The executive order signed by President Donald Trump lists 31 companies and claims that China was using them for "increasing exploitation" of US investment capital to fund military and intelligence services.
Twitter's head of legal, policy and trust and safety, in a blog post said that out of the 300,000 flagged tweets, 456 were covered over by a warning message and had engagement features limited – users could not like, retweet or reply to the posts.
US election officials find 'no evidence' of lost or changed votes
Klain will lead a White House likely to be consumed by the response to the coronavirus pandemic, which continues to spread unchecked across the nation, and he'll likely face the challenge of working with a divided Congress.
Pompeo sees smooth transition to "second Trump administration"
The US Secretary of State, one of President Trump’s most loyal Cabinet members, also dismissed as “ridiculous” the suggestion that Trump’s evidence-free claims of fraud could hurt America’s credibility when it when weighing in on foreign elections.
Six ways Trump could be vindictive before leaving the White House
US President Donald Trump has not accepted the election result and it’s not entirely clear if the November 3 vote is at risk. Meanwhile, he still has 11 weeks to exercise his powers for political revenge or to claim immunity.
What lies ahead for Donald Trump after leaving office?
13 Nov 2020
What lies ahead for Donald Trump after he leaves the White House? Here are some pending legal cases that he will have to face
A day after US President Donald Trump fired his defence secretary, the White House hired a Trump loyalist in a key Pentagon post and a former Fox News commentator who made offensive remarks about former President Barack Obama.
Turkey's Erdogan congratulates Biden for US election win
President Erdogan says he will work closely with president-elect Joe Biden. Separately, Erdogan thanks President Trump for solidifying US-Turkey ties.
What does a Biden win mean for Yemen?
13 Nov 2020
President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to end US support for the Saudi-led coalition in the war in Yemen. But Saudi Arabia's bombings in Yemen began during the Obama administration, when Biden was serving as vice president
Palestinians not too hopeful about US policy under Biden
13 Nov 2020
Joe Biden's victory in the US presidential election has evoked mixed responses among Palestinians. While some are hopeful, others are sceptical. For them, Biden and Trump are the same
Joe Biden’s victory comes after four days of uncertainty as election officials sorted through a surge of mail-in votes that delayed the processing of some ballots. Biden secured 270 electoral college votes with a win in Pennsylvania.
Saudi media’s ‘White House dogs’ story raises a few eyebrows
Some activists think that the headline and picture combination used in a deleted story about President-elect Joe Biden’s pet dogs was a coded insult, others say opponents of Riyadh are getting carried away.
Harris makes history as first woman and person of colour elected US VP
The 56-year-old California senator, also the first Black American and person of South Asian descent elected to the vice presidency, represents the multiculturalism that defines America but is largely absent from Washington's power centres.
The prolonged wait for the results of the presidential election from the final key states added to the anxiety of a nation facing historic challenges, including the surging pandemic and deep political polarisation.
Betting on US elections is worth $1 billion globally
President Donald Trump continues to mount legal challenges in battleground states even as his campaign loses court rulings in Pennsylvania and Michigan. Joe Biden’s lead in Arizona is narrowing but he appears to be closing in on an overall win.
There is nothing ‘exceptional’ about American democracy