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Polish president Andrzej Duda  and US president Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House. Photograph:   Drew Angerer/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump hit out at “delinquent” Nato members as he called on all members of the transatlantic alliance  – particularly Germany (...)

US president Donald Trump speaking in Tulsa: He made no mention of the George Floyd killing protests but used the racially charged anti-China slur “Kung Flu”. Photograph: Evan Vucci

US president Donald Trump’s attempt to reinvigorate his election campaign suffered a setback on Saturday, after a smaller than expected crowd attended(...)

People hold hands during a Juneteenth celebration in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Photograph: Matthew Hatcher/Bloombe

Thousands marched through US cities on Friday in Juneteenth observances marking the abolition of slavery more than a century and a half ago, an occasi(...)

Protesters plan to mark Juneteenth with demonstrations against racism and police brutality. Photograph: Jeenah Moon / Getty Images

A growing list of US companies across finance, technology, retail and other industries are giving employees Friday off to commemorate Juneteenth. Whil(...)

US president Donald Trump holds a Bible outside St John’s Church in Washington on June 1st. Photograph: Patrick Semansky/AP

My mom always spelled out I Street as Eye Street when she addressed mail there, so it wouldn’t be confusing. On May 30th, the eyes of the world were (...)

Demonstrator kneel during a protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd, on Tuesday  in Washington, DC. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty

All day they came, drawn to downtown Washington DC with its iconic monuments and grand symbols of American power. From the White House to the Lincoln(...)

 Demonstrators march to protest against the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody, in Los Angeles on Saturday. Photograph: Ariana Drehsler/AFP via Getty Images

The novelist William Faulkner said: “The past is not dead. It is not even past.” The past 72 hours of burning US cities triggered parallels with 1968 (...)

US president Donald Trump arrives to the weekly Senate Republican meeting in Washington on Tuesday. Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg

Tensions between China and the United States have escalated further after president Donald Trump warned the World Health Organisation (WHO) that it sh(...)

William Howard Russell, the Dublin-born war correspondent, photographed in Crimea by Roger Fenton.

His epitaph in the crypt of St Paul’s Cathedral in London states: “The first and greatest war correspondent”. And while William Howard Russell, an Iri(...)

US president Donald Trump: a frightened boy. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty

The cruel insults to Joe Biden’s mental acuity are flying fast and ferocious on Fox News. How can we trust the nuclear codes to someone so incoherent,(...)

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