Hillary Clinton has officially thrown her hat in the ring via a YouTube video. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have done the same. These days, in order to run for US president you need a serious social media presence.
Hillary Clinton officially announced her campaign for US president this weekend. (13.04.2015)
Hillary Clinton has officially announced her candidacy for the US presidency on Sunday. But though she currently appears unstoppable, her victory is far from certain, says DW's Gero Schliess in Washington. (13.04.2015)
To the surprise of nobody, Hillary Clinton has announced that she's running for president. Though she has a clear path to the Democratic nomination, she runs the risk of taking her most-favored status for granted. (13.04.2015)
Republican lawmaker Rand Paul has announced his bid to become the next US president. The Kentucky senator is expected to kick off his campaign in a few hours in his home state. (07.04.2015)
The CEO of Twitter has announced that political advertising will be banished from the platform. It comes as Facebook faces criticism for its laid back attitude to political lies in advertising.
A report by US-based democracy watchdog Freedom House says many Africans are unknowingly under surveillance by their own states via social media platforms. Zimbabwe and Sudan are among the countries to be singled out.
Social media was once seen as a threat, but many authoritarian states have turned it to their advantage. Saudi Arabia's alleged Twitter infiltration shows the lengths it will go to turn users' information against them.
The disclosure of alleged Russian contacts by US Attorney General Sessions is a political victory for the Democrats. It will only last if there is any truth to the accusations, says DW's Miodrag Soric.
Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's choice for attorney general, has addressed concerns surrounding his political objectivity during confirmation hearings. He also said he doesn't back a ban on Muslims entering the US.
From expelling diplomats to defying Israel, Barack Obama has made significant policy decisions before the end of his term. But the moves have raised questions about his administration before his successor takes over.
A simmering dispute between President Barack Obama and his incoming successor Donald Trump looked destined to boil over. However, a call from the President appears to have at least momentarily eased tensions for now.
Electors in Colleges across the US have met to officially seal the presidential victory of Donald Trump. Results will be officially announced in a special joint session of Congress at the start of January.
Rather than cast a ballot for Donald Trump, a Republican elector from Texas resigned from the Electoral College. In an interview with DW, he explains why his conscience doesn't allow him to help make Trump president.
Moscow vowed retaliatory measures after Germany expelled two Russian diplomats over the killing in Berlin of a Georgian man. German prosecutors have said there is evidence the murder was carried out on Moscow's behalf.
The third election in less than five years has been described as the most important in decades. The outcome could see Boris Johnson make good on his promise to "get Brexit done." Follow the latest developments here.
German-made weapons are a common sight in Yemen's war, which has killed over 100,000 people. Arms companies and Angela Merkel's government have been accused by NGOs of aiding possible war crimes over arms exports.
The official death toll from the eruption of a New Zealand volcano has risen to eight. Authorities said a "highly volatile" situation at the disaster site is frustrating efforts to recover eight others presumed dead.
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