Finland Prime Minister Sanna Marin said having women leaders was not only better for women but also for men - Finland’s gender equality minister is a man, Thomas Blomqvist
The vast majority of his 124 Twitter postings to his more than 71 million followers were retweets of messages, videos and images from Republican lawmakers and other backers haranguing Democrats over the impeachment trial
The ease and silence with which the Brexit bill was passed was breathtaking when you take into account the political rancour, double-dealing and dirty crossing that cost Theresa May her position as Prime Minister and caused the biggest upheaval of the UK political landscape.
Trump, who never mentioned his historic impeachment trial underway in the US Senate in Washington DC, never mentioned the words "climate change" and only once mentioned an environmental initiative and once slammed the climate protesters
If no witnesses are called, it is hoped the impeachment trial can move to its final stages, with Trump keen to see it finished before he gives his State of the Union address on 4 February.
Senate Leader Mitch McConnell will try and ensure that the Republicans vote together and use their majority to ban new witness evidence and have the impeachment charges go straight to a Senate acquittal. If four Republicans break rank, then it is likely the Republicans will seek witnesses in addition to the Democrats.
Vladimir Putin announced tax service chief Mikhail Mishustin, who has no political experience, would be his nomination to be the new Prime Minister after his loyal ally Dimitry Medvedev stepped aside
The phase one deal signed by US President Donald Trump and China's Vice-Premier Liu He at the White House is a win for Trump, US business and improved conditions for investment.
Voters in Taiwan overwhelmingly rejected the one-China principle, which holds that Taiwan and China are part of one country, similar to Hong Kong and China
US President Donald Trump knew that the 16 ballistic missiles fired from three sites never hit their intended targets - the US and Coalition troops had moved out as they had been warned hours in advance.