US president Joe Biden: A  declaration would not carry any tangible penalties beyond humiliating Turkey and tainting its history with an inevitable comparison to the Holocaust. Photograph: Doug Mills/EPA

Joe Biden is expected to recognise the Armenian genocide, becoming the first US president to formally designate as such the killings that occurred mor(...)

US president Donald Trump signs executive orders  in Washington. Photograph: Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump on Friday signed an order barring nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US for at least the next 9(...)