Category: World News

China, India accuse each other of firing shots at tense border

Beijing accuses New Delhi of 'severe military provocation' but India denies its soldiers crossed the disputed border. China and India have accused each other of firing shots on their flashpoint Himalayan border, in a further escalation of military tension between the nuclear-armed Asian rivals. The relationship between the two countries has deteriorated since a clash … Continue reading China, India accuse each other of firing shots at tense border

All of us’: Biden appeals for unity, as Democrats underscore stakes on convention’s final night: ANALYSIS

When the moment came, Joe Biden met it with an appeal for unity. 4:36 The evening’s speakers included 2020 Democratic nominee for president of the U.S. Joe Biden, as well as... Read MoreThe evening’s speakers included 2020 Democratic nominee for president of the U.S. Joe Biden, as well as Michael Bloomberg and Senator Tammy Duckworth.Kevin Lamarque/Reuters … Continue reading All of us’: Biden appeals for unity, as Democrats underscore stakes on convention’s final night: ANALYSIS

USA: 5 takeaways from final night of Democratic National Convention

DNC 2020: Night 4 key moments The evening’s speakers included 2020 Democratic nominee for president of the U.S. Joe Biden, as well as... Read MoreThe evening’s speakers included 2020 Democratic nominee for president of the U.S. Joe Biden, as well as Michael Bloomberg and Senator Tammy Duckworth. Former Vice President Joe Biden formally took the reins of the … Continue reading USA: 5 takeaways from final night of Democratic National Convention

FULL TEXT: Joe Biden’s 2020 Democratic National Convention Speech

FULL TEXT: Joe Biden’s 2020 Democratic National Convention Speech

Joe Biden accepts Democratic Party’s nomination Biden ended the four-day virtual Democratic National Convention with the biggest speech of... Read MoreBiden ended the four-day virtual Democratic National Convention with the biggest speech of his political career as he accepted his party’s presidential nomination.Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Below is the full text of Joe Biden's speech at the Democratic National Convention in … Continue reading FULL TEXT: Joe Biden’s 2020 Democratic National Convention Speech

Israel-UAE deal a Trump stunt targeted at Iran

The Israel-UAE agreement gives the United States a rare diplomatic success in the Middle East -- but it is Iran which President Donald Trump has in his sights, with a strategy that now shifts to the United Nations. The White House has lavished praise on a foreign policy coup which was sorely needed by a … Continue reading Israel-UAE deal a Trump stunt targeted at Iran

UN rejects US wish to extend indefinitely arms embargo on Iran

UN rejects US wish to extend indefinitely arms embargo on Iran

The United Nations Headquarters pictured in New York City, New York, U.S. The UN Security Council on Friday resoundingly defeated a US resolution to indefinitely extend the UN arms embargo on Iran, with the Trump administration getting support from only the Dominican Republic but vowing further action to prevent Tehran's sale and export of conventional weapons. The vote … Continue reading UN rejects US wish to extend indefinitely arms embargo on Iran

Trump announces ‘Historic Peace Agreement’ between Israel, UAE

United Arab Emirates and Israel agree to 'full normalization' of diplomatic relations, Trump announces UAE and Israel agree to establish full diplomatic ties; Kevin Corke reports from the White House. President Trump on Thursday announced what he called a “Historic Peace Agreement” between  Israel and the United Arab Emirates saying they agreed to “full normalization … Continue reading Trump announces ‘Historic Peace Agreement’ between Israel, UAE

Why I Will Oppose Tinubu Presidency In 2023 – Ayo Adebanjo

Why I Will Oppose Tinubu Presidency In 2023 – Ayo Adebanjo

Elder statesman, Chief Ayo Adebanjo has warned that the country is hanging on the cliff and may crash if it is not restructured back to true federalism as was during the First Republic. In an interview, the Afenifere leader said he would oppose APC leader, Bola Tinubu or any southerner that wants to run for … Continue reading Why I Will Oppose Tinubu Presidency In 2023 – Ayo Adebanjo

Indian PM Narendra Modi lays foundation for temple on site of mosque destroyed by mobs

The Babri mosque was destroyed by Hindu mobs in 1992, sparking riots in which around 2,000 people across the country were killed. Image:A supporter of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party holds a model of the proposed temple Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone for the Ram temple to be built in … Continue reading Indian PM Narendra Modi lays foundation for temple on site of mosque destroyed by mobs