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Beijing reiterates protest after Trump tweets criticize China

After US president-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter Sunday evening to criticize China amid an ongoing uproar over his unexpected phone call with Taiwan's president, Beijing on Monday said it...

Trump's talk with Taiwan leader only a "courtesy call," Pence says

US vice president-elect Mike Pence on Sunday brushed off the uproar surrounding Donald Trump's telephone conversation with the president of Taiwan, describing it as only a "courtesy call."

Russia's Putin praises US president-elect Trump as "smart man"

Russian leader Vladimir Putin praised US president-elect Donald Trump as a "smart man" in an interview with Russian broadcaster NTV released Sunday.

Hawkish state-run Chinese paper slams Trump's Taiwan call as "petty"

China's most hawkish state-run tabloid denounced the phone call between Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and US president-elect Donald Trump as a "petty gesture," in a typically blistering online...

Trump breaks with decades-old US policy in call with Taiwan president

US president-elect Donald Trump telephoned with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan on Friday in a move widely considered to risk a frosty response from Beijing.

Democratic senators push Russian election interference investigation

The ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Thursday for a formal investigation into Russian interference in the US election.

Trump vows US companies won't leave "without consequences"

President-elect Donald Trump vowed Thursday that US companies will not be able to take their operations outside the country "without consequences."

Obama "deliberately destroyed" US-Russia relations, Lavrov says

Outgoing US President Barack Obama "deliberately destroyed" relations with Russia, Moscow's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said in a Thursday interview, expressing his country's readiness to work...

Reddit to crack down on "toxic" Trump users

US-based news sharing and discussion website Reddit will take action against "toxic users," in particular some of president-elect Donald Trump's supporters, the chief executive and co-founder said...

Trump names wealthy former investment bankers to key positions

US president-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday named two former investment bankers to key administration positions dealing with economic policy.

President-elect Trump says he's leaving his businesses "in total"

Donald Trump said Wednesday that he will step down from daily operations at his businesses "in total" so he can focus on the US presidency.

Trump names Chinese immigrant to transportation post

Donald Trump named former labour secretary Elaine Chao to head the US Department of Transportation in his new administration, as the country's president-elect continued to fill cabinet posts...

Trump calls for flag burners to have citizenship revoked

US president-elect Donald Trump called Tuesday for severe consequences for those who burn the US flag in acts of protest.

Trump selects Obamacare critic as health secretary

Donald Trump has named Georgia Congressman Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon, to lead the Health and Human Services Department, the president-elect's transition team announced Tuesday.

Is Austria next in line after Brexit and Trump?

Voters in Austria have a choice between a far-right and a Green president. No matter who wins, populism is gaining ground in the country.