United States US President Trump thanks ousted aide Bannon

A champion of the nationalist-populist agenda that carried Trump to power last November, the 63-year-old Bannon left a White House reeling from the fallout over the president's response to a violent white supremacist rally. More

Charlottesville Trump under fire over Charlottesville remarks

Many observers were left with the impression that the unscripted Trump of Tuesday was the real Trump -- rather than the man who delivered a more measured statement from the White House on Monday in which he firmly denounced racism. More

Charlottesville Trump slams 'evil' racism, singles out KKK, neo-Nazis

US President Donald Trump gives the thumbs up as he departs the White House in Washington, DC, on August 14, 2017, for New York.

"Racism is evil. And those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups that are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans," he said. More

Felix Braz 'No government has achieved more than this one'

Luxembourg Justice Minister Felix Braz

In a detailed interview, Luxembourg Justice Minister Felix Braz talks about the so-called 'Burka-ban' and other examples of blue-red-green realpolitik. And he also reminds his coalition partners there is still a 'third party' in government. More

Presidential vote Kenya awaits results of disputed election

A security policeman and an election official from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) work on ballot boxes.

International observer missions called for calm and restraint as the results were being finalised a day after isolated protests broke out following opposition leader Raila Odinga's rejection of the early tally. More

Diplomacy Tillerson meets Philippines' Duterte despite rights concerns

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte shakes hands with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prior to their meeting at Malacanang Palace in Manila.

Since he took office in the middle of last year, police have confirmed killing more than 3,400 people in anti-drug operations. More than 2,000 other people have been killed in drug-related crimes and thousands more murdered in unexplained circumstances. More

France Macron's popularity slumping, poll shows

French President Emmanuel Macron.

"Some people are starting to get the feeling that he is an exceptional charmer and a communicator but whose Hollywood-like style of communicating is actually an instrument to bring in austerity policies," Jerome Fourquet, a political scientist from Ifop, said. More