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Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka has been interviewed by government lawyers alleging the president’s 2017 inauguration committee misused donor funds, a new court filing has revealed.
Outspoken Hong Kong pro-democracy advocate and media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been refused bail a fraud charge amid a growing crackdown on dissent in the semi-autonomous city.
Covid-stretched US hospitals are trying to lure nurses and doctors out of retirement, recruiting students and new graduates yet to earn their licenses while offering large salaries in a desperate bid to ease staffing shortages.
China’s latest lunar probe has finished taking samples of the moon’s surface and sealed them within the spacecraft for return to Earth, the government announced on Thursday.
Donald Trump stood before a White House lectern and delivered a 46-minute diatribe against the election that produced a win for Democrat Joe Biden, uttering a series of claims to back his baseless assertion that he really won.
Valery Giscard d’Estaing, the president of France from 1974 to 1981 who became a champion of European integration, has died at the age of 94 after contracting Covid-19.
Valery Giscard d’Estaing, the president of France from 1974 to 1981 who became a champion of European integration, has died at the age of 94, his office and the French presidency announced.
The UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs has voted to remove cannabis and cannabis resin from a category of the world’s most dangerous drugs, which could impact the global medical marijuana industry.
The European Commission has urged nations to keep strong coronavirus restrictions in place to avoid a post-Christmas surge in cases and deaths – but stopped short of advising against travel.
The Israeli parliament has passed a preliminary proposal to dissolve itself, setting up a possible fourth national election in under two years.
A Hong Kong pro-democracy activist has urged European nations to allow protesters in the territory “a safe haven from the terror” of China’s Communist Party.
Tributes have been left near the scene where five people were killed when a driver hit pedestrians at high speed in the Germany city of Trier.
The United Nations has signed a deal with Ethiopia’s government to allow “unimpeded” humanitarian access to the embattled Tigray region – at least the parts under federal government control.
Germany has reported a record 487 new coronavirus deaths – the country’s highest daily toll since the outbreak of the pandemic.
A high-profile case of sexual harassment in China’s #MeToo movement involving a well-known state TV host has finally reached trial, more than six years after the alleged incident.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has expressed his opposition to a bill approved by parliament to suspend UN inspections and boost uranium enrichment, saying it would be “harmful” to diplomatic efforts aimed at restoring the 2015 nuclear deal and easing US sanctions.
Thailand’s highest court acquitted prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha of breaching ethics clauses in the country’s constitution, allowing him to stay in his job.
Three prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activists have been jailed for a protest outside police headquarters, as authorities step up a crackdown on opposition to tighten Beijing’s control over the territory.
German police said that a man who drove a vehicle at high speed through a pedestrian zone in the southwestern city of Trier, killing five people including a nine-month-old baby and seriously injuring more than a dozen, has started talking to them.
A Chinese spacecraft sent to return lunar rocks to Earth collected its first samples after landing on the Moon, the government announced, adding to a string of successes for Beijing’s increasingly ambitious space programme.
The captain of a scuba diving boat that caught fire and sank off the coast of California last year, killing 34 people who were trapped below deck, was indicted on US federal manslaughter charges for one of the deadliest maritime disasters in recent US history.
President Donald Trump hinted at running for president again in 2024 as he hosted a holiday reception at the White House on Tuesday evening.
A senior Georgia elections official on Tuesday called on President Donald Trump to rein in his supporters, lashing out angrily at the rhetoric surrounding the election and threats of violence that have resulted.
The US Justice Department is investigating whether there was a secret scheme to lobby White House officials for a pardon as well as a related plot to offer a hefty political contribution in exchange for clemency, according to a court document unsealed on Tuesday.
Attorney General William Barr has given extra protection to the prosecutor he appointed to investigate the origins of the Trump-Russia probe, granting him authority to complete the work without being easily fired.
Nearly 37,000 Americans died of Covid-19 in November, the most in any month since the early days of the pandemic, in an upsurge which has tested the capacity of morgues, funeral homes and hospitals.
Attorney General William Barr said the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.
A man drove a car at high speed through a pedestrian zone in the south-western German city of Trier on Tuesday, killing five people – including a nine-month-old child, and seriously injuring many more, officials said.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the ban on nonessential travel with the United States will not be lifted until Covid-19 is significantly more under control around the world.
A car drove at high speed into a pedestrian zone in the southwestern German city of Trier, killing at least two people and seriously injuring 15 others before being stopped by police, officials said.