Pope Francis on Friday called for an end to violence in Iraq as he arrived in the country for a historic visit.
The 84-year-old pontiff said he is making the trip, which has been planned for several years, as a "pilgrim of peace".
"Let the guns fall silent,” he said during a
Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday, forcing a lockdown on the Hill as Congress debated certifying the presidential election results.
Legislators reconvened late on Wednesday night after the Capitol was secured and eventually certified Joe Biden’s pres
U.S. President Donald Trump asserted on Twitter on Sunday he would soon file “big cases” challenging the 2020 election results in which Joe Biden defeated him, even after his campaign has lost numerous court battles over the results.
Trump did not specify if his campaign would file ne
Amid the outgoing US president’s continued refusal to acknowledge his Democratic opponent’s victory, The New York Times spoke to election officials in 45 states about allegations of fraud, while the Pennsylvania election official clarified the number of contested postal votes and wheth
Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House, US media said Saturday, defeating Donald Trump and ending a presidency that convulsed American politics, shocked the world and left the United States more divided than at any time in decades.
CNN, NBC News and CBS News called the race in Biden's favor j
Former vice president Joe Biden, making his third run at the White House, was tantalizingly close to victory on Thursday as President Donald Trump sought to stave off defeat with scattershot legal challenges and his campaign insisted he would be reelected.Biden, 77, needs a total of 270 votes to c
Donald Trump’s preemptive declaration of victory at the White House was condemned by some US political commentators and civil rights groups, who warned about the trampling of long-standing democratic norms.Most world leaders and foreign ministers sat on their hands, trying not to add any fuel
The state of Florida has caught the attention and breath of Americans, who are holding their breath while waiting for the identity of the White House resident to be revealed.
This vital US state is one of the crucial states in the presidential elections, which some analysts believe is that withou
France will continue its fight against Islamic extremism despite criticism from Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and will not give in to “destabilization and intimidation attempts,” government spokesman Gabriel Attal said Wednesday.France “will never renounce its pr
News that the world’s most powerful man was infected with the world’s most notorious disease drew instant reactions of shock, sympathy, undisguised glee and, of course, the ever-present outrage and curiosity surrounding everything about President Donald Trump.
NEW ZEALAND: Three days of frequently wrenching victim-impact statements from survivors of last year’s attacks at two mosques in the New Zealand city have ended at the Christchurch’s High Court.
The court has heard testimony from the victims who survived Brenton Tarrant’s
Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to normalize relations, US President Donald Trump announced Thursday.According to a lengthy joint statement between the US, UAE and Israel, posted on the website of the US Embassy in Israel and tweeted by Trump, the agreement calls for the "full norm
Israel will halt all annexation of Palestinian territories in exchange for establishing diplomatic ties with the UAE, the countries announced on Thursday.
The agreement, known as the Abraham Accord, came in a joint call between Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dha
Three days after the explosion that rocked Beirut, dozens of people are still searching for their missing relatives, going from one hospital to the next. They gather at the point nearest to the explosion site at the port, pleading with officials, without receiving clear answers, especially concern
The huge explosion at Beirut’s port is a crippling blow to a country that had been reeling from a political and financial crisis, a depreciating currency and the Covid-19 pandemic. Economic damage from the blast is being estimated in the billions of dollars.“It’s hard to imagine
As Americans are finding out, intelligence is a two-way street. And Donald Trump is a dead end.
For years, the President has abused intelligence to fit his personal needs. For years, the President has clothed himself in a blindfold and earplugs whenever he meets intelligence that he finds inconve
A World Health Organization official on Tuesday 7-28-2020 described the COVID-19 pandemic as “one big wave” and warned against complacency in the northern hemisphere summer since the infection does not share influenza’s tendency to follow seasons.
WHO officials have been at pains