These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this episode of On the News Line:
Trump’s surprise victory in the US presidential election stunned Americans and many other people around the globe. The victory came despite the fact that most of the polls and surveys had predicted that his Democrat rival, Hilary Clinton, had more chance to win the race to the White House. But why did Americans vote for the real-estate mogul?
Saudis and Trump presidency
Donald Trump will shortly assume office as the next president of the United States. While nothing official is still known about his post-election plans, many are already worried if he will actually materialize his controversial campaign threats. Saudi Arabia’s oil minister Khalid Al-Falih has warned Trump to do away with a promise to block imports of Saudi oil.
ICC's existence under threat
Russia says it’s formally withdrawing its signature from the founding statute of the International Criminal court, the ICC. In recent months, three African countries signaled their intention to leave the court.