Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova, on May 13, demanded immediate end of persecuting Russian Journalists so that they can work under normal condition. The more restrictions are being constantly imposed on Russian Journalists accredited in the US and that is making their work more difficult. She mentioned that the Federal Bureau of investigation recently attempted twice to involve a head of Russian correspondent office in… read-more
On May 12, Elon Musk expressed through his tweet that he thinks a less divisive candidate will be better in 2024 election than former President Donald Trump. He also said Biden was elected not because of the transformation of the country, rather because everyone wanted 'less drama'. Earlier this week Musk said banning decision ofTrump from twitter was a mistake.
In the Global Covid-19 Summit hosted by different health experts of all the nations on May 12, US President Joe Biden and European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen agreed to collaborate. Two leaders issued a joint statement and decided to cooperate on pathogen monitoring and vaccine research. US committed extra 200 million USD, European Union committed 450 million USD to the World Bank to prevent pandemic, global health security.
According to the New York Times, Ukrainian Officials confirmed that they have killed about 12 Russian Generals on the battlefield. American intelligence provided Ukraine with details regarding Russia's expected troop movements that has helped Ukrainian Forces kill many of the Russian Generals in the war. Though US officials declined to specify how many generals are killed with the help of US Intelligence, these are the claims of the… read-more
United States Supreme Court is poised to strike down US "Right to Abortion". According to the 98-page leaked draft obtained by Politico, written by Justice Samuel Alito said, "Abortion presents a profound moral question". In Roe v. Wade, the nation's highest court held that access to abortion is a women's constitutional right until it's 22-24 weeks of gestation. The US in recent months has banned all abortions after six weeks.
The Calf Canyon and Hermit's Peak fires have burned 97,064 acers and is growing 30,000 acres more in the last 24-hours. The National Weather Services warned people of small cities in northern New Mexico of extreme situations due to a massive wildlife fire, that happened a week ago. Despite the efforts of over 1,000 firefighters, the fire, smoke, and windy conditions will have a severe impact for a week.
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The United States is expected to call for joint action against Russia at the upcoming Quad summit in Tokyo, Japan. Questioned about the possibility of the United States demanding unified action against the country, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki shared, "We will convey the same sentiments in this meeting." The White House said that more details regarding Biden's upcoming trip would be shared soon.
The United States has expressed outrage over the Kabul school attacks. After attacks near a Kabul school left around 20 people dead, the US State Department has sent its condolences to the grieving families. Commenting on the tragic incident, US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price noted that children should be able to pursue their studies safely, without any fear of violence.
The US on March 16, welcomed an order of International Court of Justice that directed Russia to hault its military operations in Ukraine. About 13 judges voted against the Russian invasion including Indian Justice Dalveer Bhandari, while two voted against the court order. Judge Xue Hanqin from china opposed the court's order. The court took note of the material damages caused by Russia to the buildings and infrastructure in Ukraine.
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South Korea's national defence ministry announced to send non-lethal military supplies and medical supplies to Ukraine, amid the ongoing Russian invasion. Out of the 20 items that will be shipped to Ukraine, 12 will be military supplies and the rest will be medical supplies. Reportedly, the non-lethal military supplies will include combat helmets, emergency foods, military folding cots and blankets. The supplies are expected to be dispatched… read-more