As she speaks to cheering crowds, drops in to neighborhood coffee shops or pays “surprise” visits to college students, 56-year-old Kamala Harris has brought a jolt of youthful energy to the low-key presidential campaign of her 77-year-old running mate, Democrat Joe Biden.
Donald Trump said Friday he has not been a fan of Sacha Baron Cohen — even before a clip from the British comedian’s new Borat movie forced the US president’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani into an awkward explanation.
The president of the UN General Assembly, Volkan Bozkir of Turkey, on Friday lamented the New York mayor’s refusal to meet him to discuss UN operating procedures during the coronavirus pandemic.
Most under 30s don’t vote in the United States. This year however, in a contest between two septuagenarians, experts predict a record number of younger Americans will cast ballots — a development that could tip the result.
President Xi Jinping on Friday warned of China’s military resolve to defeat “invaders”, speaking on a 70th anniversary for the Korean War, the only time Chinese forces have fought the United States.
With an intelligence network so good they have been compared to the CIA, Thai street vendors are often first on the scene at “guerilla” democracy protests in Bangkok, where they hawk sour pork and fishballs to a democracy-hungry crowd.
Donald Trump’s fluctuating relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has gone from fire and fury to love letters, but Pyongyang’s view of his rival is uncompromising: Joe Biden is a “rabid dog” who “must be beaten to death”.
The Vatican may have cut Pope Francis’ remarks on same-sex civil unions out of an interview with a Mexican journalist in 2019, according to reports which raised the spectre Friday of papal censorship.
US election day is quickly approaching, but this week has shown there’s still plenty of time for dancing and video games on the campaign trail.
Donald Trump launched an intense last-ditch reelection push Friday in Florida, insisting that Covid-19 is disappearing, while frontrunner Joe Biden hammered his message that the president had abdicated responsibility for a pandemic that is actually surging.
Replacing Chile’s dictatorship-era constitution was a pressing demand from the streets during months of social protests in Chile in 2019.
The Czech health minister was under fire Friday after a tabloid photographer caught him leaving a restaurant that should have been closed under his own anti-virus restrictions.
The United States said Friday it will deploy Coast Guard patrol ships in the western Pacific to counter “destabilizing and malign” activities by China in disputed fishing grounds of the South China Sea.
Fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted permanent residency in Russia, his lawyer said on Thursday.
US President Donald Trump went through Thursday with a threat to release his own footage of a yet-to-be-aired interview with CBS that he cut short, angrily complaining of bias.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that he personally authorised Alexei Navalny to travel to Germany for treatment, after the opposition leader was poisoned with a nerve agent.
China on Thursday threatened to make a “legitimate and necessary” retaliation over the US sale of $1 billion worth of missiles to Taiwan as Beijing becomes increasingly strident over its claims to the self-ruled island.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has paid tribute to the millions of Chinese troops who fought a US-led coalition to a standstill and saved his country from defeat in the Korean War, state media reported Thursday.
A secretive 2018 agreement between Beijing and the Vatican was renewed Thursday, despite strident US condemnation and warnings from underground Chinese priests loyal to Rome that they have only become more marginalised since it was signed.
The US government on Wednesday said it had approved the sale of $1 billion worth of advanced air-to-ground missiles to Taiwan as the island tries to shore up its defenses against China.
A volunteer participating in clinical trials of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University has died in Brazil, officials announced Wednesday, though media reports said he had received a placebo, not the test vaccine.
The United States on Wednesday tightened rules on six more Chinese media organizations, saying that they are propaganda outlets that answer to the state.
Hundreds of attorneys and volunteers from the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and Joe Biden have deployed to Florida polling stations to make sure votes for their candidates are respected, as record numbers of people cast ballots early.