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Free and fair elections are one of democracy’s main pillars as is the smooth and peaceful transfer of power. America has chosen and, whether one approves of that choice or not, it should be accepted and respected both at home and abroad. It is no secret that I wrote an op-ed in August 2015 backing …
After Donald Trump decisively defeated Hillary Clinton, becoming the 45th president of the United States (US) on Wednesday, it became clear that the phenomenon of rising support for populist parties all around the globe has disrupted the politics of many western societies. Economic angst is one of the main reasons behind the rise of populism …
The price of the Egyptian pound significantly increased against the US dollar on Wednesday. The official price at the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) reached EGP 17.0422 for buying and EGP 17.633 for selling, down from Tuesday’s rates of EGP 17.417 for buying and EGP 17.8427 for selling. The dollar price also dropped at a …
Republican Donald Trump defeats his Democrat rival, wins US presidency
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi congratulates Trump for winning U.S presidential elections
In Brussels, American expats and people from around Europe are eagerly waiting for news on the US elections.
As the date of the United Sates presidential election comes closer, the eyes of the entire world are directed at that election as the most important event in the field of international politics, for the immense weight the US has in the global balance of power. Recently, the world has had its eyes on the …
During the last presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Trump said: “we have some bad hombres here”. This was said in clear reference to the Latinos coming to the United States (US). As CNN commentator Van Jones explained: “The only time this man has used Spanish in the entire election was used to stereotype …
The head of the EU Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs Elmar Brok tells DW why the US election race scares him and why he is not sure anymore who will win.
Donald Trump’s anomalous suggestion that he may not accept the outcome of the elections has startled the public and was widely criticiz
Donald Trump believes that he is smart for paying no taxes, given that his business has been compliant with the tax codes. Recently, the debate about how to manage corporate tax loopholes has been on the rise, and many companies, such as Apple, came under fire. But the responsibility of addressing any backdoors in …
Trump has advocated for a complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States
Speculation is rife that Donald Trump could change his hard-line stance on immigration to gain voters. For many Latinos, it’s simply too late. Hecko Flores reports from Washington, DC.
Donald Trump has scheduled a surprise meeting with Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto on Wednesday. Here are six of the most controversial remarks Trump made about the US’ southern neighbor.
Many Americans find the major presidential candidates unappealing and are looking for alternatives. Whichever candidate is more successful at wooing disaffected voters could have a major advantage at the polls.
Alice Butler-Short is fed up with politicians who can’t get their acts together. She wants a leader who can move the US forward, and she believes Donald Trump is that leader, Ines Pohl reports from Lorton, Virginia.
Donald Trump’s erratic campaign has Republicans running for Congress wringing their hands. But with three months and possibly many more unpredictable Trump outbursts to go, they are caught between a rock and hard place.
Meryl Streep is such a dedicated Democrat that she recently satirized Republican Donald Trump in a fat suit. Now she’s shocked that her “Bridges of Madison County” co-star Clint Eastwood says he’ll vote for Trump.
Clinton is the reason behind the problems affecting the Middle East and the world, says the republican presidential candidate
Donald Trump’s economic policy has often been vague or vacillating, causing deep frowns among economists across the political spectrum. But will he change course as he positions himself for the presidential election?
The final Republican platform, released Monday, would pull the United States out of the international climate accord, open national forests for logging and declare coal a “clean energy resource.”
Normally running mates have little effect on the presidential race. But little has been normal in a show-off featuring a bizarre figure like Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton, the first female nominee of a major party.
Firing his campaign manager Corey Lewandowski won’t solve the core issue of Donald Trump’s presidential run, a US elections scholar tells DW. To get to the root of the problem, Trump simply needs to look in the mirror.
From her orange tinted face to extra hairpiece, Meryl Streep really fit the part. Slipping into the role of Donald Trump, the renowned actress sang a Cole Porter song – and went viral.
With Ted Cruz bowing out after a blistering defeat in Indiana, Donald Trump will be the Republican Party’s presidential candidate. That’s hard to swallow, but it’s good for both democracy in the US and the GOP.
Where does Donald Trump borrow most of his money? Germany. The country’s largest financial institution, Deutsche Bank, has floated him $2.5 billion in loans. But the bank-billionaire relationship is a fraught one.
Those who quickly dismissed Donald Trump’s bid for the presidency are wrong. As his nomination as the Republican candidate for the presidency is becoming increasingly possible, it is worth analysing his announcement as a candidate, since it offers an insight into the main tenets on which his presidency will be based. Rather than being a …