Trump tweets criticism over US women’s protests

January 23, 2017 in International

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Sunday to needle the estimated two million people who marched in women-led mass protests against him a day earlier, including celebrities who took part. "Watched protests yesterday but was under the impression that we...

Trump takes office with ‘America first’ vow

January 21, 2017 in International

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Donald Trump launched his presidency yesterday with a fiercely nationalistic vow to put “America first”, declaring a new political era after being sworn as the 45th US head of state. Hundreds of thousands of people stood in the rain-splattered National Mall...

Obama in his final hours at the White House

January 20, 2017 in International

[caption id="attachment_16063" align="alignleft" width="300"] US President Barack Obama cries as he speaks during his farewell address in Chicago, Illinois [/caption] WASHINGTON, DC, USA (AP) — Eight tumultuous years at the helm of American power have come and gone, and for President Barack Obama, this is finally the...