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  • ‘Day Without Immigrants’ protest takes off in US cities

    ‘Day Without Immigrants’ protest takes off in US cities

    The organizers say the point is to show the economic impact the immigrant community would have if they didn't spend their money or provide labour.

    February 15, 2022
  • Tricky time

    Tricky time

    Beijing’s attempt to woo Berlin and drive a wedge between America and Europe is also unravelling to an extent with the survey reporting that regardless of the composition of Germany’s next government, 59 per cent of respondents believe the European powerhouse’s China policy would be more hard-edged.

    October 29, 2021
  • Taliban mocks America with iconic World War II photo

    Taliban mocks America with iconic World War II photo

    An elite unit of Taliban fighters, wearing US-made tactical gear they apparently captured from retreating Afghan forces, has posed for a propaganda photo, which many outraged Americans found to be the "ultimate insult", Russia Today reported.

    August 22, 2021
  • Finesse and Firmness

    Finesse and Firmness

    He did sound somewhat rhetorical on Thursday when he said: “To the mayors, school superintendents, educators, local leaders, who are standing up to the governors politicising mask protection for our kids: thank you. Thank God that we have heroes like you, and I stand with you all, and America should as well.”

    August 19, 2021
  • In Taliban country…

    In Taliban country…

    By evening the Taliban had seized the “Arg”, the presidential palace that is Afghanistan’s historic seat of power.

    August 18, 2021
  • Unwarranted verdict

    Unwarranted verdict

    The United States of America has criticised the "unjust outcome" of the Tong trial.

    August 4, 2021
  • Cuban Spring?

    Cuban Spring?

    On his historic 2016 trip to Cuba, President Barack Obama had urged the island nation to support the expansion of the internet across the country and made internet access a priority issue for his administration’s Cuba policy.

    July 27, 2021
  • Nature’s payback

    Nature’s payback

    The states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland have been the worst affected by the record rainfall, which authorities have called the heaviest in a century.

    July 19, 2021
  • America sizzles

    America sizzles

    Residents in additional parts of southern Oregon were under “Go now” orders on Sunday while still more were told to “get set.” In Oregon, Governor Kate Brown declared a state of emergency on July 6.

    July 14, 2021
  • In one boat

    In one boat

    History teaches that no one ever wins in Afghanistan, not even the native Afghans, who remain amongst the most deprived, denied, and regressive societies on the planet. As history is poised to repeat itself, for once, no one will be celebrating the exit of yet another empire, not even those who worked surreptitiously to support the forces inimical to the exiting empire.

    July 12, 2021
  • Wall of Steel

    Wall of Steel

    The party’s continued rule, he averred, was essential to ensure that China stayed on course towards becoming a wealthy and advanced world power.

    July 3, 2021
  • Agree to Disagree

    Agree to Disagree

    The two sides differed sharply on human rights, including the right to protest. Mr Putin dismissed US concerns about Mr Navalny, who recently undertook a 24-day hunger strike.

    June 19, 2021
  • Imperfect competition

    Imperfect competition

    The foreign ministry in Beijing has denounced the legislation as an example of “zero-sum thinking which distorts the facts and smears China’s development path and domestic and foreign policies”.

    June 12, 2021
  • War in peace

    War in peace

    These new threats have been identified as addenda and not necessarily to replace the original threats and are aimed to ensure America is ready to face the challenges of the 21st century in war and in peacetime with a comprehensive national security and strategic plan in place.

    June 5, 2021
  • Gun culture again

    Gun culture again

    So when the US President speaks in terms of “immediate action”, he indirectly acknowledges that he has succeeded to a depleted inheritance.

    June 3, 2021
  • Curbs on Belarus

    Curbs on Belarus

    The travel sanctions were triggered by the sentencing of two journalists who had live-streamed an enormous protest in Minsk against Lukashenko’s rule in November.

    June 2, 2021
  • Defence of the Asian

    Defence of the Asian

    It will help federal, state, and local governments confront anti-Asian hate across America.

    May 27, 2021