Biden vows to fight on in first speech after Trump debate

US President Joe Biden has hit back at criticism over his age, telling supporters in a fiery speech that he will win re-election in November after a poor debate performance…

Several killed as Kenyan police open fire on anti-tax bill protesters

Several people have been killed after police fired live rounds at protesters trying to storm Kenya’s legislature, where lawmakers voted to pass a contentious finance bill that would hike taxes.…

Macron’s election gamble puts French democracy on the table

Two neighbouring countries are approaching elections that were called out of the blue. Both have governments that are expected to fall. In both countries political tensions have divided families and…

US screens record 2.99 million air travellers in a single day

The United States has set a new record for the number of air travellers screened at airports in a single day. The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened 2.99 million…

Age anxiety hangs over first Biden-Trump debate

For Joe Biden and Donald Trump – the two oldest candidates ever to seek the US presidency – age is an election issue neither can escape. On Thursday, the current…

Cuba joins South Africa’s genocide case against Israel at the ICJ

Cuba has decided to join South Africa’s case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over Israel’s alleged genocide in the Gaza Strip, the Cuban Foreign Ministry has announced in…

No Guns for Domestic Abuse Suspects, Top US Court Rules

People placed under restraining orders for suspected domestic violence do not have a right to own guns, the Supreme Court has ruled. The 8-1 decision upholds a 30-year-old law that…

TikTok faces new claim of violating child privacy

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has referred a complaint against TikTok and its Chinese parent company ByteDance over potential violations of children’s privacy to the Department of Justice (DOJ).…

Russia’s Vladimir Putin visits North Korea for first time since 2000

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have begun official talks in Pyongyang. Putin arrived in the city before dawn on Wednesday in his first visit…

Supreme Court rejects challenge to abortion drug mifepristone

The US Supreme Court has unanimously rejected an effort to restrict access to the abortion pill mifepristone. The decision, which came two years after the court rescinded the nationwide guarantee…

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