Justice department launches probe into possible spying on Trump
25 October 2019 | 1:01 pm
The Justice Department has reportedly opened a criminal inquiry investigation into whether Donald Trump or his 2016 campaign was illegally spied upon. Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli reports on “Balance of Power.”
7 Dec 2020
The outgoing president insisted at a rally in Georgia the election was stolen from him, despite there being no evidence of any wrongdoing. Trump has lost multiple lawsuits in his efforts to overturn last month's ballot.
14 Dec 2020
Donald Trump has taken aim at an annual defense budget bill, vowing to reject it. His veto threats come after the bill was overwhelmingly passed by US lawmakers — with enough support to override a veto.
25 Dec 2020
US President Donald Trump has pardoned two more people implicated in the Russia probe as well as the father of his son-in-law Jared Kushner. It comes amid a flurry of presidential pardons.
25 Dec 2020
Outgoing US President Donald Trump says the bill is a gift to Russia and China and that it limits any future adminstration's ability to bring troops home.
28 Dec 2020
US President Donald Trump has signed the pandemic relief and government-funding measure, averting government shutdown. He had earlier called the Congress-approved bill a "disgrace."
28 Dec 2020
NATO heads into the new year with high hopes for renewed transatlantic ties. DW takes a look at where the alliance anticipates a Joe Biden bounce.
4 Jan 2021
US President Donald Trump badgered Georgia's elections chief official to "find" nearly 12,000 votes needed to flip the state results in his favor.
7 Jan 2021
The outgoing US president has been "indefinitely" banned from Facebook and is temporarily banned from tweeting to his over 88 million followers after a night of violence in Washington.
8 Jan 2021
Donald Trump is back on Twitter
9 Jan 2021
Twitter has permanently suspended President Donald Trump's account after the violence at the Capitol building. The company cited the risk of further incitement in its decision.
12 Jan 2021
The outgoing president and vice president have pledged to carry on working together for the last few days of their term. Trump has also declared a state of emergency for the capital.
13 Jan 2021
Google-owned YouTube temporarily suspended President Donald Trump's account. The online video service said there was a "potential for violence" and that the account suspension would initially last seven days.
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The Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon has been filled with drama but not that many onlookers. The government is aiming to try and fill up empty stadiums as supporters prefer fan zones. But first, one protester is killed in Sudan as two top US diplomats arrive in the country to try to speak to all sides involved in the deepening crisis. And in a major step for the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in Africa, South Africa has opened a new vaccine plant, the first on the continent to cover the entire process from start to finish.
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Police in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have detained members of a group allegedly linked to the killing of Italy's ambassador last year as well as more recent kidnappings of NGO workers, a provincial police chief said on Tuesday.
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Ambassadors of Israel and Germany say denying the Holocaust threatens peaceful coexistence worldwide. Their appeal comes 80 years after the Wannsee Conference, where Nazis discussed the extermination of Europe's Jews.
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Athletes travelling to next month's Beijing Olympics were warned on Tuesday (January 18) about speaking up on human rights issues while in China for their own safety by speakers at a seminar hosted by Human Rights Watch. Rights groups have long criticized the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for awarding the Games to China, citing the treatment by the Chinese government of the Uyghurs and other Muslim minority groups, which the United States has deemed genocide.
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Pakistan is the world's fourth largest producer of milk. Domestic demand is strong and some 90 percent of the population consumes untreated raw milk. This provides an opportunity for corrupt retailers but also for farmers who are trying to survive inflation and falling profits. Some use illegal methods to increase the volume of the precious liquid – diluting milk with tap water is one of the most widespread techniques. Others even create fake milk from chemicals. Faced with this serious threat to public health, the authorities in Punjab province have stepped into action, as our correspondents report.