible” as polls showed plunging support for his government.
Joe Biden’s goal of seeing 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine injected within his first 100 days in office is “absolutely” achievable, top US scientist Anthony Fauci said Sunday, days before he is to become the new president’s chief advisor on Covid-19.
Parler, the social network popular among conservatives, could return to Apple’s App Store if it changes how it moderates posts on the platform, the tech giant’s CEO Tim Cook said Sunday.
Russia detained Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny at a Moscow airport on Sunday shortly after he landed on a flight from Berlin.
From the first cases in China to the two millionth death a year later as vaccinations are being rolled out across the world, here are the key developments in the spread and fight against Covid-19.
President Donald Trump will leave Washington in disgrace next week, destined for a warmer welcome in Florida, where some supporters are so gung-ho they recently wrote his name on the back of a fat, lumbering manatee.
The death toll from a powerful earthquake on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island has jumped to 56, authorities said Sunday, with thousands left homeless as rescuers raced to find anyone still alive under mountains of rubble.
A heavily armed man has been arrested in Washington at a security checkpoint near the US Capitol, where he tried to use a phony credential to access the restricted area where President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated next week, authorities said.
US Justice Department investigators say they have not found any evidence yet that the rioters who ransacked the US Capitol last week intended to capture and kill any lawmakers.
Tunisia could lose millions of dollars stashed in Switzerland by the family of ousted dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, a senior official said Saturday.