Donald Trump

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022
USA

Donald Trump says FBI raided his Florida home

Former President Donald Trump said FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago estate on Monday and broke into his safe, possibly connected to a US Justice Department investigation of Trump's removal of official presidential records to the Florida resort.

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

Democracy on life support

The political division regarding how to deal with the attack on the US Capitol Building does not augur well for democracy in the US. What does this tell us about the fate of democracy in the world?

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

Trump’s Truth Social ahead of TikTok and Twitter on Apple's App Store

Truth Social, former US President Donald Trump’s social media platform, has shot ahead of popular microblogging platform Twitter and short-video sharing platform TikTok on Apple’s App Store recently.

January 22, 2020
January 22, 2020
USA

Senate approves impeachment trial rules, rejecting witnesses

The US Senate plunged into President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with Republicans abruptly abandoning plans to cram opening arguments into two days but solidly rejecting Democratic demands for more witnesses to expose what they deem Trump’s “trifecta” of offenses.

January 21, 2020
January 21, 2020
USA

Trump heading to Switzerland as impeachment trial reconvenes

When President Donald Trump’s historic impeachment trial is called to order in the Senate this week, he won’t be watching from inside the chamber or on television from the White House. He’ll be thousands of miles away at the Davos economic forum in the Swiss Alps, trying to charm global CEOs over dinner.

January 9, 2020
January 9, 2020

5 things you need to know to understand Iran-US crisis

The decision of US President Donald Trump to kill Qasem Soleimani has left the international community reeling.

January 7, 2020
January 7, 2020

Trump may start a war with Iran but can he end it?

Did Donald Trump really mean what he said—that it was to prevent war, and not make one, for which a top Iranian military commander was hit in Baghdad on his instructions?

December 7, 2019
December 7, 2019

Trump calls for World Bank to stop loaning to China

US President Donald Trump has called for the World Bank to stop loaning money to China, one day after the institution adopted a lending plan to Beijing over Washington’s objections.

December 5, 2019
December 5, 2019

'Nasty', 'two-faced', 'brain dead': NATO pulls off summit despite insults

NATO leaders set aside public insults ranging from "delinquent" to "brain dead" and "two-faced", declaring at a 70th anniversary summit they would stand together against a common threat from Russia and prepare for China's rise.

December 4, 2019
December 4, 2019

Evidence of Trump misconduct 'overwhelming'

Democrats present a forceful case for impeaching and removing President Donald Trump from office in a report detailing “overwhelming evidence” of misconduct in office and obstruction by the US leader.