People

Russia's Putin protected from coronavirus by disinfection tunnel

Russia's Putin protected from coronavirus by disinfection tunnel Russian Federation has recorded more than half a million infections, the third-highest number of cases in the world after Brazil and the United States, something it attributes to an enormous testing programme. "There are even two of them in the Kremlin , and one in Novo-Ogaryovo (outside Moscow), since this is now the president's main working residence and people come to him for meetings there". [Full Article...]

Top Voice of America officials resign after confirmation of Trump appointee

Top Voice of America officials resign after confirmation of Trump appointee The Voice of America and other U.S. government-funded media outlets have been hit by waves of turmoil, uncertainty and attacks after President Donald Trump 's pick to lead the U.S. In April, for example, the White House criticized VOA for its story about the reopening of Wuhan, China, where the COVID-19 outbreak first emerged. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom and Jordan leaders voice concerns over Israeli annexation plan

United Kingdom and Jordan leaders voice concerns over Israeli annexation plan The initiative paves the way for the eventual creation of a Palestinian state, but on reduced territory and without key Palestinian demands such as a capital in east Jerusalem. Several Gulf nations also reinforced their opposition to annexation on Tuesday. Most of the worldwide community considers Israel's West Bank settlements illegal under global law. [Full Article...]

Three Indian soldiers 'killed' in clash on Chinese border

Three Indian soldiers 'killed' in clash on Chinese border In a statement on Tuesday morning, the army said: "During the de-escalation process underway in the Galwan Valley , a violent face-off took place yesterday (Monday) night with casualties on both sides". India and China had accepted a de facto border called the Line of Actual Control (LAC ) in 1993 but differences leading to flare-ups remain . In May, dozens of Indian and Chinese soldiers ... [Full Article...]

Johnson’s Plan to Scrap UK Aid Ministry Attacked by Predecessors

Johnson’s Plan to Scrap UK Aid Ministry Attacked by Predecessors Though he denied that the move would mark a return to "tied aid" in which foreign aid was provided to countries in return for favours given to the British government. He said that "the strategic aims of alignment with diplomacy and focus on new areas of strategic interest to Britain" could be accomplished without DFID's abolition and that it was a "wrong and regressive move". [Full Article...]

Two protestors in Australia arrested as they deface Captain Cook`s statue

Two protestors in Australia arrested as they deface Captain Cook`s statue Shi runs the "Sniff Off" campaign - which calls for an end to police sniffer dogs - in collaboration with New South Wales Greens MP David Shoebridge. SYDNEY (AP) - An Australian state government leader said on Monday she was considering tougher laws to protect monuments after two statues of British explorer James Cook were vandalized in Sydney. [Full Article...]

New Zealand's first Covid cases in 24 days came from UK

New Zealand's first Covid cases in 24 days came from UK Ardern said it was "absolutely nonsensical" they were not tested earlier and it was clear border controls needed to be tightened to ensure similar failures were not repeated. Government Ministers had been told that everyone coming in from the border was going to be tested twice, and Ardern said she believed there was a legal mechanism to enforce that. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court declines to hear gun-rights cases

Supreme Court declines to hear gun-rights cases The court also passed up a case out of California dealing with the "microstamping" of handgun ammunition as well as bans on interstate handgun sales. Among the cases that the court refused to hear were assault weapons bans in MA and Cook County, Illinois. [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505