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Affiliate of Venezuelas state-owned oil company made donation even as President Nicols Maduro accuses US of plotting to ovethrow him President Two people were shot dead and dozens injured in street battles between protesters and government supporters. Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/19/venezuela-donation-donald-trump-inauguration

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US president spoke with the Turkish leader Monday following a referendum that has escalated concern over Erdoans increasingly authoritarian grip Donald Trump called to congratulate a narrow victory in a contested referendum that will grant him sweeping new powers, according to the White House. International observers monitoring the Turkish referendum concluded in a Erdoans accumulation […]

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I hope you were just being polite to a man who felt free to invade a womans personal space. Because if it was a true show of unity, that is shameful Oh, Theresa May, Ive been there: one minute youre just a woman trying to do your job; the next, a man is touching you […]

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Post story came as reports suggested Trump had been obsessed with stories that accurately said inauguration had noticeably smaller crowd than Obamas in 2009 Donald Trump ordered the National Park Service director to produce additional photographs of his inauguration crowds, believing the images might prove that the media had lied about the size of the […]

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Booker prize winner says presidents rise is not a shock and race relations have improved very little, even under Obama When Donald Trump was being inaugurated, Paul Beatty was lying in bed with his wife, groggy with medication halfway around the world, in Jaipur, India. His book, The Sellout, Narendra] Modi here, [ Paul Beatty […]

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The bullying rhetoric was a dream fulfilled for the cheering faithful. And, for me, a waking nightmare This was real. This was not a nightmare from which you could force yourself awake. Donald Trump raised his hand and took the oath of office, then delivered his inaugural address. Standing just downslope from the Washington Monument, […]

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For Muscovites watching the ceremony, US presidents past warm words towards Vladimir Putin are seen as sign the Kremlin will regain influence Maria Katasonova pointed proudly to the three stylised portraits behind her: versions of Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and Marine Le Pen, all made to look eerily similar with blond hair and identical outfits. […]

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After telling border agents their plans to march, groups cars were searched and phones examined, and each person was fingerprinted and had their photo taken Would-be protesters heading to the Barack Obamas inauguration. I couldnt even get in for this one, whereas at the other one, the guy at the border literally gave me a […]

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President signed executive order to ease burden of Obamacare and agencies were under regulatory freeze, but many first steps were postponed Less than eight hours after becoming president, Donald Trump sat behind the desk in the Oval Office and issued his first executive order. However, the newly elected president seemed to only stick his toe […]

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Trump spoke at the Lincoln Memorial, where Martin Luther King Jr declared I have a dream, and told the largely white crowd: Youre not forgotten any more Donald Trump staked his claim to Washington on Thursday by promising to make America great again while at the feet of the US capitals giant marble statue of […]

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