Barack Obama announced executive actions in the US

Executive orders: how a US president can rule by decree

Briefing Fri 21 Nov, AT 10:57

Republicans say Obama's immigration rules are illegal and should be overturned, but executive orders have a long history

US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping

China and US strike 'historic' greenhouse gas emissions deal

One-Minute Read Wed 12 Nov, AT 09:06

World's two largest polluters pledge to cap carbon emissions ahead of major climate talks next year

Charles Laurence

Melt the planet: shock reality of Republicans’ midterm win

Wed 12 Nov, AT 07:44 Charles Laurence

Republicans plan to block, stymie or dismantle every proposal Obama has made to deal with climate change

Barack Obama

Net neutrality: Obama backs equal access to the internet

One-Minute Read Tue 11 Nov, AT 12:33

President comes out against controversial plans to create paid-for 'fast lanes' for the internet

US troops

US troop deployment marks 'new phase' in the fight against IS

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Nov, AT 09:56

The number of US soldiers in Iraq will double in 'phase two' of Obama's fight against Islamic State

How do Arab media write about Assad and Syria?

Analysis Fri 7 Nov, AT 15:10

President Assad remains a sharply divisive figure for mainstream Arabic-language media

Republican supporters in Colorado

US midterm elections: what next after Republican victory?

Briefing Wed 5 Nov, AT 11:27

Republican party overwhelms Democrats in a sweeping election victory across the United States

Republican supporters in Colorado

US midterm elections: what next after Republican victory?

Briefing Fri 5 Sep, AT 11:10

Republican party overwhelms Democrats in a sweeping election victory across the United States

President Putin Singing

Six musical politicians: from a rapping Michael Gove to a tender, crooning Vladimir Putin

Summary Tue 4 Nov, AT 12:38

Norman Baker wants to focus on his band The Reform Club, but he’s not the only pop star politician

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