Mike Pence will attend the upcoming inauguration of Joe Biden, multiple media reports said Saturday, the vice president becoming the latest longtime loyalist to abandon an increasingly isolated President Donald Trump.
Pope Francis and Britain’s Queen Elizabeth on Saturday became the latest high-profile figures to join the global vaccination campaign against the coronavirus, as the UK reported it had surpassed more than 3 million cases since the pandemic began more than a year ago.
Britain said on Sunday it has helped raise $1 billion (818 million euros) from global donors towards the drive to help “vulnerable countries” access coronavirus vaccines, by match-funding contributions.
China on Saturday introduced new rules to counter “unjustified” laws and measures that other countries might apply to its companies and citizens, as tensions with the United States worsen.
Friends, family and advisors to Donald Trump have been bitterly complaining that Twitter’s ban of the president after his supporters stormed the US Capitol amounts to an assault on free speech by radical leftists.
US Democrats on Saturday were readying for an unprecedented second impeachment of Donald Trump as the defiant president showed no signs of stepping down after the deadly violence at the Capitol.
US President Donald Trump on Friday accused Twitter of conspiring with his political enemies “to silence me,” after the social media platform permanently suspended his account.
President Donald Trump had made Twitter his favored channel for sharing unflattering nicknames, insults, video montages and even policy decisions.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday accused Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg of “arrogance” after the social network announced an indefinite suspension of US President Donald Trump’s accounts.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday accused President Donald Trump of having “incited” his supporters to storm the US Capitol on Wednesday.
US President-elect Joe Biden welcomed Donald Trump’s announcement on Friday that he won’t attend the January 20 inauguration, calling it a “good thing.”
The World Health Organization on Friday urged rich countries to stop jumping the queue and cutting their own deals with manufacturers to hog the first wave of Covid-19 vaccines.
The storming of the US Capitol has triggered Rupert Murdoch’s media empire to call time on Donald Trump, with The Wall Street Journal saying the president should resign and even acolytes on Fox News telling viewers he has reached the end of his shelf life.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the United States is his nuclear-armed nation’s “biggest enemy”, state media reported Saturday, as he threw down the diplomatic gauntlet to the incoming administration of Joe Biden.
Twitter said Friday it has permanently suspended President Donald Trump’s account, citing the risk of further violence following the assault on the US Capitol by his supporters.
The EU has struck a deal to double its supply of the BioNTech/Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to 600 million doses, European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said on Friday.
Like many Americans, President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday accused US authorities of treating a pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol more leniently than last year’s anti-racism demonstrators.
Jamiroquai singer Jay Kay has been keeping a low profile of late, and assures the world he definitely wasn’t in Washington as part of the mob of Donald Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol.
Iraqis have heaped satire on their former occupier after the storming of the US Congress, posting parodies online of American diplomatic statements and comparing the incident with fractious episodes in Iraqi politics.
Abandoned in the White House by former allies, a deeply isolated Donald Trump has two weeks left to contemplate the rubble of his presidency — and perhaps his dreams of a return in 2024.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday criticized what he called social media “censorship” of Donald Trump in response to posts accused of inflaming violence in the US Capitol.
The world’s poorest countries can expect to start receiving their first Covid-19 vaccine doses between the end of January and mid-February, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
US Vice President Mike Pence is opposed to using the constitution’s 25th Amendment to force President Donald Trump from office, despite pressure from democrats and some Republicans, the New York Times reported Thursday.
China on Thursday threatened that the United States would pay a “heavy price” if its United Nations Ambassador Kelly Craft kept plans announced by the State Department to travel to Taiwan next week.