A climb down by the junta or has the once and future prime minister of Sudan been coopted? After long resisting pressure, Abdalla Hamdok freed from house arrest and signing with the junta an agreement to form a government of technocrats. The former international civil servant saying he did to spare further bloodshed.
The International Energy Agency has long been accused of undermining climate action. Now, ahead of a global climate summit, it has called on governments to make stronger commitments.
Guinea's opposition leaders say they support the military's ousting of President Alpha Condé earlier this month, as four days of talks about the return to democratic rule begin in Conakry. Also, France says that Mali striking a deal with Russian paramilitary group Wagner would be a red line in relations between Paris and Bamako. And we look at how Tanzanian fashion artist Makeke is using traditional artifacts to recreate pre-colonial costumes.
Donald Trump for the first time on Thursday promised a smooth transition to Joe Biden and acknowledged his presidency was ending as calls grew for his removal from office for encouraging a mob attack on the US Capitol.
30 Dec 2020
The US president-elect said that many of America's security agencies had been "hollowed out" under Trump. He called the lack of information "irresponsibility" and said his team was facing political obstruction.
30 Dec 2020
US President-elect Joe Biden says that Donald Trump's appointees at the Pentagon are stalling on the transition and warns that the United States faces security risks as a result. After he and US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were briefed by their transition teams on national security, Biden said that political appointees at the Pentagon as well as the Office of Management and Budget had put up "roadblocks."
18 Dec 2020
"We’ve got down to the crunch now and we still don’t know": a British beef and arable farmer in south England says the uncertainty caused by the drawn-out Brexit saga is making it difficult to plan ahead, with Britain preparing to crash out of the European Union's single market and customs union when the post-Brexit transition period ends on December 31.
5 Oct 2019
How to cool it? The pressure to speed up a clean energy transition
14 Jan 2017
Donald Trump and entertainer Steve Harvey met at Trump Tower in New York. In the building's lobby, Trump discussed the transition and repealing Obamacare with reporters and Harvey said Trump seemed 'sincere.'
9 Jan 2017
In less than two weeks, US President Barack Obama will hand over power to Donald Trump. Most agree that the US economy is in much better shape than it was when Obama was elected in 2008.