• Lula da Silva fears a

      Lula da Silva fears a "genocide" in Brazil, blames Bolsonaro

      Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says he fears a "genocide" in Brazil because of fierce opposition to coronavirus containment measures by current President Jair Bolsonaro, whom he said should be impeached.  In an interview with AFP by video conference from his home near Sao Paulo, Lula, a hero of the Brazilian left, who served as president from 2003 to 2010, attacked the far-right leader who now holds the office.

    • Trump acquitted in impeachment trial

      Trump acquitted in impeachment trial

      President Donald Trump was acquitted by the US Senate on Wednesday for both articles of historic impeachment that shone a harsh light on America's divisions, without ever shaking the loyalty of his voter base. In a political triumph for the US leader, Trump drew on staunch Republican support to easily defeat a Democratic effort to expel him from office for pressuring Ukraine to help bolster his re-election effort.

    • US President Donald Trump impeached

      US President Donald Trump impeached

      The US House gaveled in for a historic session on 18 December night to impeach President Donald Trump on allegations that he abused his power and obstructed congressional efforts to investigate his actions. In a vote that will leave a lasting mark on his tenure at the White House, Trump has now become the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate remedy for high crimes and misdemeanors.