US president Donald Trump speaks to the press in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Photograph Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty

2017 January 20th Trump inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States. His presidential rival Hillary Clinton is among those in attendance,(...)

 A courtroom drawing shows the reading of the names of all victims of the MH17 disaster at the Schiphol Judicial Complex, in Badhoevedorp, near Schiphol Airport,  the Netherlands. Photograph: Aloys Oosterwijk/EPA

Moscow has sought to undermine the investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) over eastern Ukraine in 2014 and also poses a (...)

US president Donald Trump with ghis then newly-appointed national security adviser John Bolton in April, 2018. Photograph:  Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images

Donald Trump’s lawyers were set to wrap up their opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial on Tuesday, as senators debate whether to call witn(...)

John Bolton: Said he was prepared to testify in the Senate impeachment trial if a subpoena was issued to compel him to appear. Photograph: Erin Schaff/The New York Times

When Democrats push to call witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the coming days, the top target will be John Bolton(...)

Swiss police on duty in Davos. Photograph: EPA

Russian plumbers do not tend to summer in Davos. Even those with diplomatic passports. Five months before world leaders began their pilgrimage to the(...)

Preparing for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland: The climate crisis and sustainability are shaping up to dominate the event this year. Photograph: Denis Balibouse

European commissioner for trade Phil Hogan has stepped in to address business leaders attending IDA Ireland’s annual dinner at Davos this week, as the(...)

Democratic House speaker Nancy Pelosi  speaks during the House of Representatives debate on impeachment. Photograph: House Television via AP

History was made on Wednesday night as Donald Trump became only the third US president to be impeached. The 435-member House of Representatives voted(...)

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy  (left) and  Russian president Vladimir Putin (right) with French president Emmanuel Macron at  Monday’s summit in Paris. Photograph: Sputnik/Alexei Nikolsky/Kremlin

The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine met at the Élysée Palace late on Monday for the first time since October 2016, in the hope of resta(...)

As Donald Trump’s responses to the substantive issues under scrutiny at the impeachment inquiry have shifted wildly, and as the president himself wallows in self-pity, there have been tentative signs that cannier Republicans are being careful in their positioning. Photograph: Alex Edelman/Bloomberg

Up until Tuesday, it seemed just about conceivable that the impeachment inquiry under way in the US House of Representatives could fail to produce con(...)

President Donald Trump talks to repoTrump’s behaviour is outrageous, at times comical. But this is a serious and dangerous moment for America. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

US Speaker Nancy Pelosi took some persuading before finally agreeing to initiate impeachment inquiries against Donald Trump. She was keenly aware of t(...)

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