3 Sep 2020
Facebook says it will ban political advertising the week before the US election, one of its most sweeping moves against disinformation yet as CEO Mark Zuckerberg warned of a "risk of civil unrest" after the vote.
11 Aug 2020
White House hopeful Joe Biden on Tuesday named Kamala Harris, a black US senator from California, as his choice for vice president, capping a months-long search for a Democratic partner to challenge President Donald Trump in November. "I have the great honour to announce that I've picked @KamalaHarris -- a fearless fighter for the little…
27 May 2020
Twitter labelled two Donald Trump tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims Tuesday, a first for the social network which has long resisted calls to censure the US president over truth-defying posts.
21 May 2020
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday he was "pretty confident" his company could help prevent attempts to influence the political outcome of the US presidential election later this year.
17 Feb 2018
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday dismissed as "blabber" accusations that Moscow had interfered in the US election that brought President Donald Trump to power. "So as long as we don't see facts, everything else is blabber," Lavrov said at the Munich Security Conference, a day after the US indicted 13 Russians for running…
4 Jan 2018
President Donald Trump on Wednesday disbanded an investigation into alleged voter fraud in the 2016 election, but refused to back down on unsubstantiated allegations of massive wrongdoing at the ballot box.
25 Jan 2017
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he will seek a probe of alleged voter fraud in the US election.
12 Dec 2016
The year 2016 would forever go down in history as the year with breaking news and hot topics that kept us on our toes all year round. Indeed, it was a year for the media as well a mouthful for citizens of different countries. It has been argued that the year with all its events…
11 Dec 2016
President-elect Donald Trump rejected the CIA's reported conclusion that Russia intervened to help him win the US election, saying in an interview broadcast Sunday that the idea is "ridiculous."
9 Dec 2016
President Barack Obama has ordered a review of all cyber attacks that took place during the 2016 election cycle, the White House said Friday, amid allegations of Russian interference.
28 Nov 2016
President-elect Donald Trump asserted Sunday that he would have won the US popular vote were it not for "millions of illegal" ballots, while dramatically sharpening his criticism of a recount in Wisconsin, calling it "a waste of time."
19 Nov 2016
The US system on its own cannot check the promised policies of Trump. We all have to join hands together to make rule of law and equality a mainstay in his administration.