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University of Zimbabwe demonstration against Mugabe and his wife. Photograph: AFP Photo/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s embattled president, Robert Mugabe, could be voted out of power within two days after the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party prepares to bring (...)

Al Franken: the senator apologised for groping the broadcaster Leeann Tweeden in 2006, on a military flight back from the Middle East, where they had been entertaining US troops

Senator Al Franken is facing calls to resign over inappropriate behaviour towards a radio host in 2006, as the scandal over politicians’ sexual miscon(...)

Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan and US president Donald Trump  at the US Capitol in Washington DC  on Thursday. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

The US House of Representatives passed a far-reaching tax reform package on Thursday in a big win for Republicans, though doubts remained over the fut(...)

President Donald Trump: has outlined achievements of his 12-day trip to Asia, but declined reporters’ questions on whether Roy  Moore should step down. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque

Roy Moore, the embattled Republican Senate candidate who has been accused of sexual assault, will not withdraw from next month’s Senate election, his(...)

Alabama’s Republican candidate for the US Senate Roy Moore (centre)  sparked controversy while chief justice on the Alabama supreme court by commissioning a large granite monument inscribed with the 10 Commandments to be placed in front of the court. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Roy Moore, the controversial Republican frontrunner for a senate seat in Alabama, has been urged to withdraw from the race, following reports that he(...)

The world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer Vestas warned that competition was hurting margins.  Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images

Shares in Vestas plunged 20 per cent after the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer lowered its profit guidance on the prospect of cuts in US sub(...)

 David Scoffield QC giving his opening statement to the inquiry into the botched Renewable Heat Incentive scheme which triggered the collapse of political powersharing in Northern Ireland. Photograph: RHI Inquiry/PA Wire.

Public concern over the calamitous ‘cash for ash’ scheme reached such a “fever pitch” that it contributed to the downfall of the Northern Executive an(...)

Deposed Catalan president Carles Puigdemont in Brussels, Belgium. His lawyer has already said his client will fight extradition without seeking political asylum.

A Spanish judge has issued an international arrest warrant for Catalonia’s deposed president a day after she jailed eight members of the region’s sepa(...)

One hundred and twenty fake Russian-backed pages created 80,000 posts that were received by 29 million Americans directly but then amplified to a much bigger potential audience by users sharing, liking and following the posts.   Image: Reuters/Dado Ruvic

Russian-backed content reached as many as 126 million Americans on Facebook during and after the 2016 presidential election, according to the company’(...)

Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House last week. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump hit out at claims of Russian collusion and lambasted the Democratic Party in a series of tweets on Sunday, amid reports that(...)

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