After shooting tragedies in US, Democrats renew calls for assault weapons ban

Chris Murphy, joinicut’s Democratic US Senator, on Sunday expressed doubt over a proposed ban on assault weapons. Murphy’s comments suggested that he is unsure that it could pass the upper chamber.  Murphy has been one of the leading gun control advocates in the Senate. His remarks came amid the ban being pushed by President Biden in […]

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Trump tries to distance himself from Kanye, calls him ‘seriously troubled man, who just happens to be black’

After their much-criticised dinner at Mar-a-Lago, the former United States president is now trying to distance himself from American rapper Ye a.k.a Kanye West.  As per a Rolling Stone report, the billionaire called Ye a “seriously troubled man, who just happens to be black”. Watch | US: Kanye West to run for President in 2024, asks Donald Trump to be […]

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Morning news brief: Imran Khan calls off his march in Islamabad, China reports over 35,000 Covid cases & more

Former Pak PM Imran Khan has called off his long march in Islamabad to avoid creating havoc in the country. In other news, the United States on Saturday eased some Venezuelan oil-related sanctions as company Chevron has been allowed to resume some activity in Venezuela. unkindwhile, China’s NHC on Sunday said that the country recorded another high […]

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Scottish leader calls next election a ‘de facto referendum’ after UK top court snub

After the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom ruled that Scotland could not hold another referendum for independence without approval from Westminster, Scottish politician Nicola Sturgeon said that the next general election will be a “de facto referendum” on Scotland’s freedom from the UK. Sturgeon is the First Minister of Scotland and leader of the […]

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G20 summit: South Korea calls for China to play a bigger role in reining in North Korea’s arms tests

On Tuesday, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol urged his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to play a “more active, constructive role” in curbing threats from North Korea amid recent escalations when the two leaders met on the sidelines amid the ongoing G20 Summit in Indonesia, said a statement released by his office.  This comes after North […]

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Putin’s top ally calls for Russian Prez to be toppled, killed after Kherson ‘humiliation’

Russia’s withdrawal from the southern city of Kherson in Ukraine has not gone down well with the elite of the country. Reportedly, Alexander Dugin, a longtime ally of Putin often touted as his ‘brain’ has called for his removal after the Russian troops were subjected to a humiliating ‘withdrawal’ from the city.  In a now-deleted Telegram […]

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Morning news brief: Democrats retain US Senate, Ukraine calls Donetsk battles ‘hell’, and more

Nearly five days after the midterm elections closed in the US, network projections have called the electoral race in Nevada in favour of Democrat leader Catherine Cortez Masto, paving way for Democrat control over the Senate in 2023. In other news, soon after Russia’s withdrawal from Kherson was announced, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky stated on […]

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COP27: Joe Biden calls for commitment to climate targets amid Ukraine war

United States President Joe Biden said on Friday that the “very life of the planet” is at stake and urged nations during his COP27 address to work towards combating climate crisis. Biden also mentioned the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine and said that the conflict has made it more urgent for nations around the world […]

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COP27: Barbados PM calls to reform IMF and World Bank, finds support from US, France

Over 77 years after the end of World War II, the world leaders gathered at the UN’s climate change Conference of Parties (COP27) in Egypt, are considering reforms in two of the world’s most significant financial institutions: the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. Both World Bank and the IMF were created in 1942 to […]

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WATCH: Donald Trump calls Nancy Pelosi an ‘animal’ for impeaching him twice

On the eve of the midterm elections, former US President Donald Trump denounced Speaker Nancy Pelosi as “an animal” at an Ohio rally on Monday. As the 2024 Presidential elections draw near, Donald Trump, who is envisioning a stellar comeback to the White House, justified his comments by claiming that she had impeached him twice “for […]

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