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Europe's East 22-05-2020

Former Ukrainian president in another round of questioning amid ‘geopolitical’ leaks

Former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, now a lawmaker, has been called in for "urgent questioning" by the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) in a case involving the smuggling of 43 valuable paintings out of Ukraine, the state's investigation service agency said on Friday (22 May).
Global Europe 06-05-2020

Biden’s edge evaporates as Trump seen as better suited for economy, coronavirus response

Joe Biden’s advantage over President Donald Trump in popular support has eroded in recent weeks as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee struggles for visibility with voters during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday (5 May).
Global Europe 04-05-2020

Trump says up to 100,000 Americans may die from coronavirus

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday (3 May) he now believes as many as 100,000 Americans could die in the coronavirus pandemic, after the death toll passed his earlier estimates, but said he was confident a vaccine would be developed by the year’s end.
Global Europe 01-05-2020

Trump says evidence ties China lab to virus, threatens tariffs

US President Donald Trump on Thursday (30 April) threatened China with fresh tariffs as he stepped up his attacks on Beijing over the coronavirus crisis, saying he had seen evidence linking a Wuhan lab to the contagion.
China 30-04-2020

Trump says China wants him to lose his bid for re-election

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (29 April) he believes China’s handling of the coronavirus is proof that Beijing “will do anything they can” to make him lose his re-election bid in November.
Global Europe 11-03-2020

Biden takes big step to win the Democratic nomination

Joe Biden rolled to commanding victories in pivotal Michigan and two other states on Tuesday (10 March), taking a big step toward the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination and dealing a stinging blow to rival Bernie Sanders’ fading White House bid.
Global Europe 02-03-2020

Buttigieg drops out of Democratic race two days before Super Tuesday

Pete Buttigieg dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday (1 March), saying he no longer saw a chance of winning, the day after fellow moderate Joe Biden won a big victory in South Carolina.
Global Europe 21-02-2020

US intelligence told lawmakers Russia tries to help Trump’s re-election

US intelligence officials told lawmakers last week that Russia is interfering in the 2020 election campaign by aiming to cast doubt on the integrity of the vote and boost President Donald Trump’s re-election, a person familiar with the briefing said on Thursday (20 February).
Global Europe 06-02-2020

In political triumph, Trump acquitted in impeachment trial

President Donald Trump was acquitted by the US Senate on Wednesday (5 February) following a historic impeachment trial that shone a harsh light on America's divisions, without ever shaking the loyalty of his voter base.
Global Europe 05-02-2020

In State of the Union, Trump hails ‘American comeback’ amid domestic storm

With the impeachment shadow still over his head, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (4 February) painted a self-congratulatory rosy image of the US economy. Here are four takeaway from Trump's State of the Union.
Global Europe 23-01-2020

Democrats accuse Trump at impeachment trial of corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine

Democrats accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial on Wednesday (22 January) of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get re-elected and warned that America’s global prestige would suffer if the US Senate acquits him.
Aviation 23-01-2020

Boeing hit to US economy a worry for Trump reelection bid

President Donald Trump is counting on a strong US economy to seal his reelection victory but the Boeing crisis and ongoing trade frictions could undermine that strategy.
Global Europe 30-09-2019

US House impeachment inquiry to intensify; Trump remains defiant

The House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump over his request that a foreign power investigate a domestic political rival is set to intensify this week with testimony due from witnesses concerning allegations made by a whistleblower within the US intelligence community.
Global Europe 19-06-2019

Trump launches 2020 reelection campaign, calling US ‘envy of the world’

President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday (18 June), whipping up a crowd of at least 20,000 with a nationalist boast about the US economy being the "envy" of the world and warning that opposition Democrats want to "destroy" the country.
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