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    No idea what Trump would do as president: Merkel ally

    Reuters | Updated at 01:38pm on November 09, 2016

    A senior member of German chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party said on German radio on Wednesday that the German government was uncertain what Republican Donald Trump would do if he wins the US presidential election...

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    French far-right leader Le Pen congratulates Trump

    Reuters | Updated at 01:26pm on November 09, 2016

    France's far-right National Front party leader Marine Le Pen congratulated Donald Trump on Wednesday as he looked set for a shock victory in the US presidential election...

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    State-by-state US Electoral College results

    Reuters | Updated at 11:39am on November 09, 2016


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    World in shock as Trump surges to victory in US

    Reuters | Updated at 12:47pm on November 09, 2016

    Governments from Asia to Europe reacted with stunned disbelief on Wednesday to the victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential election, while populists hailed the result as a triumph of the people over a failed political establishment...

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    Pakistan deports National Geographic 'Afghan girl'

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:41pm on November 09, 2016

    An Afghan woman immortalised on a National Geographic cover was deported by Pakistani officials early Wednesday to her war-torn homeland following a brief period of detention for using fraudulent identity papers...

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    Shock, despair and silence at Clinton HQ

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:39pm on November 09, 2016

    A stony silence cast a pall early Wednesday over what was meant to be Hillary Clinton's presidential victory party as, one by one, states turned Republican red for Donald Trump...

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    Trump's surprise wins in key US states rattle world markets

    Reuters | Updated at 11:36am on November 09, 2016

    Republican Donald Trump scored a series of shocking wins in battleground US states including Florida and Ohio on Tuesday, opening a path to the White House for the...

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    Two dead, 2 wounded by gunfire near California polling place

    Reuters | Updated at 10:37am on November 09, 2016

    One man was killed and two women wounded when a gunman opened fire with an assault rifle at a house across the street from a polling station in the Southern California town of Azusa on Tuesday, police said, before the gunman was also found dead...

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    India scraps high currency notes to fight graft 

    Associated Press | Updated at 10:22am on November 09, 2016

    India scrapped its highest-denomination currency notes overnight, delivering a blow to black-market money launderers but plunging hundreds of millions of common citizens holding cash savings into fear and uncertainty...

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    Italian court allows mother to give child her name

    BBC | Updated at 09:23am on November 09, 2016

    Italy's constitutional court has ruled against legislation that automatically gives children of married couples the father's surname...