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Recount in Wisconsin county demanded by Trump increases margin

A recount in Wisconsin’s largest county demanded by Republican president Donald Trump’s election campaign ended Friday with Democratic president-elect Joe Biden gaining votes

US president Donald Trump participates in a Thanksgiving video teleconference with members of the military forces at the White House in Washington, US, on 26 November 2020

Ex-CIA chief condemns ‘criminal’ assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

The former head of the US Central Intelligence Agency labelled the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist Friday a “criminal” act that risks inflaming conflict in the region

Ex-CIA chief condemns ‘criminal’ assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

Trump says he will leave office if Biden victory is confirmed

US president Donald Trump said Thursday for the first time that he would leave the White House if Joe Biden is officially confirmed the winner of the US election, even as he railed against the ...

US president Donald Trump arrives to a Thanksgiving video teleconference with members of the military forces at the White House in Washington, US, 26 November, 2020

A leader's DNA, a state's institutions

We may try to draw parallels between Donald Trump and our politicians, but we do not have that institutionalised democracy which prevents Trump from overturning the election results

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Pennsylvania certifies Biden election win: Governor

Pennsylvania officially certified Democrat Joe Biden’s election victory in the state over Donald Trump on Tuesday, a day after the president agreed to a transition but stopped short of conceding

In this file photo Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks to supporters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 3 November 2020

Putin to ‘congratulate whoever emerges winner of US presidential election’

Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Sunday he was ready to work with any US leader and would congratulate whoever emerges the winner of the US presidential election once all the legal ...

Russian president Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a ceremony for newly appointed foreign ambassadors to Russia, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on 24 November 2020

Without conceding, Trump agrees to Biden transition

President Donald Trump came his closest yet to admitting election defeat Monday after the government agency meant to ease Joe Biden’s transition into the White House said it was finally lifting its ...

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Biden to start naming cabinet picks Tuesday as Trump resists

US president-elect Joe Biden will name his first cabinet picks on Tuesday, his chief of staff said, even as Donald Trump clung to unsubstantiated claims of fraud despite growing dissent from within ...

A combination picture shows US president Donald Trump pumping his fist during a campaign event at Capital Region International Airport in Lansing, Michigan, US on 27 October 2020, and Democratic US presidential nominee and former vice president Joe Biden making a fist during a drive-in campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa, US, on 30 October 2020

Trump hit with new blow in bid to overturn vote results

A Pennsylvania judge has thrown out Donald Trump’s claims of widespread electoral fraud there, dealing a new blow to the Republican’s bid to overturn his loss in the US presidential election

US president Donald Trump is followed by HHS secretary Alex Azar as he arrives to speak about prescription drug prices during an appearance in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, US, on 20 November 2020

Denying defeat, Trump offers model for world’s strongmen

Trump’s election challenges could provide a model include India, the world’s largest democracy which has long had robust votes but where right-wing prime minister Narendra Modi has been taking aim at ...

Pro-Trump merchandise is pictured during a protest against the 2020 US presidential election results in Lansing, Michigan, US, on 21 November 2020
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