Barack Obama advises a wait and see approach to President-elect Donald Trump

Barack Obama advises a wait and see approach to President-elect Donald Trump

Obama said the realities of the White House may force Trump to adjust how he approaches many issues. Obama also urged his fellow Democrats to fight for their beliefs, but be willing to work with his Republican successor whenever possible. Obama made the remarks at the close of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Peru, his last stop on his final foreign tour as the U.S. head of state. Nov 21, 2016
Sisters Uncut block bridges across the UK to protest cuts to domestic violence services

Sisters Uncut block bridges across the UK to protest cuts to domestic violence services

Sisters Uncut marched through London, Bristol, Newcastle and Glasgow, blocking bridges to protest against government cuts to domestic violence services.They warn a promised £20m of funding for generic services is not enough to protect women fleeing violent relationships.Specialist BAME domestic violence services are at high risk of being underfunded, affecting women of colour, migrant, disabled and LGBT survivors who remain more likely to be trapped in violence.During the march in London, protesters blocked Waterloo Bridge for 20 minutes as a symbol of the blocked bridge to safety many women will face if services are cut. Nov 20, 2016
Washington: Anti-fascist protesters march against alt-right conference

Washington: Anti-fascist protesters march against alt-right conference

Anti-fascist protesters demonstrated against a white nationalist conference at the International Trade Center in Washington D.C.The National Policy Institute, an alt-right group, was celebrating the election of President-elect Donald Trump.One alt-right member was injured and two protesters arrested when a fight broke out. The alt-right movement opposes multiculturalism and immigration and is accused of promoting racism and sexism.The Southern Poverty Law Centre classes the National Policy Institute as a white supremacist organisation. Nov 20, 2016
Nearly 100 people killed as passenger train derails in northern India

Nearly 100 people killed as passenger train derails in northern India

At least 96 people were killed and many were injured in a train crash in northern India. Fourteen carriages derailed in the early hours of 20 November.The death toll is expected to rise as rescue workers are trying to free trapped passengers.Indias railways minister, Suresh Prabhu, promised an immediate investigation into the cause of the accident. Nov 20, 2016