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
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
"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.
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.
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
Brigitte Macron, who at 64 is 25 years older than her husband, married her former pupil after they fell in love while writing a play together at school in their home town of Amiens, northern France. More
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
"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