Russian envoy at the heart of U.S. probe leaves post
24 July 2017 | 5:50 am
Russian ambassador to Washington Sergei Kislyak ends his tenure in the U.S. He remains a key player in American investigations into Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
3 Nov 2020
It is no longer news that the United States opposed the appointment of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next director-general of the World Trade Organization. But there is a good reason why the biggest contributor to the WTO prefers South Korean trade minister Yoo Myung-hee to lead the global trade body.
5 Nov 2020
Meghan Markle is using her voice in one of the most important ways and it’s confirmed that she is the first modern royal to vote in the U.S. Presidential election.
7 Nov 2020
As the world awaits the official verdict on the United States presidential election, multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, in the latest instalment of Inside Stuff, takes an analytical look at the lessons Nigeria should learn from the election and why Africa's most populous nation should finally jettison the unitary system of government it began in 1966; a system which has disrupted the process of development in the country.
7 Nov 2020
Joe Biden is on the verge of winning the White House race against Donald Trump, but the slow ballot count still keeps America - and the world - on tenterhooks three days after the election.
7 Dec 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law on Friday a bill that lets U.S. justice officials pursue criminal penalties against those involved in doping conspiracies at international events involving American athletes, sponsors or broadcasters.
U.S. nurse tests positive for Covid-19 virus after receiving vaccine, CAF set to elect new president and more
30 Dec 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
20 Jan 2021
Lawyers for Bobi Wine, the Ugandan opposition leader who has been trapped at home surrounded by troops ever since he lost his election bid last week, file a court petition to try to bring his house arrest to an end. We speak to the Ugandan deputy ambassador to France about Wine's claims that the vote was rigged.
6 Feb 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
16 Feb 2021
Oprah Winfrey has landed the first sit-down primetime interview with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
16 Feb 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
9 Mar 2021
The step-daughter of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris made her New York Fashion Week debut as a model in the Proenza Schouler show on Thursday. Ella Emhoff snaged a modeling contract with IMG models after her fashion-forward appearance at the inauguration in January.
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Official results have yet to be announced, but the two leading candidates are running neck and neck in results tallied by local media. Disappointingly, Tuesday's election witnessed a low voter turnout compared with 2017.
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A deadly fire at Cuba's main oil terminal Matanzas is still burning days after one of its gas tanks was struck by lightning. Mexico and Venezuela have deployed teams to help contain the blaze.
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Footage circulating on social media shows black smoke rising in the area of a Russian military air base in Crimea. Meanwhile, Russian oil transit has been reportedly halted to three EU countries.
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Serena Williams delivered an impressive physical performance in challenging conditions to return to winning ways at the Toronto Open on Monday and then said she can see the light at the end of the tennis tunnel in her career. Williams was forced to dig deep during her 6-3 6-4 first-round victory over Spain's Nuria Parrizas Diaz that saw the two women exchange blasts from the baseline in sweltering conditions on a hot and humid centre court.
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The leaders of Estonia and Finland have called for European nations to stop issuing tourist visas to Russians. Both nations are being used as a route for Russian tourists seeking to skirt an EU ban on air travel.
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Stacks of hairy yams line a market in Ibadan, Nigeria, where traders haggle over quality and price before loading them into cars for the last mile to consumers. Nearby, a man navigates heavy traffic with a hand cart piled high with the tubers. Yams - pounded into paste, ground into flour, boiled or fried – provide sustenance and livelihoods across West Africa.