Macron and Biden appear to be in good spirits despite supposed tension.
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The future of Nato, relations with China and cooperation over energy were all on the table as well as international trade.
Election workers sort ballots at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center on Nov. 9, 2022, in Phoenix.
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Despite a midterm election largely free of controversy over its legitimacy, a large percentage of Americans distrust elections. And that’s dangerous for democracy.
Yes, the Republicans had a poor showing at the midterms and Trump’s 2024 announcement has had a muted reception. But there is still plenty of support for the former president and his MAGA movement.
The state of the Union is … divided.
The current political polarisation will make the president’s job even harder.
Nancy Pelosi’s stepping aside will leave the door open for others.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced she will step aside from senior leadership. It could lead to generational change in the Democratic Party.
Police officers gather at the site where offcials say a Russian-made missile fell.
Polish authorities are investigating what they initially believed to be a Russian-made missile blast close to the border with Ukraine. Later, the country’s president said it was likely to have been an accident.
Americans vote In the 2022 midterm elections on 8 November.
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Despite America’s deep divisions, the electioneering showed democracy’s resilience. This should be a boost for democracy advocates across Africa.
Poor job prospects at home are prompting many students from India to pursue opportunity abroad.
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An expert on international education explains the forces behind the drop in students from China and the jump in students from India studying in the US.
US president Joe Biden meets Indonesian president Joko Widodo ahead of the 2022 G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia.
The G20 meets this week as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, soaring energy prices and economic slowdown places leaders at odds with one another.
John Fetterman, left, relentlessly ridiculed Mehmet Oz, right, with the label ‘carpetbagger’ during the U.S. Senate campaign, which Fetterman ultimately won.
In the hard-fought contest between John Fetterman and Mehmet Oz for the US Senate, Fetterman slammed Oz with charges he was a carpetbagger. That may have helped Fetterman win the race.
Poised: a Ukrainian artillery position outside Kherson.
Some analysts think Russia’s withdrawal may be a ruse, to draw Ukrainian troops into urban warfare.
A participant at an anti-war protest marches in New York City in March 2021.
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Veterans of past wars have long been at the forefront of peace advocacy in the United States.
Former president Donald Trump arrives for the Bedminster Invitational LIV Golf tournament in Bedminster, NJ., in July 2022.
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Many of the world’s most powerful and aspiring leaders are aging or elderly men. That’s a big problem.
The Republicans have not done as well as predicted in the US midterm results.
Democracy in action: people caseting their vote in Akron, Ohio.
People’s belief in American democracy is undermined by regular changes to state voting laws.
This week’s US midterm elections will likely see big changes to who controls Congress.
The economy and inflation are top of mind for midterm voters.
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Inflation, abortion and state of US democracy rank among the top issues facing voters before the midterm elections, regardless of race, ethnicity or party affiliation.
Several groups have opposed President Joe BIden’s plan to forgive $10,000 to $20,000 of student debt.
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A scholar who studies the morality of debt argues why canceling some student debt is fair.
Republican supporters pray before a Donald Trump “Save America” rally on September 23, 2022, in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Republicans and democrats alike have accused each other of threatening the foundations of democracy. How legitimate are these fears?
President Xi Jinping at the Communist Party Congress on October 16.
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How the crises in geopolitics and the world economy could affect us over the next two to five years.