U.S. Democrats formally nominate Joe Biden as party’s presidential candidate

Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden for president on Tuesday, vowing his election would repair a pandemic-battered America and put an end to the chaos that has defined Republican President Donald Trump’s administration. The second night of the party’s four-night national convention, under the theme “Leadership Matters,” featured elder statesmen like former presidents Bill Clinton and… Read More U.S. Democrats formally nominate Joe Biden as party’s presidential candidate

Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita resigns following military detention

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita resigned on Tuesday and dissolved parliament hours after mutinying soldiers detained him at gunpoint, plunging a country already facing a jihadist insurgency and mass protests deeper into crisis. Looking tired and wearing a surgical mask, Keita resigned in a brief address broadcast on state television after troops seized him along… Read More Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita resigns following military detention