U.S. diplomats condemn Trump, urge Pompeo to support president’s removal over Capitol riot – National

In a highly unusual move, American diplomats have drafted two cables condemning President Donald Trump’s incitement of the deadly assault on the Capitol and calling for administration officials to possibly support invoking the 25th Amendment to remove him from office. Using what is known as the State Department’s “dissent channel,” career foreign and civil […]

Current, former Republican officials condemn ‘scheme’ to overturn U.S. election for Trump – National

WASHINGTON (AP) — The extraordinary Republican effort to overturn the presidential election was condemned Sunday by an outpouring of current and former GOP officials warning the effort to sow doubt in Joe Biden’s win and keep U.S. President Donald Trump in office is undermining Americans’ faith in democracy. Trump has enlisted support from a […]

‘This has to stop’: U.S. election officials condemn Trump, allies as threats increase – National

Current and former election officials in the United States are expressing frustration as President Donald Trump and his allies continue to contest the results of the presidential race, particularly as violent threats against those workers increase. Tuesday brought two strong rebukes of the president’s behaviour in the wake of his election loss. In the […]

Turkish leaders condemn Charlie Hebdo magazine over cartoon mocking Erdogan – National

Turkish officials on Wednesday railed against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo over its cover-page cartoon mocking Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and accused it of sowing “the seeds of hatred and animosity.” The cartoon could further heighten tensions between Turkey and France, which erupted over French President Emmanuel Macron’s firm stance against Islamism following […]

Donald Trump refuses to condemn white supremacists during first U.S. presidential debate – National

U.S. President Donald Trump refused to directly condemn white supremacists during the first U.S. presidential debate Tuesday evening. Fox News journalist and debate moderator Chris Wallace asked Trump if he would condemn white supremacists during a segment focusing on race tensions in the U.S. Read more: ‘Shut up man’: Trump, Biden clash, interrupt each […]

Critics condemn Egyptian highway project through pyramid plateau – National

Critics say an Egyptian infrastructure project through an area south of Cairo could threaten pyramids in the region and mean undiscovered treasures may never be found. Two new highways are being constructed across a pyramid plateau, cutting through some of the most important ancient sites in the world. “It’s as though anywhere you dig […]