Queen Elizabeth II donned a face mask in public for the first time during the coronavirus pandemic when attending a brief ceremony at Westminster Abbey last week to Qmark the centenary of the burial of the Unknown Warrior
WASHINGTON — Leaders from around the world congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris Saturday. U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson tweeted his congratulations, calling Harris’ accomplishment of becoming the first woman and person of color elected to the vice presidency a “historic achievement.” “The US is our most important […]
France sees radical Islam as its “enemy” and will fight “relentlessly” against it, Prime Minister Jean Castex said as he paid tribute to the victims of the Nice church attack – the latest in a series of gruesome incidents. Castex presided over the ceremony commemorating the victims of the Nice […]
With religious tensions running high following recent terror attacks, Muslims in France are up in arms over bus posters for the latest Borat film, which show the Kazakhstan character wearing a ring bearing the word ‘Allah’. The controversial ads adorned buses across Paris and featured actor Sacha Baron Cohen wearing […]
As President Trump seemed headed for defeat in the vote count Friday, and some Republicans began to distance themselves from his increasingly desperate claims of fraud, some of his long-standing allies were scrambling to give him cover for his effort to undermine the legitimacy of the election. Sens. Lindsey Graham […]
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Lebanese President Michel Aoun has asked the United States to offer evidence to back up its new sanctions against the former Lebanese foreign minister, a leading political ally of the Iran-backed Hezbollah group
Stocks closed mostly flat on Friday as traders looked for clarity around the presidential and congressional election results. The S&P 500 ended the session down about 1 point at 3,509.44. The Nasdaq Composite rose less than 0.1% to 11,895.23. The Dow Jones Industrial dipped 66.78 points, or 0.2%, to end […]
Shortly after the Associated Press declared Joe Biden the winner in the US election, messages of congratulations flowed in from European leaders, some of whom had testy relationships with Donald Trump. Biden was declared the winner by the Associated Press on Saturday, after the news service called the race in […]
(Reuters) – Democrat Joe Biden has won the November U.S. presidential election, according to several major networks. Here are some of the changes that could occur in U.S. energy policy under his administration: INTERNATIONAL OIL SUPPLIES Biden has shown an interest in multilateral diplomacy similar to previous Democratic administrations. That […]
WASHINGTON – Joe Biden is projected to win the U.S. presidential election, according to NBC News, a watershed moment in a deeply divided nation that is facing multiple crises. The call in the race came four days after Election Day, and during close counts in multiple battleground states. President Donald […]
7.20pm GMT19:20 Donald Trump has left his golf club in Virginia and is now en route back to the White House, where a large crowd has gathered to celebrate Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election. One man wearing a Puerto Rican flag was spotted throwing a pack of paper […]
Although U.S. President Donald Trump wasn’t conceding defeat, people in other parts of the world started celebrating Joe Biden’s election victory Saturday and expressed hope that the Democrat will quickly set to work on a topic that wasn’t vital in the White House for the past four years: combating climate […]
Two first-time voters speak about their joy at helping to make history.
A massive crowd gathered in the center of the German city of Leipzig on Saturday to demand the lifting of restrictions introduced by the authorities to stem the rapid spread of coronavirus. According to estimates by local media, some 19,000 people flocked to the central Augustusplatz to demonstrate against the […]
As news broke that Joe Biden had defeated Donald Trump in the race for the White House, cities across the US saw wild celebrations from supporters of the Democratic nominee for president. In Philadelphia, the biggest city in Pennsylvania, the state where Biden was born and which sealed his electoral […]
Policymakers remain apprehensive about transatlantic relations, but expect a reset under Biden.
The Saturday call that Joe Biden has been elected the 46th President of the United States elicited a swarm of congratulations as is the custom after an election. Reactions from world leaders and U.S. allies including Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel and Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, both of whom have […]
Biden ‘humbled’ after winning US presidency The BBC projects that Biden has topped the 270 electoral votes he needs to defeat Donald Trump.
Sen. Kamala Harris made history three times Saturday as the first woman, first Black person and first Asian American to be elected to the vice presidency, according to the Associated Press, which called the race. Harris’s election is a breakthrough for the Democratic Party. Several Black lawmakers told Yahoo […]