Ex-US President Barack Obama lays into Trump in DNC speech
21 August 2020 | 11:00 am
The former US president claimed his successor had no interest in "taking the job seriously." In a scathing attack, Obama warned that American democracy might not survive another four years of Donald Trump.
22 Jan 2021
Heads of government around the world hope that the US President Joe Biden would cooperate in tackling global issues, lift sanctions and improve bilateral relations.
8 Feb 2021
Secretary of State Antony Blinken will announce on Monday that the United States will return as an observer. The US pulled out of the Geneva-based body under the previous adminstration over its alleged anti-Israel bias.
9 Feb 2021
On the eve of his impeachment trial, Trump's lawyers denied that he encouraged the deadly US Capitol attack nor that a former president could even face trial. DW takes a look at the ins-and-outs of the trial.
25 Feb 2021
President Biden has lifted ban that prevented many green card applicants from entering the country. Biden said that shutting the door on legal immigration did not help the US.
1 Mar 2021
The former US president has made his first major public appearance after leaving office. Trump has teased his supporters that he may "beat" Biden in 2024.
25 Mar 2021
The second mass shooting in under a week is putting pressure on Biden act on gun control. However, getting reform passed will be an uphill battle.
14 Apr 2021
US domestic industries are struggling to keep up with demand for computer chips and semiconductors. The White House is offering billions in domestic aid to help boost production.
19 Apr 2021
But it's uncertain how many more refugees from Africa, the Middle East and Central America are set to benefit.
23 Apr 2021
The Biden administration plans to propose tax hikes on high-income earners, including a near-doubling of the rate paid by wealthy investors. The move isn't a surprise, but it still has investors feeling jittery. Also, with the latest mission to the International Space Station underway, we take a look at how Elon Musk's SpaceX has edged out the competition in the space race.
6 May 2021
Former US President Donald Trump will be suspended from Facebook and Instagram for at least another six months. He was banned from the platform following the January 6 siege of the US Capitol by his supporters.
18 May 2021
For the third time in a week, the United States has blocked the United Nations Security Council from approving a resolution that denounces violence on both sides and calls for a cessation of hostilities in the Israel-Gaza conflict. Is it a case of giving diplomacy a chance, or siding with Israel as a default position? The US ambassador to the UN insists that Washington is "working tirelessly through diplomatic channels" to end the worst fighting in years.
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Ben Affleck and Matt Damon launching production company. The Hollywood actors, who won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for their work on 1997's Good Will Hunting have teamed up with Gerry Cardinale of RedBird Capital Partners on the venture.
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Sex education can be an awkward thing for a teenager. But a new smartphone app is being developed with that in mind. Loveland aims to counter online misinformation about sex and dispel taboos that teenagers can encounter.
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These are some of the Chibok Girls abducted in 2014 by Boko Haram terrorists and later rescued by the Nigerian military. On Tuesday, 29 November 2022, some of them were presented to the public and The Guardian’s Leo Sobechi witnessed the presentation.
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RT, the Kremlin-backed international broadcaster, is opening a media center in South Africa and seeking partners on the continent. Russia's disinformation campaign aims for more power in Africa.